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Recruitment #23-001963-0010


The Maryland Military Department is looking for a candidate for the position of Maintenance Chief I, Non- Licensed. Join a dynamic team and embark on a career with great benefits, pension, generous leave, a competitive salary, and opportunities for professional growth!




The selected candidate will work at the two (2) following locations:

 LaPlata Armory 
 6015 Rose Hill Rd 
 LaPlata, Maryland 20646


 Pax River Armory 
 48000 Pine River Run 
 Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this job is to support the Maryland Military Department Installations Division. Providing building maintenance support to Pax River and LaPlata Armory's and campuses. Building maintenance and facilities maintenance includes but is not limited to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, grounds maintenance, equipment maintenance, snow removal, and door repairs. Time will be split equally between Pax River and LaPlata, 2 days at each location.


Positions duties included, but not limited to:

· Complete all customer service request and work orders. 
· Maintain and repair all structures, buildings, facilities, roads, and grounds that are located on the facility.
· Maintain the roads and grounds, both paved and improved gravel roads that may require paving and spot repair. 
·Troubleshoot infrastructure systems to determine faults.
·Performs and supervises preventative maintenance on related systems that includes but is not limited to HVAC, Broilers, Fire Control, Generators, Compressors, and Overhead Doors (garage doors). 
·Prepare request for supplemental contracted services or repairs as needed. 
·Maintain all equipment used. 
·Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.  
·Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Education:   Eighth grade.

Experience: Two years of experience in the building maintenance or building construction trades including one year of experience assigning, reviewing and approving the work of other building maintenance or building construction workers.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher, as a non-commissioned officer in utilities classifications or mechanical maintenance management specialty codes in utility systems repair, on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


2 years of HVAC experience
1 year of Plumbing experience 
1 year of Electrical experience


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.


This position will require the ability to pass a State & Federal background check to access military facilities within the state of Maryland and to obtain a CAC card. The ability to obtain and maintain this access to the facility and CAC card is a condition of employment for this position.  


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the minimum requirements 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.  This list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. 

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.


This position is not subject to Bargaining MOU's.


As an employee of the State of Maryland, you will have access to outstanding benefits, including: health insurance, dental, and vision plans offered at a low cost. CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR MORE DETAILS:STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

·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 Kira Williams 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.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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