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Recruitment #23-004578-0002


There are several vacancies in the following locations:  APG (Edgewood, MD), Air Field (Middle River, MD), Gunpowder (Carney, MD) and Camp Frettered (Reisterstown, MD).  




301 Old Bay Lane

Havre De Grace, 

Maryland 21078

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to perform Grounds work tasks independently. Tasks include routine preventive maintenance of grounds and roadways. Grounds maintenance includes grass cutting, applying fertilizer and pesticides, pruning shrubbery and trees, weeds and mulching garden beds, raking leaves and trimming.


Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

§  Mowing grass, applying fertilizer and pesticides, pruning shrubbery and trees, weeds and mulching garden beds and raking leaves

§  Beautifying the grounds, watering grass, flowers, shrubbery and trees

§  Cutting and removing dead or damaged trees

§  Maintaining equipment by inspecting and replacing parts such as mower



Education:   None.

Experience: Six months of experience in the care and maintenance of grounds.


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.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Maryland Military Department at 410-624-9850.


Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. A copy of your proof of eligibility (DD214) for Veterans’ Credit must be in this office and completely verified before Veterans’ Credit will be approved.




Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:

Maryland Military Department

State Personnel Office

29th Division Street, Room B10 

Baltimore, MD 21201-2288


For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Lola Ekanem at Fax: 667-239-3559


TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.


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