Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Talbot County Department of Parks & Recreation is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant with excellent customer service skills.  This position provides information and assistance to a variety of persons with diverse requests.  Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited high school and one year of Administrative Assistant experience or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and work experience. Knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment, also knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.  Knowledge of RecTrac software a plus.  Salary starting at $26,528, plus full benefits.  For best consideration submit cover letter, resume and references by July 12, 2018 to:

Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION
OVERVIEW
Works under the supervision of the Recreation Manager and/or the Director for Parks and Recreation to cordially interact with all patrons and fellow employees of the Department.  The person in this position provides information and assistance to variety of persons with very diverse requests each day.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school and one year of administrative assistance experience, or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience which provides the skills cited below. Knowledge of RecTrac software a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Record keeping on a year round basis for financial, personnel and rentals within the Department.
2.  Performs research on specific department information; formats and compiles materials for special departmental informational bulletins and meetings.
3.  Performs a variety of tasks including patron registration, facility registration, copying, creating forms and cash handling.
4.  Maintains inventory levels of office supplies, orders inventory stock items and initiates purchase orders for non-stock items.
5.  Registers patrons in activities and programs and reserves facilities for public and private use.
6.  Other related duties as assigned per departmental needs.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Ability to work cordially with the public both in person, internet and via the telephone.
2.  Knowledge of and ability to use office practices, procedures and equipment such as a photocopy machine, cash register, credit card debit machine, and multi-line telephone.
3.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook. 
4.  Must be able to learn and accurately operate billing and booking software system (RecTrac).
5.  Capability of handling money correctly and accurately by providing change, accepting payments in forms of cash, checks and credit cards.
6.  Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

 

AIRPORT MANAGER

Talbot County, Maryland - One of the busiest general aviation facilities in Maryland has an opening for an Airport Manager to oversee management and operation of the Easton Airport, including aircraft, public safety, security, staff management and customer service. The Airport Manager provides guidance and direction to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations and standards. Minimum qualifications: Four year degree in Airport Management or Public/Business Administration from an accredited college or university and at least four years of airport experience as an airport manager or operations supervisor OR any combination of experience and education that provides the skills and knowledge to fulfill the position’s responsibilities. This is a full-time position with full benefits and paid leave allowances. More details and full position description may be found at www.talbotcountymd.gov - Select ‘About Us’, then ‘Employment’.

For best consideration, submit resume with cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements by June 15, 2018 to: 

Employment Application
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:
Oversee and ensure the overall management and operation of the Airport, including the safe operation of aircraft, public safety, security, communications and customer service. Monitor airport operations and provide guidance and direction to ensure compliance with all federal and state and local regulations and standards. Inspect airfield, investigate safety hazards and coordinate with Air Traffic Control. Responsible for maintenance of all records.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Four year degree in Airport Management or Public/Business Administration from an accredited college or university and at least four years of airport experience as an airport manager or operations supervisor OR any combination of experience and education that provides the skills and knowledge to fulfill the position’s responsibilities. Commercial pilots’ license and Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) status from the American Association of Airport Executives are preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
1.   Supervise all daily Airport operations and staff.
2.   Provide for the safe operation of the Airport with emphasis on compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations and Airport Guidelines and Directives.
3.   Formulate requests and administer the approved Airport Operating and Capital Budgets.
4.   Propose and administer directives, rules and regulations pertaining to airport operations.
5.   Formulate, negotiate and administer leases and contracts.
6.   Obtain and administer Federal and State Grants.
7.   Plan and coordinate short and long range airport capital projects.
8.   Develop, maintain and update procedures for use in event of aircraft accidents, fires or other emergencies.
9.   Supervise the routine and emergency maintenance and repair to Airport facilities and property.
10.  Represent the Airport in relations and presentations with the public and agencies including the FAA, MAA, TSA and local aviation and civic organizations.
11.  Coordinate Airport Board involvement in planning policy matters.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
1.   Excellent customer service skills including public outreach to both the general public and airport tenants as well as providing education programs.
2.   Sufficient knowledge of principles and practices of federal, state and local grant program administration.
3.   Strong written and oral skills.
4.   Proficient computer skills.
5.   Experience with public presentations.
6.   Ability to explain complicated subject matter to diverse audiences.

 

BOOKING CLERK
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
The Booking Clerk processes incoming inmates and arrestees, files paperwork and manages personal property pursuant to the intake or release of arrestees in the County Detention Center.  Also performs related work as required.  Must be able to work all hours, including weekends and holidays. 
Minimum Qualifications:  Must possess a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED); and two years of clerical experience that includes direct public contact and experience in data entry training; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that qualify the applicant to perform the duties specified.  Experience in customer service and/or crisis intervention is desirable.  Ability to acquire and maintain certification on the NCIC/CJIS criminal history information system is a condition of continued employment.  This is a full-time position with full benefits. Salary DOQ.    

For best consideration please send resume with cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements by close of business April 2, 2018 to:
Employment Application
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
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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates for the position of Booking Clerk must possess a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED); and two years of clerical experience that includes direct public contact and experience in data entry training; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that qualify the applicant to perform the duties specified.  Experience in customer service and/or crisis intervention is desirable.  Ability to acquire and maintain certification on the NCIC/CJIS criminal history information system is a condition of continued employment.  Failure to obtain certification within six (6) months of hire date and successfully re-certify every two (2) years will result in termination of employment.

RESPONSIBILITIES
These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Under general supervision, the Booking Clerk processes incoming inmates and arrestees, files paperwork and manages personal property pursuant to the intake or release of arrestees in the County Detention Center.  Also performs related work as required.

1.  Booking Procedures:  Gathers arrest and booking information, documentation, obtains fingerprints from arrestees and takes identifying photograph (mug shots). Processes incoming inmates and arrestees. Enters information into Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) and the County’s Jail Management System (JMS).  Obtains personal medical and mental health histories during intake, as required by law.  Informs Correctional Officers of medical emergencies, injuries and claims, suicidal history and current suicidal ideation and other pertinent information relevant and germane to the safe and secure housing of the arrestee.  Receives and inventories all inmate and arrestee property and issues receipts for same.  Places all property in appropriate storage containers and places such containers in secure storage.  Inventories and maintains custody and control of inmate's monetary instruments including cash money, credit cards, checks, etc.  Carefully reviews all Court documents, arrest papers, warrants and/or any other paperwork presented by law enforcement to ensure the lawful incarceration and imprisonment of the arrestee/inmate.  Any questions or issues related to the lawful imprisonment of any individual are immediately brought to the attention of the Officer-In-Charge.  Performs all other duties including data entry and form completion related to the initial intake and processing of arrestees and inmates.
2.  Initial Appearance:  Gathers and assembles arrest documentation for presentation to the District Court Commissioner.  Assists Intake Officers in preparing arrestee for initial appearance.  Process inmates assigned to housing units following initial appearance, complete booking process.
3.  Release of Inmates:  Process all inmates and arrestees for release from incarceration or when transferred to another law enforcement agency by lawful authority and when in receipt of proper documentation from an Officer of the Court.  Such processing includes the return of inmate’s property, obtaining necessary signatures on all necessary forms.  Gathers release documentation; prepares for transfer of inmates files to Records Division.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
Booking Clerks must possess the ability to interact successfully with the public.  They must have the ability to operate a typewriter, computer and 10-key calculator.  They must be available to work all hours, including weekends and holidays as part of an ongoing and continuous 24-hour operation.

1.  Required Skills/Language Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively one-on-one or to employees of organizations.
2.  Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and fractions.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money, weight measurement and volume.
3.  Reasoning Ability:  Ability to make rational decisions and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

In order to be successful in the position the incumbent must be able to:
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.  Demonstrate and employ a thorough knowledge of office technology, procedures and equipment.
3.  Achieve and maintain an acceptable rate of date entry and typing proficiency.
4.  Establish and maintain automated and manual record keeping systems with accuracy.
5.  Manage confidential information and matters in a discreet and professional manner.
6.  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.
7.  Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
8.  Provide and maintain order in intake area.
9.  May be required to assist sworn staff in certain situations.
10. Directs arrestee to holding cells or group waiting area.
11. Advises arrestee of expectations, behaviors, and standards during processing.
12. Observes and oversees arrestee and inmates in intake area.

 

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.

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR/ASSISTANT WARDEN
Talbot County Department of Corrections is accepting applications for a full-time Deputy Director.  This position assists the Director in all phases of the Department’s operations.    Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration or Business Management, or equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience.  Excellent oral and written skills. Must be proficient with current office technologies, methods and processes.  Experience in budget administration, assistance in budget preparation and management of fiscal resources.  Experience in project management regarding major systems repair and operations management regarding programs and services for inmates. Thorough knowledge of case law, statutory law and state and local regulations regarding the operation of adult detention centers in Maryland. Salary DOQ, starting salary range $71,000 with full benefit package.  For best consideration submit cover letter, resume and references by July 15, 2018 and send to:

Employment Application
Talbot County Administrative Services
Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton , MD  21601

Talbot County is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION
OVERVIEW:
The Deputy Director assists the Director in all phases of the Department’s operations. This includes but is not limited to managing the facility operations, departmental resources, specific project management, and budget preparation and management. The Deputy Director provides comprehensive strategic and tactical support and advice to the Director of Corrections while managing daily operations of the Department.  The Deputy Director assists the Director of Corrections in planning, organizing and administering programs and activities both inside and outside the County’s adult correctional facility.  Additionally, this position is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the public, staff, inmates, volunteers and visitors to the facility. As second in command of the Department, the Deputy Director must be available to respond both electronically and in person, as needed, during off duty hours to various situations and inquiries as they occur.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.  Graduation from an accredited College or University with at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration or Business Management. Any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience that provides the applicant with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to meet the requirements of the position may be substituted.
2.  Proficiency with current office technology, methods and processes.
3.  Experience in budget administration, including providing input and assistance in budget preparation and the responsible management of fiscal resources.
4.  Experience in project management, specifically regarding the repair or replacement of major systems within the facility.
5.  Experience in operations management, specifically regarding the development and implementation of programs and services for an inmate population.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.  Prepares reports and documents for submission to other County Department Heads, the County Manager and the County Council.  Assists in the preparation and presentation of the Department’s annual budget.  
2.  The position may require occasional public speaking, Departmental representation at community events as well as leading guided tours of the Detention Center. 
3.  Develop and implement Departmental Master Operating Plan(s), as required by the Director.
4.  Oversees and conducts administrative investigations and physical searches of the Detention Center as necessary.
5.  Counsels inmates to help resolve personal difficulties and conflicts and/or address institutional problems that may arise. 
6.  Implement a staff development program.
7.  Meet with subordinate supervisors to discuss procedures and operational difficulties and to maintain consistency of operations between shifts.
8.  Conduct routine meetings with inmates and staff and coordinate efforts of organizational units within the Detention Center.
9.  Supervise efforts of custody and security staff to ensure continued and ongoing compliance with the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards. Prepare reports on special custody and security matters, including personnel actions, and recommendations for policy and procedural changes.
10. Transfer/reassign employees to ensure acceptable minimum staffing levels are maintained.
11. Testify at grievance hearings, unemployment hearings, and workers’ compensation hearings.
12. Evaluates the performance of assigned subordinate personnel. 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1.  Manage and oversee multiple concurrent operational/administrative situations that are simultaneously being addressed by departmental and contractual personnel in a correctional setting.
2.  Make well reasoned and logical decisions where several options are available.  Perform duties with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy ensuring efficiency and success.
3.  Possess and employ a thorough knowledge of relevant case law, statutory law and state and local regulations regarding the operation of adult detention centers in the State of Maryland. 
4.  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.
5.  Excellent oral and written skills.
6.  Manage a variety of confidential information and matters in a discreet and professional manner.

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.  Dealing with individuals who have the potential to be abusive and/or unreasonable can happen on occasion and requires a calm temperament and strength of character to establish a respected presence.  The ability to resolve conflict through reason and not force is essential.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk and hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus between the two.  In the event of an emergency, knowledge of fire-fighting skills, life-saving skills, and the ability to negotiate and reason with difficult individuals may be required.

MENTAL DEMANDS:
The ability to remain tactful and professional at all times is critical for success in this position.  Successful multitasking is expected.  Adherence to security protocols is expected at all times.  While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple concurrent tasks; respond effectively to unexpected deadlines while dealing with frequent interruptions; and interact with staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or abusive individuals.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment described here is 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.

  

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.  More details and full position description may be found at www.talbotcountymd.gov - Starting salary $32,306 with full benefit package.

For best consideration submit resume with cover letter by July 2, 2018 to:
Employment Application
Talbot County, Maryland
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION
A Communications Specialist I is a new employee who must complete all initial training within the first year of employment.  Once they have completed all training and have had satisfactory or better evaluations over a two year period, he or she becomes eligible to move up to the position of Communications Specialist II.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.  Candidates must possess a high school diploma or (GED) certificate.
2.  Possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver’s License.
3.  Successfully complete and maintain CPR certification.
4.  Successfully complete and maintain AED certification.
5.  Successfully complete the National Academy Emergency Medial Dispatch (EMD) licensing requirement.  Once completed, license must always remain current.  Training shall be completed within six months of hire date.
6.  Successfully complete the National Academy Emergency Police Dispatch (EPD) licensing requirement.  Once completed, license must always remain current.  Training shall be completed within six months of hire date.
7.  Successfully complete the National Academy Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD) licensing requirement.  Once completed, license must always remain current.  Training shall be completed within six months of hire date.
8.  Successfully complete NCIC training through the State of Maryland.  Once certification is complete, it must be maintained at all times. 
9.  Successfully complete National Incident Management Systems Course (NIMS) seven hundred (700), one hundred (100) and two hundred (200).
10. Successfully complete various training classes offered and required of county employees.
11. Successfully complete the State of Maryland ETC course (Emergency Telecommunication Course).

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Receive and dispatch all 9-1-1 calls in Talbot County.
2.  Receive and dispatch all fire, ambulance and rescue calls in Talbot County.
3.  Receive and dispatch fire, ambulance and rescue from Talbot County to mutual aid calls in surrounding jurisdictions.
4.  Receive and transmit information via radio, telephone, electronic signaling devices, and or computer.
5.  Transfer all police calls to the Maryland State Police and Easton Police Department.
6.  Receive and dispatch calls for the Talbot County Sheriff’s Department, Easton Police Department, St. Michaels Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Trappe Police Department.
7.  Proficient in use of METERS/NCIC/CJIS equipment.
8.  Perform medical patches between local hospitals and Paramedic/EMS units for the entire Eastern Shore, along with units in parts of Virginia.  Also do patches for private ambulance services to the same facilities.  Must also perform patches through EMRC for all specialty hospitals throughout the state for the same counties and private ambulances.
9.  Observe weather conditions and notify other agencies of weather broadcasts we receive.
10. Use numerous software programs in tracking hurricanes, tropical storms and severe weather.  Use various other emergency management and hazardous material software, as necessary, to perform job duties effectively.
11. Update residential & business information in CAD system such as address, phone numbers, directions, alarm information, medical information and contact persons.  In addition, perform other data entry, as necessary.
12. Continuously monitor several radio channels simultaneously.
13  Maintain up-to-date lists, checklists, logs and so forth, such as but not limited to, fire company information, box alarms, medical buildup, databases, resources, contact lists, local, State/Federal information lists, 9-1-1 information, hang-ups, NAWAS alerts, weather alerts, controlled burnings, street closings, equipment out of service, equipment function logs, etc.
14. Receive and transmit information via TDD equipment.
15. Use voice/data recording equipment.
16. Maintain monthly reports and statistics.
17. Perform other related tasks and duties not listed in the job description, but are in the general occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES 
1.  Basic understanding of radio-telephone communications.
2.  Knowledge of geography of Talbot County and of surrounding counties.
3.  Ability to comprehend information quickly during 9-1-1 calls and to be able to act quickly and concisely in emergency situations.  Ability to be decisive and to use good judgment are essential qualities.
4.  Computer knowledge essential.  Knowledge of programs determined as essential to dispatch, emergency management, hazardous materials management and weather, among others is extremely important.  Must understand radio and technical equipment to a degree necessary to perform the job.
5.  Must have command of the English language, both orally and written, be able to spell accurately, use proper grammar and punctuation, and be able to type at least 30-40 wpm using a computer.
6.  Must be detail oriented, motivated, dedicated and possess the ability to work harmoniously with other Communication Specialists.
7.  Ability to set work priorities, multi task and handle information of a confidential nature.
8.  Be able to work on a rotating shift basis, including weekends and holidays.
9.  Expected to be available for duty during emergency situations for what could be the duration of the emergency.  Availability could be for several hours until the emergency is under control.
10. Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

 

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.

 

INMATE CLASSIFICATION COUNSELOR/CASE MANAGER
Talbot County Department of Corrections is accepting applications for a full-time Inmate Classification Counselor/Case Manager.  This position performs assessments and reassessments on all inmates to determine custody level, special needs/requirements and housing assignment, including institutional, educational, employment, social and family histories from which a treatment plan is developed.  Serves as a Departmental liaison with other criminal justice and government agencies including State Attorney’s Office, defense attorneys law enforcement, health department Social Services and other relevant public, private and faith based organizations.  Must be able to effectively communicate, both in writing and orally, with government personnel and the public and to work under stressful conditions and maintain composure.  Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with at least two years experience in a correctional setting.  Experience in development, implementation and administration of remedial programs strongly desired.  Must obtain and maintain Correctional Officer certification pursuant to the requirements of the State of Maryland.  Proficient with office technology, methods and processes is required.  Any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience may be substituted. Starting salary $40,324 with benefit package.  For best consideration, submit cover letter, resume and references by July 13, 2018 to:

Talbot County Administrative Services
Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601

Talbot County is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION
OVERVIEW
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. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree with at least two (2) years professional paid experience in a correctional setting. Experience in the development, implementation and administration of remedial programs strongly desired.  Must obtain and maintain Correctional Officer certification pursuant to the requirements of the State of Maryland.  Proficiency with current office technology, methods and processes is required.  Any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted.

DUITES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.  Perform a comprehensive assessment, and periodic reassessments, on all inmates to determine appropriate custody level, special needs/requirements and housing assignment.  Assessment includes, but is not limited to, institutional, educational, employment, social and family histories from which an individualized case management and treatment plan is developed.
2.  Coordinate and participate in periodic classification review meetings of inmates on special security status/levels including those on administrative/disciplinary segregation, protective custody and those with special needs, i.e. geriatric, developmentally disabled, physically disabled, mentally ill, etc.
3.  Conduct inmate orientation to ensure awareness of institutional rules and regulations as well as inmate program, service, work and treatment opportunities.
4.  Serves as a Departmental liaison with other criminal justice and governmental agencies including the courts, States Attorney’s Office, defense attorneys, law enforcement, health department, mental health providers, Social Services, Child Protective Services, the United States Marshal’s Office and other relevant public, private and faith based organizations.
5.  Determines through interview, investigation and evaluation an inmate’s eligibility to participate in various programs including education, internal and external work assignments, treatment, counseling and reentry and makes recommendations regarding same.
6.  Answers Inmate Request Slips regarding classification and program participation issues.
7.  Serves as Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Coordinator and ensures Departmental compliance with PREA Standards by conducting periodic internal audits.
8.  Assists with the operation and administration of various programs as needed.  Programs include Electronic Home Monitoring, Community Service, Work Release and internal Inmate Work Programs.
9.  Assists as needed with the calculation of inmate sentence diminution, calculation of inmate release dates and the establishment and maintenance of inmate records.
10. Develop individualized inmate transition plan for those inmates voluntarily participating in the Department’s Re-Entry program.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1.  Understand and employ modern correctional concepts, theory and relevant case law, statute(s) and regulation(s) in the performance of primary duties.
2.  Effectively interview and counsel inmates to motivate them toward successful participation in various inmate programs.  Understand and incorporate effective treatment options and concepts. 
3.  Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with persons at all levels of government (federal, state and local) and the public.
4.  Strong ability to work independently with little or no direct supervision; to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions with a focus on ensuring public safety.
5.  Manage confidential information and matters in a discreet and professional manner. 
6.  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. 
7.  Meet deadlines, work under stressful conditions and maintain composure when challenged.

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 this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk and hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus between the two. 

Mental Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex human service problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with County/Departmental managers, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or abusive individuals. 

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.

  

PARAMEDIC
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SREVICES, 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.  Submit resume and cover letter by July 6, 2018 to:

Administrative Services
Talbot County Government
11 N. Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

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:

EMT-B/Driver
Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher

Please submit letter of

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