Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

ASSISTANT FACILITIES MANAGER (MAINTENANCE)

COLLECTION SYSTEM OPERATOR 1

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST I

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

LANDINGS ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

LEGAL OFFICE MANAGER

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III

OFFICE MANAGER

PARAMEDIC

PLANNING OFFICER

SANITARY DISTRICT CLERK

SENIOR ENGINEER

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

ZONING TECHNICIAN

ENTRY LEVEL AND LATERAL DEPUTY SHERIFFS

 

  

PER-DIEM POSITION

 BAILIFF

 

 


FULL-TIME POSITIONS

 

ASSISTANT FACILITIES MANAGER (MAINTENANCE)
Talbot County Department of Parks & Recreation is accepting applications for a full time Assistant Facilities Manager. Duties include maintaining the community center including ice maintenance, facility maintenance, building maintenance, staff maintenance, etc. Position requires on call status as needed for maintenance calls, power outages and alarms. Also requires some weekend, evening and holidays, as needed. Able to work cordially with all patrons and fellow employees. Minimum requirement: Three or more years of supervisory experience in facility management. Starting salary beginning at $40,513, plus excellent benefit package. For best consideration, please fill out the on-line application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov or mail to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 N. Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
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, room rentals, various recreation activities while offering group skating lessons and hockey both in-house and contractual. Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD.

POSITION OVERVIEW
This position is based at the Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation office, Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD and reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assist with the maintenance of the Community Center, including but not limited to: ice maintenance, facility maintenance, building maintenance and staff maintenance.
2. Position requires on call status as needed for maintenance calls, power outages, alarms
3. Position requires hours to be on weekends, evenings and holidays as needed, but not regularly.
4. Work cordially with all patrons and fellow employees of the center, as well as with the staff members in the Parks and Recreation Office, located within the Talbot County Community Center.
5. Assist with interviews, hiring, and supervision of all part-time employees for the building maintenance, ice maintenance and snack bar. Assist with training and evaluations of part-time employees throughout the various seasons.
6. Maintain the community center in a safe and sanitary condition including keeping equipment inventory, assisting with maintenance schedules and priorities, keeping the facility manager abreast of maintenance issues.
7. Maintain all equipment in a functional condition including routine and preventative maintenance for all machinery, equipment and any supplies.
8. Assist with maintenance of surrounding ground areas including flower beds and garden areas outside the community center.
9. Assist with supervision of all room rentals. This includes but not limited to setup, rental supervision and maintenance/cleaning after events.
10. Assist with the coordination of all youth and adult programs in the Community Center. These programs include hockey and figure skating, ice shows, ice rentals, summer camps, baseball/softball, soccer, etc. This may include scheduling, policy enforcement, distribution of equipment, ice preparation, etc.
11. Assist with management and supervision of the snack bar, including hiring evaluation and dismissing staff; product ordering, pricing and cash handling.
12. Perform other duties assigned by the Facilities Manager.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Ability to work cordially with the public both in person and via the telephone.
2. Knowledge of the methods, practices, materials and tools used in general building maintenance and care of grounds; tools may include those used for cleaning, drilling, etc.
3. Knowledge of the equipment used in ice maintenance such as ice resurfacer, ice edger, dehumidifier, compressor system, etc. (not required by highly desired)
4. Ability to interview, schedule, train and supervise personnel through various methods of one-to-one meetings, group meetings, inspections, reports, tests, etc.
5. Capability of handling money correctly and accurately by providing change, accepting payments in forms of cash, checks, and credit cards, and balance the register.
6. Working computer knowledge of Microsoft Office. Must be able to communicate effectively through e-mail.
7. Business-like appearance and attitude.
8. Ability to supervise part time staff, volunteers and Community Service Workers by providing a task list, overseeing and inspecting work, and completing any necessary paperwork.
9. Ability to communicate both efficiently and effectively in both a written and oral manner.

 

 

COLLECTION SYSTEM OPERATOR I
Talbot County Department of Public Works has a full-time opening for a Collection System Operator I. Requirements: Minimum of one year of experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work, a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. Applicant may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation. Salary range starts at $42,244 to $45,014 plus excellent employee benefits. Apply on-line at www.talbotcountymd.gov. For best consideration submit an application to applications@talbotcountymd.gov - 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
Under general supervision of the Collection System Supervisor, the Collection System Operator performs a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled an skilled work in the maintenance and repairs of sewer service lines and equipment; learns and demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; perform other related duties as required. This is the entry level class with the Collection Operator series. Positions in this classification perform less difficult and complex tasks and receive on-the-job training in the performance of more complex duties. May receive direction from the Collection System Supervisor. This class is flexibly staffed and may advance to a higher level class after gaining experience, obtaining required certifications and demonstrating proficiency which meets the qualifications for that classification.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Combination of training, education and experience which provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job: One year experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work and a High School Diploma or equivalent. Possession of a valid Maryland driver’s license; will except Maryland CDL but not required at the time of hire.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance and repair of sewer lines, manholes, related facilities and equipment, including smoke testing, TV work, packing and sealing and infiltration and performs a variety of complex and difficult projects; may assist in training entry level collection system maintenance personnel; provides assistance to other County departments and divisions, as required.
2. Inspects sewer collection lines for stoppages or damage; assists with and examines, maintains, cleans and unplugs lines with a variety of specialized equipment including hydro-cleaning, video and grouting vehicles; seals and grouts damaged lines as required, assists with or performs cleaning of collection lines.
3. Test and monitor manholes for dangerous gases and uses proper safety precautions when entering underground areas; digs up and repairs damaged sections of pipe; cuts, installs, threads and assembles new pipe; operators a variety of equipment including vibrators, jackhammers, tampers, and cutters; repairs pressures hoses; maintains assigned equipment.
4. Assist in the coordination contracted repair work; maintains records on work performed and inventories of needed supplies and materials; regularly inspects lift stations and may repair or replace valves or fittings; performs flow monitoring; may assist in the maintenance of records for locating District installed equipment, pipelines and related facilities.
5. Responds to questions and inquiries from the public; sets up traffic safety devises at work sites; may respond to emergency repair calls.
6. May back up traffic safety set-up and maintain various records, logs; locates and marks utilities in support of the marking and location program.
7. Establishes positive working relationships with County management and staff, other agencies and the public.
8. Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Knowledge of practices, techniques and materials used in the construction trade.
2. Knowledge of tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair activities.
3. Operation and use of a variety of light, medium and heavy equipment.
4. Knowledge of utilities marking and locating procedures and practices.
5. Knowledge of hazards and standard safety procedures.
6. Ability to deal tactfully with the public and others in providing information, answering questions and providing customer service.
7. Able to read, understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; follow oral and written directions, and accept constructive criticism.
8. Able to meet the requirements to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment.
9. Able to perform heavy manual labor.
10. Prepare and maintain basic reports and records.
11. Ability to operate a computer and a variety of basic work processing and software applications.
12. Safely and effectively operate tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of sewer collection systems and related facilities.
13. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
14. Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
15. Able to accomplish 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.

 

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST I
Talbot County Emergency Services, 9-1-1 Communications is seeking an experienced Communications Specialist who is currently certified in dispatch protocols (EMD, EPD and EFD). This is a 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.  Salary DOQ with excellent benefit package. For best consideration please go to Employment Applications on our website and fill out the on-line application. You may also submit your resume with cover letter to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
11 North Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
or applications@talbotcountymd.gov
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Emergency Services Communications Division serves as the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for Talbot County.

POSITION OVERVIEW
A Communications Specialist I is a new employee who must complete all initial training within the first year of employment. This job is responsible for receiving, forwarding, and handing all emergency calls for all Talbot County Volunteer Fire Departments, EMS Services, and Law Enforcement for various agencies in Talbot County. His/Her performance is evaluated through Daily Observation Reports (DOR), performance standards, goals and objectives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Possession of a Class C Maryland Motor Vehicle Operator’s License (or equivalent in another state), or the ability to obtain such a license within thirty (30) days of employment.
2. Possession of a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
3. Course completion within ninety – one hundred eighty days of employment:
4. Maryland Electronic Telecommunications Enforcement Resource System (METERS) National Criminal Information Center (NCIC) Logon Certification CN-1
5. National Academies of Emergency Dispatch
National and Maryland Emergency Medical Dispatcher
National Emergency Fire Dispatcher
National Emergency Police Dispatcher
Emergency Telecommunicator Course
6. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & AED certified
7. National Incident Management (NIM) Training is required within 6 months of employment.
ICS 100
ICS 200
ICS 700
ICS 800

RESPONSIBILITIES
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. Receive and dispatch all law enforcement calls to Easton Police Department, St. Michaels Police Department, Oxford Police Department, and Talbot County Sheriff’s Office. Also, transfer other police calls to Maryland State Police.
6. Proficient in use of METERS/NCIC/CJIS equipment, and strictly adheres to NCIC standards and procedures to assure accurate and timely operation of the system.
7. Perform medical patches between local hospitals and Paramedic/EMS units for the entire Eastern Shore, along with units in parts of Virginia. Also do patches for private ambulance services to the same facilities. Must also perform patches through

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
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.
10. Ability to multi-task.
11. Ability to speak clearly and articulate information over communications radio.

 

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

H.S. Diploma or G.E.D., 18 years of age at the time of appointment, and a valid non-commercial Class C motor vehicle operator’s license. Starting salary for a correctional officer trainee is $39,236 and for a certified correctional officer is $41,310 with benefit package. We accept applications for this position year round.

Note: Upon appointment, selected candidate is required to successfully complete the MD Police/Correctional Officer Academy to remain employed.

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.

 

 

LEGAL OFFICE MANAGER
Talbot County Office of Law is seeking a legal office manager to work with the contracted legal firm, serve as the County’s designated Public Information Act Representative, staff for the Board of Liquor License Commissioners and also serve as staff for the Talbot County Police Accountability Board and Administrative Charging Committee. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED), minimum three years of experience and background in the legal system (either through a court, agency or law practice) is preferred. Strong research skills, experience in preparing legal documents, excellent communication and time management skills.  Salary starting at $45,014, plus excellent benefit package. For best consideration submit resume and list of references to applications@talbotcountymd.gov or mail to Administrative Services, Talbot County Courthouse, 11 N. Washington St., Easton MD 21601. Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Office of Law is administered by the contracted legal firm under the direct authority of the County Council. The contracted legal firm represents the County in all legal actions in which the County is a party. Generally, the Office of Law represents all County boards and commissions.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
Legal Office Manager
1. Manages workflow including deadlines, calendars and correspondence
2. Works with contracted legal firm, as needed, which may include: organizing files including litigation files (file pleadings, assembles document, organizes evidence, exhibits, arranges for services of process) and conducting basic legal research and filings.
3. Processes, receives and replies to County department/agency requests to/from Office of Law
4. Provides customer services for citizen inquiries; customer assistance
5. Serves as the County’s Public Information Act Representative; preliminary evaluation and response to Public Information Act (PIA) requests, reviews County files for privileged materials including legislative, executive, attorney-client and other privileges
6. Facilitates property transactions by assisting title company and settlement agent
7. Answers phones, faxes, prepares outgoing mail, handles incoming mail, maintains legal research materials, maintains office supplies, verifies and codes all invoices, resolves vendor disputes and keeps website updated.

Liquor Board
1. Serves as staff for the Board of Liquor License Commissioners
2. Be familiar with the County’s Liquor Licensing Regulations
3. Coordinates time and place for Board meetings and hearings
4. Provides timely notice of any and all meetings and hearings of the Board including posting to the County website
5. Working with Chair, prepares agenda and agenda packet
6. Coordinates issuance of decisions with legal counsel
7. Coordinates with Alcoholic Beverages Inspector on violation notices
8. Presents relevant and accurate information to Board members at hearings
9. Prepares and distributes minutes of the Board meetings in a timely manner
10. Maintains Board website
11. Reviews liquor license applications and renewals
12. Maintains records of all Board business
13. Ensures the accuracy, safety and confidentiality of the Board records
14. Preparation and signature authority on all liquor licenses issued
15. Acts as a liaison between communities, agencies, individuals and the Board members on Board related matters

Police Accountability Board (PAB) and Administrative Charging Committee (ACC)
1. Serves as staff for Talbot County Police Accountability Board and Administrative Charging Committee
2. Coordinates time and place for the Board/Committee meetings and hearings
3. Provides timely notice of any and all meetings and hearings of the Board/Committee including posting to the County website
4. Coordinates training for all members of the Board/Committee
5. Works with Chairs, prepares agendas and agenda packets
6. Coordinates issuance of decisions with legal counsel
7. Presents relevant and accurate information to the Board/Committee members at hearings
8. Prepares and distributes minutes of Board/Committee meetings in a timely manner
9. Maintains Board/Committee website
10. Maintains records of all Board/Committee business
11. Ensures the accuracy, safety and confidentiality of Board/Committee records
12. Acts as a liaison between communities, agencies, individuals and the Board/Committee on related matters

 

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II – Talbot County Roads Department
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence certificate is required. Minimum two years of full-time experience or its equivalent in the operation of dump trucks and/or construction equipment or commercial road maintenance equipment is preferred. 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 minimum Class B CDL license or be able to obtain one within six months of hire. Starting DOQ. Excellent benefit package. For best consideration please go to applications@talbotcountymd.gov and fill out the on-line application. You may also submit your resume with cover letter 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 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 right-of-way areas.

POSITION OVERVIEW
All work is to be directed by the Superintendent of the Talbot County Roads Department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of high school equivalence and two years full–time experience or its equivalent in the operation of dump trucks (26,001 G.V.W or greater) and/or construction equipment or commercial road maintenance equipment. At least one of these types of equipment must have included a vehicle equipped with a pedal-operated clutch and four-speed manual-selection transmission. Applicant must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Exercises judgment for the safe operation of all types of automotive and truck equipment assigned.
2. Maintains the appearance of equipment by removing road soils, cleaning windshields, washing and steaming equipment.
3. 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.
4. May assist Roads Department Shop Personnel in the performance of more difficult maintenance functions.
5. Assists with the Roads Department’s annual resurfacing program.
6. Performs snow/ice removal, as necessary.
7. May assist in the erection and maintenance of road signs.
8. May flag traffic as necessary.
9. Uses a variety of hand and power tools such as sledges, hammers, wrenches, brooms, shovels, picks, hand tamps, chain saws, drills, sprayers, post hold diggers, etc., and maintains such equipment.
10. Cleans buildings, shop areas and grounds, as needed.
11. Performs other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Ability to operate heavy trucks or appropriate construction and maintenance equipment (i.e.: backhoe, front-end loader, tractor mower, A-boom mower, wood chipper, tractor broom, tractor with ditching attachment, belt loader, pneumatic tire and steel wheeled rollers, asphalt paver, bucket truck, etc.) to maintain County owned roads, bridges and right-of-way areas.
2. Ability to operate a variety of construction equipment and dump trucks with a GVW or 26,001 lbs. or greater.
3. Working 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.
4. Knowledge of the traffic regulations of the State of Maryland for operation and commercial and non-commercial vehicles. Knowledge of the safe operation of various types of automotive construction equipment.
5. 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.
6. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
7. Ability to perform, under supervision, other related roadway and bridge maintenance functions.
8. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.
9. Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.
10. Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

 

MACHINE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III - Talbot County Roads Department
Talbot County Roads Department has two openings for a Motor Equipment Operator III. Minimum qualifications: High school graduate or GED and minimum ten years’ experience in the operation of dump trucks, heavy equipment and commercial road maintenance equipment. At least one type of equipment must include a vehicle equipped with a pedal-operated clutch and four-speed manual transmission. Applicant must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License or Minimum Class B CDL license with combination endorsement. Salary range beginning at $34,022 based on experience; with excellent benefit package. Please visit our website at www.talbotcountymd.gov "About Us" - "Employment" - "Employment Application" to apply on-line, or mail your resume with cover letter 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 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.

RESPONSIBILITES
1. Ability to operate heavy trucks or appropriate construction and maintenance equipment (i.e.: machine excavator, motor grader, stone spreader, backhoe, front-end loader, tractor mower, A-boom mower, wood chipper, tractor broom, tractor with ditching attachment, belt loader, pneumatic tire and steel wheeled rollers, asphalt paver, bucket truck, 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, grease, 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. May act as crew leader in the absence of Road Maintenance Foreman.
7. Must possess the ability to understand and execute written and oral instructions.
8. May train others to operate equipment.
9. Assists with the Roads Department’s annual resurfacing program.
10. Performs snow/ice removal, as necessary.
11. May assist in the erection and maintenance of road signs.
12. May flag traffic, as necessary.
13. Uses a variety of hand and power tools such as sledges, hammers, wrenches, brooms, shovels, picks, hand tamps, chain saws, drills, sprayers, post hole diggers, etc., and maintains such equipment.
14. Cleans buildings, shop areas and grounds, as needed.
15. Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABIILTIES
1. Working knowledge and ability to operate various makes and types of heavy construction equipment as well as a dump truck with a GVW of 26,001 lbs. or greater with trailer attached.
2. 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.
3. Working knowledge of the principles of highway engineering as they apply to highway maintenance and construction involving the use of heavy equipment.
4. Ability to understand written and oral instructions, and to keep simple records of daily activities on time card.
5. Ability to maintain the appearance of an assigned piece of equipment and to perform minor maintenance functions such as; changing oil, lubricating, servicing soil 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.
6. Ability to make repairs to heavy equipment and to perform complex, major repairs to the equipment with the assistance of Road Department Shop Personnel.
7. Ability to perform heavy physical labor outdoors in all types of weather.
8. Ability to understand and execute written and verbal orders.
9. Ability to deviate within specified limits from instructions when field conditions warrant change.
10. Ability to keep records.
11. Ability to supervise subordinate employees and to train equipment operators.
12. Ability to perform other related highway and bridge maintenance functions, as required.
13. Ability to report to work after normal business hours during adverse weather conditions.
14. Ability to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.

   

 

LANDINGS ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Talbot County is seeking a Landings Enforcement Officer. Responsibilities include public landings maintenance, permit enforcement, slip rentals. Minimum Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent and 2 years of enforcement or security experience. Must possess a valid Maryland driver’s license. Starting salary $42,182, or higher depending on qualifications, with excellent benefits. For best consideration, please fill out the on-line application at applications@talbotcountymd.gov by July 8, 2022. 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

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW
The Talbot County Parks and Recreation Department is a full-service recreation department encompassing, but not limited to facilities such as a community center with ice rink, two community pools, 25 public landings, 15 public parks, multi-purpose fields and tennis courts. 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, and concession stand while offering private and group skating lessons as well as many other organized community and privately held activities.

POSITION OVERVIEW
This position is based at the Talbot County Department of Parks and Recreation office, Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD. However, during the spring, summer and fall seasons, this position works on-site at various parks and landings throughout the County. Works under the supervision of the Landings Superintendent.

RESONSIBILITIES
1. Work cordially with all patrons and fellow employees in the Community Center.
2. Review, issue and revoke permits required by ordinance or resolution, review slip rental applications, execute slip rental agreements; enforce the terms of Chapter 121 of Talbot County Code, Public Landings for all resolutions, rules and regulations adopted by County Council.
3. Knowledge of all rules and regulations pertaining to public landings, parks and County property.
4. Assist in the coordination in removal of sunken vessels, vehicles, trailers, materials and other equipment that interferes with or obstructs County landings.
5. Monitors landings for parking violations, citing/ticketing violators. Criminal and Civil offences. If citations are not paid, information is sent to District Court.
6. Reports contested fines and tickets to the Landings Superintendent
7. Officer will receive direct supervision from the Landings Superintendent or Director of Parks & Recreation
8. Work hours for this position include evenings, nights, weekend, and/or holidays
9. The officer may be exposed to confrontational situations (verbal abuse to physical contact) arising from contact with citizens in the performance of compelling violators to obey laws or during service of notices of violation or other legal documents.
10. Patrol in a County vehicle, in a proactive manner, to immediate identify and evaluate problem areas and/or ordinance violations; determine proper method to resolve violations.
11. Issue Citations and or warnings to violators.
12. Wears issued uniform and all equipment as assigned.
13. Works closely with the Department of Natural Resources Police in regards of derelict boats. Monitors boats for 30 days, provides proper documentation, photos and court appearances.
14. Performs weekly trash rounds at landings to ensure cleanliness and order for the public.
15. Monitors boat slips to ensure all slips are occupied by the rightful owner. If there are complaints of boats being in the wrong slips; investigates and resolves matter in a timely fashion.
16. Issues boat ramp permits to Talbot County Businesses to be sold on a daily basis. Keeps weekly contact to ensure businesses have proper permit inventories, collects percentage from business and ensures businesses are keeping running log on all community members purchasing permits.
17. Attends various meetings, which include community, landings committee, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and County Council presentations on an as needed basis.
18. Communicates with community members in regards to concerns on certain landings issues and keeps Superintendent abreast of what the resolutions are and what corrective action can be taken to eliminate the issues from reoccurring.
19. Works with various legal agencies such as County Attorney, Sheriff’s Department, and Department of Natural Resources on any violations as well as resolutions.
20. Performs weekly inspections on all public landings to ensure the public safety. Communicates all deficiencies with Landings Superintendent and performs proper maintenance to fix deficiencies.
21. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

 

OFFICE MANAGER
Talbot County is seeking an Officer Manager for the Department of Corrections. This position coordinates the administrative affairs of the department including accounting and advanced skills in fiscal management, procurement and logistic support, recordkeeping and the supervision of administrative support personnel. Minimum qualifications: Associates Degree and five years’ experience as a legal secretary, executive secretary or in another responsible administrative-support position. Any combination of education and experience sufficient to accomplish requirements of the position will be considered. Must be skilled in office technology including word processing, document preparation, and Excel spreadsheets. Excellent verbal and written skills are required. Must have a high degree of competence, administrative, basic bookkeeping and customer service skills and the ability to operate with considerable independence. Extensive interaction with the public is required. Supervisory experience is preferred. Starting salary $44,305, or higher depending upon qualifications, with excellent benefits. Application requirements available online applications@talbotcountymd.gov or mail application by July 5, 2022 to: Employment Applications, 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/Vet/Disabled.

DEPARTMENT 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Office Manager coordinates the administrative affairs of the Department of Corrections including, but not limited to, accounting and fiscal activities, procurement and logistic support, certain recordkeeping activities and the supervision of administrative support personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Incumbent serves as Administrative Assistant to the Director. Maintains calendars, schedules appointments and ensures awareness of same. Establishes and maintains file and “tickle” systems to ensure routine and occasional obligations and requirements are met. Assists the Director with the preparation and administration of the annual operating budget.
2. Supervises and evaluates the performance of administrative support personnel to ensure Departmental needs are met.
3. Prepares billing(s) and/or invoices for services rendered to State, Local or Federal inmates, as needed.
4. Serves as Department’s purchasing agent to ensure compliance with County procurement regulation(s). Obtains quotes and bids for prospective purchases, prepares purchase orders and ensures invoices for goods and services received are prepared and submitted for payment in a timely manner. Manages departmental credit cards and petty cash fund.
5. Receives, screens and prepares inmate mail for distribution.
6. Ensure accuracy of payroll submissions and employee leave calculations.
7. Receives and prepares inmate funds for deposit to individual inmate accounts, the county and to the bank, as necessary. Reconciles commercial bank account monthly. Issues checks to inmates leaving custody. Interfaces with certain vendors for inmate phone service and commissary; ensures commissions are properly accounted for and deposited to the inmate welfare fund.
8. Serves as primary contact for the Department with other law enforcement and corrections agencies, other county departments, the Courts and various other governmental and private offices and agencies, as required.
9. Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Possess the ability to establish and maintain effective and cordial working relationships with various colleagues, officials and employees of public and private organizations.
2. Possess and employ above average communications skills; oral and written.
3. Have the ability to compile and process data and to prepare reports accordingly.
4. Be able to establish priorities and manage information of a highly confidential nature.
5. Possess the ability to produce work in final form that is neat and free from error from draft to final form at a rate of no less than 45 wpm and be able to proofread and arrange documents for signature and/or presentation to County officials.
6. Have the ability to make decisions using good judgment when several alternative courses of action are available in emergency and non-emergency situations.
7. Be able to effectively multi-task in fast paced and hectic environment.

 

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 $57,268, which includes base salary, holiday compensation and scheduled overtime. We also offer an excellent benefit package.  Submit your resume and cover to www.talbotcountymd.gov or mail resume and cover letter to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Government
Administrative Services
11 N. Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
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

 

PLANNING OFFICER
Talbot County is seeking a Planning Officer who will be responsible for administering and facilitating planning for the County’s physical development, growth and preservation. This includes comprehensive planning, zoning, subdivision, building codes and site plan review and enforcement of county, state and federal mandates and programs. The Planning Officer administers and coordinates the functions of the Board of Appeals, Electrical Board, Planning Commission, and Historic Preservation Commission along with ad hoc committees; oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses including building permits. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional planning experience, with at least two years of supervisory experience or a master’s degree in urban planning or a related field and a minimum of three years progressively responsible professional planning experience.  Salary starting at $95,984, plus excellent benefit package. For best consideration submit resume and list of references by July 5, 2022. You may e mail your information to applications@talbotcountymd.gov or mail to Administrative Services, Talbot County Courthouse, 11 N. Washington St., Easton MD 21601. Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Overview
The Talbot County Planning and Permits Department administers and facilitates planning for the county’s physical development, growth and preservation. This includes comprehensive planning, zoning, subdivision, building codes and site plan review and enforcement of county, state and federal mandates and programs. The Department administers and coordinates the functions of the Board of Appeals, Electrical Board, Planning Commission, and Historic Preservation Commission along with ad hoc committees as they are needed. The Department oversees the issuance and inspection process for a variety of permits and licenses including building permits. The Planning Officer oversees, directs and is responsible for the administration and execution of the Department’s responsibilities.

Duties and Examples of Work
1. Reports to the Assistant County Manager.
2. Performs duties as outlined and required by the County Charter, including but not limited to:
a. Planning for the physical development and growth of the County;
b. Providing recommendations for the comprehensive plan and related ordinances and policies;
c. Administration and enforcement of the zoning maps and the zoning ordinance; and
d. Serves as the County’s chief building official
3. Enforces of all provisions of the comprehensive plan and implementation ordinances.
4. Provides information and assistance to the public about the comprehensive plan and implementation ordinance provisions and their interpretation.
5. Monitors and provides recommendations to the County Council about planning related federal and state legislation, and other actions potentially affecting local matters.
6. Coordinates subdivision review by County staff and outside reviewing agencies for final action by the Planning Officer or the Planning Commission as determined by the County code.
7. Coordinates and implements the local Critical Area Program.
8. Coordinates the County planning program with federal, state and local agencies and organizations, including but not limited to, County Department of Public Works and County Department of Parks and Recreation.
9. Directs the Planning Manager for ongoing operation of the Planning Department including coordination and management of office staff responsibilities.
10. Conducts meetings and public hearings required for planning program implementation.
11. Oversees and participates in the production of grant and loan applications to federal, state, and local agencies as appropriate to further County priorities.
12. Performs and/or oversees general contract administration of federal, state, and local grants and other departmental projects in support of local planning efforts.
13. Serves as an advisor to the following boards and commissions:
a. The Talbot County Council
b. The Talbot County Planning Commission
c. The Talbot County Board of Appeals
d. The Talbot County Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board
e. The Talbot County Historic Preservation Commission
14. Prepares and administers annual department budget.
15. Directs the preparation of legislative amendments, and the preparation and delivery of special reports as required by the County Council, and the County Manager.
16. Performs related work as required by the County Council and the County Manager.

Required Skills
1. Ability to direct and ensure delivery of assigned projects and the ongoing regular planning and code enforcement programs as directed by the County Council and the County Manager.
2. Ability to prepare and direct the departments’ financial operation and budgeting operations within the confines of the department’s adopted budget.
3. Able to work with the public, development and building stakeholders, other county and state departments, and the department’s staff in a professional and respectful manner while accomplishing the County Council’s and County Manager’s directives and policies.
4. Thorough knowledge of and able to apply and communicate the principles, practices, goals and objectives of comprehensive planning.
5. Considerable knowledge of and the ability to apply the theory and practice of long and short range public planning goals, objectives and policies.
6. Ability to interpret, explain and prepare/amend zoning, subdivision and other codes and regulations and their legal underpinnings.
7. Ability to plan, assign and review the work of a staff engaged in planning research and review activities to deliver professional grade product.
8. Ability to mentor and develop staff to improve their professionalism and ability to undertake increasingly responsible assignments.
9. Ability to formulate and clearly communicate feasible planning objectives derived from raw data, case studies, projections and analysis.
10. Ability to research, assimilate and analyze planning information and clearly present the results in oral, written and/or graphic form.
11. Sufficient knowledge of principles and practices of federal, state, and local grant program administration to procure and successfully complete such grants.
12. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, developers, County officials and the general public.

 

 

SANITARY DISTRICT CLERK
The Talbot County Finance Department has an opening for a Sanitary District Clerk who is responsible for receiving, validating and receipting payments for sewer charges, hook-ups and extension services. Requires accuracy in all phases associated with the proper receipting of money, including counting and maintaining routine clerical records. Able to work independently within established policies and procedures. Includes providing sanitary, tax and other County fee information to citizens and other interested parties. Minimum qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school, one to two years of clerical experience including reviewing, verifying, adjusting and balancing financial transactions. Must be able to maintain numerical records and compile numerical reports. Must also have excellent customer service skills. Salary DOQ.  To apply on on-line, go to applications@talbotcountymd.gov and fill our on-line application or mail your information to:
Employment Applications
Talbot County Courthouse
11 North Washington St.
Easton, MD 21601
Talbot County is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled

POSITION OVERVIEW
Responsible for receiving, validating and receipting payments for sewer charges, hook-ups and extension services. Work requires accuracy in all phases associated with the proper receipting of money, including counting 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 included provided sanitary, tax and other County fee information to citizens and other interested parties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school, one to two years of clerical experience including reviewing, verifying, adjusting and balancing financial transactions. Maintaining numerical records or compiling numerical reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide information to the public regarding sanitary accounts, real property taxes, and other county fees and charges.
2 Receives and responds to telephone calls and waits on walk-in customers for the Sanitary District and Finance office.
3 Receive monies by mail or in person for sewer and property tax payments; verify accuracy of payments against bills and account numbers
4. Makes account changes and issue receipts for monies accepted during over the counter transactions.
5. Prepare correspondence and maintain those files for Sanitary District issues.
6. Prepare daily reports, balancing out cash drawer and comparing total monies received.
7. Process credit card payments and reports associated with those transactions.
8. Maintain accurate data by entering and updating accounts.
9. Research discrepancies for Sanitary District accounts by comparing old and new reports and records.
10. Stay abreast with sewer hookup charges and sewer extension projects.
11. Research past sewer extension accounts as needed by examining original records.
12. Process quarterly bills and reminder notices.
13. Handle all bill set ups, bill runs, adjustments, refunds and delinquencies to accounts as necessary.
14. Print and check monthly and yearly reports to ensure proper posting to accounts.
15. Review and update the aging report once yearly.
16. Receive and process deeds for the public by researching billing files and certifying that all liens with the County are satisfied.
17. Receive and process deeds submitted online through Simplifile.
18. Provide the credit card and disburse petty cash to Talbot County Departments as needed.
19. Assist with delivering deposits to the bank as needed.
20. Account Maintenance, charge code changes, account set ups, and copy to the new year.
21. Set up new accounts and determine new account numbers and suspension of accounts (demo of building, etc.)
22. Process July rate changes after County budget is complete.
23. Process public works agreements, read, determine hookup fees associated with each billing district, account number, and property location.
24. Assist with tax sale processes and redemptions.
25. Assist with Finance Office duties and responsibilities as needed.
26. Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS
1. Knowledge of the methods and techniques of cash accounting and record keeping and the ability to maintain them accurately.
2. Ability to count money and make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately.
3. Ability to perform detailed work with numerical data.
4. Ability to communicate effectively.
5. Considerable knowledge of data entry and processes.
6. Knowledge of office procedures and equipment.
7. Ability to use a computer to access input and extract data; knowledge with Excel and Word, including setting up worksheets and other documents.
8. Ability to understand and follow instructions.
9. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 

 

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.

  

 

WASTEWATER TEATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Talbot County Department of Public Works has a full-time opening for Treatment Plant Operator. Applicants should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in general mechanical maintenance and construction work, a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. Applicant may be required to acquire Maryland CDL designation. Salary range starts at $42,244 - $45,014, plus excellent benefits package. You may apply online at applications@talbotcountymd.gov - 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 services in management and administration of legislative programs; project management of the Capital Improvements Program; special projects and utility management; and roads program management.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Under general supervision, the Treatment Plant Operator I performs a variety of manual labor, semi-skilled and skilled work in the operations and maintenance for the Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants, and relative pump stations/distribution systems; learns and demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; performs other related duties as required. This is the entry level class within the Treatment Plant Operator series. Positions in this classification perform less difficult and complex tasks and receive on-the-job training in the performance of more complex duties. May receive direction from the Treatment Plant Lead Operator. This class is flexibly staffed, and may advance to the higher level class after gaining experience, obtaining required certifications and demonstrating proficiency which meets the qualifications for that classification.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation and management of Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants, collection system lines, manholes, water distribution lines and related facilities and equipment; performs required analytical testing and performs accurate and truthful data logging as required; may assist in training entry level personnel; provides assistance to other County departments and divisions, as required.
2. Inspects all equipment for proper operation and records pertinent information such as equipment maintenance activities, run times, general observations as to performance of all equipment.
3. Makes independent decisions regarding adjustments to plant equipment based on careful evaluation of cause and effect of said adjustments.
4. Assist in the coordination contracted repair work; maintains records on work performed and inventories of needed supplies and materials; regularly inspects all aspects of the Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants assigned.
5. Responds to questions and inquiries from the public; may respond to emergency repair calls.
6. Establishes positive working relationships with County Sanitary District management and staff, other agencies and the public.
7. Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Practices, techniques and materials used in the Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment industry.
2. Tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair activities.
3. Operation and use of a variety of light, medium and heavy equipment.
4. Utilities marking and locating procedures and practices.
5. Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures.
6. Deal tactfully with the public and others in providing information, answering questions and providing customer service.
7. Read, understand, and follow posted work rules and procedures; follow oral and written directions; and accept constructive criticism.
8. Meet the requirements to wear respiratory protection or other safety equipment.
9. Perform heavy manual labor.
10. Prepare and maintain basic reports and records.
11. Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word and data entry.
12. Safely and effectively operate tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of Wastewater/Water/Septage treatment plants, sewer collection and water distribution systems and related facilities.
13. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
14. Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Must climb ladders and work at heights. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Additionally, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.

 

ZONING TECHNICIAN
Talbot County Office of Planning and Zoning is seeking a full-time Zoning Technician to review building and zoning permits ensuring compliance with zoning and floodplain regulations. Responsible for maintenance of records and documents and providing technical assistance when needed. Minimum Requirements: High School graduate supplemented by courses in office procedures, word processing and administrative skills. Associates degree strongly recommended or vocational certificate in architectural drafting and design, blueprint reading, construction, surveying or civil engineering with a minimum of three years’ experience in a related field. Must be able to drive county vehicle within and outside the County. Some evening meeting attendance may be necessary. Starting salary $40,544, or higher depending upon qualifications, with excellent benefit package. Application requirements available online applications@.talbotcountymd.gov or mail application by July 5, 2022 to: Employment Applications, 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/Vet/Disabled.

DEPARTMENT 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 permits 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Primary responsibilities include review of building and zoning permits to ensure compliance with zoning and floodplain regulations. This position is also responsible for the maintenance of records and documents that keep the community eligible to participate in FEMA’s NFIP and Community Rating System (CRS). This position provides technical assistance to applicants and agents, County staff and other agencies and organizations regarding zoning and floodplain related matters. Must be able to drive county vehicle and travel within and outside the County. Public meeting attendance may be required on a limited basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited high school with or supplemented by courses in office procedures, typing, word processing and other relevant administrative skills, and an associate degree (strongly recommended) or vocational certificate in a related field such as architectural drafting and design, blueprint reading, construction, surveying, or civil engineering, along with a minimum of three (3) year’s experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge and skills stated below.
Training in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with possession of a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM®) certificate, or will obtain and maintain such a Certificate within (12) months of beginning employment.

DUTIES AND EXAMPLES OF WORK
1. Provides general assistance to applicants and the public with questions about the County comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, forest conservation, floodplain ordinance and other planning information associated with the department. Explains to the general public code applicability, land use and property location requirements.
2. Reviews building permit and planning applications, construction plans, specifications, permits and related project documents to determine compliance with applicable codes, laws and regulations to floodplain, critical area, zoning, and related State and Federal regulations.
3. Coordinates with applicants, other departments, commissions and outside agencies to facilitate additional review requirements to ensure expeditious permit processing.
4. Writes and presents formal staff reports to various Boards and Commissions as assigned.
5. Works with County departments, community agencies and the public to provide public education and awareness of the Floodplain Management Program. Prepares outreach presentation materials and coordinates and conducts outreach events.
6. Coordinates and assists in Community Assistance Visits (CAV), Community Rating System (CRS) Program reviews, and other floodplain management program outreach and public education presentations.
7. Provides support and technical assistance to administrative, enforcement, development review and comprehensive planning staff as required.
8. Assists as necessary and performs certain administrative or development duties when the normally responsible staff member is unavailable.
9. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES
1. Ability to read and understand rules and regulations, zoning, floodplain and building codes and applicable State and Federal regulations. Proficient at or the ability to become proficient at reading and interpreting plats, construction plans, site plans, floodplain maps and flood insurance studies.
2. Ability to accurately read and use standard engineers and architect’s scales and derive dimensions and areas of features on blueprints and other plans.
3. Familiarity with standard construction, architectural and civil engineering terminology and practices.
4. Ability to maintain records and documentation and assist FEMA and State Floodplain Manager representatives that keep Talbot County eligible to participate in FEMAs NFIP and Community Rating System.
5. Ability to provide floodplain management guidance related to flood protection, floodplain management and mitigation projects.
6. Excellent writing and communication skills. Math skills should include the ability to work with fractions and percentages, and the ability to apply higher math such as algebra, trigonometry and/or geometry to calculate area and solve for unknown values.
7. Proficient at Microsoft Word and/or able to become proficient at Excel and OpenGov.
8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, officials, and the public and to convey a professional and welcoming attitude to all who contact the office.
9. Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.
10. Able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment or individually with minimal supervision.

 

 

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.  

 

 

 

 PART-TIME POSITIONS

PER-DIEM POSITION

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

 

COURT RECORDER
The Circuit Court for Talbot County is seeking applications for a per-diem Court Recorder. Ability to use computers, knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures. Graduation from an accredited high school. 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

 

 

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