Employment Opportunities

Smithsburg - Director of Public Works
Posted 7/19/19 – Closes 8/9/19


Town of Smithsburg is currently seeking applicants for the position of Director of Public Works through Friday, August 9, 2019.  Full job description and details are listed on the town’s website at www.townofsmithsburg.org or call 301.824.7234 for details. The Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Takoma Park - Human Resources Director
Posted 7/19/19 – Open until filled       
 

The City of Takoma Park seeks a Human Resources Director to provide leadership to the Department and HR support to City operations. Reporting to the City Manager's Office, the incumbent will direct the City's human resources functions with past experience focusing efforts on performance management, union negotiations, compliance, training, budgeting and risk management. The successful candidate will understand the intricacies of local government and be a creative and strategic thinker with the ability to lead programs to fruition. Full details.                                                                          

University Park - School Crossing Guard
Posted 7/19/19 – Closes 8/2/19


The University Park Police Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill a permanent part-time School Crossing Guard position. This is specialized work in the control of traffic, both vehicular and pedestrian, in conjunction with the movement of students to and from school. The position requires employees to be available to report to a school crossing area in University Park on short notice. Applicants MUST be able to work Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Work is performed independently.

Crossing Guards wear a uniform and perform duties that require employees to stand, walk and use arm/hand signals, whistles and voice. Salary $15.00-$20.00 per hour.

Responsibilities
•    Regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic at designated crossing to allow children to cross safely

Minimum Qualifications
•    Graduation from high school
•    Must be at least 21 years old at time of appointment

Submit a Town of University Park Employment application to the Town of University Park, 6724 Baltimore Avenue, University Park, MD 20782, or via e-mail to egilead@upmd.org. Applications will be accepted until midnight on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Bladensburg - Town Clerk
Posted 7/17/19 – Closes 8/5/19


This position is responsible for managing and supervising the preparation and maintenance of the Towns official records, the provision of support to the Town Council for council meetings, the administration of Town elections, administering the Town’s state retirement plan, and the completion of other functions assigned to the Town Clerk’s Office.

•    Manages Town Council meeting activities; collects and conducts initial review of agenda items; provides guidance to staff on agenda item preparation; prepares agendas and meeting notices; attends meetings and records minutes; finalizes ordinances and resolutions for the record; ensures the publication of minutes, ordinances and resolutions.
•    Administers biennial Town elections for Mayor and Town Council and special elections as required; registers voters and maintains voter list; advises candidates on election rules; recruits and trains election judges; works with Board of Elections to develop election procedures; prepares ballots; schedules polling places; processes absentee ballots.
•    Participates in the Town’s management team; develops short- and long-range departmental plans; monitors current practices and trends.
•    Prepares and monitors the Town Clerks Division budget.
•    Ensures the proper codification or ordinances and charter amendments.
•    Serves as the custodian of the Town seal and Town records; processes public information requests; maintains and updates record retention policies.
•    Maintains Mayor & Council Financial Disclosure Forms.
•    Serves as point-of-contact for the Ethics Commission and matters related to the Town’s ethics ordinance; receives filings from candidates, elected officials, and staff; advises on gift disclosures; receives and processes public ethics complaints; publishes opinions; maintains records.
•    Administering the Town’s state retirement plan.
•    Administers, receives and certifies petitions; schedules and publicizes public hearings.
•    Monitors the Division websites; writes and publishes content; prepares newsletter articles.
•    Supervises division Town Receptionist
•    Identifies and applies for grants to help with Town improvements.
•    Performs related duties.

The salary for this position is $75,000 to $80,000, depending on experience. Knowledge and experience include a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or similar field and five years’ experience serving as a municipal/Town Clerk, (Certified Town Clerk preferred).

The Town offers an excellent benefits package, including medical and dental and participates in the Maryland State Retirement plan. Full details.

Please submit your resume to Debi Sandlin at dsandlin@bladensburgmd.gov by Monday, August 5, 2019. No phone calls.

Glenarden - Police Officer
Posted 7/17/19 – Closes 10/10/19


The Glenarden Police Department is currently accepting resumes/applications for the fulltime position of a Police Officer. The Candidate must be a Maryland Certified Police Officer. The starting salary is $42,725.00.

Please submit your resume to Karen Shoultz at kshoultz@cityofglenarden.org. A full copy of the Position Description can be picked up from the James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center (Upper Level) at 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden MD, 20706.

Rockville - Assistant City Attorney or Senior Assistant City Attorney
Posted 7/17/19 – Closes 7/31/19


The City of Rockville is seeking an experienced attorney for its in-house City Attorney's Office.  Applicants must be a member of the Maryland State Bar and have experience in providing legal counsel and representation on a variety of matters with minimal supervision.  Experience in local government law, land use, legislation, petitions for judicial review, and the Maryland Public Information Act/Freedom of Information Act is preferred.  The position entails providing legal counsel related to all aspects of municipal law including land use, legislation, personnel, transactional matters, code enforcement and litigation.  The position requires the ability to attend regular evening and weekend meetings and to handle a heavy workload. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing legal advice to staff from all departments; preparing and reviewing documents including easements, leases, and other agreements; representing the City in administrative appeals and litigation before State and Federal Courts; and analyzing and recommending solutions to complex and unique legal problems.  The successful applicant must be able to take the initiative in identifying and resolving issues and demonstrate the ability to work independently in performing his/her duties in a fast-paced work environment.  Full details.

Caroline County - Program Leaders
Posted 7/17/19 – Open until filled

The Department:  We are responsible for the development, delivery and management of a variety of recreation programs and public facilities within Caroline County. These include amenities and outcomes such as: Instructional sport and fitness programs, Community events, Afterschool program services, Athletic facilities, Public waterways access, Arts development programs, Playgrounds and walking trails, Community partnerships, Youth Camps and Trips and discount tickets. Learn more about Caroline County Recreation and Parks by visiting our Department page.

About the Job: Positions located in afterschool programs at Lockerman Middle School, Greensboro Elementary School, and Federalsburg Elementary School. Instructional interest/experience in math/reading and sports/fitness, science, arts/crafts, cooking. Between 9-11 hours per week, M-Th after school hours. Hourly rate $12-$18 based on experience/education level. Full details.

Caroline County - Program Site Coordinator
Posted 7/17/19 – Open until filled


The Department:  Caroline County Department of Recreation and Parks is responsible for the development, delivery and management of a variety of recreation programs and public facilities within Caroline County. These include amenities and outcomes in: instructional sport and fitness programs, community events, afterschool program services, arts development programs, youth camps, community partnerships, athletic facilities & trails, playgrounds, public waterways access and  park construction,  Learn more by visiting our Department page.

About the Position: Caroline County Department of Recreation and Parks part-time contractual grant funded position implementing an afterschool program at Greensboro Elementary School and Federalsburg Elementary School.

Requirements: AA Degree and 2 years experience in community recreation, education, or human services or a combination of education, training, and experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Salary: $18-$20 per hour. Full details.

Frederick – Tech III Cement Finisher
Posted 7/121/9 – Closes 7/22/19


Constructs, erects, installs, repairs, and finishes structures and furnishings using skills in carpentry, masonry, cement finishing, and painting. This position's primary area of expertise is cement finisher and work is accomplished by performing the following duties. This position is considered essential personnel and required to be able to respond to emergencies as needed throughout the Department of Public Works. Full details.

Hyattsville – Deputy City Clerk
Posted 7/12/19 – Open until filled


The Deputy City Clerk assists the City Clerk in planning and implementing the activities and operations of the Office of the City Clerk to promote open and transparent governmental services. Working under the direction of the City Clerk, responsibilities include organization of City Council and other public meetings, agenda preparation, preparation of meeting minutes, records management, filing and document retrieval, assisting in the municipal election process and other administrative work as assigned.

The Deputy Clerk position requires strong technical writing, administrative and organization skills, computer knowledge, and the ability to prepare minutes, reports, etc., in an accurate, professional, and timely manner. Candidates must be willing to attend evening City Council meetings. This position reports directly to the City Clerk and will coordinate and manage the work of the part‐time Records Clerk in the Department. Full details.

Hyattsville – Building and Grounds Supervisor
Posted 7/12/19 – Open until filled


This position, which reports to the Superintendent of Public Works, will oversee maintenance and repair of the facilities and grounds of the City of Hyattsville. Scope of duties includes making site surveys, preparing specifications for job estimates and bids, and supervising and training employees reporting to this position. This is a working supervisory position. Full details.

Montgomery County - Program Manager
Posted 7/12/19 – Closes 7/31/19


The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities.  

DEP is seeking to fill a Program Manager I position in the Office of Sustainability.  This position is responsible for the management and implementation of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainability policies and initiatives to promote the goals of Montgomery County to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and increase the use of renewable energy.  The Program Manager will provide day-to-day organization, community engagement, and technical assistance for key programs, such as building energy benchmarking, energy financing programs, and other efforts directed to drive efficiency in the commercial and multifamily building sector. Full details.

Montgomery County - Planning Specialist III
Posted 7/12/19 – Closes 7/29/19


The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities.  

DEP is seeking to fill a Planning Specialist III position with a candidate who has experience in horticulture or landscape design/architecture related to stormwater management, low impact development (LID), and environmental site design (ESD).  The position will support the Stormwater Facility Inspection and Maintenance Program within the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Watershed Restoration Division. Specifically, DEP is seeking a knowledgeable applicant with experience working with native plants to piedmont area of Maryland, with experience designing planting specifications for LID/ESD practices, and an understanding of Maryland’s design specification for LID/ESD. Full details.  

Capitol Heights – Treasury Clerk
Posted 7/2/19 – Open until filled


This position is responsible for the safekeeping of the Town’s financial assets.  In addition, this position evaluates the financial performance, projects revenue and expenditure trends, and is a key member of the budget preparation team that establishes a financial plan including a capital improvement plan which is presented to the Mayor and Council for approval. Full details call 301-336-0626.

Plans and implements short and medium range goals, objectives, and strategies for the department, projects, and programs to ensure efficient organization and completion of work.  Plans long-range goals, objectives, organizational structure, and overall direction for the department. Carries out supervisory/managerial responsibility in accordance with policies, procedures and applicable laws, including:

•    Coordinate preparation of the Town’s annual budget for submittal to the Mayor and Council
•    Responsible for the security of Town Funds
•    Support Accounting Functions Provided by Town Accountants
•    Coordinate preparation of the Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Chevy Chase - Assistant Town Manager
Posted 7/2/19 – Open until filled


The Town of Chevy Chase is seeking a new Assistant Town Manager. The Town currently employs four full-time employees and several part-time consultants to manage Town programs and services. The Town has an annual budget of approximately $3 million, with substantial reserves. Most Town services are delivered by contracted services. In addition to managing contractors, this position will oversee the Town’s finances, analyze and develop Town laws and regulations, and manage special projects.

The Assistant Town Manager position is being filled to provide more management capacity to the Town and to provide continuity of operations in the Town Manager’s absence and when the Town Manager retires.

Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree and at least five years of local government experience. Preferred qualifications: master’s degree, clear communication and writing, budget/financial skills, intergovernmental and project management experience, and work in a customer-focused environment. There is no residency requirement. Salary range: $100,000–120,000, DOQ, with benefits.

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group. Open until filled with the first review of applications on August 5, 2019.

Frederick – Operator I Trainee
Posted 7/2/19 – Closes 7/21/19


This is a helper/custodial position at the City Water Treatment Plant. This position will also assist in the operations of the four water treatment facilities as needed and will receive general supervision from the Water Treatment Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent and Operators.

Because the water treatment plant operates 24-hours a day, the incumbent must have the flexibility to work varying 8-hour shifts which include night, weekend, and holiday work schedules. This individual will be required to perform tasks alone, work at any city water treatment facility and must have the ability to work effectively with minimum supervision. This position is considered essential personnel and must respond to emergencies as required throughout the Department of Public Works. For details.

Frederick – Operator IV Water Treatment
Posted 7/2/19 – Closes 7/21/19


The City of Frederick’s Water Treatment Department is responsible for the treatment of the City’s drinking water. We take water from the source, give it a complete treatment method, including pH, fluoridation, chlorination, flocculation, sedimentation and filtration and pump it into the water tanks and distribution system for use by customers. As a water treatment plant operator, the incumbent is required to perform routine tasks and necessary tests related to the processing of a Class IV water treatment plant. The general work activities are plant operations, which involve water treatment theory / practice, plant equipment operation, maintenance, and repair.

Because the water treatment plants operate 24-hours a day, the incumbent must have the flexibility to work varying shifts which include night, weekend, and holiday work schedules. This individual will be required to perform tasks alone, work at any City water treatment facility, and must have the ability to work effectively with minimum supervision. The Operator IV – Water Treatment is an essential employee meaning you are responsible for providing services that are critical functions required to maintain order, peace, safety, and the well-being of residents and visitors to The City of Frederick in the event of a critical incident. Full details.

Glenarden – Gold Room Coordinator
Posted 7/2/19 – 9/30/19


The Gold Room Coordinator acts as the liaison between renters, the public, and the City staff prior to, during and at the conclusion of events to ensure that facilities, equipment, physical setup and personnel provided meets the requirements of the event and the client's contractual agreements. The Gold Room Coordinator will report to the City Manager. Full details.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS
•    Coordinates the rental process of the Gold Room for use by various groups for activities such as private affairs, repasts, funerals, family reunions, weddings, receptions , anniversaries, and business meetings.
•    Prepares and maintains a reservation schedule so as to avoid scheduling conflicts.
•    Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all equipment including carpet, tables, chairs, walls, bathrooms, lobby, kitchen appliances, ice maker, ceiling tiles, lights and fixtures.
•    Responsible for operating within budget. Submits the proposed budget each year to the City Manager.
•    Supervises Gold Room Crew Members.
•    Incumbent must be on-site during all Gold Room events. A faster than average pace will be the norm for this position.

The work requires a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Business Management, Public Relations, Marketing and/or any related field. Four years progressively responsible experience in a related professional capacity; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Detail information regarding this position is located on www.Cityofqlenarden.org. Please submit your resume to Karen Shoultz at kshoultz@cityofglenarden.org. Closing date September 30, 2019, first cut July 30, 2019.

Greenbelt - Animal Control Supervisor
Posted 7/2/19 – Open until filled


The Supervisor of Animal Control oversees the City’s Animal Control Shelter and Program.  Determines and establishes goals and objectives necessary for the effective and humane conduct of animal control operations.  Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of staff involved in the enforcement of ordinances governing the care and keeping of domestic animals.  Performs all Animal Control Officer’s duties, including cleaning cages/runs and monitoring of animals.  Oversees the proper maintenance of Animal Services case files, permits and licensing records.  

Minimum Qualifications:  Equivalent of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in animal science, public administration, business administration, planning, public policy, law enforcement or a closely related field.  Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience and increasingly knowledgeable professional experience in animal services, regulatory compliance/enforcement, law enforcement, military or related field.  At least 2 years of responsible experience in a supervisory or lead worker position.  Any combination of education, training and/or experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  Must have a valid driver’s license and National Animal Control & Humane Officer Academy (NACHO) Modules A and B to obtain NACA Certification.  The City provides a generous fringe benefit package including medical, dental, life and retirement plans.  Salary Range - $58,011 - $68,244. Full-time with benefits. To fill out an application and review our benefits summary, log onto www.greenbeltmd.gov.  A City of Greenbelt application is required.  

La Plata - Manager of Inspections
Posted 7/2/19 – Open until filled


The Manager of Inspections oversees the inspections of building and structures in all stages of construction, alteration, and repair to ensure compliance with standard construction practices and Town ordinances.  This position is responsible for the rental licensing program.  The Manager of Inspections reviews permit applications and oversees code development, permit issuance, construction inspection, code enforcement, and numerous other miscellaneous permit functions. This position supervises Code Enforcement staff and assures compliance of Town Codes.

The salary will be based on qualifications, experience and education.  The salary ranges from $55,250 to $71,825.  The Town offers a very generous benefits package which includes health care insurance with Care First Blue Cross Blue Shield with no premiums to the employee or family, free dental coverage for employee,  a defined retirement plan with the Maryland State Retirement System, paid holidays, personal, annual and sick leave, life insurance equivalent to 1 year’s salary, long term disability and a variety of other benefits.  Just too many to name!

Interested persons may obtain an application and supplementary information at the La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne Street, La Plata, MD  or www.townoflaplata.org.  The Town of La Plata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please return a completed Town application, resume, and cover letter to the attention of the Director of Planning.  Application review will begin July 1, 2019.  Position is open until filled.

New Carrollton – Fleet Manager
Posted 7/2/19 – Closes 8/18/19


The beautiful tree-lined City of New Carrollton is a residential community located in suburban Prince George’s County, approximately eight miles from Washington, DC. The City of New Carrollton has a diverse population of over 12,000 residents.

We are currently looking for a highly skilled Fleet Manager to oversee the City’s 70 vehicle fleet which includes vehicles used by Public Works, City Administration and the Police Department.  The Fleet Manager will manage the operations and maintenance of the City's motor vehicles and oversee DOT compliance and reporting as it relates to the fleet. This individual will also be responsible for developing and implementing vehicle and equipment preventive maintenance programs, building partnerships and relationships with outside vendors and service providers, as well as scheduling regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency and maintaining detailed vehicle service records.  

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical, business, organizational, communication and leadership skills to lead fleet support across the various departments.  Previous experience working for a local government is a plus.  Comprehensive benefits package offered and salary commensurate with experience. Full details.

Caroline County – School Resource Officers
Posted 7/2/19 – Closes 8/16/19


School Resource Officers (SRO) with the Caroline County Sheriff's Office have a rewarding career that is versatile and carries much responsibility. SRO's will instruct on law enforcement related topics, establish trust and credibility with students, arrange security for events, and maintain order and enforce laws for their assigned Caroline County school. Assignments vary from High Schools to Elementary Schools. Full details.

Charles County - Engineer IV
Posted 7/2/19 – Open until filled


Charles County’s next Engineer IV has the opportunity to work in one of the fastest growing areas of Maryland. The County is seeking a well-rounded engineering professional who has experience leading an engineering team, has a strong project management background, and is knowledgeable in the areas of water/sewer, stormwater, and roadway projects.

Minimum qualifications are any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and five years of progressively responsible engineering experience. Other requirements include a valid driver’s license and a State of Maryland registration as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain such registration.

Preferred qualifications include experience in a municipal government setting and supervisory experience. A master’s degree in a related field and demonstrated experience in water and sewer planning, stormwater management, and capital improvement planning are also preferred.

The salary range is $71,654 – $115,078, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package. Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume with salary history. Open until filled with first review of applications on August 5, 2019.

Annapolis - Planning and Zoning Director
Posted 6/15/19 – Open until filled


Directs and participates in the work of the City Planning and Zoning Department in the development of a wide variety of comprehensive plans for the orderly growth and historic preservation of the City; does related work as required.

This is a high level, highly visible professional planning and administrative position requiring a master’s degree and having a broad range of policy making responsibility and discretionary authority as defined in the State Land Use Article.  The Planning and Zoning Director administers a full service municipal planning department and provides leadership to a professional staff engaged in a wide range of programmatic responsibilities that support the mission and goals of the department.  In accordance with the City Code under Title 21, the Planning and Zoning Director reports directly to the City Manager. The Planning and Zoning Director guides the City Council in establishing legislative policy affecting all aspects of municipal government related to development, historic preservation, economic vitality, transportation planning, environmental policy, community development and housing planning. The Department of Planning and Zoning anticipates the City’s needs in formulating the City’s legislative and policy vision for the future.  The Planning and Zoning Director acts as liaison between state, regional and local officials and manages the legislative approval process on the local, state and regional level. This position works with the Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, Historic Preservation Commission, Building Board of Appeals, and Housing and Community Development Committee. This position may have some interaction with the Maritime Advisory Board and the Annapolis Conservancy Board. These functions require extensive public presentations as well as formal hearings and daily interaction with the public. The Planning and Zoning Director is required to present land use proposals at public hearings before the Planning Commission, the Board of Appeals and City Council on a regular basis. Full details.

Cottage City - Public Works Maintenance Worker
Posted 6/15/19 – Open until filled

The Town of Cottage City is seeking a part-time Public Works Maintenance Worker to assist on various projects in the Public Works department.  Duties and responsibilities may consist of public contact during street projects and other activities associates with public works projects. This position is 20 hours per week and is a non-benefited position. Employee may be required to participate in but not limited to painting, carpentry, landscaping, mowing, street, drainage, and trash pickup projects. Must utilize auditory, sensory abilities constantly on the jobsite.

Hiring Range: $13-$15/HR. Apply at: 3820 40th Avenue, Cottage City, MD 20722, an Equal Opportunity Employer, or http://www.cottagecitymd.gov

Frederick – Communications Clerk
Posted 6/15/19 – Open until filled


This position is responsible for providing accurate city information, quality customer service, telephone switchboard coverage, radio dispatch, administrative support, accurate documentation, and data entry. This department operates 24/7 and all staff are required to assist as needed to accomplish this. Employees who work non-business hours are required to work alone. This position is considered “essential personnel”, and will be required to be able to respond to emergencies as needed. Full details. 

Chevy Chase Village - Permitting and Code Enforcement Coordinator
Posted 5/31/19 – Open until filled


Chevy Chase Village, a municipal government in southern Montgomery County, seeks to fill full-time position of Permitting & Code Enforcement Coordinator. Duties include working a base schedule of Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with occasional evening meetings and events; daily direct public contact; and enforcement of compliance with all Village ordinances and building codes. This position reviews plans and larger scale residential building/construction/remodeling projects, and investigates these building sites/projects prior to and after the issuance of required permits as required by county and Village codes and ordinances.  Assists with administering and oversight of capital and utility maintenance and improvement projects.  The position works directly with the Village Manager.

Education/Certifications/Job Experience Required:  Knowledge of regulatory and permitting processes in construction and development.  General knowledge of all construction trades.  Strong and effective written and spoken (English; Spanish a plus) communication skills, including public speaking.  Ability to read and understand architectural plans as well as the sequencing of a construction project and to calculate lot coverage and floor area ratio from construction drawings.  Proficient in use of the Microsoft Office suite.  Ability to deal with the public courteously and tactfully.  Valid driver’s license required.  Ability to learn ESRI (ArcMap) mapping software. Salary range: $55,182.40 to $95,638.40/annual; generous benefits package. Hiring range:  $55,182.40 to $59,716.80/annual.  

Submit resume and three business-related correspondence writing samples to: Chevy Chase Village c/o Village Manager, 5906 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 or FAX 301-907-9721 or EMAIL ccvillagejobs@gmail.com (Subject Line: Permitting & Code Enforcement Coordinator position)

La Plata - Planner I, II, Senior Planner
Posted 5/31/19 – Open until filled


The Town of La Plata has positions available in the Planning Department.  Experienced Planners at all levels are encouraged to apply.  Offers for positions available could be a Planner I, Planner II or Senior Planner within the Town’s position classifications based on experience, qualifications and education.  All planning positions require professional planning experience with a ranging variety of complexity.    Planner I positions are entry level professional duties.  The position receives considerable supervision from the Planner II, Senior Planner and Director of Planning.  The Planner II and Senior Planner level is often significantly involved with larger, more complex planning assignments.  Planners at the Planner II and Senior Planner level exercise greater independence and judgment, receiving minimal supervision from the Director of Planning.  All planning position aspects shall include at varying levels based on experience plan review, and development, including, but no limited to infrastructure review, development plan review, minor subdivision review, zoning enforcement, long-range plan development and implementation, and comprehensive plan implementation.  All planning positions participate in staff support to the Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, and Design Review Board.  All planning positions shall possess the ability at varying levels to research with analytical abilities, be able to clearly organize and communicate information, know and understand best practices in land use planning, review regulatory requirements; apply appropriate federal, state and county codes, and prepare written technical reports.  

The salary will be based on qualifications, experience and education.  The Planner I position salary  is $52,120 to 67,755.  Planner II position salary is $58,560 to $76,130.  Senior planner position salary is $62,070 to 80,690.  The Town offers a very generous benefits package which includes health care insurance with Care First Blue Cross Blue Shield with no premiums to the employee or family, free dental coverage for employee,  a defined retirement plan with the Maryland State Retirement System, paid holidays, personal, annual and sick leave, life insurance equivalent to 1 year’s salary, long term disability and a variety of other benefits.  Just too many to name!

Interested persons may obtain an application and supplementary information at the La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne Street, La Plata, MD  or www.townoflaplata.org.  The Town of La Plata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please return a completed Town application, resume, and cover letter stating which position you believe you have qualifications for to the attention of the Director of Planning.  Application review will begin June 17, 2019.  Position is open until filled.

Chevy Chase Village - Public Works Supervisor
Posted 5/24/19 – Open until filled


Chevy Chase Village, a municipal government in southern Montgomery County, seeks to fill full-time position of Public Works Supervisor. Position reports directly to the Director of Public Works and supervises four full-time Public Works laborer/drivers.  Duties include working a base schedule of Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., with occasional evening, weekend and holiday event support.  The successful candidate will perform a wide variety of manual, unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks. Major Duties Include: organizing, coordinating and evaluating the work of full time Public Works personnel, contractor staff (for refuse, recycling and leaf collection, parks and right of way maintenance, etc.) and temporary laborers as may be required in the performance of all department activities.  

Minimum Qualifications Include:

•    High school diploma or equivalent;
•    Ten years’ work experience in related field; work experience must include a minimum of three years’ supervisory experience;
•    Must possess strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, along with a demonstrated competency in the use of computer systems, basic internet applications and software including Microsoft Office and others as appropriate
•    Must be capable of performing required manual tasks and withstand the rigors of varying weather conditions with the ability to perform heavy work requiring the exertion of up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects or materials.
•    Possession of a valid Class A, B, or C Maryland Driver’s License or Commercial Driver’s License and a minimum of two years driving experience. The incumbent must possess and be able to maintain a DL-171 card (DOT physical card) pursuant to Maryland law.

Full background investigation, including driving records, will be conducted prior to a final offer of employment.  Salary range:  $50,065 to $86,756/annual; generous benefits package. Hiring range, depending on qualifications, is $50,065 to $54,163.  

Submit resume to: Chevy Chase Village Office, c/o Director of Public Works, 5906 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 or by FAX 301-907-9721 or by EMAIL ccvillagejobs@gmail.com (Subject Line: Public Works Supervisor position)

Gaithersburg - Engineering Services Division Chief
Posted 5/24/19 – Open until filled


The City of Gaithersburg is seeking a new Engineering Services Division Chief. The Engineering Services Division is responsible for managing traffic and transportation operations and the design, construction, and management of capital projects.

Minimum qualifications include any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field and five years of experience in general civil engineering work, including supervision and/or strong project management experience.

Preferred qualifications include experience in a municipal government setting, supervisory experience, and a Professional Engineer (PE) license. Demonstrated experience in presenting and communicating complex issues in an understandable manner, outreach and community engagement on projects, and experience with traffic engineering, plan review, and pavement management programs are preferred. The following certifications are also preferred but not required: Project Management Professional (PMP) or Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) certification.

The salary range is $90,891 – $145,090, DOQ, with an excellent benefits package. The City typically hires near the midpoint of the range, but consideration for a higher starting point may be given depending on experience.

Applications will be accepted by The Novak Consulting Group. Open until filled with first review of applications on June 28, 2019.

Edmonston Police - Maryland Certified Police Officers
Posted 5/15/19 – Open until filled


We offer an excellent benefit package including Maryland State Retirement Defined Pension Plan, Health Insurance, paid holidays, a take-home vehicle and a competitive salary.

The Selection process will include: A formal interview, an extensive background investigation, contingent offer of employment, a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, a pre-employment physical examination, and a drug test and any other required testing that is set by the Maryland Police Training Standards Commission (MPTSC) and State laws and Town Codes.

If you are interested email your resume to Deputy Chief Billy Sullivan at BSullivan@EdmonstonMD.Gov and you will receive a return email with the application package that you will need to complete and return the originals to Captain Sullivan by mail or deliver them to the Edmonston Police Department located at 5005 52nd Avenue, Edmonston, Maryland 20781.

New Carrollton - Van Driver
Posted 5/15/19 - Open until filled

The City of New Carrollton is looking for a full-time Van Driver to provide transportation to senior citizens and individuals with disabilities.  Hourly rate starts at $17.67; however, pay commensurate with experience.  Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License and have a clean driving record for at least twelve (12) consecutive months.  Applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.  Prior experience transporting senior citizens and/or individuals with disabilities is required.  CPR/AED certification must be achieved within six (6) months of being hired. Full details.

Annapolis – Economic Development Manager
Posted 4/26/19 – Open until filled


Responsible to the Director of Planning and Zoning for the efficient implementation and management of a comprehensive economic development program; manages and supervises the work of employees/contractors in the division in developing and implementing program activities; coordinates the activities of the division by building effective working relationships with other division(s), City departments, Anne Arundel County, Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Chamber of Commerce and other partners; markets and recruits new businesses to the City; helps retain existing businesses; and assists new and existing businesses in navigating permitting, licensing and regulatory processes. Full details.

Fairmount Heights – Truck Driver with CDL
Posted 4/26/19 – Open until filled


The Town of Fairmount Heights is taking applications for a truck driver to drive the Town's trash truck and to perform other maintenance duties.

Driver is required to have a Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL}. Responsibilities to include a daily written truck log and submit reports of mileage, observe and report equipment or mechanical failures, manage routes and routines to proceed in the most efficient way and comply with all DOT and town requirements and rules. Must have a high school diploma/GED and a CDL in good standing. No serious tickets or accidents in the last three years. Contact JoAnn Tucker or Doris Sarumi at 301-925-8585 for details.

Fairmount Heights - Maintenance/Labor Job Description
Posted 4/26/19 – Open until filled

Perform general cleaning and minor maintenance duties in maintaining town owned buildings, adjacent walkways, grounds, and maintain small equipment used to perform task.  Work to be performed inside and outside.  Also, to perform certain labor task associated with the overall maintenance and cleaning of the town, including parks, sidewalks, small trees and shrubbery removal, trash removal from public spaces and other work assigned by the Public Works Supervisor. Contact JoAnn Tucker or Doris Sarumi at 301-925-8585 for full details.

Garrett Park - Town Archivist
Posted 4/26/19 - Open until filled


Incorporated in 1898, Garrett Park is a small town located in a sylvan setting and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Town archives is supported by a resident-led Archives Committee and other volunteers.

Responsibilities include: acquire, authenticate, preserve, organize and catalog public town records and materials donated from private collections; maximize the use of archival software, train and supervise volunteers; organize oral history recordings and their transcription; respond to requests for archival documents; report on the status of the archives to the Archives Committee; grow the existing archival database by promoting interest in contributions to the archives; ensure in-person and online access to the archives; and support Town government records and retention management.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in archival science and experience: performing archival records management; cataloging government records; giving presentations on archival documents; working independently and taking decisive action; using PastPerfect, Omeka, or other archival software; and setting and following through on short- and long-term goals.

Contract position, up to 20 hrs./wk. Applicants send a one-page cover letter and resume to managerandrea@garrettparkmd.gov

Greenbelt - Assistant Community Development Director
Posted 4/26/19 – Open until filled


The City of Greenbelt, MD a progressive and diverse community of 21,000 is looking for an energetic and resourceful person to direct the day-to-day operations of the Community Development division which includes inspections, sediment and erosion, construction and storm drain/water inspections.  Directs inspectors and office personnel in matters of code enforcement, sediment control, construction review and inspection, plans and permit review.  Remains on-call for emergencies.  Provides technical information to City Council, Advisory Boards and Appeal Boards as necessary.  Minimum Qualifications Required:  Associates degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Architecture, Housing or a related field and five years of progressively responsible experience.  Certified as Building Code Official, Valid Maryland Driver’s License and Certified Maryland State Sediment Control Inspector.  

To view the job specification, benefits summary and to apply, log onto www.greenbeltmd.gov.  Salary $74,692 - $87,859. A City application is required.  

Greenbelt – Horticulture Supervisor
Posted 4/26/19 – Open until filled


This position is in the City of Greenbelt’s Public Works Department.  Provides and manages all aspects of landscape installation and maintenance, including the care of all trees for the City.  Supervises the horticulture crew; plans, schedules and assigns daily work; inspects and evaluates work and counsels crew members on ways to improve performance; participates in selection of crew members and their training; initiates disciplinary actions; keeps records as to supplies and materials used.  Responds and resolve citizens’ concerns, complaints or disputes concerning hazardous trees.  Executes landscape designs; supervises installation of outdoor gardens and indoor plant displays.  Manages sidewalk emergency snow and ice removal.  Minimum Qualifications:  Associate level degree or equivalent; and four to five years of progressively responsible experience in horticulture; or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.  Licenses and Certifications:  Maryland Commercial Driver’s License Class B, Maryland Pesticide Applicators License, Advance Landscape Plan IPM PHC, Basic Tree Climbing, Pruning and Safety.  The City provides a generous fringe benefit package including medical, dental, life and retirement plans.  To view the job class specification, summary of benefits and to apply, log onto www.greenbeltmd.gov.  Salary Range - $54,267 - $63,856. A City of Greenbelt application is required.  

Laurel – Communications Specialist Trainee
Posted 4/19/19 – Open until filled

This is an entry-level position involved in radio dispatching, operating City communication instruments and coordinating the City’s emergency communications system. The duties also include clerical work to support this function. Assignments are performed according to established policies and procedures under the supervision of an administrative superior or the officer in charge of the shift.  This position is automatically promoted to Communications Specialist I after one year of satisfactory performance and a satisfactory employee performance evaluation.

Possession of a high school diploma from an accredited high school or GED certification recognized by the State of Maryland. One year of related experience in clerical, administrative, or dispatching duties preferred. Must be United States citizen and be at least 18 years of age with no record of felony convictions or serious misdemeanors. Must be able to use typical word processing software such as Microsoft Word and pass a keyboarding test with minimum 25 wpm. Must have a valid Maryland Class C driver’s license and a proven safe driving record. EOE. Full details.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) - Executive Director
Posted 4/19/19 - Open until filled


The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is seeking a talented leader to become its next Executive Director. The Executive Director functions as the agency's Chief Corporate Officer, with direct accountability to – and serving at the pleasure of – the Commission's ten-member governing body. As head of the Department of Human Resources and Management, the Executive Director's work program includes direct responsibility for managing the corporate policy, talent management, enterprise budget, and risk management teams. In addition to this core portfolio, the Executive Director is expected to work seamlessly with the agency's finance, legal and technology professionals, and senior leaders of the respective park, planning and/or recreation operations, as well as state and local government stakeholders (including their respective senior staffs). Our team includes over 2,000 career employees, and thousands of volunteers and seasonal employees. As an enterprise, our FY 2019 annual operating and capital budgets total $446 million and $92 million, respectively. Salary is negotiable. For more information on The Commission, visit our website. THIS IS A RE - ADVERTISEMENT; PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT RE-APPLY. Full details.

WSSC - Superintendent, Water Resource Recovery Plant
Posted 4/19/19 – Open until filled


WSSC is one of the nation’s largest water and resource recovery utilities. Headquartered in Laurel, MD, we serve over 1.8 million commercial and residential customers in suburban Maryland. We are actively seeking a Superintendent, Water Resource Recovery Plant to plan, direct and manage the overall long-term operation and maintenance of a large wastewater treatment plant and related remote facilities.

Key Responsibilities:
• Plans, organizes and directs the activities of a major wastewater treatment plant and related remote facilities
• Supervises plant personnel including employment, separations, discipline communications, counseling, coaching, training resolution of problems and questions, and the full range of personnel management activities
• Initiates and participates in long-range planning, engineering, testing, acceptance, and transition to routine operation and maintenance of capital improvement projects, for existing and future treatment plants and remote facilities
• Confers with supervisors and staff, analyzes, evaluates and makes determinations concerning plant operations and maintenance
• Reviews plant operating data to make operational and maintenance decisions which require immediate action
• Performs operational review of plans and specifications for new plants, expansions and process modifications
• Approves design and makes equipment and process modifications
• Sets priorities for repairs and modifies procedures to adjust for non-operating equipment
• Prepares and/or approves work schedules for 24×7×365 plant operations
• Develops and/or approves chemical, material and service contract specifications
• Reviews bids, makes award recommendations and administers contracts
• Maintains chemical supplies and spare parts inventories; schedules replenishments and requisitions tools, equipment and supplies

Vacancy 19-0153. Full details.

WSSC - Division Manager, Utility Services Maintenance
Posted 4/19/19 - Open until filled


WSSC, one of the nation’s largest water and resource recovery utilities in the nation, seeks a Division Manager, Utility Services Maintenance to join us in our efforts to maintain our critical water and wastewater infrastructure.  You will plan, direct and manage all work activities, functions and operations of the water distribution and sewer collection systems in the northern zone of the sanitary district, based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.   You will also be responsible for the overall delivery of water to our residential and commercial customers, the collection of all sanitary sewer and the installation of all meters in the north zone.

Specifically, the Division Mgr., Utility Services Maintenance performs these essential functions:
• Supervises approximately 70 employees including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and/or termination or recommending termination
• Plans, directs and coordinates the work of staff that are responsible for the maintenance and repair/replacement of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems in the northern zone of the sanitary district; takes actions to adjust work activities, staffing and operations to meet daily workload demands
• Directs after-hours emergency efforts in the maintenance and repair of the collection and distribution systems to provide 24-hour/day response and service to customers
• Responsible for coordinating and assisting in shutdowns and other construction activities associated with development projects from other departments and/or divisions
• Coordinates investigations, inquiries and complaints such as water leaks and sewer stoppages; resolves complex customer or employee complaints/problems
• Works with other WSSC Utility Services and Customer Relations staff to respond to customer inquiries related to water/sewer systems and operations
• Prepares and maintains necessary records, budgets, correspondence and reports relating to the activities of the division
• Collects, analyzes and monitors data in support of organizational benchmarks and business goals
• Oversees contract staff to assure delivery of individual projects in accordance with established WSSC goals, policies and procedures

Vacancy #19-0062. Full details.  

Brentwood - Town Administrator
Posted 4/10/19 – Open until filled


The Town of Brentwood seeks a FT Town Administrator with 5+ years of municipal experience.  Under the direction of the Mayor, this position directs, coordinates and conducts the overall administration of the property and affairs of the Town. The incumbent is responsible for the efficient and impartial application and enforcement of all laws, ordinance, resolutions, Charter and Codes of the Town of Brentwood.  Position and highly visible and requires working with other agencies and political representatives.  All candidates must have a high level of professionalism and excellent communication skills.  Salary Range:  $70,000 - $90,000. Full details.

Caroline County - Marketing Intern
Posted 4/10/19 – Open until filled


The Department:  We are responsible for the development, delivery and management of a variety of recreation programs and public facilities within Caroline County. To learn more about Caroline County Recreation and Parks visit our Department page.

About the Internship: Our recreation and parks team create campaigns and innovative projects that are designed to interact with the Caroline County community. Interns that are interested in marketing, communication, and social media will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks and projects. Summer Internships will range between 12 – 16 weeks.  Work schedule will be up to 30 hours weekly. Full details.

Charles County - Deputy Director of Public Works/Utilities
Posted 4/10/19 – Open until filled


Charles County Government is hiring a Deputy Director of Public Works/Utilities. This position performs executive management work in assisting in the direction of the county's Public Works – Utilities Divisions.  Position assists the Director of Public Works with managing the administration and financial functions of the Utilities Divisions, including management of the County's Capital Improvement Programs.  The work involves budget development, administration and management of Utilities programs, interagency liaison, planning, organizing and directing the Technical Support, Operations Support, Operations & Maintenance, and Capital Improvement Program Divisions.  Work is performed under broad administrative direction, with the employee responsible for determining work plans, methods and procedures, and guiding divisional activities to achieve required goals and objectives.

With a salary range of $90,558.00 - $145,326.00 annually, the requirements for this position are:
•    Master's degree in business management or related field.
•    Six years of progressively responsible experience in water and sewer or utility management that included supervision of a major program area and/or supervision of employees.
•    Valid driver's license.
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
This job is open until filled with a best consideration date of April 22, 2019. To learn more and apply visit: https://bit.ly/2mbAIAI