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Program Manager II

Recruitment #23-005477-0023


The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) supports State and local government agencies, as well as local non-profit organizations and the citizens of Maryland, by providing facilities management, real estate and surplus property services, as well as security and law enforcement for State buildings. DGS is also responsible for a full spectrum of facilities engineering, design and construction services, almost $1 billion in annual contract administration, and overseeing the State procurement process. Here at DGS, we truly Do Great Service… Consider joining our team!

This is a Management Service position which serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority (“at-will”).




Positions are available with the Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Facilities Management located in Annapolis (Anne Arundel County) and Ellicott City (Howard County), Maryland.

Main Purpose of Job

The Assistant Superintendent will provide oversight and direction for all facility projects and daily maintenance operations as well as assist the Superintendent in providing leadership in the day-to-day administration, budget preparation, supervision and operation of facilities.


This position must be available to potentially assist during off-duty hours in the event of an emergency and when the Superintendent is not available.


Duties for this position include but are not limited to:

- Manages, monitors and coordinates the safe operation of State facilities.

- Provides guidance and leadership to Regional Managers and reports discrepancies or concerns to the Superintendent.

- Provides technical assistance for capital and facility renewal projects during the development, planning, design and construction phase to monitor progress.

- Oversees the development of Standard Operating Procedures.


Education:  Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business, Management, Property/Real Estate Management, Construction Management, or a related field. Additional experience as noted below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. 

Experience:  Four (4) years of full-time experience in a responsible professional capacity in the operation of a large public building, hospital, educational complex, industrial plant or large commercial structure. Three (3) years of this experience must include responsibility for fiscal planning, contract negotiations, office management and supervision of skilled building maintenance personnel.


It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Include all experience and education that is related to this position. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week; you must include the time spent on such activities on your application.

Note that for any position requiring a college degree or college credit, you will be required to submit a college transcript prior to being offered a position. You may submit your transcript as part of the application process.

The examination for this position will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment eligibility list categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED, or QUALIFIED. The eligibility list will be valid for one year and may be extended. The list will be used by the hiring authority to select employees for interviews. Eligible lists may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification.

Please note, selected candidates may be required to complete and successfully pass a State and Federal fingerprint background check prior to being hired. 

You must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act to be hired in the position for which you apply.


The State of Maryland offers a generous benefits package that includes: 

- Tuition reimbursement for those who qualify; 

- Flexible work schedules and telework opportunities for many positions; 

- Free mass transit in Baltimore & Annapolis; 

- Generous paid leave that increases with years of service; 

- Paid holidays; 

- Health coverage with low out-of-pocket costs; 

- Employee & employer contributory pension plan.


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Contact or call 410-767-4986 with questions about this recruitment.  The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  Apply online at – click on Employment on the left side of the screen.  If you are unable to submit your application online, please send your paper application to: Human Resources, Dept. of General Services, 301 W. Preston St., Suite 1311, Baltimore, MD  21201 by the closing date and time. 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. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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