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Information Technology Division

Recruitment #22-001043-0001




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.




Annapolis, Maryland


The Comptroller of Maryland is seeking a Computer Operator Lead who will lead the operators at the Annapolis Data Center (ADC) during the second shift, which includes Production Control, Print Services, and Help Desk Services. This position oversees the operation of the Computer system; troubleshoots computer operations problems; reports malfunctions to maintenance personnel; Follow daily production schedules and make schedule adjustments as needed. Work with Tivoli Workload Scheduler (OPC) when setting up production work. Member of the Computer Operations Disaster Recovery Team. Will test and maintain Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations Plans for the Computer Operations unit and participate in disaster recovery testing.

NOTE: Work hours: 3:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. The Annapolis Data Center operates 24 hours per day, every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. The days of the week that this position works rotates, and this position often will be scheduled to work on the weekends and holiday


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

Experience: Three years of experience operating multipurpose, multi-tasking computer systems.


  1. Candidates may substitute additional experience operating computer equipment for the purpose of data entry, word processing or maintaining information on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
  2. Candidates may substitute fifteen credit hours in computer operation at an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.
  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Computer System Operations classifications or Computer System Operations specialty codes in the Information Technology field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


High School graduate with two years’ experience as a Lead Computer Operator in a mainframe environment.


This position requires you to perform physical work, such as moving boxes of paper weighing up to forty pounds, moving equipment, moving loaded pallets using a pallet jack, cleaning equipment, and other physical tasks.


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 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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