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HUMAN SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR I

Internal Only

Recruitment #22-001533-0007

Introduction


The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s primary social service provider, serving over one million Marylanders annually.  The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, aggressively pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City.  DHS works in every community in Maryland to positively impact the lives of Marylanders.

This is an Internal Only recruitment.  Limited to Current State of Maryland employees, only. 

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

BALTIMORE CITY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
FAMILY INVESTMENT ADMINISTRATION
18 REEDBIRD AVENUE
BALTIMORE, MD 21225

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to function as an assistant manager by assisting in the administration of the direct delivery of services for the Family Investment Center and other income support programs to eligible residents within the geographical boundaries of a Family Investment Center in Baltimore City. The Family Investment Administration of the Baltimore City Department of Social Services directs activities to assist families with children while preparing them for independence.

POSITION DUTIES

Directs the implementation of ongoing, changes, and new program requirements in order to comply with TCA, TDAP, Food Supplement, and MA regulations. This is done by reviewing and interpreting program requirements, discussing new and revised requirements, conducting FI staff meetings, writing operating procedures, providing policy clarification, and monitoring to ensure that staff are implementing the requirements correctly. Ensure compliance with federal and local policies by overseeing the timely and accurate completion of applications, redeterminations, and corrective actions by meeting with supervisors, individual case managers, and utilizing the CIS, MMISII systems, Data Watch as well as regularly generated reports including the Application Status Report and in house control systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Experience: Eight years of experience, four years of experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations and an additional four years of professional or technical experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four years of experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute graduate level education at an accredited college or university in a human services related field at the rate of 30 credit hours on a year-for-year basis for up to six years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military experience as a commissioned officer in Administrative Officer classifications or Administrative Officer specialty codes in the General, Administrative, Clerical and Office Services field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

One year of experience developing administrative procedures and evaluating efficiency and effectiveness for Family Investment Administration Programs.

One year of experience providing customer service to internal and external stakeholders. 

One year of supervisory experience.

One year of experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Limited to current State of Maryland employees, only. 

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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost. CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR MORE DETAILS:   STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

·       Personal Leave - new State employees are awarded six (6) personnel days annually (prorated based on start date).

·       Annual Leave - ten (10) days of accumulated annual leave per year.

·       Sick Leave - fifteen (15) days of accumulated sick leave per year.  

·       Parental Leave - up to sixty (60) days of paid parental leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.

·       Holidays - State employees also celebrate at least twelve (12) holidays per year.  

·       Pension - State employees earn credit towards a retirement pension.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to, Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 135, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

Or email latoura.jones@maryland.gov: Voice 410-767-8844, toll-free: 1-800-332-6347. 

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. 

Do not submit unsolicited documentation.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.



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