Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities


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 Corrections is accepting applications for a full-time maintenance technician.  H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.   21 years of age.  Valid MD driver’s license.  Duties include: a variety of general facilities maintenance activities including but not limited to: electrical, carpentry, HVAC, Plumbing, Lighting and other Facility and Systems repairs.  Experience required. Specialized training required during probationary period. Starting salary $33,228 with benefit package.  Please go to Employment Application and fill out the on-line application or apply to:
Talbot County Department of Corrections
115 W. Dover St.
Easton, MD 21601. 

Application deadline: December 14, 2018. 

Talbot Couty is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.  Maintenance is responsible for the administration and supervision of all maintenance operations and related activities within the properties and buildings occupied by the Department of Corrections.  Responsibilities include budgeting, planning, organizing, scheduling and accomplishing maintenance programs in electrical, structural, plumbing, HVAC and building systems, participates in the installation and maintenance of electrical services in compliance with laws, codes, and regulations; creates long-range preventative maintenance plans to include equipment replacement schedules.  Provide direct supervision and evaluation of Maintenance personnel.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) and five years of skilled or semi-skilled maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed and College level course work to obtain job related licenses or certifications is desirable. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.  Persons hired into this post may be required to either possess or obtain within specified time limits designated licenses, certificates or specialized education and training relevant to the area of assignment.  Preference would be given to individuals with Stationary Engineer License.  FSLA Status: Exempt

1.  Performs a variety of corrective and/or preventative maintenance actions and tasks on mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling and other facilities systems within the Talbot County Public Safety Center;
2.  Adheres to preventative maintenance schedules, performs complex maintenance activities on various equipment and systems and adheres to standard operating procedures;
3.  Completes work in a neat, timely and accurate fashion;
4.  Performs operations as assigned, adheres to MOSHA safety and work regulations as well as Departmental policies, procedures and practices;
5.  Coordinates with supervisor to effect repairs while ensuring the safety, security, and integrity of the department;
6.  Ability to install, inspect, repair and maintain electrical, plumbing and other related systems within the Detention Center;
7.  Prepares records including inventory related to the work performed and materials and supplies used;
8.  Adhere to institutional policy for facility maintenance activities including conducting a comprehensive tool, supplies and materials inventory every time such items are introduced to the secure perimeter of the institution;
9.  Responds to emergencies as requested.  Performs the duties of a Correctional Officer when required and directed;
10. Coordinates all work related activities with Supervisor;
11. Performs general repairs such as painting, patching walls, security hardware, and landscaping as needed;
12. Assist in inspecting, operating and maintaining the heating, ventilation and cooling systems (including boiler system);
13. Ensures 100% compliance with all MCCS maintenance related standards;
14. Follows a Preventative Maintenance Program established by Supervisor.

Required Skills/Abilities
1.  Make well reasoned and logical decisions where several options are available.  Perform duties with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
2.  Working knowledge of the methods, practices and equipment used in building maintenance including compliance regulations with EPA, OSHA, MOSHA, & MCCS.
3.  Advanced skills in painting.
4.  Ability to follow instructions independently with little supervision.
5.  Computer applications related to work, inventory control practices and principles.
6.  Techniques for effectively dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.
7.  Through knowledge of the occupational hazardous and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance in using equipment to complete assigned tasks. 
8.  Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
9.  At least three years of experience in general maintenance.
10. Must be competent in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and environmental software programs.
11. Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels both internally and externally inclusive of co-workers, colleagues, elected officials, department heads, inmates and the general public.
12. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Physical and Mental Demands
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is moderately quiet.  In certain assignments, an employee may occasionally work near moving equipment and be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, biological hazards, airborne fumes, outdoor weather conditions and loud, prolonged noise.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see read, talk, hear, or feel objects and controls.  Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as but not limited to personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine.  Be able to do significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and handling, pushing and pulling.  Must be capable of performing heavy labor such as shoveling snow, and lifting extremely heavy objects.


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.



accepts applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:

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


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**

Apply at Talbot County Community Center Mon – Fri, 8am – 4:30pm, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD. 21601, 410-770-8050
or email to parks@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 depends 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.

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