This is the beginning level of work in a correctional institution for a staff psychologist with a master’s degree.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of a master’s degree in psychology or related field from an accredited college or university in a program acceptable to the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
1. Applicants must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Correctional Training Commission. To be eligible for the training you must:
be a U.S. Citizen or Resident Alien
be at least 21 years of age
successfully complete a background investigation
successfully complete a physical examination
successfully undergo a psychological evaluation
2. Persons appointed to this position are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is essential that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligibility list categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED, or QUALIFIED. The list will be valid for at least one year and may be extended. The list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.
Qualifications: You must possess the minimum qualifications before you may be selected for a State job – Verification will be completed by the appointing authority. If you are scheduled to complete an educational or licensing requirement within six months of the examination, you may participate in the examination process. Permanent State employees may also complete necessary experience requirements within six months of the date of an examination. Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week. You must include on your application the time you spent in such activity. You must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act to be hired in the position for which you apply.
Mail application (if no internet access) to:
HRSD-Recruitment & Examination Unit
6776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309
Baltimore, MD 21215
If you have any questions, in relation to this recruitment, please call the Recruitment & Examination Unit at 410-585-3060.
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State of Maryland - 19 months ago