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Recruitment #22-002043-0106





580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401
Anne Arundel County


The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently accepting applications for an Administrative Specialist III to work in the Wildlife and Heritage Service. The main purpose of this position is to provide administrative, fiscal and personnel support. The incumbent will be responsible for statewide procurement activities, the processing of all purchasing requests, including entering requisitions and purchase orders in the state finance system FMIS, ADPICS module; the processing of bank deposits generated from permit revenues, and assisting with Corporate Purchasing Card activity, contracts, and federal grant paperwork.

Additional duties include the utilization of the Statewide accounting system FMIS R*STARS module to research Accounts Payable transactions, serving as the customer service back-up for providing responses to public inquires pertaining to wildlife and land management questions. The incumbent will also serve as the Unit lead for out-of-state travel requests and training documentation and will assist with the distribution of mail.


Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants that possess the following skills and experience; please include clear and specific information on your application regarding these qualifications.

1. Applicants who have previous experience with our state procurement system.
2. Applicants who have a year or more experience working with spreadsheet software, especially Excel.
3. Applicant who have previous experience in working with accounting principals.


Employees 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.


Please make sure 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 may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education related to this position completely and accurately.



The online application is strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

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 

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Courtney Blackistone at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 

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