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Recruitment #21-003569-0001



This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Engineering & Construction Unit. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.




Cambridge Marine Terminal, Dorchester County


These positions provide support for marine construction projects within DNR’s Four Regions of Public Lands Engineering and Construction Program. Marine projects include, but are not limited to the construction of piers, bulkheads, public boat ramps, timber jetties, rock revetments, dredging of channels, winter ice breakings and bay debris cleanup. The general mission of the In-House Construction program is to provide all DNR facilities with a support system so the employee can have a safe and functional working environment and the general public can enjoy our treasured Chesapeake Bay, our diverse landscapes, and our natural resources.  

Applicants should have knowledge of the following: maneuvering of barges into loading position by operating electric and pneumatic winches, deck safety of personnel and overall cleanliness of barges, ability to operate small boats, track loaders, backhoes and excavators.


Education: None.

Experience: One year of experience in the State government as a Waterways Improvement Technician I.


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

Experience: Seven years of experience in marine construction activities, including design and construction of piers, bulkheads and jetties.


1. Candidates may substitute engineering education at an accredited college or university (approved by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military experience as a noncommissioned officer in marine construction classifications and specialty codes in the  waterways construction and marine engineering field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Possession of a current valid CDL License


1. Some positions in this classification are assigned duties which require the individual to be examined by a physician. After an offer of employment applicants for such positions will be given a medial examination to certify ability to perform essential job functions.

2. Candidates must be willing to travel and be available for work in any part of the State, subject to change of assignment as work requires.


Please make sure 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 may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education related to this position completely and accurately.



The online application is 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 unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Crystal Wilson at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

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