Charles County Government

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Charles County Government
Jan 25, 2018
Full time
Summary Performs golf course maintenance work. The work involves assisting in the planning, scheduling and supervision of maintenance activities and crews, and leading others in the work. The worker initiates own daily assignments, follows through on matters, and uses independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions to deal with standard recurring situations.   Essential Job Functions Assists in the supervision and administration of golf course maintenance operations.   Supervises part-time and seasonal golf course maintenance staff.   Implements approved turf management and maintenance programs.   Operates and maintains automated irrigation system.   Maintains daily work schedules, inventories, payrolls records and timecards.   Assists in the recruitment, hiring and training of seasonal and part-time staff.   Ensures the proper and safe operation and maintenance of all golf course related equipment and vehicles.   Schedules maintenance operations around customer play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to customers.   Participates in the County snow removal operation.   Other Duties Performs related work as required.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (These are pre-employment KSAs that apply only to Essential Job Functions.) Knowledge of-- -               The use and care of tools and equipment used in golf course and grounds maintenance functions..   -               Methods and procedures used in maintaining golf courses.   -               Operation and maintenance of irrigation systems.   -               Proper handling and application of turf grass chemicals.   -               Effective techniques of supervision.   Ability to– -               Perform golf course maintenance work.   -               Use the tools and equipment required efficiently.   -               Communicate effectively orally and in writing.   -               Lead, train and supervise others in the work.   -               Plan and schedule golf course maintenance construction activities effectively.   -               Understand turf grass chemical practices and effectively direct the proper use of fungicides, herbicides and insecticides.   -               Make sound decisions in accordance with rules, regulations, and established policies and procedures.   -               Maintain records and prepare reports.   -               Work changing and irregular shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.   Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities and skills may be substituted on a full-time year for year basis.)   Training and/or Education High school diploma or GED.   Experience Three years of progressively responsible grounds or golf maintenance experience.   Licenses or Certificates Employees in this position must possess or acquire the following within the first year of employment: Valid Commercial Driver's License, Class "B" required.   Employees in this position must possess or acquire the following within the first two years of employment: Maryland Pesticide Applicator’s Certification Professional Fertilizer Applicator Certificate   Physical Demands The work is regularly active with periods of heavy exertion, and is performed in shop or field settings and outside. Typical positions require workers to walk or stand for long periods; lift and carry up to 100 pounds; climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding; bend, kneel, crouch and crawl; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; feel the size, shape and temperature of items; and use fingers to operate computer keyboards. The work requires the ability to speak normally, to use normal or aided vision and hearing, and to detect odors.   Unusual Demands Employees are subject to call back in emergencies.   FLSA Status Nonexempt   Reports to Golf Course Superintendent   Supervises Golf Course Foreman (Part-Time) Seasonal Golf Course Maintenance Workers   Revised: 11/17 Grade 10  
Charles County Government La Plata, MD, United States
Dec 15, 2017
Full time
Assistant Recreation and Leisure Programs Specialist Salary $38,175.00 Annually Location Port Tobacco, MD Job TypeFull-timeDepartmentRecreation, Parks, & Tourism Job Number2017-00385 Closing 1/5/2018 11:59 PM Eastern Description Benefits Questions Summary Performs a variety of duties relative to assisting with the supervision, operation, and administrative support work for the County's Recreation programs.  Overall goals are set and the worker, with assistance from program supervisors, determines specific tasks and assignments to be performed.   Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates select recreation and leisure programs and activities.   Assist with monitoring contracts and agreements.   Assist with preparation and maintenance of records, statistics, files, and reports.   Assist with recruitment and management of part time staff, contracted instructors, and volunteers.   Enforces all program and facility rules and regulations.   Promotes assigned recreational programs and activities.   Assist with supervision, training, and monitoring of part-time staff to assure that job performance is kept at an acceptable level at all times.   Other Duties Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (These are pre-employment KSAs that apply only to Essential Job Functions.)   Knowledge of-- Effective methods and practices of planning, developing, and implementing recreational program.   PC operations   Public relation skills- oral and written communication skills.   Ability to--   Perform program and administrative support work efficiently.   Prepare and maintain program records and reports.   Communicate effectively orally and in writing.   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others encountered in the workplace.   Follow established program policies and procedures.   Required Qualifications (Note:  Any acceptable combination of education, training and experience that provides the above knowledges, abilities and skills may be substituted on a full-time year-for-year basis.)   Training and/or Education: High School Diploma   Experience: Two years of experience working with a recreation program   Licenses or Certifications: Valid Driver's License   Special Requirements: None Additional Information Physical Demands The work is sedentary in nature with infrequent periods of strenuous physical activity.  Typical position requires worker to lift up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, bend, and crouch, reach, hold, grasp and turn objects. The work requires the ability to speak normally, to use normal or aided vision and hearing. Worker may be required to demonstrate an athletic activity or physical exercise.   Unusual Demands None   FLSA Status: Non-Exempt   Reports to:  Recreation and Leisure Program Supervisor   Supervises:  Assigned Part Time Recreation staff   Revised 08/17 Grade 8 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED CHARLES COUNTY GOVERNMENT APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT.  CANDIDATES WHO INDICATE INTEREST VIA THIS OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED OR CONSIDERED.  CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT SUBMIT A COMPLETED ONLINE CHARLES COUNTY GOVERNMENT APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.  Candidates are encouraged to apply online at:  www.charlescountymd.gov/employment-page
Charles County Government La Plata, MD, United States
Dec 01, 2017
Part time
Job Summary   Performs a variety of administrative and receptionist duties in support of the recruitment and general operations of the Department of Human Resources.     Essential Job Functions Receives and assists visitors and callers to the office; queries visitors and directs them to appropriate staff or offices; answers substantive questions regarding office/department operations for the purpose of facilitating the use of services.   Assists the public, clientele, and others in accessing and making use of department services by advising them regarding their needs and services provided.   Provides assistance to applicants via the Charles County Government online application system.   Supports recruitment efforts in the online system by posting job announcements on the County web site and various other web sites.   Calls candidates to schedule interviews, makes room reservations and other arrangements as needed. Prepares interview packets for each member of the interview panel.   Conducts reference checks on potential employees, calling prior and current supervisors and maintaining detailed notes about contact.   Composes correspondence, memoranda and reports in response to recurring inquiries and situations, including new hire offer letters, Payroll Change Notices, and notification emails to candidates.   Sends monthly Employee News announcements and New Employee Introductions information via email. Tracks data for the announcements and coordinates the New Employee Introduction program.   Keeps supervisor and staff informed of matters; initiates inquiries of County offices and other organizations to obtain information; researches files and records and compiles data for supervisor's review; prepares memos, notes and reports for supervisor.   Receives, sorts, date-stamps, logs, copies and distributes mail/mail log; processes outgoing mail.   Creates and maintains departmental files, including online recruitment files.   Maintains supplies of New Employee Orientation folders and Personnel Policies & Procedures Manuals, along with other HR-related documents and manuals.   Photocopies documents and routes to appropriate staff/department.   Assists with maintenance of electronic archive system.   Assists with processing paperwork for salary actions.     Serves as backup to other Administrative staff during lunch hours, vacations, etc.     Other Duties Performs related work as required.     Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (These are pre-employment KSAs that apply only to Essential Job Functions.) Knowledge of-- -     Modern office procedures and practices including the operation of standard office equipment.   NeoGov online application system and Laserfiche electronic archive system.  -     Work in a variety of computer programs, including Microsoft Office and online programs.   Ability to--   Perform general administrative work quickly and efficiently.-     Provide reception services to visitors and callers.-     Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others encountered in the workplace.       Communicate effectively and respectfully, orally and in writing. Work effectively as a member of a team. -     Proficiently create memos, letter and other correspondence.     Training and/or Education  Two years of general office experience.  May require a valid driver's license. Special Requirements  The work is mostly sedentary with periods of light physical activity, and is performed in office surroundings. Typical positions require workers to walk or stand for long periods; lift and carry up to 20 pounds; climb stairs, bend, reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards. The work requires the ability to speak normally and to use normal or aided vision and hearing. Unusual Demands Work is subject to frequent interruptions. FLSA Status   Non-Exempt Supervises   None Revised 12/17   Reports to Recruitment & Retention Administrator   Workers must occasionally remain continuously at their work sites for long periods.   Physical Demands Must be able to maintain information confidentially.   Licenses or Certificates Working knowledge of computer software programs Experience High school diploma or GED.   Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and experience that provides the above knowledge, skills, and abilities may be substituted on a year for year basis.)    
Charles County Government La Plata, MD, United States
Oct 27, 2017
Full time
Detail-oriented professional needed to perform supervisory civil engineering and related work. Responsible for the development and oversight of the technical engineering team for Water and Sewer Infrastructure Planning. Develop, review, and evaluate studies, reports, requests for proposals; make recommendations on projects. Develops, manages, and maintains the computer-based water and wastewater models for the County. Review developer submissions of proposed water and sewer infrastructure submissions for adequacy of facilities. Management and oversight of water/wastewater capital projects for studies and engineering design, but may also include design projects for roadways, storm drain, stormwater systems, and floodplain areas. The position will primarily focus on the development and/or analysis of proposed water and sewer system enhancements for adequacy and optimal efficiency of system performance. Formulate findings and recommendations and meet with involved parties to discuss and clarify issues and explain requirements; advise and assist parties on how to achieve compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Responsible for managing the technical portions of the County Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Responsible for supervising specialized engineering work in an assigned functional area with a focus on water and sewer engineering.   Responsible for the development of the Division's Engineering Work Program, including project initiation, development, procurement actions, schedules, and staff coordination.   Supervises engineering staff: assigns and reviews work, and takes actions to adjust work, staffing and operations to meet requirements.  Selects, trains and evaluates staff, and takes appropriate actions to improve performance when necessary.  Initiates actions regarding hiring, transfer, promotion, payroll, leave, performance and other personnel actions.   Develop, review, and evaluate studies, reports, requests for proposals; make recommendations on projects.   Develops, manages, and maintains the computer-based water and wastewater models for the County.   Review developer submissions of proposed water and sewer infrastructure submissions for adequacy of facilities. Management and oversight of water/wastewater capital projects for studies and engineering design, but may also include design projects for roadways, storm drain, stormwater systems, and floodplain areas.   Develop and/or analyze proposed water and sewer system enhancements for adequacy and optimal efficiency of system performance. Formulate findings and recommendations and meet with involved parties to discuss and clarify issues and explain requirements; advise and assist parties on how to achieve compliance with applicable rules and regulations.   Responsible for managing the technical portions of the County Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan. Develops, reviews and evaluates studies, reports and recommendations and takes or recommends appropriate actions.   Meets with parties involved to discuss and clarify issues and explain requirements; advises and assists parties on how to achieve compliance with applicable rules and regulations.   Ensures the maintenance of project files and records and preparation of related reports including graphic materials, maps and other illustrative materials as necessary.   Reviews and evaluates projects for conformance with engineering regulations, development and subdivision requirements, standard specifications, standard details, and other areas as assigned. Responsible for the preparation of related reports and recommendations for review and presentation to various boards and committees.   Coordinates studies and projects with other division functions and departments as necessary; makes referrals and follows through on actions with agencies as necessary.   Responds to inquiries from the public, developers, engineers, landowners, attorneys and others involved in infrastructure regarding procedures, compliance issues and related matters.   Performs field visits and site inspections as necessary.   Serves on boards, committees and work groups as assigned, providing technical support and assistance, often representing the County on a regional or state-wide basis.   Assists in formulating and implementing long range, comprehensive engineering projects or policies, and updating applicable ordinances, specification and details.   Other Duties Performs related work as required.   Fills in for or represents Chief as needed. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of:     Must have in-depth knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of civil and/or mechanical engineering; computer software, including, water, sewer and stormwater models; engineering manuals   Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point   Manuals, such as AASHTO, MUTCD. SHA Book of Standards. SHA Standard Specifications for Construction and Materials etc...   Effective techniques of supervision.   Ability to:   Develop, run, enhance and maintain computer-based water, sewer, and stormwater models as they apply to the development or improvement to the related public infrastructure.   Supervise employees, including training and evaluating staff   Perform technically sound engineering and related studies and formulate appropriate recommendations;   Interpret and apply applicable ordinances, rules, regulations, standard specifications, and details to varied engineering situations   Maintain records and prepare related reports and correspondence   Communicate effectively orally and in writing, including public presentations                   Establish and maintain effective relationships with others encountered in the work, including internal & external customers.     Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities and skills may be substituted on a full-time year for year basis.)   Training and/or Education Bachelor's degree in civil engineering.   Experience Ten years of progressively responsible engineering experience.   Licenses or Certificates Valid driver's license. Maryland Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) required.   Special Requirements None ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Physical Demands The work is mostly sedentary with periods of light physical activity, and is performed in office surroundings.  Typical positions may require workers to walk or stand for long periods; lift and carry up to 20 pounds; climb stairs, bend, reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards.  The work requires the ability to speak normally and to use normal or aided vision and hearing.   Unusual Demands Work is subject to frequent interruptions and inflexible deadlines.      
Charles County Government La Plata, MD, United States
Oct 27, 2017
Full time
The Engineer II position primarily focuses on Water and Wastewater Planning, Analysis, Infrastructure Design and Project Management. Under the supervision of a Senior Engineer the Engineer II will operate computer modeling software applications to analyze existing and proposed water and sewer infrastructure. The work also includes project management for local water and sewer design projects, analysis of private development projects, and the development of short and long-term improvements to public water and sewer system. This may include the preparation of reports, graphics, maps and other illustrative materials as necessary for review and presentation to staff, boards, committees and the public. Additional duties may include the performance of professional civil engineering work related to roadways, bridges, storm drainage, stormwater management, and floodplains.