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ADMINISTRATOR III

Recruitment #19-002588-0023

Introduction

The Coordinating Offices, Legislative & Intergovernmental Relations is recruiting for an Administrator 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.

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO PERMANENT AND CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES WORKING FOR THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Coordinating Offices

Legislative & Intergovernmental Relations 

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as an Administrator III in the Office of Legislative & Intergovernmental Relations for the Maryland Department of the Environment. The incumbent of this position is responsible for legislative and policy activities and intergovernmental relations, as well as federal legislative activities. The incumbent will assist with state legislative issues during the 90 days legislative session and be responsible for special projects and assignments for environmental policy review. The position reports to the Director of Legislative & Intergovernmental Relations and is responsible for a broad range of responsibilities. These responsibilities require a great deal of independent judgment. Additionally, the incumbent is privy to sensitive and confidential information and must exercise discretion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

Notes:

1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Environmentally related degree, political science, communications, economics or a similar type field
  • Experience developing and revising State/Federal policies and position statements;
  • Experience analyzing State/federal environmental issues;
  • Exposure and/or experience participating with regulatory or legislative workgroups and committees concerning environmental issues;
  • Experience testifying before State or, federal legislative; or regulatory entities;
  • Experience involving short/long term special projects that involve strict confidentiality;
  • Public speaking experience; and
  • Experience writing effectively.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO PERMANENT AND CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES WORKING FOR THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

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: olivia.finley@maryland.gov or mail to:

Olivia Finley

Office of Human Resources

Recruitment and Examination Division

Reference Number:19-002588-0023

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

(Office) 410-537-3105 

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.