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Correctional Officer

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: October 5, 2018
  • Starting salary: $45,412

This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies.

The Department of Correction & Rehabilitation is recruiting for Correctional Officers.  Employees in this class are responsible for learning on-the-job and in a formal classroom setting, the basic techniques, practices and methods of correctional officer work. They are assigned to single post "direct supervision" general inmate housing units and/or other selected multiple posts with more senior Correctional Officers to gain experience in direct supervision, control, and discipline of inmates. Work usually is performed under immediate supervision of a supervisory Correctional Officer or Field Training Officer who initially provides continuous evaluation of work in progress. Employees receive substantial training and instruction in the applications of basic safety and security policies, procedures, and methods with regard to interaction with and supervision of the inmate population; use of equipment, application of post instructions, and implementation of general standard operating procedures. Duties will include: providing a safe, orderly and secure environment; maintaining sanitary and healthful conditions; supervising inmate movements to and from program areas; assisting in enforcing clearly defined institutional rules and procedures; supervising inmate visits; monitoring telephone calls made by inmates; reporting to supervisor or a higher ranking correctional officer those activities/situations that are unusual or irregular and those situations where guidance is needed in order to make appropriate response or take the appropriate action; sorting and distributing mail; and testifying in court as required.

Vacancies may be located at either the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland; or the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Clarksburg, Maryland.

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/getfile.aspx?file=12.10.01.22.htm

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

Applicants possessing the minimum qualifications will be scheduled to participate in a written examination.
The written examination is scheduled for the following dates and times:

October 17, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.
October 19, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

Correctional Dietary Officer, Grade 17

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $43, 866

This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies. Positions could be available at Pre-Release Center, 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 oversight, guidance and training to inmate/resident workers and carrying out the day-to-day preparation and service of food in a large scale food services operation within a secure correctional setting.

Duties include: preparing meals in accordance with menus; production sheets; recipes and safe food handling practices; maintaining order and security; completion of required documents; 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; ability to follow standardized recipes; production instructions, and calculate mathematical computations related to recipe conversions to produce acceptable quality products; and maintaining the Food Service Facility in clean, safe and sanitary condition on a daily basis.

Applicants must be experienced in the use of institutional food service equipment for the preparation of meals and must be able to apply a working knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).

This position requires the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and inmates/residents; and the ability to respond quickly, calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

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

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/getfile.aspx?file=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.


Therapist II; Grade 24

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: September 25, 2018
  • Starting salary: $60, 554
The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a licensed therapist to work for the department's Detention Service's Division.  The Therapist's primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to providing direct psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis intervention, group therapy, and assessment and diagnostic evaluation and treatment for the inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, MD. 
This is a full-time position.  Work hours are Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm.
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.

Nurse Practitioner; Grade 26

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: October 1, 2018
  • Starting salary: $66, 481
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.

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 his or her day at the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC), located in Rockville, MD and end the day at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF), located in Boyds, MD.  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. 
 
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).

Community Correctional Intern

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: November 3, 2018
  • Starting salary: $11.50/hr. 

THIS RECRUITMENT WILL ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBLE LIST TO FILL BOTH CURRENT AND FUTURE VACANCIES. POSITIONS ARE TEMPORARY AND DO NOT INCLUDE BENEFITS.

The Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) of Montgomery County, Maryland provides outstanding work and training experience for interns interested in the field of criminal justice and community corrections. The work/training programs are designed to meet the trainees and the correctional program's needs. All interns are eligible to receive academic credit and free Ride-On bus pass. This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in social work or law enforcement. Internships are available in two service areas.

PRE-RELEASE AND RE-ENTRY SERVICES (PRRS)
The Pre-Release Center (PRC) is a nationally recognized correctional model for community-based correctional and treatment services. The residential facility is located in Rockville, Maryland for adult offenders nearing release. The Pre-Release Center's program has a strong focus on assessment, case management, employment, treatment, intervention services, education, family and community involvement.

The intern work experience at the Pre-Release Center includes such activities as: 
Screening and intake of Residents
Supervision of Residents
Adjustment Board Member
Support Case Managers, Work Release Coordinators and Career Resource Center Staff
Conducting community-based on-site verifications
Supervising recreational, MVA and Social Security Administration trips
Urinalysis collection and testing
Treatment Team Member
Crisis intervention
Data collection 
Intern schedules at PRRS are either Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday and are mostly evening hours.

PRE-TRIAL SERVICES (PTS)
The mission of the Montgomery County Pre-Trial Assessment and Supervision Units is to ensure all eligible defendants are afforded the opportunity for Pre-Trial release and to enhance public safety by providing community monitoring and referral to services that increase the likelihood of appearance for trial and to reduce the risk for re-arrest.
The intern work experience at Pre-Trial Services may involve a mixture of responsibilities in the following units: 
Pre-Trial Assessment
Pre-Trial Supervision
Alternative Community Services Program (ACS)
Intervention for Substance Abusers Program (IPSA) 
Intern schedules at PTS are Monday through Friday, generally during business daytime hours.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Interns are assigned to a supervisor and receive weekly individualized and group training, as well as in-service and on-the-job training.
  • Montgomery County's Internship Program provides students an opportunity to combine academic studies with on-the-job training and local government experience. Undergraduate and graduate students will have an opportunity for unpaid and paid work experience in a progressive local government serving a diverse and well educated community.
  • Employee will be scheduled to work 24 hours per week for a minimum four (4) month commitment, up to one year.

All applicants must complete a background investigation and a physical exam which includes a drug and alcohol screen.


DOCR Employment And Recruitment Information

  • Employees (except for Pool Nurses) receive full County benefits including uniform maintenance.
  • Veterans may receive up to $14,800 for an apprenticeship.
  • A language stipend of $2,000 is available for fluency in a language other than English. 
  • Minimum qualifications are that you must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien, possess a valid Class C driver’s license, have a high school diploma (GED) and be fluent in English. 
  • You must have the minimum education and work experience and meet the minimum age requirement for each position desired.
  • You must pass a comprehensive background investigation, physical examination, psychological evaluation and an alcohol/drug screen.  Disqualifying factors may include a history of criminal convictions, poor work history, driving record, failure to meet physical or psychological standards, a positive drug test, or the inability to complete any part of the selection process. 

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Director's Office · Montgomery County Department of Correction And Rehabilitation
22880 Whelan Lane· Boyds, Maryland 20841 ·
Telephone: 240-777-9976 · Fax: 240-777-9966
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