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DJS CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST SUPERVISOR

DJS ROCKVILLE OFFICE- COMMUNITY CASE MANAGEMENT

Recruitment #17-002593-0003

Introduction

By law, DJS is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment, and after-care services.  DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement, and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

Rockville Administration Office 

7300 Calhoun Place

Rockville, MD. 20850

Main Purpose of Job

A DJS Case Management Specialist Supervisor will provide case management services to juveniles in a community or residential setting. The current DJS Case Management Specialist Supervisor recruitment involves acting as a liaison between the Juvenile Court(s) and Case Management Specialists. The candidate selected for this DJS Case Management Specialist Supervisor position will serve at the DJS office located in Rockville, Maryland.

POSITION DUTIES

The Case Management Specialist Supervisor (CMSS) will work as an liaison between DJS' Case Management Specialists and the Juvenile Court System.  The CMSS would be responsible for the direct oversight of Case Management Specialists to ensure compliance with appropriate case management and Departmental policies/procedures.   The Case Management Specialist Supervisor will provide oversight to the preparation and presentation of case materials in Juvenile Court. 

The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing court orders for the detention and commitment of juveniles; and provide counseling resources to juveniles and their parents/guardians.  The Case Management Specialist Supervisor will monitor appropriate placement at respective institutions; and administer the flow of case records and court orders to institutions. The incumbent will testify in court concerning DJS policies, oversee the availability of resources, and offer solutions to daily operational issues.

 

 

***Note****  Current DJS employees are expected to provide start and ending employment dates of each position that they held at DJS, even if it led to an internal promotion or demotion. Also, current DJS employees are expected to include their job duties within their employment application for each position that is listed. The HR Department/Unit will not be responsible with determining and/or researching which job duties you performed in your respective DJS positions. Failure to complete your employment application thoroughly and accurately may result in a "Not Qualified" status.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience providing case management services to emotionally or socially maladjusted, delinquent, victimized or exceptional juveniles in a community or residential setting.

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute an Associate of Arts degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and two years of experience providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute a Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Social Services classifications or Social Services specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates who possess at least one year of experience using ASSIST, METS and Safe Measures are preferred

 

Candidates who possess court report writing experience are preferred

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be a current employee at the Maryland Dept. of Juvenile Services 

Candidates must be willing to work an On-Call Work Schedule

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be fully certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission prior to appointment and are required to maintain certification while employed.

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article of the Maryland Annotated Code, Section 8-209, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.01.04, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include: U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status Must be at least 21 years of age A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing An oral interview, and Physical and psychological examinations.

2. 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.  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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show the qualifications for this recruitment. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. This list will be used by DJS hiring agency to select employees. 

 

 

  ***Note****  Current DJS employees are expected to provide start and ending employment dates of each position that they held at DJS, even if it led to an internal promotion or demotion. Also, current DJS employees are expected to include their job duties within their employment application for each position that is listed. The HR Department/Unit will not be responsible with determining and/or researching which job duties you performed in your respective DJS positions. Failure to complete your employment application thoroughly and accurately may result in a "Not Qualified" status.

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

***Note****  Current DJS employees are expected to provide start and ending employment dates of each position that they held at DJS, even if it led to an internal promotion or demotion. Also, current DJS employees are expected to include their job duties within their employment application for each position that is listed. The HR Department/Unit will not be responsible with determining and/or researching which job duties you performed in your respective DJS positions. Failure to complete your employment application thoroughly and accurately may result in a "Not Qualified" status.

Online application process is strongly urged.  However, if you are unable to apply online you may mail a paper application and copy of license/certificate to the address below or fax a paper application and copy of license/certificate to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted:    

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services    

OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit  

One Center Plaza  

120 W. Fayette St.  

Baltimore, MD 21201  

Attn: Kia Brown

Fax number 410-333-4188

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.   Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.ohr@maryland.gov.   Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments. DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.

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