Natural Resources Police Public Information Officer
|Department||DNR - Office of Communications|
|Date Opened||9/14/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/29/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$60,801.00 - $97,940.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Emilee Knott|
This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Office of Communications and Marketing. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.
Please note, this position is a Special Appointment position which serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
LOCATION OF POSITION
580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401 (Anne Arundel County)
Main Purpose of Job
This position is responsible for developing and disseminating external and internal communications that inform and educated the people of Maryland, Department employees, and other federal, State, local and municipal agencies regarding Natural Resources Police related activities and programs, and other duties as assigned by the Office of Communications.
The Department of Natural Resources, Office of Communications, located at the Tawes State Office Building, Annapolis, Maryland, is currently accepting applications for Administrator II, with the working title of Natural Resource Police PIO. This position acts as a spokesperson for the department by responding to media inquiries. Employees in this classification will prepare news releases, write speeches and prepare briefing material. This position reports to the Communications Director and takes direction from other staff in the office.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Five years of administrative staff or professional work.
1. Candidates may substitute 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year up to four years of the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for- year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Experience with a police or emergency services agency
- Proficient in Spanish or other foreign languages
- Experience running social media accounts
- Proficient in writing
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
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.
Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your minimum qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important you provide all the experience and education related to this position completely and accurately.
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.
The online application is strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to: Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources, 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.
Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
If you are having difficulty with your user account, need to make adjustments to a submitted application or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management and direct your questions/comments/concerns to the Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Emilee Knott at Emilee.Knott@maryland.gov.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 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.