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Recruitment #18-002247-0035


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**Contractual Position**

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR), Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning (DWDAL) is accepting applications from qualified candidates for Administrative Officer II to support the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Unit within the Office of Workforce Development (OWD).  Please be advised that frequent travel will be required and a State vehicle may not always be available. Reimbursement for use of personal vehicle will apply according to the State travel policy.





Shore area - ( Kent, Queen Anne's, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset)

Main Purpose of Job

Promotes and improves a variety of apprenticeship and closely related on-the-job training programs. Provides technical advice and assistance to employers and union representatives (either singly or jointly) on the effective maintenance and improvement of existing training programs, and on the better utilization of workers where manpower and production problems relating to training exist. Identifies, analyzes, and prepares plant training analysis reports and recommendations (e.g., for further on-the-job training) for consideration by management and labor. Occasionally advises, to a limited degree, various civic and other community groups representing business, labor, education and government, or area technical committees, regarding kinds and types of industrial training needed and possible, to meet the particular training problem with which they may be concerned; and provides technical assistance to prospective program sponsors in developing the training program(s).


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

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.  


1.  One year of experience in working with development of programs similar in nature to Registered Apprenticeship.

2.  Must be willing to work in and support the shore area (Kent, Queen Anne's, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, and Somerset).


1.  Demonstrated knowledge of Registered Apprenticeship Programs and conducting outreach on behalf of the growth of Registered Apprenticeship or programs of a similar nature is desired.  In addition to familiarity with the American Job Centers and the related Workforce Development Programs.

2.  Candidates should have strong attention to detail and able to use computers proficiently.  In addition to following program rules and guidelines.  The successful candidate will be able to sort, scan and file documents.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


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.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year. 


U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 18-002247-0035
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

email address:

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.