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.

 

BENEFITS MANAGER
TALBOT COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years of related employee benefits administration experience OR: any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience in benefits management which provides the skills necessary to accomplish position requirements. Must have strong analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of health insurance administration, all pertinent federal and state regulations affecting employee benefits programs, including COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, workers’ compensation, Medicare, Social Security and DOL requirements. Experience with Maryland State Retirement System a plus. Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to extensively use MS Word and Excel; experience in MUNIS a plus. Extensive public interaction is required. Salary range: $38,207-$45,496 with full benefits

For best considerations send resume with cover letter and three professional references by August 1, 2016 to: 
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov.

For more information see following job description or by calling 410.770.8012.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW 
The Administrative Services Department coordinates the administrative affairs of the County Government under the direction of the Director of Administrative Services.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years of related benefits or employee benefits administration experience OR: any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience in benefits management which provides the skills stated herein:
1. Strong analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of health insurance administration. Knowledge of benefits contract language.
2. Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements, both adopted and pending, affecting employee benefits programs, including COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, workers’ compensation, Medicare, Social Security and DOL requirements. Experience with Maryland State Retirement System a plus.
3. Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to extensively use MS Word and Excel; experience in MUNIS a plus. Must be able to quickly learn and utilize new software programs.
4. Must maintain high level of security while processing confidential information. HIPAA certification a plus. If not HIPAA certified, must be able to pass exam within 2 weeks of hire.
5. Proven ability to work effectively in a hectic environment and meet deadlines. Capable of effective planning and priority setting. Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
6. Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). Must be able to create and maintain formal business correspondence.
7. Must be organized and able to remain on task.
8. Ability to perform all tasks as required with no supervision.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assists the Director of Administrative Services in all phases of the Department’s functions including but not limited to all employee benefit programs and employee compensation.
2. Directs and supervises the work of the Human Resources Clerk.
3. Coordinates, distributes and processes employee forms and records, including but not limited to new hires, active employees, terminated employees and retirees. Insures compliance and accuracy in the areas of retirement benefits, deferred compensation, health insurance, life insurance, short term disability, immigration and naturalization, waiver of benefits, withholding, direct deposit, new hire registry and other payroll reports.
4. Updates and maintains the County’s Position Classification Schedule and other employee classification reports.
5. Maintains job descriptions.  Supervises job openings internally.
6. Coordinates and manages the County’s drug testing program.
7. Maintains and updates the MVA flagging system.
8. Prepares various invoices with departmental cost breakdown for Finance.
9. Perform 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 $32,261 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.

 

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER 
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, 9-1-1 COMMUNICATIONS
Full-time position with duties to include: answering and dispatching fire, emergency medical, and law enforcement calls for both routine and  9-1-1 emergencies, monitoring radios, and interaction with computer aided dispatch equipment. Typing and computer skills required. Starting salary $29,913 with full benefit package. 

For best consideration submit letter of interest and resume 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


ENGINEER/PROJECT MANAGER
TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
Talbot County is seeking a staff engineer/project manager for the Department of Public Works.  Applicants must have a BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or in Environmental Science from an accredited university or college.  Experience/knowledge of hydraulics/hydrology; sanitary engineering; CADD; development/review of plans, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects; and project management.   Work is performed in the field and may require physical inspection of construction sites with some office related work.  Valid MD driver’s license required. Salary range for qualified/experienced candidates is $56,446 - $61,735 with excellent benefits.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by August 12, 2016 to:
Cheril Thomas
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
The Talbot County Department of Public Works provides services in management and administration of legislative programs, the Capital Improvements Program, special projects, solid waste management, utility management and facility maintenance and improvement management. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have a BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or in Environmental Science from an accredited university or college.  Experience/knowledge of hydraulics/hydrology; sanitary engineering; CADD; development/review of plans, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects; and project management.   Work is performed in the field and may require physical inspection of construction sites with some office related work.  Valid MD driver’s license required.

RESPONSIBILITIES  
1. Responsible for the enforcement of various ordinances, policies and codes related to capital construction and improvement.
2. Responsible for preparation, review, and management of construction designs, specifications, plans, purchase orders, permit and grant applications, analytical evaluations and reports, cost estimates, legislative resolutions and policies, general technical correspondence, contract bids and consultant proposals, contract documents and construction agreements related to facilities maintenance and capital improvement activities.
3. Responsible for developing and/or utilizing automated data management and design systems, including equipment and material inventories, related to facilities capital improvement and maintenance program activities.   Maintains record drawings and operating instructions for systems, facilities and equipment.
4. Performs field work and inspections necessary to monitor, manage and administer project contracts and insure that service and contract work is satisfactorily performed in accordance with specifications.  Maintains written logs, photographs, data inventories and other records to document field activities.
5. Inspects and evaluates County facilities and buildings for needed repairs, maintenance, services and special procedures.  Develops and implements service requirements and special procedures for assigned facilities, equipment and systems, including consideration of energy conservation, safety, fire protection, hazardous materials, solid waste, recycling and emergency repairs.
6. Responds to disputes arising from project related activities and to requests from other agencies and departments.  Coordinates requests and responses between facility managers and service contractors.
7. Prepares and reviews budgets and cost estimates for facilities construction, maintenance, repair and improvement projects and programs.
8. Prepares and briefs status and performance reports associated with the facilities construction, maintenance, repair and improvement.
9. Reviews and recommends payment for invoiced services associated with assigned contracts and procurements.
10. Reviews and monitors staffing of contract maintenance and service personnel.  Supervises subordinate personnel when necessary.
11. Performs related work as required.
12. Attends Council meetings as required, reports on various projects, makes recommendations as requested.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Knowledge of general engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and HVAC equipment, systems, controls, drives, materials and components.
2. Ability to understand the performance of electrical, plumbing, architectural and structural repairs and installations associated with building systems.
3. Proficiency in reading, reviewing and interpreting engineering construction and site plans, designs, details, drawings, schedules, cost estimates, operating manuals, technical specifications and reports and proposals associated with contract administration for design, construction, repair and maintenance of facilities, building systems and related equipment.
4. Ability to prepare bid specifications, requests for proposal, contracts, change orders, budgets, cost estimates and maintenance reports.
5. Knowledge of engineering economics and the methods of and problems encountered in financial planning and management of capital improvement and maintenance programs.
6. Sufficient knowledge of major building, electrical and plumbing codes for effective application to job responsibilities as required. 
7. Ability to utilize modern administrative and automated design computer applications.
8. Ability to plan, direct, inspect and review the work and performance of contract or staff personnel engaged in facilities maintenance and improvement activities.
9. Ability to communicate effectively through proficient writing and verbal skills.
10. Capable of driving a motor vehicle and valid, current possession of a Maryland Class C operator’s license.
11. Ability to represent the County in Public Works activities and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors, government officials and the general public.
12. Ability to work effectively with other County, State and Federal Departments and their staff.

  

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 $26,682 with full benefits.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by July 25, 2016 to: 
Talbot County Roads Department
605 Port Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to afinch-tyler@talbotcountymd.gov.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

UTILITY AND PUBLIC WORKS INSPECTOR
TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
Experienceknowledge of surveying, development/review of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for road and utility construction projects, construction testing and materials, construction processes, and construction inspection.  Work is performed in the field which will require physical inspection of construction sites.  Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years experience with construction management or construction inspection of road, utility and building projects and a valid MD driver’s license required. 

This is a contractual position for a period of twelve months with the potential to renew every six months, depending upon the capital project schedule.

For best consideration, please send resume with salary requirements by August 12, 2016 to:
Talbot County Government
Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD, 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov. 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


JOB DESCRIPTION FOR TEMPORARY CONTRACTUAL POSITION WITH RENEWAL OPTIONS

POSITION TITLE
UTILITY AND PUBLIC WORKS INSPECTOR (UPWI) FOR CERTAIN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Public Works provides service in management and administration of legislative programs; project management of the Capital Improvements Program; project management and engineering design of special projects, and utility management; review of subdivisions and stormwater management and other civil engineering activities in the areas of environmental, roads, and/or general program management.

DEFINITION
Under general supervision of the County Engineer and the Department of Public Works, the Utility and Public Works Inspector performs technical skilled work on specific capital projects in inspecting certain roads, sidewalk, curb, gutter, water, and sewer, and drainage construction projects. 

CLASSIFICATION
This is a non-exempt, temporary, contractual position. Estimated work schedule is 40 hours per week on average for 12 months with the potential to renew every six months, depending upon the capital project schedule. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this classification.

TASKS
• Performs inspections and testing on public works and utility projects for compliance with project specifications including but not limited to:  roads, drainage structures, concrete work, road base, asphalt paving, chip seal, sewer and water facilities, wastewater treatment plants, wells, booster stations, main line extensions, service lines and laterals, and all items related to either road or utility construction.
• Plans daily activities to allow time to check/inspect all assigned projects during a given workday.  Assists other departments with information concerning updates and acceptance of projects.
• Inspects construction sites for contractor/public safety and compliance, inspects and observes construction materials and methods to ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications and construction details at the construction site.
• Operates vehicle daily to make site visits.
• Coordinates and monitors materials and compliance testing; maintains a file on test and/or laboratory results.
• Performs and/or requests as-builts surveys at appropriate phases of various types of projects.
• Provides utility connection information to permit applicants.
• Interprets specifications, blueprints and construction drawings.
• Coordinates project final acceptance procedures, walk-through/punch list, letters, etc.
• Prepares daily logs on the project; listing the jobs progress, delays, plan problems.  Inputs data into computer.  Provides completed reports to supervisor as directed.
• Aids other in department with survey mapping and computer aided design drafting.
• Ability to represent the County in Public Works activities and to deal tactfully and effectively with associates, government officials, and the general public.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to
• Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications and compare them to work in progress in order to verify compliance.
• Use rudimentary algebra, geometry, and basic math including fractions, percentages, ratios, etc.
• Determine defects in construction and recommend solutions to bring project into compliance.  Ability to interpret testing results to aid in the endeavor.
• Assist with survey of existing topography for public works, water, and sewer project designs.  Operate various types of surveying equipment.
• Perform materials testing and sampling, proctors and density testing, including the use of a nuclear density gauge.
• Discuss appropriate construction methods with contractors, contractor’s employees and County staff.
• Learn the basic use of Auto Desk and surveying software to aid in survey mapping and computer aided design (CAD) drafting.
Knowledge of
• Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes, ordinances, statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
• Talbot County Roads and Sanitary District specifications and details and the practical application of these principles.
• Construction practices, materials, details, specifications, symbols, terminology and codes and inspection procedures.
• Public Works and underground utility construction.
• All applicable construction safety requirements.
Skills in
• Written and verbal communications.
• Work zone safety
• Analyzing data and drawing valid conclusions.
• Computer operations and basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office.
• Conducting research and providing meaningful results.
• Resolving engineering, construction, and safety issues.
• Algebra, geometry, and basic math including fractions, percentages, ratios, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
This classification requires agility and balance to use ladders for accessing excavations and/or roofs, ability to negotiate uneven and steep terrain, must be able to be mobile in partially constructed foundations and other construction spaces ability to enter and be mobile in manholes, and other confined spaces.  An incumbent may occasionally need to move an object weighing up to 75 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience/knowledge of surveying, development/review of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for road and utility construction projects, construction testing and materials, construction processes, and construction inspection.  Work is performed in the field which will require physical inspection of construction sites.  Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years experience with construction management or construction inspection of road, utility and building projects and a valid MD driver’s license required.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER 
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, 9-1-1 COMMUNICATIONS
Duties to include:  dispatching emergency equipment, monitoring radios, electrical signaling devices and answering emergency calls.  Typing skills required and computer knowledge helpful.  Starting salary $12.00 per hour. 

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

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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 up to $9.00 per hour depending on experience

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 by June 3, 2016 to:
Cheril Thomas
Director of Administrative Services
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov. 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

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