Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 

ZONING COORDINATOR

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & ZONING

The Zoning Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include review and determination for zoning and construction compliance relating to building approval. Must possess ability to read, understand and implement rules and regulations, zoning and building codes and applicable State and Federal regulations.  This position provides technical assistance to applicants, County staff and other agencies and organizations regarding zoning related matters. Requirements: Graduation from an accredited high school and an associate degree (strongly recommended) or vocational certificate in a related field such as architectural drafting and design, blueprint reading, construction, surveying, or civil engineering, along with a minimum of three (3) years experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform duties. Extensive public interaction is required; applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and effective public speaking skills. This is a full-time position with full benefits. Salary DOQ. 

For best consideration, submit resume with cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements by February 15, 2017 to: 

Cheril Thomas, Director of Administrative Services

Talbot County Government

11 N. Washington St.

Easton, MD 21601

or submit online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov.  

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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 permit 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

Unless directed otherwise, this position reports to the Assistant Planning Officer and reviews and determines zoning and construction compliance relating to building approval. Provide technical assistance to applicants and agents, County staff and other agencies and organizations regarding zoning related matters. 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 high school with or supplemented by courses in office procedures, typing, word processing and other relevant administrative skills, and an associate degree (strongly recommended)  or vocational certificate in a related field such as architectural drafting and design, blueprint reading, construction, surveying, or civil engineering, along with a minimum of three (3) years experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant  education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills stated below.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

Ability to read and understand rules and regulations, zoning and building codes and applicable State and Federal regulations. Proficient at or the ability to become proficient at reading and interpreting plats, construction plans and site plans. Ability to accurately read and use standard engineers and architect’s scales and derive dimensions and areas of features on blueprints and other plans. Familiarity with standard construction, architectural and civil engineering terminology and practices. Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and math.  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 solve for unknown values. Thorough knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment. Proficient at Microsoft Word and/or able to become proficient at Excel. Ability to gain or have working knowledge of MUNIS and any other required software. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, officials, and the public and to convey a professional and welcoming attitude to all who contact the office. Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed. Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines. Able to accurately and consistently read and apply all rules and regulations. Able to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision. Ability to set and achieve priority tasks while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Excellent organizational and time management skills are required.

 

 

PLANNER I

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & ZONING

The Planner provides technical assistance to applicants and agents, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, County staff and other organizations. Primary responsibilities include development review for consistency with County zoning and subdivision codes, as well as compliance with state and federal regulations. This position provides project management for the Technical Advisory Committee and undertakes special studies and projects as required. Must be able to drive county vehicle and travel within and outside the County. Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary in the performance of duties. Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in community planning or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills to perform required duties. Extensive public interaction is required; applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and effective public speaking skills. Knowledge of the principles and practices of comprehensive land use planning as well as zoning, subdivision and other planning implementation techniques. This is a full-time position with full benefits. Salary DOQ. 

For best consideration, submit resume with cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements by February 15, 2017 to: 

Cheril Thomas, Director of Administrative Services

Talbot County Government

11 N. Washington St.

Easton, MD 21601

or submit online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov.  

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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 permit 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

 

Unless directed otherwise, this position reports to the Assistant Planning Officer and provides technical assistance to applicants and agents, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, County staff and other organizations. Primary responsibilities include development review for consistency with County zoning and subdivision codes, as well as compliance with state and federal regulations. This position provides project management for the Technical Advisory Committee and undertakes special studies and projects as required. Must be able 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, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills stated below.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

 

Well developed knowledge of the principles and practices of comprehensive land use planning and practices.Knowledge of zoning, subdivision and other planning implementation techniques.Knowledge of principles, methodology, practices of research and data collection.Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare concise cogent reports utilizing effective writing techniques.Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs, which may include Microsoft Office, Internet applications, econometric or transportation modeling, database management, or GIS.Ability to work independently or utilize group facilitation skills. Ability to lead community workshops or effectively participate in work group.Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to review plans and apply provisions of the ordinances and codes to determine compliance with such regulations and to apply regulations to field conditions.Ability to research and analyze planning information and present the results clearly in oral, written and/or graphic form.Oral communication and interpersonal skills to present research findings to various boards and committees.Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve less well-defined practical problems.Ability to work cooperatively and productively with County and other agency staff as well as the public.

 

 

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.

 

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. 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.

 

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:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR AND CAMP LEADERS for SUMMER CAMP 
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation announces openings for the 2017 Summer Camp.  Positions will be responsible for supervising various ages of campers while interacting in, leading and managing recreational activities.  Experience supervising children is preferred.  CPR, AED, and First Aid Training Certification is required and will be provided. 

Submit an application to:
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation
10028 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601

For more information contact (410-770-8050)

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

LIFEGUARDS AND POOL MANAGERS
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation announces openings for the 2017 Aquatics Program.  Lifeguards and Pool Managers must have either the Professional Rescuer Lifeguard Training Certification or the YMCA Lifeguard Training Certification.  Applicants must be 16 years of age. 

Submit an application to:
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation
10028 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601

For more information contact (410) 770-8050.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

PARKS AND RECREATION MAINTENANCE
Department of Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for seasonal maintenance worker for the Talbot County Parks and Recreation Department.  Duties include general maintenance and operating small equipment.  Valid driver’s license required.   

Apply or submit an application to:
Talbot County Department Parks and Recreation
10028 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601

For more information contact (410) 770-8050.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  

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