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Recruitment #20-004524-0001




Cheltenham Youth Facility
Accounting Unit
11003 Frank Tippett Road
Cheltenham, MD 20623


The main purpose of this position is to manage the business functions of the facility. The functions include accounts payable, payroll, student funds and other fiscal operations related to the operation of the facility.

The position will review and approve expenditure transmittals and merit/contractual payroll for all state operated facilities, county offices and support staff in the Metro Region.  This position will also be responsible for reviewing the corporate credit cad log to determine appropriateness of budgetary coding. Employees in this classification supervise Fiscal staff assigned to this position.


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

Experience: Three years of experience reconciling agency accounting systems to fiscal control systems or developing automated spreadsheets, ledgers and reports using accounting software packages or identifying budget trends and recommending budget realignments.


1. Experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required high school education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  1. Three years of work experience utilizing automated accounting system(s) to post payments, process invoices, calculate payroll, and enter other information. 
  2. One year of supervising the work of employees. 
  3. One year of experience in Microsoft Office or Access.


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. 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.



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.   A paper application may be mailed to the address below or faxed to the fax number below.  If you choose fax or regular mail you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.   Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application or paper application.   Applications must be received by the closing date no postmarks will be accepted.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted: 

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services 
OHR-Recruitment and Examination Unit 
217 E. Redwood St.  
Baltimore, MD  21202 
Attn:  Shavonne Holman  
Fax Number 410-333-4188 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 
The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other state agencies. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at , include the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.
DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country.  Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.