Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

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.

 

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. 

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 COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER 
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, 9-1-1 COMMUNICATIONS
Full-time position with duties to include: answering and dispatching fire, emergency medical, and law enforcement calls for both routine and  9-1-1 emergencies, monitoring radios, and interaction with computer aided dispatch equipment. Typing and computer skills required. Starting salary $29,913 with full benefit package. 

For best consideration 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


ENGINEER/PROJECT MANAGER
TALBOT COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
Talbot County is seeking a staff engineer/project manager for the Department of Public Works.  Applicants must have a BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or in Environmental Science from an accredited university or college.  Experience/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 field and may require physical inspection of construction sites with some office related work.  Valid MD driver’s license required. Salary range for qualified/experienced candidates is $56,446 - $61,735 with excellent benefits.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by July 15, 2016 to:
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County 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 Talbot County Department of Public Works provides services in management and administration of legislative programs, the Capital Improvements Program, special projects, solid waste management, utility management and facility maintenance and improvement management. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have a BS degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or in Environmental Science from an accredited university or college.  Experience/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 field and may require physical inspection of construction sites with some office related work.  Valid MD driver’s license required.

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 construction designs, specifications, plans, purchase orders, permit and grant applications, analytical evaluations and reports, cost estimates, legislative resolutions and policies, general technical correspondence, contract bids and consultant proposals, contract documents and construction agreements related to facilities maintenance and capital improvement activities.
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 record drawings and operating instructions for systems, facilities and 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 County facilities and buildings for needed repairs, maintenance, services and special procedures.  Develops and implements service requirements and special procedures for assigned facilities, equipment and systems, including consideration of energy conservation, safety, fire protection, hazardous materials, solid waste, recycling and emergency repairs.
6. Responds to disputes arising from project related activities and to requests from other agencies and departments.  Coordinates requests and responses between facility managers and service contractors.
7. Prepares and reviews budgets and cost estimates for facilities construction, maintenance, repair and improvement projects and programs.
8. Prepares and briefs status and performance reports associated with the facilities construction, maintenance, repair and improvement.
9. Reviews and recommends payment for invoiced services associated with assigned contracts and procurements.
10. Reviews and monitors staffing of contract maintenance and service personnel.  Supervises subordinate personnel when necessary.
11. Performs related work as required.
12. Attends Council meetings as required, reports on various projects, makes recommendations as requested.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Knowledge of general engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to architectural, structural, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and HVAC equipment, systems, controls, drives, materials and components.
2. Ability to understand the performance of electrical, plumbing, architectural and structural repairs and installations associated with building systems.
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 facilities, building systems and related equipment.
4. Ability to prepare bid specifications, requests for proposal, contracts, change orders, budgets, cost estimates and maintenance reports.
5. Knowledge of engineering economics and the methods of and problems encountered in financial planning and management of capital improvement and maintenance programs.
6. Sufficient knowledge of major building, electrical and plumbing codes for effective application to job responsibilities as required. 
7. Ability to utilize modern administrative and automated design computer applications.
8. Ability to plan, direct, inspect and review the work and performance of contract or staff personnel engaged in facilities maintenance and improvement activities.
9. Ability to communicate effectively through proficient writing and verbal skills.
10. Capable of driving a motor vehicle and valid, current possession of a Maryland Class C operator’s license.
11. 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.
12. Ability to work effectively with other County, State and Federal Departments and their staff.

 

FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
TALBOT COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING
Principal community coordinator in the daily implementation of Talbot County’s flood loss reduction activities including enforcement of the Floodplain Management Ordinance. This position is required to drive county vehicles and travel within and outside the County. Evening and weekend meeting attendance will be necessary in the performance of duties. Minimum qualifications include: Training in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with a possession of a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM®) certificate, or will obtain and maintain such a Certificate within (12) months of beginning employment. High school diploma or GED supplemented by vocational/technical training in a related field. Previous experience and/or training involving floodplain management is required. Preferred requirements: College degree with a minimum of an Associate degree, Bachelors’ preferred, in a related field of study including floodplain management, emergency management, planning, environmental studies, engineering, hydrology/hydraulics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), governmental studies, etc. or commensurate experience. Compensation package includes: salary range $38,207-$45,496 DOQ plus full employee benefits. 

For best consideration submit resume, letter of interest and at least three professional references by June 8, 2016 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.  

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 
This position reports to the Senior Planner and is the principal community coordinator in the daily implementation of Talbot County’s flood loss reduction activities including enforcement of the Floodplain Management Ordinance, updating flood maps, plans and policies, and any activity related to administration of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This position is responsible for the maintenance of records and documents that keep the community eligible to participate in the FEMA’s NFIP and Community Rating System (CRS).
This position is required to drive county vehicles and travel within and outside the County. Evening and weekend meeting attendance will be necessary in the performance of duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Training in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with a possession of a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM®) certificate, or will obtain and maintain such a Certificate within (12) months of beginning employment. High school diploma or GED supplemented by vocational/technical training in a related field. Previous experience and/or training involving floodplain management is required.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
College degree with a minimum of an Associate degree, Bachelors’ preferred, in a related field of study including floodplain management, emergency management, planning, environmental studies, engineering, hydrology/hydraulics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), governmental studies, etc. or commensurate experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Familiarity with floodplain development requirements and the ability to explain same to community leaders, citizens, and the general public when requested.  Function as community representative for floodplain management studies, plans and mapping activities.
2. Proficient at or the ability to become proficient at reading and interpreting floodplain maps, flood insurance studies, plats, construction plans and site plans.
3. Ability to maintain records and documentation that keep Talbot County eligible to participate in FEMAs NFIP and Community Rating System.
4. Review and maintain files, documents, permits, variances, FEMA map revisions (LOMC), elevation certificates, and maintain Community Floodplain Management reference library.
5. Ability to provide floodplain management guidance related to community drainage improvements, flood protection, floodplain management and flood mitigation projects.
6. Ability to assist and cooperate with FEMA and State Floodplain Manager representatives during Community Assistance Visits (CAV), Community Rating System (CRS) Program reviews, and other floodplain management program actions for coordination.
7. Ability to read and understand rules and regulations, zoning, building and floodplain codes, and applicable State and Federal regulations. 
8. Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation and math.  Excellent reading comprehension, writing and communication skills. Strong verbal communication skills with ability to prepare and offer oral presentations, written reports and grant applications. 
9. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, plus familiarity GIS or CAD programs and graphics software.
10. Able to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
11. Ability to set and achieve priority tasks while maintaining a high level of accuracy.  Excellent organizational and time management skills are required to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.

DUTIES AND WORK EXAMPLES (in general order of precedence and subject to change without prior notice)
1. Reviews building permit and planning applications to ensure compliance with Floodplain Management Ordinance and related State and Federal regulations. Coordinates with applicants, other departments, commissions and outside agencies to facilitate additional review requirements to ensure expeditious processing of application.
2. Provides floodplain management support to various Boards or Commissions as assigned. Creates applications, forms, staff reports, and other documents as needed.  Processes applications and submittals and coordinates scheduling of hearings, and notifications. 
3. Prepares outreach presentations and materials, coordinates and conducts community outreach events. Works with various County and community agencies to provide public education and awareness of the Floodplain Management Program.
4. Prepares and distributes to appropriate staff, property owners, and general public, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood zone overlays using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) applications and digital FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps.
5. Coordinate and assist in Community Assistance Visits (CAV), Community Rating System (CRS) Program reviews, and other floodplain management program outreach and public education presentations.
6. Provides support and technical assistance to administrative, inspection and development review staff as required.
7. Prepares and submits grant applications related to topics of interest to the County; oversees their implementation and monitors for compliance. 
8. Other duties as assigned.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

CIVIL PROCESS SERVER
The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office has an opening for a part-time civil process server.  This is a non-benefit position at 26 hours per week.  Salary is $20.00 per hour.  Applicant may be required to work varied hours to ensure civil court papers are served.

Applications are due to Captain Scott Mergenthaler by July 13, 2016.  For further information regarding the applicant process, please contact Captain Scott Mergenthaler at 410-822-1020.

Talbot County is any Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER 
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, 9-1-1 COMMUNICATIONS
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 per hour. 

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter 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:
   Cafe Clerk must be 21 years old and able to work a rotating schedule.       
   Pro Shop Clerk
   Golf Starter
   Cart Person must be 16 years old. 

Salary $8.25 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.


Golf Course Maintenance
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 up to $9.00 per hour depending 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.

 

PARAMEDIC
TALBOT COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES, EMS DIVISION
Requirements: National Registry and Maryland Paramedic license, valid driver’s license and copy of driving record.  1 year of EMS experience preferred.  Salary $17.50 per hour. 

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter by June 3, 2016 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.

  

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