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Recruitment #19-004371-0002


The Office of the Secretary, Internal Audit Services is recruiting for an Internal Auditor Trainee. 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.

Please note that contractual positions do not offer the same State benefits as a permanent position.




Maryland Department of the Environment

Office of the Secretary

Internal Audit Services 

1800 Washington Blvd.  

Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for audit fieldwork and a full range of fact-finding assignments including financial, compliance, and efficiency reviews to ensure the Maryland Department of the Environment achieves its strategic objectives.


The following duties are examples of assignment performed by the incumbent in this position.  It is not a total comprehensive list of duties, nor is it restrictive regarding job assignments.

Position duties include performing audit fieldwork and a full range of fact-finding assignments including (but not limited to):

  • Reviewing financial and operational transactions, documents, records to obtain facts;
  • Preparing work papers to documents audit findings;
  • Assisting in audits for automated data processing systems;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with operational personnel and colleagues.

The position will perform general analysis necessary to perform audit fieldwork and a full range of fact-finding assignments including (but not limited to):

  • Preparing statistical tables and charts, financial summaries, schedules, workflow charts, staff patterns, and organizational charts;
  • Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.

This position will also be responsible for oral and written communication that is necessary to perform audit fieldwork and a full range of fact-finding assignments including (but not limited to):

  • Creating accurate and concise audit work papers;
  • Assisting in the recommendation of means to correct unsatisfactory conditions.


Education:  A Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses, including or supplemented by 3 credit hours in auditing.

Experience: None.

Note: Applicants who have met the requirements for admission to the CPA examination prior to July 1,1974 will be considered to have met the educational requirement referenced above.


It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:  


§ Have a strong customer service background.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties may 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, 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 to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under the Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply.


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.


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:19-004371-0002

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.