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.

 

PLANNER II
Talbot County is seeking a full-time Planner II for the Office of Planning and Zoning.  The Planner II is a primary point of contact for assistance to the public and intake of applications.  Provides technical assistance to applicants, agents, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, County staff and other organizations. 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.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in community planning or related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.  Extensive public interaction is required; 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.  Required to drive county vehicle within and outside the County.  Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary.   The deadline is September 27, 2019. Starting salary $38,589 and to include full benefits.  Apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or by 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.

DEPARTMENT 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 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
This position provides a primary point of contact for assistance to the public and the intake of applications.  This position also provides technical assistance to applicants, 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 also provides project management for the Technical Advisory Committee.  Secondary responsibilities include assistance with 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 herein. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Provides assistance to applicants and the general public with questions about the County comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, forest conservation, floodplain ordinance and other planning information associated with the department.  Explains to the general public code applicability, land use and property location requirements.
2.  Reviews land development applications for completeness and accuracy with submittal requirements.
3.  Manages and reviews land development applications including subdivisions, site plans, variances and special exceptions.  Determines project consistency with County, State and Federal ordinances and regulations.
4.  Reviews licensure applications and inspection programs, including but not limited to, short-term rentals, bed and breakfast, produce stands and roadside vendors.
5.  Administers provisions of the local Critical Area Program including planting plans. Coordinates with and prepares reports and annual grant request for the state Critical Area Commission.
6.  Responsible for updating and administering the local Forest Conservation Program
7.  Participates as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee development review team. Responds to and oversees handling standard inquiries from other agencies, governments, etc.
8.  Writes and presents formal staff reports for land development applications to be presented to the Planning Commission, Board of Appeals and Short-Term Rental Review Board. Prepares graphic displays and mapping of planning related projects as necessary
9.  Reviews temporary use permits and Requests to Planning Officer.
10. Draft and execute environmental easements and agreements that result from development activities.
11. Performs field inspections as necessary to verify compliance with County regulations and planning-related citizen complaints.
12. Assists with the review, drafting and implementation of code and comprehensive plan updates.
13. Assists in public meeting coordination and facilitation related to specific projects including master plans and corridor plans.
14. Assists as necessary and perform certain duties when the normally responsible staff member is unavailable.
15. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Increasingly specialized knowledge of the principles and practices of comprehensive land use planning and practices.
2.  Knowledge of zoning, subdivision and other planning implementation techniques.
3.  Knowledge of principles, methodology, practices of research and data collection.
4.  Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare concise cogent reports utilizing effective writing techniques.
5.  Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
6.  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.
7.  Ability to research and analyze planning information and present the results clearly in oral, written and/or graphic form.
8.  Oral communication and interpersonal skills to present research findings to various boards and committees.
9.  Ability to work cooperatively and productively with County and other agency staff as well as the public.
10. Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

PREFERRED SKILLS
1.  Creative problem-solving and facilitation skills to solve less well-defined planning problems.
2.  Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs which may include Microsoft Office, Internet applications and GIS.

 

STAFF ASSISTANT
Talbot County is seeking a full-time Staff Assistant for the Office of Planning and Zoning.  Must be highly organized and have thorough knowledge of office procedures and equipment.  This position provides front office administrative services to walk-in and phone clients, County Planning Commission, County staff and other organizations.  Must be able to understand and explain legal documents, codes and inquiries; able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; skilled in working with and meeting the needs of the public. Proficient with spreadsheets, data base software and Microsoft Office.  Requirements:  High School graduate supplemented by courses in office procedures and equipment, typing, word processing and administrative skills or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.  Required to drive county vehicle within and outside the County.  Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary. The deadline is September 27, 2019. Starting salary $26,266 and to include full benefits.  Apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or by 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.

DEPARTMENT 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, 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
This position provides front office administrative services to the office’s walk-in and phone clients, the County Planning Commission, Short-Term Rental Review Board, County staff and other organizations. 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 and equipment, typing, word processing and other relevant administrative skills, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Be proficient in or have the ability to become proficient with spreadsheet and data base software.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Performs administrative duties including typing reports, correspondence, permits, etc., word processing, filing, copying, mailing duties, answering and screening phones calls, coordinating meetings, answering general ordinance questions, and general customer service.
2.  Coordinates submission of land development applications including: pre-applications, subdivisions, site plans, temporary use permits, license applications, and Requests to Planning Officer. Ensures that all applications are entered into MUNIS. Notifies applicant and their representatives of any application deficiencies.
3.  Coordinates proper public notice requirements for public meetings and hearings including publication of agendas, property postings and mailings to adjacent and neighboring property owners.
4.  Coordinates and schedules Pre-Application Meetings (PRAP), Planning Commission (PC) meetings, Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meetings and Compliance Review Meetings (CRM). Prepares and distributes agendas, notices and comments from federal, state, County, and private reviewers pertaining to development projects. Prepares and distributes PRAP, PC, TAC and CRM meeting packets to commission members; County staff, state and federal agencies and other individuals as appropriate.
5.  Serves as clerk to the Planning Commission: attends and records PC meetings, drafts meeting minutes and finalizes minutes after PC review and approval. Responsible for maintaining permanent electronic and hard copy minute book.
6.  Sends and provides copies of decisions, comments and notice to proceed letters for distribution.
7.  Facilitate plats and site plans for review and final disposition including circulation for final signature and recordation. Review these plans for the presence of necessary review signatures and land records references.
8.  Oversees Public Information Act requests, coordinates response with staff and provides information to the public, Office of Law and other agencies as requested.
9.  Maintains electronic and hard-copy property-based files of planning, zoning and building activity by tax map and parcel identifier.
10. Collects application fees, issues receipts and maintains permanent transaction records. Prepares and processes such receipts, invoices and reimbursements for submission to the Finance Department.
11. Tracks office supply inventory, maintains a vendor file and orders supplies. 
12. Coordinates the copy machine contract and supplies. Processes repair work orders. Generates monthly reports for finance.
13. Assist as necessary and performs duties of Board of Appeals Administrative Assistant when staff member normally responsible is unavailable.
14. Prepares files and electronic project logs for new subdivisions, revision plats, site plan, text and map amendments. Updates them as required.
15. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and math.
2.  Thorough knowledge of office procedures and equipment, answering multiple phone lines, filing and using different types of office equipment, organizational skills.
3.  Ability to read, understand and explain legal documents, codes, rules and regulations.
4.  Ability to operate word processing and basic computer equipment, proficient with Microsoft Word, and either proficient with or have the ability to become proficient with Microsoft’s Access, Excel, and Outlook.
5.  Ability to gain a working knowledge of MUNIS and any other required software.
6.  Ability to read, understand and explain legal documents, codes, rules and regulations.
7.  Ability to consistently and accurately maintain files and permanent records consistent with office procedures for such documentation.
8.  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.
9.  Ability to express concepts effectively, both orally and in writing.
10. Very good proofreading skills.
11. Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
12. Able to accurately and consistently read and apply all rules and regulations.

 

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.

 

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS

HOUSING COORDINATOR–TALBOT COUNTY
Part-time position responsible for the development, management and administration of County-wide housing policies, programs and projects.  Provides administrative and technical support to the County and its citizens regarding development and implementation of housing initiatives.  Responsibilities include preparing grant applications, reports and coordination with Federal, State and local housing programs, funding resources and assisting the public with housing program applications.  Approximately 20 hours per week.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in community planning or related field.  A minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience.  Knowledge of construction, building codes or livability requirements preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required to drive county vehicle within and outside the County.  Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary. The deadline is September 27, 2019. Salary $19.23 per hour.  Apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or by 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.

DEPARTMENT 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 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
This part-time position provides administrative and technical support to the County and its citizens regarding the development and implementation of housing initiatives. Primary responsibilities also include preparing grant applications, reports and coordination with Federal, State and local housing programs and funding resources and assisting the public as needed with housing program applications. 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.  A minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience desirable.  Knowledge of 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES
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.
3.  Provides information and assistance to the public on all federal, state and local housing programs.
4.  Prepares all grant applications for Federal and State funding and administers all grant funds when received.
5.  Reviews and recommends periodic updates to the County Minimum Livability Code.
6.  Provides assistance in the implementation of the County Minimum Livability Code.
7.  Acts as a liaison for state and local housing boards, commissions and committees to achieve County housing goals and priorities.
8.  Acts as the County Liaison with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
9.  Provides monthly reports on all activities to the direct Supervisor and County Manager.
10. Coordinates eligibility certification of County citizens for State and Federal grant and loan programs.
11. Provides educational materials explaining available housing programs, client qualifications and processing requirements.
12. Acts as local administrator for the State of Maryland loan and grant programs.
13. Conducts research and prepares reports on assigned tasks.
14. Other duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
1.  Knowledge of housing programs and implementation at the local level.
2.  Ability to research and analyze information and present the results in oral, written and/or graphic form.
3.  Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports.
4.  Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively.
5.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
6.  Ability to give instructions and carry out directions.
7.  Ability to prepare applications for Federal and State grants.
8.  Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT  – TALBOT COUNTY – Part-time position for Permits & Inspections.  Requirements: high school diploma or GED, knowledge of office procedures/equipment & administrative/organization skills; possess valid driver’s license. Good verbal & written communication skills. Exp. w/ MS Office Suite. Excellent customer service skills. Exp. reading/interpreting construction plans, knowledge of building codes, use of architectural/engineering scales are a plus. Complete on-line application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or mail application by Sept 23 to: Employment Applications, Talbot County Courthouse, 11 N. Washington St., Easton, MD  21601. Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

  

 

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