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Facilities Assessor

Program Manager I

Recruitment #22-005476-0009


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.




200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The Facilities Assessor will support the IAC in the effort to assess the facility condition and educational sufficiency of each PK-12 public school in Maryland. The focus of the position is on the assessment of facilities to determine any variation from standards. To that end, the Facilities Assessor will contribute as part of a team of facilities assessors that evaluate the facility condition and educational sufficiency of approximately 350 public PK-12 school facilities annually.


Conducts facility assessments to determine facility condition and educational sufficiency. These are on-site assessments located in every county of the state and so require travel by car on a frequent basis, including occasional overnight stays. Reviews and reports on various building categories and systems, including structures, foundations, roofs, mechanical systems, anticipated life cycles and perceived variances. Records findings onsite through neat and orderly documentation and by photographing items and areas that show the condition of the site, interior, and exterior of the facility, including school approaches, playgrounds or playfields, and relocatable and modular classrooms. Documents assessments performed and reports progress in designated information systems. Assists in preparing an annual report on the results of the maintenance assessments, including descriptions of facility characteristics and issues for each LEA, as well as the procedures and methods of evaluation used. Researches industry standards and creates informational material and comparative metrics. Provides training on various maintenance topics to LEAs. Completes other duties or special projects as directed by the Executive Director, Deputy Director, or Facilities Maintenance Group Manager.


EDUCATION: An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in a technical, specific, or engineering discipline such as architecture, engineering, construction project management, or a related field. 

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience assessing school facilities or as a Facilities Manager, Construction Project Manager, Engineer, or comparable qualified professional whose work has involved the following: design, construction, operations, repair, and maintenance of buildings or system services; experience in team management and leadership; and the use of computer or web-based facility management systems such as Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) or Enterprise Asset Management (EAM software). 

1. Two years of additional experience as defined above may be substituted for the Associate’s degree. U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as defined under the Preferred Qualifications may be substituted for the required education and experience on a year-for-year basis. 

2. U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as defined under the Preferred Qualifications may be substituted for the required education and experience on a year-for-year basis


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

  • Experience assessing building systems and familiarity with the life cycles of typical building systems 
  • Experience with building system local, State, and National codes


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.


Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year. For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. 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. 



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. On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments. Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them. Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. 

Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.  

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments. Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last four digits of your SS# and indicate application for Program Manager I, Facilities Assessor  position (JobAps#22-005476-0009). Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only. 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. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767- 0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. 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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