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Recruitment #24-005473-0003





MDH St. Mary's County Health Department
21580 Peabody Street
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this full-time position will be to direct the Administration Division of St. Mary’s County Health Department.

This includes the Fiscal Services Department, Medical Assistance Transportation Program, Physical Plant/Facility functions for 27,000 square foot facility and three other satellite locations, Timekeeping/Payroll, Human Resources, Central Medical and Vital Records Department, telecommunications, Fleet Vehicle and Maintenance Program, and Front Desk.

This position will oversee and manage the financial and administrative resources for the agency as well as act in a key management role working with the Health Officer, Deputy Health Officer, Division and Program Directors to plan, implement and assess new fiscal, HR, and administrative initiatives and services.


Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and six years of professional health or human services experience, including three years at a supervisory or managerial level.

A Master's degree will substitute for one year of general experience. A Doctorate degree will substitute for two years of general experience. Additional experience will substitute on a year-for-year basis for the college degree.


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority. A resume MUST accompany your application.

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.

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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