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Recruitment #19-004530-0002


This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Finance and Administrative Services. 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. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.




580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401 (Anne Arundel County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Finance and Administrative Services is currently accepting applications for a Fiscal Services Administrator III, Director of Budget Operations and Fixed Asset Controls.

This position plans and directs the development, execution and analysis of DNR's $375+/- million annual operating budget, including oversight and direction to directors and program managers for the 13 operating units within DNR who are developing and administering the operating budgets and all fiscal officers who are supporting their efforts.

In addition, the position supervises the staff member responsible for directing and coordinating the preparation of DNR's $110 million +/- annual capital budget submission. Incumbent is also responsible for maintaining the fixed asset capital accounts and reconciling the bond fund cash accounts.


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

Experience: Two years of experience in budgeting.


1. Additional experience in a budgeting or general accounting may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  

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


One year of experience supporting and interacting with executive management in the preparation and implementation of operating budgets.


Experience in accounting for fixed assets and performing cash reconciliations utilizing general ledgers.  

Past or current State experience working with complex budgets and R*STARS accounting system.


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. We will not consider information submitted after this 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.

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.


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 Crystal Wilson at  

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