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Facility Manager

Recruitment #19-003122-0002


This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Fishing and Boating Service. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments.




800 Norris Harbor Dr. Crisfield, MD 21817 (Somerset County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Hydrographic Operations, is currently accepting applications for a Natural Resources Manager II. This position serves as the Facility Manager for the Crisfield DNR Marine Terminal, managing day to day operations. These duties include but not limited to: supervising Hydrographic Engineering Associates, involved in buoy placement and removal of hazards to boating navigation, inventory control, facility and vessel maintenance. Position is required to maintain a 200 ton USCG Master's (Inland) License and operate a 100' Ice Breaking/Buoy Tender as Captain responsible for all required operation and crew training. Intimate knowledge of the lower Chesapeake Bay, and its tributaries is required.


Education: Possession of a high school diploma or a State high school equivalence certificate.

Experience: Seven years of experience either performing, or supervising workers performing technical natural resources or conservation work.


1. Pertinent volunteer and/or part-time experience is acceptable. Please document the number of hours spent per week in this type of experience on the application form (MS 100).

2. Applicants may substitute vocational or college education in a natural resources discipline for experience at the rate of one year of education for one year of experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a non-commissioned officer in the natural resources management and biological sciences classifications or natural resources management and biological sciences specialty codes in the biological science technician field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.   



Recent experience as vessel captain supporting hydrographic operations, including buoy tending and hazard to navigation location.

A current valid USCG Master's License Inland 200 ton.

Extensive geographic knowledge of the Maryland's lower Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Experience operating an ice breaking vessel in ice.


Current Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Fishing and Boating Service employees only.


Please make sure 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.

Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable.



The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Natural Resources
Human 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 Khia Poteat at

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and 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.