Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/TAX CLERK
Talbot County is seeking a full-time Accounts Receivable/Tax Clerk for the Finance Office. Requirements: high school graduate; 1 – 2 years experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting & balancing financial transactions. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Responsibilities to include: receiving, validating and receipting payments for county taxes and services; maintaining records, providing tax and other County fee information to citizens, other duties as assigned. Salary $30,479 – final salary DOQ with full benefits. For best consideration submit letter of interest, resume/application and references by March 5, 2021 to applications@talbotcountymd.gov or send to:
Talbot County Government
Employment Applications
11 N. Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Finance Office maintains all records of financial transactions of the County and oversees the operation of daily collections from the public.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Responsible for receiving, validating and receipting payments for county taxes and services. Work requires accuracy in all phases associated with the proper receipt of money, including counting and tabulating funds and maintaining routine clerical records. Work is performed independently within established policies and procedures and is reviewed by a superior during progress and upon completion for accuracy and adherence to proper procedures. Work includes providing tax and other County fee information to citizens and other interested parties.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provides full service to the public in regards to real estate taxes and other County fees and charges.
2. Receives and responds to telephone calls and waits on walk-in customers.
3. Receives monies by mail or in person for payment of taxes; verifies checks against bills and verifies that account numbers are on checks; balances cash, prepared required tabulations, including batching for data processing; prepares bank deposits for all monies received.
4. Makes changes and issues receipts for monies accepted at the window; inspects checks for proper amount, date, signature and endorsement; classifies receipt and validates documents.
5. Prepares correspondence and maintains correspondence files for tax issues, completes follow-up work in order to process customer requests.
6. Receives and processes deeds for the public by researching billing files and certifying that either all liens are satisfied, or preparing duplicate bills.
7. Processes petty cash vouchers, issuing cash to various county employees.
8. Computes and compares totals on daily reports with amount of checks currency and other forms of cash payment in register to verify balances.
9. Posts data to the proper accounts and balances receipts;
10. May complete credit card charge transactions.
11. Researches discrepancies in account balances by retrieving and examining original records for miscalculations or posting errors.
12. Corrects inaccuracies in account balances and adjusts accounting records to balance with source document totals.
13. Maintains accurate data by entering and updating accounts.
14. Assists with tax sale processes including preparation of documents for Notices, advertising, sale and redemption.
15. Prepare deposit and outstanding checks reports for monthly bank reconciliation.
16. Assists other Finance Office duties and responsibilities as needed.
17. Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Knowledge of basic arithmetic such as addition and subtraction.
2. Knowledge of the principles and practices of reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.
3. Skill in keyboarding and operating an adding machine.
4. Skill in identifying legal currency.
5. Ability to quickly and accurately key large amounts of alpha, numeric and symbolic data from source documents into a computer.
6. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare precise reports.
7. Ability to communicate effectively.
8. Ability to use a computer to access input and extract data; knowledge with Excel and Word, including setting up worksheets and other documents.
9. Ability to understand and follow instructions.
10. Ability to communicate effectively with the general public and co-workers.
11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, co-workers and the general public.

 

 

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 $32,909 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-M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Talbot County, Maryland seeks a County Attorney to provide legal services to the County, its officials, departments, employees, agencies, boards and commissions.  The incumbent will report directly to the County Council and is the chief legal officer of the County. The County Attorney will be responsible for carrying out the duties of the Talbot County Office of Law, which include conducting all law business of the County; acting as legal and legislative advisor for the County Council; and, representing the County in all legal actions in which the County is a party.  The incumbent will provide a range of transactional, litigation, and advisory services in this capacity with particular emphasis on real estate, land use, and municipal law.  Necessary skills include legal research, writing, oral presentation and advocacy, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  Prior to appointment, the incumbent shall be a resident of Talbot County for at least two years, a member in good standing of the Bar of the Maryland Court of Appeals, and actively engaged in the general practice of the legal profession in the State of Maryland for at least five years.  The incumbent must be available to work occasional evenings for Council meetings, board hearings, and similar events where the Office of Law’s presence is required.  Position is located in Easton, Maryland. For more information about Talbot County, visit www.talbotcountymd.gov. Salary and benefit package depending on qualifications (DOQ). For best consideration submit resume, professional writing sample, list of references, and salary expectations by February 26, 2021 to:  Department of Administrative Services, Attn: Kim Ferullo, Talbot County 11 N. Washington St., Easton, MD 21601, or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov. Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Talbot County Government is seeking a director responsible for all areas of personnel management and human resources. The position also oversees all of the County’s insurance requirements and risk management. Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resource Management or Public Administration or a related degree and a minimum of five years executive level personnel management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to accomplish the requirements of the position. Excellent written and verbal skills required. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex laws, contracts and legal documents. HIPAA certification required. Certification in Human Resources Management (such as SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or PHR) is preferred upon hire or within a 2-year timeframe of hiring. For best consideration, apply by March 5, 2021. Starting salary $80,896 – final salary determination DOQ.  Generous benefits package.  Apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or by mail to:
Employment Applications
Director of Human Resources
Talbot County Government
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Include resume, cover letter, and a minimum of three professional references.
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
POSITION OVERVIEW
This is a highly responsible management position. The Director of Human Resources works closely with the County Manager in coordinating the administrative affairs of the County Government.  The position is directly responsible for all Human Resources functions and all areas of insurance coverage for the County.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or Human Resources Management preferred, and/or a minimum of 5 years of administrative experience and supervisory/management experience. Must be HIPAA certified. Certification in Human Resources Management (such as SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or PHR) is preferred upon hire or within a 2 year timeframe of hiring.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Administers all Human Resources functions, including policies and procedure, wage and salary, benefit administration, recruitment, placement, promotions, training and development, discipline and discharge, performance evaluations, substance abuse testing, etc.
2.  Enforces County policies and procedures as well as all applicable federal and state laws.
3.  Administers all County benefits and insurance programs including: Health, General Liability, Property, Equipment, Environmental, Public Officials Liability, Employee Fidelity and Crime and Workers Compensation.
4.  Accepts other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the County Manager.
5.  If the Assistant County Manager is not available, if called upon, may assume the authority and duties of the County Manager in that person’s absence.
 
REQUIRED SKILLS
1.  Expert knowledge of principles and practices, both established and evolving, of Human Resource Management.
2.  Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel, public administration and public relations.
3.  Ability to act as a representative of Talbot County Government to the general public.
4.  Knowledge of governmental legal mandates, fiscal policies, and procedures including the budget process.
5.  Knowledge of management and requirements of self-insured health plans. Contract negotiation and management for liability coverages of diverse types, property insurance, life and disability insurance, worker’s compensation insurance, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, and Section 125 benefit plan management.
6.  Formulate plans, procedures and programs to meet specific training needs of all County personnel.
7.  Ability to communicate and keep the County Manager informed of all major issues and programs and to recommend changes as appropriate.
8.  Ability to supervise, plan, and coordinate the work of a staff tasked with diverse duties in order to accomplish the County’s goals and objectives.
9.  Ability to review, evaluate and initiate appropriate action on technical, legal reports, contracts and documents concerning County matters.
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with County officials, associates, subordinates, outside vendors, representatives from other agencies and the general public.
11. Proficient knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office programs.

 

 

EMT-B/DRIVER - Talbot County Emergency Services, EMS Division
Full-time position.  Requirements: MD certified EMT-B, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  Compensation: Salary approximately $32,629 which includes base salary, holiday compensation and scheduled overtime and excellent benefit package. Submit resume and cover letter to: Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 North Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601 or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov.  Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Emergency Medical Services provides pre-hospital medical care to critically ill or injured patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
This is a skilled and responsible work as a Maryland Certified EMT-B.  A self-motivated responsible person with administrative duties.  Under some supervision, carries out duties without detailed instructions but within specific limits and reports to Paramedic shift leaders.  Performance will be evaluated periodically based on previously agreed upon goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Perform necessary medical care on sick, injured and convalescent persons.  This shall be done at the site of the emergency, en route to the hospital or other destination as prescribed by medical protocol, medical consultation or by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) Quality Assurance. 
2.  Stabilize the condition of patients at the EMS-B level of EMS care.
3.  Assist in the extrication of victims from wreckage and entrapment.
4.  Perform emergency medical first aid examinations and assessments.
5.  Perform basic life support treatment such as bandaging wounds, control bleeding, spinal immobilization, insertion of oral and nasal airways, suctioning, application of MAST and other skills. 
6.  Be extremely familiar with Maryland Protocols and how they relate to the above skills. 
7.  Complete and file all pertinent state, county, local and hospital reports and related documents. 
8.  Recommend procedural changes when needed based on field experience and qualifications.
9.  Test and evaluate new equipment and make recommendations based on equipment performance. 
10. Participate in specialized and continuing education classes.
11. Establish rehabilitation at incidents.
12. Assist fire companies with medical support. 
13. Must be able to operate emergency vehicles in accordance with County driving procedures and DES/EMS Operations Manual SOPs.
14. Quickly and accurately utilizes maps and obtains information pertinent to the emergency response. 
15. Assumes the responsibility for the maintenance of medical equipment, office and living quarters while on duty. 
16. Performs quality assurance reviews of career and part-time peer EMT-Bs and may assist in quality assurance review of BLS providers as requested by the Medical Director. 
17. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Ability to perform physically exhausting tasks associated with the position.
2.  Must have excellent moral character.
3.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other health care providers, supervisors, patients and the general public.
4.  Must be able to apply the principles of logical thinking to a wide range of practical problems.
5.  Must have the ability to use sound judgment while quickly and logically analyzing problems, often under emotional stress.
6.  Ability to deal with people and situations in a sensitive manner that reflects the rights of others.
7.  Must have considerable knowledge of the Maryland Medical Protocols.
8.  Should have the ability to operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
9.  If the patient being transported is a Priority 3 patient, the EVO/EMT-B will perform patient care as the provider.  If the EVO is at the ALS provider level, they will be expected to perform ALS skills under the Paramedic job description.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1.  Must have regular use of the hands to manipulate and feel objects and equipment, to reach, pull/push, to talk and hear.
2.  Frequently required to sit, climb, stoop, run, kneel and walk while carrying weight.
3.  Occasionally, jumping from 1 – 2 feet, crawling and smelling are required.
4.  Frequent lifting and/or moving objects in excess of 100 pounds is required.
5.  Must have good close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and must be able to adjust focus.  Vision can be corrected with contact lenses/eye glasses.
6.  Must not suffer from claustrophobia.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those one encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job an employee is:
1.  Frequently exposed to risk of infection.
2.  Sometimes working near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places, in outside weather conditions.
3.  Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock and vibration.
4.  Sometimes exposed to moderate or loud noise levels such as sirens, air and gasoline powered equipment and helicopter engine noise.
 
REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
1.  Valid Driver’s License with no more than 3 current points
2.  Maryland Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
3.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
4.  Basic Trauma Life Support is strongly recommended 

  

FINANCE DIRECTOR
Talbot County is seeking a Finance Director to oversee all aspects of the daily financial activities and management of the County.  This position reports directly to the County Manager and is available to the County Council, County employees and the public to review financial matters.  Responsibilities for overall supervision and management include billing and collection of County, State and Municipal Real Property Taxes, accounting, payroll, budget development and administration, financial reporting, CAFR, etc.  Must be a strong leader, effective communicator, and possess excellent interpersonal skills.  Master’s Degree in public finance or business administration, GFOA Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) or CPA, 5 – 7 years managerial experience, extensive knowledge of complex financial matters.  Starting salary DOQ with full benefits.  For best consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume/application along with range of salary by March 19, 2021 to applications@talbotcountymd.gov or send to:
Talbot County Government
Employment Applications
11 N. Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Finance Office maintains all records of financial transactions of the County and oversees the operation of daily collections from the public.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Oversees all aspects of the financial activities and management for Talbot County.  Reports directly to the County Manager.  Is available to County Council, County employees and public to review financial matters.
Responsible for the overall supervision and management of the Finance Office and its activities:
Billing and Collection of County, State, and Municipal Real Property Taxes
Collection of other County Revenues
Billing and Collection of Sanitary District fees
Payroll
Accounts Payable
Cash Management
General Ledger
Annual County budget
County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s Degree in Public Finance or Business Administration, GFOA Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) or CPA, 5-7 years managerial experience, extensive knowledge of complex financial matters. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the above qualifications.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.   Works with staff to provide cordial, responsive and accurate information for County citizens, and Finance Office customers.
2.   Manages the professional and administrative staff of the Finance Office to insure that the systems and procedures necessary to maintain proper financial reporting and accounting controls are developed and maintained.
3.   Coordinates the annual budget preparation process for the County Manager. Attends meetings associated with the formulation and adoption of the County's Annual Budget. Specific duties include:
      Preparation of County Budget
      Prepares Revenue Projections for current and upcoming year
      Prepares Expenditure projections for current year
      Coordination with Agencies and Departments concerning Budget Request submissions
      Preparation of salary costs for upcoming year
      Assist County Manager with Budget recommendations
      Meet with County Council to determine revenue/expenditures for upcoming year
      Preparation of all Budget Documents including Ordinance and Workbook, appropriation letters, and public notices
4.   Supervises annual audit and the Federal Single audit for the County. Works with auditors to resolve all problems, review all audit reports prior to issuance. Specific duties include:
      Coordination with audit firm
      County Contact person for audit team
      Preparation of Audit work papers and Schedules including fixed assets, depreciation, debt service, payables, receivables, deferred revenues, etc.
      Preparation of the Uniform Financial Report for the State of Maryland
      Annual reports for numerous State agencies
      Annual reporting to municipal securities information repositories
5.   Oversees the issuance of debt for the County.  Responsible for coordination and preparation of financial documents for any new debt issuance including RFPs, Offering Statements, Legislation. County contact for Bond Counsel and Financial Advisor.  Responsible for continuing disclosure requirements for existing debt.
6.   Invests County funds as authorized by the Talbot County Investment Policy.  Insures that funds are secured and adequate rates of return are attained.
7.   Reviews appropriation requests against approved budgets for availability of funds prior to commitment.  Oversees the review and approval process for all invoices prior to payment to insure that expenditures do not exceed approved budget or amount authorized.
8.   Manages relationship with banks for all County funds and financial management needs
9.   Preparation of Financial Reports on routine basis for various State Agencies, Boards, County Council and County Departments.
10. Develops policy recommendations pertaining to financial and accounting issues for the County Manager and the County Council.
11. Serves as senior member of the County's management team and advises County Manager on a regular basis on fiscal matters.
12. Monitors State legislation with a potential fiscal impact on the County.
13. Reviews software application programs for the Finance Office processing. Supervises the installation of software programs and insures that Finance office staff is properly trained on applicable programs.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
  
REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.   Strong leadership skills.
2.   Effective communication skills both oral and written.
3.   Through knowledge of governmental (Fund) accounting principles and practices.
4.   Through knowledge of computer systems and applications.
5.   Ability to establish effective working relationships with associates, officials and public.
6.   Understanding of local government organization and procedures.

 

 

LEAD COLLECTIONS/DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OPERATOR
Talbot County Department of Public Works has a full-time opening for a Lead Collection/Distribution System Operator. Requirements: Minimum of three years of experience in the O&M of wastewater collection/water distribution systems, with a minimum of two years of supervisory experience, Certification from Maryland Board of Waste and Waterworks, a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. Applicant may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation. Salary DOQ, plus full employee benefits. For best consideration submit an application to www.talbotcountymd.gov - Employment Applications by March 12, 2021. You may also mail applications to:Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 North Washington Street, Easton, MD 21601. Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Public Works provides service in management and administration of legislative programs; project management of the Capital Improvements Program; special project, and utility management; and roads program management.

POSITION OVERVIEW
To perform a variety of skilled duties involved in the operation, maintenance and repair of Collection/Distribution Systems. Under general supervision of the Manager of the Environmental Operations Division, the Lead Collection/Distribution System Operator performs a variety of manual labor, and skilled work in the operations and maintenance of wastewater collection/water distribution systems and relative pump stations/distribution systems; demonstrates and exercises and full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Combination of training, education and experience which provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job as follows:
1. High school diploma or G. E. D.
2. Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the O&M of wastewater collection/water distribution systems, with a minimum of two years of supervising employees.
3. Certification at an appropriate level for wastewater collection or treatment operator from the Maryland Board of Waste and Waterworks Certification.
4. Possession of a valid Maryland driver’s license; may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation at County’s discretion.
5. Knowledge regarding word processing and personal computers.

RESPONSIBITIES
1. Serve as a representative of the Talbot County Sanitary District, demonstrating a positive attitude and progressive actions through the display of professionalism, courtesy, and appropriate tact and discretion in all interactions with other employees and with the public.
2. Exercise independent judgment regarding supervision of the O&M of system(s) assigned.
3. Supervise and assist in the daily operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer collection system and/or water distribution system(s), to include video-taping of existing lines, manhole inspections, hydro cleaning of sewer lines, etc.
4. Build and/or maintain operations and maintenance records, compliant with the requirements of local, State, and Federal regulation.
5. Build and/or maintain wastewater collection system/water distribution system(s) records.
6. Troubleshoot electrical systems, control systems, and mechanical systems used in the wastewater collection and water distribution systems, pump stations, etc.
7. Assist in the maintenance of equipment used throughout the Sanitary District.
8. Assist in the operation of solids handling and lab operations.
9. Be dependable and meet acceptable attendance requirements at all times.
10. Follow all applicable safety rules and regulations.
11. Assists in the coordination of all sanitary sewer/water distribution, and treatment plant improvements.
12. Performs other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Enforces codes pertaining to the above, as delegated.
2. Knowledge of materials, methods, practices and equipment used in wastewater collection systems/water distribution systems, and wastewater treatment plants’ O&M activities.
3. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
4. Types and level of maintenance and repair activities generally performed in wastewater collection, pumping and conveyance, as well as water distribution.
5. Regulations and record requirements promulgated by the local, State, and Federal regulators/permits.
6. Supervise, organize, train and evaluate staff.
7. Keep accurate and truthful records and prepare clear and concise reports.
8. Plan, forecast and justify operations and maintenance needs.
9. Work irregular hours when emergencies occur.
10. Communicate effectively with others; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
11. Operate sewer cleaning equipment, rodding machine, portable flow meters, composite samplers, miscellaneous lab equipment and gas detection equipment.
12. Exercise sound judgment and resolve problems under pressure.
13. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
14. Ability to perform the responsibilities of the position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable and safe accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

PARAMEDIC - Talbot County Emergency Services, 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 $42,255 which includes base salary, holiday compensation, and scheduled overtime.  Submit resume and cover letter by November 20, 2020 to: Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 N. Washington St., Easton, MD 21601 or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov.  Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer-M\F\Vets\Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Emergency Medical Services provides pre-hospital medical care to critically ill or injured patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
This is a skilled technical and responsible work as a Nationally Registered and Maryland Certified Paramedic or Maryland Certified Cardiac Rescue Technician with five years of active experience.  A self-motivated, responsible person with administrative duties.  Under some supervision, carries out duties without detailed instructions, but within specific limits and reports periodically based on previously agreed upon goals.  Cardiac Rescue Technicians working as a Paramedic will have one year from date of hire to be a Nationally Registered and Maryland Certified Paramedic.

RESPONSIBILITES
1.  Perform necessary medical care on sick, injured and convalescent persons.  This shall be done at the site of the emergency, en route to the hospital or other destination as prescribed by medical protocol, medical consultation or by the Maryland State Board of Physician Quality Assurance.
2.  Stabilize the condition at the highest level of EMS care available in the State of Maryland.
3.  Assist in the extrication of victims from wreckage and entrapment.
4.  Perform triage and/or assign and take medical command at major incidents.
5.  Supervise and/or perform emergency medical first aid examinations and assessments.
6.  Supervise and/or perform Basic Life Support treatment such as bandage wounds, controls bleeding, spinal immobilization, recognize and treat life threatening arrhythmias, insertion of intravenous and intraosseous lines, intubation, administration of a variety of medications, insertion or oral and nasal airways, needle decompression, suctioning, application of MAST and other skills.
7.  Be extremely familiar with Maryland Protocols and how they relate to the above skills.
8.  Complete and file all pertinent state, county, local and hospital reports and related documents.
9.  Recommend procedural changes when needed based on field experience and qualifications.
10. Test and evaluate new education classes. 
11. Establish and supervise rehabilitation at incidents.
12. Assist fire companies with medical support.
13. Must be able to operate emergency vehicles in accordance with County driving procedures and EMS SOPs.
14. Quickly and accurately utilizes maps and obtains information pertinent to the emergency response. 
15. Assumes the responsibility for the constant readiness of emergency vehicles while on duty.
16. Performs quality assurance reviews of career and part-time peer paramedics and CRTs and may assist in quality assurance review of EMS providers as requested by the Medical Director. 
17. Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Ability to perform exertional tasks associated with the position.
2.  Must have excellent moral character.
3.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other health care providers, supervisors, patients and the general public.
4.  Must be able to apply the principles of logical thinking to a wide range of practical problems.
5.  Must have the ability to use sound judgment while quickly and logically analyzing problems, often under emotional stress.
6.  Ability to deal with people and situations in a sensitive manner that reflects the rights of others.
7.  Must have considerable knowledge of the EMS principles, practices and techniques. 
8.  Must have a strong working knowledge of Maryland Medical Protocols.  Should have the ability to operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
9.  Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
1.  Regular use of the hands, manipulate and feel objects and equipment, to reach, pull/push, to talk and hear.
2.  Frequently required to sit, climb, stoop, run, kneel and walk while carrying weight.
3.  Occasionally, jumping from 1 – 2 feet, crawling and smelling are required.
4.  Frequent lifting and/or moving objects in excess of 100 pounds is required.
5.  Must have good close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and must be able to adjust focus.  Vision can be corrected with contact lenses/eye glasses.
6.  Must not suffer from claustrophobia.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job an employee is:
1.  Frequently exposed to risk of infection.
2.  Sometimes working near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places, in outside weather conditions.
3.  Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock and vibration.
4.  Sometimes exposed to moderate or loud noise levels such as sirens, air and gasoline powered equipment and helicopter engine noise.

REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
1.  Valid Driver’s License with no more than 3 current points
2.  Nationally Registered and Maryland Certified Paramedic or Maryland CRT
3.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support
4.  Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support
5.  Basic trauma Life Support
6.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
7.  Clinical Field Instructor strongly recommended

 

SENIOR ENGINEER
Talbot County is seeking a Senior Engineer for the Department of Public Works.  Applicants must have an architectural or engineering degree from an accredited university or college and five years’ experience in civil works, engineering, project design, construction management, building systems, contract administration, facility/commercial property maintenance.  Knowledge of hydraulics/hydrology; sanitary engineering; CADD; development/review of plans, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects; and project management.   Work is performed in the office and may require physical inspection of construction sites with some field related work.  Valid MD driver’s license required. Excellent benefits.  For best consideration submit cover letter, resume and references to:
Employment Applications
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Public Works provides service in management and administration of legislative programs; project management of the Capital Improvements program; special projects, solid waste and utility management; and roads program management. 

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Senior Engineer manages various capital projects associated with wastewater systems, roads, bridges, drainage, special projects and grant management.  This position also requires an understanding of local, state and federal laws associated with permits and funding.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Completion of an Engineering Bachelor’s Degree program at an accredited college or university with major course work in civil, environmental, sanitary, hydraulic or structural, a minimum five years of engineering experience, and either a Registered Professional Engineer or Land Surveyor in the State of Maryland, OR: any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience which provides the skills cited below and either a Registered Professional Engineer or Land Surveyor in the State of Maryland:

RESONSIBILITIES
1.  Performs drafting and surveying requirements of the department.
2.  Act as project manager for Capital Improvement Program.
3.  Secures grant funding and prepares Capital Improvement Programs requests.
4.  Completes design activities, engineering computation and engineering cost estimates for various assigned projects.
5.  Inspects construction of Capital Improvement Program projects for compliance with contract documents.
6.  Coordinates various legislated programs charged to Public Works.
7.  Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1.  Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and instruments used in drafting technical plans, surveying, engineering design and construction management.
2.  Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to the preparation of plans, specifications and designs.
3.  Ability to make engineering field surveys in order to secure complete and accurate data.
4.  Skilled in drafting accurate drawings from notes, survey data and rough sketches.
5.  Ability to prepare technical forms, reports, change notices and other correspondence.
6.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, officials and the general public.
7.  Thorough command of the English language and proficient communication and writing skills.
8.  Capable of driving a motor vehicle and possession of a valid, current driver’s license.
9.  Ability to operate a personal computer for word processing and spreadsheet applications to complete daily tasks.
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-M/F/Vets/Disabled.  

 

PER DIEM

BAILIFF
The Circuit Court for Talbot County is seeking applications for the position of interim Bailiff assisting Judge and Magistrate in preparing the bench for daily cases, oversees jury panel, responsible for assuring jurors are undisturbed at all times, with occasional evening hours. Graduation from an accredited high school.  This is a per diem paid position. Please submit an online application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or send resumes to:
Honorable Stephen H. Kehoe
Talbot County Circuit Court
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

    

SEASONAL POSITIONS  

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKERS
Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course is accepting applications for seasonal grounds maintenance workers.  Flexible schedules. Must pass a substance abuse test and background check.   Salary starts at $11.50 per hour.  Please go to our website www.talbotcountymd.gov, Employment Applications, and fill out the on-line application.  You may submit your application on-line or send to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Administrative Services
11 North Washington St.
Easton, MD  21601
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

 

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