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Administrator IV

Recruitment #24-009894-0002


The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) supports State and local government agencies, as well as local non-profit organizations and the citizens of Maryland, by providing facilities management, real estate and surplus property services, as well as security and law enforcement for State buildings. DGS is also responsible for a full spectrum of facilities engineering, design and construction services, almost $1 billion in annual contract administration, and overseeing the State procurement process. Here at DGS, we truly Do Great Service… Consider joining our team!



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Annapolis, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) is looking to hire a talented and experienced Operations Director for an executive residence. The incumbent assists in all aspects of managing and operating in an executive environment. The Operations Director supervises and coordinates activities related to preventative maintenance for the facility, service, repair and replacement of any and all systems, electrical, heating, cooling, mechanical, fire suppression systems, smoke detectors, irrigation systems, appliances, building components, and ground maintenance, including troubleshooting, while ensuring the security, safety, privacy and comfort of executive staff and those residing in the facility. The Operations Director works with staff to ensure background checks are completed on all individuals that need to be on the grounds or in the residence, and escorts all individuals and enforces the protocol in place for safety and security, assists staff with set up and dismantle for traditional, seasonal and scheduled events as needed, obtains bids for replacement of items needed in the residence related to maintenance, repairs, service, interior and exterior work, yard maintenance and plantings. This position is classified as an “essential employee” and is required to report to or remain at the site during emergency situations.


- Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university is preferred. 
- At least 5 years of full-time experience in building maintenance and operations. 
- At least 2 years of experience working with executive staff or higher-level officials/administrators. 
- Strong written and verbal communication skills for interacting with executive and senior leadership, agency management, staff, vendors and building tenants.


Work involves special physical demands such as lifting 50 pounds or more, climbing ladders, etc. 


The State of Maryland offers a generous benefits package that includes:
- Tuition reimbursement for those who qualify 
- Flexible work schedules and telework opportunities for many positions 
- Free mass transit in Baltimore & Annapolis 
- Generous paid leave that increases with years of service 
- Paid holidays · Health coverage with low out-of-pocket costs 
- Employee & employer contributory pension plan

Click on the link below for more information.


TO APPLY: Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to – include “Operations Director” in the subject line of the e-mail.

This position is open until filled.

For questions, call our HR Office at 410-767-4985.

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DGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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