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Chief of Budget Operations and Fixed Asset Controls

Recruitment #19-004530-0003


This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Finance and Administrative Services. 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.




580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401 (Anne Arundel County)

Main Purpose of Job

This position plans and directs the development, execution and analysis of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) $375+/- million annual operating budget, including oversight and direction to directors and program managers for the 13 operating units within DNR who are developing and administering the operating budgets and all fiscal officers who are supporting their efforts.

In addition, the position supervises the staff member responsible for directing and coordinating the preparation of DNR's $110 million +/- annual capital budget submission. This staff member is also responsible for maintaining the fixed asset capital accounts and reconciling the bond fund cash accounts.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.                 

Experience: Three years of experience formulating and executing an annual budget.


1. Additional management level experience formulating and executing an annual budget may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  

2. A graduate degree in Business, Economics, Finance or a related field from an accredited college or university maybe be substituted for one year of the required budgeting experience.


One year of experience using Microsoft Excel at an intermediate or higher level is required.


Experience in formulating and executing an annual budget for a large public sector organization 
Experience using the State of Maryland’s Budget Analysis and Reporting System (BARS)
Possession of a certification in one of more of the following: CPA, CGFM, Microsoft Excel


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.

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.


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 unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

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.