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Manager II (Warden), Grade M2

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  • Location:  Boyds , MD, US
  • Closing Date:  Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $95, 251

The  Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking candidates for  Manager II, Warden of the Detention Services Division.
About the Department and Position:
The Warden of Detention Services is responsible for the operation of two detention facilities, the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) located in Rockville, and the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) located in Boyds. The Warden provides day to day management and leadership to MCDC and MCCF facilities, jail operations conducted within the facilities, and the coordination of correctional operations with all other criminal justice agencies and programs that interact at MCDC and MCCF.  The MCDC facility is primarily responsible for the intake and law enforcement processing of adult male and female offenders arrested within the County and has a facility capacity to accommodate approximately 200 inmates.  Over 10,000 offenders annually arrive at MCDC’s Central Processing Unit (CPU).  Major program elements at MCDC are the Central Processing Unit, Intake, Booking and Release, Pre-Trial Assessment, Records, Behavioral Health Screening and Assessment, Public Defense interviewing of inmate clients, interface with the Police Warrants and Fugitives Unit, and critical daily support of all District Court Commissioner operations. 

Following an initial intake at MCDC, inmates transfer to the 1,028-bed Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF), usually within 72 hours.  MCCF is responsible for the custody and care of male and female offenders who are either in a pre-trial status or serving sentences of up to 18 months.  Progressive, comprehensive correctional services are provided to all inmates covering substance abuse, mental health issues, cognitive behavioral modification, basic education, life skills, and workforce preparation.
Detention Services (both jails) hold accreditation from the American Correctional Association and the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards.  Prison Rape

Elimination Act (PREA) audits were just completed with DOCR being awarded full compliance in January 2022. Knowledge and experience with national correctional accreditation is important for accreditation must be maintained for both facilities

What You’ll Be Doing:
The Warden reports to the Director of the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation and must work collaboratively with the Division Chief of Community Corrections, Division Chief of Medical and Behavior Health Services and the Division Chief of Management Services.  The Warden functions as a strategic manager, making operational policy determinations of major scope and impact in conjunction with the Department Director.  This position is involved in testimony and meetings with County Executive, County Council, Public Safety Agencies and other criminal justice stakeholders, community interface, community meetings, collaboration with local community groups and engagement with the community as a valued partner.

Important Notes:
Selected applicant must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, physical exam, drug/alcohol screen, and financial disclosure statement prior to appointment. 
Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.


Laboratory Assistant, Grade 14

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  • Location:  Boyds , MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $42,577

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Due to the American Correctional Association and Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, for mandated staffing requirements, there is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification of limiting hiring to a male candidate.  Only male applicants will be considered for this position.

About the Department: The  Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) is responsible for the intake, reception and diagnostic functions including law enforcement processing of adult male and female offenders arrested in Montgomery County. The Pre-Trial Supervision Unit (PTSU) is seeking a  Laboratory Assistant to join their team.

PTSU provides monitoring of court-ordered bond conditions to defendants’ who are released into community while awaiting trial. A case management team monitor’s a defendant’s bond conditions compliance until their case has been adjudicated.  Court ordered drug testing is generally required as part of a defendant’s bond condition. Positive drug tests could result in court violations and must be reported to the Court.  The Intervention Program for Substance Abusers (IPSA) is a diversion program for first-time misdemeanant offenders who will ultimately have their charges expunged following successful completion of community service, drug education, drug testing, and treatment are core functions of these programs.  Both programs utilize an onsite urinalysis laboratory to conduct drug/alcohol testing. 

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Direct observation and testing of urine samples of male criminal defendants reporting to the Pre-Trial Supervision Unit
  • Performance of breathalyzer and saliva testing of both male and female defendants reporting to the Pre-Trial Supervision Unit
  • Order and maintain the inventory of supplies needed for substance abuse testing in the facility.
  • Maintain the urinalysis lab for cleanliness and safety.
  • Research and respond to inquiries regarding drug test results from caseworker and management staff.
  • May be required to testify in court regarding drug testing procedures.
  • Respond to point of contact inquiries from defendants participating in the programs within the division.
  • May assist with office functions including front desk reception coverage, assisting with defendant drug testing check-in, assisting with recordation of defendant participation in various program activities, preparing basic correspondence. 
  • Maintain and update the Exposure Control Plan for the facility. 

A Laboratory Assistant candidate should be able to:

  • Ensures chain of custody procedures and protocols are followed.
  • Record results of drug testing.
  • Data entry of test results into computer database.
  • Prepares basic statistical information on urines tests and testing.
  • Work a schedule from Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  NOTE:  Once the IPSA program reopens, Monday testing hours will be from 11 AM until 7:30 PM.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screen.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee".  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying. Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:

http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/12/12.10.01.22.htm

Competitive Benefits: A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/

Applicants may be rated "Well Qualified" and "Qualified". Only those applicants rated as "Well Qualified" will be interviewed by the Department.


Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $65,786
The  Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking candidates for Correctional Health Nurses (CHN) I and II, which are registered nurses to work full-time at the Montgomery County Detention Center located in Rockville, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Maryland. 
 
This position may be filled as a Correctional Health Nurse I, Grade 21. There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24.
 
Salary range if filled at the  Correctional Health Nurse I level: $57,455 - $93,895
Salary range if filled at the  Correctional Health Nurse II level: $65,786 - $107,934
 
Candidates who are hired into the Correctional Health Nurse (CHN) position are eligible to receive a $5,000 hiring bonus.
 
Work schedules require either eleven (11) and twelve (12) hour day shifts, totaling 80 hours over a 2 week pay period - some weekends and holiday work is required.  The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Shift bids are done annually and are based on seniority.   
 
This is full performance level professional nursing performed in the correctional environment. Work encompasses the entire clinical nursing process from planning and intake through discharge into the community (primary care, chronic care, case management, emergency triage, emergency services and infirmary nursing, including health promotion and disease prevention).
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Conducting intake screenings of newly incarcerated inmates; 
  • Collecting and analyzing client health data; 
  • Administering immunizations and a wide range of oral medications and injections; 
  • Providing client health supervision, counseling, guidance and teaching directed toward health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and alleviation of specific health problems (e.g., those common to the correctional environment);
  • Assessing and treating minor health problems.
Additional duties include:
  • Initiating appropriate measures in emergency situations when a physician is not available; 
  • Providing guidance on technical and practical matters to newly assigned and lower grade nurses; 
  • Maintaining records, writing reports, assuring orderliness, maintaining supplies and equipment and the sanitation of the unit; 
  • Sterilizing instruments and supplies; 
  • Referring inmate-patients and families to available health and community services and providing follow-up services as required; 
  • Coordinating client care; 
  • Providing one-on-one health guidance and teaching on health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and alleviation of specific health problems; 
  • Conducting education classes for inmates as assigned.
Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen.
 
Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.
 
The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee".  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.
 
This position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Correctional Dietary Officer, Grade 17

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  • Location:  Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Continuous
  • Starting salary: $46,436

About the Department:

This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies. Positions could be available at the Pre-Release Center, the Montgomery County Detention Center or Montgomery County Correctional Facility.

The  Department of Correction & Rehabilitation is recruiting  Correctional Dietary Officers.

Correctional Dietary Officers are responsible for providing direct supervision, guidance and training to inmate/resident workers in carrying out the day-to-day preparation and service of food in a large-scale food services operation within a secure correctional setting.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Preparing meals from standardized recipes using safe food handling practices.
  • Maintaining order and security.
  • Conducting inventories.
  • Reporting maintenance needs and safety hazards.
  • Carrying out recycling initiatives.
  • Receiving and storing deliveries.
  • Verifying order quantities and product in conformance with specifications.
  • Calculate mathematical computations related to recipe conversions to produce acceptable quality products.
  • Maintaining the Food Service Facility in a clean, safe and sanitary condition on a daily basis.

A Correctional Dietary Officer candidate should be able to:

  1. Use institutional food service equipment for the preparation of meals.
  2. Apply a working knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  3. Communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing.
  4. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and inmates/residents.
  5. Respond quickly, calmly and effectively in emergency situations, and be able to de-escalate situations.

Important Notes

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screen.

Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read substance abuse disqualification for this position prior to applying. Please copy and paste the following link into a new window to view and read this information:

http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/12/12.10.01.22.htm

Individuals appointed to this position must be at least 21 years of age on the date of appointment and be either a citizen of the United States or a resident alien.

Generally, this position is covered by Employees Retirement System, Group EK. If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

Competitive Benefits

A competitive benefits package is provided (copy and paste this link into new window, and click on Total Rewards tab to view):  

https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html/ 

Correctional Dietary Officers may also receive additional pay differentials, including shift differentials. If the successful candidate(s) is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.


Correctional Health Nurse II (Substitute), Grade 24

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Part-time pay rate begins at $43.18 per hour (depending upon years of experience.)

This Recruitment is for part-time, temporary pool/substitute positions only (no benefits). 

Position may be located at either the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds, Maryland or at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland, depending upon the area of specialty/interest and the needs of the Department.

Part-time pay rate begins at $43.18 per hour (depending upon years of experience.)

This is full performance level professional nursing performed in the correctional environment. Work encompasses the entire clinical nursing process from planning and intake through discharge into the community (primary care, chronic care, case management, emergency triage, emergency services and infirmary nursing, including health promotion and disease prevention).

Employee will be responsible for conducting intake screenings of newly incarcerated inmates; collecting and analyzing client health data; administering immunizations and a wide range of oral medications and injections; providing client health supervision, counseling, guidance and teaching directed toward health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, and alleviation of specific health problems (e.g., those common to the correctional environment); assessing and treating minor health problems; observing and recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration data and effects of medication; initiating appropriate measures in emergency situations when a physician is not available; providing guidance on technical and practical matters to newly assigned and lower grade nurses; maintaining records, writing reports, assuring orderliness, maintaining supplies and equipment and the sanitation of the unit; sterilizing instruments and supplies; referring inmate-patients and families to available health and community services and providing follow-up services as required; coordinating client care; providing one-on-one health guidance and teaching on health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and alleviation of specific health problems; and, conducting education classes for inmates as assigned.

The facility is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, some weekends and holidays are required.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.


Nurse Practitioner, Grade 26

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting Salary: $72,061

The  Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a qualified Family or Adult  Nurse Practitioner to work for the Department's Detention Services Division at both the Montgomery County Detention Center(MCDC), located in Rockville, MD and the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) located in Boyds, Md.  Candidates who are hired into the Nurse Practitioner (NP) position are eligible to receive a $5,000 hiring bonus.

Primary responsibilities include managing acute and chronic health conditions, completing history and physical examinations, completing work clearances for incarcerated inmates. The Nurse Practitioner will also be responsible for continuous quality improvement and infection control activities, as well as providing education and training to nursing staff.

The Nurse Practitioner will start their day at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF), located in Boyds, MD and then go to the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC), located in Rockville, MD to complete the workday. Work locations between the two facilities may change depending on the needs of the department. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm, or 8:00am to 4:30pm. Consideration may be given for alternate work hours.

Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen. Prior to a promotional appointment within DOCR, the selected individual must answer the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) questions and submit to a criminal history to comply with the Prevention Planning on Hiring and Promotion Decisions (115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317). This is a requirement to meet Federal law and audit standards.

Generally, this position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK. If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee". Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave, to include holidays and inclement weather.

Nurse Practitioners who receive an overall rating of "meets expectations" or above in their annual performance plan are eligible for a yearly retention incentive payment of $2200.00. (This amount would be prorated for an employee who has worked less than one year and has completed probation).


Correctional Shift Commander - Lieutenant - Promotional Exam, Grade C1

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: December 2, 2022
  • Starting Salary:

To participate in the 2022 promotional examinations for this rank, candidates must apply via iRecruitment through the Oracle Employee Self Service (ESS) by the closing date of December 2, 2022. For iRecruitment instructions, see the last page of bulletin. It is the candidate's responsibility to meet this deadline. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. No paper applications will be accepted.


Correctional Supervisor - Sergeant - Promotional Exam, Grade C6

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  • Location:  Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: December 2, 2022
  • Starting Salary:

To participate in the 2022 promotional examinations for this rank, candidates must apply via iRecruitment through the Oracle Employee Self Service (ESS) by the closing date of December 2, 2022. For iRecruitment instructions, see the last page of bulletin. It is the candidate's responsibility to meet this deadline. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. No paper applications will be accepted.


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