301 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
The personnel component of the Department of Budget and Management is the "Office of Personnel Services and Benefits" (OPSB). The operations of OPSB include oversight of merit system testing, classification, salary administration, Employee Benefits, Continuous Quality Improvement, EAP, the Wellness Program, the Leave Bank, and Family and Medical Leave administration.
The Office of Personnel Services and Benefits (OPSB) promotes the recruitment development and retention of a competent, motivated workforce for Maryland State Government which strives for excellence through efficient, effective services that are responsive to the needs of the State's citizens. We provide a variety of programs including:
Employee and Labor Relations
Recruitment & Examination
Classification and Salary
OPSB shares responsibility with State agencies for the administration of personnel functions through policy, development, guidance and interpretation.
We are a team that serves our customers with the same regard that we treat our fellow team members. We are committed to acting with responsibility, integrity, fairness and sensitivity.
We will manage a high performance governmental personnel system that delivers timely accurate, and reliable services in response to our customers. We will emphasize acquiring new skills that enhance our capability to effectively manage our operations and solve problems. To do so, we will use modern personnel techniques and a state of the art information systems.
We will strive to make Maryland government a first class employer who attracts and retains the best and the brightest. Our expertise and our reputation for excellence will make us highly influential in shaping public policy affecting the personnel system.