Maryland State Careers for Veterans

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 t​hose with a military background. 

  • Asst. Medical Examiner-Non Board Certified​ ​New
  • Aviation Mechanic​ New
  • Comptroller Field Enforcement Agent​
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Grounds Supervision
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer II, Electronics
  • Correctional Mainte​​nance Officer I, Plumbing
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Correctional Maintenance Officer I, Steamfitting
  • Deputy State Fire Marshal​
  • Detective-Intelligence and Investigative Lt.​
  • Disabled Veteran's Outreach Specialist
  • DJS Community Detention Officer I
  • DJS Resident Advisor Trainee
  • DJS Residential Group Life Manager I
  • DJS Residential Group Life Manager II​
  • DJS Youth Recreation Specialist I​
  • Fire Protection Engineer​
  • Human Resource - Positions​​ New​
  • Information Technology - Positions​​ New
  • Military CapsMaintenance Mechanic
  • Maryland State Police Cadet​
  • Maryland State Police Trooper, Trooper Medic and Cadet
  • Military Honor Guard Specialist I​
  • Motor Equipment​ Operator​
  • MSP Forensic Scientist​
  • MSP Instructor Pilot
  • MSP Pilot II​
  • Parole and Probation Field Supervisor
  • Planner II
  • Plumber
  • Police Officer Trainee
  • Registered Nurse​
  • Social Work​ - Positions​
  • TEACHERS - Positions Located Throughout Maryland Special Education Teachers - Juvenile Services Education​
  • Teacher - Culinary Arts Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry – Adult Correctional Education) 
  • Teacher-Plumbing Instructor (Teacher Series-Trades and Industry - Adult Correctional Education)
  • Teacher - Printing Technology Instructor (Teacher Series–Trades and Industry - Adult Correctional Education)
  • Treasury Specialist V 
  • Veterans Benefits Specialist I​I​​​
  • Veterans Cemetery Supervisor

  • 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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​