Recruitment #17-003707-0002

Department DPSCS Internal Investigation Unit
Date Opened 6/23/2017 3:31:00 PM
Filing Deadline 7/7/2017 11:59:00 PM
Salary $56,743.00 – $91,107.00/year
Employment Type Full-Time
HR Analyst Pandora Johnson
Work Location Howard

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This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services (DPSCS). The resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies within DPSCS. This list will be valid for one year.




8510 Corridor Road, Suite 100

Savage, Maryland 20763

Main Purpose of Job

To provide direct supervision to investigators from the Intelligence and Investigative Division Detective Provisional to Detective Sergeants assigned to the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services Intelligence & Investigative Division.


First-line supervisory level of field investigation work involving the investigation of allegations of misconduct or suspected criminal activity involving employees of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, adult inmates confined in a correctional facility or any individual that has contact with the employees or clients-inmates, arrestees, detainees or parolees of the Department.

The employee in the classification directly supervises Intelligence and Investigative Division Detective Provisional‘s and Detective Sergeant’s within the Intelligence and Investigative Division. Responds, guides and directs investigations of a serious nature.

Maintains appropriate time records of subordinates. Conducts first level review of subordinate’s criminal and administrative investigation reports to ensure clarity, logic, impartiality, and proper documentation, consistent with the mission of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

Maintains case management system that assures timely case assignments and assessment of cases and case numbers, dissemination of information and identification of emerging patterns and conditions relating to corruption.

Tracks case status and numbers on a daily basis. Performs other related duties.


Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Police Training Commission regulation.

Experience: Three years of investigative work as an Internal Investigation Detective Sergeant, or three years of comparable law enforcement investigative experience in a municipal, county, state or federal police agency.


  1. The above educational requirement is set by the Police Training Commission in accordance with Public Safety Article, Section 3-207.
  2. Applicants may substitute college education for the required general experience at the rate of 60 college credits, including at least 15 credits of criminal justice courses for up to one year of the required experience.
  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in special investigations or military police classifications or specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at the rate of two years of military experience for one year of experience.


  1. Candidates must possess and maintain a current Maryland certification as a Police Officer.
  2. 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.


  1. Employees must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Police Training Commission for police officers in accordance with Public Safety Article, Section 3-207 of the Annotated Code. Selection standards for police officer training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 04, Chapter 01 and include the following: U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status, Must be at least 21 years of age, A complete background investigation Oral interview, Physical examination, Polygraph, and psychological evaluations.
  2. Candidates will be given a medical examination to determine their ability to perform job-related functions. Employees in this classification will be required to bear firearms, and to demonstrate practical knowledge and proficiency in the safe use and care of firearms on a periodic basis.

3.Employees are subject to call-in on a 24-hours a day basis and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached, and carry Telecommunication Device.

  1. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 06.01.09, 12.04.01 and Police Training Commission General Regulation .01-1, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate 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 the above closing date.


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