Seasonal Contractual Administrative Assistant (Point Lookout State Park)

State of Maryland - St. Mary's City, MD3.7

Introduction Seasonal Contractual

One (1) Vacancy; Full-Time

Contract Period: November 2018 - September 2019 (start/end dates are flexible and subject to change)

LOCATION OF POSITION Point Lookout State Park (St. Mary’s County)
Main Purpose of Job The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Park Service is currently accepting applications for one Seasonal Contractual Administrative Assistant at Point Lookout State Park in Scotland, Maryland (St. Mary's County). The main function of the position is to provide secretarial & financial duties for the park. The selected candidate will be responsible for answering phones, photocopying, issuing permits, making reservations, typing, processing mail and greeting customers. Other position duties entail preparing deposits and supporting paperwork, processing bills for payment, entering data into Excel spreadsheets, reconciling budgets, processing employment contracts, payroll, corporate card logs and visitation. The selected candidate will also communicate regularly with the Office Supervisor. Applicants must be available to work weekdays from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and some weekends and holidays as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: None.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Administrative experience in the field of park operations, recreation or a natural resources related field is preferred.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS Persons appointed to positions 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.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must complete and pass a background check.
SELECTION PROCESS Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education related to this position. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation.
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.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to:

Department of Natural Resources
Human Resources
580 Taylor Avenue, C-3
Annapolis, MD 21401

Specific inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to: Chuck Hecker, e-mail:

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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