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Recruitment #19-002247-0035




MDH, Behavioral Health Administration, Catonsville, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to assist the BHA General Services Administrator with oversight for the planning, implementation and oversight of daily operations for the executive and support staff for Behavioral Health Administration. Duties include: Create, document and track maintenance requests (using Excel database) for all four (4) buildings on campus. Works closely with the maintenance staff at SGHC to ensure repair and/or replacement of building equipment is completed. Work with SGHC Units on campus to place/receive telephone requests, key/access card requests, e-fax etc., ensuring forms are filled out correctly and submitted to the appropriate office for processing; fire alarm testing; elevator testing etc. Evaluate ADA requests and resolves the accommodation(s) that are necessary. Monitor electronic office equipment such as: copiers and vending machines for service replacement and/or repairs, as well as, making sure the vendor is compliant to the terms and conditions of the State contract. Perform building assessments on employee workspace/buildings and make recommendations of new plans and policies to executive staff to improve work environment and daily operations. Work with supervisor on all Building Projects such as: Acoustical ceiling tile replacement and painting project; carpet replacement for Mitchell Building, Dumpsters for clean out of buildings and offices. Designated Property Accountable Officer for BHA’s inventory of furniture and equipment assigned to the division. Attend construction/maintenance project meetings and progress meetings with the architect and engineering firm, contractor, construction inspector and maintenance chief to ensure contractor is compliant to the terms and conditions of the State issued contract when the supervisor is not able to attend. Order toner(s) and cartridges for individual printers until they are phased out. Order new cell phones or replacement phones for BHA staff, verify all billing invoices for payment, add any new cell phone/staff assignment to the database. Work closely with MDH, Central Services staff for all cell phone requests and keep accurate spreadsheets on all Electronic equipment assigned to staff including cell phones, I-pads, wifi’s etc. Verify all bills for copiers, shredding service, work requests, furniture requests etc. with our Finance Unit. BHA contact person for Record Retention requests and submittals. Provide all new personnel with an Employee Welcome Packet.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes: 1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.  


The desired candidate will have experience in facilities management to include overseeing/coordinating building maintenance projects, employee health and safety (including security), logistical experience involving office and staff relocation,and experience overseeing material procurement or service contracts. Applicants should also be proficient in creating, manipulating data and formulating final reports using excel.


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. 

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 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.

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.