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Recruitment #18-005477-0019




MDH, Office of Preparedness and Response, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Emergency Operations Manager for the Maryland Department of Health. This position resides in the Office of Preparedness and Response. This position coordinates Department-wide as well as in partnership with state, local and private agencies using an all hazard emergency response and recovery operations approach in Maryland for Emergency Support Function 8, Health and Medical Services. This position oversees the following programs; Strategic National Stockpile Program (SNS), Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) and the Maryland Professional Volunteer Program (MPVC). Serves as principle point of contact for 24/7 notification of emergency incidents and principle liaison with MDH Physician on call and Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). This position is responsible for ensuring that MDH Emergency Operations are carried out in accordance with NIMS and ICS and are coordinated appropriately with MDH administrations and with ESF 8 response partners.


Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor's degree with 6 years of professional health or human service experience, including 3 years of supervisory experience.


Desired candidate will possess experience in emergency operations especially related to public health, familiarity with medical counter measures program and experience in National Incident Management Structure (NIMS) and Incident Command Structure (ICS).


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.