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Recruitment #21-000138-0003




Thomas B Finan Center
10102 Country Club Road
Cumberland, MD 21502

This position is located 2.5 hours from Baltimore.

Main Purpose of Job

A Beauty Operator is the full performance level of work in beauty care for patients in a State hospital, in the Maryland Department of Health. Employees in this classification give permanents, haircuts, shampoos, and practice all other phases of beauty culture as an operator. Employees in this classification are responsible for the cleanliness and safekeeping of beauty shop tools and equipment as set forth in the laws and regulations for the practice of cosmetology as controlled by the State Board of Cosmetologists. Employees in this classification may give instructions to patient assistants in the elemental aspects of beauty culture where the patient has been assigned as part of the therapy program. Employees in this classification do not supervise other hospital personnel. Employees in this classification work under general supervision from a member of the nursing staff or other administrative personnel. Positions in this classification are evaluated using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of a class specification.


Determined by the licensing requirements set by the Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.


1. Applicants must possess a current Operator's license as issued by the Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists. Applicants must present evidence of current certification with the application.

2. Certification by the above board will be required before an application may be given permanent position. However, applicants who are eligible for certification will be admitted to the State examination if evidence of eligibility is presented with the application.

3. Applicants must maintain licensure with the Maryland State Board of Cosmetologists. Employees in this classification who do not currently possess the necessary Operator's license will be subject to removal from the position.


Some positions in this classification are assigned duties which will require the individual to be examined by a physician. After an offer of employment is extended, applicants for such positions will be given a medical examination to certify the ability to perform the essential job functions.



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.