Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

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.

 

TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR 1
Talbot County Department of Public Works has a full-time opening for Treatment Plant Operator.  Applicants should have a minimum of 1 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 $32,000, plus full employee benefits.  Apply online at www.talbotcountymd.gov. This position will be open until filled with the first review of applications on November 22, 2019. 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Under general supervision, the Treatment Plant Operator I performs a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled and skilled work in the operations and maintenance for the Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants, and relative pump stations/distribution systems; learns and demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; performs other related duties as required.  This is the entry level class within the Treatment Plant 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 Treatment Plant Lead Operator.  This class is flexibly staffed, and may advance to the higher level class after gaining experience, obtaining required certifications and demonstrating proficiency which meets the qualifications for that classification. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
One year of experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work and a High School Diploma or equivalent.  Possession of valid driver’s license; will accept Maryland CDL but not required at time of hire.  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation and management of Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants, collection system lines, manholes, water distribution lines and related facilities and equipment; performs required analytical testing and performs accurate and truthful data logging as required; may assist in training entry level personnel; provides assistance to other County departments and divisions, as required.
2.  Inspects all equipment for proper operation and records pertinent information such as equipment maintenance activities, run times, general observations as to performance of all equipment.
3.  Makes independent decisions regarding adjustments to plant equipment based on careful evaluation of cause and effect of said adjustments.
4.  Assist in the coordination contracted repair work; maintains records on work performed and inventories of needed supplies and materials; regularly inspects all aspects of the Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants assigned.
5.  Responds to questions and inquiries from the public; may respond to emergency repair calls.
6.  Establishes positive working relationships with County Sanitary District management and staff, other agencies and the public.
7.  Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Practices, techniques and materials used in the Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment industry.
2.  Tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair activities.
3.  Operation and use of a variety of light, medium and heavy equipment.
4.  Utilities marking and locating procedures and practices.
5.  Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures.
6.  Deal tactfully with the public and others in providing information, answering questions and providing customer service.
7.  Read, understand, and follow posted work rules and procedures; follow oral and written directions; and accept constructive criticism.
8.  Meet the requirements to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment.
9.  Perform heavy manual labor.
10. Prepare and maintain basic reports and records.
11. Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word and data entry.
12. Safely and effectively operate tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants, sewer collection and water distribution systems and related facilities.
13. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
14. Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Must climb ladders and work at heights.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Additionally, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.

 

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.

 

HOUSING COORDINATOR
This part-time position is responsible for the development, management & administration of County-wide housing policies, programs, & projects. Provides administrative & technical support to the County & its citizens regarding development & implementation of housing initiatives. Responsibilities include advocating for & assisting Talbot County citizens with access to applicable housing services & grant opportunities; preparing grant applications/reports & coordination with Federal, State & local housing programs, funding resources & assisting the public as needed with housing program applications. Position works closely with MD Dept of Housing Community Development (DHCD); training will be provided on grant opportunities offered by DHCD applications. Also, acts as a liaison for state & local housing boards, commissions & committees to achieve County housing goals & priorities, to include Council appointed commissions or committees such as the Talbot County’s Affordable & Workforce Housing Commission. Approx. 20hrs/wk, some evening meeting attendance may be necessary.  Must have a minimum of 2yrs relevant professional experience. Full job description & application requirements available at www.talbotcountymd.gov. This position will be open until filled with the first review of applications on  November 18, 2019.  Apply online or by mail to Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 N. Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601. Include resume, cover letter, & a minimum of 3 professional references. Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Vets/Disabled.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Housing Coordinator is responsible for the development, management and administration of County-wide housing policies, programs and projects, including serving as citizen liaison and County contact for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and applicable local and state housing boards, commissions and committees

POSITION DESCRIPTION
This part-time position provides administrative and technical support to the County regarding the development and implementation of housing initiatives. This includes advocating for and assisting Talbot County citizens with access to applicable housing services and grant opportunities. Primary responsibilities also include preparing grant applications, reports and coordination with Federal, State and local housing programs and commissions, funding resources and assisting the public as needed with housing program applications. Position works closely with Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and training will be provided on grant opportunities offered by DHCD.  Must have a valid driver’s license. This position provides significant flexibility to the successful applicant regarding work hours and overall schedule.  Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary in the performance of duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A minimum of two years relevant professional experience desirable.  Knowledge of housing programs, construction, building codes or livability requirements preferred.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience in housing, planning or grant administration may be substituted in lieu of the above qualifications.

RESPONSIBILITES
1.  Assist with the implementation of County housing programs, policies and strategies.
2.  Determines the applicability of all Federal and State housing programs to Talbot County.  Position works closely with Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and training will be provided on grant opportunities offered by DHCD. 
3.  Provides information and assistance to the public on applicable federal, state and local housing programs and services.  This includes explaining, interpreting and applying for housing programs and grant resources.
4.  Prepares grant applications for Federal and State funding and acts as local administrator for loan and grant program funds received.
5.  Acts as a liaison for state and local housing boards, commissions and committees to achieve County housing goals and priorities, to include Council appointed commissions or committees such as the Talbot County’s Affordable and Workforce Housing Commission.
6.  Reviews and recommends periodic updates to the County Minimum Livability Code.
7.  Provides assistance in the implementation of the County Minimum Livability Code.
8.  Provides monthly reports on all activities to the direct Supervisor and County Manager.
9.  Provides educational materials explaining available housing programs, client qualifications and processing requirements.
10. Conducts research and prepares reports on assigned tasks.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Knowledge of housing programs and resources in the County and coordination with local agencies to assist citizens.
2.  Ability to research and analyze information and present the results in oral, written and/or graphic form.
3.  Ability to ascertain the needs and available resources of persons seeking assistance. This includes explaining, interpreting and applying for housing programs and grant resources.
4.  Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports.
5.  Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively.
6.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and community groups. Ability to develop supportive and educational partnerships with general public. 
7.  Ability to give instructions and carry out directions.
8.  Ability to prepare applications for Federal and State grants.

 

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

Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher

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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