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Recruitment #23-003260-0001


 Only Employees of the Department of Veteran's Affairs May Apply




6827 E. New Market Ellwood Road
Hurlock, MD 21643

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of a Cemetery Superintendent is to supervise, manage and coordinate the day to day activities of a Maryland State Veterans Cemetery. This includes all aspects of administration/personnel, cemetery operations, facility management, grounds management, equipment maintenance, supply/inventory management, resource management, strategic planning, policy and procedures development, special projects and other duties as assigned. The Superintendent makes sure that the Department’s mission to provide the best services and perpetual care of burial sites is accomplished.


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

Experience: Two years of administrative and supervisory experience in the operation and maintenance of a cemetery, park or forest land.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at the rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a non-commissioned officer in general maintenance classifications or cemetery caretaking specialty codes in the general maintenance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


This recruitment is limited to employees of the Department of Veteran's Affairs.


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.


Employees in this classification may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and may be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.


All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

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.

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended.  However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston Street, Room 608 Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.


For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.  


Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-260-6622 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.


We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.


People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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