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 Captain Scott Mergenthaler or Corporal Marlene Gieraltowski at 410-822-1020.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

ASSISTANT PLANNING OFFICER/PLANNING MANAGER
TALBOT COUNTY, MARYLAND
Requirements: bachelor’s degree in community planning or related field and five years of planning experience or an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience which demonstrates the required knowledge and skills; minimum five years of personnel management;  excellent verbal and written communication skills; effective public speaking skills. Extensive public interaction is required. Duties include, but are not limited to: implementation of County zoning, subdivision and Critical Area regulations; commercial /industrial site plan review and approval; floodplain review (FEMA), State Forest Conservation implementation; agricultural land preservation programs; State Rural Legacy Program administration; and all other planning related programs and activities.  Supervises and manages administrative operations of the Planning and Zoning Department. Salary $56,446 or greater, DOQ. Compensation includes full benefits.

For best consideration send resume with cover letter and three professional references by October 22, 2016 to:
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov
 
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

More information see following job description or by calling 410.770.8012

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning administers and facilitates planning for the county’s physical development, growth and preservation. This includes comprehensive planning, zoning, subdivision, building codes and site plan review and enforcement of county, state and federal mandates and programs. The Department administers and coordinates the functions of several boards and commissions to include the Board of Appeals, Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, and Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board. The Department oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position reports to the Planning Officer and is responsible for decisions relating to the planning, organizing and managing the Department’s administrative and personnel activities.
Planning, code compliance and administrative staff report to the Assistant Planning Officer for administrative and personnel matters. This position requires the ability to coordinate and facilitate communications, as well as, resolve conflicts and dealings within the organization, and with developers, property owners, and the general public relating to planning matters. This position requires broad and specific knowledge of planning practices, including state and federal programs and regulations.  It requires frequent contact with government officials, community groups and the general public.  This individual provides data collection and land use analysis to County departments and the public. Required to drive county vehicle and travel within and outside the County. Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary in the performance of duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in community planning or related field and five years of planning experience, OR an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills stated herein.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Able to anticipate and articulate current and future departmental and county policy, administrative and personnel needs.
2. Able to consistently and clearly communicate verbally and in writing complex policy issues and to accurately and consistently read and apply all rules and regulations.
3. Considerable knowledge of and the ability to gain additional understanding of the principles and practices of comprehensive land use planning, its implementation tools and legal underpinnings.
4. Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management.
5. Must be innovative, detail-oriented, experienced in and able to consistently deliver professional grade product for highly visible, complex and controversial projects.
6. Capable of performing and managing multiple, high-priority assignments effectively and meet firm deadlines.
7. Strong interpersonal skills to consistently develop good working relationships with department staff, other agencies and the general public.
8. Ability to effectively investigate and resolve personnel and client complaints.
9. Understands principles and practices of and effectively provide supervision, training and personnel management.
10. Possesses strong verbal, policy and mathematical analytical skills.
11. Able to consistently understand and communicate technical and legal concepts.
12. Working knowledge of MUNIS, ability to research and analyze planning information and present the results in oral, written and/or graphic form, including the use of MUNIS reports, GIS and other required software.

DUTIES AND WORK EXAMPLES
1. Works with Planning Officer to develop and implement department’s work program.
2. Supervises and manages administrative operations.
3. Serves as department contact for personnel matters and is authorized to resolve them reporting the results to the Planning Officer.
4. Performs and manages major, complex planning projects, research and analysis based on thorough knowledge of planning and development ordinances, policies and procedures.
5. Monitors and ensures compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and Talbot County personnel policies.
6. Oversees assigned specialized planning functions such as specific development activities, text and map amendments, annexations, ordinance adoption and other projects.
7. Responsible for comprehensive plan development and administration, including implementing ordinances.
8. Advises the Planning Director on all planning-related matters.
9. In concert with the Planning Officer, advises various councils, boards, commissions and elected officials in planning-related issues. Serves as a liaison and directs necessary departmental support functions for the County Council, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, and Technical Advisory Committee.
10. Delegates appropriate work related tasks and assigns projects to professional staff.
11. Completes annual performance evaluations for review by the Planning Officer.
12. Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications.
13. Participates in budget preparation and administration, monitors and controls administrative expenditures.
14. Attends evening and weekend meetings as directed.
15. Serves as acting Planning Officer in his or her absence.

 

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
H.S. Diploma or G.E.D., 18 years of age.  Starting salary for an uncertified correctional officer is $32,261 and for a certified correctional officer is DOQ with benefit package. 

For best consideration direct submissions to:
Department of Corrections
Administrative Office 
115 West Dover Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

DIVISION CHIEF OF COMMUNICATIONS
TALBOT COUNTY DES- 911 COMMUNICATIONS
Candidates must possess a high school diploma or (GED) certificate.  College level course work in emergency management, communications, public safety, business and public administration is preferred.  Any equivalent combination of acceptable experience and/or education which provides the knowledge, skill and abilities cited below may be considered.  Salary $62,938 plus full employee benefits.

For best consideration, submit resume and letter of interest by December 1, 2016 to:
Cheril Thomas
Director of Administrative Services
Talbot County, Maryland
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or (GED) certificate.  Candidates with college level course work in emergency management, communications, public safety, criminal justice, business and public administration are highly desirable for this position.  Any equivalent combination of acceptable experience and/or education which provides the knowledge, skill and abilities cited below may be considered.
2. Possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver’s License.
3. Five (5) years paid employment as a supervisor in a communications center providing 9-1-1 answering services and law enforcement, fire/rescue, and emergency medical services dispatching services, with emergency management related responsibilities.
4. Prior or current certification as a Maryland Emergency Medical Technician, Maryland Police Officer, or Maryland Basic Firefighter.
5. Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification. 
6. Current licensure in National Academy Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), National Academy Emergency Police Dispatch (EPD), and National Academy Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD). This requirement must be obtained within one year of employment.
7. Possess credentials to access the National Criminal Intelligence Center (NCIC) the Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS), and other pertinent databases. This requirement must be obtained within six months of employment.
8. Successful completion of the National Incident Management Systems Courses (NIMS) one hundred (100), two hundred (200), three hundred (300), four hundred (400), and seven hundred (700) courses.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK
1. Oversee the performance of personnel to ensure the effective, efficient and expeditious handling of emergency calls.
2. Overseeing scheduling of all communications personnel.
3. Monitor performance metrics and ensure reports are prepared accurately and timely.
4. Ensures all personnel receive and maintain required training to include continuing education.
5. Responsible for Delegating personnel work assignments.
6. Establishes an internal program to ensure all Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) information remains current for use by the communications operators.
7. Maintain proficiency in answering, transferring, and dispatching emergency calls for DES, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services, Talbot County Sheriff’s Office, and municipal police agencies, as well as operating the Region 4 Emergency Medical Services Resource Center (EMRC) radio patching functions. 
8. Maintain proficiency in accessing and providing requested information from the National Criminal Intelligence Center (NCIC) the Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS), and other pertinent law enforcement databases.
9. Ensure communications personnel monitor and relay appropriate information to emergency management staff regarding severe weather situations, to include alerting agencies and the public as policy dictates. 
10. Maintain proficiency in accessing and using national weather service information to include hurricane and tropical storm tracking software.
11. Participate in emergency communications, meetings, conferences, exercises, and training classes.  
12. Proficient in use of voice/data recording equipment.
13. Performs other related tasks and duties not listed in the job description but are in the general occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Ability to work accurately, calmly and rapidly in emergency situations.  Supervisory skills and experience are essential.
2. Excellent working knowledge of radio-telephone communications.  Must also be extremely knowledgeable of computer and CAD systems.  Knowledge of communications laws and regulations.
3. Available twenty-four (24) hours per day (on call) in case of emergency and possesses stamina to endure the pressure of working long hours involved in an emergency.
4. Knowledge of geography of Talbot County and of surrounding counties.
5. Ability to comprehend information quickly during 9-1-1 calls and to be able to act quickly and concisely in emergency situations.  Ability to be decisive and to use good judgment are essential qualities.
6. Computer knowledge essential.  Knowledge of programs determined as essential to dispatch, emergency management, hazardous materials management and weather, among others, is extremely important in this position.  Must have excellent skills in Microsoft Office software programs. The ability to understand radio, CAD and the technical aspects of equipment to a high degree is necessary in this position.
7. Must have command of the English language, both orally and written, be able to spell accurately, use proper grammar and punctuation, and be able to type at least 30-40 wpm using a computer.
8. Must be detail oriented, motivated, dedicated and possess the ability to work harmoniously with others.  Ability to set work priorities, work on tasks simultaneously, and handle information of a confidential nature.
9. Ability to plan, organize, administer, and coordinate programs involving many diverse but inter-related activities. 
10. Successfully complete various training classes required of County employees, including but-not-limited to, training provided to improve the effectiveness of supervisors.

 

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL
TALBOT COUNTY, MD
Accepting applications for full-time maintenance technician. HS graduate; valid MD driver’s license; mechanical skills required. Duties include: repair and maintenance of county facilities: painting, carpentry, plumping, HVAC, yard work, snow removal. Salary based on qualifications with full benefits.

For best considerations send resume with cover letter by December 2, 2016 to:
Cheril Thomas
Director of Administrative Services
Talbot County, Maryland
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSTION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Facilities Maintenance Dept. supports other county departments in programmed and routine maintenance, as well as Capital Projects of multiple County Facilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence and minimum of one year of building maintenance. Carpentry and mechanical skills preferred.  Applicant must possess a valid Maryland Driver’s License.  Commercial Drivers License preferred, but not required.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK:  (examples are illustrative only)
1) Duties include: electrical, painting, yard work, general carpentry, repair, maintenance of County Facilities
2) Duties include in house projects: i.e. Office remolding and renovations, help with HVAC replacements 
3) Snow removal of sidewalks and parking lots of various County Buildings
4) Provides yard work for Talbot County Facilities, i.e., litter pick-up, pruning, grass cutting, planting, weed control, fertilizing, etc., as directed.
5) Helps in furniture moving etc, as needed.
6) Provides interior and exterior painting of Talbot County Facilities.
7) Reports any and all defects observed at County Facilities.
8) Supervise County inmate labor as needed for various projects.
9) Performs related work as required.
10) Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILL
1) Good Attitude:  Ability to assist County Personnel and general public in a professional and courteous manner.
2) Ability to work flexible work schedule of evening and weekends for projects that must be done after normal working hours.
3) Ability to work without close supervision.
4) Ability to work in a safe manner.
5) Ability to plan and schedule time and materials to accomplish assigned projects.

 

HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL
HOG NECK GOLF COURSE
Located in the Town of Easton on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, has an opening for Head Golf Professional. Hog Neck Course, with its 18 hole par 72 Championship Course, a 9 hole par 32 Executive Course, Pro Shop, and Café is an award-winning public course which is owned and operated by the Talbot County Government.  Under the supervision of the General Manager, the Head Golf Professional at Hog Neck is responsible for promoting the game of golf while providing excellent service to the guests and members.  Compensation package includes salary to be negotiated based on qualifications and includes income from lessons and generous employee benefit package. For information on Talbot County please go to www.talbotcountymd.gov.

For best consideration submit letter of interest, resume and 3 professional references by November 25, 2016 to:
Talbot County Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW
Hog Neck Golf Course, located in the Town of Easton on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, is comprised of an 18 hole par 72 Championship Course, a 9 hole par 32 Executive Course, Pro Shop, Café and special event area. Hog Neck is an outstanding, award-winning public course which is owned and operated by the Talbot County Government. There is also a three-member Golf Advisory Board. 

Under the supervision of Hog Neck’s General Manager, the Head Golf Professional is responsible for all aspects of promoting the game of golf while providing excellent customer service to the guests and members. 

QUALIFICATIONS
• Established PGA Class A-1 professional with at least 5 years of experience at a PGA recognized golf course is preferred.
• A relevant bachelor degree from an accredited university desired but not required.
• Proven ability to teach lessons to varying ages and varying levels of experience.
• Proven ability to successfully manage tournaments and events.
• Skill in growing membership, programs, and course activities while emphasizing customer service.
• Experience in budget development, budget management, forecasting and financial reporting desired but not required.
• Experience in Pro Shop sales, marketing and management is preferred.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in staff management is preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Responsible for growing membership and under the direction of the General Manager, oversees all aspects of member relations. Maintains and promotes a positive professional image within the community.
• Assists the General Manager in budget development, budget management, forecasting and financial reporting.  Under the supervision of the General Manager, operates the Course within the budgetary parameters approved by the County Council.
• Is accountable for improving Pro Shop revenues and expenditures.
• With the Golf Course Superintendent, supervises Course personnel in the absence of the General Manager in accordance with the policies and regulations set forth by Talbot County. 
• Direct daily supervision of Pro Shop and Cart Barn staff.
• Maintain active membership in good standing with the PGA of America.
• Meets with and acts as liaison to the Talbot County Golf Board, a three-member advisory board appointed by the County Council.
• Establishes teaching program at the Course and teaches golf within the guidelines of this program as time permits, in conjunction with other part-time professional(s).
• Develop, promote and manage an innovative tournament program that will service diverse customer segments; oversee the golf instruction/golfer development programs.
• Assist in the publication of informational and promotional materials to include social media. Assist in the marketing and promotion of new memberships/play.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
TALBOT COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence certificate is required. Minimum two years of full-time experience or its equivalent in the operation of dump trucks and/or construction equipment or commercial road maintenance equipment is preferred.  At least one of these types of equipment must have included a vehicle equipped with a pedal-operated clutch and a four-speed manual-selection transmission.  Applicant must possess a valid minimum Class B CDL license or be able to obtain one within six months of hire. Starting salary is $26,006 with full benefits.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by November 1, 2016 to:
Autumn Finch-Tyler 
Talbot County Roads Department
605 Port Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to afinch-tyler@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

HOG NECK GOLF COURSE

Talbot County's Hog Neck Golf Course is currently accepting employment applications for the following part time seasonal positions:
   Cafe Clerk must be 21 years old and able to work a rotating schedule.       
   Pro Shop Clerk
   Golf Starter
   Cart Person must be 16 years old. 

Salary $8.75 per hour.

Apply or send resume to Hog Neck Golf Course, 10142 Old Cordova Road, Easton, MD 21601

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Golf Course Maintenance
Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course is accepting applications for seasonal grounds maintenance workers.  Duties include general maintenance and operating small equipment, must be available to work weekends.

Salary $9.00 per hour.

Apply at Hog Neck Golf Course, 10029 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601

Applicant must pass a substance abuse test and background check.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

PARAMEDIC
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, EMS DIVISION
Requirements: National Registry and Maryland Paramedic license, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  1 year of EMS experience preferred.  Salary $17.50 per hour. 

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter to:
Brian LeCates
Talbot County Emergency Services, EMS Division
29041 Corkran Road
Easton, MD 21601
or email to 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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