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Labor Market Information Specialist

Recruitment #22-002586-0084


The Maryland Department of Labor is accepting applications for the position of Administrator I within the Office of Workforce Information & Performance. This is a Contractual Position.




MD Department of Labor (Headquarters)
1100 N. Eutaw Street
Baltimore MD, 21201

Main Purpose of Job

To develop, analyze, and interpret economic, and labor market data to assist labor market information (LMI) team, Maryland Department of Labor leadership, staff, customers, and other stakeholders. Initiate new products, revise existing products, and explore new product delivery system following the evolving needs of our customers. The incumbent will collaborate with a diverse team of LMI experts within the Office of Workforce Information and Performance, other offices the agency. Apply economic tools to policy questions and understanding the effectiveness of workforce programs. Assist in writing narratives or oral reports for public and private users of related information for various office projects.


This position will become an expert in economic information and workforce trends in Maryland through the following duties:
- Gather relevant labor market and workforce information data, using all reliable sources available.
- Assist or lead daily operations within the labor market information (LMI) unit.
- Perform economic analysis of gathered data to meet project and customer needs.
- Plan, organize, and compose labor market and economic information into a suitable report or
- Interpret and apply the application of state and federal guidelines to accomplish the work of the office, division, or agency.
- Deliver vital information via email, telephone, face-to-face meetings, presentations, published articles, and special reports.
- Ensure website is up-to-date (publications, data tools)
- Work requires access to sensitive and confidential information requiring discretion and judgement in the release of information.
- Develop, recommended, or function as a team leader for special projects.


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


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.


Must have Two (2) years of analysis experience: Collecting, analyzing information, problem solving, and making informed decisions.


- Post-secondary degree with an emphasis in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics
- Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel with knowledge of spreadsheet functionality, charts, graphing, and macros
- Project management experience 
- Programming knowledge (HTML, Python, SQL)


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.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the division of Unemployment Insurance (LABOR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to LABOR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. All information concerning the requirements, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information provided after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet the minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


Contractual Benefits

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits 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 Benefits

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Brittany Small at Please provide recruitment number 22-002586-0084 in the subject line. The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Labor, Human Resources Office, Room 1010, 1100 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of complete the online or paper application. Emailed inquiries should reference recruitment number listed in the announcement. If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are strongly 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.

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