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AGENCY BUDGET SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #19-000986-0001

Introduction

This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment/Water and Science Administration. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within the classification must re-apply.

This recruitment is limited to Maryland State employees only.

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Water and Science Administration

Operational Services Administration Program

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent in this position provides administrative support to the Water and Science Administration by managing tasks related to procurement, reimbursable fund grant management, federal grant management support, procurement processing, account payable, fiscal year-end closing as well as additional financial analysis as deemed necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience:  One year of experience in budget preparation, presentation and execution.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute 30 semester hours of graduate education in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration for the required experience.

2. Candidates 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. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Proficiency in Excel;
  • Experience in grant management;
  • Experience in contract management;
  • Experience in accounts payable;
  • Experience in procurement processing;
  • Experience with State of Maryland Financial Management Information Systems- R*Starts;
  • Experience with State of Maryland Financial Management Information Systems- Adpics;
  • Ability to multitask.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Limited to Maryland State employees only.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

NOT APPLICABLE.

SELECTION PROCESS

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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

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 must be provided prior to hire. 

The MD Department of the Environment does not sponsor individuals in the application of the H-1B Visa.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the state application. If you are unable to apply online or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation you may submit a paper application, required documentation, transcripts and addendums via fax 410-537-3966, email: abigail.lord@maryland.gov or mail to:

Abigail Lord

Office of Human Resources

Recruitment and Examination Division

Reference Number: 19-000986-0001

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21230

(Office) 410-537-4314

The MD State Application Form can be found online.  

PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.