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Public Service Coordinator - CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-005403-0001


This recruitment is for a full-time CONTRACTUAL position at the Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum in Saint Leonard, MD.

With over 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, more than 65 identified archaeological sites, and 9,000 years of documented human occupation, Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM) is a place full of secrets waiting to be unearthed.  Whether you come to hike our miles of trails, explore our Visitor Center full of interactive exhibits, or to enjoy one of our educational programs or events, you will leave with a greater appreciation for the land and the people who once lived here. JPPM is also the home of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), which houses over 8 million artifacts.




Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

10515 Mackall Road

Saint Leonard, MD  20685

Main Purpose of Job

This position is located at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM) and is responsible for operating the JPPM Visitor Center, running the JPPM gift shop, and coordinating the JPPM facility rental program.

This is a full-time position working Wednesday to Sunday during the months of April through October and Monday to Friday the other months.


Schedules and coordinates JPPM Pavilion and waterfront rentals, serves as the main point of contact for callers/visitors seeking information about park activities.  This may be in person, by phone and through email. 

Manages all aspects of the Show Barn Museum Shop and Annex Shop during JPPM events.  This will include purchasing, accounting, guest services, pricing and returns. 

Processes reservations and registrations for events, tours, workshops, camps and various other JPPM programs.



High School Diploma


Six Months experience in retail and office administration or Six months experience in event planning and office administration.


-Bachelors Degree

-Six Months retail experience which includes purchasing and budget management.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) 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. 

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.

Degree transcripts and/or diplomas need to be uploaded to the on-line application.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.


Contractual employees who works for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. 

As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.


If you have any questions about this recruitment, please call 410-767-4850.

The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If on-line access is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201

RE: (Job Announcement #17-005403-0001)


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

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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