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Recruitment #20-004416-0001


The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) oversees and coordinates all components of the statewide EMS system (including planning, operations, evaluation, and research), provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and/or supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulates commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.




653 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The EMS Manager, Ambulance Program is managerial work responsible for the licensing operations within the State Office of Commercial Ambulance Licensing and Regulation. COMAR Regulations require commercial ambulance services to be licensed and in addition, require that each vehicle must be licensed by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. The employee in this classification collaborates with the Director in the planning, implementation, and oversight of the statewide ambulance licensing program, and supervise assigned staff.
This employee provides advice and guidance to contractual commercial ambulance inspectors during peak inspection and licensing periods. The work is performed in an office setting as well as outdoors under varying weather conditions and requires frequent travel to various commercial ambulance companies throughout the state. 
The employee in this classification receives managerial supervision from the Director of the State Office of Commercial Ambulance Licensing and Regulation. The employee in this classification may be subject to a 24-hour on call duty and may travel throughout the State as well as adjacent states where licensees doing business in Maryland may be based.


Assist the Director in the planning, implementation, and oversight of the statewide ambulance licensing program.
Advises the Director of SOCALR on matters concerning oversight of the annual licensing inspection process, including service base and vehicle inspections.
Oversees application processing, conducts inspections, and conducts routine compliance checks.
Trains and oversees activities of personnel who process applications, conduct inspections, conduct investigations, and conduct routine compliance checks.
Collaborate with the Director in the development of internal policies and procedures relating to the operation of the State Office of Commercial Ambulance Licensing and Regulation.


Education:  Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  Four years supervisory or administrative experience in emergency medical services, public safety, law enforcement or licensing activity.  


1. Additional experience as defined above may be substituted 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 Medical or Military Police classifications or Medical or Military Police specialty codes in the emergency medical services, public safety, or law enforcement field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


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

Current certification in the Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program (CCEMTP).  

Current Maryland Emergency Medical Technical-Intermediate (EMT-I), or Emergency Medical Technical-Paramedic (EMT-P) license.


Persons appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland, and their driving records will be subject to investigation.


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.



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

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. 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 S. Hudson at 410-767-4910.

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.