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Recruitment #21-000281-0001


The Maryland Department of Labor is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Financial Non-Depository Examiner Lead/Advanced. This position functions as Assistant Director of Enforcement in the Enforcement Unit.




500 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions as Assistant Director of Enforcement in the Enforcement Unit. This person assists the Director with the investigatory and enforcement functions of the Commissioner, including the scheduling and assignment of investigations, assisting in developing policies and procedures for the Enforcement Unit, monitoring compliance with those Agency policies and procedures, assisting in the training of the Enforcement Unit staff, assisting in identifying trends and developing recommendations regarding strategic goals and investigatory initiatives, and performing other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Enforcement. These activities further the regulatory mandate of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation.


Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Assigns, reviews, and approves the work of and trains lower-level Financial Fraud Examiners, including providing advice and guidance to lower-level Financial Fraud Examiners in all facets of the investigatory process.
  • Participates in the review of enforcement investigations to determine whether to either close investigations or takes further actions. These functions may entail, but are not limited to, assisting in the referral of matters to the Office of the Attorney General for administrative or legal action. 
  • Assist in the review of completed investigations at random for the purpose of monitoring compliance with Agency consumer complaint investigation policies and procedures. Assists the Director of Director of Enforcement with updating and implementing new Agency policies and procedures in the enforcement investigation process.


Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by a total of 24 credit hours in business administration, finance, economics, law, criminal justice or accounting. These credit hours must include a minimum of 6 credit hours in either accounting or auditing.

Experience: Four years of experience examining or auditing the accounts, records and business practices of non-depository financial institutions or in managerial or professional work in the financial services, consumer loan, sales finance, installment loan, mortgage lenders, collection agencies, check cashiers, money transmitters, debt management and/or law enforcement industries.


1. Applicants may substitute regulatory, investigatory, managerial or professional experience in the financial services industry, consumer credit industry, mortgage lending industry, accounting or auditing work or State or federal experience regulating the above industries or in law enforcement on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant, or a Master’s degree in business administration or accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in logistics specialist classifications or administrative support specialty codes in the financial management or auditing fields of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and 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.

- Experience in managing and training professional employees  
- Writing sample (will be required during interview)
- Law degree and/or master’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, accounting, public policy, statistics or similar field
- Hold certifications as a Certified Fraud Examiner and/or Certified Public Accountant


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Employees in this classification may be required to attend advanced formal training classes. The purpose of this training is to maintain professional job specific proficiency and current knowledge. Some training classes are out-of-State and may require overnight stays.

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Department of Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Department of Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


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.


All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:


Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.


The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific qualifications shown above and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.). Please include clear, detailed and specific information on your application regarding experience qualifications related to the minimum qualifications, desired, and/or selective qualifications of the position.



The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:


Department of Labor Office of Administration

Attn: Tenisha Tunstall    21-000281-0001

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201


For additional information, please contact Tenisha Tunstall at 410-767-2772 or via email


The MD State Application Form can be found online


Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.