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Program Manager Senior II

Recruitment #23-005483-0010


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”).




This position is available with the Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Facilities Management, located at 29 St. Johns Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. 

Main Purpose of Job

Looking to Do Great Service for the State of Maryland? 
Join the DGS Team! 

The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) is looking for a Director of Operations for the Office of Facilities Management. This position will primarily provide executive level leadership and oversight of DGS Facilities Management staff who are directly involved in the daily work of operating and maintaining DGS buildings.  This position ensures projects are completed and the priorities of the office and the department are met.


Duties include but are not limited to:

· Develop strategic plans, standard operating procedures and detailed work plans.

· Recommend policies and identify ways to promote more efficient operations.

· Resolve departmental issues and interpret policies.  

· Function as liaison between senior management and subordinate staff.  

· Coordinate with other divisions on maintenance and capital projects.  

· Ensure operations stay within budget.

· Represent the office at internal and external meetings with other agencies, officials and the general public.  

· Communicate goals and priorities effectively.  


Preferred Qualifications:

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

- At least five (5) years of professional experience as a senior level manager of commercial or government office building management, operations and maintenance.  

- At least five (5) years of professional experience performing maintenance on building mechanical systems (such as but not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, etc.).  

- At least two (2) years of experience developing strategic plans and standard operating procedures. 

- Strong written and verbal communication skills for dealing with executive level leadership team, agency management, staff, vendors and building tenants is preferred.


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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Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to –include “Director of Operations, Facilities Management” in the subject line of the e-mail. 

For questions, call our HR Office at 410-767-4985.  
For more information about DGS, please visit:  

 DGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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