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.

 

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 July 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
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.

 

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES - 9-1-1 COMMUNICATIONS
Full-time position with duties to include: answering and dispatching fire, emergency medical, and law enforcement calls for both routine and  9-1-1 emergencies, monitoring radios, and interaction with computer aided dispatch equipment. Typing and computer skills required. Starting salary $29,913 with full benefit package. 

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by July 17, 2015 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.


EMT-B/DRIVER
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES - EMS DIVISION
Full-time position.  Requirements: MD certified EMT-B, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  Salary $27,826 with full benefits package. 

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by July 17, 2015 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.


RECREATION ASSISTANT
TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION
Assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of recreations programs; supervises and evaluates programs.  Salary $26,006 to $29,567 DOQ with full benefits package. 

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by July 17, 2015 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 
Bachelor’s Degree in recreation or related field and one year of work experience in a professional recreation capacity.  Experience may be substituted for education.

POSITION LOCATION 
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation Office, Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK
1. Assists in the planning, coordination, and implementation of recreation programs; supervises and evaluates programs.
2. Assists in interviews and hiring of part-time staff for programs; assists with staff orientations as needed.
3. Supervises the issuance, use, and care of recreation supplies and equipment.
4. Provides direct leadership for recreation activities as needed.
5. Assists with supervision of part-time staff, developing staffing schedules, evaluating staff performance.
6. Assists other recreation staff in conducting activities and programs.
7. Compiles and maintains program reports.
8. Maintain inventories of supplies used.
9. Performs work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures.
10. Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work condition or practice to supervisor.
11. Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Understanding and good knowledge of the proper principles and practices of recreation program, administration, and supervision.
2. Knowledge of the principles and methods of program planning and evaluation.
3. Knowledge of maintenance/use/care of facilities and equipment.
4. Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Office and RecTrac.
5. Ability to organize and coordinate activities.
6. Ability to interpret staff and participant needs and make recommendations.
7. Ability to establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with employees, coworkers, program participants, and parents.

 

ROADS SUPERVISOR
TALBOT COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT
Talbot County is seeking a Roads Supervisor responsible for coordinating and scheduling road crews engaged in roads maintenance.  Strong supervisory, office, computer and communication skills required. Must have ability to interact effectively with the public.  Minimum requirements: College level coursework in highway maintenance or engineering related field, minimum of 5 years experience in highway and bridge maintenance of which at least 2 years should be in a supervisory capacity. A combination of education and experience sufficient to meet the position requirements will be considered.  Valid CDL license is required.  Salary range starts at $41,837; salary DOQ with full benefits.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by July 20, 2015 to:
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Administrative Services
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 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent high school certification program, and a minimum of five years continuous, successful full-time experience in highway and bridge maintenance, or general highway engineering, of which at least two (2) years shall have been in a supervisory capacity.  Possession of a current, valid Commercial Driver’s License.  Must possess, or have ability to obtain, Maryland Department of Agriculture Pesticide Spray License for Right-of-Way Spraying, and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Tree Care Expert License.
NOTE:  Successful completion of one (1) year of college level education in a highway maintenance or engineering related field of study may be substituted for one (1) year of supervisory work experience.
 
DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK  (examples are illustrative only)
At the direction of the Roads Superintendent:
1. Oversee, direct and supervise all field and support operations associated with roads maintenance and special project activities for which the Roads Department is responsible.
2. Coordinate, schedule, assign and supervise the work of road, field and shop personnel engaged in highway, road and bridge maintenance, including priority and emergency road work.
3. Coordinate, schedule, assign and supervise overtime work of road, field and shop personnel as required and in accordance with the applicable policies and procedures in effect.
4. Coordinate and supervise education and training of road, field and shop personnel as required and in accordance with the policies and procedures in effect.
5. Provide field condition inspections and surveys necessary to determine routine, emergency and priority maintenance requirements.
6. Provide support as required to maintain updated and current road and bridge data inventories.
7. Provide periodic and final inspections supporting roadway, bridge and special construction and upgrade projects.
8. Maintain updated and accurate records and reports of operational, maintenance and support activities, facilities and systems assigned to the Roads Department.
9. Oversee identification and implementation of programs, policies and procedures for all aspects of road maintenance and support operations to assure compliance with applicable safety regulations in effect.
10. May perform basic office tasks, as needed, in the absence of personnel.  (i.e. man telephone, data entry, fuel monitoring, among other various tasks.)
11. Perform other necessary duties as required to support the responsibilities of the Roads Department.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Comprehensive practical knowledge of highway, road and bridge maintenance methods and procedures.
2. Ability to perform mathematical computations and read and interpret basic engineering plans, details, specifications and construction documents.
3. Ability to communicate the verbal and written English language, in a reasonably effective manner.
4. Ability to use basic data base computer systems.
5. Proficiency in operation of all categorized vehicles and equipment units in the Roads Department inventory.
6. Knowledge of routine maintenance requirements, policies and procedures for categorized vehicle and equipment units in the Roads Department inventory.
7. Knowledge of routine traffic control devices, policies and procedures, in accordance with Maryland Department of Transportation standards and regulations.
8. Knowledge of operational and occupational safety and health guidelines, standards and regulations, as applicable to all activities, policies and procedures of the Roads Department.
9. Ability to instruct employees in proper methods, techniques and procedures needed to operate equipment and accomplish work staff.
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, contractors, other agency personnel, clients and the general public.
11. Ability to effectively assign and supervise employees, including resolution of minor disputes, in accordance with applicable personnel management policies, procedures and regulations in effect.
12. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.

 

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 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 $8.00 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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