Rec And Parks Administrative Aide Owings Mills/reisterstown

Baltimore County
34 per week $15 - $25 Per hour MD 9831 Van Buren Ln, Cockeysville, MD 21030, United States


Regular schedule 34 hours per week.  Plus County benefits. 

A Non-Merit vacancy exists in the Department of Recreation and Parks at the Owings Mills/Reisterstown location.  

Non-Merit positions are not classified within the Baltimore County Government Classification and Compensation Plan. 

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice.  Applicants are advised to apply promptly.
All interested candidates must apply at this time.

A referral list will be established based on the examination as outlined below.  

Please Note: Failure to complete all fields of the “Work Experience” section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

Examples of Duties

Job Purpose
Under general supervision, performs comprehensive word processing, typing, and other clerical duties in support of an office.

Essential Job Duties

  • Greets and directs clients and visitors
  • Responds to inquiries of a routine nature regarding department programs and policies in person, by telephone or by regular or electronic mail
  • Uses automated office systems, such as email, calendar/scheduling, Microsoft Desktop Publishing, and word processing computer software to prepare a variety of flyers, letters, memos, meeting schedules, and other material from draft or specific instructions
  • Creates, duplicates, and distributes flyers, letters, memos, and other documents
  • Establishes and maintains confidential alphabetical, chronological, or subject matter files and records
  • Assists with registration of programs and/or special events
  • Assists in preparation of personnel related documents and forms
  • Operates office machinery, such as computers, photocopiers, fax machines, calculators, telephones, scanners, and printers
Examples of Other Duties
Creates and maintains office spreadsheets, databases and logs to track data using Microsoft Excel. Maintains calendars, schedules appointments and meetings, and reserves meeting room facilities or space. Performs other related duties as required.

NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for this position. They may not include all of the essential job functions of this position. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.


Education and Experience
High school diploma or an appropriate equivalent;
At least one (1) year general clerical experience in a position that requires significant time spent creating and/or transcribing documents using word processing software, and extensive telephone and in person customer service interaction.

Additional education related to secretarial/word processing may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of modern office methods and procedures, including filing systems
Knowledge of spelling, grammar, and arithmetic
Knowledge of creating flyers and other marketing materials using Microsoft Publisher desktop publishing
Knowledge of word processing
Skill in the operation of office machines as listed in essential duties
Skill in the use of word processing software
Skill in responding to inquiries and handling routine complaints
Ability to communicate effectively  
Ability to perform basic mathematical computations
Ability to set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems  
Ability to use automated office systems  
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships  
Ability to type from plain copy at a rate of 40WPM

Applicants meeting required qualifications as stated above may be scheduled for a written test to assess customer service skills; and a computer based test to assess competency in Typing, Windows file management, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher.

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees’ Retirement System, with very limited exceptions. 

Positions may require working fixed shifts (Monday – Friday) or rotating shifts, which may include at least two weeknights, and may include weekends or holidays, when necessary.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The job duties of this position are essentially sedentary with occasional walking and/or lifting or other restricted physical activities.

Positions are located in recreation community offices in parks or campuses and may be an isolated, secluded and/or solitary work environment.

Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete an employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education, and fingerprinting checks.