Office Secretary II (1328 SD)
(Current vacancy at RICA Baltimore, Baltimore, MD)


SALARY: $27,533 - $42,566 (Grade 9)

CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received by the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Office by 5 p.m. on January 23, 2012 No postmarks will be accepted.

DESCRIPTION: This position will serve a dual role for RICA-Baltimore. The primary job responsibility will be to serve as the secretary for Cottage A. In this role, the incumbent will be responsible for typing, proofreading and correcting clinical documents; maintaining, filing, and organizing medical records; serving as the cottage timekeeper; answering and screening telephone calls for the clinical and nursing staff; and maintaining all cottage related paperwork, policies and procedures. In addition, the incumbent will serve as a secretary for the school at RICA, specializing in the Individual Education Program (IEP) program. In this role, the incumbent will type IEP related assignments given by the Principal and Assistant Principal with accuracy. This may include, but is not limited to, school correspondence, clinician notes, letters to parents, communications with Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), schedules, reports and related documents. Experience working in a school is preferred but not required.

Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
EXPERIENCE: Two years performing secretarial or clerical work involving typing duties.

1. Additional secretarial or clerical experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Thirty credit hours with a major in secretarial science or office technology from an accredited college may be substituted at the rate of thirty credits for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE CLASSIFICATION: Demonstrated ability to accurately type on a typewriter or keyboard on a personal computer, computer terminal or work processor at a minimum of forty words per minute may be required, depending on the specific requirements of the position.

How To Apply Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications, limitations and selective qualifications (if indicated) will be evaluated.  The evaluation will 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.  To ensure that you provide sufficient information, you may add separate pages, if necessary.  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.

To be considered for this position, submit a Maryland State application MS- 100 form to:

Mailing Address:
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Recruitment & Selection Division
P.O. Box 22330
Baltimore, MD 21203-4330

Drop Off Address:
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Recruitment and Selection Division
201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B
Baltimore, MD 21201

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS:  The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting eligibility list will be used to staff this position or function only. Interested persons need to reapply for any future recruitment for this classification. Applicants certified to this list will remain eligible only for this particular position for a period of one year.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer
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(410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
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