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Recruitment #18-003641-0004




Behavioral Health Administration, Health Promotion and Prevention Division

Office of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program(PDMP) / Overdose Prevention Applied Data Program(OPADP)

Catonsville, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to support the activities of the Behavioral Health Administration's (BHA) Office of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and Overdose Prevention Applied Data Programs (OPADP) through the intermediate level of work providing statistical analysis of a range of state databases to better understand Maryland's substance use, addiction and overdose trends and to support the development, implementation, and/or evaluation of State and local initiatives. This position will also have flexible responsibilities to support both public health surveillance, and programs within PDMP & ODADP priorities and across the division of Health Promotion and Prevention. This position will also be responsible for facilitating data interchange between State agencies; using SAS or analogous software to identify trends; developing surveillance reports that visually display and/or analyze geographic and other surveillance data; providing scientific advice and/or technical assistance to stockholders and outside partners with respect to surveillance and other epidemiologic data and evaluation expertise; and, analyzing data to help develop and evaluate BHA programs and their impact.


Education: A Master’s degree in the field of Public Health from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three graduate courses in Epidemiology and one graduate course in Biostatistics. ***A copy of your official or unofficial graduate transcript(s) should accompany your completed application.*** 

Experience: None

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Science  classifications or Clinical Lab, Medical Scientists, or Bio Medical Lab Officer specialty codes in the health research field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5:00 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.



As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.