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Recruitment #18-000825-0001


This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Natural Resources, Natural Resources Police, Support Services Bureau. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.




Stevensville, Maryland (Queen Anne's County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources, Natural Resources Police, Support Services Bureau, in Stevensville, Maryland is currently accepting applications for a Marine Engine Technician II (MET II). This position is responsible for organizing, scheduling, and carrying out all technical maintenance needed to keep the MNRP fleet and associated equipment operating in a safe and good condition with a high state of readiness. Employees in this classification may work shifts, which include weekends and holidays.


Education: Completion of the eighth grade and successful completion of the Outboard Marine Corporation or equivalent factory sponsored training course on marine engines.  

Experience: Five years experience in the repair of gasoline and diesel engines, three years of which must involve the repair of marine inboard and outboard engines and related maritime systems.


1. Applicants may substitute a vocational/technical high school education in the curriculum of marine or automotive engine repair for up to two years of the required general experience.

2. Applicants may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in engineman classification or engineman specialty codes in the vessel field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. 


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualifications; please include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

1. Experience working on Evinrude marine engines.

2. Experience operating heavy equipment.


Candidates appointed to positions in this classification will be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle and require the possession of a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must carry an approved certification for outboard engine and generator repair through an outboard engine motor manufacturer. Required certification must be listed under the "Licenses and Certifications" section of the application. Failure to do so may result in being found ineligible for this position.

Employees will be required to attend special training courses in marine engine mechanics and related areas of work in the interest of acquiring the required skills and keeping abreast of technological changes.


Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable.

This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.). 

You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.



The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Chuck Hecker at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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