This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Land Acquisition and Planning. 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.
LOCATION OF POSITION
580 Taylor Avenue, E-4, Annapolis, MD 21401 (Anne Arundel County)
The Department of Natural Resources, Land Acquisition & Planning Unit, located at the Tawes State Office Building, Annapolis, Maryland, is currently accepting applications for an Administrative Officer III. The main purpose of this position is to provide administrative support for the Land Acquisition and Planning(LAP) Unit of the Department by performing daily administrative and operational duties related to operating budgets, personnel and human resources, procurement, and contract management, as necessary for the effective and efficient daily operation of the three LAP divisions; Grants, Easements, and Stewardship Division, Appraisal and Procurement Division, and Property Assets and Real Estate Division. The position relates directly to the mission of the agency by aiding the Unit in its work to advance land conservation and outdoor recreational opportunities in Maryland.
The main purpose of this position is to provide Administrative support for the Land Acquisition and Planning (LAP) Unit of the Department by performing daily administrative and operational duties related to operating budgets, personnel and human resources, procurement, and contract management, as necessary for the effective and efficient daily operation of the three LAP divisions; Grants, Easements, and Stewardship Division, Appraisal and Procurement Division, and Property Assets and Real Estate Division. This position relates directly to the mission of DNR as LAP works to advance land conservation and outdoor recreational opportunities in Maryland, assists in providing an integrated and self-sustaining network of public lands and open space, and provides efficient and effective operations.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Three years of administrative staff or professional work.
1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to two years of the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from a college or university for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the 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.
Require two (2) years direct experience using the State’s FMIS, R*STARS, and ADPICS systems.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience with managing fiscal records including tracking budget encumbrances and expenditures.
- Experience with the State’s operating budget including submitting budget requests and monitoring budgets.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
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.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for this position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all education and experience related to the essential functions of this position.
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, need to make adjustments to a submitted application or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management and direct your questions/comments/concerns to the Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov
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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.