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Recruitment #23-003235-0062





MDH - Division of Recoveries and Financial Services
201 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

This position is the special assistant to the Chief of the Division of Recoveries and Financial Services within the Office of Finance, and this position assists the Chief of the Division of Recoveries and Financial Services (DRAFS) in overseeing all Accounting, personnel, recoveries, administrative duties and special projects, overall assisting in the direction of the daily operation of DRAFS. This position oversees many different areas affecting daily operations within DRAFS, including Human Resources, procurement, audit liaison, and approval of invoices. This position has significant oversight over the daily financial operations of DRAFS. This position signs off on all invoices, including the invoices for the Third Party Liability (TPL) vendor and is a point of contact for the vendor. The contract with the TPL vendor is worth over $1 million a year. In addition, this position oversees and trains Medical Care Program Associates and supervises front line support staff in the Estates, Liens & Trusts Unit to ensure timely filings of claims against estates, oversee the operations of the unit, and serve as a liaison between management, staff, public, and private agencies.

This position operates in a hybrid manner, meaning job duties will be performed both remotely and on-site unless otherwise directed by the Appointing Authority.


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

Experience: Two years of administrative staff or professional work.


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

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from a college or university for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Experience handling multiple tasks efficiently 
  • Experience using MMIS and FMIS 
  • Experience using Acrobat and Google Workspace 
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong time management, problem solving, communication, and organizational skills 


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. 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. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or 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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