Correctional Specialist I/II, Pre-Trial Services, Grade 19/22

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: September 23, 2021
  • Starting salary: $50,855
Effective August 30, 2021 all new hires will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus prior to their first date of employment.  Individuals who are unable to be vaccinated should contact OHR@montgomerycountymd.gov to discuss possible accommodations.

The Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation, Pre-Trial Services Division is seeking a Correctional Specialist I/II.

Salary range if filled at the Correctional Specialist I level, Grade 19: $$50,855 - $83,931
Salary range if filled at the Correctional Specialist II level, Grade 22: $58,409 - $96.665


Pre-Trial Case Workers are responsible for conducting daily interviews of newly incarcerated offenders in order to make release recommendations regarding a defendant's participation in Supervision; recommendations to either release offenders to the community, or to release offenders to the community with Pre-Trial Supervision while they await the processing of their criminal case.

The primary work site will be the Montgomery County Detention Center located in Rockville, MD. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, rotating from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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.

Responsibilities include: 
  • Interviewing offenders after they have been committed into the jail;
  • Performing criminal background investigations;
  • Extracting and verifying information through NCIC/Meters criminal histories, other criminal justice databases and with community contacts; 
  • Assessing community and public safety risks as well as the likelihood of offenders appearing for court dates.
In addition, the caseworker will present recommendations in court at bond review hearings. For cases in which a defendant is placed in the Pre-Trial Supervision program, the caseworker will complete and sign a contract with the defendant. If the court requires the use of GPS/EM equipment the caseworker may be required to attach the equipment to the defendant.

Caseworkers works in a fast-paced environment and must meet strict time constraints as bond review hearings occur daily as set by the Court. Caseworker summaries and recommendations to the Court are heavily relied upon by all parties as the judges makes bond release decisions and court ordered conditions for offenders to follow who are released to the community.

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.

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

Selected candidate must successfully complete the Maryland Correctional Training Academy Entry-Level Program and possess a Certificate of successful completion within 12 months or hire. Must maintain and successfully complete addition State-mandated and Departmental Correctional training as required.

Nurse Manager, Grade 25 (Clinical Nurse Supervisor)

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $67,156
Effective August 30, 2021 all new hires will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus prior to their first date of employment.  Individuals who are unable to be vaccinated should contact OHR@montgomerycountymd.gov to discuss possible accommodations.

The Department of Correction & Rehabilitation is currently seeking a Nurse Manager (Clinical Nurse Supervisor).  The primary responsibility of this position is for the direct supervision of nursing staff (RNs and LPNs) at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF).  Duties involve activities that involve direct patient/inmate contact.   Under the direction of the Administrative Nurse Manager, the Nurse Manager will serve as the first line supervisor for the nursing staff at MCCF and, when indicated, will serve in an RN capacity providing direct patient care to ensure essential time-sensitive healthcare services are provided.  The Nurse Manager identifies the procedures, processes, and patient care to be accomplished during the work period as well as the resources that will be required to safely carry out nursing responsibilities within the facility.  The Nurse Manager ensures minimum nurse staffing levels are achieved and delegates work assignments.  On an ongoing basis, the Nurse Manager evaluates individual and collective outcomes of the patient care provided, compares patient care delivery to county and department policies and procedures, accreditation standards and the Nurse Practice Act, adjusts assignment of resources as necessary, and reports changing needs and outcomes to the nursing staff and department management.  Major responsibilities include: coordination of activities (e.g. collaborating with internal partners, other local and state agencies, other community healthcare providers, and other correctional facilities), problem solving, providing orientation and on-the-job training for nursing staff, conducting evaluations for subordinate staff, monitoring the quality of patient care being delivered by MCCF nursing staff, responding to patient/inmate grievances and other duties as assigned. 

Work hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.  On occasion there will be alternative work hours required to fulfill supervisor responsibilities. Primary work site is the Montgomery County Correctional Facility.  The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee". Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency, liberal leave or inclement weather. Additionally, individual selected must attend the State academy and be certified as a mandated employee by the State of Maryland, Public Safety and Correctional Services Correctional Training Commission within their one-year probationary period. 

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.

This position is covered by the Retirement Savings Plan, Group RP. If the successful candidate(s) 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.

Correctional Dietary Officer, Grade 17

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Continuous
  • Starting salary: $45,750
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.

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 - Total Rewards

Montgomery County Government offers a wide variety of competitive benefit programs/plans to eligible employees. Benefits include a wide variety of health and wellness plans, life insurance, flexible schedules, and time off for work-life balance. For most health insurance plans, MCG contributes 75% to 80% towards the premium (see Health Insurance Rates). MCG's retirement plan contributions vary based on plan's provisions (see Retirement). 

Below is an overview of the benefits generally available to regular full-time and part-time MCG employees, including MCG's award-winning wellness program, LiveWell. For eligibility and plan details, please visit the links below. 

Health:
  • Dental HMO and PPO plans
  • Medical point-of-service, PPO and HMO plans 
  • Prescription drug plans 
  • Vision plan 
Tax Savings:
  • Dependent care flexible spending account 
  • Health care flexible spending account 
Retirement: 
  • Defined benefit plan (for represented sworn public safety officers) 
  • Either 401(a) defined contribution plan or cash balance defined benefit plan (for all others)  
  • 457 deferred compensation plans (optional for all employees; based on eligibility) 
Peace of mind: 
  • Critical illness insurance 
  • Life insurance (mandatory and optional types available, including dependent life insurance) 
  • Long-term care insurance 
  • Long-term disability insurance (LTD1, for Employees' Retirement System members) 
  • Long-term disability insurance (LTD2, for non-ERS members) 
  • Short-term disability insurance 
Work/life balance: 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Leave / time off 
  • Wellness program (LiveWell)
For your convenience: 
  • Capital Bike Share discount 
  • Direct deposit of paychecks to multiple institutions 
  • Free Ride On bus travel using County employee ID 
  • MC Employees’ Federal Credit Union 
Career advancement:  
  • Comprehensive training opportunities 
  • PACE Program 
  • Tuition assistance 
Financial well-being: 
  • Multilingual pay after certification, if required for the position 
  • Pay differentials, including shift differentials 
  • Performance awards 
  • Periodic raises (service increments) based on successful performance 
  • Periodic general wage adjustments  

Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24 - Substitute

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $60,554

This Recruitment is for part-time, 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 is $40.96 - $46.67 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.  

 

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