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.

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK
TALBOT COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE
Requirements:  high school graduate; 2 – 3 years experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting & balancing financial transactions required.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.  Responsibilities:  issue accounts payable checks weekly, verify approval on invoices and check requests, maintain all account payable files, other duties as assigned.  Salary range $32,306 - $38,609, starting salary DOQ.  Excellent benefit package.

For best consideration submit letter of interest, resume and two professional references by close of business on August 26, 2015.

Direct submissions 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 DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Finance Office issues accounts payable checks weekly.  Talbot County issues 125 to 200 checks weekly.

DUTIES AND EXAMPLES OF WORK
• Reviews and verifies source documents such as bills, receipts, transmittal sheets, invoices, benefit claims and/or vouchers. Verify approval on all invoices and check request and other documents.  Verify account coding for application to proper County general ledger account.
• Enters, posts and records credits and debits to established ledger accounts;
• Proves account balances posted in ledger accounts with source document totals to identify record discrepancies;
• Researches discrepancies in account balances by retrieving and examining original records for miscalculations or posting errors;
• Corrects inaccuracies in account balances and adjusts accounting records to balance with source document totals;
• Summarizes numerical data using computer programs, adding machines or calculators for use in the preparation of financial records reports;
• Prints checks and other financial documents;
• Prepares checks for mailing; including review of checks to insure that the vendor, address and amounts are correct, and prepares documents for the Accounts Payable (payment) files;
• Communicates with external and internal customers regarding incomplete or inaccurate invoices or reports or delinquent accounts;
• Maintains all Account Payable (payment) files for County;
• Assists auditors who examine County accounts by providing source documents, summarized data, audit trails and periodic reports for their review;
• Responds to inquiries from County staff and or management, vendors and other interested parties related to accounts payable records;
• Researches delinquent accounts;
• Update and maintain vendor database insuring that all necessary information to issue IRS Form 1099 each year is entered in the vendor system.
• Prepare all IRS Form 1099, according to IRS requirements, every year.
• Assist with Real Property tax collections, deed transfers and tax sale processes including preparation of documents for both sale and redemption;
• Assist other Finance Office duties and responsibilities as needed;
• Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions;
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of bookkeeping;
• Knowledge of the organization of common books of accounts and the process of monitoring financial records;
• Skill in posting and balancing accounts and calculating percentages;
• Skill in resolving problems associated with incomplete, inaccurate or conflicting source data and in reconciling and correcting errors in accounts;
• Skill in managing work time efficiently and effectively under deadlines;
• Ability to use a computer to access, input and extract data;
• Knowledge with Excel and Word, including setting up worksheets and other documents;
• Ability to use a 10 key calculator to run tapes;
• Ability to communicate effectively;
• Ability to work independently;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Finance Office staff, vendors and representatives from all County Departments.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two to three years of experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.
 
NOTES:
1. Six credit hours in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
2. A minimum of five courses or six months of accounting-related training in a vocational training program in subjects such as journalizing transactions, analyzing transactions into debits and credits, posting to a general ledger, payroll, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
3. Applicants who are offered interviews may be tested on required skills.

 

ASSISTANT PLANNING OFFICER/PLANNING MANAGER
TALBOT COUNTY, MD
Requirements: bachelor’s degree in planning or related field and five years of planning experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum five years of personnel management;  excellent verbal and written communication skills; effective public speaking skills. Extensive public interaction is required. Duties include, but are not limited to: implementation of County zoning, subdivision and Critical Area regulations; commercial /industrial site plan review and approval; floodplain review (FEMA), State Forest Conservation implementation; agricultural land preservation programs; State Rural Legacy Program administration; and all other planning related programs and activities.  Salary is DOQ, range begins at $56,446 with full benefits. 

For best consideration submit resume with cover letter and three professional references by August 20, 2015 to: 
Cheril Thomas
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

OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Planning and Zonig administers and facilitates planning for the county’s physical development, growth and preservation. This includes comprehensive planning, zoning, subdivision, building codes and site plan review and enforcement of county, state and federal mandates and programs. The Department administers and coordinates the functions of the Board of Appeals, Planning Commission, and Historic Preservation Commission. The Department oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses including building permits.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
This position reports to the Planning Officer and is directly responsible for decisions relating to the planning, organizing and managing the Department’s administrative and personnel activities. All members of the staff, with the exception of the Planning Officer, will report to the Assistant Planning Officer/Planning Manager for administrative and personnel matters. This position requires the ability to coordinate and facilitate communications, as well as, resolve conflicts and dealings within the organization, and with developers, property owners, and the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in community planning or related field and five years of planning experience, OR an equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills stated herein.

DUTIES AND WORK EXAMPLES
1. Works with Planning Officer to develop and implement department’s work program.
2. Supervises and manages administrative operations.
3. Serves as initial department contact for personnel matters and is authorized to resolve them reporting the results to the Planning Officer.
4. Performs and manages major, complex planning projects, research and analysis based on thorough knowledge of planning and development ordinances, policies and procedures.
5. Monitors and ensures compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and Talbot County personnel policies.
6. Oversees assigned specialized planning functions such as specific development activities, text and map amendments, annexations, ordinance adoption and other projects.
7. Advises the Planning Director on all planning-related matters.
8. In concert with the Planning Officer, advises various councils, boards, commissions and elected officials in planning-related issues. Serves as a liaison and directs all necessary departmental support functions for the County Council, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, and Technical Advisory Committee.
9. Delegates appropriate work related to assigned projects to professional staff.
10. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities. Completes annual performance evaluations for review by the Planning Officer.
11. Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications.
12. Participates in budget preparation and administration, monitors and controls administrative expenditures.
13. Attends evening and weekend meetings as directed.
14. Serves as acting Planning Officer in his or her absence.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Able to anticipate and articulate current and future departmental and county policy, administrative and personnel needs.
2. Able to consistently and clearly communicate verbally and in writing complex policy issues.
3. Considerable knowledge of and the ability to gain additional understanding of the principles and practices of comprehensive land use planning, its implementation tools and legal underpinnings.
4. Must be innovative, detail-oriented, experienced in and able to consistently deliver professional grade product for highly visible, complex and controversial projects.
5. Capable of performing and managing multiple, high-priority assignments.
6. Strong interpersonal skills to consistently develop good working relationships with department staff, other agencies and the general public.
7. Ability to effectively investigate and resolve personnel and client complaints.
8. Understands principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.
9. Possesses strong verbal, policy and mathematical analytical skills.
10. Able to consistently understand and communicate technical and legal concepts.
11. Ability to provide effective supervision and staff management.
12. Ability to manage projects effectively and meet firm deadlines.

 

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 $29,518 and for a certified correctional officer is DOQ with benefit package. 

For best consideration direct submissions 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.

 

FINANCE OFFICE SUPERVISOR
TALBOT COUNTY, MD
Requirements: Graduation from an accredited high school or GED. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, business, or public administration, or a related field, preferred. Experience in financial services or a related field to include minimum 3 years supervisory experience.  Experience with reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions. Good verbal and written communication skills. Extensive public interaction is required. Salary is DOQ, range begins at $46,020 with full benefits. 

For best consideration send resume with cover letter and three professional references by August 24, 2015 to: 
Cheril Thomas
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

OVERVIEW
This is highly responsible supervisory position for financial and administrative services. Duties include but are not limited to overseeing the tasks essential to the successful operation of  all billing  and collection services, including tax billing, utility billing; debt collection and cash collection. Assignments are diverse and technical in nature. The Finance Office Supervisor must have the skill and judgment necessary to direct the work of subordinates and support staff. Must have excellent written and verbal skills and be able to successfully and positively interact with the general public, other County departments, auditors and accountants, governmental entities, and bank representatives.

DUTIES AND EXAMPLES OF WORK
• Directs and supervises the work of subordinate and support staff; plans, reviews and evaluates the work of staff; provides for the training of staff in work procedures.
• Recommends selection of staff; recommends and implements discipline as required.
• Reviews claims for reimbursement prior to submission to remitting agencies for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations, statutes, policies and procedures.
• Resolves customer inquiries that are out of the ordinary.
• Performs computations and prepares detailed financial report and analyses; maintains reports of unit activities; provides information during the auditing process.
• Responsible  for management of County’s cash accounts including preparation of  and recording for  transfers and cash receipts via wire transfers, preparation on cash reports for County Council
• Responsible for County petty cash.
• Responsible for overseeing the Bank Reconciliation of all bank accounts.
• Oversees tax sale processes including preparation of documents for Notices, advertising, sale and redemption.
• Respond to Public Information Act Requests.
• Maintains knowledge of computer accounting systems, billing systems relative to bill processing, cash collection and control.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
• Considerable knowledge of supervisory principles, including work planning, direction and review.
• Knowledge of accounting methods and techniques used in the proper recording of receipts and disbursements.
• Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques of commonly employed record keeping systems and auditing practices.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, policies and regulations. • Skill in organizing, training, carrying out and maintaining controls over billing, collection, customer service and/or cashier operations.
• Skill in making varied arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy; ability to develop spreadsheets to solve complex processes.
• Ability to plan, supervise, review and evaluate the work of subordinates.
• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate financial records and data for audits and monitor fiscal transactions.
• Ability to interpret, explain and apply complex laws, policies, regulations and procedures.
• Ability to use and exercise sound judgment in deciding when to act independently and when to refer situations to higher authority.
• Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to work on a cooperative, courteous and effective basis with associates, other agencies and the public.
• Ability to meet County bonding requirements.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, business, or public administration, or a related field, preferred.

Experience: Experience in financial services or a related field to include minimum 3 years supervisory experience.  Experience with reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.

 
PART-TIME POSITIONS  

Hog Neck Golf Course

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

Salary $8.25 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. 

 

Golf Course Maintence: 
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 up to $9.00 per hour 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 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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