Talbot County, Maryland

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

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

For best consideration send resume with cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements by  February 5, 2018 to: 
Cheril Thomas
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov 

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning administers and facilitates planning for the county’s physical development, growth and preservation. This includes comprehensive planning, zoning, subdivision, building permit and site plan review and enforcement of county, state and federal mandates and programs. The Department administers and coordinates the functions of several boards and commissions to include the Board of Appeals, Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, and Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board. The Department oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EMERGENCY 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 resume with cover letter by August 18, 2017 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

A Communications Specialist I is a new employee who must complete all initial training within the first year of employment.  Once they have completed all training and have had satisfactory or better evaluations over a 2 year period, he or she becomes eligible to move up to the position of Communications Specialist II.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or (GED) certificate. 
2. Possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C Driver’s License.
3. Successfully complete and maintain CPR Certification.
4. Successfully complete and maintain AED training. .
5. Successfully complete the National Academy Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) licensing requirement.  Once completed license must always remain current.  Training shall be completed within six months of hire date.
6. Successfully complete the National Academy Emergency Police Dispatch (EPD) licensing requirement.  Once completed license must always remain current.  Training shall be completed within six months of hire date.
7. Successfully complete the National Academy Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD) licensing requirement.  Once completed license must always remain current.  Training shall be completed within six months of hire date.
8. Successfully complete NCIC training through the State of Maryland.  Once certification is complete it must be maintained at all times.
9. Successfully complete National Incident Management Systems Courses (NIMS) seven hundred (700), one hundred (100) and two hundred (200).
10. Successfully complete various training classes offered and required of county employees
11. Successfully complete the State of Maryland ETC course. (Emergency Telecommunication Course) 

DUTIES & EXAMPLES OF WORK
1. Receive and dispatch all 9-1-1 calls in Talbot County.
2. Receive and dispatch all fire, ambulance and rescue calls in Talbot County
3. Receive and dispatch fire, ambulance and rescue from Talbot County to mutual aid calls in surrounding jurisdictions.
4. Receive and transmit information via radio, telephone, electronic signaling devices, and or computer.
5. Transfer all police calls to the Maryland State Police and the Easton Police Department.
6. Receive and dispatch calls for the Talbot County Sheriff’s Department.
7. Receive and dispatch calls for the St. Michaels Police Department, Oxford Police Department and Trappe Police Department.
8. Proficient in use of MILES/NCIC equipment.
9. Perform medical patches between local hospitals and Paramedic and EMS units for Talbot, Dorchester, Queen Anne, Caroline and Kent Counties.  Also do patches for private ambulance services to the same facilities.  Must also perform patches through EMRC for all specialty hospitals throughout the state for the same counties and private ambulances.
10. Observe weather conditions and notify other agencies of the weather broadcasts we receive.
11. Use numerous software programs in tracking hurricanes, tropical storms, and severe weather.  Use various other emergency management and hazardous materials software as necessary to perform job duties effectively. 
12. Update residential & business information in the CAD system such as addresses, phone numbers, directions, alarm information, medical information and contact persons.  In addition perform other data entry as necessary.
13. Continuously monitor several radio channels simultaneously.
14. Maintain up-to-date lists, checklists, logs and so forth such as but not limited to fire company information, box alarms, medical buildup, databases, resources, contact lists, local/State/Federal information lists, 9-1-1 information, hang-ups, NAWAS alerts, weather alerts, controlled burnings, street closings, equipment out of service, equipment function logs, etc.
15. Receive and transmit information via TDD equipment.
16. Use voice/data recording equipment.
17. Maintain monthly reports and statistics.
18. Performs other related tasks and duties not listed in the job description but are in the general occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Basic understanding of radio-telephone communications.
2. Knowledge of geography of Talbot County and of surrounding counties.
3. Ability to comprehend information quickly during 9-1-1 calls and to be able to act quickly and concisely in emergency situations.  Ability to be decisive and to use good judgment are essential qualities.
4. Computer knowledge essential.  Knowledge of programs determined as essential to dispatch, emergency management, hazardous materials management and weather, among others, is extremely important.  Must understand radio and technical equipment to a degree necessary to perform the job.
5. Must have command of the English language, both orally and written, be able to spell accurately, use proper grammar and punctuation, and be able to type at least 30-40 wpm using a computer.
6. Must be detail oriented, motivated, dedicated and possess the ability to work harmoniously with other Communications Specialists
7. Ability to set work priorities and handle information of a confidential nature.
8. Be able to work on a rotating shift basis, including weekends and holidays.
9. Expected to be available for duty during emergency situations for what could be the duration of the emergency.

 

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 $35,000 which includes base salary, holiday compensation, and scheduled overtime.

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

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES 
accepts applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:
 
EMT-B/Driver
Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher
 
Please submit letter of interest and resume to:
Cheril Thomas
Director of Administrative Services
Talbot County, Maryland
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601 
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov
 
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 

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.

 

HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL
HOG NECK GOLF COURSE
Located adjacent to the Town of Easton on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, has an opening for Head Golf Professional. Hog Neck Course, with its 18 hole par 72 Championship Course, a 9 hole par 32 Executive Course, Pro Shop, and Café is an award-winning public course which is owned and operated by the Talbot County Government.  Under the supervision of the General Manager, the Head Golf Professional at Hog Neck is responsible for promoting the game of golf while providing excellent service to the guests and members.  Base salary $62,000 plus 100% of lessons and negotiated commission on Pro Shop sales. Generous benefit package. Minimum requirements: Established minimum of a Class A-1 PGA professional with at least 5 years experience at a PGA recognized course. Must have outstanding customer service skills and proven teaching ability. Relevant B.A. degree, preferrably in Business, Finance or Accounting. For more information on Talbot County please go to www.talbotcountymd.gov.

For best consideration submit letter of interest, resume and 3 professional references by February 9, 2018 to:
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
Hog Neck Golf Course, located adjacent to the Town of Easton on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, is comprised of an 18 hole par 72 Championship Course, a 9 hole par 32 Executive Course, Pro Shop, Café and special event area. Hog Neck is an outstanding, award-winning public course which is owned and operated by the Talbot County Government. Under the supervision of Hog Neck’s General Manager, the Head Golf Professional is responsible for all aspects of promoting the game of golf while providing excellent customer service to the guests and members. 

QUALIFICATIONS
• Established minimum of a Class A-1 PGA professional with at least 5 years of experience at a PGA recognized golf course. Experience in the Mid-Atlantic region, preferably on the Eastern Shore, is a plus.
• A relevant bachelor degree from an accredited university, preferably in the areas of Business, Finance or Accounting.
• Outstanding customer service skills.
• Proven ability to teach lessons to varying ages and varying levels of experience.
• Proven ability to successfully manage tournaments and events.
• Skill in growing membership, programs, and course activities while emphasizing customer service.
• Experience in budget development, budget management, forecasting and financial reporting. Experience in Pro Shop sales, marketing and management is preferred.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in staff management is preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Under the direction of the General Manager, is responsible for growing membership. Maintains and promotes a positive professional image within the community.
• Assists the General Manager in budget development, budget management, forecasting and financial reporting. 
• In the absence of the General Manager, supervises course personnel in accordance with the policies and regulations set forth by Talbot County and the General Manager. 
• Daily supervision of both Pro Shop and Snack Bar (Café) operations. Is accountable for improving revenues and expenditures on both operations.
• Establishes teaching program at the Course and teaches golf within the guidelines of this program as time permits, in conjunction with part-time professional(s).
• Develop, promote and manage an innovative tournament program that will service diverse customer segments; oversee the golf instruction/golfer development programs.
• Assist in the publication of informational and promotional materials to include social media. Provides leadership in the marketing and promotion of new memberships/play. Maintains active membership in good standing with the PGA of America.
• Attends the meetings of the Talbot County Golf Board, a three-member advisory board appointed by the County Council.

COMPENSATION
Base salary $62,000, plus 100% of lessons and negotiated commission on Pro Shop sales. Additional generous employee benefit package.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
TALBOT COUNTY ROADS DEPARTMENT
H.S. diploma or G.E.D.  Experience on front-end loaders, rollers, tractors, etc.  Minimum Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required. Salary $24,419 with full benefit package. 

For best consideration please submit letter of interest and resume by close of business January 19, 2018 to:
Talbot County Roads Department
605 Port Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to afinch-tyler@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW:
The Talbot County Roads Department responds to all aspects of programmed and routine maintenance, in all weather conditions, as well as emergency operations for approximately 370 miles of County-owned roads and rights-of-way.

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

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

REQUIRED SKILLS:
1. Ability to operate a variety of construction equipment such as dump trucks with a GVW of 26,001 lbs. or greater, front-end loaders, motor rollers, highway tractor mowers, etc.
2. Elementary knowledge of the operation of automotive equipment used in the maintenance and construction of highways and of the care and routine maintenance of trucks, gasoline engines and diesel engines.
3. Knowledge of the traffic regulations of the State of Maryland for operation commercial and non-commercial vehicles.  Knowledge of the safe operation of various types of automotive construction equipment.
4. Ability to maintain the appearance of an assigned piece of equipment and to perform minor maintenance functions such as:  changing oil, lubricating, servicing oil and filters, changing tires, checking oil levels in engines and gear cases, replacing fuses and lamps, and other functions under the supervision of Roads Department Shop Personnel.
5. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
6. Ability to perform, under supervision, other related roadway and bridge maintenance functions.
7. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.
8. Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.

  

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: Salary approximately $45,000 which includes base salary, holiday compensation, and scheduled overtime.

For best consideration submit resume and cover letter to:
Administrative Services
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

PART-TIME POSITIONS  

DEPUTY SHERIFF
The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office currently has an opening for a certified police officer to become a Deputy Sheriff.

This part-time position is in our Court Security Division.  The position is primarily 3-days a week, in a Monday to Friday setting with weekends and holidays off.

Requirements for this position is listed on our application 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.

 

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

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

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
HOG NECK GOLF COURSE

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

Salary $9.25 per hour.

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

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

CAFÉ COUNTER CLERK

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

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

Applicant must pass a drug screening test and background check.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

Apply at:
Hog Neck Golf Course
10029 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601 

Applicant must pass a substance abuse test and background check.

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES 
accepts applications for the following positions on a rolling basis:
 
EMT-B/Driver
Paramedic
Emergency Communications Dispatcher
 
Please submit letter of interest and resume to:
Cheril Thomas
Director of Administrative Services
Talbot County, Maryland
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601 
or email to applications@talbotcountymd.gov
 
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

  

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