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Recruitment #19-001755-0023


This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service/Western Region. 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.




Potomac Garrett State Forest Office; Oakland, MD (Garrett County)


The position provides customer service, office management, budgetary, procurement, and administrative support in the operation of the almost 19,000 acre Potomac-Garrett State Forest complex.

The duties of this position include:

Frontline visitor support services for State Forest operations; outreach and public education; campground operations supervision; forest certification administration; budget monitoring; procurement and purchasing; revenue collection and processing for fuelwood permits, camping, target range, ORV registrations, and receipts for the timber sale program; seasonal employee personnel administration; and associated administrative and clerical operations necessary to support unit programs and delivery services.


Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.

Experience: None.


1. Candidates may substitute one year of experience in administrative or professional work for the required education, at the rate of one year of experience for 30 credit hours, for up to 60 credit hours of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies  on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


Experience in the following areas:

Customer service
Operational budget monitoring and management
Revenue and expense tracking and reconciliation of financial reports
Developing and maintaining electronic reports, spreadsheets, desktop publishing products, and databases for business purposes
Collecting and processing revenue receipts


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 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 related to this position completely and accurately.



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 Resources Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Crystal Wilson at  

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.