Maryland Jobs – Maintenance Officer

Website State of Maryland

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • A Correctional Maintenance Officer I Metal Maintenance is the entry level of work involving the custody, security and supervision of adult inmates in maintenance and repair work in a correctional environment.
  • Employees in this classification do not supervise other positions. Employees in this classification receive close supervision from a Correctional Maintenance Officer Supervisor.
  • Employees are assigned to day, evening, night or rotating shifts.
  • Employees are subject to call-in during emergencies and staffing shortages.
  • Work is performed in and around a correctional facility, and employees are continually exposed to inmates who may be abusive and hostile and have access to potentially dangerous tools and equipment.
  • When assigned to outside maintenance jobs, employees are exposed to all types of weather conditions.
  • Employees may be required to physically subdue and restrain inmates during fights, riots and escape attempts.
  • The work may require moving objects weighing over 25 pounds.

Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The above educational requirement is set by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission in accordance with Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209, Annotated Code of Maryland.
  • Some positions in this classification may require employees to acquire the appropriate Maryland driver’s license to operate motor vehicles for the transportation of inmates or supplies.
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: State of Maryland

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Maryland, United States

Application Deadline: N/A

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