Maryland government jobs COORDINATOR SPECIAL PROGRAMS HEALTH SERVICES IV, Health Services in Allegany, Maryland


This recruitment is internal and limited to current employees of the Allegany County Maryland Health Department.




MDH, Allegany County Health Department, Cumberland, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to coordinate, administer, and direct daily operations of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program. Identifies and secures space and plans staffing patterns needed to carry out WIC services. Monitors staff compliance with program policies and operations; initiates education and training. Represents local WIC agency at fair hearings. Monitors completion of WIC high-risk referrals. Prepares annual budgets according to awarded WIC funding. Monitors and modifies budgets as per state and federal requirements. Completes quarterly WIC budget reports. Conducts and evaluates quarterly WIC employee time studies and utilizes results in preparation of WIC Program budgets. Prepares projections for future budget allocations. Determines staffing needs. Ensures compliance with federal and state WIC regulations. Develops, monitors, and revises local agency policies and procedures to comply with federal and state regulations. Plans, organizes and supervises the work of all program staff, including professional, paraprofessional, and clerical staff. Recruits, hires, orients, and manages training of all staff. Makes recommendation for promotion and termination of staff. Prepares and updates job descriptions (MS22s). Plans and directs staff meetings and in-service trainings. Represents local agency, department, and program on community and statewide boards, coalitions, workgroups, and associations.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Counseling or a related field.

Experience: Five years of professional experience in health services, two years of which must have been in the option for which application is made.

Notes: 1. Applicants may substitute a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a health or human service field for one year of the required general experience.

  1. Experience in the option must be as follows: professional clinical or administrative work in health or medical services in areas other than Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities or Addictions.

  2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in another field plus one additional year of professional experience in health services may be substituted for the specific degree.

  3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Administration classifications or Civil Affairs Specialist specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.


This recruitment is internal and limited to current employees of the Allegany County Maryland Health Department.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. 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. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, 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 additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

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

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.


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.




The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

Department: MDH Local Health - Allegany County

Date Opened: 4/17/2018 1:13:00 PM

Filing Deadline: 5/1/2018 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $41,358.00 - $65,827.00/year

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Leticia Daniels

Work Location: Allegany