Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

COLLECTION SYSTEM OPERATOR I (wastewater)
Talbot County, Maryland has an immediate full-time opening for Collection System Operator I. Applicants should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work and a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid Maryland driver’s license. Applicant may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation at County’s discretion. Compenstion package includes: salary $32,306 plus full employee benefits.

For best consideration please submit resume, letter of interest and professional references by July 2, 2017 to:
Administrative Services
Talbot County
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

DEFINITION
Under general supervision of the Collection System Supervisor, the Collection System Operator performs a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled and 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; performs other related duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Collection System Operator I
This is the entry level class within 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.  Incumbents may receive direction from a Collection System Operator II.  This class is flexibly staffed, and incumbents may advance to the higher level class after gaining experience, obtaining required certifications and demonstrating proficiency which meets the qualifications for that classification.

Collection System Operator II
This is the journey level class within the Collection System Operator series.  Incumbents will perform a variety of maintenance and repair duties on sewer service lines and related facilities, and are expected to operate specialized pipeline maintenance equipment.  Incumbents may provide training to the Collection System Operator I classification.  This classification is distinguished from the next lower classification of Collection System Operator I by the level of responsibility, and the difficulty and complexity of assigned duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (vary depending upon the level of assignments and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following):
• Performs 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.
• 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.
• 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; operates a variety of equipment including forklifts; vibrators, jackhammers, tampers, and cutters; repairs pressure hoses; maintains assigned equipment.
• 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.
• Responds to questions and inquiries from the public; sets up traffic safety devices at work sites; may respond to emergency repair calls.
• May back up traffic safety set up, and maintain various records, logs, locates and marks utilities in support of the marking and location program.
• Establishes positive working relationships with County management and staff, other agencies and the public.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Collection System Operator I
Elementary Knowledge of:
• Practices, techniques and materials used in the construction trade.
• Tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair activities.
• Operation and use of a variety of light, medium and heavy equipment.
• Utilities marking and locating procedures and practices.
• Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures.

Ability to:
• Deal tactfully with the public and others in providing information, answering questions and providing customer service.
• Read, understand, and follow posted work rules and procedures; follow oral and written directions; and accept constructive criticism.
• Meet the requirements to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment.
• Perform heavy manual labor.
• Prepare and maintain basic reports and records.
• Operate a computer, and a variety of basic word processing and software applications.
• Safely and effectively operate tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of sewer collection systems and related facilities.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Collection System Operator II
Working Knowledge of:
• All of the above plus perform plus practices, techniques, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of sewage collection systems.
• Confined space entry procedures, and related safety equipment.
• Regulatory requirements of local, State, and federal agencies regarding the O&M of collection and distribution systems, as well as familiarity with wastewater/water treatment plants and relative regulation(s).

Ability to:
• All of the above plus provide training to entry level personnel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Collection System Operator I
• One year of experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work and a High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Possession of valid Maryland driver’s license; may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation at County’s discretion. 

Collection System Operator II
• Two years of increasingly responsible experience in pipeline construction and maintenance, and a High School Diploma or equivalent; certification, as applicable, at a level for wastewater collection system or treatment plant operator from the Maryland Board of Waste and Waterworks Certification; and a High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Possession of valid Maryland driver’s license; may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation at County’s discretion. 

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 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 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Incumbents 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.

 
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.

 

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES 
accepts applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:
 
EMT-B/Driver
Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher
 
Please 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.
 
 

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.

 

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 $26,006 – $28,818, DOQ. Full benefit package.

For best consideration submit resume or application by June 19, 2017 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.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

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 rights-of-way.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence and two years of 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 a four-speed manual-selection transmission.  Applicant must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK (examples are illustrative only)
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 rights-of-way.
2. Exercises judgment for the safe operation of all types of automotive and truck equipment assigned.
3. Maintains the appearance of equipment by removing road soils, cleaning windshields, washing and steaming equipment.
4. 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.
5. May assist Roads Department Shop Personnel in the performance of more difficult maintenance functions.
6. Assists with the Roads Department’s annual resurfacing program.
7. Performs snow/ice removal as necessary.
8. May assist in the erection and maintenance of road signs.
9. May flag traffic as necessary.
10. Uses a variety of hand and power tools such as sledges, hammers, wrenches, brooms, shovels, picks, hand tamps, chain saws, drills, sprayers, post hole diggers, etc., and maintains such equipment.
11. Cleans buildings, shop areas, and grounds as needed.
12. Performs other necessary duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Ability to operate a variety of construction equipment and dump trucks with a GVW of 26,001 lbs. or greater.
2. 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.
3. Knowledge of the traffic regulations of the State of Maryland for operation commercial and non-commercial vehicles.  Knowledge of the safe operation of various types of automotive construction equipment.
4. 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.
5. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
6. Ability to perform, under supervision, other related roadway and bridge maintenance functions.
7. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.
8. Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.

 

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: Salary approximately $45,000 which includes base salary, holiday compensation, and scheduled overtime.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by May 15, 2017 to:
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.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

ASSISTANT TOURISM COORDINATOR 
TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM 
Has an immediate part-time opening for an energetic individual who has excellent computer, verbal and written skills and the ability to use MS Office. Marketing/social-media management skills are a plus. Saturday hours may be required. 20 hours a week, $15.00 per hour. 
 
For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by May 30, 2017 to:
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:
   Pro Shop Clerk
   Golf Starter
   Cart Person must be 16 years old. 

Salary $9.25 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

 

CAFÉ COUNTER CLERK

Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course
Must be 21 years old and able to work a rotating schedule.  Salary $9.25 per hour plus tips.  

Apply or send resume to:
Hog Neck Golf Course
10142 Old Cordova Road
Easton, MD 21601

Applicant must pass a drug screening test and background check.

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 $9.25 and up 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.

 

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES 
accepts applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:
 
EMT-B/Driver
Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher
 
Please 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.

 

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION
Part-Time Positions available:

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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