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Recruitment #17-004917-0002


The State Personnel Office plays a major role in the Military Departments mission of being ready to respond to support requirements of our State and Nation with a highly qualified team of Soldiers, Airmen, Civilians and Volunteer Forces, by providing top level customer service and expertise in Recruitment and all areas of Human Resources.

Employees in these HR positions work a compressed Work schedule Tuesday - Friday  6:30am - 5:00pm and receive Free Parking




Fifth Regiment Armory, Baltimore City

Main Purpose of Job

 The primary responsibility for this position is to function as the Manager of Recruitment for the Maryland Military Department. This position will also provide guidance and support to other HR staff members with daily HR functions. This position will work directly with hiring managers to ensure recruitment compliance while providing exceptional customer service.


The Military Department is seeking a Human Resource professional with strong general knowledge of the following HR areas: Recruitment, Compensation, Performance Review, Employee Relations, Benefits and HR law Compliance.  The successful candidate will function in a support role in the Division, and shall be able to work independently.  The position will be responsible for all HR functions and workday transactions. 


Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years 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.


1. Professional HR management work in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, employee-employer relations, or test development and validation or as a generalist may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.

2. Paraprofessional personnel work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education. 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, counseling employees regarding benefits and obligations, and responding to inquiries concerning employment procedures.

3. 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 may be substituted for up to two 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 and education.


Experience initiating and finalizing transactions in JobAps.

Experience processing transactions in Workday.

Experience in the State of Maryland recruitment process and practices.


Limited to current State of Maryland employees.


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, 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.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE APPLICATION. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and place on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.   If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:  Department of Budget and Management Recruitment and Examination Division 301 W. Preston Street, Room 608 Baltimore, MD 21201

For information concerning this recruitment you may call 410-767-4854.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.   TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay