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ADMINISTRATOR I - Visual Communications Supervisor

Internal to MDE Only

Recruitment #21-002586-0092


This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).  This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only.  The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year.  Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.  This position is open to Maryland Department of the Environment employees only.




Maryland Department of the Environment

Office of Communications

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD  21230

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the coordination, design and production from conception through completion, of a diverse range of internal and external visual communications including newsletters, fliers, posters, advertising inserts, events signage, presentation materials, and digital and web graphics. The majority of this position is spent overseeing video production services for MDE. The incumbent will be responsible for producing and providing promotional, educational and event-based videos to internal and external audiences, and manages the process for quality and efficiency.  This position requires the employee to promote MDE in a positive way by serving as a public relations expert regarding MDE subject matter at local, regional and statewide events.  This position is responsible for all activities that support the organization, structure and focus of these events; as well as, providing information and entertainment to the public.  Events include statewide and local fairs, festivals, conferences, educational events and more. 

This position will provide project management, leadership and technical assistance on best identity management practices, report production and consistent brand maintenance for MDE officials, internal workforce and inter-agency officials.  The incumbent will independently develop content with MDE Administrations and manages design, distribution and compilation of information.  Employee produces corporate identity manuals, concepts and all materials in conjunction with agency goals and objectives.  The incumbent will also be responsible for researching and creating appropriate and effective programs; creating and producing internal publications, and creating a monthly newsletter for employees.   


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


It is preferred that the selected candidate have experience in the following:

  • Filming, editing and producing a professional video;
  • Creating graphic elements and designs for a brochure, fact sheet, flyer or a longer document;
  • 'Storyboarding' a video or using other processes to lay out a story in linear form;
  • Creating a soundproof video production studio;
  • Writing media stories for publication online.


Limited to permanent and contractual employees of the Maryland Department of the Environment only.


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation.  The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of this position.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED or QUALIFIED.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable.  Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences.

For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).

Completed applications must be submitted by the closing date.  Information submitted after this date will not be added. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

All Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you applied.



Online applications are highly recommended.  However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDE, Recruitment and Selection Division, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21230.  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 email the requested information to Tammy Lewis,  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment.  All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.  Please Reference Number: 21-002586-0092.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Tammy Lewis/MDE Recruitment and Examination at 410-537-3130

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 at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon by calling 410-537-3100 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.