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Recruitment #14-005482-009




Anne Arundel County Health Department, Annapolis, MD

Main Purpose of Job

Reporting to the Health Officer, this position will function as Deputy Health Officer for Operations which includes oversight of 700 employees and a $53 million operating budget. Responsibilities will include formulating, developing, and executing health programs reflecting State and Local needs. Also responsible for the application and/or enforcement of appropriate laws and regulations of the Secretary State of Maryland of Health and Mental Hygiene, Anne Arundel County, and ordinances of the City of Annapolis. The incumbent will collaborate with the Health Officer in the development and promotion of public health programs, evaluating community needs and initiating new programs. Also administers the day-to-day operations of the department's $53 million operating budget comprised of Core Public Health Funding, County, Federal, and State grant funding and revenues derived from the fee collections. Manages and directs the Bureau of Administration which includes Human Resources, Information Technology, Central Services, and Administrative Services.  Represents the Health Officer at meetings and conferences.


EDUCATION: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Six years of professional experience, preferably in a health or human services environment, including three years at a supervisory/management level, and/or in a project management leadership role and three years of experience with grant management, budget preparation, and budget monitoring.

NOTE: A Master's degree will substitute for one year of general experience.  Additional general experience will substitute year for year for the Bachelor's degree.


Qualified candidates should possess:

  • Strong experience in grant writing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently, in teams, and under pressure.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills to include providing relevant advice and counsel.
  • Demonstrated background of working successfully with public health officials, health care organizations, officials in other local government and state government agencies, and community-based organizations and task forces.
  • Availability for extended work hours as required to meet deadlines.


This is a management service recruitment.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  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.  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.  Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year.
Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.  For Recorded Job Information Call:  410-767-6018.

Online applications are STRONGLY preferred, however the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.



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