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Director of Budget Operations and Fixed Asset Controls

Recruitment #17-004530-0004


This is a position specific recruitment for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Finance and Administrative Services. This recruitment will be used to fill current vacancies for the position and may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification/function. Future vacancies may also be filled via other recruitments. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year.




MD Department of Natural Resources Headquarters, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Finance and Administrative Services, is currently accepting applications for a Fiscal Services Administrator III, Director of Budget Operations and Fixed Asset Controls.  

This position plans and directs the development, execution and analysis of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) $375+/-million annual operating budget, including oversight and direction to directors and program managers for the 12 operating units within DNR who are developing and administering the operating budgets and all fiscal officers who are supporting their efforts.  

In addition, the position supervises the staff member responsible for directing and coordinating the preparation of DNR’s $110 million +/- annual capital budget submission. This staff member is also responsible for maintaining the fixed asset capital accounts and reconciling the bond fund cash accounts.


For education obtained outside of the United States (U.S.), you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. If you possess a degree obtained outside of the U.S., please submit a detailed, course-by-course evaluation report from one of the U.S. equivalency evaluating members identified at with the application.

Education:  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field.  

Experience: Three years of experience in budget formulation. Two years of the three years must be in interacting with and supporting executive management in the preparation and implementation of a budget exceeding $75 million.                                                        


1. Additional experience in professional budgeting or general accounting may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.  

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year to year basis, for up to one year of required general budgeting experience.  

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following.  Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).

Experience in accounting for fixed assets and performing cash reconciliations utilizing general ledgers is preferred.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Your application may be approved pending receipt of the evaluation.

Successful candidates may be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


Your application is part of the examination process. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of this position. The rating will be based on the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is important that you provide all the experience and education that is related to this position completely and accurately.

This recruitment does not require any additional materials to be uploaded with the exception of a foreign degree evaluation (if applicable). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application. Please do not submit unsolicited documentation (resumes, transcripts, cover letters, etc.). 

You will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire.



Online application is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is unavailable, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Natural Resources

Human Resources

580 Taylor Avenue, C-3

Annapolis, MD 21401

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. The Human Resource Department is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Crystal Wilson at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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