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Recruitment #23-003235-0007




Department of Labor
1100 N. Eutaw Street 
Baltimore, Maryland 21201


The Office of the Attorney General at the Department of Labor is seeking applicants for an Administrative Officer II. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing administrative support to the Deputy Counsel and Deputy Chief of Litigation, and Assistant Attorneys General assigned to represent the Division of Labor and Industry in collecting unpaid wages due to employees whose wages were withheld in violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection law, and with duties associated with violations and enforcement of occupational safety and health laws of the State of Maryland. This position will conduct legal research; drafts correspondence, pleadings, and affidavits; assemble supporting documents and exhibits; research lien and judgment information; review summons; and track complaints. This position is also responsible for the management of the Case Tracking System and Public Information Act requests.


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

Experience: Two years of administrative staff or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for one year 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 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.


Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and strong word processing skills.  


The ideal candidate will have:

1. Associate or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
2. Five years' experience as a paralegal or legal assistant, or in administrative or professional work.
3. Experience performing legal research and preparing legal documents, verifying legal citations and references, managing case files, schedules, and logs.
4. Knowledge of Maryland and Federal court rules and procedures.


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 (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. 

If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447. 

If you have specific questions about recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email jobs@oag.state. md. us. 

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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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