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Treasury Professional I

Human Resources Generalist

Recruitment #23-005646-0001


The constitutional and statutory provisions relating to the Office of the State Treasurer can be found in Articles I, III, V, VI, and XII of the Maryland Constitution; Title 5 of the State Government Article; and Titles 2 and 6-9 of the State Finance and Procurement Article. 


17  (Salary Guidelines apply for State Employees)


Annapolis, MD

Main Purpose of Job

Are you a Human Resources Professional looking for a one-of-a-kind opportunity?  Working for the State of Maryland, Office of the State Treasurer, can provide:

  • An opportunity to understand and support human resources management for agency divisions that carry out back office financial operations of State government;
  • A diverse work arena to build a comprehensive skillset in all areas of Human Resources through professional development and hands-on experience; and
  • A pathway for a stable, progressive career in State government personnel management.

The State Treasurer is a Constitutional Officer in the Executive Branch of Maryland state government who is elected by the General Assembly of Maryland. The constitutional and statutory provisions relating to the duties of the Office of the State Treasurer can be found in Articles I, III, V, VI, and XII of the Maryland Constitution; Title 5 of the State Government Article; and Titles 2 and 6-9 of the State Finance and Procurement Article. The Treasurer’s responsibilities are core to the financial operations of the State – we are the State’s money-keepers, money-makers, and money-movers.  Our agency is relatively small, with a professional staff of fewer than seventy-five, but our mission is vital.  Employees in the Treasurer’s Office work directly with key officials in the financial sector as well as  top agencies across State government.  The agency falls under the personnel jurisdiction of the State Personnel Management System, and is exempt from collective bargaining by Executive Order. 

This position will be responsible for day-to-day generalist functions in the Human Resources Division of the State Treasurer’s Office. The incumbent will become familiar with the unique fiduciary responsibilities of our agency in order to understand inherent relationships when performing HR and administrative functions. In addition to HR functions, this position may also perform Treasury-related support functions as needed.

The Treasury Professional I classification is one level in a non-competitive promotion series, in which an employee may advance in grade and class level from intermediate to a full performance, Treasury Professional II through work experience and competency.  Continued growth opportunity is also possible over time in advanced and managerial HR work.


The incumbent carries out daily HR generalist functions in Human Resources division.  Workday (State HRIS) roles include HR Coordinator, Retirement Coordinator, Recruitment Partner, and Agency Benefits Partner.  Functions  include:
 ·  Recruitment
 ·  New Employee Orientation & Onboarding 
 ·  Agency Initiator for Personnel Transactions
 ·  Retirement Coordinator
 ·  Agency Benefits Coordinator
 ·  Classification/Compensation/Payroll Liaison
 ·  Performance Evaluation Program (PEP)
 ·  Leave Accounting and Timekeeping
 ·  HR Reporting
 ·  Official Personnel File maintenance
This position also supports daily operational needs related to travel, financial disclosure, agency mail, check deposits, office supplies, and other miscellaneous projects and duties.


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

Experience: Four years of experience in business administration, office management, finance, accounting, economics, or related field.

Notes:  1. Candidates may substitute education from an accredited college or university or nationally recognized industry certification program, at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience, for up to two years of the required experience.  2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in financial administration and program classification or financial administration specialty codes in the accounting and budget group field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.   


Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Two of the required years of experience must be in Human Resources related fields involving analysis and application of personnel laws, regulations and guidelines.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • Experience with the State Personnel Management System
  • Experience with Workday or other comparable Human Resource Information Systems
  • Experience with recruitment and online recruitment/applicant tracking systems
  • Experience with job classification and compensation rules and evaluations
  • Experience administering performance evaluation programs for an employer
  • Experience creating and preparing management level reports
  • Experience with timekeeping and leave rules and online systems
  • Experience with employee-employer relations


Applicants must be willing to work in the Annapolis area.


All candidates will be subject to a background investigation including credit and criminal history.


Applicants who meet the minimum and selective qualifications will be admitted to examination for this classification. Successful candidates passing the examination will be ranked as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED, or QUALIFIED and placed on the employment (eligible) list for one year.





The examination may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position.


This agency is exempt from collective bargaining.


This is a full-time, permanent position with the State of Maryland, and is eligible for full State benefits.  Some of these benefits include:

· Comprehensive, subsidized health, dental and prescription plans with little to no deductibles, free generic prescriptions, and free preventative health services

· Flexible Spending Account plans for Health Care and Daycare

· Paid holidays 12-13 per year

· Generous paid leave package (annual, sick, personal and compensatory leave)

· State Pension ("defined benefit" plan)

· Tax-deferred supplemental retirement savings plans (401(k) and 457)

· Free parking

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The State Treasurer's Office also offers a hybrid telework environment for eligible employees after 90 days of employment.


All job opportunities within the Maryland State Treasurer’s Office are accessible through JobAps, the Statewide Recruitment, Examination and Applicant tracking system.  Please upload a current copy of your resume with your application.


Electronic application is strongly preferred; however, if you do not have access to a computer, you may send a copy of your resume to the State Treasurer's Office, Human Resources, 80 Calvert Street, Room 109, Annapolis MD 21401, or fax to 410-260-4090. 


Any questions regarding this recruitment or the recruitment process may be directed to the STO HR Office at 410-260-7078. 


As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. 


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