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Recruitment #22-003235-0006


This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Fishing and Boating Services 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.




580 Taylor Avenue Tawes State Office Building, B-2 Annapolis MD, 21401


This position performs critical administrative duties for the Freshwater Fisheries and Hatcheries Division (Division) within the Fishing and Boating Services Unit. The incumbent provides operational and administrative direction to all staff within the Division. This position insures that staff within the Freshwater Fisheries Program have the equipment, supplies, and other resources needed to effectively manage important sport fish populations in Maryland’s freshwater aquatic habitats. The incumbent also provides administrative support to the Hatchery Programs in their mission to produce cold, cool, and warm water fish species needed for fisheries restoration and fishing recreation for Maryland’s residents and visitors. Specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: critical and general procurement (e.g., materials, supplies, services, equipment and equipment rentals); collecting bids, prepare and submit purchase orders; negotiate and prepare service contracts; ensure complete and timely submissions of necessary documents/reports (e.g., time cards, monthly vehicle reports, credit cards logs, inventory records); and tracking expenditures and providing information to Freshwater Fisheries and Hatchery managers for monitoring and budget planning. This position works closely with and receives direction from the Fiscal and Management Services Division within the Fishing and Boating Services Unit. Overall, the activities of this position are vital to the operation of the Freshwater Fisheries and Hatcheries Division meeting the mission of the Department of Natural Resources to preserve, protect, restore, and enhance the natural resources of Maryland while striving to insure a sustainable future for these resources.


Experience: Six years experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from a college or university and two 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 for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


  • Two or more years of experience in procuring commodities and or services
  • Proficient in using spreadsheet for tracking contracts, expenditures, etc.
  • Familiarity with fishing activities and Maryland’s fisheries


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 

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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