Employment Opportunities


Current Employment Opportunities:
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Correctional Officer I
Deadline: Accepting applications on a continual basis.   
This is entry level correctional work in maintaining order and discipline and supervising the activities of inmates on an assigned shift in the detention facility. This position requires successful completion of the Correctional Training Academy.   
Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age, with a High School Diploma or G.E.D Certificate 

Senior Planner/ Zoning Specialist
Deadline: Position open until filled
This is a responsible professional planning position requiring an advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of land use planning.  The employee in this class performs complex planning projects; provides policy input; and is able to work independently with minimal supervision.  The position also assists the zoning staff with the taking and entering of zoning applications data on the computer, forming a data base and assisting in map reviews and zoning questions for the general public. Starting salary is $48,139 annually, with a full range of benefits.
Requirements:  Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in planning or related field and a minimum of two years of professional planning experience. A graduate degree in planning, plus one year of professional experience may be substituted.  Full Job Description

911/Emergency Communications Dispatcher I
Deadline:  January 25, 2021 by 4:30 p.m.
This a responsible, full time position at the Somerset County 911/ Communications Center where the employee will be expected to receive 911 emergency calls, dispatch fire, emergency medical services, police and/ or transfer calls to the appropriate agency. The employee should be experienced in performing clerical duties and computer functions.  Candidate should be able to type a minimum of 30 WPM.  All applicants must pass a complete and thorough background investigation; and are required to successfully pass a drug test and psychological evaluation.
Requirements:  Applicants must possess a valid driver's license, and be a high school graduate or equivalent. There will be pre-qualifying testing if less than one year experience as an Emergency Telecommunicator.  
Full Job Description

 Somerset County Job Application (.pdf)
Please submit all applications and resumes to the Somerset County Human Resources Office, located here:


Somerset County Office Complex
Somerset County Human Resources Dept.
11916 Somerset Ave. Room #214
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Phone: 410.651.5131
Fax: 410.651.3559
Email: Human Resources

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