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 Maryland State Careers for Veterans

Steve Vasbinder a Veteran in State Service

Maryland State Government appreciates the value of the experience you gained while serving our country.  This page contains resources Maryland provides to returning veterans - employment opportunities, veteran services, upcoming events and more.

While veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments, the following recruitments may be especially suitable for those with a military background. 

  • Building Security Officer I New
  • Building Security Officer II - Contractual New
  • Correctional Officer I
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Electrical 
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Plumbing
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Military CapsCorrectional Maintenance Officer I, Steamfitting
  • Correctional Officer Major
  • Disabled Veteran's Outreach Specialist
  • Electrician
  • Emergency Medical Services Communication Officer
  • Maryland State Police Cadet
  • Maryland State Police Trooper Candidate
  • Maryland State Police Trooper Candidate New
  • Maryland State Police Trooper, Trooper Medic and Cadet
  • MCE OFFICER TRAINEE Automotive Services 
  • Military Honor Guard Specialist I 
  • Parole and Probation Field Supervisor
  • Police Officer Trainee 
  • Steamfitter  
  • Teacher - Building Maintenance Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry– Adult Correctional Education)
  • Teacher - Culinary Arts Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry – Adult Correctional Education) 
  • Teacher - Masonry Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry – Adult Correctional Education) 
  • Teacher - Printing Technology Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry - Adult Correctional Education)

  • To assist you in determining appropriate job families within Maryland State Government, we have provided crosswalks (or careers in the military service followed by a comparable state employment classification) to recommend positions for which you may qualify based on your military service. 

    Visit our State Jobs page and review job announcements currently open.  Make sure you meet the necessary minimum qualifications prior to applying as different positions require different levels of education and experience.  Below is a chart of military occupations and corresponding state job families.  This is not a comprehensive list of all crosswalks but a large sample.

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    Crosswalk - Military and Maryland State Job Classifications