Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

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.

 

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. 

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.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
TALBOT COUNTY GOVERNMENT
The Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of commercial and industrial economic development plans, programs and services for Talbot County.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monitoring and supporting county-wide business activities, assisting in efforts to promote retention and growth of current businesses, and attracting new businesses. Extensive public interaction is required. BA in Business/Public Administration, Economics, Marketing, Finance, Urban Planning, Commercial Real Estate, or a closely related field is preferred but not required. This is a full-time position with full benefits. Salary range is $56,466-$70,789, depending on qualifications and experience. 

For best consideration send resume with cover letter and three professional references by August 29, 2016 to: 
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

More information see the following job description or by calling 410.770.8012. 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW
Under the direction of the County Manager, the Coordinator of Economic Development is responsible for the development and implementation of commercial and industrial economic development plans, programs and services for Talbot County.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monitoring and supporting county-wide business activities, assisting in efforts to promote retention and growth of current businesses, and attracting new businesses to Talbot County.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work closely with related agencies including the Economic Development Commission, Talbot County Office of Tourism, Maryland Department of Commerce, Talbot County Chamber of Commerce and others.
• Act as a liaison with County departments and officials, the five incorporated municipalities (Easton, Oxford, Queen Anne, St. Michaels and Trappe), and represents the County in matters pertaining to economic and workforce development.
• Maintain and update the business retention plan which includes collection of information about county businesses, responding to needs identified and coordination of resources requested.
• Track business movement into and out of the county.
• When requested, assist new and expanding businesses with development applications and procedures.
• Develop a comprehensive inventory of available buildings and sites in the community for economic development purposes.
• Facilitate the approved Strategic Action Plan for Talbot County.
• In collaboration with the Office of Tourism, develop and manage a comprehensive plan for marketing of the County for economic development.
• Research and prepare marketing materials.
• Monitor local, state and federal legislation and regulations relating to economic development and report findings, trends and coordinate responses as directed to the County Manager/ County Council.
• Prepare, write and administer grant applications related to economic development; participate in grant funding research and preparation of grant applications for County projects as required.
• Coordinate the work of the Economic Development Commission; prepare agendas, minutes and correspondence.
• Prepare the economic development budget; ensure financial accountability and appropriate record keeping and internal controls.
• Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Public Administration, Economics, Marketing, Finance, Urban Planning, Commercial Real Estate, or a closely related field is preferred but not required.
• Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in economic development, including two (2) years managing complex projects.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III - ENVIRONMENTAL DITCH TECH
TALBOT COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT
Immediate opening for a permanent full-time position for an experienced MEO III. Current assignment is for grant-funded work to include installation and retrofitting of road-side drainage ditches. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School or GED and five years of full-time experience or its equivalent in the operation of dump trucks and/or construction equipment or commercial road maintenance equipment.  Applicant must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.  Minimum five (5) years experience with operating excavating equipment, lay-out and supervision. Ability to manage full installation of ditching projects.  Must operate heavy trucks or appropriate construction and maintenance equipment (machine excavator, motor grader, stone spreader, 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. Must be able to keep records, supervise subordinate employees and train equipment operators. Upon completion of Retrofit Ditch project, this position may revert to MEO III. Compensation: Salary during qualifying grant funded projects is $40,070 DOQ. Permanent funding at this salary level is possible but not guaranteed. The permanent position outside of grant projects is standard MEO III with annual salary of $31,244, plus generous benefit package. This position requires occasional work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by September 27, 2016 to:
Autumn Finch-Tyler
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

POSITION TITLE 
Motor Equipment Operator III - Environmental Ditch Tech (Grant Funded)

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.  All work is to be directed by the Superintendent of the Talbot County Roads Department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence and five years of full-time experience or its equivalent in the operation of dump trucks and/or construction equipment or commercial road maintenance equipment.  Applicant must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License, and be able to move equipment.  Minimum five (5) years experience with operating excavating equipment, lay-out and supervision.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK (examples are illustrative only)
1. Ability to follow engineered lay-out, and full installation of ditching projects.  This would include hauling equipment on trailers and efficient operation of any equipment necessary to install retrofit ditches and reestablish drainage.  Also, ability to be productive while working independently, or supervising staff as necessary.
2. Ability to operate heavy trucks or appropriate construction and maintenance equipment (i.e.:  machine excavator, motor grader, stone spreader, 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.
3. Exercises judgment for the safe operation of all types of automotive and truck equipment assigned.
4. May assist Roads Department Shop Personnel in the performance of more difficult maintenance functions.
5. May act as crew leader in the absence of Road Maintenance Foreman.
6. Must possess the ability to understand and execute written and oral instructions.
7. May train others to operate equipment.
8. Assists with the Roads Department’s annual resurfacing program.
9. Performs snow/ice removal as necessary.
10. May assist in the erection and maintenance of road signs.
11. May flag traffic as necessary.
12. 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.
13. Cleans buildings, shop areas, and grounds as needed.
14. Performs other necessary duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Must be able to operate and set up a laser level, set grades as per plans, and do as-builds, as necessary. 
2. Working knowledge and ability to operate various makes and types
of heavy construction equipment as well as a dump trucks with a GVW of 26,001 lbs. or greater with trailer attached.
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. Working knowledge of the principles of highway engineering as they apply to highway maintenance and construction involving the use of heavy equipment.
5. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
6. 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.
7. Ability to make repairs to heavy equipment and to perform complex, major repairs to the equipment with the assistance of Roads Department Shop Personnel.
8. Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.
9. Ability to understand and execute written and verbal orders.
10. Ability to deviate within specified limits from instructions when field conditions warrant changes.
11. Ability to keep records.
12. Ability to supervise subordinate employees and to train equipment operators.
13. Ability to perform other related highway and bridge maintenance functions as required.
14. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.

 

UTILITY AND PUBLIC WORKS INSPECTOR
TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
Experienceknowledge of surveying, development/review of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for road and utility construction projects, construction testing and materials, construction processes, and construction inspection.  Work is performed in the field which will require physical inspection of construction sites.  Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years experience with construction management or construction inspection of road, utility and building projects and a valid MD driver’s license required. 

This is a contractual position for a period of twelve months with the potential to renew every six months, depending upon the capital project schedule.

For best consideration, please send resume with salary requirements by August 12, 2016 to:
Talbot County Government
Administrative Services
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD, 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


JOB DESCRIPTION FOR TEMPORARY CONTRACTUAL POSITION WITH RENEWAL OPTIONS

POSITION TITLE
UTILITY AND PUBLIC WORKS INSPECTOR (UPWI) FOR CERTAIN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Public Works provides service in management and administration of legislative programs; project management of the Capital Improvements Program; project management and engineering design of special projects, and utility management; review of subdivisions and stormwater management and other civil engineering activities in the areas of environmental, roads, and/or general program management.

DEFINITION
Under general supervision of the County Engineer and the Department of Public Works, the Utility and Public Works Inspector performs technical skilled work on specific capital projects in inspecting certain roads, sidewalk, curb, gutter, water, and sewer, and drainage construction projects. 

CLASSIFICATION
This is a non-exempt, temporary, contractual position. Estimated work schedule is 40 hours per week on average for 12 months with the potential to renew every six months, depending upon the capital project schedule. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this classification.

TASKS
• Performs inspections and testing on public works and utility projects for compliance with project specifications including but not limited to:  roads, drainage structures, concrete work, road base, asphalt paving, chip seal, sewer and water facilities, wastewater treatment plants, wells, booster stations, main line extensions, service lines and laterals, and all items related to either road or utility construction.
• Plans daily activities to allow time to check/inspect all assigned projects during a given workday.  Assists other departments with information concerning updates and acceptance of projects.
• Inspects construction sites for contractor/public safety and compliance, inspects and observes construction materials and methods to ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications and construction details at the construction site.
• Operates vehicle daily to make site visits.
• Coordinates and monitors materials and compliance testing; maintains a file on test and/or laboratory results.
• Performs and/or requests as-builts surveys at appropriate phases of various types of projects.
• Provides utility connection information to permit applicants.
• Interprets specifications, blueprints and construction drawings.
• Coordinates project final acceptance procedures, walk-through/punch list, letters, etc.
• Prepares daily logs on the project; listing the jobs progress, delays, plan problems.  Inputs data into computer.  Provides completed reports to supervisor as directed.
• Aids other in department with survey mapping and computer aided design drafting.
• Ability to represent the County in Public Works activities and to deal tactfully and effectively with associates, government officials, and the general public.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to
• Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications and compare them to work in progress in order to verify compliance.
• Use rudimentary algebra, geometry, and basic math including fractions, percentages, ratios, etc.
• Determine defects in construction and recommend solutions to bring project into compliance.  Ability to interpret testing results to aid in the endeavor.
• Assist with survey of existing topography for public works, water, and sewer project designs.  Operate various types of surveying equipment.
• Perform materials testing and sampling, proctors and density testing, including the use of a nuclear density gauge.
• Discuss appropriate construction methods with contractors, contractor’s employees and County staff.
• Learn the basic use of Auto Desk and surveying software to aid in survey mapping and computer aided design (CAD) drafting.
Knowledge of
• Applicable Federal, State and local laws, codes, ordinances, statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
• Talbot County Roads and Sanitary District specifications and details and the practical application of these principles.
• Construction practices, materials, details, specifications, symbols, terminology and codes and inspection procedures.
• Public Works and underground utility construction.
• All applicable construction safety requirements.
Skills in
• Written and verbal communications.
• Work zone safety
• Analyzing data and drawing valid conclusions.
• Computer operations and basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office.
• Conducting research and providing meaningful results.
• Resolving engineering, construction, and safety issues.
• Algebra, geometry, and basic math including fractions, percentages, ratios, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
This classification requires agility and balance to use ladders for accessing excavations and/or roofs, ability to negotiate uneven and steep terrain, must be able to be mobile in partially constructed foundations and other construction spaces ability to enter and be mobile in manholes, and other confined spaces.  An incumbent may occasionally need to move an object weighing up to 75 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience/knowledge of surveying, development/review of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for road and utility construction projects, construction testing and materials, construction processes, and construction inspection.  Work is performed in the field which will require physical inspection of construction sites.  Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years experience with construction management or construction inspection of road, utility and building projects and a valid MD driver’s license required.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE INSPECTOR (ABI)
TALBOT COUNTY GOVERNMENT
This part-time position reports to the Chief Code Compliance Officer and is responsible for administrative enforcement of the County’s alcoholic beverages laws in such a manner as to facilitate and promote the cooperation of license holders in adhering to their license requirements under the authority of Chapter 11, Alcoholic Beverages, Talbot County Code. The ABI shall investigate all complaints and violations related to the alcoholic beverage laws and may issue civil citations for violations as well as serve summonses and subpoenas, conduct investigations and inspections. The ABI also conducts or otherwise supervises alcohol education and T.I.P.S. certification training classes. This position is required to drive county vehicles and travel within the County. Evening and weekend meeting attendance will be necessary in the performance of duties. Minimum qualifications include: Graduation from an accredited high school; at least two years of police, criminal justice, legal or similar experience (i.e. education, counseling or health fields). Must possess a valid Maryland driver’s license and a clean driving record. Part-time position of not more than 20 hours a week. Salary $20.00 per hour; no benefits.

For best consideration please submit resume, letter of interest and at least three professional references by August 24, 2016 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. 

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTON

OVERVIEW
This part-time position reports to the Chief Code Compliance Officer and is responsible for administrative enforcement of the County’s alcoholic beverages laws in such a manner as to facilitate and promote the cooperation of license holders in adhering to their license requirements under the authority of Chapter 11, Alcoholic Beverages, Talbot County Code.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Subject to change without prior notice)
1. The Alcoholic Beverages Inspector (“Inspector”) shall provide administrative enforcement of the County’s alcoholic beverages laws in such a manner as to facilitate and promote the cooperation of the license holders in adhering to their license requirements.
2. The Inspector shall investigate all complaints and violations of the alcoholic beverages laws. Investigation shall consist of interviewing the licensee or their designee, coordination with the proper Police agencies and reporting investigation results to the Liquor Board (“Board”) for action if warranted.
3. The Inspector shall visit and inspect at unannounced times every licensed premises in the County. Every licensed premise shall be inspected at least two times a year at a random interval determined by the Inspector. Additional inspections, if required for corrective measures, shall be made and reported to the Chief Code Compliance Officer.
  (a) Inspections shall be to ensure the following:
     (i) Compliance with hours of sale of alcohol and closing times;
     (ii) Compliance with keg registration;
     (iii) Compliance with the requirement that all employees who are selling alcohol have received “Training for Intervention ProcedureS” (TIPS) certification within the past four years;
     (iv) Compliance with the requirement that sellers and servers of alcohol are of at least the minimum age;
     (v) Compliance with the requirement that the current liquor license is displayed properly;
  (b) During the inspections, the Inspector shall:
     (i) Immediately upon arrival at the licensee’s property, identify himself and show his County identification to the licensee or manager on duty;
     (ii) Require the licensee or manager on duty to provide proof of compliance with Paragraph 3 (a) (i) through (v) above;
     (iii) Inform the licensee, in writing, of any Chapter 11, Alcoholic Beverages violations and shall notify the appropriate police agency (if necessary) of any violations of the Code that may warrant further legal action;
     (iv) Provide the licensee with materials to educate the public about preventing underage drinking;
     (v) Use a County-owned vehicle during inspections. 
  (c) During the inspections, the Inspector shall not confront or otherwise engage in any manner any customer of the licensee’s establishment or any employee of the licensee’s establishment other than the manager on duty;
  (d) Following the inspection, the Inspector shall report all violations of the County’s alcoholic beverages laws to the Board and to the local jurisdiction in which the licensee’s premises are located.
  (e) Temporary licenses granted by the Board shall only require inspection of the event by the Inspector if it is an event open to the public.
4. The Inspector may also conduct onsite observations of the exterior surroundings of the building which houses the licensee’s business. The purpose of the onsite observations shall be to ensure public safety. Any observed violations of the alcoholic beverages laws shall be reported the local policing authority in the jurisdiction in which the licensee’s premises are located.  
5. The Inspector shall give monthly written reports to the Chief Code Compliance Officer covering all:
  (a) Inspection activities;
  (b) Complaints;
  (c) Violations either observed or reported; and
  (d) Attendance at Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) classes.
6. The Inspector will complete a bi-weekly time sheet for billable blocks of time.  A daily activity sheet will be used for each day that is worked.  The daily activity sheets and bi-weekly time sheet will be submitted together to the Chief Code Compliance Officer.
7. A bi-weekly meeting will be held with the Chief Code Compliance Officer on Monday at 9:30 a.m. and at other times as necessary.
8. The Inspector shall promote alcohol education by conducting Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) training sessions for license holders. The mandatory training classes shall be conducted at least once monthly at a designated date, time and place, provided students exist, and more often if approved by the Chief Code Compliance Officer.
9. Unless performing an inspection, the Inspector may use a personal vehicle while working if he chooses, but will not be reimbursed for mileage.
10. Such other duties regarding administration and enforcement of Chapter 11, Talbot County Code, Alcoholic Beverages, as the County Manager may prescribe. 


HOG NECK GOLF COURSE

Talbot County's Hog Neck Golf Course is currently accepting employment applications for the following part time seasonal positions:
   Cafe Clerk must be 21 years old and able to work a rotating schedule.       
   Pro Shop Clerk
   Golf Starter
   Cart Person must be 16 years old. 

Salary $8.75 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


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 $9.00 per hour.

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.

 

PARAMEDIC
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, EMS DIVISION
Requirements: National Registry and Maryland Paramedic license, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  1 year of EMS experience preferred.  Salary $17.50 per hour. 

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter to:
Brian LeCates
Talbot County Emergency Services, EMS Division
29041 Corkran Road
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**

Apply at Talbot County Community Center Mon – Fri, 8am – 4:30pm, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD. 21601, 410-770-8050.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

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