position w/State of Maryland Benefits.
The Maryland Department of
Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is a national leader in the financing
of affordable housing and revitalizing communities. This is an opportunity
to join this nationally-recognized, award-winning organization and apply your
skills to this high public purpose and challenging area. Annually, DHCD
finances approximately 2,700 units of multifamily rental housing in 40
properties, amounting to $350 million in construction and permanent financing.
Funding comes from a variety of sources, including state-appropriated funds,
taxable and tax-exempt revenue bonds, federal low income housing tax credits,
federal HOME funds and other federal funds. Additionally, DHCD
administers rental assistance programs and innovative initiatives designed to
expand affordable housing opportunities for persons with disabilities, increase
the energy efficiency and sustainability of affordable multifamily developments,
and preserve rental housing.
LOCATION OF POSITION
7800 Harkins Rd. Lanham, MD 20706
The Department of Housing and Community Development Headquarters is located in Prince George's County across from the New Carrollton Metro stop.
The main purpose of this position is to assists in managing the day-to-day operations of the Division of Community Development Administration (CDA). This position provides diverse administrative and program support to the CDA teams. This position reports to the HR Liaison Operations Supervisor and work closely to ensure that operational needs are met efficiently and timely. Primary duties entail managing and control large volume of incoming calls, schedule meeting and interviews. Provides document management support in areas of correspondence, mail distribution, merged mailings, and special projects.
DHCD offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job-sharing options, training, advancement and career path opportunities, casual business dress on Fridays, and a competitive salary. There is ample parking, and our offices are located in walking distance to the New Carrollton MARC Train Station.
Education: Graduation from an
accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Four years performing secretarial work or
clerical work involving typing duties.
1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience
may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial
science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at
the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of
the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces
military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Administration
classifications or Administrative, Clerical, or Office Services specialty codes
in the Administrative Support field of work on a year-for-year basis for the
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
with MS Office Suite
- Excellent communication skills
- Great organizational skills
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Demonstrated ability to
accurately type on a keyboard on a personal computer at a minimum of forty
words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the
Please provide sufficient information on your application to document that you meet the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. Unofficial transcripts, certifications or diplomas to document educational or certification qualifications are required. Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted with your application. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies of the same classification. Successful candidates must document eligibility to work in the U.S. upon hire.
Please note: The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.
The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Report all experience and education that is related to this position.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the 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 temporary/contractual employee who has worked 106 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.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you wish to submit a paper application, you may mail your application and materials to:
Department of Housing and Community Development
Office of Human Resources
7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706
All application materials must be received by the filing deadline. If you are unable to upload your transcripts into the system, please send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information in the body of the email:
- Attn: Jamaal Simpson, HR Generalist
- Your First and Last Name
- Recruitment #
- Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment
Incorrect application forms, or resumes in place of the application, will not be accepted. If you are interested in these positions and cannot apply online please fill out the paper application. For questions concerning these positions, please call 301-429-7781.
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.