This recruitment will be used to fill current and/or future vacancies at the MVA.
SALARY RANGE: $33,723 - $56,469 (effective 6/30/10)
LOCATION: Glen Burnie, MD (Office of Investigations & Internal Affairs)
CLOSING DATE: July 6, 2010 (no postmarks or faxed copies accepted)
*Salary based upon TSHRS rules
Excellent benefits including: 10 days vacation, 15 days sick leave; 10 paid Holidays; and 7
personal leave days annually; generous health insurance, vision care, dental plan,
prescription plan all with employer contribution, flexible healthcare and childcare flex
accounts; pension system, supplemental retirement program, 401K, and death benefits.
*Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply
The Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) is seeking candidates for the position of MVA
Investigator. The MVA Investigator is the journey level of work conducting investigations of
private citizens based on allegations of failure to comply with Motor Vehicle regulatory law;
and investigations of motor vehicle dealers, salespersons, producers and distributors, auto
recyclers, driving schools, and motor vehicle service companies to ensure compliance with
applicable motor vehicle laws and regulations. Employees in this classification do not
supervise. Employees receive supervision from an MVA Section Manager, or other
designated administrative authority. Travel throughout the State of Maryland is required.
EDUCATION: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency
EXPERIENCE: Four years of experience conducting investigations in one or a combination
of the following areas: claims investigations, law enforcement, security services.
Note: Additional education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the
rate of thirty credit hours for one year of experience with at least twelve credits in law
enforcement or criminal justice.
Licenses, Registrations and Certificates: Employees in this classification are assigned
duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees will be required to possess
a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Six or more years of investigative experience
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Experience testifying in court
• Experience writing investigation reports
• Experience issuing citations and preparing statement of charges
• Experience preparing cases for trial
TO APPLY: Submit a completed Maryland Department of Transportation (DTS-1)
application form, detailing relevant work history. Applications must be complete and
accurate at the time of submission. Please include all relevant experience on your
application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting
capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes in lieu of the completed application
form (including the work history section) will not be accepted. Applicants will not be
contacted for additional information. Applicants will be evaluated on information submitted
on the application form. Therefore, it is important that applications are accurate and
complete at the time of submission.
Applicants may apply online at https://jobs.mdot.state.md.us/. Applicants not applying
online may obtain a DTS-1 application by: Downloading the form at
www.marylandmva.com, calling the Fax-On-Demand at (410) 424-3050 and selecting option
2 (TWO), or visiting any MVA branch location. Applications not submitted online must be
sent to: RSU, MVA, 6601 Ritchie HWY, NE - ROOM 101, Glen Burnie, MD 21062.
Applications submitted online must be received by 11:59 PM of the closing date.
Applications not submitted online must be received in the Office of Human Resources by
4:30 PM on or before the closing date. This recruitment requires a completed qualification
supplement packet. Applications submitted without the qualification packet will not be
considered. Applicants not applying online must contact 410-787-7719 to obtain the
qualification supplement packet.
Qualified applicants will be subject to a federal and state criminal background and
reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include
possible drug testing. MVA is a drug free workplace. Reasonable accommodations for
persons with qualified disabilities will be provided upon request.
The MVA is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due
to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United
States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit
H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees must be assumed
by the potential employer.
Relay Service: 1-800-201-7165 TTY: 1-800-492-4575 An EEO/AA Employer
Issue Date: June 22, 2010