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Recruitment #23-001755-0070


The Public Service Commission has a position available for an Administrative Specialist I in their Transportation Division.  The Transportation Division enforces the laws and regulations of the Commission pertaining to the safety, rates, and service of certain types of transportation companies operating in intrastate commerce.  The division monitors the safety of carrier operations, rates, and schedules of service, and matters regarding the adequacy and quality of service for passenger carriers and taxicabs in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Cumberland, Hagerstown and Charles County.




Public Service Commission
6 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

To manage a portion of the for-hire driver licensing program in the Transportation Division which manages and coordinates the Public Service Commission's regulatory authority involving the safety, rates and services provided by intrastate passenger carriers (Transportation Network Company). This position processes applications received related to for-hire drivers’ licenses (Transportation Network Operators) and vehicle permits in a manner responsive to applicable rules and regulations of the Public Service Commission and the safety and convenience of the public. To conduct ongoing monitoring of for-hire drivers records to ensure compliance with Public Service Commission rules and regulations.


Screening an extremely large volume of for-hire applications and supplemental documents, in accordance with driver screening standards contained in COMAR, through an entirely electronic format for approval, rejection, or to request additional items;

Quickly and efficiently review numerous electronic applications and related confidential documents; Reviewing and performing electronic data entry of vehicle information, insurance, and inspection certificates submitted to the Division; 

Approving, rejecting, or denying for-hire licenses and entering data from supplemental documents into the Division's database; 

Monitoring Child Support Enforcement Administration (CSEA) notices to suspend or re-instate for-hire drivers licenses, when required by CSEA; 

Conducting ongoing monitoring of for-hire driver’s license records to ensure compliance with Public Service Commission rules and regulations and continued responsive service of this position;

Preparing materials and assembling numerous application packages, if requested; 

Prepare and send memos for hearing requests;

Prepare and deliver competent testimony at hearings as scheduled and other general office duties.


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

Experience: Six months of experience performing administrative staff, clerical, clerical technical, or secretarial work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


The ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • One year of experience using Microsoft Word and Access or similar database. 
  • Prior or current experience working with the Public Service Commission or another regulatory agency. 
  • Experience monitoring compliance with regulations or law. 
  • Experience testifying in court-like settings or making presentations to a group.


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.


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.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, 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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