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Recruitment #19-004522-0006






MDH, Office of Human Resources, Payroll and Timekeeping, Baltimore, MD


The main purpose of this position is to provide timekeeping and payroll functions for all headquarters and local County Health Departments within MDH.  The timekeeper is responsible for auditing times sheets and reports, adjusting time sheets through change forms and the audit process to ensure the correct pay to an employee, which meeting all deadlines put in place by the Workday process and Central Payroll Bureau.  The MDH Payroll Office process all payroll functions for 23 Local County Health Departments and 14 Headquarters Administrations, in addition the timekeeping functions for the Headquarters' Administration.  This position may act as a liaison to the 12 regional health facilities.  The MDH payroll produces exceptions to regular pay in the form of 8/80 calculations, overtime and shift variances to 40% of employees.  MDH has a current base of over 9,000 employees, regular or contractual.  This position is considered confidential due to the daily exposure to employment records, social security numbers, addresses, heath benefit information, medical documentation, disciplinary actions, payroll information, as well as retirement information. 


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three years of experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.


1. Experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required high school education.

2. Six credit hours in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for the required experience.


Desirable applicants will have experience with payroll and timekeeping.  Preferred candidates will have experience with the Workday system.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) 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 that 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 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.