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(Chief Administrative Officer)

Recruitment #19-007656-0001


The Maryland Public Service Commission is seeking a full-time Executive Secretary.  This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.




William Donald Schaeffer Building

6 St. Paul Street

Baltimore, MD 21202


This position functions as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Maryland Public Service Commission. It oversees daily operation of the Maryland Public Service Commission and is the principal contact for other State agencies, federal agencies, commissions, or companies doing business with the Commission. It serves as Executive Secretary of the Public Service Commission pursuant to §2-104 of the Public Utilities Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland .

The position provides provides regulatory policy guidance to the Commissioners and staff; participates in the development of, and coordinates, the agency's strategic plan; and with the Chairman, schedules the agency's workload. The position serves as one of the policy advisors to the Commission.

The Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the oversight of Information Technology operations, fiscal and budget operations, personnel management, real and personal property management and acquisition, agency-wide contract negotiation, and other duties as assigned by the Commission.  The position supervises and manages the administration division staff; prepares and executes orders, notices, directives, and official correspondence of the Commission; has responsibility for case management, regulation development and coordination, and tariff maintenance; maintains records of all proceedings, filed documents, regulations, decisions, dockets, and files; maintains the official Commission calendar and coordinates schedules; and prepares agendas for the Commission weekly Administrative Meetings and other internal Commissioner meetings.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in accounting, business, economics, engineering, finance, government, law, or public policy  

Experience: Ten years of utility, energy, or telecommunications regulatory policy experience with state public utility regulatory agency, federal public utility regulatory commission, consulting organization, law firm, or regulated enterprise, including five years of supervisory experience of professional and paraprofessional staff


- Possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited school of law

- Knowledge of electricity, gas, or telecommunications industries; corporate finance and accounting; renewable energy; and an understanding of the manner in which PJM (or an RTO similar to PJM) functions


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. 



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.