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Recruitment #24-004916-0003


This is a Contractual position with the State of Maryland with limited, subsidized Benefits.

Agency Mission

Whether they're preparing our state for climate change, tutoring our students, or caring for the sick, young people should have the option to perform important service today and build a foundation for our shared future. This is the first effort of its kind in the nation, and Maryland will lead the way.
 – Governor Wes Moore announcing the Service Year Option

The Department of Service and Civic Innovation was established by the Serving Every Region Through Vocational Exploration (SERVE) Act of 2023 with the purpose of promoting service and volunteerism in the state of Maryland. The SERVE Act also launched two new exciting service pathways for eligible youth and adults, in addition to existing volunteer and service opportunities available through​ the Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism and Volunteer Maryland.

DSCI offers a flexible work schedule, telework and job-sharing options, training, advancement and career path opportunities, casual business dress on Fridays, and a competitive salary. There is ample free parking near our office located in downtown Annapolis, Maryland.




45 Calvert Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Main Purpose of Job

The incumbent of this position provides paraprofessional/professional human resources support with the full range of recruitment, testing and employment duties for delegated and non-delegated positions for the department. The incumbent will apply their knowledge, discretion and independent judgment in the interpretation and application of HR laws, COMAR regulations, policies, and guidelines to address a variety of HR activities. This position handles the administrative details involved with the life cycle of a position from recruitment and classification, hire processing in Workday, onboarding to include processing new hire documents and offboarding. Also, this position assists with benefits/open enrollment and back up/cross coverage as needed for other special projects in the department. This position requires that the incumbent maintain confidentiality regarding the status of all applications, eligible list placement, testing material and all personal employee data and applicant information with which the incumbent comes into contact on a daily basis.


Experience: Six years and six months of experience, two years and six months of professional HR experience involving recruitment and employment services, classification and compensation, employee relations, test development and validation job analysis, job evaluation, salary administration, HR program evaluation, or HR policy formulation and an additional four years of professional HR management work experience in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, employee relations, test development and validation or as a generalist.


1. Candidates may substitute paraprofessional personnel work experience on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required experience. Paraprofessional personnel work is defined as work involving the application of public sector personnel procedures, policies, rules and regulations to specific employment actions.  Appropriate paraprofessional personnel experience includes responsibility for activities such as: preparing and maintaining employment records, calculating salaries, applying personnel-related rules and policies, preparing personnel-related reports, conducting employee orientation and counseling employees regarding benefits and obligations and responding to inquiries concerning employment procedures.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years and six months of professional HR experience involving recruitment and employment services, classification and compensation, employee relations, test development and validation, job analysis, job evaluation, salary administration, HR program evaluation, or HR policy formulation for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of thirty graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the fields of HR/personnel administration, human resources management, business administration, public administration, statistics, tests and measurements, psychology or a related field for up to six years of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in human resources management classifications or human resources management specialty codes in the human resources management field of work 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 that reference your responses below:

  • At least 2 years SPMS Workday experience (hires, terminations, comp changes, etc)
  • At least 2 years experience with the JobAps system
  • At least 1 year experience State of MD benefits experience 
  • At least 1 year experience Microsoft Office experience


1. Employees in this classification are required to obtain certification in State Personnel Management System policies and procedures and in the functionality of the Statewide Personnel System from the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, Maryland Department of Budget and Management within six months from the time of appointment to the position.  Employees are also required to obtain recertification every six months thereafter.

2. 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.


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.


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.


The online applications are STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application, supplemental questionnaire, and materials (if applicable) to the email address provided below.  All application and materials (if applicable) must be received before the filing deadline. Postmarked applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Incomplete applications and/or submission of resumes in lieu of the application will not be accepted.

Maryland Department of Service & Civic Innovation 
Human Resources Office 
Attn: Tiffany Watts
45 Calvert Street, 1st fl. 
Annapolis, MD 21401

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DSCI Office of Human Resources at to Attn: Tiffany Watts, using the Recruitment number located at the top of this bulletin and Classification (Job Title) of Recruitment must be included in your email. 

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

DSCI values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments. 

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments. 

The resulting Certified Eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

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