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DVR Training Specialist

Recruitment #20-001212-0001




MDH/Vital Statistics Administration, Division of Vital Records, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will plan, develop, integrate, and administer a training program of a generalized nature for clerical, supervisory and managerial personnel. In instances where training programs of a highly technical nature are already established, this position will coordinate such programs with the State Registrar, in order to adequately meet the Division of Vital Records' specific needs. This position will make recommendations to the State Registrar for possible improvements in training methods, as well as for course content; coverage; facilities and equipment; the selection of candidates for training; the need for new programs; and, the selection of Subject Matter Specialists as instructors.

Additionally, this position will be called on to work with the LDPU Unit to handle legal documentation for legitimations, court orders, paternity, and domestic and foreign adoptions. Furthermore, this position will collaborate with the LDPU Unit in handling birth certificate corrections and/or changes; delayed birth certifications; surrogate births; divorce verifications; and, stillbirth certificates.


Education: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: One year of experience planning and conducting employee development and training.


1. Additional experience in planning, conducting or coordinating training or staff development activities may substitute, on a year for year basis, for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Education and Training classification or Education and Training specialty codes in the Education and Training field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience and education.


The desired candidate should have experience planning, organizing and administering training programs. He/she should also have experience reviewing court orders, in order to determine that the intention of that order is accomplished without going beyond the scope of the order.

The desired candidate should be bilingual, preferably in the English and Spanish languages.


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 which 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, at 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.

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