Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 

ASSISTANT FINANCE DIRECTOR
Talbot County is seeking a full time Assistant Finance Director to supervise the daily financial activities of the County.  This position will report to the County Finance Director.  Responsible for overseeing/assisting with preparation of various financial reports and budget documents.  Able to coordinate accounting matters with other departments, locations and agencies. 
Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university with a major in accounting or finance.  Previous experience or certification as a CPA.  Experience in the preparation of financial statements and knowledge of accounting principles and GASB pronouncements desired.  Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience.  Starting salary DOQ plus full benefits.  This position will be open until filled with the first review of applications on January 10, 2020  Please visit our website at www.talbotcountymd.gov to apply online.  You may also submit a cover letter, resume and references on the website or send to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled 

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Finance Office maintains all records of financial transactions of the County and oversees the operation of daily collections from the public.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Under the general direction of the Finance Director, plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the operations of the Finance Department real property tax collection, accounting, payroll and accounts payable.
2.  Oversees accounting operations, including year-end closing of the general ledger and preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
3.  Assists Finance Director with annual Budget process for County.
4.  Prepare analyses of revenues and expenditures accounts.
5.  Provide appropriate budget guidance to County departments on budget request preparation.   Analyze and review budgets requests submitted by County Departments and Agencies.
6.  Assist with the preparation of the Budget Ordinance, Budget Workbook and other Budget documents.
7.  Assist with the financial reporting and coordination of various grant programs.
8.  Analyze and reconcile various General Ledger accounts.
9.  Oversees the annual audit, including the preparation of the CAFR, the Federal Single audit and other Audit reports for the County.
10. Assist with County Banking relationships.
11. Assist with Debt Issuance, including leases and Bond Issues.
12. Prepares/oversees reconciliation of all County Bank Accounts.
13. Assist other County departments with financial operations.
14. Review all invoices for proper coding and approvals.
15. Review County revenues received via wire for proper recording in financial system.
16. Oversees upgrades to financial software and other finance related computer programs
17. Other duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Strong leadership skills.
2.  Through knowledge of governmental (Fund) accounting principles and practices.
3.  Organize, supervise, and coordinate the work of subordinate employees and project teams.
4.  Prepare complex financial statements, reports, and analyses.
5.  Develop and implement accounting procedures and systems.
6.  Interpret and accurately apply rules and regulations regarding accounting and auditing practices.
7.  Prepare clear and effective financial, statistical, and narrative reports, correspondence, informational materials, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
8.  Communicate effectively in writing, orally, and with others to assimilate, understand, and convey information, in a manner consistent with job functions.
9.  Considerable knowledge of the County's fiscal procedures.
10. Understanding of County Government’s organization, procedures and operations.
11. Through knowledge of computer systems and applications primarily Excel, Word and Outlook.
12. Ability to establish effective working relationships with associates, officials and public.

 

CONTENT MARKETING AND EVENTS COORDINATOR
Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism is seeking a full-time Content Marketing and Events Coordinator.  This position will execute the marketing strategy for the department and will leverage skills in writing, photography, videography and graphic design to create blog posts, social media posts and marketing collateral.  This position also manages the recording and reporting of web analytics to monitor effectiveness of campaigns and will spread awareness to residents and businesses regarding various business resources and events. The content marketing and events coordinator will also help create, organize, and execute events that further the mission of the department.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field preferred; a combination of education, training and experience in communications and marketing field will be considered.  Experience as a content creator, copywriter or journalist.  Two years + experience using Adobe Suite or equivalent.  Experience managing social media channels and growing audiences.  Familiarity with SEO and Google.  Must be a team player.  Starting salary range $41,837 plus full benefits.  For best consideration, please fill out the on-line application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov by December 31, 2019.  You may also submit a cover letter and resume on the website or send to: 
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601 
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism is dedicated to serving the needs of the County's businesses.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Under the supervision of the Director of Economic Development and Tourism, the Content Marketing and Events Coordinator will execute the marketing strategy for the department.  The ideal candidate will leverage skills in writing, photography, videography and graphic design to create relevant content in the form of blog posts, social media posts and marketing collateral that will be posted on the department’s various marketing channels.  These include, but are not limited to, website, newsletters, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.  The ideal candidate will also coordinate the recording and reporting of web analytics to monitor the effectiveness of campaigns.  The content marketing and events coordinator will also help create, organize and execute events that further the mission of the department. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field preferred; a combination of education, training and experience in communications and marketing field will be considered.  Must have excellent writing, editing and communications skills and proven work experience as a content creator, copywriter or journalist.  Strong short-form copywriting, business writing, storytelling and communications skills.  Experience in managing multimedia projects.  Experience using Adobe Suite or equivalent, preferred.  Prior experience managing social media channels and growing audiences.  Familiarity with SEO and Google.  Exercise initiative and independent judgment.  Must be a team player. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Write engaging blog posts on business news and resources.
2.  Produce videos, photographs, and compelling stories centered on the department’s mission.
3.  Manage the publication of the department’s monthly newsletter—Talbot Works.
4.  Manage social media channels and monitor engagement and metrics.
5.  Manage distribution of content on website and track website analytics.
6.  Develop and manage ongoing editorial calendar.
7.  Help organize and execute events that further the department’s mission.
8.  Support effort to generate content for third-party publications.
9.  Other duties as assigned.

 

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 $32,583 and for a certified correctional officer is DOQ with benefit package. We accept applications for this position year round.

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-M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

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-M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

LANDINGS ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Talbot County is seeking a Landings Enforcement Officer.  Responsibilities include public landings maintenance, permit enforcement, slip rentals.  Salary DOQ plus full benefits.  For best consideration, please fill out the on-line application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov by February 14, 2020.  You may also submit a cover letter and resume on the website or send to: 
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601 
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Parks and Recreation Department is a full-service recreation department encompassing many facilities such as a community center with an ice rink, two community pools, 29 public landings, multi-purpose fields, tennis courts and much more.  Programs and activities are offered to a diverse population that includes active and passive activities for all ages.  The Talbot County Community Center is a self supporting enterprise that operates a skating and curling rink, rental, gift and concession shops, and offers private and group skating lessons as well as many other organized community and privately held activities. 

POSITION OVERVIEW
This position is based at the Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation office, Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD.  However, during the spring, summer and fall seasons, this position works on-site at various parks and landings throughout the County.  Works under the supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Completion of an accredited high school or GED and five years experience in Landings Management.  Also accepted is any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experiences which provides the skills cited below.  Applicant must possess a valid Maryland Driver’s License.

RESONSIBILITIES
1.  Work cordially with all patrons and fellow employees in the Community Center.
2.  Supervise, manage and oversee the operation and maintenance of all Talbot County public landings.
3.  Review, issue and revoke permits required by ordinance or resolution, review slip rental applications, execute slip rental agreements; enforce the terms of Chapter 121 of Talbot County Code, Public Landings for all resolutions, rules and regulations adopted by County Council.
4.  Writing procedures, rules and regulations for the operations and maintenance of public landings.
5.  Knowledge of all rules and regulations pertaining to public landings, parks and County property.
6.  Coordinating the removal of sunken vessels, vehicles, trailers, materials and other equipment that interferes with or obstructs County landings.
7.  Monitors landings for parking violations, citing/ticketing violators.  If tickets are not paid, information is sent to Maryland Motor Vehicle Department for “Flagging” of violator’s registration.
8.  Files information with District Court and if tickets are contested, appears in court to represent the Department of Parks of Recreation Landings Division.
9. Works closely with the Department of Natural Resources Police in regards of derelict boats.  Monitors boats for 30 days, provides proper documentation, photos and court appearances.
10. Performs weekly trash rounds at landings to ensure cleanliness and order for the public.
11. Monitors boat slips to ensure all slips are occupied by the rightful owner.  If there are complaints of boats being in the wrong slips, coordinator pursues, investigates and resolves matter in a timely fashion.
12. Issues boat ramp permits to Talbot County Businesses to be sold on a daily basis.  Keeps weekly contact to ensure businesses have proper permit inventories, collects percentage from business and ensures businesses are keeping running log on all community members purchasing permits.  Ensure that all funds are processed through the Finance Department.
13. Sells permits on a daily basis from the Community Center Landings Office, receives payment.
14. Orders landings permits, slip rental permits, rafting and citations on an annual basis.
15. Attends various meetings which include community, landings committee, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and County Council presentations on an as needed basis.
16. Maintains proper signage at the landings which display policies and procedures.  Responsible for ordering and installation of all signage materials.
17. Communicates with community members in regards to concerns on certain landings issues and keeps Director abreast of what the resolutions are and what corrective action can be taken to eliminate the issues from reoccurring.
18. Works with various legal agencies such as County Attorney, Sheriff’s Department, Department of Natural Resources on any violations as well as resolutions.
19. Updates Finance Department on slip renters (i.e. slip changes, fee delinquents, capital project repairs pertaining to rental fees, etc.).
20. Performs weekly inspections on all public landings to ensure the public safety.  Communicates all deficiencies with Director and performs proper maintenance to fix deficiencies.
21. Assists Facility Manager in projects on the Community Center grounds on an as needed basis.
22. Assists Facility Manager in ice maintenance on as needed basis.
23. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MAINTENANCE WORKER
Talbot County is accepting applications for a full time maintenance worker for the Talbot County Parks & Recreation Department.  Duties include general maintenance and operating small equipment.  Minimum requirements: High school graduate or GED and minimum of one year experience in general maintenance. Valid driver’s license required.  Starting salary range $30,177 plus full benefits.  For best consideration, please fill out the on-line application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov by January 31, 2020.  You may also submit a cover letter and resume on the website or send to: 
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601 
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Parks and Recreation Department is a full-service recreation department encompassing multiple facilities including a multipurpose community center with an ice rink, two community pools, 29 public landings, multi-purpose fields, tennis courts and much more.  Programs and activities are offered to a diverse population that includes active and passive activities for all ages.  The Talbot County Community Center is a self supporting enterprise that operates a skating and curling rink, rental, gift and concession shops, and offers private and group skating lessons as well as many other organized community and privately held activities. 

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Maintenance Worker position is based at the Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD.  The scope of work covers multiple venues, including various parks and landings throughout the County.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence and minimum of one year experience in general maintenance. Applicant must possess a valid Maryland Driver’s License.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Provide excellent customer service to patrons and work as a team member with fellow employees in the department.
2.  Maintain all equipment in a functional condition including routine and preventative maintenance for all machinery, equipment and any supplies.
3.  Perform routine care of assigned grounds including but not limited to trash removal, basic landscaping maintenance, ball field maintenance, marking and ragging fields, repairs to landings and other general maintenance needs.
4.  Maintain all grounds areas including parks, trees, property lines, playgrounds, landings, fences, parking lots, bulkheads, slips, docks, finger piers, etc.  Includes routine inspections and repairs.
5.  Make minor repairs to tools and equipment used in general facility, grounds and public landing maintenance.
6.  Perform routine maintenance at pool facility during summer season, including landscaping maintenance, pool furniture and fixture maintenance and other items, as necessary.
7.  Perform other duties as assigned by Parks and Recreation Director.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Ability to work cordially with the public both in person and via the telephone.
2.  Knowledge of the methods, practices, materials and tools used in general park maintenance and care of grounds; tools may include those used for digging, striking, sawing, drilling, etc.
3.  Ability to perform basic repairs on buildings and related equipment.
4.  Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions.
5.  Ability to establish and maintain routines for general assignments.
6.  Ability to perform manual tasks requiring dexterity.
7.  Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.
8.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

 

 

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS

GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR
This part-time position is responsible for the research and development of federal and state grant applications on behalf of the County, including partnering with community agencies on County projects. Responsible for preparing grant applications, reports and overall grant management working with grant sub-recipients. Requirements:  Minimum of two years’ grant writing / management experience. Prefer candidates with Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Fiscal Management or related field. This position provides significant flexibility to the successful applicant regarding work hours and overall schedule, with more hours required during April/May/June when grant applications are due.  This position will be open until filled with the first review of applications on December 2, 2019. Apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or by mail to Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 North Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601.  Include resume, cover letter, and a minimum of three professional references. Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Veterans/Disabled.

POSITION OVERVIEW
This part-time position works closely with the County Manager in researching and developing federal and state grant applications, including partnering with community agencies on County projects, as well as overall grant management working with grant sub-recipients.  This position provides significant flexibility to the successful applicant regarding work hours and overall schedule.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Fiscal Management or related field preferred, and a minimum of two (2) years grant writing/management experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1.  Conduct research on available federal and state government grant opportunities as well as private foundation grants.  In particular, this position is responsible for applying for and administering the Community Development Block Grant program through Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
2.  Ability to research and analyze information and present the results in oral, written and/or graphic form.
3.  Ability to develop and maintain project budgets and prepare budget modifications when necessary.
4.  Monitor implementation of grant funded projects ensuring compliance with legal, fiscal and funder requirements.
5.  Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports as required for compliance.
6.  Ability to effectively make independent decisions, prioritize work and complete assigned duties with minimal supervision.
7.  Must be self-motivated and a strong communicator (both verbally and in writing).
8.  Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with co-workers, governmental representatives, staff, volunteer organizations, community agencies and the general public.
9.  Computer literate, competent in Microsoft Word, Office and Excel.
10. A valid driver’s license is required for this position.
11. Other duties as assigned.

  

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
accepts applications for the following position on a rolling basis:

Paramedic

Please go to Employment Application and fill out the on-line application.  In addition, you may also submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer-M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

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**

To apply, go to www.talbotcountymd.gov, Employment Applications.  You may submit your application on-line or mail to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Administrative Services
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer-M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

 

SEASONAL POSITIONS  

GOLF COURSE GROUNDSKEEPER
Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course
is accepting applications for part-time seasonal grounds maintenance workers.  Duties include general maintenance and operating small equipment, must be available to work weekends.  Golf discounts available.  Applicant must pass a substance abuse test and background check.   Salary depends on experience.  For best consideration please go to our website www.talbotcountymd.gov, Employment Applications, and fill out the on-line application.  You may submit your application on-line or send to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer-M/F/Vets/Disabled.

  

 

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