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ADMINISTRATOR III

Senior Capital Project Funding Coordinator

Recruitment #21-002588-0073

Introduction

The Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration is recruiting for an Administrator III. This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment. 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 the classification must re-apply.

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO PERMANENT AND CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES WORKING FOR THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT.

GRADE

18

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment
Coordinating Office/Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration 
1800 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

The Administrator III is responsible for the planning, budget preparation, and origination of financing for capital projects from the funding programs administered by the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration (MWQFA).  The incumbent in this position ensures adherence to administrative, programmatic, and audit control mandates, as well as other administrative duties for program compliance.

The position is responsible for providing first-line implementation for newly-mandated Congressional and EPA directives, laws, and policies as they relate to origination activities of the State Revolving Loan Funds (SRF), and State laws and regulations related to the Bay Restoration Fund, and State grants. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures. 

Notes: 

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 general 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.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

One year of experience coordinating Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) activities, as required under SRF Federal Capitalization grant agreements.  This experience can include (1) developing and implementing WBE/MBE policy, (2) outreach and technical assistance, and (3) technical review of procurement actions in promoting compliance with M/WBE requirements and Fair Share Policy and Objectives.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Experience working in a state loan and/or grant program.
  • Experience with capital or public financing.
  • Experience providing guidance, direction, and oversight to local governments regarding state and federal funding requirements. 
  • Experience reviewing procurement documents for compliance with state and federal funding requirements. 
  • Experience establishing monitoring, tracking, and reporting progress on projects that are or will be funded.
  • Experience addressing questions from internal and external customers regarding policies, guidelines, and administrative procedures.
  • Experience tracking and coordinating information and workflow among multiple units.


LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO PERMANENT AND CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYEES WORKING FOR THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT.

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.

SELECTION PROCESS

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). Complete 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.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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 at tammy.lewis@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. Please reference #21-002555-0073. 

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Tammy Lewis/MDE Recruitment and Examination Division 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 Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. 

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-537-3130 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.