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Building E-4221, Edgewood Area, APG, MD  21010

Laurel Readiness Center, 8601  Odell Rd., Laurel, MD  20708

Main Purpose of Job

Provides custodial/janitorial services to offices and other areas of the armory. Maintain grounds to standards. Makes minor repairs to building and equipment within skill level. Write work orders for repairs beyond skill level. Responsible for opening, securing, and locking down the armory after use. To be available in the absence of the Armory Manager.


Makes minor repairs and alterations to buildings.

Removes trash containers, waste containers and recycling containers. Removes waste from buildings.

Assists in moving furniture, supplies, and equipment.

Cleans and disinfects latrines, lavatory fixtures, walls, windows, and light fixtures.

Cuts grass in designated areas and around assigned buildings using power equipment.

Shovels/remove snow, spreads salt, sand, or stone during icy conditions.

Maintains tool such as grass cutting equipment , snow removal equipment and vehicles.

Assists in minor plumbing and heating repairs, heating and air conditioning units, electrical units and systems.


Education: Completion of the eighth grade.

Experience: Three years of experience in any combination of the maintenance trades provided that at least two years of such experience shall have been primarily with the trades of electricity, plumbing, steamfittings, refrigeration or air-conditioning.


1. Applicants may substitute additional experience in any of the maintenance trades on a year-for-year basis for up to three years of the required education.

2. A degree from an accredited vocational or technical high school with a major in Building Maintenance or a related field may be substituted for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in utilities repair classifications or construction and engineering specialty codes in any combination of maintenance trades, on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the closing date.



Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please

mail your application by the closing date to:

MD Military Department

ATTN: Angela Stokes

29th Division St., Rm B10

Baltimore, MD 21201

For more information, please email:

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.