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HUM SER ADMIN I

Recruitment #18-001533-0001

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Human Services

St. Mary's County Department of Social Services

23110 Leonard Hall Drive

Leonardtown, MD 20650

Main Purpose of Job

To assist in directing, planning, organizing and coordinating the agency Family Investment programs (includes Temporary Cash Assistance, Temporary Disability Assistance, Medical Assistance and Food Stamps benefits, Purchase of Child Care, Homeless Services and Jobs). Supervises and provides general direction to a professional and paraprofessional staff of 4-6 individuals. Assists in the development of the local budget for state welfare-to-work funds. Interprets and applies various laws and policies. Serves as member of senior management team and formulates departmental policy. Assists the Director in strategic planning. Serves as a lead Departmental representative in the community for purposes of community resource development, community building and sustaining community partnerships on behalf of the citizens of the County.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications to be approved and appear on the list of candidates eligible for hire. It is imperative to list all computer and software experience on your application pertaining to job duties 

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

Experience: Four years of experience in the administration of a human
services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations.

Notes:

1. Applicants may substitute additional professional or technical
experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Applicants may substitute education at the graduate level at an accredited college or university in a human services related field at the rate of 30 semester hours per year for up to two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Administrative Officer classifications or Administrative Officer specialty codes in the General, Administrative, Clerical, and Office Services field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

1. A Graduate degree in a Human Service or Workforce Development related discipline.

2. One year of experience working in an Income Maintenance Program (FIA), including welfare to work activities.

3. One year of experience with monitoring and planning budgets.

4. One year supervisory experience

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Limited to candidates willing to accept employment in St. Mary's County, located 85 miles from Baltimore, 70 miles from Washington D.C., and 85 miles from Richmond, Va.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that 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 will be ranked as Best-Qualified, Better-Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.   

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required prior to hire.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

It is imperative to list all computer and software experience on your application pertaining to your job duties. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:

Department of Human Services

Examination Services Unit

Attention: Kendra Young

311 W. Saratoga Street, First Floor

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Or, fax requested information to: 410-333-0882; Phone: 410-767-7199; Email kendra.young@maryland.gov.

For questions concerning this position, please email kendra.young@maryland.gov.

Do not submit unsolicited documentation.  Resumes and copies of diplomas are not required for this examination process.

The paper application must be received by 5 PM on the closing date for the recruitment. 

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.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay, 1-800-925-4434.