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HUMAN SERVICE SPECIALIST III

Recruitment #21-001915-0001

GRADE

ASTD14

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Human Services
Division of Budget and Finance
311 W. Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position functions as a Time Study Specialist for the Department of Human Services, Budget and Finance, Cost Allocation and Revenue Management (CARM) Unit. The incumbent in this position administers the statewide Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) for the Family Investment Administration by reviewing and analyzing sample response data submitted daily by local departments via an electronic database. Also, assists with the Social Services Time Study (SSTS). The RMTS and SSTS are statistical tools used for cost allocation. The position provides guidance to all CARM and local department staff to ensure compliance with all policies, regulations and legislations related to RMTS programs; and to ensure the timely implementation of new initiatives or programs. As the Time Study Administrator, the incumbent serves as the Statewide federal compliance expert for the RMTS and SSTS programs which allow the State to claim vital federal funds for programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Two years of experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations.

Notes:
1. Additional professional or technical experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Education at the graduate level at an accredited college or university in a human services related field may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester hours per year for the required experience.

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

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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. One year of experience using computerized fiscal applications and software including spreadsheets and database applications.
2. One year of experience writing/analyzing data reports.
3. Six months of experience evaluating program effectiveness to identify problem areas and make recommendations for improvement.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

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

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplement questionnaire to: Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 142 Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by 5 p.m on the closing date. Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please email requested information only to cynthia.mcmillian@maryland.gov. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

If you have any questions concerning this recruitment process for this position, please contact 410-767-7199.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.



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Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.