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Recruitment #18-000716-0003




MDH, Calvert County Health Department, Prince Frederick, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position, serving as the Program Director, is to assist the Director of Behavioral Health Services in administration of Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services by being responsible for all treatment and prevention services including the maintenance of quality of care. Behavioral Health Services includes (5) service sites (i.e., Barstow, Chesapeake Beach, Prince Frederick, Lusby, Calvert County Detention Center).


Requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 6 years of health or human services professional experience, including 3 of which must have been in professional work related to treatment and services to persons with alcohol or other substance addiction, and 2 of which must have been at the managerial or supervisory level.

A master's degree will substitute for one year of general experience.  A doctorate will substitute for 2 years general experience.  Additional experience may substitute year-for-year for the college degree.


One or more of the following licensures is desired:  Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) or Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical (LCSW-C).


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

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 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.

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.



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.