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Recruitment #19-005174-0001



Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for a Management Associate position for the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA).


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Five years of secretarial experience. (Pertinent volunteer and/or part-time experience is acceptable.

Notes: Applicants may substitute an Associate of Arts degree with a major in Secretarial Science from an accredited college for up to two years of the required experience.


- Experience preparing for litigation and appellate matters; typing pleadings; motions; memoranda of law and appellate briefs; keeping current all litigation files
- Microsoft Word experience 
- Experience organizing exhibits and other documents in preparation for trial, hearings, meetings or other purposes

- Experience keeping calendars for attorneys; experience preparing and submitting accounts payables and receivables 

- Experience ordering office supplies; making travel arrangements


Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a typewriter or keyboard on a personal computer, computer terminal or word processor at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualification 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, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required prior to hire.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:         

Yolanda Colkley, 
Fair Practices Officer 
200 St. Paul Place 
Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447.

If you have specific questions about this recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application. 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.  We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.