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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER II

Recruitment #21-003235-0053

Introduction

This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Natural Resources Police. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

580 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401 (Anne Arundel County)

POSITION DUTIES

This position will provide general administrative work for the Field Operations Program by performing daily general administrative and fiscal support related to budgets, procurement, contract management, tele-communications, grant management, state corporate card program and development of critical maintenance needs at field office locations, etc. The position will also require knowledge and experience using State of Maryland financial system FMIS, including ADPICS and RSTARS. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google and related software is also an essential aspect of this position. Duties include but are not limited to approving and monitoring budgetary expenditures and assisting in the monitoring of grants/agreements with other Federal and State Departments/Agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Two 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 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.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the minimum and selective qualifications to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Applicants not using the education substitution, must have one year of experience performing job duties related to the fields of procurement, grant and financial accounting systems.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience using FMIS and ADPICS.

Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Google.

Experience reviewing and analyzing purchase requisitions and determining the minimum vendor requirements and the most appropriate procurement method to use, in accordance with State Procurement laws, regulations and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, staff of other agencies and the general public.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

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

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.

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

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education related to this position completely and accurately.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3, Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

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 Application.Help@maryland.gov

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Shirley Grow at shirley.grow@maryland.gov.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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