In Search of Extraordinary Administrative Specialist

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association, Inc. (MARAMA) is dedicated to strengthening the skills and capabilities of its ten state and local air pollution control member agencies and to help them work together to prevent and reduce air pollution.  

We are currently searching for a Microsoft Office savvy Administrative Specialist to work onsite in our Towson office. Successful candidates will possess excellent customer service and must be outcome-oriented. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail is essential. You will be fully engaged and busy from the first day, and we guarantee there will never be a dull moment.


  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with superb accuracy
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills, in-person and over the phone, with members and staff
  • Strong sense of urgency and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, written and oral
  • Excellent time-management
  • Must be able to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Position Responsibilities

  • Support staff with general operational tasks
  • Assist in preparation of presentation materials and reports
  • Develop and carry out an efficient documentation and filing system for both paper and electronic records
  • Suggest changes to office task workflow to improve efficiency
  • Manage communication of information in and out of the office
  • Update MARAMA website
  • Monitor and maintain office equipment
  • Troubleshoot or replace malfunctioning equipment and hire technicians when required
  • Monitor office supply levels; reorder when appropriate
  • Ensure office is kept clean and organized at all times


  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but 5 + years of administrative experience in a corporate setting will be considered
  • Proficiency in English
  • Must be savvy with today’s technology and computer software, particularly Microsoft Office

MARAMA offers attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including excellent medical and dental; generous paid-leave for sick, vacation and personal use; 401(k) and pension; and casual dress. Salary will depend on skills and experience and will range between $15-$20 hour.  

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Only local candidates will be considered.

To apply, please send your resume together with a cover letter, including your salary requirements, to: FAX 443-901-1886     or         E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MARAMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Temporary Fall Environmental Scientist Position

Title: Environmental Scientist – Temporary Student Position
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association (MARAMA), a regional non-profit association of state and local air pollution control agencies, seeks to hire a temporary, fall Environmental Scientist to support ongoing work at MARAMA’s office in Towson, Maryland.

Salary range: Depending on qualifications, hourly rate to be determined.

Location: Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association, 8600 LaSalle Road, Towson, Maryland 21286.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline. Additional beneficial qualifications include experience in work related to environmental regulations, strong skills in public speaking, technical writing, quantitative methods, and office computer use. Engineer in Training or Professional Engineer certification; a related advanced degree; or other additional related education or training a plus.  

General Description of Duties:
Duties may vary depending on the skills and background of the selected applicant.
Work may include data management/analysis, compiling documentation, preparing notes of conference calls, or other duties as assigned.

Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Megan McHargue (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Applications will be accepted until position is filled.



The National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC) has a position available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for an Instructor to work part-time from home and to travel to training sites as needed.  The position will conduct and develop training programs to enable Federal, State and Local air pollution control districts to perform EPA level 2 inspections of air pollution sources. The candidate can be located anywhere in the continental US. Please see the duties and requirements below.


          -Perform mock inspections as part of training courses;
          -Help develop and deliver NACT training courses;
          -Analyze state specific rules and regulations as they relate to training materials;
          -Identify/assess pre and post course examination questions and conduct post course evaluations;
          -Attend meeting and training in support of these duties.  


          -Age 55+;
          -Engineering degree with experience in enforcing or permitting CEMs, Boilers, CAM, Turbines and
                  IC engines;
          -Able to Telework and travel to anywhere in the USA.

Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 15 years working at a Federal, State or Local Air Quality Agency, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to travel at a minimum of one (1) week per month, multi-task, prioritizing and working independently is a plus. MS Word and Excel skills are highly desired.  

Interested parties may contact Mary Boyer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information.