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Garrett County Government seeks applications to fill current and future positions:
Garrett County Department of Economic Development - Director - Job Description 

Qualified interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume and a Garrett County Government Employment Application to Garrett County Human Resources, 203 S. Fourth Street, Room 206, Oakland, MD 21550.  Submitted credentials should include five (5) professional references and a salary history. Deadline for application is June 9, 2017 by 4:30PM
Circuit Court - Court Administrator
Court Administrator Job Description
Facilities & Maintenance Custodian - Contractual
Financial Services - Tax Collection Office - Tax Collection Associate - Summer Intern
Tax Collection Associate - Summer Intern Job Description 
Qualified interested persons should submit a Garrett County Government Employment Application along with a resume to Garrett County Human Resources, 203 S. Fourth Street, Room 206, Oakland, MD 21550.  Deadline for application is May 25, 2017 at 4:30PM. Applications and job descriptions are available at  EOE
Applications are currently being accepted for the following positions within the Garrett County Sheriff’s Department.

This law enforcement position is directly responsible for enforcement of state and county laws and regulations and is under the supervision of the Sheriff.
Conducts police patrol functions, serves civil and criminal court process, investigates accidents, responds to citizen complaints, provide prisoner transports, issues civil and traffic citations, conducts courtroom security. 
Must be at least 21 years of age. 

Maintain security and custody of inmates in the Garrett County Detention Center. Adhere to all policies and procedures, answer citizens calls for service. This position is for a 24 hour, seven days per week shift coverage.
Assist in the control of Detention Center records, reports, procedures, personnel transactions, and supplies.  Provide for appropriate and efficient operations of the Garrett County Detention Center. Conduct booking, classification, and release of incoming and outgoing inmates including photo and fingerprinting of inmate. Provide for a safe and secure facility through routine cell checks and head counts. Complete and document all internal inspections within the facility.  Conduct investigations and document through reports, incidents involving inmate infractions. Schedule and supervise inmate visitations. Oversee community inmate work crews. Provide inmate transportation to court hearings, medical appointments, etc. Provide prisoner transport to other holding facilities, such as Department of Corrections. Responsible for the releasing of inmates as ordered by the Courts and following related procedures.  Responsible for overseeing of inmate trustees with their assigned duties.
Must be at least 21 years of age.



The Public Safety Communications Officer is to work with, oversee, and/or coordinate with the following on a day-to-day basis:  Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS Departments, State Highway Administration, County Roads Department, and allied agencies.
Receives 9-1-1 and non-emergency request for assistance in case of fire, medical, police and other emergencies and assists as needed and required; Provides emergency dispatch protocol to all applicable calls; Dispatches and notifies Fire, EMS, Police and allied agencies as needed; Operates radio receiver/transmitter and recording devices; Logs all radio and telephone messages received and sent; Prepare written reports as required; Notify appropriate agencies after hours as needed and required; Maintain a listing of all roads and streets in Garrett County; Monitors severe weather conditions at all times and makes appropriate notifications; Maintains records of all available emergency equipment; Maintains communication with all units in the field during each event; Receive warrants, criminal summons and protective orders from the court systems and maintain the proper files as required.
Must be at least 18 years of age. 



Garrett County Government only accepts applications for employment in response to specific openings.  Applications will be available electronically for print only when there is a job opening.  Unsolicited applications will not be accepted.
Garrett County Government provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.   Garrett County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.


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