Maryland government jobs Seasonal Contractual Office Clerk in Garrett, Maryland


Seasonal Contractual

One (1) Vacancy; Part-Time (24-36 hours per week)

Contract Period: January 2019 - November 2019


Savage River State Forest, Grantsville, Maryland (Garrett County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service/Western Region, is currently accepting applications for a Seasonal Office Clerk position located at Savage River State Forest in Grantsville, Maryland. The incumbent will greet the public, process timber sale paperwork, assist with Off Road Vehicle Permits on the state forest, process shooting range passes, advise campers/hikers about opportunities on the state forest, be responsible for forestry seasonal employee contracts, open incoming mail, answer telephone calls, maintain routine statistical and numerical records requiring basic arithmetic computations, use a computer, and perform other office related duties. The selected candidate may be required to work weekends and/or holidays.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Six months of clerical work.

Note: Experience performing clerical duties may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.


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.


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.


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: Crystal Wilson, 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.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

Department: DNR - Forest Service

Date Opened: 10/12/2018 10:20:00 AM

Filing Deadline: 10/26/2018 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $10.36 - $16.00/hour

Employment Type: Part-Time

HR Analyst: Crystal Wilson

Work Location: Garrett