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DJS CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #17-002594-0001

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.

 

***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.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

DJS Cambridge Office

310 Gay Street

Cambridge, MD.

 

Main Purpose of Job

A DJS Case Management Program Supervisor is a managerial- level position that supervises community juvenile case management services for a county or jurisdiction. The candidate selected for this DJS Case Management Program Supervisor position will serve the Eastern Shore region from within the DJS field office located in Cambridge, Maryland.

POSITION DUTIES

The DJS Case Management Program Supervisor will provide guidance and supervision to case management staff and office personnel . The incumbent will oversee the implementation and coordination of all intake, supervision, probation, therapeutic services, family counseling, and after-care services for juveniles placed under the care of the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services. 

The incumbent will be responsible for representing the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services on the Local Coordinating Council and the Local Management Board, including other county-wide community outreach meetings and judicial hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Four 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.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Must be a current DJS employee

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

Applicants who meet the Minimum Qualifications will be placed on the eligible list categorized as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified. Candidates shall be certified to the eligible list for a 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.

The Certified Eligible list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit. Applications that do not include a completed supplemental questionnaire will be considered incomplete and may be subject to disapproval.

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 on line 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 DJS or other State agencies.   Please address additional questions regarding this recruitment to the 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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