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PRINCIPAL PLANNER

FULL TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #22-002317-0002

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH, Office of Facilities Management and Development, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the position is to provide the Maryland Department of Health (“MDH”) and the Office of Facilities Management and Development (“OFMD”) with expertise and assistance in the planning and coordination of large-scale, multi-year capital improvement projects.

This position is responsible for the planning and development of capital planning initiatives, project budgeting, oversight of design and construction for the Department of Health (MDH). The incumbent is responsible for managing the development of project programming for bond funded capital construction projects, preparation of MDH Capital Improvement Planning (CIP) budget process submissions, development of scoping documents to retain consultants for project programming, management of consultants, management of design process for capital construction projects on behalf of MDH, owner representation of construction contracts administered by the Department of General Services on behalf of MDH, and the implementation of special initiatives as assigned to support the operations of the Department. Incumbent acts as a liaison the MDH lead liaison to the Department of General Services (DGS) Office of Design, Construction, Energy for various MDH capital construction initiatives. Incumbent is a lead liaison to the DGS Office of Real Estate for MDH real property transactions in support of the implementation of the MDH 2041 Facilities Master Plan. Incumbent is responsible for oversight of bond funded capital improvement projects and cost accounting for Agency capital initiatives. Responsibilities include management and direction of planning, design, and construction oversight functions; and management and oversight of the other initiatives as assigned. The position is responsible for promoting interagency coordination for the successful completion of projects. 

Projects will include new construction, demolition, and renovation of MDH facilities. Occupancy types involved may include office, health care, housing, education areas, and infrastructure system planning.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Project Management or other related field.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred candidates should possess at least 6 years of experience working in architecture, engineering, or construction, or related field and 2 years of experience managing large complex building projects.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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