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Human Resources Clerk

Recruitment #20-001376-0030




MDH Springfield Hospital Center, Sykesville MD


The main purpose of this position is to carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas: customer service, records management, filing, using a multi line phone system, answering basic human resources inquiries such as FMLA, benefits and compensation, OSHA Compliance/Workers Compensation coordination, license and competency tracking, as well as providing a variety of other secretarial duties as assigned.

Some job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to;
  • Prepares, processes, and audits all personnel and ADA files to include but not limited to: organizing new hire packets, obtaining CJIS results (enter into Workday), ensure all documentation is in file ad accurate, update all databases, and complete personnel action forms for all merit and contractual employees.
  • Advise new employees concerning benefit options, cost and eligibility requirements. Keep abreast of current rules and regulations governing the State of Maryland Employee Benefits Program. 
  • Maintain staff development database and the hospital's clinical competency database to ensure that staff have current professional certifications, licenses, etc. and all clinical staff have current clinical competency reports on file in accordance with Hospital policy and Joint Commission standards. 
  • Maintain electronic records in Workday as well as the HR Monthly tracker. Maintain a log on all probations within the facility. 
  • Answer phones, assist walk-in employees with questions or concerns.


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

Experience: Two years of experience performing clerical duties.

Notes: 1. Additional experience performing clerical duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Applicants may substitute education from an accredited college or university at the rate of thirty semester credit hours for one year of experience on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

 3. Six months clerical training with three courses in subjects such as keyboarding, clerical math, word processing, spreadsheets, database, graphics presentation, proofreading, or office etiquette may be substituted for six months of the requires experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administrative classifications or in Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes in the Clerical Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Proficiency in computer applications to include Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suites.
2. Experience with filing.


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.