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Grants Writer

Recruitment #19-000807-0002




MDH/Carroll County Health Department, Community Health Education Unit, Westminster, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will identify funding sources and grant processes for The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County (PHCC). PHCC is an affiliate of Carroll Hospital (CH) and the Carroll County Health Department (CCHD) that seeks to build capacity for health improvement in Carroll County, Maryland.

This position will be responsible for proposal development and planning; the submission of applications; the monitoring of projects and fiscal management; data research, monitoring and reporting, and the analysis and evaluation of project results. This position will also receive assignments which require creative, analytical and evaluative thinking.

Collaboration with others will be extensive, important and include contact with local organizations and community groups; private non-profit agencies, and various State and county government agencies/officials.


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

Experience: Three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring, or budget preparation, presentation and execution.


1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Political Science, or Public Administration, at a rate of 30 semester hours, for each year of the required experience.

2. Applicants may substitute additional experience, as defined above, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education and experience.


The desired candidate should have experience with the development, planning and submission of applications and grants. The desired candidate should also have experience with monitoring projects and overseeing fiscal responsibilities. 


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. 

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

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this, or other, State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information 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.

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.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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