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Regional Maintenance Manager

Recruitment #24-005478-0022


If you are looking for an exciting career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, competitive salary, and the opportunity for advancement and professional growth, apply to join the DPSCS team today!

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) is seeking dedicated candidates to fill important roles within our department. We are one of the largest departments in Maryland with nearly 12,000 employees and a budget of more than $1 billion. In order to fulfill our mission of promoting safety, we have increased security at our institutions while leading the way in innovative restorative justice projects that will help offenders reintegrate into society upon release.

As a member of the DPSCS team, you can have a fulfilling career, while also enjoying a wide range of benefits such as medical and dental coverage, paid time off (i.e. vacation, sick leave), becoming vested in the State pension, supplemental retirement options, and even joining the Maryland State Employees Credit Union.




Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services Regional Maintenance
18601 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, MD 21746

Main Purpose of Job

The Regional Maintenance Manager is responsible for all local maintenance activities to include; direct supervision of the institutional maintenance management staff; develop, monitor, and control (including approval of each expenditure) all maintenance department budgets; the creation of all DGS Capital maintenance and Critical maintenance project requests.


  • Supervise institutional maintenance management staff.  Provide clear and direct management instructions to include opportunities for open discussion and encourage questions to be sure directions are completely understood. Evaluate the work of the maintenance management staff through the PEP process.  
  •  Develop, monitor, and control all applicable maintenance budget line items.  This includes the approval of maintenance department expenditures. Provide monthly reconciliation reports to the Assistant Director of Maintenance. Work with other regional maintenance managers to develop policies and procedures to guide and govern the maintenance mission.
  • Generate annual Capital and Critical maintenance project funding requests with project justifications (PJs) for submission to DGS. Provide oversight and coordination for all DGS Capital and Critical maintenance projects Ensures all project work is completed per contract documents and meets or exceeds code requirements where applicable. Attend project progress meetings and provide final approval when requested by the DGS project manager. 
  •  Assists in the interviewing and hiring of maintenance staff, promotion of maintenance supervisors and administrators for departmental facilities. Also, assist in the development of training programs for maintenance managers and staff.


 Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Maryland Correctional Training Commission regulation.

 Experience:   Six years of facilities management experience; three years of supervisory experience


· The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland

· Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in correctional institutional specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at a rate of two years of military experience for the required experience.


Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • Experience working with diverse populations, including incarcerated individuals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop an emergency action plan and execute it successfully
  • Experience resolving emergency repairs with short timelines
  • Familiarity with Maryland's Correctional System and relevant stakeholders


Internal Only: Limited to current Department of Public Safety & Correction Services employees only.




Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.


As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including:   health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost.



 · Personal Leave - New State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date)

 · Annual Leave -Ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year
· Sick Leave - Fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year 
· Parental Leave - up to Sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child 
· Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least Twelve (12) holidays per year

 · Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension 


Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to  Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line. Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or 410-767-4850. 


Jodee Maldonado, HR Analyst-

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