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Easement Processor

Recruitment #17-002586-0044


Part of the Maryland Department of Planning, the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) serves as Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

MHT is recruiting for a part time 20 hour a week CONTRACTUAL Administrator I position to work as an Easement Processor. 


$22.69 / Hour


Maryland Historical Trust

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD  21032

Main Purpose of Job

To process all Historic Preservation Easements in coordination with all units of the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) and the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) staff per Grant/Easement Program Guidelines.


The Easement Processor shall work with all units at MHT that require or accept the conveyance of Historic Preservation Easements.  The incumbent in this position shall work with property owners and the OAG to collect, assemble and ensure the accuracy of all information required for the drafting of Easements. 

The required information includes, but is not limited to, certificates of title, legal site plans, and property descriptions.  The position shall ensure that the Deed of Easement is properly executed, recorded and returned to MHT to ensure legal sufficiency of the Easement. The position will also conduct site visits, take exhibit photographs, assemble Easement exhibit pages, create Easement files and maintain databases.  Additionally, this position will aid in the completion of incomplete “new” Easements as well as existing pending Easements. The Easement Processor shall be the MHT staff point of contact for all Easement production inquiries via letter, telephone and email correspondence. 


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-for-year basis for the required 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-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Two years experience conducting land record research and documentation. 

Legal experience with an emphasis on real estate. 

Computer proficiency in word processing, digital imaging and databases.


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.

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


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.


For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If on-line application process is not available, you may submit a paper application, supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201

Attn: Amanda Karnezis

For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850.

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


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

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.

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