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Recruitment #22-004578-0003


There are several vacancies for Harford and Baltimore County. Please select which location you're willing to work at. This is a CONTRACTUAL position.




5526 Rue St. Lo Drive

Reisterstown, MD  21136

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to wow grass, apply fertilizer and pesticides, prune shrubbery and trees, weeds and mulches garden beds and rakes leaves. Plant and water grass, flowers, shrubbery and trees. Maintain equipment by inspecting and replacing filters, belts and switches, cleaning and lubricating machinery and tools, changing motor fluids and sharpening blades. Perform minor repairs to grounds such as patching walkways and steps. Cut and remove dead or damaged trees.  Maintain roads, storm drains and parking areas. Remove dirt, rubbish, leaves and other refuse from grounds. May clean and do simple maintenance indoors. May assist in the maintenance of recreational facilities. May load and unload supplies and equipment from trucks, move furniture and equipment and set up chairs and tables for meetings and special events. Perform other related duties.


Maintain the assigned grounds and grounds equipment to include above listed duties as well as other related duties.


Education:   None.

Experience: Six months of experience in the care and maintenance of grounds.


6 months of experience with mowing equipment

6 months experience with general grounds keeping and maintenance.  



This position requires a Federal background for a CAC card.


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.


Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.


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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. 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. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the closing date.


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.


Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD 214) for Veterans’ Credit will be required prior to hire. 


Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. The paper application must be received by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted. If online access is not available, you may submit a paper application to: 


Maryland Military Department State Personnel Office

Fifth Regiment Armory, Room B10

Baltimore, MD 21201-2288  


TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Angela Stokes at

Fax: 410-234-3830

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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