Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 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: 

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:
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.

 

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE INSPECTOR/CODE COMPLIANCE OFFICER
This full-time, full benefit position is responsible for the administrative enforcement of the County’s alcoholic beverages laws in addition to performing field and technical work in the enforcement of the Talbot County Code and related permits and licenses, including Short Term Rentals.  The primary work hours for this position are during evenings and weekends.  The ABI/CCO shall investigate complaints and violations, conducts investigations and inspections and prepares and issues notices of violations and citations. The ABI/CCO 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. 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. Salary $38,207 plus full benefit package.

For best consideration please submit resume, letter of interest and at least three professional references by May 10, 2018 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 Alcoholic Beverages Inspector/Code Compliance Officer (“Inspector”) is a full time position that reports to the Chief Code Compliance Officer. This position is responsible for administrative enforcement of the County’s alcoholic beverages laws in addition to performing field and technical work in the enforcement of the Talbot County Code and related permits and licenses. The primary work hours for this position are during evenings and weekends.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK: 
1.  The Inspector shall provide administrative enforcement of the County’s zoning and 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 complaints and violations of zoning and alcoholic beverages laws. Investigation shall consist of interviewing the licensee or their designee, coordination with the proper agencies and reporting investigation results to the Chief Code Compliance Officer or Liquor Board (“Board”) for action if warranted.
3.  The Inspector will be skilled in identifying and resolving issues associated with permit and license holder standards and conditions to include short-term rentals. The Inspector will be trained in the use of equipment that will assist in identifying noise violations.
4.  The Inspector shall monitor compliance with license requirements issued by the Department of Planning and Zoning and all special conditions and will act as a liaison between complainants and license holders or their agents to include short term rental licenses.
5.  The Inspector shall visit and inspect at unannounced times every alcoholic beverages 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 of alcoholic beverages licensed premises 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 (4) 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.
6.  The Inspector may also conduct onsite observations of the exterior surroundings of the building which houses the alcoholic beverages 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 to the local policing authority in the jurisdiction in which the licensee’s premises are located.  
7.  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;
    (d) Reports and findings of investigations; and
    (e) Attendance at Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TIPS) classes.
8.  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.
9.  A bi-weekly meeting will be held with the Chief Code Compliance Officer and at other times as necessary.
10. The Inspector shall be trained in the instruction of and 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. The Inspector shall receive TIPS training for instruction within 90 days or as soon as feasible after employment.
11. Unless performing an inspection, the Inspector may use a personal vehicle while working if he chooses, but will not be reimbursed for mileage.
12. Such other duties regarding administration and enforcement of the Talbot County Code, as may be prescribed. 

 

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:
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
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.

 

CHIEF CODE COMPLIANCE OFFICER
DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND ZONING, TALBOT COUNTY, MD
This position supervises the operations and activities of the county’s code enforcement program including conducting investigations, onsite inspections and Code awareness training. Also responsible for ensuring corrective action to include issuing notices of violations and citations, as applicable.  Required to drive county vehicle and travel within and outside the County.  Some evening meeting attendance required.  Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree from an accredited college plus five years of working experience in a management capacity that includes managing an office, supervising personnel, computer/data base skills or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills required for the full position description. Extensive public interaction is required; applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and effective public speaking skills. This is a full-time position with full benefits. Salary DOQ. 

For best consideration send resume with cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements by  February 5, 2018 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 Zoning administers and facilitates planning for the county’s physical development, growth and preservation. This includes comprehensive planning, zoning, subdivision, building permit and site plan review and enforcement of county, state and federal mandates and programs. The Department administers and coordinates the functions of several boards and commissions to include the Board of Appeals, Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, and Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board. The Department oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
Unless directed otherwise, this position reports to the Assistant Planning Officer and supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the operations and activities of the county enforcement program including conducting onsite inspections and reinspections; investigating and determining existence and type of zoning, housing, public safety, building codes or property maintenance violation and recommends corrective actions to bring about compliance; determines time frames for compliance achievement; prepares and issues notices of violations and citations.  Required to drive county vehicle and travel within and outside the County.  Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary in the performance of duties. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Associates Degree from an accredited college plus five years of working experience in a management capacity that includes managing an office, supervising personnel, computer/data base skills OR:  any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills cited below.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1.  Ability to understand and apply all pertinent codes for Talbot County.
2.  Ability to gain compliance predominantly through negotiation rather than enforcement actions.
3.  Ability to read, understand, enforce and explain legal documents, codes, rules and regulations. 
4.  Ability to effectively supervise Code Enforcement Officers and other assigned staff.
5.  Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and math.
6.  Ability to learn and utilize MUNIS and any other required computer software.
7.  Ability to oversee the consistent and accurate filing and keeping of permanent records in a
      manner consistent with office procedures.
8.  Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing and prepare written investigative and
     compliance reports.
9.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the
     general public.
10. Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
11. Able to accurately and consistently read and apply all rules and regulations.

DUTIES AND WORK EXAMPLES
1. Responsible for the enforcement of the County Comprehensive Plan and all applicable implementing ordinances.
2. Coordinates and assists in the enforcement of relative codes related to the Planning Office and other County agencies, including but not limited to, the zoning code, the forest conservation ordinance, the local critical area program, the minimum livability code, the hazardous structure and weed and litter codes, and various environmental health provisions.  Exceptions to this authority include animal control, alcoholic beverage, tobacco, and parks and recreation and others sections as outlined in the Talbot County Code.
3. Performs field inspections of alleged County code violations, condition approvals, special exceptions, Critical Area and forestry maintenance and other inspections as necessary.
4. Prepares required information for the County Attorney’s review and subsequent compliance or court action.
5. Responsible for maintaining records of all complaint investigations, findings, enforcement and legal actions taken.  Oversees development and maintenance of enforcement records database.
6. Enforces conditions imposed by Board of Appeals, Planning Commission or conditional approvals. 
7. Prepares enforcement year-end report and other reports as requested, with the number of complaints, number of investigations performed, cases sent to the County Attorney, compliance history, and other applicable statistics. 
8. Appears as witness before Boards, Commissions or Courts when required.
9. Supervises, evaluates and monitors the activities of Code Enforcement Officer(s) and Alcoholic Beverage Inspector(s).
10. Other duties as assigned.

 

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.

   

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
Reports to the Director of Emergency Services.  Position is responsible for building/maintaining stakeholder coalitions to identify community risks and execute mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery plans; to organize and, as necessary, manage the emergency operations center and provide support for incident command operations.  Minimum qualifications: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience is desired.  Certified Emergency Manger (CEM) designation is desired.  At least one year of experience in writing and implementing emergency plans, procedures and policies for response to public emergencies and disasters.  An additional five (5) years experience in a responsible administrative or technical position in business, government or a profession is preferred.  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  Knowledge of basic principles of emergency services, principles and practices of government operations, including organizational planning, analysis, hazardous material, chemical, biological and nuclear hazards, terrorism, natural hazards, technical hazards disaster response and plan/report writing.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, hurricane tracking software, WEB EOC and GIS is desirable.  Continuing education and training is required.  Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver’s License. Full-time position with full benefits. Salary range starts at $46,020. 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 and three professional references by May 18, 2018 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.


POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW:
The Emergency Management Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Services. This position is responsible for building and maintaining stakeholder coalitions to identify community risks and execute mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery plans; to organize and as necessary manage the emergency operations center and provide support for incident command operations. This is a full-time position with Talbot County and includes all employee benefits.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1.   Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience is desired. Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) designation is desired.  Any equivalent combination of acceptable experience and/or education which provides the knowledge, skill and abilities cited below may be considered.
2.   At least one year of experience in writing and implementing emergency plans, procedures, and policies for response to public emergencies and disasters.
3.   An additional five (5) years of paid, full-time employment in a responsible administrative or technical position in business, government or a profession is preferred.
4.   Excellent communications skills, both written and oral.
5.   Knowledge of basic principles of emergency services, principles and practices of government operations, including organizational planning, analysis, hazardous materials, chemical, biological and nuclear hazards, terrorism, natural hazards, technical hazards disaster response and plan/report writing.
6.   Computer proficiency; ability to use computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, hurricane tracking software, WEB EOC, and GIS is desirable.
7.   Ability to remain calm in an extremely stressful environment.
8.   Ability to work both independently and as part of a team of co-workers, County Officials, the public and media representatives.
9.   Must successfully complete any required continuing education and training.
10.  Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver’s License.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK:
1.   Develops, writes and maintains the County’s all-hazard emergency, preparedness and resilience plans and procedures by utilizing local, state, and federal guidelines.
2.   Develops, maintains, and formats plans, manuals, job aids and procedures to ensure proper response of personnel and agencies who may be involved in the emergency management cycle.
3.   Develops, coordinates, and conducts training on County and regional emergency plans and procedures for emergency operations. Maintains all related records of training.
4.   Coordinates and maintains workgroups to address action items listed in the County’s Hazard Mitigation and Community Resilience Plan and other priority emergency management projects.
5.   Required to respond to Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as directed to fulfill staff positions or serve as a member of the emergency response management/support team.
6.   Uses computer modeling and mapping systems to supplement the planning efforts and support public information meetings.
7.   Prepares documentation, reports, supporting information and completes applications for grant funding relating to emergency management.
8.   Coordinates regional planning with other local jurisdictions, state, and federal agencies.
9.   Reviews vendor information and literature and prepares specifications for contracted services relating to emergency management planning, equipment purchases and evaluation.
10.  Coordinates regional and local emergency plans with the local, state, and federal government strategic initiatives and directives.
11.  Assist with the management of the EOC and may be asked to coordinate efforts in the field.
12.  Oversees the Department of Emergency Services Volunteer Program.
13.  Coordinates Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) for the community.
14.  Performs related work as necessary.

 

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.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS OPERATOR I (wastewater/water)
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Talbot County, Maryland has an immediate full-time opening for an Environmental Systems Operator I (wastewater/water treatment). Applicants should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in general mechanical maintenance and/or construction work and a High School Diploma (or equivalent) and a valid Maryland driver’s license. Applicant may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation at County’s discretion. Compensation package includes: salary $32,306 plus full employee benefits. For best consideration, please submit a resume, letter of interest and professional references by June 1, 2018 to:
Administrative Services
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov  

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
TALBOT COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT
H.S. diploma or G.E.D.  Experience on front-end loaders, rollers, tractors, etc.  Minimum Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required. Salary DOQ with full benefit package. 

Talbot County accepts applications for this position on a rolling basis. Please submit letter of interest and resume to:
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

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 possession of a high school equivalence and one year of full-time experience or its equivalent in the operation of trucks (26,0001 G.V.W) and/or construction equipment or commercial equipment.  At least one of these types of equipment must have included a vehicle equipped with a pedal-operated clutch and a four-speed manual-selection transmission.  Applicant must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK:   (examples are illustrative only)
1. Ability to operate heavy trucks or appropriate construction and maintenance equipment (i.e.:  front-end loader, tractor mower, wood chipper, tractor broom, pneumatic and steel wheeled rollers, etc.) to maintain County owned roads, bridges and rights-of-way.
2. Exercises judgment for the safe operation of all types of automotive and truck equipment assigned.
3. Maintains the appearance of equipment by removing road soils, cleaning windshields, washing and steaming equipment.
4. Under the direction of Roads Department Shop Personnel changes oil, greases, lubricates, services oil and air filters, changes tires, checks oil levels in engines and gear cases, checks coolant levels in radiators, and replaces fuses and lamps.
5. May assist Roads Department Shop Personnel in the performance of more difficult maintenance functions.
6. Assists with Roads Department’s annual resurfacing program.
7. Performs snow/ice removal as necessary.
8. May assist in the erection and maintenance of road signs.
9. Flags traffic.
10. Uses a variety of hand and power tools such as sledges, hammers, wrenches, brooms, shovels, picks, hand tamps, saws, drills, sprayers, post hole diggers, etc., and maintains such equipment.
11. Cleans buildings, shop areas, and grounds as needed.
12. Performs other necessary duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
1. Ability to operate a variety of construction equipment such as dump trucks with a GVW of 26,001 lbs. or greater, front-end loaders, motor rollers, highway tractor mowers, etc.
2. Elementary knowledge of the operation of automotive equipment used in the maintenance and construction of highways and of the care and routine maintenance of trucks, gasoline engines and diesel engines.
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. 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.
5. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
6. Ability to perform, under supervision, other related roadway and bridge maintenance functions.
7. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.
8. Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II
TALBOT COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT
H.S. diploma or G.E.D.  Experience on front-end loaders, rollers, tractors, etc.  Minimum Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required. Salary DOQ with full benefit package. 

Talbot County accepts applications for the following poition on a rolling basis.  Please submit letter of interest and resume to:
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

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 FOR MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II:
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence and two years of full-time experience or its equivalent in the operation of trucks (26,0001 G.V.W) and/or construction equipment or commercial road maintenanceequipment.  At least one of these types of equipment must have included a vehicle equipped with a pedal-operated clutch and a four-speed manual-selection transmission.  Applicant must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK:   (examples are illustrative only)
1. Ability to operate heavy trucks or appropriate construction and maintenance equipment (i.e.:  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.
2. Exercises judgment for the safe operation of all types of automotive and truck equipment assigned.
3. Maintains the appearance of equipment by removing road soils, cleaning windshields, washing and steaming equipment.
4. Under the direction of Roads Department Shop Personnel changes oil, greases, lubricates, services oil and air filters, changes tires, checks oil levels in engines and gear cases, checks coolant levels in radiators, and replaces fuses and lamps.
5. May assist Roads Department Shop Personnel in the performance of more difficult maintenance functions.
6. Assists with Roads Department’s annual resurfacing program.
7. Performs snow/ice removal as necessary.
8. May assist in the erection and maintenance of road signs.
9. Flags traffic.
10. 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.
11. Cleans buildings, shop areas, and grounds as needed.
12. Performs other necessary duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
1. Ability to operate a variety of construction equipment such as dump trucks with a GVW of 26,001 lbs. or greater.
2. Working knowledge of the operation of automotive equipment used in the maintenance and construction of highways and of the care and routine maintenance of trucks, gasoline engines and diesel engines.
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. 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.
5. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
6. Ability to perform, under supervision, other related roadway and bridge maintenance functions.
7. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.
8. Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III
TALBOT COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT
H.S. diploma or G.E.D.  Experience on front-end loaders, rollers, tractors, etc.  Minimum Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required. Salary DOQ with full benefit package. 

Talbot County accepts applications for the following poition on a rolling basis.  Please submit letter of interest and resume to:
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

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 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 maintenanceequipment.  Applicant must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License and be able to move equipment.  Minimum five (5) years experience wth 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 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. Flags 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 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 busines hours during adverse weather conditions.

 

PROJECT MANAGER I
TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
The primary responsibilities of the Project Manager I include oversight and management of the Bay Restoration Fund (BRF) - OSDS Grant Program by assisting property owners with securing grants to install denitrifying treatment units on septic systems, coordinating installation data with the Talbot County Office of Environmental Health and the Maryland Department of the Environment.
Requirements:  Three years working experience in civil works, engineering, project design, construction management and contract administration.  Completion of an environmental science or engineering degree program at an accredited college or university can be substituted for experience or any equivalent combination of acceptable education or experience.  Valid MD driver's license required.  Salary range starting at $35,052 with full benefit package.

For best consideration please submit letter of interest, resume and references by close of business May 23, 2018 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 position provides the oversight and management of the Bay Restoration Fund (BRF) – OSDS Grant Program by assisting property owners with securing grants to install denitrifying treatment units on septic systems, coordinating installation data with the Talbot County Office of Environmental Health and the Maryland Department of the Environment.  In addition to these duties, the Project Manager I completes annual inspections of various denitrifying treatment units, files monthly reporting documents to MDE and works with individual property owners in maintaining their denitrifying treatment units.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Completion of an environmental science or engineering degree program at an accredited college or university can be substituted for experience.  Having three years working experience in civil works, engineering, project design, construction management, contract administration, OR: any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience that provides the skills cited below:

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for the enforcement of various ordinances, policies and codes related to capital construction and improvement.
2. Responsible for preparation, review, and management of plans, purchase orders, permit and grant applications, analytical evaluations and reports, cost estimates, general technical correspondence, contract documents and construction agreements related denitrifying treatment units.
3. Responsible for developing and/or utilizing automated data management and design systems, including equipment and material inventories, related to facilities capital improvement and maintenance program activities.  Maintains operating instructions for denitrifying treatment equipment.
4. Performs field work and inspections necessary to monitor, manage and administer project contracts and insure that service and contract work is satisfactorily performed in accordance with specifications.  Maintains written logs, photographs, data inventories and other records to document field activities.
5. Inspects and evaluates individual denitrifying treatment units for needed repairs, maintenance, and services.  Develops and implements service requirements and special procedures for equipment and systems.
6. Responds to disputes arising from project related activities and to requests from other agencies and departments.  Coordinates requests and responses between County and State Officials, property owners and contractors.
7. Prepares and reviews budgets and cost estimates for facilities construction, maintenance, repair and improvement projects related to denitrifying treatment units.
8. Prepares status and performance reports associated with denitrifying treatment units.
9. Reviews and recommends payment for invoiced services associated with assigned contracts and procurements.
10. Performs other related work as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
1. Knowledge of general environmental science and/or engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing and denitrifying treatment units.
2. Ability to understand the performance of electrical, plumbing repairs and installations associated with denitrifying treatment units.
3. Proficiency in reading, reviewing and interpreting engineering construction and site plans, designs, details, drawings, schedules, cost estimates, operating manuals, technical specifications and reports and proposals associated with contract administration for design, construction, repair and maintenance of denitrifying treatment units.
4. Ability to prepare contracts, change orders, budgets, cost estimates and maintenance reports.
5. Ability to utilize modern administrative and automated design computer applications.
6. Ability to plan, direct, inspect and review the work and performance of contractors installing denitrifying treatment units.
7. Ability to communicate effectively through proficient writing and verbal skills.
8. Capable of driving a motor vehicle and valid, current possession of a Maryland Class C operator’s license.
9. Ability to represent the County in Public Works activities and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors, government officials and the general public.
10. Ability to work effectively with other County, State and Federal Departments and their staff.
11. Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

 

RECORDATION CLERK AND REAL ESTATE PROPERTY TAXES CLERK
TALBOT COUNTY FINANCE DEPARTMENT.
Position is responsible for all aspects of the collection of Recordation Tax, including certification of lien satisfaction and the review of Deeds and other documents to be recorded by the Clerk of the Court; other administrative work essential to real property tax and miscellaneous billing and collections.  Requirement:  Associates Degree and 2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  For information about Talbot County, please go to www.talbotcounty.gov. Salary $35,052 with excellent benefit package. 

For best consideration please submit letter of interest and resume by close of business March 19, 2018 to:
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:
Complex customer service position responsible for all aspects of the collection of Recordation Tax, including certification of the lien satisfaction and the review of Deeds and other documents to be recorded by the Clerk of the Court.  Position also covers other administrative work essential to real propery tax and miscellaneous billing and collection.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates Degree and 2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK:   (examples are illustrative only)
1. Review and approve deeds submitted for recordation in Talbot County, verifying that the Intake sheet reflects the information contained on the deed.
2. Perform research which verifies that all liens are paid prior to stamp of Deed for transfer. These include property taxes, water and sewer charges, recaptured tax credits, and other miscellaneous liens.
3. Review the following documents being submitted for recordation: Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Contracts of Sale, Declarations of Trust, Easements, Financing Statements, Homeowners Liens, Leases, Memorandum of Leases, Modifications, Mortgages, Right-of-ways, Statements of Loan Advances, Amendments to Mortgages and Deeds of Trust, Assignments and other documents. Review involves applying general guidelines, analyzing complex documents, making independent decisions, and taking responsibility for those decisions.
4. Based on State and County law determine whether the document is subject to recordation tax or if it qualifies for an exemption. Determine the amount on which recordation tax should be calculated. Review applicable transactional documents to verify that the consideration recited in the Intake Sheet reflects the total consideration actually being received for the property. Review settlement sheets to determine if any of the charges shown are additional consideration.
5. Calculate and collect recordation tax, completing required information and stamping the document for processing at the Clerk's Office.
6. Submit questionable documents to the Office of Law for determination of whether recordation tax is applicable and/or the amount on which recordation tax should be calculated.
7. Provide customer service to walk-in and telephone customers. Answer queries concerning applicable fees on various real estate transactions and filings of deeds and deeds of trust.
8. Stay abreast of changes to State or County law, as well as Letters of Advice, Memorandum to Clerks, and Opinions of the Attorney General which may impact the collection of Recordation Tax.
9. Serve as the go-to person for other staff members who are presented with complex documents. Handle the review of complex documents pre-submitted for review.
10. Maintain e-recording software.
11. Assist with tax billings.
12. Act as back up for the billing and collection of real property taxes.
13. Prepare miscellaneous billings for various county agencies.
14. Assist with the preparation of the Annual Tax Sale including reviewing tax sale ads and preparation of documents for both sale and redemption.
15. Assist with Mass Payment Postings of real property tax payments.
16. Act as a back-up for customer service area.
17. Act as a back-up for review of deposits before they go to the bank.
18. Assist with Public Information Act request.
19. Assist with grant reimbursement.
20. Prepare journal entries when necessary.
21. Back up for monthly GL processing and reporting.
22. Assist with bank reconciliation of all bank accounts.
23. Assist with preparation of detailed financial reports and analysis; provide detailed information during auditing process.
24. Assist with other Finance Office duties and responsibilities as needed.
25. Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
1. Ability to read and interpret legal documents and contracts such as deeds and leases; 
2. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;
3. Ability to speak effectively with customers/taxpayers of the County on the phone or in person;
4. Ability to manage databases and applications.  Skills in computer file management.
5. Ability to use a computer to access, input and extract data;
6. Knowledge of the principles and practices of reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions;
7. Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting;
8. Skill in posting and balancing accounts and calculating percentages;
9. Skill in resolving problems associated with incomplete, inaccurate or conflicting source data and in reconciling and correcting errors in accounts;
10. Skill in managing work time efficiently and effectively under deadlines;
11. Knowledge with Excel and Word, including setting up worksheets and other documents;
12. Ability to use a 10 key calculator to run tapes;
13. Ability to work independently;
14. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with Finance Office staff, citizens and representatives from all County departments.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER: 

TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, 9-1-1 COMMUNICATIONS
Part-time position with duties to include: dispatching emergency equipment, monitoring radios, electrical signaling devices and answering emergency calls.  Typing skills required and computer knowledge helpful.  Starting salary $12.00/hr. 

For best consideration submit resume with cover letter by August 18, 2017 to:
Cheril Thomas
Director of Administrative Services
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
HOG NECK GOLF COURSE

Talbot County's Hog Neck Golf Course is currently accepting employment applications for the following part time seasonal positions:
   Pro Shop Clerk
   Golf Starter
   Cart Person must be 16 years old. 

Salary $9.25 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

 

CAFÉ COUNTER CLERK

Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course
Must be 21 years old and able to work a rotating schedule.  Salary $9.25 per hour plus tips.  

Apply or send resume to:
Hog Neck Golf Course
10142 Old Cordova Road
Easton, MD 21601

Applicant must pass a drug screening test and background check.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE 
Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course is accepting applications for maintenance workers.  Duties include, but not limited to daily course setup, mowing (using various ride on equipment), and finer aspects of golf maintenance.  Salary is negotiable,  and no experience is necessary. 

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 EMERGENCY SERVICES 
accepts applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:
 
EMT-B/Driver
Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher
 
Please submit letter of interest and resume 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.

 

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION
Part-Time Positions Available:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR AND CAMP LEADERS for SUMMER CAMP 
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation announces openings for the 2018 Summer Camp.  Positions will be responsible for supervising various ages of campers while interacting in, leading and managing recreational activities.  Experience supervising children is preferred.  CPR, AED, and First Aid Training Certification is required and will be provided. 

Submit an application to:
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation
10028 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601

For more information contact (410-770-8050)

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


LIFEGUARDS AND POOL MANAGERS
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation announces openings for the 2018 Aquatics Program.  Lifeguards and Pool Managers must have either the Professional Rescuer Lifeguard Training Certification or the YMCA Lifeguard Training Certification.  Applicants must be 16 years of age. 

Submit an application to:
Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation
10028 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601

For more information contact (410) 770-8050.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

  

 

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