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AGENCY BUDGET SPECIALIST II

Recruitment #20-000987-0003

Introduction

This recruitment is limited to current DJS employees only.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

DJS Headquarters
217 E Redwood Street 
Baltimore, MD 21202

POSITION DUTIES

The Agency Budget Specialist position with DJS provides monitors DJS contracts for expenditures and compliance with contract budget caps. Additionally, this position is responsible for making budget projections for future contracts based on available historical expenditure data.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience:  Three years of experience in budget preparation, presentation and execution.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute graduate education in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 semester hours for one year of required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service  experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two (2) years of experience performing expenditure review or budget projections at either an agency or finite contract level

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, to include Access and Excel

Possess an intermediate level of experience with FMIS or similar accounting system such as Quick Books, Quicken, Peachtree
 
More than one (1) year experience with procurement and contract tracking

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current DJS employees only.

SELECTION PROCESS

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, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will 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 experience and education. For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. Please note that your answers on the Supplemental Questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is strongly urged.  However, if you are unable to apply on line you may mail a paper application to the address below or fax a paper application to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or use regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:   

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services   
OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit  
Redwood Tower
217 E Redwood Street 
Baltimore, MD 21202
Attn: Shavonne Holman 
Fax number 410-333-4188 
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at djs.careers@maryland.gov.  Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin. 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments. 

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.
 
The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.