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Recruitment #22-002043-0089


This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Forestry Service 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.





This position will split time between Savage River State Forest (3 days a week) and Potomac Garrett State Forest (2 days a week).  A vehicle will be provided for transportation between offices.

Savage River State Forest = 127 Headquarters Ln. Grantsville, MD 21536 (Garrett County)

Potomac Garrett State Forest = 1431 Potomac Camp Road Oakland, MD 21550 (Garrett County)


The main purpose of this position is to provide fiscal/budgetary oversight, administrative support, personnel support, and audit and revenue oversight to support the Savage River and Potomac-Garrett State Forests. This position accomplishes its purpose by managing the fiscal/budgetary operations, personnel management, procurement processing, revenue oversight and analysis and general administrative duties. This position also develops and implements procedures to improve the overall operations management of Savage River State Forest. The position provides a dual role in customer service, office management, budgetary, procurement, and administrative support in the operation of the 58,000 acres Savage River State Forest and the 19,000 acre Potomac-Garrett State Forest complexes.


Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


1. Experience with providing customer and visitor services and in satisfying a variety of public requests.
2. Knowledge and experience in developing and maintaining electronic reports, spreadsheets, desktop publishing products, and databases for business purposes.
3. Knowledge and experience in operational budget monitoring and management.
4. Knowledge and experience in revenue and expense tracking and reconciliation of financial reports.
5. Experience in collecting and processing revenue receipts.


Employees 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.


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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.


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 strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire 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. 

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 or call 410-767-4850.

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Chris Langley 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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