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RE-POST CORRECTIONAL MAINTENANCE OFFICER I Refrigeration Mechanic

Recruitment #16-004057-0001

Introduction

RE-POST

CANDIDATES THAT APPLIED FOR THE PREVIOUS RECRUITMENT WHICH CLOSED ON 11/23/2016, PLEASE DO NOT REAPPLY YOUR APPLICATION REMAINS VALID

 

The Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Refrigeration Mechanic is the entry level of work involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmates in maintenance and repair work in a correctional environment.

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Vacancies currently exists at the following correctional institutions:

Western Correctional Institution, Cumberland, Md. (Allegany County)  Cumberland Maryland is over 90 miles west of Baltimore City.

Baltimore City - All facilities

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU INDICATE THE AREA(S) WHERE YOU ARE WILLING TO ACCEPT EMPLOYMENT ON THE APPLICATION

Main Purpose of Job

The Correctional Maintenance Officer(CMO) I, Refrigeration Mechanic is responsible for the repair and maintenance, training and supervision of inmates in the Refrigeration and HVAC trade at a State correctional facility. The CMO I, Refrigeration Mechanic may perform more complex or security sensitive maintenance and repair tasks and may work out of his/her assigned trade when needed.

POSITION DUTIES

INMATE SUPERVISION

Maintains control and discipline among the inmate helpers by enforcing safety, sanitary, custody and security regulations; perform searches of inmates for concealment of drugs, weapons, tools, equipment and other unauthorized items; prepare reports for infractions; subdue  and restrain inmates during fights, riots and escape attempts; attends required Correctional Officer training courses.

Assigns maintenance or repair tasks to designated inmates in the Refrigeration Mechanic, HVAC trade; instructs inmates in the proper methods and techniques for using and caring for tools, machinery and equipment; trains inmates in the performance of their assigned tasks; inspects all work performed by assigned inmates for adherence to trade standards and applicable codes; operates manual, electrical or electronic tools and equipment.

PERFORMANCE OF TRADE

Develops job contract cost estimates and the amount of man-hours, materials and supplies needed for repairs on specific projects; maintains records of materials and supplies used; inputs and maintains equipment history on the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Two years of experience in the option for which application is made (refrigeration/hvac maintenance, repair, installation).

Notes:

1. The above educational requirement is set by the Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209.

2. 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.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. 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 prior to permanent appointment. Some positions in this classification may require the operation of a motor vehicle for the transportation of inmates or supplies. Employees assigned such duties will be required to acquire the appropriate Maryland driver's license.

2. Employees who have not already done so must complete and successfully pass the Entrance Level Correctional Training Course required for the Maryland Correctional Training Commission certificate during the probationary period.

3. Employees classified in the Refrigeration Mechanic option may be assigned duties which require the disposing or servicing of air-conditioning, including dietary freezers and other refrigeration equipment. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess technician certification from an approved Environmental Protection Agency certifying organization as required by Section 608 of the Clean Air Act.

Candidates must attach a copy of their Technician Certification as stated above with the completed application.

Candidates without the Technician Certification as stated above must agree to obtain certification within 1 year after being hired.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Selection standards for correctional officer certification are established by the Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code. These selection criteria are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:

U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status
Must be at least 21 years of age
A completed background investigation
Oral interview
Physical examination.

2. Employees are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, must provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

3. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  The examination may consists of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the job.  It is essential that you give complete and accurate information on your application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date of this bulletin.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the online application or a Md. State paper application.  This office will NOT consider information submitted after the closing date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified and Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are strongly encouraged.  If no internet access, mail a Maryland State application to:

DPSCS-Recruitmet Examination and Retention Unit

6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309

Baltimore, MD  21215

Attn:  S. Grant

If you prefer to fax an application and/or supporting documentation, please fax to 410-585-0570.  Please provide a cover sheet with your name, the recruitment number, recruitment title and number of pages.

All applications and additional documents related to your application must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.

For questions regarding this recruitment call:  410-585-3406

 
TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

 

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