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Recruitment #19-002247-0001


This internal recruitment is limited to current State employees.




MDH/Behavioral Health Administration (BHA), Catonsville, Maryland


The purpose of this position is to function as the manager of General Services Operations for the Behavioral Health Administration. This is supervisory work with oversight of another professional position as well as direct responsibility over specific areas including: maintenance and key repairs/requests, telecommunications (phones, hotspots, iPads, and cell phones) repairs/services, fax/repairs/services/monitoring, space assignments/renovations/ design, records retention scheduling/storage/pick-up, and furniture/equipment requests/ repairs. This position is the BHA representative for MEMA/MDH Office of Preparedness and Response and writes grant agreement’s for Maryland’s Hospital Preparedness Program for Behavioral Health Facilities. Additional work includes: Attend meetings and/or participate in monthly conference calls on any and all health-related concerns or events affecting general population; provides work plan documents and budget allocations for the facilities to submit proposed projects for their facility (total of 7 facilities); back-up to the facilities and other special projects assigned.

This position is also responsible, through direct supervision, for the additional following areas: Building manager for four BHA buildings on Spring Grove Campus; working closely with the maintenance staff at SGHC to ensure repair and/or replacement of building equipment is completed; evaluating ADA requests and resolves the accommodation(s) that are necessary; monitors electronic office equipment such as: copiers and vending machines for service replacement and/or repairs - making sure the vendor is compliant to the terms and conditions of the State contract; performing building assessments on employee workspace/buildings and make recommendations of new plans and policies to executive staff to improve work environment and daily operations; Designated Property Accountable Officer for BHA’s inventory of furniture and equipment assigned to the division; writing detail plans and specifications for maintenance projects on campus for the Maintenance Chief, Spring Grove Hospital Center; attend construction/maintenance project meetings and progress meetings with the architect and engineering firm, contractor, construction inspector and maintenance chief to ensure contractor is compliant to the terms and conditions of the State issued contract.


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.


The preferred candidate for this position should possess:

  • experience in continuity of operations/emergency management
  • experience overseeing contracts and/or procurements for the purpose of building services
  • experience within public sector inventory control activities


This recruitment is limited to current State employees.


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.


Applicants who meet the limitation and minimum qualifications will be included in further evaluation. 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. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. 

For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5:00 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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. 

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