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Recruitment #22-001973-0005


Maryland State Library Agency (MSLA) is an independent agency. We provide strategic leadership, resources, and programmatic support to Maryland libraries to transform lives.


As the state library agency for Maryland, the Maryland State Library Agency administers State and Federal funds to support Maryland libraries in their mission to offer outstanding resources, programs, and excellent customer service. Responsibilities include oversight of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; Maryland’s Public Libraries; the State Library Network; the Library Capital Grants Programs; and the Deaf Culture Digital Library.




This position is available within the Maryland State Library Agency, Library for the Blind and Print Disabled Division, located at 415 Park Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201.

Main Purpose of Job

Supervise the overall maintenance production of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled (LBPD), Maryland State Library Agency, and other duties as required. This position requires the ability to think independently and make decisions in an emergency. Under the direction of the LBPD Director, oversee and monitor the performance of the Comprehensive Building Management Services contract at the Library for the Blind and Print Disabled, as well as at the Maryland State Library Agency. 

Perform necessary administrative and maintenance tasks to properly operate the LBPD facility. The Maintenance Chief IV must work independently and is expected to maintain a schedule of work.


Duties for this position include but are not limited to:

Oversee the Comprehensive Building Management Services Contract.

Schedule and assign daily tasks to maintenance and housekeeping based on the urgency of need.

Inspect completed repairs to ensure adequate completion.

Review monthly maintenance report submitted by the Building Maintenance Contractor. 

Participate in the preventive maintenance, repairs and installation of all agency equipment and its facilities.

Assist emergency response teams during evacuations in assessing building conditions, locating missing personnel, shutting off utilities, and delivering status reports to assembly point leaders.


Education:   Eighth grade.

Experience: Five years of experience in the building maintenence or building construction trades including four years of experience assigning, reviewing and approving the work of other building maintenance or building construction workers.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher, as a non-commissioned officer in utilities classifications or mechanical maintenance management specialty codes in utility systems repair, on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) 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.

 Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of completing the employment application. 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·

 Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and travel throughout the state are required.  Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

 Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended, we are requesting each candidate to upload their resume and any supporting documentation clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the Minimum Qualification. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.  However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201.

 For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258

 As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

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