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ADMINISTRATOR I, Wetlands Administration Associate

Board of Public Works

Recruitment #21-006094-0003



This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting certified eligible list may be used to staff several current and future vacancies for this position/function only.

PLEASE NOTE: Submission of resume and cover letter explaining candidate’s qualifications and aptitude for position is required. Please submit your documentation per the instructions listed in Further Instructions to submit via fax or email. 




Annapolis, MD


The Board of Public Works is seeking to fill an immediate position for Administrator I, Wetlands Administration Associate. The selected candidate will serve as assistant to the Wetlands Administrator.

The primary function of the position is to provide administrative assistance, customer-care services and wetlands license creation and maintenance. This position will also provide wetlands science support to sustain the Board of Public Works Wetlands Administration’s mission to evaluate MDE’s license recommendations, provide recommendations to the Board of Public Works, and to issue State tidal wetland licenses.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate with at least 6 college credit hours in natural science or wetlands science.

Experience: One year of document creation and production with Microsoft Office and filing or organizing data in an office or classroom setting. In addition, six months of customer service experience in an office or equivalent setting is required.


At least two months of experience with an organization demonstrating interest in wetlands and/or natural resource science may be substituted for the required credit hours.


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution in natural resource science
  • Coursework in wetland science
  • Comfortable with occasional field visits including field work in wetlands
  • PSIsafe database archive application
  • Coordination with Maryland State environmental agencies
  • Blog writing
  • Demonstrated writing ability


Submission of a resume and cover letter explaining candidate’s qualifications and aptitude for the position is required.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Please indicate clearly any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete.

Incomplete information may result in the disqualification of your application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

*Resumes must be submitted as supplemental documentation for this recruitment. Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Only applicants who meet the minimum and selective qualifications for this recruitment will be considered for this opportunity. Approval of your application will be based on a review of your education, training, and experience. It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above. Due to the nature of this list, all qualified applicants are placed on an unranked list of candidates and will remain active on this list for at least one year.

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the employee must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. This background check is comprehensive and may involve fingerprinting. Upon initial appointment OR promotion to a position in the State Personnel Management System, an employee is required to serve an initial six- month probationary period. This probationary period may be extended an additional six months under certain circumstances at the discretion of the appointing authority.




We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.


The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first 5 digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting, or blacking that information out with a marker. Any attachments necessary to demonstrate the minimum qualifications were met must be submitted by the filing deadline.


The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose fax or email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you submit:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last 4 digits of your SS#

Fax: 410-974-5249 – This fax number is for Comptroller of Maryland recruitment efforts only.


For Further Questions

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 260-6622 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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