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Recruitment #24-000985-0003





MDH Talbot County Health Department
100 S. Hanson Street
Easton, MD 21601

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the Agency Budget Specialist Trainee position encompasses the preparation, presentation, and execution of agency budgets and grant budgets in alignment with MDH guidelines under the direction of the Administrator. In addition to these responsibilities, the role integrates Medical Biller and Account Receivable duties to ensure efficient financial management within the organization. Specifically, this position involves compiling data, estimating costs and revenue, and monitoring budgets to ensure fiscal responsibility. By evaluating current and prior fiscal year expenses and revenue, the position facilitates the preparation of expenditure and revenue projections for senior management. These projections are vital for departmental and agency planning purposes. Moreover, this position is designated as emergency essential, underscoring its critical role in maintaining financial stability even during challenging circumstances. This position supports the mission of Talbot County Health Department, which is to promote and improve the health and safety of Talbot County residents, through support of programs that provide assessment, educational activities, and care coordination.


Experience: Four years of experience in budget preparation, presentation and execution.


1.  Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.   

2.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


The desired candidate should possess the following:
- Experience with medical billing 
- Experience with examining and uploading financial data into a financial management information system (FMIS)


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

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

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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