Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

ENTRY LEVEL AND LATERAL DEPUTY SHERIFFS
The Talbot County Sheriff's Office currently has openings available for qualified applicants for Entry Level and Lateral Deputy Sheriffs.

Requirements for these positions are listed on our Applications which can be viewed and printed by clicking the Public Safety link above, and then clicking the Employment sections under the Sheriff tab.

For further information regarding the applicant process, please contact Lieutenant Scott Mergenthaler or Deputy First Class Marlene Gieraltowski at 410-822-1020.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

BUILDING AND CODES COMPLIANCE OFFICER (Inspector)
Talbot County Permits and Inspections Office
Reviews construction documents and coordinates activities with State and County agencies, applicants, contractors and public.  The position also performs highly responsible field and technical work. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school/GED certificate and 5 years experience in one of the building trades, or as a Building Inspector, OR AA degree in the construction field and 3 years experience, OR a combination of education and experience, totaling 5 years, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities cited. Must be a State Certified Inspector at the time of submission of employment application, and must obtain the following certifications: ICC, IBC, IMC and IECC within the first year of employment and maintain throughout employment.  Starting salary $46,020, with excellent benefits.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by December 23, 2014 to:
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Job Description

Department Overview
The Talbot County Office of Permits and Inspections oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses, including building permits and the enforcement of building codes in Talbot County. The Office also administers and coordinates the functions of the Board of Electrical Examiners.

General Position Description
This position performs reviews of construction documents, including, but not limited to building and HVACR.  Job duties include coordination with County and State agencies; working with design professionals, contractors and the local office of Maryland Environmental Health; the enforcement of County building and related codes and ordinances regulating commercial and residential building construction and renovations and other related assignments.

Overview of Position
Thorough knowledge of building construction practices, methods, materials and equipment, and of the Talbot County Building Code.  Working knowledge of the principles and practices of structural engineering as applied to enforcing building regulations and building maintenance.  Ability to understand and interpret plans and specifications; to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with contractors, the general public and public officials, while enforcing building ordinances with firmness and tact; to prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports; to maintain high standards of performance and superior professional judgment; to inspect while in kneeling, sitting or prone positions, as needed to inspect regulated construction.  Required to drive county vehicle and travel within and outside the County.  Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary in the performance of duties.

Required Education and Experience:
1. Graduation from high school, vocational-technical school, or possession of a GED certificate and five (5) years experience in one of the building trades, or as a Building Inspector; or

2. At least an AA degree in the construction field and three (3) years experience in one of the building trades, or as a Building Inspector; or

3. A combination of higher education and experience, totaling five (5) years, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities cited.

Required Licenses and Certifications:
1. Certification as a State Certified Inspector, in accordance with Article 41, Annotated Code of Maryland, at the time of submission of employment application.

2. Must have working knowledge of the County’s currently adopted zoning ordinance, floodplain management ordinance, International Building Code, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Energy Conservation Code and International Residential Code at the time of application and the ability to obtain the following within the first year of employment:
a. ICC Certification (IRC Certified-Residential),
b. IBC Certified-Commercial/Industrial,
c. IMC (International Mechanical Code),
d. IECC (International Energy Conservation Code)

Must maintain the above certifications throughout their term of employment with Talbot County.

Required Skills:
1. Excellent reading comprehension, writing and communication skills.  Math skills should include the ability to work with fractions and percentages, and the ability to apply higher math such as algebra, trigonometry, and/or geometry to calculate area and to solve for unknown values.

2. A working knowledge of the applicable codes, ordinances and regulations governing construction, alteration and reconstruction. 

3. A working knowledge of the principles and practices of construction activities; of civil engineering principles and practices as they apply to plans and construction.

4. Skill in reading and interpreting construction plans and documents and specifications.

5. A working knowledge of structural and architectural design and ability to apply codes to a wide variety of situations.

6. The ability to recognize deviations from the applicable codes in documents, plans and specifications; to read maps; to enforce codes, ordinances and regulations firmly, tactfully and impartially.

7. The ability to maintain records and prepare correspondence and reports of work activities and findings.

8. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, architects, engineers and contractors.

9. Thorough knowledge of office procedures and equipment, answering multiple phone lines, filing and using different types of office equipment, very good organizational skills.

10. Ability to operate word processing and basic computer equipment, proficient with Microsoft Word, and either proficient with or have the ability to become proficient with Microsoft’s Access, Excel,  and Outlook.

11. Ability to achieve a working knowledge of any required software, including MUNIS.

12. Ability to track permits through plan review, issuance, inspection process and Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Completion.

13. Willingness to handle customer questions and problems regarding permits requirements, and refer technical questions to appropriate staff, and advise customer of action taken, as necessary.

14. Ability to cross-train with other positions within the department, and assist as needed with various daily operations.

15. Ability to remain calm, objective and impartial under stressful conditions.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
Talbot County Roads Department 
H.S. diploma or G.E.D.  Experience on front-end loaders, rollers, tractors, etc.  Minimum Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required. 
Salary $24,419 with full benefit package. 

For best consideration please submit letter of interest and resume by close of business December 1, 2014 to:
Cheril Thomas, Director of Administrative Services
Talbot County, Maryland
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or submit online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov. 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

STAFF ASSISTANT  (1 full time and 1 part time)
Talbot County Permits and Inspections Office 
Position provides information and direction to the general public regarding application procedures for all types of construction permits and trade licenses and performs various clerical duties. Minimum requirements: Graduation from an accredited high school (or GED) with or supplemented by courses in office procedures and equipment, typing, word processing and other relevant administrative skills, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Must be able to work in a very fast-paced office environment. Proficient in or have the ability to become proficient with spreadsheet and data base software. Starting salary $26,006, with excellent benefits.   

For best consideration please submit resume and cover letter by December 12, 2014 to:
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD. 21601
or applications@talbotcountymd.gov 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Job Description 

Overview
The Talbot County Office of Permits and Inspections is responsible for the administration and enforcement of building codes in Talbot County. The purpose of the codes is to provide minimum requirements to safeguard life or limb, health and public welfare. The codes shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures in Talbot County. The Office administers and coordinates the functions of the Board of Electrical Examiners. The Office oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses including building permits.

General Position Description
Provides information and direction to the general public regarding application procedures for all types of construction permits and trade licenses.  Reviews, accesses, inputs and retrieves information from MUNIS system.  Interacts with County staff and other organizations associated with the processing and issuance of building permits and associated trade licenses. Occasionally required to drive county vehicle and travel within and outside the County. Reports to the Manager of Permits and Inspections

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited high school with or supplemented by courses in office procedures and equipment, typing, word processing and other relevant administrative skills, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Must be able to work in a very fast-paced office environment. Proficient in or have the ability to become proficient with spreadsheet and data base software OR: an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills stated herein.

Required Skills
1. Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and math, and ability to express concepts effectively both orally and in writing.

2. Thorough knowledge of office procedures and equipment, answering multiple phone lines, filing and using different types of office equipment, very good organizational skills.

3. Ability to operate word processing and basic computer equipment, proficient with Microsoft Word, and either proficient with or have the ability to become proficient with Microsoft’s Access, Excel,  and Outlook.

4. Ability to operate office machines such as computers, calculators, copier and multifunctional telephone, and perform basic mathematical computation.

5. Ability to achieve a working knowledge of MUNIS and any other required software.

6. Ability to track permits through plan review, issuance, inspection process and Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Completion.

7. Ability to read, understand, explain and consistently apply all rules and regulations.

8. Ability to consistently and accurately maintain files and permanent records in a manner consistent with office procedures.

9. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and officials, and to consistently convey a professional, courteous, and welcoming attitude to all who contact the office.

10. Ability to handle customer questions and problems regarding permits requirements, and refer technical questions to appropriate staff, and advise customer of action taken, as necessary.

11. Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.

12. Ability to cross-train with other positions within the department, and assist as needed with various daily operations.

13. Frequently required to talk or hear, stand, walk, use stairs, sit; use of hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms.

14. Specific vision abilities required include close vision; extensive computer screen work and the ability to adjust focus.

15. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

ASSISTANT TOURISM COORDINATOR - Seasonal - Talbot County Government

Talbot County Office of Tourism has an immediate part-time opening for an energetic individual with marketing and social-media management skills and experience. Must have excellent verbal and written skills, impeccable phone etiquette, and outstanding knowledge of the area. Ability to use MS Office is a must. Saturday hours are required. 20 hours a week, $12.50 per hour, no benefits.

Send resume and cover letter to:
Talbot County Government
Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or submit online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov.

For best consideration apply by Ocrober 17, 2014.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

BUSINESS RETENTION SPECIALIST (Temporary Part-Time Position)
Talbot County Department of Economic Development has an immediate part-time opening for the purpose of conducting a call program to interview and assist major employers and industries in Talbot County.  Approximately 24 hours a week, no benefits. 

Send resume and cover letter to:
Talbot County Government
Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or submit online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov 

For best consideration apply by November 21, 2014. 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Job Description

This is a temporary, part-time position established by the Department of Economic Development for the purpose of conducting a call program to interview and assist major employers and industries in Talbot County. The call program project will consist of three phases:

Phase 1: Meet with Director of Economic Development and Chair of Economic Development Commission to discuss program parameters and goals. Specialist will review call program requirements, become familiar with the Executive Pulse System (EPS) and survey and meet with resource partners.  Specialist to attend monthly CORE meetings and become acquainted with resource partners and their programs.

Phase 2: Meet with major employers and industry sector businesses in the County to conduct an in-depth interview of the existing operation and discuss plans and initiatives to support growth and retention efforts.  Specialist will enter the information gathered into Executive Pulse (client management system) working with the staff Administrative Assistant in Economic Development Office and to generate reports to be shared with Economic Development Commission.  Additionally meet with Talbot CORE partners to recommend resource deployment as necessary and follow-up on impact of the resources that were delivered.

Phase 3: Meet with Director of Economic Development and Economic Development Commission to present findings from interviews.  Follow-up on additional concerns or issues.

Approximately 24 hours a week, schedule to be set with approval of the Director of Economic Development.
Project period to run approximately December 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015.

 

Staff Assistant (Part Time)
Talbot County Permits and Inspections Office 
Position provides information and direction to the general public regarding application procedures for all types of construction permits and trade licenses and performs various clerical duties. Minimum requirements: Graduation from an accredited high school (or GED) with or supplemented by courses in office procedures and equipment, typing, word processing and other relevant administrative skills, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Must be able to work in a very fast-paced office environment. Proficient in or have the ability to become proficient with spreadsheet and data base software.

Position description under full time positions.

This is a permanent part-time position offering 25 hours a week at $12.50 per hour. No benefits.

For best consideration, submit resume and cover letter by December 12, 2014 to:
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD. 21601
or apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Talbot County Department of Parks & Recreation
Part-Time Positions available:
Ice Rink Maintenance Staff, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, ** Must be 18 years or older**;
Skate Guards/Skate Rental, **(must be able to ice skate)**
Cashiers/Concession Workers, Fri – Mon, various hours **Must be 16 years or older**

Apply at Talbot County Community Center Mon – Fri, 8am – 4:30pm, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD. 21601, 410-770-8050

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

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