Green Ridge State Forest
|Department||DNR - Forest Service|
|Date Opened||3/1/2019 09:32:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/15/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$11.76 - $15.50/ hour|
|HR Analyst||Crystal Wilson|
Five vacancies; full-time
Contract Period: March - December 2019 (3-10 month contracts available; start/end dates are negotiable)
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Education: Completion of the eighth grade.
Experience: Experience operating small equipment such as mowers and chainsaws.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Working knowledge of operation and maintenance of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, plows, large trucks, etc.; of conservation principles and practices.
Elementary knowledge of agricultural practices of the more common species of plant life and wildlife indigenous to the state and its geography; of fire suppression practices.
Ability to supervise work crews; to carry out orders and instructions; to work independently on specialized assignments; to work effectively with fellow workers; to interact with the general public.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:
Department of Natural Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401
The Human Resources Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.
Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.
Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Crystal Wilson at
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.