Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 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 go to Employment Application and fill out the application.  In addition, you may also send a resume with cover letter, and salary requirements by close of business December 14, 2018 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.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW
Personnel of the Talbot County Department of Corrections are responsible for ensuring the public’s safety by providing for the safe, secure, humane and constitutional incarceration of those inmates and arrestees lawfully committed to the Talbot County Detention Center.

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

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

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

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

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

In order to be successful in the position the incumbent must be able to:
1.  Make well reasoned and logical decisions where several options are available.  Perform duties with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
2.  Demonstrate and employ a thorough knowledge of office technology, procedures and equipment.
3.  Achieve and maintain an acceptable rate of date entry and typing proficiency.
4.  Establish and maintain automated and manual record keeping systems with accuracy.
5.  Manage confidential information and matters in a discreet and professional manner.
6.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels both internally and externally inclusive of co-workers, colleagues, elected officials, department heads, inmates and the general public.
7.  Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
8.  Provide and maintain order in intake area.
9.  May be required to assist sworn staff in certain situations.
10. Directs arrestee to holding cells or group waiting area.
11. Advises arrestee of expectations, behaviors, and standards during processing.
12. Observes and oversees arrestee and inmates in intake area.

 

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
H.S. Diploma or G.E.D., 18 years of age.  Starting salary for an uncertified correctional officer is $32,261 and for a certified correctional officer is DOQ with benefit package. We accept applications for this position year round.

For best consideration direct submissions to:
Department of Corrections
Administrative Office
115 West Dover Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I
Talbot County Department of Corrections is accepting applications for a full-time maintenance technician.  H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.   21 years of age.  Valid MD driver’s license.  Duties include: a variety of general facilities maintenance activities including but not limited to: electrical, carpentry, HVAC, Plumbing, Lighting and other Facility and Systems repairs.  Experience required. Specialized training required during probationary period. Starting salary $33,228 with benefit package.  Please go to Employment Application and fill out the on-line application or apply to:
 
Talbot County Department of Corrections
115 W. Dover St.
Easton, MD 21601. 

Application deadline: December 14, 2018. 

Talbot Couty 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.  Maintenance is responsible for the administration and supervision of all maintenance operations and related activities within the properties and buildings occupied by the Department of Corrections.  Responsibilities include budgeting, planning, organizing, scheduling and accomplishing maintenance programs in electrical, structural, plumbing, HVAC and building systems, participates in the installation and maintenance of electrical services in compliance with laws, codes, and regulations; creates long-range preventative maintenance plans to include equipment replacement schedules.  Provide direct supervision and evaluation of Maintenance personnel.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) and five years of skilled or semi-skilled maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed and College level course work to obtain job related licenses or certifications is desirable. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.  Persons hired into this post may be required to either possess or obtain within specified time limits designated licenses, certificates or specialized education and training relevant to the area of assignment.  Preference would be given to individuals with Stationary Engineer License.  FSLA Status: Exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Performs a variety of corrective and/or preventative maintenance actions and tasks on mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling and other facilities systems within the Talbot County Public Safety Center;
2.  Adheres to preventative maintenance schedules, performs complex maintenance activities on various equipment and systems and adheres to standard operating procedures;
3.  Completes work in a neat, timely and accurate fashion;
4.  Performs operations as assigned, adheres to MOSHA safety and work regulations as well as Departmental policies, procedures and practices;
5.  Coordinates with supervisor to effect repairs while ensuring the safety, security, and integrity of the department;
6.  Ability to install, inspect, repair and maintain electrical, plumbing and other related systems within the Detention Center;
7.  Prepares records including inventory related to the work performed and materials and supplies used;
8.  Adhere to institutional policy for facility maintenance activities including conducting a comprehensive tool, supplies and materials inventory every time such items are introduced to the secure perimeter of the institution;
9.  Responds to emergencies as requested.  Performs the duties of a Correctional Officer when required and directed;
10. Coordinates all work related activities with Supervisor;
11. Performs general repairs such as painting, patching walls, security hardware, and landscaping as needed;
12. Assist in inspecting, operating and maintaining the heating, ventilation and cooling systems (including boiler system);
13. Ensures 100% compliance with all MCCS maintenance related standards;
14. Follows a Preventative Maintenance Program established by Supervisor.

Required Skills/Abilities
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.  Working knowledge of the methods, practices and equipment used in building maintenance including compliance regulations with EPA, OSHA, MOSHA, & MCCS.
3.  Advanced skills in painting.
4.  Ability to follow instructions independently with little supervision.
5.  Computer applications related to work, inventory control practices and principles.
6.  Techniques for effectively dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.
7.  Through knowledge of the occupational hazardous and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance in using equipment to complete assigned tasks. 
8.  Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
9.  At least three years of experience in general maintenance.
10. Must be competent in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and environmental software programs.
11. 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.
12. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Physical and Mental Demands
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is moderately quiet.  In certain assignments, an employee may occasionally work near moving equipment and be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, biological hazards, airborne fumes, outdoor weather conditions and loud, prolonged noise.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see read, talk, hear, or feel objects and controls.  Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as but not limited to personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine.  Be able to do significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, and handling, pushing and pulling.  Must be capable of performing heavy labor such as shoveling snow, and lifting extremely heavy objects.

  

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.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
accepts applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:

Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher

Please go to Employment Application and fill out the on-line application.  In addition, you may also submit a letter of interest and resume 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

  

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION
Part-Time Positions available:
Ice Rink Maintenance Staff, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, ** Must be 18 years or older**
Skate Guards/Skate Rental, **(must be able to ice skate)** Cashiers/Concession Workers Fri – Mon, various hours **Must be 16 years or older**

Apply at Talbot County Community Center Mon – Fri, 8am – 4:30pm, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD. 21601, 410-770-8050
or email to parks@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

GOLF COURSE GROUNDSKEEPER
Talbot County Hog Neck Golf Course is accepting applications for seasonal grounds maintenance workers.  Duties include general maintenance and operating small equipment, must be available to work weekends.  Salary depends on experience. 
Apply at Hog Neck Golf Course
10029 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601 
Applicant must pass a substance abuse test and background check. 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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