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Radio Communication Technician II


Recruitment #18-004425-0001


This is Position-Specific (Emergency Medical Services Systems Technician II) recruitment for Maryland Institute Emergency Medical Service Systems, 653 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

The deadline for this recruitment has been extended. If you previously applied, you do not need to reapply.





653 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent will design, install, maintain and repair the statewide EMS Communications systems and the statewide voice and data infrastructure. This position provides technical expertise, contractual supervision and handles procurement and shipping responsibilities relating to various systems including, but not limited to: Voice, Data and RF Communications; Wireless Systems Architecture Integration, Installation and Maintenance; Digital and Fiber Optic Transmission; Communications Software Applications and Diagnostic and Programming Software. This positions reports daily to the Baltimore office. This position is designated as emergency essential, subject to 24-hour/7-day a week emergency on call notification.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four years of experience installing, maintaining, testing, repairing and calibrating bio-medical telemetry, two way radio, video or microwave systems.


1. Applicants may substitute successful completion of a program of study in electronics at a recognized training school, trade school, or college on a year for year basis for up to two years of the required experience.

2. Applicants may substitute either a Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone license, or a certificate from the Association of Professional Communications Officers, Society of Broadcast Engineers, National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers, National Association of Business and Radio Engineers, or equivalent association for all of the required education and experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Emergency Communications Repair and Maintenance classifications or Emergency Communications Repair and Maintenance specialty codes in the Emergency Management  field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. 


CISCO certification/training preferred

Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone license


Employees appointed to positions 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 drivers license valid in the State of Maryland.


Employees may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to carry an electronic pager.


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 assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



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: Amanda 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.