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AGENCY BUDGET SPECIALIST II

FULL-TIME CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #17-000987-0010

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Health

Prevention and Health Promotion Administration

201 W. Preston Street

Baltimore, MD  21201

Main Purpose of Job

An Agency Budget Specialist II is the full performance level of work preparing, presenting and executing agency budgets. The main purpose of this position is the preparation and management of the annual operating budget and quarterly budget projections for federal, general, special, and reimbursable funds for assigned programs within the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA). This position will also be responsible for preparing fund certifications, assisting with procurement, tracking grant and contract awards and expenditures, and satisfying federal awards reporting requirements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:    A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  Three years of experience in budget preparation, presentation and execution.

NOTES:

1.  Candidates may substitute graduate education in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 semester hours for one year of required experience.

2.  Candidates may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

3.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service  experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant should be proficient in utilizing accounting principles, excellent Microsoft Office skills, experience in monitoring multiple budget/expenditures, conduct detailed analysis with the ability to multitask, demonstrate good organizational skills, and knowledge of federal awards and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) financial system is preferred.

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. If online process is not available, please send your paper application to: Maryland Department of Health, 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. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the Maryland Department of Health Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov.



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