Equal Opportunity Officer Lead/Advanced
Maryland Department of Transportation - Maryland

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Position located in LaVale, Maryland
(Please only apply if you are willing to work in this area)

SALARY RANGE: $41,896 -- $66,880 CLOSING DATE: MARCH 8, 2013

DESCRIPTION: The Equal Opportunity Officer Lead/Advanced is the advanced or lead level of equal opportunity work. The employee is either a specialist in charge of one or more significant components of an equal opportunity program(s) or trains and assigns, evaluates and approves the work of lower level equal opportunity officers in implementing an equal opportunity program(s). Duties include, but are not limited to: planning, developing and coordinating specific equal opportunity program components, such as minority business enterprise, equal employment opportunity, and equal access (Title VI) programs; developing operating procedures and guidelines for one or more components of an equal opportunity program; providing guidance and advice to lower-level Equal Opportunity Officers in implementing equal opportunity programs, including investigating and resolving alleged complaints of discrimination; monitoring compliance to civil rights laws; providing training in civil rights and fair practice concepts and requirements, policies and procedures; providing outreach to minority individuals and groups; and preparing mandatory reports. The employee does not supervise. Employees receive general supervision from an equal opportunity program manager or other administrator. The work may require travel to investigate complaints of discrimination. The current vacancy exists at the State Highway Administration (SHA) located in LaVale, Maryland. The eligible list produced from this recruitment will be used for this position only.


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

Experience: Five (5) years of experience implementing an equal opportunity program in employment or equal access program and ensuring adherence to fair practice standards.


1. Additional experience directly related to protected groups in the areas of compliance with civil rights statutes or community and human relations may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Thirty (30) graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the fields of personnel administration, human resources management, business administration, public administration, statistics, tests and measurements or psychology may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Licenses, Registrations and Certificates: Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland

TO APPLY: You must complete a MDOT application to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT 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. Qualified applicants may be subject to background and reference checks. The examination for this recruitment may be an evaluation and rating of the information you provide on your application. Therefore it is important that you provide complete and accurate information. For an application, please call 410-865-1073. Mail your application to: Recruitment and Examinations Unit, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Mail Stop 140, Hanover, MD 21076, or you may apply online at https://jobs.mdot.state.md.us. Your application must be received by 3/8/13. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications sent without sufficient postage will not be accepted and will be returned. Applications sent through interoffice mail that are not received by the closing date will not be accepted. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. 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.

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

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MDOT 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.

Issue Date: 2/22/13

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