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Recruitment #22-005165-0042


The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.


Level one: ASTD14
Level two: ASTD15 


There is one position available for each location listed below.  Please make sure to select on the employment application for which location(s) you are willing to accept employment.


Baltimore County - Owings Mills

10462 Mill Run Circle, Suite LL1

Owings Mills, Maryland  21117


Baltimore County – Towson

300 E. Joppa Road Suite 408

Towson, Maryland  21286


Howard County 

7161 Columbia Gateway Drive

Columbia Maryland  21076


Montgomery County

11002 Viers Mill Road, Suite 605

Wheaton Maryland  20902


Join #TeamMSDE in one of these rewarding, professional roles in the field of vocational rehabilitation counseling. These roles are responsible for coordinating and delivering job placement and business relations services for individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities, leading to employment including job development and placement.

Position Duties Include:

  • Assisting persons with disabilities in preparing for or obtaining employment consistent with their skills, capacities and vocational choices defined on their Individualized Plan for Employment, determining eligibility for vocational services
  • Providing individual career counseling to people with disabilities
  • Reviewing medical, psychological and vocational data to evaluate the nature and extent of the disability
  • Coordinating and providing services to consumers necessary to accommodate their disabilities and obtain employment
  • Obtaining services from other community agencies for consumers
  • Providing job placement, post-employment and following-up services


Education: (Both levels) Possession of a Bachelor's Degree.


Level I - Professional experience in a behavioral or social science related field is preferred.  

Level II - Two years of professional experience in a behavioral or social science related field is required.   

Note: (II) A Master's degree in a Behavioral or Social Science related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualifications. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
  • Experience with providing career counseling and case management
  • Experience in the Vocational Rehabilitation field, and/or Human Services or related field 
  • Experience with preparing others for employment and interacting with the business community 
  • Professional experience working with individuals with disabilities

    Applicants must consent to State Police Investigation (fingerprinting) as a routine procedure for all employees in this classification.


    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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



    It is preferred that applicants complete the MD State Government online application for employment. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. If you are unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and be faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resources Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. 

    All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application, submitted to the fax number, or mailed to the address listed.

    Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9391, TDD (410) 554-9399. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

    If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.

    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.

    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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