State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $64,828.00-$108,780.00 Yearly






An Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief of Regional Programs coordinates emergency medical services regional offices and supervises Emergency Medical Services Regional Administrators.

Employees in this classification receive executive direction from the Director of Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems.  Employees are on call on a 24-hour basis.  The work requires travel to regional offices and to emergency sites throughout the State.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.

The Emergency Medical Services Chief of Regional Programs is differentiated from the Emergency Medical Services Regional Administrator in that the Emergency Medical Services Chief of Regional Programs has statewide responsibilities and has supervisory responsibility for Emergency Medical Services Regional Administrators while the Emergency Medical Services Regional Administrator has responsibility for one region of the State and has supervisory responsibility for Emergency Medical Services Associate Regional Administrators.


Manages the regional operations of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems;

Provides supervision to the Emergency Medical Services Regional Administrators;

Reviews fiscal needs of regional operations, prepares the statewide budget, and controls expenditures;

Seeks out sources of grant money and administers the grants statewide;

Develops and implements policies, procedures and standards for regional operations;

Plans and coordinates training and continuing education for regional staff;

Reviews field reports and current technical information related to emergency medical services;

Develops reports summarizing regional operations;

Serves on committees both within the agency and with outside groups for the purpose of coordinating efforts and improving operations;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.  Employees who do not possess an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) certification must successfully complete the AEMT course within one year of appointment.  Employees must maintain their certification as required by the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services.


Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Management Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Management Service positions.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102 Annotated Code of Maryland, special    appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those  agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Established

Jul 1 1994 12:00AM

Date Revised

June 14, 2021

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 004417; EST: 7/1/1994; REV: 6/14/2021;

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