Maryland Association of Counties Conference in Ocean City
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An Important Message from Secretary Stephen T. Moyer About Workplace Safety
In light of the recent tragic events across the country targeting the Public Safety community, we would like to remind all employees to remain vigilant and to report any activity, which you find suspicious.
It is highly recommended that uniformed personnel refrain from wearing their uniform to and from work and outside the work environment until further notice.
The security of our personnel remains our top priority.
New Escape Alert System
The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services began using a comprehensive escape alert system in 2009, allowing residents living near correctional facilities operated by the department to receive an automatic email, text message, or phone call alert in the event of an escape.
Recently, the department contracted with a new company for the service. While the new system allows for added features and faster alert times, it also means members of the public who were previously signed up for alerts must sign up again under the new system.
Anyone wishing to register for the service, may sign up here: https://www.smart911.com/smart911/ref/reg.action?pa=MarylandDPSCS
You may choose to receive alerts for all or some of the institutions based on your location.
Just Walk In To Test For Correctional Officer Jobs
TOWSON, MD (June 27, 2016) - Those seeking correctional officer jobs with the state can soon walk in to the Reisterstown Plaza Office Complex in Baltimore and immediately take the test.
The new effort is part of the “Operation Hire” events taking place across the state in which the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is looking for exceptional candidates to fill vacancies.
Candidates will need to bring a positive form of identification at the time of testing to 6776 Reistertown Road in Baltimore. The department is prepared to hire hundreds of correctional officers for positions with outstanding pay and benefits that simply require a high school diploma or GED.
The testing will begin on July 5, 2016 and will be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. with no appointment necessary.
“Our commitment to hiring candidates who have exemplary dedication and integrity remains our greatest priority,” Secretary Stephen T. Moyer said. “This program to make the application and testing process more convenient is one more way we can increase our talent pool and inform the public about the outstanding benefits of a career in public safety.”
When taking office last year, Moyer made it a priority to fill hundreds of vacancies and has held “Operation Hire” career fairs in Cumberland, Hagerstown and Harford County that have attracted hundreds of candidates. Additional events are scheduled to fill posts in Baltimore, Jessup and the Eastern Shore.
For more information, candidates can call 410-585-3060 or go to http://www.dpscs.maryland.gov.