Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities



Talbot County, Maryland seeks an Assistant 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 Attorney and assist in carrying out the duties of the Talbot County Office of Law, which include conducting all law business of the County; acting as legal advisor 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.  Admission to the Maryland bar, or the ability to obtain admission within nine (9) months, is required.  The incumbent will ideally be available for full-time employment.   In addition, 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.   Preference will be given to qualified candidates with at least two (2) years of relevant experience.  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 May 20, 2020 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


H.S. Diploma or G.E.D., 18 years of age.  Starting salary for an uncertified correctional officer is $32,583 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.


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, scheduled overtime and excellent benefit package. Submit resume and cover letter by March 27, 2020 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.

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

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.
1.  Valid Driver’s License with no more than 3 current points
2.  Maryland Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
3.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support
4.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
5.  Basic Trauma Life Support is strongly recommended


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 by March 20, 2020. 

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

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. 

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.

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:

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.

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.



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.  






 Talbot County – Part-Time position for Permits & Inspections.  Requirements: high school diploma or GED, knowledge of office procedures/equipment & administrative/organization skills, possess a valid driver’s license.  Good verbal & written communication skills.  Exp. W/MS Office Suite.  Excellent customer service skills.  Exp. Reading/interpreting construction plans, knowledge of building codes, use of architectural/engineering scales are a plus.  Responsibilities include assisting applicants with building permit applications and general permit questions; completing electronic input of application and trade information into MUNIS for building/trade permits, zoning certificates and trade licenses; preparing permit construction cards and packages for permit approval; assisting with obtaining information in compliance with Public Information Act requests.  Complete on-line application at www.talbotcountymd.gov or mail application by June 12, 2020 to:  Employment Applications, Talbot County Government, 11 North Washington St., Easton, MD 21601.  Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled



EMT-B/DRIVER - Talbot County Emergency Services, EMS Division
Part-time position.  Requirements: MD certified EMT-B, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  Compensation: Salary approximately $16.00 per hour.  Submit resume and cover letter by March 25, 2020 to: 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 M/F/Vets/Disabled.


PARAMEDIC: Talbot County Emergency Services, EMS Division
Part-time position. Requirements: National Registry and Maryland Paramedic license, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  1 year of EMS experience preferred.  Salary $21.00 per hour.  For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by March 25, 2020 to: Administrative Services, Talbot County Government, 11 N. Washington St., Easton, MD 21601 or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov.  Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.




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


Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation announces openings for the 2020 Aquatics Program.  Lifeguards must have either the Professional Rescuer Lifeguard Training Certification or the YMCA Lifeguard Training Certification.  Must have CPR, AED and First Aid Training Certification or be able to obtain.   Please fill out the on-line application.  You may also submit a cover letter and resume on the website or send to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled


Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation is accepting applications/resumes for Pool Managers.  This is a seasonal position that will begin in April or May and run partially through September 2020.  A minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience and a high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Must have or be able to obtain CPR, First Aid and AED training; must be Certified Pool Operator or be able to obtain.  Must also possess communication and leadership skills. Pay range up to $20/hr, depending upon experience and qualifications.  Please fill out the on-line application.  You may also submit a cover letter and resume on the website or send to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD  21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

The Talbot County Parks and Recreation Department is a full-service recreation department encompassing many facilities such as a community center with an ice rink, two community pools, 29 public landings, multi-purpose fields, tennis courts and much more.  Programs and activities are offered to a diverse population that includes active and passive activities for all ages.  The Talbot County Community Center is a self supporting enterprise that operates a skating and curling rink, rental, gift and concession shops, and offers private and group skating lessons as well as many other organized community and privately held activities. 

The Pool Manager (Seasonal) is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Talbot County Parks & Recreation swimming pools, to include staffing, rentals, special events, safety, and cleanliness. Responsibilities include communicating and supervising the pool staff in all matters of pool safety, operating procedures, customer service.  This position will begin in April or May 2020 and run partially through September 2020.  The pools are located at Bay Hundred in St. Michaels and George Murphy Community pool in Easton.

Minimum 5yrs of supervisory experience at any level and High School diploma or equivalent.  Must have CPR, First Aid and AED training or be able to obtain; must be Certified Pool Operator or be able to obtain.

1.  Trains, supervises and evaluates staff. Provides necessary orientation and training for pool staff.
2.  Formulates weekly work schedules and rotation schedules for all pool employees and prepares time cards.
3.  Enforces pool rules for safety and conduct.
4.  Implement the total aquatic program including swimming lessons, pool rentals, lap time, public swim times, special events, etc. Perform swim evaluations for swim classes and use of deep end.
5.  Schedule in-service training for all staff members.
6.  Monitor the facilitys water quality and event management, including ordering chemicals, supplies, equipment, etc. Maintains proper chemical balance in pools and maintains mechanical equipment in coordination with the Recreation Manager.
7.  Manages pool area and facility, ensuring bathroom and changing room cleanliness; general landscaping duties.
8.  Maintains and keeps all necessary records concerning pool attendance, pool chemicals, accident reports, problem-member reports, lifeguard schedules, etc.
9.  Monitor vending contracts and order supplies such as ice cream, paper supplies, candy, soda, etc.
10. Prepare and monitor cash control and prepare daily bank deposits and/or cash register reports.
11. Insure compliance with local, state, and national health and safety standards.
12. Work cordially with all patrons and fellow employees of the department.
13. Conduct periodic meetings with Director when necessary.
14. Report any incidents to the Recreation Manager.
15. Performs other duties as assigned by Recreation Manager and Recreation Director.

1. Minimum 5 year of supervisory experience at any level; High School diploma or equivalent.
2. Must have CPR, First Aid, and AED training or able to obtain; must be Certified Pool Operator or able to obtain.
3. Must possess communication and leadership skills.
4. Knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, and tools used in general pool building maintenance and care of grounds; tools may include those used for cleaning, sweeping, chemical management, etc.
5. Capability of handling money correctly and accurately by providing change, and accepting payments in forms of cash and checks, and balance the register.
6. Ability to supervise and manage part-time staff by providing a task list, overseeing and inspecting work, and completing any necessary paperwork.
7. Problem Solving: Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently, may include but not limited to, problems and/or concerns of the general public and customers who may be dissatisfied with policies and procedures and will be required to diffuse or rectify issues.
8. Decision-Making:  This employee makes decisions concerning employee scheduling, supplies needed, discipline of customers and employees, prioritizing daily work assignments, and performing daily duties in the most efficient manner.
9. Manual labor is required. Extreme weather conditions and working with chemicals are factors in this position. Physical exertions to move, lift, carry, or push heavy objects. Climbing in and out of the swimming pool, up and down ladders.

1. Candidates with significant knowledge and experience in pool management operations.
2. American Red Cross or equivalent Lifeguard Certification.
3. Working computer knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.


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