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Calvert Marina

Recruitment #17-002293-0032


**This position is being re-posted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and do not need to re-apply.**

Seasonal Contractual

One (1) vacancy; full-time

Contract Period: April 2017 - July 2017


Calvert Marina, Solomons, MD (Calvert County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Resource Assessment Service, is currently accepting applications for a seasonal Sailor II. This position performs maintenance duties and operational tasks for the shipboard activities of various scientific groups that are performing research, monitoring, high precision surveys, and ecological assessment activities aboard the 51ft. research vessel (R/V KERHIN) that operates in the Chesapeake Bay, its major tributaries, and the Atlantic Ocean. An individual in this position must possess basic seamanship skills, mechanical skills and awareness. This individual is expected to be able to make critical judgment calls during complex sampling operations while operating potentially hazardous machinery and prevent injuries to scientific personnel and damage to the vessel or scientific equipment.


Education: None.

Experience: One year of experience engaged in the performance of ordinary sailor or deckhand duties aboard a vessel.


Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in the sailors and marine oilers classifications sailors and marine oilers specialty codes in the sailors and marine oilers field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


1. Employees in this class may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. In accordance with The Annotated Code of Maryland, Labor and Employment Article , Section 3-213, persons appointed to this classification must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.

3. The persons appointed to this classification will be subject to call twenty-four hours a day and may be required to be present for duty on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education that is related to this position. Your qualifications will be assessed based on the information included on your submitted application. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.  Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.). 


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.


Online application is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Natural Resources

Human Resources

580 Taylor Avenue, C-3

Annapolis, MD 21401

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Khia Poteat at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.