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Herrington Manor State Park

Recruitment #19-004556-0008


Long-Term Contractual

One vacancy; full-time 

Contract Period: One year with possibility of renewal




Oakland, MD (Garrett County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Park Service, is currently accepting applications for a long-term contractual Building Services Worker at Herrington Manor State Park in Oakland, Maryland (Garrett County). This full performance level position will be responsible for providing maintenance, housekeeping and general services for 20 full-service cabins, three bath houses, a lake house, day use restroom, two park offices and maintenance shop restrooms. Duties include cleaning state buildings and restrooms, collecting trash and recyclable items, replacing supplies and minor repairs to furniture.

Employee may be assigned to day, evening, night or rotating shifts which may include weekends and holidays based on staffing needs.


Education: None.

Experience: None.


1. Experience multi-tasking and working independently.
2. Ability to clean and maintain indoor and outdoor areas.
3. Ability to read warning labels and directions for safe use of supplies, materials and equipment.
4. Experience following verbal and written instructions.


Employees appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.


Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education related to this position. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation.


Contractual employees who work 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.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

The Human Resources Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Khia Poteat at  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.