Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 

ASSISTANT PLANNING OFFICER
Bachelor’s degree in community planning or related field and five years of planning experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required knowledge and skill.  This position participates in strategic planning managing complex and sensitive projects, monitoring compliance with local, state and federal laws.  Also assists with managing staff and overall land development processes.  Must have the ability to coordinate-facilitate communications, resolve conflicts within the organization, with developers, property owners and the general public relating to planning matters. Salary DOQ with full benefits.  Full job description and application requirements available online at www.talbotcountymd.gov or mail application by November 30, 2020 to:  Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 N. Washington St., Easton, MD 21601.  Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Vet/Disabled.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning administers and facilitates planning for the county’s physical development, growth and preservation of its natural and historic resources and ensuring that the public is knowledgeable about related rules and regulations. This includes comprehensive planning, zoning, subdivision, building permits 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, Short-Term Rental Review Board and Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board. The Department oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Assistant Planning Officer participates in strategic planning; managing complex and sensitive planning projects, research and analysis; monitoring compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations; and advising the Planning Officer on planning-related matters. This position also assists with managing staff and overall land development processes. 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. Furthermore the Assistant Planning Officer serves as Acting Planning Officer in their absence. Some evening meeting attendance and travel outside the County 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, Urban Design, City & Regional Planning, Public Policy or Public Administration and five years of planning experience, OR an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills stated herein. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.   Works with Planning Officer to develop and implement department’s work program.
2.   Supervises and manages administrative operations.
3.   Serves as a department contact for personnel matters.
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 Officer on 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, Short-Term Rental Review Board and Technical Advisory Committee.
10. Continually seeks improvements to the development review process and overall customer service experience, and instilling same in departmental employees.
11. Delegates appropriate work related tasks and assigns projects to professional staff.
12. Completes annual performance evaluations for review by the Planning Officer.
13. Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications.
14. Participates in budget preparation and administration, monitors and controls administrative expenditures.
15. Attends evening and weekend meetings as necessary
16. Serves as acting Planning Officer in his or her absence.
17. Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
1.   Ability to deliver outstanding customer service to the public, including in challenging circumstances.
2.   Able to anticipate and articulate current and future departmental and county policy, administrative and personnel needs.
3.   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.
4.   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.
5.   Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management.
6.   Must be innovative, detail-oriented, experienced in and able to consistently deliver professional grade product for highly visible complex and controversial projects.
7.   Capable of performing and managing multiple, high-priority assignments effectively and meeting deadlines.
8.   Strong interpersonal skills to consistently develop good working relationships with department staff, other agencies and the general public. Ability to engage with the general public, and organizational and community leaders as a county spokesperson on county planning matters.
9.   Ability to effectively investigate and resolve personnel and client complaints.
10. Understands principles and practices of an effectively provide supervision, training and personnel management.
11. Possess strong verbal, policy and mathematical analytical skills.
12. Able to consistently understand and communicate technical and legal concepts.
13. 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.

 

COLLECTION SYSTEM OPERATOR I
Talbot County Department of Public Works has a full-time opening for a Collection System Operator I.  Requirements: Minimum of one year of experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work, a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. Applicant may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation. Salary range starts at $33,282, plus full employee benefits.  Apply on-line at www.talbotcountymd.gov. For best consideration submit an application by November 20, 2020. You may also mail applications to:  Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 North Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601.
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Public Works provides service in management and administration of legislative programs; project management of the Capital Improvements Program; special project, and utility management; and roads program management.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Under general supervision of the Collection System Supervisor, the Collection System Operator performs a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled an skilled work in the maintenance and repairs of sewer service lines and equipment; learns and demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; perform other related duties as required. This is the entry level class with the Collection Operator series.  Positions in this classification perform less difficult and complex tasks and receive on-the-job training in the performance of more complex duties.  May receive direction from the Collection System Supervisor.  This class is flexibly staffed and may advance to a higher level class after gaining experience, obtaining required certifications and demonstrating proficiency which meets the qualifications for that classification. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Combination of training, education and experience which provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job:  One year experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work and a High School Diploma or equivalent.  Possession of a valid Maryland driver’s license; will except Maryland CDL but not required at the time of hire.  

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of sewer lines, manholes, related facilities and equipment, including smoke testing, TV work, packing and sealing and infiltration and performs a variety of complex and difficult projects; may assist in training entry level collection system maintenance personnel; provides assistance to other County departments and divisions, as required.  
2.  Inspects sewer collection lines for stoppages or damage; assists with and examines, maintains, cleans and unplugs lines with a variety of specialized equipment including hydro-cleaning, video and grouting vehicles; seals and grouts damaged lines as required, assists with or performs cleaning of collection lines.
3.  Test and monitor manholes for dangerous gases and uses proper safety precautions when entering underground areas; digs up and repairs damaged sections of pipe; cuts, installs, threads and assembles new pipe; operators a variety of equipment including vibrators, jackhammers, tampers, and cutters; repairs pressures hoses; maintains assigned equipment.
4.  Assist in the coordination contracted repair work; maintains records on work performed and inventories of needed supplies and materials; regularly inspects lift stations and may repair or replace valves or fittings; performs flow monitoring; may assist in the maintenance of records for locating District installed equipment, pipelines and related facilities.
5.  Responds to questions and inquiries from the public; sets up traffic safety devises at work sites; may respond to emergency repair calls.
6.  May back up traffic safety set-up and maintain various records, logs; locates and marks utilities in support of the marking and location program.
7.  Establishes positive working relationships with County management and staff, other agencies and the public.
8.  Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.   Knowledge of practices, techniques and materials used in the construction trade.
2.   Knowledge of tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair activities.
3.   Operation and use of a variety of light, medium and heavy equipment.
4.   Knowledge of utilities marking and locating procedures and practices.
5.   Knowledge of hazards and standard safety procedures.
6.   Ability to deal tactfully with the public and others in providing information, answering questions and providing customer service.
7.   Able to read, understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; follow oral and written directions, and accept constructive criticism.
8.   Able to meet the requirements to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment.
9.   Able to perform heavy manual labor.
10.  Prepare and maintain basic reports and records.
11.  Ability to operate a computer and a variety of basic work processing and software applications.
12.  Safely and effectively operate tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of sewer collection systems and related facilities.
13.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
14.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
15.  Able to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable and safe accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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.

 

 

DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
Talbot County is seeking a Director of Emergency Services.  This is a professional executive level position directing the operations of the Department of Emergency Services. The Director is responsible to and supervised by the County Manager.  The Director plans, programs and directs a comprehensive and integrated system of emergency services for Talbot County.  The Director oversees the divisions within the department, which include: Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management and Homeland Security, 9-1-1 Communications, and Technical Support Services and manages departmental budgets. The Director works in cooperation with other County departments and other counties throughout the state as well as with state and federal agencies such as Maryland Emergency Management Agency, the 9-1-1 Numbers Board, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Director serves as the Governors’ appointed Emergency Management Director for Talbot County and represents Talbot County on other regional and state boards, committees and commissions.  Minimum Qualifications:  4 year degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Criminal Justice or related fields, Masters Degree preferred.  Minimum of five years experience in supervision of a fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services or emergency management system.  A combination of education and experience sufficient to meet the requirements of the position will be considered.  Talbot County residency is preferred but not required.  For best consideration, submit an application by December 4, 2020.  Salary DOQ, plus full employee benefits.  You may submit your applications/resume/cover letter online at www.talbotcountymd.gov or mail to: 
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

RESPONSIBILITIES
•  Plans and oversees a comprehensive, integrated system of emergency services, including Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Emergency Management and Homeland Security, 9-1-1 Communications, and Technical Support Services.
•  Plans for and coordinates County emergency operations during major emergencies and declared state of emergency.
•  Oversees the Emergency Management/Homeland Security Program for the County.
•  Prepares and administers department’s annual operating budget and presents it to County Manager and County Council.
•  Responsible for all grant funding.
•  Maintains thorough familiarity with Federal Communications Commission regulations, federal and state EMS and emergency preparedness operating regulations/ procedures, EMS guidelines and applicable County ordinances and codes.
•  Develops and presents policy recommendations relating to emergency services to the County Manager and County Council.
•  Supervises and performs special projects.
•  Performs other duties and responsibilities periodically assigned by the County Manager.

REQUIRED SKILLS
•  Knowledge of the principles of effective organizational management and leadership. Skill in supervising the activities of subordinate staff.
•  Skill in decision-making and in expressing ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
•  Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with subordinates, public officials, media and the general public.
•  Ability to read, analyze and interpret highly detailed and complex documents.
•  Ability to write and edit detailed and complex reports, policies, procedures, memoranda and correspondence.
•  Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to diverse groups.
•  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
•  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of information in regulatory, procedural and technical form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
•  Thoroughly conversant with the English language.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Possession of a Class C Maryland Driver’s License or the ability to obtain such a license within one (1) month of appointment to position by the Talbot County Council.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Regularly required to operate a motor vehicle, stand, walk, stoop, climb or sit; reach and handle objects, tools or controls.  Occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.  Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
Accommodations may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an environmentally controlled work area. However, at times will respond to coordinate activities during emergency situations in field command posts.  This description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Director(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM COORDINATOR
Talbot County has a full-time opening for a candidate familiar with the tourism industry and economic development function.  Experience in professional office/operational management and working with small businesses.  Research and analysis experience, as well as ability to interact well with the public and a diverse group of stakeholders. Must be highly organized with excellent writing and communication skills.  Experience in developing marketing materials, business writing, website design/re-development and social media background.  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field; experience may be substituted in lieu of educational requirements. Two years minimum experience in office/operational management and staff supervision.  Salary DOQ, plus full employee benefits.  Apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov.  For best consideration submit an application by October 30, 2020 or mail applications to: 
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
11 North 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Implement effective public relations, marketing and promotional plans to grow County Economic Development and Tourism efforts.
2.  Support Economic Development and Tourism Director in developing marketing/attraction materials for Economic Development and Tourism initiatives. Implement website re-development, plan and coordinate logistics of owned, earned & bought media presence.
3.  Coordinate with state and neighboring Economic Development and Tourism offices to implement cooperative ventures at the direction of the Economic Development and Tourism Director.
4.  Research, write and obtain grants for projects that support economic development and tourism initiatives.
5.  Become familiar with state, county and local economic development financial incentives and resources to assist the Director in leveraging and amplifying the capabilities of Economic Development Office.
6.  Participate in community meetings and assist Director where necessary in execution of confidential Economic Development projects as assigned. Coordinate services, activities and projects for Talbot County Economic Development related to County investment in expansion and growth of the business community.
7.  Become familiar with state and local tourism industry trends and programs; execute destination marketing initiatives and deliver marketing materials to visitors through a variety of outlets, giving focused attention to the five stages of travel.
8.  Manage marketing calendar to ensure proper attention is given to seasonal/appropriate media buys.
9.  Manage professional office, including supervision of administrative and social media staff.

 

EMT-B/DRIVER - Talbot County Emergency Services, EMS Division
Full-time position.  Requirements: MD certified EMT-B, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  Compensation: Salary approximately $32,629 which includes base salary, holiday compensation and scheduled overtime and excellent benefit package. Submit resume and cover letter 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.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Emergency Medical Services provides pre-hospital medical care to critically ill or injured patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
This is a skilled and responsible work as a Maryland Certified EMT-B.  A self-motivated responsible person with administrative duties.  Under some supervision, carries out duties without detailed instructions but within specific limits and reports to Paramedic shift leaders.  Performance will be evaluated periodically based on previously agreed upon goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Perform necessary medical care on sick, injured and convalescent persons.  This shall be done at the site of the emergency, en route to the hospital or other destination as prescribed by medical protocol, medical consultation or by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) Quality Assurance. 
2.  Stabilize the condition of patients at the EMS-B level of EMS care.
3.  Assist in the extrication of victims from wreckage and entrapment.
4.  Perform emergency medical first aid examinations and assessments.
5.  Perform basic life support treatment such as bandaging wounds, control bleeding, spinal immobilization, insertion of oral and nasal airways, suctioning, application of MAST and other skills. 
6.  Be extremely familiar with Maryland Protocols and how they relate to the above skills. 
7.  Complete and file all pertinent state, county, local and hospital reports and related documents. 
8.  Recommend procedural changes when needed based on field experience and qualifications.
9.  Test and evaluate new equipment and make recommendations based on equipment performance. 
10. Participate in specialized and continuing education classes.
11. Establish rehabilitation at incidents.
12. Assist fire companies with medical support. 
13. Must be able to operate emergency vehicles in accordance with County driving procedures and DES/EMS Operations Manual SOPs.
14. Quickly and accurately utilizes maps and obtains information pertinent to the emergency response. 
15. Assumes the responsibility for the maintenance of medical equipment, office and living quarters while on duty. 
16. Performs quality assurance reviews of career and part-time peer EMT-Bs and may assist in quality assurance review of BLS providers as requested by the Medical Director. 
17. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Ability to perform physically exhausting tasks associated with the position.
2.  Must have excellent moral character.
3.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other health care providers, supervisors, patients and the general public.
4.  Must be able to apply the principles of logical thinking to a wide range of practical problems.
5.  Must have the ability to use sound judgment while quickly and logically analyzing problems, often under emotional stress.
6.  Ability to deal with people and situations in a sensitive manner that reflects the rights of others.
7.  Must have considerable knowledge of the Maryland Medical Protocols.
8.  Should have the ability to operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
9.  If the patient being transported is a Priority 3 patient, the EVO/EMT-B will perform patient care as the provider.  If the EVO is at the ALS provider level, they will be expected to perform ALS skills under the Paramedic job description.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1.  Must have regular use of the hands to manipulate and feel objects and equipment, to reach, pull/push, to talk and hear.
2.  Frequently required to sit, climb, stoop, run, kneel and walk while carrying weight.
3.  Occasionally, jumping from 1 – 2 feet, crawling and smelling are required.
4.  Frequent lifting and/or moving objects in excess of 100 pounds is required.
5.  Must have good close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and must be able to adjust focus.  Vision can be corrected with contact lenses/eye glasses.
6.  Must not suffer from claustrophobia.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those one encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job an employee is:
1.  Frequently exposed to risk of infection.
2.  Sometimes working near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places, in outside weather conditions.
3.  Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock and vibration.
4.  Sometimes exposed to moderate or loud noise levels such as sirens, air and gasoline powered equipment and helicopter engine noise.
 
REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
1.  Valid Driver’s License with no more than 3 current points
2.  Maryland Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
3.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
4.  Basic Trauma Life Support is strongly recommended

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – TALBOT FAMILY NETWORK (LOCAL MANAGEMENT BOARD)
Talbot County is seeking an Executive Director of Talbot Family Network (the Local Management Board).  This is a consulting services role funded by the State, with a potential for annual renewal, and would begin in mid-December 2020.  The mission of the Talbot Family Network is to identify and develop support systems for a healthy, safe, caring and equitable community for all Talbot County children and families. Responsibilities include: planning and coordinating services for children, youth and families; community engagement; budget management; grant writing; research and data collection; and board management.

REQUIREMENTS
Proficiency with various computer programs to include Microsoft Word, Excel, the Internet, Outlook, Google Drive and statistical, results tracking, and case management programs.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Management or Human Services field with minimum 2 years’ experience, Master’s degree preferred.  The ideal candidate is independently motivated, organized, effective at building partnerships with diverse groups and organizations, and equity-minded. Compensation commensurate with education and experience.
For best consideration, submit resume and letter of interest by Thursday, November 12, 2020 by email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov or mail:
Talbot County Government
Administrative Services
Courthouse – South Wing
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

 

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 $30,901 DOQ. Full benefit package. For best consideration please go to Employment Applications on our website and fill out the on-line application.  You may also submit your resume with cover letter to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Roads Department responds to all aspects of programmed and routine maintenance, in all weather conditions, as well as emergency operations for approximately 370 miles of County-owned roads and right-of-way areas. 

POSITION OVERVIEW
All work is to be directed by the Superintendent of the Talbot County Roads Department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of high school equivalence and two years full–time experience or its equivalent in the operation of dump trucks (26,001 G.V.W or greater) and/or construction equipment or commercial road maintenance equipment.  At least one of these types of equipment must have included a vehicle equipped with a pedal-operated clutch and four-speed manual-selection transmission.  Applicant must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.   Exercises judgment for the safe operation of all types of automotive and truck equipment assigned.
2.   Maintains the appearance of equipment by removing road soils, cleaning windshields, washing and steaming equipment.
3.   Under the direction of Roads Department Shop Personnel, changes oil, greases, lubricates, services oil and air filters, changes tires, checks oil levels in engines and gear cases, checks coolant levels in radiators, and replaces fuses and lamps.
4.   May assist Roads Department Shop Personnel in the performance of more difficult maintenance functions.
5.   Assists with the Roads Department’s annual resurfacing program.
6.   Performs snow/ice removal, as necessary.
7.   May assist in the erection and maintenance of road signs.
8.   May flag traffic as necessary.
9.   Uses a variety of hand and power tools such as sledges, hammers, wrenches, brooms, shovels, picks, hand tamps, chain saws, drills, sprayers, post hold diggers, etc., and maintains such equipment.
10. Cleans buildings, shop areas and grounds, as needed.
11. Performs other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.   Ability to operate heavy trucks or appropriate construction and maintenance equipment (i.e.:  backhoe, front-end loader, tractor mower, A-boom mower, wood chipper, tractor broom, tractor with ditching attachment, belt loader, pneumatic tire and steel wheeled rollers, asphalt paver, bucket truck, etc.) to maintain County owned roads, bridges and right-of-way areas.
2.   Ability to operate a variety of construction equipment and dump trucks with a GVW or 26,001 lbs. or greater.
3.   Working knowledge of the operation of automotive equipment used in the maintenance and construction of highways and of the care and routine maintenance of trucks, gasoline engines and diesel engines.
4.   Knowledge of the traffic regulations of the State of Maryland for operation and commercial and non-commercial vehicles.  Knowledge of the safe operation of various types of automotive construction equipment.
5.   Ability to maintain the appearance of an assigned piece of equipment and to perform minor maintenance functions such as: changing oil, lubricating, servicing oil and filters, changing tires, checking oil levels in engines and gear cases, replacing fuses and lamps, and other functions under the supervision of Roads Department Shop Personnel.
6.   Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
7.   Ability to perform, under supervision, other related roadway and bridge maintenance functions.
8.   Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.
9.   Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.
10. Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

 

OFFICE MANAGER
Talbot County is seeking an Officer Manager for the Department of Corrections.  This position coordinates the administrative affairs of the Department including accounting and fiscal activities, procurement and logistic support, recordkeeping and the supervision of administrative support personnel.  Minimum qualifications: Associates Degree and five years’ experience as a legal secretary, executive secretary or in another responsible administrative-support position.  Any combination of education and experience sufficient to accomplish requirements of the position will be considered.  Must be skilled in office technology including word processing, document preparation, and Excel spreadsheets.  Excellent verbal and written skills are required.  Must have a high degree of competence, secretarial, basic bookkeeping and customer service skills and the ability to operate with considerable independence.  Extensive interaction with the public is required. Supervisory experience is preferred.  Please submit an on-line application by November 13, 2020 or mail to: Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 N. 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/Vet/Disabled.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
Personnel of the Talbot County Department of Corrections are responsible for ensuring the public’s safety by providing for the safe, secure, humane and constitutional incarceration of those inmates and arrestees lawfully committed to the Talbot County Detention Center.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Incumbent serves as Administrative Assistant to the Director. Maintains calendars, schedules appointments and ensures awareness of same.  Establishes and maintains file to ensure routine and occasional obligations and requirements are met. Assists the Director with the preparation and administration of the annual operating budget.
2.   Supervises and evaluates the performance of administrative support personnel to ensure Departmental needs are met.
3.  Prepares billing(s) and/or invoices for services rendered to State, Local or Federal inmates, as needed.
4.  Serves as Department’s purchasing agent to ensure compliance with County procurement regulation(s).  Obtains quotes and bids for prospective purchases, prepares purchase orders and ensures invoices for goods and services received are prepared and submitted for payment in a timely manner.  Manages departmental credit cards and petty cash fund.
5.  Receives, screens and prepares inmate mail for distribution.
6.  Ensure accuracy of payroll submissions and employee leave calculations.
7.  Receives and prepares inmate funds for deposit to individual inmate accounts, the county and to the bank, as necessary. Reconciles commercial bank account monthly. Issues checks to inmates leaving custody. Interfaces with certain vendors for inmate phone service and commissary; ensures commissions are properly accounted for and deposited to the inmate welfare fund.
8.  Serves as primary contact for the Department with other law enforcement and corrections agencies, other county departments, the Courts and various other governmental and private offices and agencies, as required. 
9.  Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Possess the ability to establish and maintain effective and cordial working relationships with various colleagues, officials and employees of public and private organizations.
2.  Possess and employ above average communications skills; oral and written.
3.  Have the ability to compile and process data and to prepare reports accordingly.
4.  Able to establish priorities and manage information of a highly confidential nature.
5.  Possess the ability to produce work in final form that is neat and free from error from draft to final form at a rate of no less than 45 wpm and be able to proofread and arrange documents for signature and/or presentation to County officials.
6.  Have the ability to make decisions using good judgment when several alternative courses of action are available in emergency and non-emergency situations.
7.  Be able to effectively multi-task in fast paced and hectic environment.

 

PARAMEDIC - Talbot County Emergency Services, EMS Division
Full-time position. Requirements: National Registry and Maryland Paramedic license, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  Compensation: Starting salary approximately $42,255 which includes base salary, holiday compensation, and scheduled overtime.  Submit resume and cover letter by November 20, 2020 to: Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 N. Washington St., Easton, MD 21601 or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov.  Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer-M\F\Vets\Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Emergency Medical Services provides pre-hospital medical care to critically ill or injured patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
This is a skilled technical and responsible work as a Nationally Registered and Maryland Certified Paramedic or Maryland Certified Cardiac Rescue Technician with five years of active experience.  A self-motivated, responsible person with administrative duties.  Under some supervision, carries out duties without detailed instructions, but within specific limits and reports periodically based on previously agreed upon goals.  Cardiac Rescue Technicians working as a Paramedic will have one year from date of hire to be a Nationally Registered and Maryland Certified Paramedic.

RESPONSIBILITES
1.  Perform necessary medical care on sick, injured and convalescent persons.  This shall be done at the site of the emergency, en route to the hospital or other destination as prescribed by medical protocol, medical consultation or by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance.
2.  Stabilize the condition at the highest level of EMS care available in the State of Maryland.
3.  Assist in the extrication of victims from wreckage and entrapment.
4.  Perform triage and/or assign and take medical command at major incidents.
5.  Supervise and/or perform emergency medical first aid examinations and assessments.
6.  Supervise and/or perform Basic Life Support treatment such as bandage wounds, controls bleeding, spinal immobilization, recognize and treat life threatening arrhythmias, insertion of intravenous and intraosseous lines, intubation, administration of a variety of medications, insertion or oral and nasal airways, needle decompression, suctioning, application of MAST and other skills.
7.  Be extremely familiar with Maryland Protocols and how they relate to the above skills.
8.  Complete and file all pertinent state, county, local and hospital reports and related documents.
9.  Recommend procedural changes when needed based on field experience and qualifications.
10. Test and evaluate new education classes. 
11. Establish and supervise rehabilitation at incidents.
12. Assist fire companies with medical support.
13. Must be able to operate emergency vehicles in accordance with County driving procedures and EMS SOPs.
14. Quickly and accurately utilizes maps and obtains information pertinent to the emergency response. 
15. Assumes the responsibility for the constant readiness of emergency vehicles while on duty.
16. Performs quality assurance reviews of career and part-time peer paramedics and CRTs and may assist in quality assurance review of EMS providers as requested by the Medical Director. 
17. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Ability to perform exertional tasks associated with the position.
2.  Must have excellent moral character.
3.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other health care providers, supervisors, patients and the general public.
4.  Must be able to apply the principles of logical thinking to a wide range of practical problems.
5.  Must have the ability to use sound judgment while quickly and logically analyzing problems, often under emotional stress.
6.  Ability to deal with people and situations in a sensitive manner that reflects the rights of others.
7.  Must have considerable knowledge of the EMS principles, practices and techniques. 
8.  Must have a strong working knowledge of Maryland Medical Protocols.  Should have the ability to operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
9.  Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1.  Regular use of the hands, manipulate and feel objects and equipment, to reach, pull/push, to talk and hear.
2.  Frequently required to sit, climb, stoop, run, kneel and walk while carrying weight.
3.  Occasionally, jumping from 1 – 2 feet, crawling and smelling are required.
4.  Frequent lifting and/or moving objects in excess of 100 pounds is required.
5.  Must have good close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and must be able to adjust focus.  Vision can be corrected with contact lenses/eye glasses.
6.  Must not suffer from claustrophobia.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job an employee is:
1.  Frequently exposed to risk of infection.
2.  Sometimes working near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places, in outside weather conditions.
3.  Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock and vibration.
4.  Sometimes exposed to moderate or loud noise levels such as sirens, air and gasoline powered equipment and helicopter engine noise.

REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
1.  Valid Driver’s License with no more than 3 current points
2.  Nationally Registered and Maryland Certified Paramedic or Maryland CRT
3.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support
4.  Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support
5.  Basic trauma Life Support
6.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
7.  Clinical Field Instructor strongly recommended

 

SENIOR ENGINEER
Talbot County is seeking a Senior Engineer for the Department of Public Works.  Applicants must have an architectural or engineering degree from an accredited university or college and five years’ experience in civil works, engineering, project design, construction management, building systems, contract administration, facility/commercial property maintenance.  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 office and may require physical inspection of construction sites with some field related work.  Valid MD driver’s license required. Excellent benefits.  For best consideration submit cover letter, resume and references to:
Employment Applications
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

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

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Public Works provides service in management and administration of legislative programs; project management of the Capital Improvements program; special projects, solid waste and utility management; and roads program management. 

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Senior Engineer manages various capital projects associated with wastewater systems, roads, bridges, drainage, special projects and grant management.  This position also requires an understanding of local, state and federal laws associated with permits and funding.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Completion of an Engineering Bachelor’s Degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in civil, environmental, sanitary, hydraulic or structural, a minimum five years of engineering experience, and either a Registered Professional Engineer or Land Surveyor in the State of Maryland, OR: any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience which provides the skills cited below and either a Registered Professional Engineer or Land Surveyor in the State of Maryland:

RESONSIBILITIES
1.  Performs drafting and surveying requirements of the department.
2.  Act as project manager for Capital Improvement Program.
3.  Secures grant funding and prepares Capital Improvement Programs requests.
4.  Completes design activities, engineering computation and engineering cost estimates for various assigned projects.
5.  Inspects construction of Capital Improvement Program projects for compliance with contract documents.
6.  Coordinates various legislated programs charged to Public Works.
7.  Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and instruments used in drafting technical plans, surveying, engineering design and construction management.
2.  Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to the preparation of plans, specifications and designs.
3.  Ability to make engineering field surveys in order to secure complete and accurate data.
4.  Skilled in drafting accurate drawings from notes, survey data and rough sketches.
5.  Ability to prepare technical forms, reports, change notices and other correspondence.
6.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, officials and the general public.
7.  Thorough command of the English language and proficient communication and writing skills.
8.  Capable of driving a motor vehicle and possession of a valid, current driver’s license.
9.  Ability to operate a personal computer for word processing and spreadsheet applications to complete daily tasks.
10. Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

 

 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.  

 

PER DIEM

BAILIFF
The Circuit Court for Talbot County is seeking applications for the position of interim Bailiff assisting Judge and Magistrate in preparing the bench for daily cases, oversees jury panel, responsible for assuring jurors are undisturbed at all times, with occasional evening hours. Graduation from an accredited high school.  This is a per diem paid position. Please submit an online application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or send resumes to:
Honorable Stephen H. Kehoe
Talbot County Circuit Court
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

    

SEASONAL POSITIONS  

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKERS
Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course is accepting applications for seasonal grounds maintenance workers.  Flexible schedules. Must pass a substance abuse test and background check.   Salary starts at $11.50 per hour.  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 Administrative Services
11 North Washington St.
Easton, MD  21601
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

 

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