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Assistant Chief Elevator Inspector


Recruitment #24-002589-0012




10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Main Purpose of Job

Provide for the safety of employees and the general public by managing the conduct of inspections and investigations pertaining to elevators and related equipment operating at various sites through the State. Ensuring that the elevators operating in Maryland are maintained and repaired in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland (COMAR) regulations, referenced codes, standards and manufacturer's criteria through comprehensive inspections conducted within the specified timeframe.


Assist the Chief in directing and coordinating all State operations that involve safety inspections on elevator units and related equipment. Ensure that all newly installed elevator units are registered and inspected before operation and in conformance with the law and regulations. Ensure that all existing elevator units operating in the State are inspected within the specified timeframe and in conformance with the law and regulations. Ensure that inspection reports entered into the database system are entered within the specified timeframe. Establish and administer protocols detailing data entry procedures for both State Inspectors and Authorized 3rd Party Inspectors. Develop and administer Elevator Safety program policies relating to inspection procedures, reporting procedures, State inspector work performance standards and office protocol. Ensure that all newly hired inspectors are trained and acquire their Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) certification.

Assist the chief in ensuring that all 90 day, 40 day inspection notices are sent to owners of elevator units. Ensure that elevator unit certificates are mailed to owners on a weekly basis. Ensure that citations are issued to owners when circumstances warrant such action. Ensure that elevator unit invoices are sent to owners when circumstances warrant such action and that past due notices are sent in accordance with protocol and that unpaid invoices are transferred to CCU after 75 days but never more than 90 days.

Assist the chief in representing the Elevator Safety Inspection Unit at DLLR / DLI meetings. Review existing law and regulations proposing revisions that would enhance the effectiveness of the program. Promote the work of the department through frequent contact with the general public, elevator installation and maintenance contractors, building owners and managers, authorized 3rd party inspectors.

Provide technical information and guidance to internal and external customers pertaining to elevator unit installation, repair, operation, maintenance, inspection requirements and procedures as stipulated in the law and regulations.

Document, prepare and submit reports demonstrating the elevator safety program’s activity and efficiency. Review submitted inspection reports, accident reports and daily summary reports for conformance with office protocol.

Inform the chief on day to day operations. Recommend proposed solutions to problems or concerns within the program.

Perform other duties as assigned.


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

Experience: Six 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 two years 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 five years of 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.


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

At least six months supervisory experience.

Experience evaluating and addressing elevator, escalator, moving walks, lifts, hoists, and other related device(s).

Experience providing training to staff at all levels.


This recruitment is limited to current Maryland Department of Labor employees only.


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.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment insurance overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. *Resumes are not acceptable and not considered in the selection process.*

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.  Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, You may  submit via email to  Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

MDOL Office of Human Resources
Attn: Assistant Chief Elevator Inspector (#24-002589-0012)BF
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online.

Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MDOL that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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