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Recruitment #23-003235-0016


The Maryland Department of Labor, (Labor), Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Administrative Officer II. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. All candidates must meet the minimum qualifications during the time apply. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year after the closing date of the announcement.

This position is located in the Office of Workforce Information and Performance (OWIP) under a USDOL Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grant. The Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI)




MD Department of Labor
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 316
Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

The primary purpose of the Administrative Officer II (Lead Data Analyst) is to support the work of the OEWS program and program analysts - which includes coding, review of coding, data collection, and data analysis.


This is a fully proficient Administrative position in the Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics Program (OEWS), a cooperative Federal/State Program within the Office of Labor Market Analysis and Information. This position aims to provide Administrative support for assigned MSA areas and collect, edit, and finalize data that support written and Internet Web Page Publication.

This position has responsibility for data collection, coding, editing and analysis of labor market data for firms primarily located within the state of Maryland. Contacts employers daily to obtain wage and occupational staffing information. The incumbent must analyze the provided data and determine if they meet the survey requirements based on detailed specifications and instructions from BLS. Will make decisions on the correctness and completeness of the data submitted and will make follow-up contacts to acquire missing information and/or clarify incorrect data. Codes spreadsheets and other media provided by survey respondents using the SOC coding system to determine the best code by using the definitions provided. Determine what needs to be done in order to keep the workflow continuous: data entry operations, schedule review, telephone solicitation, re-mail procedures, etc. Determines when to advise supervisor of potential problems or snags within the program.



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.


1. 1 year experience working with the Occupation Employment and Wages Statistics program.
2. 1 year experience using Microsoft Excel
3. 1 year experience collecting data over the phone or email.


This position is limited to the MD Department of Labor - Office of Workforce Information & Performance unit only.


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 because of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or 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 qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet 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.



For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Brittany Small at Please provide recruitment number 23-003235-0016 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 completing 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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