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Contractual Facility Maintenance Technician


Recruitment #24-006244-0001


 "Together, we are building a stronger Maryland."

-  Governor Wes Moore

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The ideal candidate will have three years of experience in building maintenance activities.       




Carroll County

6852 4th Street

Sykesville, MD 21784


The Maintenance Chief II performs general maintenance repairs and services to maintain the building and grounds of the Public Safety Education and Training Center. General maintenance and repairs include HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry/construction, etc. This position may be responsible for the training of other maintenance personnel. Position duties include:

  • Completing daily work orders for repairs and maintenance, including but not limited to, plumbing, carpentry, painting, construction projects and various maintenance repair requests. Adjusts, maintains and makes minor repairs to HVAC equipment on building automation systems. Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment repairs. 
  • Performing seasonal outdoor maintenance services such as grass cutting, snow removal, plant trimming, etc. as needed. Operates state vehicles, tractors and/or other snow removal, lawn cutting and trimming machinery and equipment. Maintain and make minor repairs to outdoor roadways, parking lots and walkways. Remove ice and snow from parking lots and walkways. Remove trash, leaves and other debris from outdoor areas, including gutters, window wells and storm drains as assigned. 
  • Operating manual, electric and gas powered tools and equipment. 
  • Maintaining work areas in a safe, sanitary, and secure manner. 
  • Contributing to preparation of project justifications and scope of work for construction/renovation projects. 
  • Responding to emergencies while fulfilling the on-call duties.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.


Experience: Three years of experience in building maintenance, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry/construction, or a related field.


Preference may be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

  • Supervisory experience including the responsibility for assigning, reviewing and approving the work of other building maintenance workers.
  • Prior experience performing general maintenance repairs for a State or public facility/ building.


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 required to work weekends and holidays, based on staffing needs. Employees required to work on those days will receive compensatory time off on other days.


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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


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.


Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line. Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For other HR related questions, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

Ashley Lohr

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at <> or 410-767-4850.

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People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.


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