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Recruitment #20-003131-0001


This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).  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 this classification must re-apply.




Maryland Department of the Environment

Office of Communications

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD  21230

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the coordination, design and production from conception through completion, of a diverse range of internal and external visual communications including newsletters, fliers, posters, advertising inserts, events signage, presentation materials, and digital and web graphics. The majority of this position is spent overseeing video production services for MDE. The incumbent will be responsible for producing and providing promotional, educational and event-based videos to internal and external audiences, and manages the process for quality and efficiency.  This position requires the employee to promote MDE in a positive way by serving as a public relations expert regarding MDE subject matter at local, regional and statewide events.  This position is responsible for all activities that support the organization, structure and focus of these events; as well as, providing information and entertainment to the public.  Events include statewide and local fairs, festivals, conferences, educational events and more. 

This position will provide project management, leadership and technical assistance on best identity management practices, report production and consistent brand maintenance for MDE officials, internal workforce and inter-agency officials.  The incumbent will independently develop content with MDE Administrations and manages design, distribution and compilation of information.  Employee produces corporate identity manuals, concepts and all materials in conjunction with agency goals and objectives.  The incumbent will also be responsible for researching and creating appropriate and effective programs; creating and producing internal publications, and creating a monthly newsletter for employees.   


Education:  Possession of a bachelor’s degree in communications, radio/television, advertising, journalism or graphic arts from an accredited four year college or university.

Experience:  Four years experience in the design and production of audio-visual presentations.


1. Possession of a master’s degree in one of the above fields may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

2. Applicants may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year for year basis for the required education.

3. Applicants possessing a degree not specified above from an accredited four year college or university may substitute one additional year of experience as defined above for the required academic specialization.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in broadcast journalism classification or broadcast journalism specialty codes in the broadcast equipment operating field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


It is preferred that the selected candidate have experience in the following:

Filming, editing and producing a professional video;

Creating graphic elements and design for a brochure, fact sheet, flyer or a longer document;

'Storyboarding' a video or using other processes to lay out a story in linear form;

Creating a soundproof video production studio;

Writing media stories for publication online.

It is also preferred that the selected candidate have the following:  Environmental Degree/Coursework.


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.


Your application is part of the examination process.  The assessment will be a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of this position.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

Education credentials and experience verification will be completed by the Appointing Authority.  If you are scheduled to complete an education or licensing requirement within six months of the examination, you may participate in the examination process, if one is required.  Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences.

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.  For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign crSaveedential evaluation service.



It is STRONGLY preferred that you apply online; however, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and reference number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

Tammy Lewis, Manager, Recruitment and Examination Division/Office of Human Resources

MDE Reference Number: 20-003131-0001

1800 Washington Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21230

For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact at 410-537-3130 or via emai: or FAX: 410-537-3966.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

The MD State Application Form can be found online.

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

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. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.