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Recruitment #20-002572-0002




Office of Administrative Hearings

11101 Gilroy Road

Hunt Valley, MD  21031

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to a team of seven or more Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) to facilitate the conduct of administrative hearings and the timely issuance of decisions. In order to effectively and correctly complete the assignments of the ALJ, the incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of the applicable policies, procedures and/or legal regulations of the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) with experience working in a legal environment. The incumbent should be able to perform the duties of the position with very little assistance/supervision and with minimal errors.


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

Experience: Four years performing secretarial work or clerical work involving typing duties.


1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.

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


One year of the required experience must be work performed in a legal environment such as a law firm, private attorney practice, or the legal office of a business. 


Higher education or training in the legal, paralegal or a related field.

Higher level secretarial experience in a legal setting.

Experience as a Paralegal.


Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a keyboard on a personal computer 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 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.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to:  Office of Administrative Hearings, Human Resources, 11101 Gilroy Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Kelly Valentine at 410.229.4115 or at

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

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.