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Architectural Survey Administrator

Recruitment #17-002586-0003




100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

This position oversees the statewide survey program, and supervises the inclusion of documentation into the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties from all survey projects.

This position also administers state and federal grant programs relating to multi-disciplinary survey and evaluation activities and provides expert technical assistance on identifying and evaluating historic resources.

This work is consistent with Maryland Department of Planning and the Divisions mission of studying, evaluating, protecting and interpreting the states historic sites, structures, districts, and cultural traditions.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year to year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.


For those not using the experience substitution, candidates must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, Art History, History, Historic Architecture, Folklore, American Studies or other closely related field.


At least two years of professional experience defined above, should be in historic preservation or architectural field survey.  

Knowledge of historic architecture, building analysis, and investigation/documentation methods and a demonstrated ability to conduct architectural field surveys and scholarly research are preferred.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

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


Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

For education obtained outside of the United States, you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.  Please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at


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.



The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If on-line access is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201

RE: (Job Announcement #17-002586-0003)


If you have any questions about this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged 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.