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Agency Timekeeper

Recruitment #22-004523-0043


Join a dynamic team of State employees that supports the Maryland National Guard, their mission and the other State employees of the Maryland Military Department. This position works on a compressed work schedule from 6:30 am to 5 pm, Tuesday thru Friday and is eligible for a Hybrid Telework schedule. The Maryland Military Department offers free gated parking at this location.


Grade ASTD12


Fifth Regiment Armory 
29th Division St. 
Baltimore, MD 21202


The main purpose is to assist with the payroll and timekeeping functions for the Maryland Military Department that includes over 200 Regular employees, 50 contractual employees and 5000 Maryland National Guard Soldiers for periods of State Emergency events, declared by the Governor of Maryland. This position is considered confidential.

As the Agency Timekeeper, this position will assist in the processing of payroll processing and leave records for the programs under the Maryland Military Department. Duties will include but are not limited to:

· Prepares, edits, and updates spreadsheets.

· Performs timekeeping duties using Workday.

· Prepares the online Exception Time Report for regular employees and the Positive Time Report for contractual employees.

· Maintains leave records for regular employees.

· Assists in the preparation of annual payroll and timekeeping statistical reports.

· Prepares and provides information for Military Department managers to assist in payroll management and control.

· Prepares reports for Program managers for reporting and managing budgeted funds for payroll expenditures.


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

Experience: One year of experience reconciling agency accounting systems to fiscal control systems or developing automated spreadsheets, ledgers and reports using accounting software packages or identifying budget trends and recommending budget realignments.


1. Candidates may substitute experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for the required experience.


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

1) One year experience processing state payroll.

2) One year experience in the Workday role of timekeeper.

3) Proven Excel and/or Google sheets experience.

Selection Plan

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.


All selected candidates with the Maryland Military Department are required to have a background check prior to being being employed.


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.


As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits package which includes health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost. Click on this link for more details:


Leave Benefits include:

* 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.



Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification.

A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved.


Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to: Maryland Military Department State Personnel Office, 29th Division Street, Room B10, Baltimore, MD 21201-2288.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Nick Pindale via email at  Fax: 667-239-3559

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 candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country!

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