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Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor

Recruitment #24-006071-0011



"Together, we are building a stronger Maryland."

-  Governor Wes Moore

Do you want to join a dynamic, innovative team? Join one of the State of Maryland’s largest agencies, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS)! When you work at DPSCS, it’s an opportunity to support and impact our large workforce, help ensure the public safety of Maryland’s residents and change the lives of returning citizens.

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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.




Carroll County
7310 Slacks Road
 Sykesville, MD 21784


This position is responsible for the development, delivery, revision and implementation of all Emergency Vehicle Operations training objectives, practical exercises and evaluations in support of all the Police and Correctional Training Commissions, Emergency Vehicle Operations programs administered by staff assigned to the Drivers Training Unit. This is a professional training administrator/coordinator/instructor position within the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions, Driver Training Unit. The Driver Training Unit is responsible for providing C.O.M.A.R. mandated Entry Level, In-Service, Instructor Certification and continuing education to Police and Correctional professionals throughout the Maryland and other jurisdictions. The selected candidate will research, identify, design, develop, organize, implement, coordinate, instruct, manage and evaluate the delivery of all programs within the Emergency Vehicle Operations courses of study.

Develop, deliver and/or facilitate professional emergency vehicle operations training for law enforcement and correctional personnel. Present instruction (classroom and practical) in EVOC training programs conducted at the DTF.

  • Prepare evaluations of student’s performance and written records and files. Develop, setup, clear, adjust, etc. practical course training exercises. 
  • Familiarize self with all content for DTU lesson plans and programs. 
  • Supervise Allied Department Instructors while they are conducting their own training programs at the DTF. 
  • Assure accountability of DTF equipment utilized during training exercises, (helmets, radios, first aid equipment, stopwatches, tire pressure gauges, vehicle fluids, keys, training vehicles, etc.) and report vehicle, equipment and facility maintenance needs, as soon as aware of, to assure safe operations of such and of the facility. 
  • Assist with maintenance of DTF equipment and facility as the need arises and directed by the Administrator and/or Senior Instructor. 


Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience. 


Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
1. One year of experience instructing for a police academy or police in-service training program.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
1. Possess an Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor Certification from MPCTC or are able to achieve such a certification within six months of beginning employment. 
2. Possess an Academic Instructor’s Certification from MPCTC or are able to achieve such a certification within six months of beginning employment.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


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 ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and 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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. 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, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). 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.

Wayne Davis 410-967-3174

If you are having ifficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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