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Recruitment #21-003298-0002


Join Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center for a Career Fair on Friday, December 10, 2021, from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Please come prepared with your resume and/or a copy of your application.




MDH, Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Jessup, MD 

Main Purpose of Job

An Agency Health and Safety Specialist II is the experienced level of specialized work in the field of occupational health and safety inspection work in a State installation.  Employees in this classification formulate, implement, and enforce a safety program for the entire population of a State facility.  Employees in this classification develop building evacuation plans, conduct periodic fire and civil defense drills, provide training to employees with regard to hazardous substances that may occur at the work site, and conduct inspections of building to uncover potential fire and accident hazards.  These inspections are guided by the State Occupational Safety Laws and the Fire Prevention Code Regulations and accident, hazardous materials, and inspection reports are maintained on record by the safety officer for future reference.  Employees maintain a close liaison with the State Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations-Division of Labor and Industry, State and local civil defense authorities, area fire and police officials, and the State Fire Marshal's office.   Employees in this classification do not supervise other positions but may be required to oversee other employees to perform specific safety-oriented tasks.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a higher-level Agency Health and Safety Specialist or other administrative official.  Guidance may also be received from a Health and Safety Committee.  Work effectiveness is determined by observation of training techniques, program recommendations, and review of reports.  Under the regionalization concept, employees may use one facility as a base and be assigned to several other facilities in the general vicinity.



Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a State high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two years of experience in safety inspection, safety investigation, or fire prevention.


1. Additional education at an accredited college or university with a concentration in fire protection/science or occupational health and safety technology may be substituted, on a year for year basis, up to two years of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Occupational Health and Safety classifications or Occupational Health and Safety specialty codes in the Occupational Health and Safety field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  


Candidates appointed to positions 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.


1. Employees in this classification must provide a telephone number where they can be reached.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in twenty-four hours a day.


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 the position. 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. 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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. 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 fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 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.

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