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Correctional Specialist III, (Specialized Case Manager); Grade 24

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: December 12, 2018
  • Starting salary: $60, 554

This is a one-year term position. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon renewal of term or conversion of this position into a merit position.
 
The Department of Correction & Rehabilitation is seeking a Correctional Specialist III to work in the Detention Services Division, within the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF), 22880 Whelan Road, Boyds, MD.   Work hours will be Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 p.m.
 
This is advanced rehabilitative correctional work performing the most difficult rehabilitative and long-term correctional work providing guidance counseling, educational, vocational, social, employment, classification, screening and/or other services necessary for integration of an offender into the community.
 
Managing a complex pretrial and sentenced population within a correctional facility presents multiple challenges. As a core staff member of Inmate Services Case Management, the CSIII Specialized Case Manager position will provide critical case management and reentry transitional services for high risk, high need populations to include those with presenting mental health concerns as well as others held in special management custody status.  This position will provide treatment orientated interventions through individual services, groups and programs and work closely with Mental Health Services staff as well as others from Inmate Services. This position shares responsibility with other members of Inmate Services for data collection, entry, and use of computer-based systems to support service delivery.
 
A significant portion of the inmate population within our facilities are facing serious crimes of violence and victim offenses with possible lengthy incarceration.   These circumstances increase an inmate's risk of instability, self-harm or suicide as they continue through court proceedings to possible conviction and sentencing or facing complex circumstances upon transitioning back to the community.  This position will serve as the lead for communication and coordination for the pretrial population as part of a complete operational approach to critical services, safety assessments, and risk management within our facilities.  Working closely with another CSII Case Manager, this position will provide comprehensive communication and service coordination with a range of facility staff, program partners, and Pre-Trial Services colleagues as well as the States Attorney Office, Private Attorneys, Office of Public Defenders and the Court as needed in preparation for and during court proceedings. 
 
Additional responsibilities may include targeted program and services support within Inmate Services and Reentry sections, task supervision of Interns, periodic coverage of CSI/II Case Management services at MCCF and MCDC, and other duties as assigned. The work of this position is multidisciplinary and requires knowledge of a wide range of evidence-based practices, principles and methods related to correctional case management while reflecting high standards of service for criminal justice involved individuals.
 
While maintaining close partnerships with other facility and program staff, this CSIII Specialized Case Manager reports to CSV Reentry Services Manager and will work closely with the CSIV and CSIIs assigned to Special Management Housing and Classification as well as other Inmate Services, Custody and Security and Mental Health staff.
 
 If the selected candidate is not a current DOCR employee, prior to appointment a comprehensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, medical examination and drug/alcohol screen must be completed.
 
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.
 
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.


Correctional Health Nurse II; Grade 24 - Substitute 

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Starting salary: $60, 554
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 $40.12- $45.83 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.

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.


Resident Supervisor; Grade 18

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Starting salary: $45, 877 - $83, 100 
Positions may be filled at the Resident Supervisor II, Grade 20 - Salary: $50,299- $83,100 or as a Resident Supervisor I, Grade 18 - $45,877 - $75,653.

Due to American Correctional Association and Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards mandated staffing requirements, there is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification of limiting hiring to a female candidate.  Only female applicants will be considered for this position.

The Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking to fill Resident Supervisor vacancies at the Pre-Release Center, a community corrections facility.  The Pre-Release and Reentry Services program, houses offenders serving a criminal sentence who are within one year of release.  The Resident Supervisors position is a front-line position responsible for providing security, supervision, custody, care, and control of the offender (resident) population.
Duties include, but are not limited to: supervising, directing and accounting for offenders, observing offender behavior and activities, maintaining discipline and order, enforcing facility and program rules, overseeing offender housing units and/or assigned posts, verifying and tracking offenders engaged in the community activities (work, school, training, counseling, home visitation, etc.) electronically monitoring offenders movement in the community; administering alcohol and urine tests to offenders; performing searches of offenders, housing units and facility, conducting facility and room inspections; conducting facility counts of offenders; inspecting and assigning facility clean ups, securing (handcuffing) and transporting offenders to secure confinement Detention Center or Montgomery County Clarksburg Facilities, transporting offenders (residents) to court and other community sites; providing crisis intervention; and responding to and controlling emergency and potentially volatile situations. Employee will also assist offenders of the program with re-entry activities as they transition back into the community. 
Employee should have excellent grounding and commitment to rehabilitative programming and possess the necessary interpersonal skills to work as part of a team to encourage individuals in a community correction setting to succeed in the program. 
Employee will be required to work an eight (8) hour shift, which typically includes days, evenings, midnights, weekend and holidays.
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
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.
 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.

Therapist II; Grade 24 (Pre-Release & Re-entry Program)

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: December 21, 2018
  • Starting salary: $60, 554
The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies at either Montgomery County Correctional Facility or Montgomery County Pre-Release and Re-Entry Services Division. 
 
The current vacancy is at the Montgomery County Pre-Release & Re-entry Services Division located in Rockville Maryland.
 
The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a Therapist to provide direct psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis intervention, group therapy, and assessment and diagnostic evaluation and treatment for the inmates at the Montgomery County Pre-Release and Re-Entry Services Division in Rockville, MD.
This is a full-time position.  Work hours will be 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Friday; 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.  
 
The selected candidates should have skills and abilities in the following areas:
  •  Case management and reporting systems to document and use personal, diagnostic, therapeutic, counseling, case management, administrative, financial and other types of information; this includes skill in ensuring adequacy and accuracy of data/transactions and, as assigned, generating reports.  
  • Problem solving to select, organize, and logically process relevant information (verbal, numerical, or abstract) to solve a problem. 
  • Written communication to understand written information, draw inferences, form hypotheses and develop logical arguments, and to express such information in writing so that others will understand. 
  • Oral communication to understand verbal information, draw inferences, form hypotheses and develop logical arguments, and to express such information verbally so that others will understand, agree or comply, and, at times, be convinced or persuaded.  This includes the ability to listen "actively" and encourage effective oral communication by others such as clients concerning social, behavioral and emotional problems.
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with business contacts in a businesslike, customer service-oriented manner; this includes skill in establishing and maintaining effective professional working relationships and working as a member of an interdisciplinary team, and skill in human relations to develop and maintain effective, empathetic Therapist-client clinical relationships.
  • Knowledge of and ability to act professionally with regard to a code of ethics and confidentiality
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.
Prior to appointment, all applicants must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, medical history and drug/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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