Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

CONTENT MARKETING COORDINATOR
Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism is seeking a full-time Content Marketing Coordinator.  This position will execute the marketing strategy for the department and will leverage skills in writing, photography, videography and graphic design to create blog posts, social media posts and marketing collateral.  This position also manages the recording and reporting of web analytics to monitor effectiveness of campaigns and will spread awareness to residents and businesses regarding various business resources and events.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field.  Experience as a content creator, copywriter or journalist.  Two years + experience using Adobe Suite or equivalent.  Experience managing social media channels and growing audiences.  Familiarity with SEO and Google.  Must be a team player.  Starting salary range $41,837 plus full benefits.  For best consideration, please fill out the on-line application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov by April 19, 2019.  You may also submit a cover letter and resume on the website or send to: 
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism is dedicated to serving the needs of the County's businesses.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Under the supervision of the Director of Economic Development and Tourism, the Content Marketing Coordinator will execute the marketing strategy for the department set forth by the Director and Economic Development Coordinator.  The Content Marketing Coordinator will leverage skills in writing, photography, videography, and graphic design to create relevant content in the form of blog posts, social media posts, and marketing collateral that will be posted on the departments various marketing channels—including website, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and newsletters.  The Content Marketing Coordinator will also manage the recording and reporting of web analytics to monitor the effectiveness of campaigns. The results of the work the Content Marketing Coordinator produces will help the department further its “storytelling” abilities to better showcase business success stories and the advantage of doing business in Talbot County.  The department will leverage the work of the Content Marketing Coordinator to spread awareness to residents and businesses regarding various business resources and events.  The work the Content Marketing Coordinator produces will be impactful in the community in that the objective of the content is to leave residents and businesses feeling inspired and motivated.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field.  Proven work experience as a content creator, copywriter, or journalist.  Two years + experience using Adobe Suite or equivalent.  Prior experience managing social media channels and growing audiences.  Familiarity with SEO and Google.  Must be a team player. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.  Write engaging blog posts on business news and resources.
2.  Create videos, photographs, and compelling stories centered on Talbot Economic Development and Tourism’s mission.
3.  Manage distribution of content on website and across social media channels.
4.  Manage social media channels and monitor engagement and metrics.
5.  Measure and report out on web traffic and social media analytics.
6.  Conduct keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase reach of content.
7.  Manage the publication of the department’s monthly newsletter—Talbot Works.
8.  Develop and manage ongoing editorial calendar.
9.  Support effort to generate content for third-party publications.
10. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
1.  Excellent writing, editing and communications skills.
2.  Short-form copywriting, business writing and storytelling skills.
3.  Able to manage multimedia projects.
4.  Exercise initiative and independent judgment.
5.  Ability to perform the requirements of the position.

 

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.

 

WARDEN/DIRECTOR
Talbot County Government is seeking a director responsible for leading, directing, supervising and managing the administration and operation of all activities of the Talbot County Department of Corrections. Minimum requirements:  Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, social sciences, or public administration plus a minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in the administration, management and oversight of a correctional facility. Certification by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission is required. Generous benefits package.  Consideration date extended to April 19, 2019.  Starting salary $91,155 – Final salary determination DOQ.  To submit an application package, please go to our website – Employment Applications.  Please mail resume with a cover letter and at least three professional references to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Talbot County Department of Corrections is responsible for the safe, secure and constitutionally compliant housing of all persons legally committed to the custody of the Warden, this includes those persons awaiting an initial appearance before the District Court Commissioner.  As part of Talbot County’s criminal justice system, the Department represents the interests of the County in all matters of detention, incarceration, housing, rehabilitation and remediation of both pre-trial and sentenced inmates.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, social sciences, or public administration plus a minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in the administration, management and oversight of a correctional facility. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:
The incumbent is responsible for leading, directing, supervising and managing the administration and operation of all activities of the Talbot County Department of Corrections.  The Director ensures the institution is adequately staffed by trained personnel; ensures that inmates are properly received, processed, housed, fed, cared for and accounted for; develops and implements proven rehabilitative strategies that successfully reintegrate offenders into society; develops and implements policies and procedures for the operation and administration of the facility while ensuring that all personnel are properly supervised and managed thereby guaranteeing the safety, security and well-being of the staff and inmates who occupy the Detention Center. 

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK:
1.  Plans, directs and controls all operations of the County Detention Center.
2.  Develops, establishes and communicates policies and procedures for the management, operation and maintenance of the Detention Center. 
3.  Provides opportunities to change criminal thinking patterns and promote pro-social behaviors through education with a cognitive behavioral focus, with the objective of a decreased likelihood of reincarceration.
4.  Ensures that the Center is adequately staffed at all times and that all staff members are trained and certified as required; establishes and communicates standards of work performance, work hours, and personnel rules and regulations, ensures effective supervision of staff; provides for the safety, security, and compensation of staff members; resolves personnel problems and initiates disciplinary action as needed; instructs correctional personnel in new procedures.
5.  Ensures the Detention Center is inspected daily to make sure of employee and inmate adherence to departmental policies, procedures and practices.
6.  Provides for the periodic inspection and repair of all center facilities, inmate areas and equipment; oversees the periodic searches of all areas of the facility and ensures the confiscation of prohibited items.
7.  Prepares and presents Department’s operating and capital budgets to County Manager and County Council. Administers operating and capital budgets as adopted by the County Council.
8.  Represents Talbot County as a member of the Maryland Correctional Administrators Association.  Monitors, studies and briefs County leadership on specific legislation proposed by the Maryland General Assembly and the potential impact on the County and the Department of Corrections, if passed. 
9.  Serves as primary point of contact and liaison for Talbot County with various County, State and Federal court officials; federal, state and local law enforcement and correctional officials; other federal and state officials, contractors, and vendors in connection with Departmental activities.  Within County government, fosters and maintains positive working relationships with the County Manager, County Council, State’s Attorney’s Office, Sheriff’s Office, and various County department directors. 
10. Ensures compliance with all applicable Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR), the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards and all other statutes and case law pertaining to federal and state constitutional rights of incarcerated persons; regulations of the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and other applicable statutes, standards and County ordinances and codes.
11. Develops and presents policy recommendations relating to correctional and security services to the County Manager and County Council.  Ensures that all County personnel regulations are adhered to by all County employees.  Seeks clarification on policy issues from Administrative Services as necessary.
12. When necessary, conducts and/or coordinates required investigation into serious breaches of the law, policy and procedures, rules and regulations, whether by staff or inmate.  Coordinates such investigation with appropriate law enforcement agencies and the States Attorneys Office.
13. Accounts for the control, safety, and security of visitors to the center, the general public and detainees.
14. Accounts for the receipt, processing, custody, safety, security, care, transport, and release of inmates; provides for inmate services such as medical care, educational opportunities, laundry, etc.; ensures that inmates’ rights are not abridged; interviews troubled inmates and resolves problems; establishes and ensures enforcement of standards of inmate behavior. 
15. Receives and responds to questions, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, inquiries, complaints and the press as necessary and keeps a permanent record of all responses. 
16. Performs related work as required.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1.  Must possess excellent communications skills, verbal and written.
2.  Possess the ability to read, analyze and interpret highly detailed and complex documents.
3.  Must be familiar with current and emerging best practices pertaining to reducing recidivism.
4.  Must have the ability to write and edit detailed and complex reports, policies, procedures and correspondence.
5.  Be able to respond appropriately and effectively when handling highly confidential and/or sensitive inquiries or complaints.
6.  Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to the County Council and various governmental agencies, committees, boards and other public groups.
7.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, inmates, lawyers, the public and officials of County, State and Federal agencies.
8.  Ability to maintain records and prepare financial reports.
9.  Ability to deal calmly and effectively with all inmates and in all situations.

 

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 $49,000 which includes base salary, holiday compensation, and scheduled overtime.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by May 3, 2019 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.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
The Talbot County Emergency 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

   

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

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

   

GOLF COURSE GROUNDSKEEPER
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.  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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