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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #19-001755-0041

Introduction

This is a contractual recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment/Land and Materials Administration. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within the classification must re-apply.

Please note that contractual positions do not offer the same State benefits as permanent positions.  

GRADE

10

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Land and Materials Administration

Technical Services and Operations Program

1800 Washington Blvd

Baltimore MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

This position will provide administrative assistance to the Hazardous Certifications and Reporting Section by tracking and reviewing hauler floater permits as well as tracking and researching enforcement actions. The incumbent in this position provides support issuing Controlled Hazardous Waste Substance (CHS) Hauler and Vehicle Certifications, Special Medical Waste (SMW) Hauler and Vehicle Certifications, Special Medical Waste (SMW) identifications numbers, EPA identification numbers and hazardous waste manifests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: None

Notes:  

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.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access;
  • Experience with customer service in a business environment;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to work with others as a team player;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision. 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

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 and placed on the eligible (employment) 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 must be provided prior to hire. 

The MD Department of the Environment does not sponsor individuals in the application of the H-1B Visa.  All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply. 

BENEFITS

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.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the state application. If you are unable to apply online or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation you may submit a paper application, required documentation, transcripts and addendums via fax 410-537-3966, email: abigail.lord@maryland.gov or mail to:

Abigail Lord

Recruitment & Examination Division

Reference Number: 19-001755-0041

1800 Washington Blvd

Baltimore MD 21230

(Office) 410-537-4314

The MD State Application Form can be found online.

PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.

TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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