MTA Certified Police Officer
Baltimore, MD 
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Job Description
$50,205.00 - $90,493.00 Annually
Baltimore City
Job Type
Full Time
Maryland Transit Administration
Job Number

Maryland Transit Administration
MTA Certified Police Officer(8300)
(MPCTC certification required)


This position is available only to persons who possess current certification as a Police Officer from the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (MPTC)


The MarylandDepartment of Transportation's (MDOT)Maryland Transit Administration(MTA)is recruiting for MTA Certified Police Officers. The Maryland Transit Administration is seeking SWORN POLICE OFFICERS to join its existing force serving MTA Bus, Metro, Light Rail, and MARC Train/Commuter Bus systems.



AGE/CITIZENSHIP: At least 21 years of age and a citizen of the United States
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate recognized by the State of Maryland.

The following must be submitted with your application:
1. A copy of your current certification card (If currently employed as a Maryland Police Officer)
2. A recent copy (not over 30 days) of your total driving record (NOT 36 MONTHS). Available from MVA
3. Copy of your high school diploma or GED certificate from an accredited institution
4. Copy of your Maryland Driver's License

If you were previously certified as a Police Officer in Maryland, you must be able to be recertified within 3 years of separation from the previous department/agency the certification was with. The Maryland Transit Administration will verify certification with the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

SELECTION PROCESS: Must pass an oral interview; demonstrate ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; must be of good moral character/reputation and emotionally stable as determined by comprehensive background investigation, to include work history and criminal records check, polygraph examination, and psychological evaluation; must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job as determined by medical examination, drug and alcohol screening, and physical agility testing; must successfully meet the requirements of minimum standards of training as mandated by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission and able to work variable shifts.

Licenses & Certifications

This position requires a valid driver's license to legally operate a motor vehicle in the State of Maryland.

A complete driving record is required; driving record must be within MTA standards (no more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years; no more than 3 moving violations in the past 5 years; and no more than 4 current points.

Must posses a current Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC) certification as a Police Officer. Or, if you were previously certified as a Police Officer in Maryland, you must be able to be recertified within 3 years of separation from the previous department/agency the certification was with. The Maryland Transit Administration will verify certification with the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission.

Additional Information

1. Employee must be able to work 40 hours per week and must be able to work variable shifts, evenings, holidays, and weekends base on the needs of the Maryland Transit Administration.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to pre-employment drug testing and substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 49-Federal Department of Transportation Drug Alcohol Testing Protocols and Federal Transit Administration Alcohol Testing Rules, and Transportation Code of MarylandRegulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

You must complete a Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) application (Form MJ-45) to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application.It is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience and addressing the specific requirements shown above. 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 within MDOT, one of the modal administrations, or the Authority. Applications not filled out will not be considered. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.

The incumbent in this position will be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

It is highly recommended that applications be completed and submitted online by registering at . Make sure you meet the minimum and selective qualifications and follow the instructions on MDOT Online Employment Center website.

If you do not wish to apply online you may submit a MJ-45 Application via mail to: MTA Employment Office, 6 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Applications may be obtained by calling (410) 767-3860, visiting the Employment Office at 6 Saint Paul Street-5th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1614.

Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as: International Credential Evaluation (WES), .

MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex, or Sexual Orientation.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.

The Maryland Department of Transportation 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.

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The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Issue Date: 02/19/19


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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