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Recruitment #19-002247-0073


The Air and Radiation Administration, Operational & Administrative Services is recruiting for an Administrative Officer III.  This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment.  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 this classification must re-apply.




Maryland Department of the Environment
Air and Radiation Administration
Operational & Administrative Services
1800 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide support to the Air and Radiation Administration (ARA), Operational & Administrative Services by direct oversight of contracts throughout their lifecycle (creation thru completion). The incumbent in this position serves as the primary liaison between administration staff and vendors. The position will be responsible for contract evaluation and execution, financial monitoring/reporting, record keeping, change management, and close-out of all service contracts through coordination with ARA Programs along with the Budget and Procurement Offices.

The incumbent in this position supports the Manager, Operations and Administrative Services with budget preparation, projections, budgetary amendments, reimbursable expenditure tracking, fund reconciliations and State grants management.

In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for procurement, inventory, and audit control.

The incumbent facilitates the procurement process for reviewing and processing requests with accuracy, convert requisitions as needed, as well as prepare and submit computer replacement schedules and requisitions.

Responsibilities also include ensuring accurate fleet management by providing daily assignments, maintaining reporting associated with mileage, driver eligibility, moving violations, accidents, maintenance, inspections, etc.

This position provides reimbursable funds management, encumbrance reconciliation, track expenditures and a monthly analysis of Reimbursable Funds.


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

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.


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.  


It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following: 

  • Two years of experience in contract management involving duties such as: drafting / issuing solicitations, evaluating, negotiating and awarding contracts ensuring compliance with governmental procurement laws, and regulations.  
  • Two years of experience in procurement involving duties such as: preparing and issuing change orders/modifications, reviewing proposals, preparing procurement documents, negotiating terms and conditions and managing vendor relationships.  
  • Two years of experience monitoring and reconciling fiscal/budgetary resources. 
  • Experience using the following software: Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Google applications (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms), Adobe (Acrobat Pro).


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.


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.


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 and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply. 



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: or mail to:

Peggie Jefferson

Office of Human Resources

Recruitment and Examination Division

Reference Number:19-002247-0073

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

(Office) 410-537-3879

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.