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Recruitment #18-001756-0029



Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for an Administrative Specialist vacancy in the Baltimore City Office of Child Support Enforcement, Office of Special Counsel ("OSC"). The position is part of a team of Administrative Specialists who assist the Special Counsels by preparing court dockets, litigation case files and complex legal documents and managing the office's administrative work flow and statistical analysis.


Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute experience as defined above for the required education at the rate of one year of experience for 30 credit hours, for up to 60 credit hours of required education.

2. Candidates may substitute 90 credit hours at an accredited college or university for the required education and experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


  • Experience preparing court dockets, litigation case files and complex legal documents for attorneys.
  • Experience conducting records and indices checks, preparing and filing court pleadings and subpoenas.
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting collected data for special counsel resulting in legal or administrative actions to achieve effective child support actions.
  • Experience employing federal, state and commercial databases to locate and track litigants and persons of interest.General knowledge of standard office IT programs


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 qualification 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.  



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.

If you are unable to apply online, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447.

If you have specific questions about this recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

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

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