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Team Leader - Administrator II
SALARY: $46,857.00 - $75,012.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/26/18
CLOSING DATE: 03/27/18 11:59 PM
Maryland State Highway Administration (OPEN)
Office of Highway Development - Engineering Resources Division
Team Leader (Administrator II)
Grade 17 (2587) SP# 18-60-12

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) Office of Highway Development Engineering Resources Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a Team Leader (Administrator II) position. This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualification* listed below. This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill this vacancy, and may be used to fill future vacancies in this classification in the Office of Highway Development Engineering Resources Division (Baltimore City).

This position functions as a working Team Leader of the Procurement and Invoice Management Team in the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Office of Highway Development (OHD) Engineering Resources Division (ERD), directly supervising the Agency Procurement Specialists and Administrative or Temporary staff on the team. This position manages the review and posting of all invoices for all OHD procurements and agreements, including those for architectural and engineering contracts. The incumbent serves as a project manager in the development, preparation, review, and final submittal of OHD equipment, commodity, and service procurements, ensuring all procurement methods are in compliance with MDOT SHA and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Regulations, and in the preparation, review, and final submittal of maintenance, construction, capital improvement projects to ensure that the plans, special provision, specifications and engineers estimate are in compliance with all MDOT SHA, State, and Federal procurement requirements, laws, and/or regulations. This includes posting advertisements on eMaryland Marketplace (eMM) and online bidding platforms, and the use of AASHTOware products and Financial software. This also includes responding to questions from vendors; research; and interdepartmental discussions with District personnel and vendors to ensure specifications are accurate and meet MDOT SHA requirements. This position is responsible for document management as required for procurement activities.

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

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative or professional work.

Selective Qualification: Two (2) years of experience must have involved contract management or procurement experience, ensuring compliance with governmental procurement laws, regulations and conditions.

*A selective qualification recruitment is conducted for positions when there is a specific or additional bona fide occupational qualification (i.e., knowledge, skill, or ability).

If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, you must list each position that you held, the length of time that you held each position, and the corresponding duties.

Preferred Qualification: Government/Public experience duties to include acquisitions or, contract administrator, interpreting contract language, developing and reviewing proposals and solicitations, and in reviewing and processing invoices. Experience utilizing financial management software, spreadsheet, database, word processing, pdf, email, or webbased software. Working knowledge of Maryland Procurement Regulations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Professional membership (National Institute for Governmental Procurement, Maryland Public Purchasers Association, National Contract Managers Association, etc.) or professional certifications (Public Purchasers Certification (ie. Certified Professional Public Buyer, Certified Public Purchasing Officer, etc.)


1. Additional experience in administrative or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-to-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland.

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at here (use of this option allows the application to be saved). Since the test may be a rating of the information contained in the application, it is essential that the application be filled out completely and accurately. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. To receive credit for your work history and credentials you must list the information in the online DTS-1 application form. You may refer to a resume only to expand on information offered in the body of the online DTS-1 application. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference checks. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification from employment. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. All candidates serve an initial probationary period of 6 months, which may be extended to 12 months.

The State of Maryland offers excellent health and leave benefits, 401k benefits, pension plan a free transit program, and advanced education and training opportunities.

The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

Please Note: The Maryland State Highway Administration will no longer sponsor new employees in application of the H-1B Visa. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H-1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

Applications must be submitted online by the closing date.
If you have any questions, please contact the Recruitment and Examination Division at the number(s) listed below:

410-545-5554 or 1-877-743-9311

Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call at 410-545-5554 or the Maryland Relay Service at 1-800-735-2258. SHA is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to complying with the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act.


SHA does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Posted on: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
This listing expires on: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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