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Special Assistant to the Insurance Commissioner - Contractual

Recruitment #12-999999-565


The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is at the forefront of consumer protection.  There are approximately 1,600 insurance companies and more than 135,000 insurance producers that conduct business in the State of Maryland, which directly impacts Maryland citizens who purchase insurance products.  The MIA fosters a business environment that is conducive to meeting the many needs of the insurance consumer, the insurance company, and internal customers.

IMPORTANT:  To be considered for a position with the MIA, you must upload a single document that contains:  (1) A cover letter stating your interest with your salary history and salary requirements and, (2) a current professional resume.  Refer to the "Further Instructions" section at the end of this page.


Baltimore City

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be responsible, under the direction of the Commissioner and other members of senior staff, for producing high quality written projects such as legislative reports, special orders, legislation, and regulations.   


Responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as organizational lead and working with all divisions to gather key data and  documents necessary to produce assigned reports, orders, and other written communications.
  • Assisting the Commissioner and members of the senior staff in preparing and drafting proposed legislation.
  • Drafting insurance rules and regulations according to prescribed legal guidelines and elements of style.
  • Providing support to members of senior staff for preparation, review, and editing of written communication (Internet, templates, business communications and other written communication) for content, clarity, and accuracy.
  • Preparing for and participating in meetings to discuss topics related to specific writing projects.


Juris Doctorate Degree, Member of the Maryland Bar 


  • Demonstrated superior legal writing, drafting, editing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicant should be a member of the Maryland bar with experience in legal writing, civil litigation, administrative law, or related experience.
  • Work experience involving State public policy, the court system, or the state legislative process.
  • Experience working collaboratively and effectively with others.
  • Experience in insurance law or insurance industry regulation a plus.


This is a contractual position with no state-paid benefits. The incumbent filling this position may purchase healthcare insurance at the state’s group rate.


For immediate consideration, you MUST upload a single document at the "Resume" tab that contains:

            1) a cover letter stating your interest;

            2) salary history;

            3) specific salary requirements; and

            4) a current professional resume.

Incomplete submission will not receive consideration.