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DEPUTY HEALTH OFFICER

PROGRAM MANAGER III

Recruitment #18-005478-0036

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

Somerset County Health Department
8928 Sign Post Road, Westover, MD  21871

Main Purpose of Job

The Somerset County Health Department is a comprehensive local level health department with a staff of 64 and an annual budget of approximately $7 million.  The Deputy Health Officer will be responsible for directing and managing the administrative activities of the Department.  This position will also be responsible for direction, supervision and guidance of administrative and support services, major programs and policy development, subject to the final approval of the Health Officer.  Programs include Disease Prevention, Adult Services, Environmental Health, Behavioral Health, School Health, Health Promotions, Family Health, Tri-County for Homeless and Administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree and six years of professional experience related to health care service delivery; three years of which should have been in a supervisory or managerial position.

A Masters degree will substitute for one year of general experience. Additional experience will substitute year-for-year for the college degree.  

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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.

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