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Recruitment #18-002587-0030


This recruitment has been reopened. If you previously applied, you do not need to reapply.





5111 Berwyn Rd, College Park, MD 20740

Main Purpose of Job

The regional administrator (RA) serves as the executive director's designee in coordinating the regional emergency medical services (EMS) system as directed by Maryland Code, Education § 13-506. The RA is tasked with coordinating and developing the regional prehospital care, trauma care, and specialty care systems. Additionally, the RA leads the prehospital care, trauma care, and specialty care system emergency preparedness program for their respective region. During crisis situations that impact the emergency medical services system the RA is tasked with performing emergency response to coordinate planning or operational efforts.


  • Advises EMS operational program leadership on quality management measures.
  • Develops initiatives to improve deployment of regional emergency medical services resources.
  • Conducts analysis of EMS organizational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
  • Conducts emergency vehicle inspections in accordance with the MIEMSS Voluntary Ambulance Inspection Program.
  • Advises partner organizations on the capabilities and role of regional emergency medical services programs.
  • Assists in the development of EMS specialty services (ie. Tactical EMS, Wilderness EMS, mobile integrated healthcare, etc.).
  • Assists with the design, development, and delivery of regional EMS training.
  • Provides staff support to Regional EMS Advisory Council and its committees.
  • Ensures MIEMSS is represented at appropriate jurisdictional fire service and EMS meetings.
  • Implements and manages MIEMSS programs and special projects at the regional and/or state levels.
  • Facilitates a collaborative working relationship between partner organizations within assigned region.
  • Administers and oversees the distribution and execution of grants related to EMS planning and operations.
  • Coordinates and assists in the development of the regional trauma and specialty emergency care system.
  • Administers the regional EMS Base Station designation program, in accordance with COMAR Title 30.
  • Administers the regional prehospital, trauma, and specialty care emergency preparedness program.
  • Assists MDH with hospital preparedness planning and coordination efforts.
  • On call 24/7 to respond to significant emergency incidents, staff the State EOC, and assist with Intra and Interstate mutual aid response to represent MIEMSS and assist in resource coordination with first responders.
  • Schedule and/or proctor certification/licensure exams, as necessary.
  • Maintains inventory of sensitive items assigned to the regional office.
  • Manages and leads regional office and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


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


Applicants must meet both the minimum and selective qualifications.

One year of experience developing, implementing, or evaluating healthcare or emergency medical services programs.


  • Master's degree in Emergency Health Services, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, or related field.
  • Current Maryland Paramedic license or registration as a paramedic through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
  • Experience leading the work of other employees
  • Experience providing training courses or speaking in front of an audience
  • Ability and experience writing technical reports


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.  You must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered.  For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.  This evaluation may be required prior to hire.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of completing the employment 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 assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Please submit a technical writing sample with your application. You can either include this with the supplemental questionnaire or attach it on the Other tab as the Essential Job Functions Questionnaire.

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

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 application.

The Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

Attn: A. Karnezis

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

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

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.