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The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) protects the public,
Department employees, and the detainees and sentenced individuals under our supervision.

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We are committed to preparing returning citizens into society by providing them tools necessary to keep them from their former life of crime. This is evident with the vast array of job skill opportunities, educational programming, psychological and health sessions, and drug treatment while under our supervision. Re-entry calls for a comprehensive systems approach to managing incarcerated individuals returning to the community. Institutions, programs, and staff have to be informed, integrated, empowered, and committed to our approach.

We are an innovative leader in providing needed public safety services to individuals within our custody in safe and secure settings. Throughout Maryland, we work and engage in communities and neighborhoods to which many of the individuals under our supervision will one day return. We work with partner agencies, sharing important intelligence information in order to reduce crime and violence. Previous incarcerated individuals on parole and probation, living in our neighborhoods and working in our local businesses, require supervision and guidance to keep focused on the ultimate goal of overcoming the "revolving door" of the criminal justice system. The community supervision portion of DPSCS ensures these previously incarcerated individuals are meeting goals and objectives by upholding the individual requirements set forth by courts and the Maryland Parole Commission.

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Consider changing your life today. Contact the Public Safety Human Resources Services Division at 410-585-3999 or visit the Maryland State Online Employment Center here.

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  Administrator I (Intelligence Analyst) Exp. June 28, 2024
  Administrator II (Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator) Exp. June 28, 2024
  Administrator III (Administrative Coordinator/ EEO Investigator) Exp. July 1, 2024
  Administrative Officer III (Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor) - Carroll County, Exp. June 21, 2024
  Administrative Officer III (Police Training Instructor) - Carroll County, Exp. June 21, 2024
  Correctional Dietary Officer Trainee Cooking (multiple counties, Open/Continuous)
  Correctional Maintenance Officer I Electrical (Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Somerset) Exp. July 1, 2024 11:46 AM
  Correctional Maintenance Officer I Electronics (Washington County) Exp. July 1, 2024
  Correctional Maintenance Officer I Maintenance Mechanic (Anne Arundel, Carroll) - Exp. June 28, 2024
  Correctional Maintenance Officer I Plumbing (Anne Arundel, Carroll, Howard, Washington County) - Exp. June 28, 2024
  Correctional Maintenance Officer I Electrical (Refrigeration Mechanic) - Exp. July 1, 2024
  Correctional Officer I (multiple counties, Open/Continuous)
  Food Service Supervisor I (Baltimore City) - Exp. June 21, 2024
  HR Specialist/ HR Officer Series - (HR Specialist Trainee, HR Specialist, & HR Officer I) Somerset County, Exp. June 17, 2024
  MCE Officer Trainee Food Processing - (Washington County) - Exp. June 18, 2024
  PSCS A/ D Certified Associate Counselor (PSCS A/ D Associate Counselor) - Exp. December 31, 2024
  PSCS A/ D Certified Associate Counselor, Supervisor - Exp. December 31, 2024
  PSCS A/ D Licensed Clinical Counselor, Supervisor - Exp. December 31, 2024
  PSCS Alcohol and Drug Trainee (PSCS A/ D Supervised Counselor Provisional) - Exp. December 31, 2024
  PSCS Mental Health Professional Counselor I - Exp. December 31, 2024
  PSCS Social Worker I, Criminal Justice (Howard) - Exp. December 31, 2024
  PSCS Social Worker I, Criminal Justice (Locations: Allegany, Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Carroll, Somerset, Washington County) - Exp. December 31, 2024
  Psychologist, Correctional (Location: Howard County/Patuxent Institution) - Exp. December 31, 2024
  Psychology Associate Doctorate, Correctional (Howard/Patuxent Institution)- Exp. December 31, 2024
 

State Contractual Recruitments:

  Police Communications Operator Trainee (Howard) - Exp. June 25, 2024
 

For Current State Employees:

  Commitment Records Specialist Supervisor (Baltimore County) - Exp. June 21, 2024
  Correctional Maintenance Service Officer (Somerset) - Exp. July 1, 2024
  Office Secretary II (Somerset) - Exp. June 25, 2024
  Procurement Officer II - Exp. June 17, 2024
  Program Manager III (Regional Maintenance Manager) - Exp. June 28, 2024

Contact Us

Human Resources Services Division
6776 Reisterstown Road - Suite 208 | Baltimore, MD 21215

410-585-3999 | 1-877-206-9941
DPSCS.Career@maryland.gov

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Visit our DPSCS State Jobs page and review job announcements currently open.

Our work could not be accomplished without dedicated and hardworking staff. Correctional Officers and our public safety employees continually rise to meet every challenge presented to them and fulfill an important, but often unseen, public service. DPSCS is responsible for nearly 10,000 employees.

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Protecting the Lives of Marylanders with The Maryland Department of Public Safety.

Charis Gomez and Ellen Meny speak with The Maryland Department of Public Safety on our most recent hiring event and exciting employment opportunities with the department.

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Becoming a Correctional Officer

Becoming a correctional officer with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is an honorable profession.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to promote a work environment conducive to fairness free from sexual harassment, intimidation or coercion of any kind.

DPSCS Non-Discrimination

DPSCS does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

DPSCS Employment for Veterans

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services honors and appreciates the value of the experience you gained while serving our country.

DPSCS Careers

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) protects the public, Department employees, and the detainees and sentenced individuals under our supervision.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you still have questions, particularly about employment opportunities, call the Recruitment & Examination Unit at 410-585-3060 or toll free at 1-877-206-9941.