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Field Enforcement Bureau

Recruitment #23-009655-0001



This is a Management Service Position. The Incumbent will serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.


EPP 0004


Annapolis, Maryland


The Comptroller of Maryland is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual with strong management skills to serve as the Director of the Field Enforcement Bureau (FEB), leading the Comptroller's current and future efforts to enforce laws pertaining to motor fuel taxes, business licenses, motor fuel quality standards and investigate tax fraud. The Director serves as the FEB Chief Enforcement Officer for civilian and law enforcement officers and is responsible for leading the agency’s efforts to ensure efficient and effective regulation, inspection and enforcement of motor fuel and business licensing in collaboration with outside stakeholders and agency directors and executive team members. Duties also include overseeing the division's Petroleum Testing Laboratory operations in Jessup where motor fuel samples are collected and tested by compliance inspectors to ensure quality standards. The Director is responsible for the following essential functions (which are not all inclusive):

  • Oversees and administers the State License Bureau, Motor Fuel Operations, Special Investigative Unit and Field Enforcement in accordance with state laws and regulations.
  • Serves as the agency liaison for state and national motor fuel and motor carrier organizations. 
  • Responds to internal and external inquiries regarding FEB’s enforcement efforts and business licensing matters.
  • Oversees the planning, organization, operations and training of FEB’s law enforcement officers.
  • Formulates, reviews and recommend changes to field enforcement legislation, policy, procedures, rules and regulations to promote cost-efficient and effective use of information technology.
  • Serves as the staff advisor to the Comptroller and Deputy Comptroller regarding all field enforcement matters.



  • Can develop and implement a technology plan that aligns the Comptroller's enforcement strategies and the agency's strategic direction.
  • Has a strong focus on retention and continued professional development of personnel.
  • Is a proactive leader who can be innovative and accurately assess and guard risks.
  • Is a collaborator who can drive toward consensus and value contributions from stakeholders, colleagues and subordinates.


  • Has the ability to advocate, educate and explain technical information in an clear and convincing manner to both technical and non-technical people at all levels, including the Maryland General Assembly.
  • Has the highest level of integrity and the ability to build trusting relationships and base decisions on moral, ethical and legal standards.
  • Has a positive and optimistic attitude toward employees, citizens and other state and private sector representatives.


Education: Graduate degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience.

** For education obtained outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the United States, please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at


  • Experience with the International Fuel Tax Agreement and/or experience with regulation of motor fuel.
  • Experience with supervising law enforcement officers.
  • Specific knowledge of the Maryland Office of the Comptroller as it relates to administering taxes and creating and integrating data with other governmental units.
  • Experience writing in a research style and has the ability to create visual aids (graphics, etc.).
  • Three or more years working with taxes and/or tax policy.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Please indicate clearly any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete. Incomplete information may result in the disqualification of your application.

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

*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Only applicants who meet the minimum and selective qualifications for this recruitment will be considered for this opportunity. Approval of your application will be based on a review of your education, training and experience. It is essential that you submit complete and accurate information on your application in order to determine if you meet the qualifications as specified above. Due to the nature of this list, all qualified applicants are placed on an unranked list of candidates and will remain active on this list for at least one year.

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the employee must successfully undergo a comprehensive background investigation including a review of criminal, MVA and tax records; and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States or under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. This background check is comprehensive and may involve fingerprinting. Upon initial appointment OR promotion to a position in the State Personnel Management System, an employee is required to serve an initial six- month probationary period. This probationary period may be extended an additional six months under certain circumstances at the discretion of the appointing authority.




We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply. If you are seeking veteran's preference, please submit a copy of your DD-214.


The preferred method for submitting additional information is to upload it directly into your online account. Please remove references to the first 5 digits of your SSN and your DOB on all attachments by deleting, redacting or blacking that information out with a marker. Any attachments necessary to demonstrate the minimum qualifications were met must be submitted by the filing deadline.

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose email as the option to submit your application and/or required additional information, you must include the following information on each page you submit:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last four digits of your SS#


For Further Questions 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

If you have questions about this particular recruitment, please contact the Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources at

Please contact Stanley Harris at if you need reasonable accommodations.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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