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Recruitment #19-002604-0001




MDH/Vital Statistics Administration, Division of Health Statistics, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will collect, evaluate, prepare, and disseminate vital statistics data for use by health department personnel, policymakers, researchers, and the general public. This position will prepare the Maryland Vital Statistics' Annual Reports, as well as the County and State Profiles, with the use of appropriate statistical, charting and mapping software. This position will also supervise the Vital Statistics Division's Epidemiologists in the production of statistical reports and data requests.


Education: Possession of a Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university, including fifteen credit hours in Research Methodology, Theoretical or Applied Statistics, and Measurement Theory.

Experience: Three years of post-Doctoral experience in Statistical Research.


Education: Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, including nine credit hours in Research Methodology, Theoretical or Applied Statistics, and Measurement Theory.

Experience: Six years of post-Master’s experience in Statistical Research.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Statistician classifications or Statistician and Intelligence Officer specialty codes in the Statistics field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience and education.


The desired candidate should have experience with the preparation and analysis of public health data. He/she should also have experience working with vital statistics data, ArcGIS system software and statistical coding, using SAS or SPSS software.  Finally, the desired candidate should have experience performing data linkages and matching techniques by using large data sets.


Applicants who meet the minimum 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 which 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, at 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.