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Radio Technician

Recruitment #19-004425-0001


The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services systems (MIEMSS) oversees and coordinates all components of the statewide EMD system in accordance with Maryland statute and regulation. This includes planning, operations, evaluation, and research. In addition, MIEMSS provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulated commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.

MIEMSS provides the executive support for the EMS Board in reviewing and approving the budgets for agencies receiving funds from the EMS Operations Fund, developing and promulgating regulations and protocols, proposing EMS system legislation, licensing/certifying and disciplining EMS providers, and conducting other EMS Board business. MIEMSS also provides the administrative and staff support for the Statewide EMS Advisory Council (SEMSAC) and five EMS regional councils.




653 W. Pratt St.,

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent will design, install, maintain and repair the statewide EMS Communications Systems and the statewide voice and data infrastructure. This position provides technical expertise, contractual supervision and handles procurement and shipping responsibilities relating to various systems including, but not limited to: Voice, Data and RF Communications; Wireless system Architecture Integration, Installation and Maintenance; Digital and Fiber Optic Transmission; Communications Software Applications and Diagnostic and Programming Software. this positions reports daily to the Baltimore office. This position is designated as emergency essential, subject to 24-hour/7-day a week emergency on call notification.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Four years of experience installing, maintaining, testing, repairing and calibrating bio-medical telemetry, two way radio, video or microwave systems.


1. Applicants may substitute successful completion of a program of study in electronics at a recognized training school, trade school, or college on a year for year basis for up to two years of the required experience.

2. Applicants may substitute either a Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone license, or a certificate from the Association of Professional Communications Officers, Society of Broadcast Engineers, National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers, National Association of Business and Radio Engineers, or equivalent association for all of the required education and experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Emergency Communications Repair and Maintenance classifications or Emergency Communications Repair and Maintenance specialty codes in the Emergency Management  field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. 


CISCO certification/training preferred

Federal Communications Commission General Radiotelephone license


Employees appointed to positions 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 drivers license valid in the State of Maryland.


Employees may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to carry an electronic pager.


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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.