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Recruitment #23-003573-0003




Annapolis Location Address:
350 Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, MD 21401

Woodlawn Address:
2255 Rolling Run Drive
Windsor, MD 21244

The selected candidate will split their time between the agency's Annapolis and Woodlawn offices. The candidate will spend two days at the Woodlawn office ad three days at the Annapolis office per week. 

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to assist in the research of criminal histories in Maryland records. The position evaluates requests, performs and reports the research, and/or routes the requests to assisting staff. Requesting programs include the FBI National Instant Criminal History Background Checks (NICS), the Maryland Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository (CJIS-CR), and the Maryland State Police in compliance with the requirements of the Federal Brady law. Additionally, requests come from law enforcement agencies, legal agencies, and private individuals. The position also assists with providing access to or improving the description, storage, or accessibility of records, especially those related to criminal research This position monitors general condition of archival holdings, environmental conditions, physical plant status and conditions; appropriately maintains area, takes appropriate corrective action and/or reports issues to higher level Archivists for corrective action. This is professional archival work providing access to records, a primary component of the mission of the State Archives.


  • Assists higher level Archivists in researching and responding to criminal history requests

  • Assists with providing access to or improving the description, storage, or accessibility of records

  • Performs other duties within the Archival classification as assigned


Experience: Four years of experience in professional archival work with public records.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Archivist classifications or Archivist specialty codes in the Library and Archives field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


1) Experience assisting higher level Archivists in researching and responding to criminal history in accordance with Archives policies, procedures, and established deadlines

2) Experience assisting with providing access to or improving the description, storage, or accessibility of records in accordance with Archives policies, procedures, and established deadlines.




Please make sure that 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 will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.



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.

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 St., 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 the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, 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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