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Employee Relations Training Coordinator

Recruitment #17-004905-0002




Employee and Labor Relations Division
301 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD  21201


A Human Resources (HR) Analyst Senior, DBM is the advanced level of professional HR work in the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). This position functions as a technical expert in the State Personnel Management System (SPMS) in employee and labor relations. Professional HR work in DBM entails use of knowledge, discretion, analysis, consultation, innovative thinking and independent judgment while advocating and ensuring the appropriate and consistent Statewide interpretation of and compliance with HR laws, regulations and standards. This position is at the advanced level, serving as a key technical and primary subject matter experts in a specific Statewide HR program or operational area. This position provides technical direction and guidance to HR staff in SPMS agencies, but does not supervise. 

This position coordinates training efforts of the Employee and Labor Relations Division (ELRD), and may provide training to agency HR staff, State managers, supervisors and other employees. The position also provides assistance with other duties of the ELRD including settlement conferences, mediation, or addressing MOU Complaints at Step Four of the process.


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

Experience: Four years of professional HR experience in the areas of either job analysis, job evaluation, salary administration, employee relations, labor relations, test development and validation, recruitment and examination, employee services, employee benefits, HR management or  HR system support services.  

Notes:  1.  Additional professional HR experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.  

2.  Thirty graduate semester credits from an accredited college or university in the field of HR/personnel administration, business administration,  public administration, statistics, tests and measurements, industrial organization, psychology or other related field may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of the required experience.  

3.  For employee or labor relations positions, a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited school of law may be substituted for the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Human Resources classifications or Human Resources specialty codes in the Personnel field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.  


Professional Experience:

  • Developing and delivering training
  • Administering a training program
  • Performing work in employee or labor relations
  • Conducting settlement conferences and/or mediations


  • Law degree
  • Coursework in employment law or related
  • Employee relations-related internship



1. Employees in this classification are required to obtain certification in State Personnel Management System policies and procedures and in the functionality of the Statewide Personnel System from the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, Department of Budget and Management within six months from the time of appointment to the position.  Employees are also required to obtain recertification every six months thereafter.  

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


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: 

Elizabeth Cohen, DBM RED, 301 W. Preston Street #608, Baltimore, MD 21201.

For any additional questions or concerns regarding this recruitment, please contact: call 410-767-4850 or email:

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

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.

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