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Division Chief
SALARY: $64,608.00 - $103,743.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 04/09/18
CLOSING DATE: 04/30/18 11:59 PM
Executive Service Announcement
Division Chief Communications (Administrator VII) Executive Service
Grade 22 (0939) SP# 18-41-01

RECRUITMENT: The State Highway Administration Office of CHART & ITS Development (Baltimore County) is recruiting for a Division Chief (Administrator VII) position for the Communications Division. This recruitment is open to anyone who meets the preferred qualifications* listed below. This position is Executive Service (the incumbent serves at the will of the appointing authority).

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE The State of Maryland offers excellent health and leave benefits, 401k benefits, pension plan, a free transit program, and advanced education and training opportunities.

NATURE OF WORK: This position serves as the Division Chief for the Office of CHART's Communication Division. The primary duties of this position include strategic planning, budgeting, management and supervision of the CHART statewide Intelligent Transportation Systems, Statewide Emergency Radio Communications System, and Statewide Telephone Systems. This position will also oversee asset management, statewide procurement, and contracts for the Communications Division. The selected individual will serve on various committees, to include but not limited to, Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, Region 20 Federal Communications Commission, SHA Homeland Security Council, and CHART Board.


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

EXPERIENCE: Six (6) years of experience in administrative or professional work. Two (2) years of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures. Three (3) years' experience dealing with Mobile data devices, wireless communications, and operations of fiber optic cabling.


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.

This position is considered essential; the employee is on-call 24/7/365 and must be able to be contacted at all times.

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.

Possession of a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland with fewer than four (4) points.

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at (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. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification from employment. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This position is not a member of a collective 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 H1B 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: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
This listing expires on: Monday, April 30, 2018

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