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Supervising Budget Examiner/Fiscal Officer

Recruitment #18-002588-0043




MDH/Office of Finance, Budget Management, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to assist the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Budget Management Director to direct the operations of the Budget Management Office. This Office is responsible for the preparation and management of operating budgets for each of the Department's programs, with an aggregate total budget in FY 2017 of $12.9 billion. This position will also be responsible for preparing, presenting and executing agency budgets for assigned units, as well as for providing supervisory oversight of two Budget Analysts.

The budgets this position will personally analyze constitutes $47.7 million in FY 2017, and this position's staff analyzes budgets constituting $423.7 million in FY 2017. Lastly, this position will function as the Fiscal Officer for the Deputy Secretary of Operations, which is at a budget of $35.3 million. This would entail all facets of fiscal and/or administrative budgetary matters.


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

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.


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.


The selected candidate must possess at least two years of experience working with the Finanacial Management Information System (FMIS).


The desired candidate should have previous supervisory/managerial experience, as well as experience with preparing, reviewing, executing, and/or managing operating budgets.

He/she should also have an intermediate to advanced level of knowledge of Microsoft Excel (i.e. advanced formulas, pivot tables, VBA, Macros), in addition to an advanced level of knowledge of, and/or experience working with, R-Stars and ADPICS. 


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.


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 which are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

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 at, 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.