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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER III

Recruitment #21-002247-0031

Introduction

The Division of Labor and Industry is accepting applications from qualified applicants to fill current open positions. All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications during the time of applying. Applicants in pool will remain active for one year and be considered as opening occurs.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

POSITION DUTIES

The main purpose of this position is to provide critical analyses and evaluations of employers' leave policies to assure compliance with the provisions of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act and other labor laws that interplay and overlap with provisions of the MHWFA. Conduct Outreach sessions providing advisory services to employers, labor law attorneys, unions and professional organizations and Human Resource professionals for whom attendance at Outreach sessions earn CTE credits. In addition, this position must also perform a full range of investigative functions in complex cases assuring that employers are compliant with other Maryland wage laws.

Plans and organizes workload of investigative and administrative staff to ensure program performance is achieved and overall mission of the Division is satisfied. Administers, reviews, and makes recommendations relative to investigations, inspections, and actions consistent with direction and administration priorities; may also include professional, technical, administrative or clerical workers. 

Interprets and applies or oversees the application of agency policies, rules and regulations to accomplish the work of the Sick and Safe Leave Unit (SSLU) including other labor laws; Implements new regulations and policies as directed by upper management; Sets goals and deadlines and oversees the workflow of the SSLU; Coordinates workflow with administrators of other units in areas of work spanning multiple units. 

Promotes the work of the agency through frequent contact with interested groups and individuals. May work on sensitive and confidential projects requiring discretion and judgment in the release of information; May act as team leader for special projects. Monitors and tracks performance of individual employees and ensures that personnel evaluation and performance process is completed consistent with law and regulations. Coordinates leave and staff coverage of the SSLU. 

Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

At least six months experience assuring compliance with the provisions of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act and other labor laws that interplay and overlap with provisions of the MHWFA.

Experience interpreting and applying or overseeing the application of agency policies, rules and regulations to accomplish the work of the Sick and Safe Leave Unit (SSLU) including other labor laws. 

Report writing experience and investigative background skills; excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This recruitment is limited to current employees of the Maryland Department of Labor.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

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

Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION/EXAMINATION PROCESS. All information concerning the qualification, including any required documentation (diploma, transcripts, certificate, etc) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. ***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, You may contact Chevelle Wise 410-230-6293 or submit via email to chevelle.wise@maryland.gov. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

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

MDOL Office of Human Resources
Attn: Administrative Officer III (21-002247-0031)CW
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MDOL 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.