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Recruitment #18-002126-0001


State Salary Grade: 9


2301 Argonne Drive

Baltimore, Maryland  21218

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for the construction, installation, alteration, removal, maintenance and repair of wooden structures, concrete forms, drywall, scaffolds, frame shelters, platforms, sign boards and general supports. Also responsible for insuring that the building is in a safe condition and that all aspects of the facility are maintained.


Constructs, installs, alters, removes, maintains and repairs wooden structures, concrete forms, drywall, scaffolds, frame shelters, platforms, sign boards and general supports.   Participates in maintenance department work teams to help construct partitions, wall, ceilings, etc.   Keeps stock of  supplies and submits a list of materials needed.   Performs preventative maintenance (oiling, lubricating, belt tension, adjustments, etc.) on carpentry tools and equipment and keeps maintenance records of work performed.   Keeps shop, work and storage area organized, clean and safe.



Completion of the eighth grade.


Five years of experience in general carpentry, two years of which must have been in finish or trim carpentry work or in cabinetmaking.


  1. Applicants may substitute additional carpentry experience at a rate of one year of experience for two years of education for up to four years of the required education.
  2. Graduation from an accredited vocational or technical high school with a concentration in carpentry may be substituted for three years of the required experience.
  3. Graduation from a vocational or technical trade school with a concentration in carpentry may be substituted for up to three years of the required experience.
  4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in builder classifications or construction and engineering specialty codes in the carpentry field of work, on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


At least 6 months of experience providing carpentry work in a large building/facility occupied by at 250 or more individuals is required.


Experience reading, interpreting and working from blueprints, drawings, and specifications is preferred.

Selection Plan

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 employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.



Applicants must complete the Maryland State Government on-line application for employment recruitment #18-002126-0001. The Application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Selective Qualifications for the position.  

Paper applications can be completed and faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resource Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. To obtain a paper application visit our website or TDD (410) 554-9399. Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9424.

Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.  

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850.   Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required. 

Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay   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.