Please find our current job opening(s) below. If you are interested in being employed by the Town of Berlin, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “Apply for Employment” button. If you are interested in applying for a position with the Berlin Police Department, please visit their website for their application at: http://www.berlinmdpd.org/

Do not get discouraged if you do not meet all of the required skills necessary for a position. We can help you to obtain the required skills for the position through various training opportunities. We are looking for motivated individuals committed to improving themselves and our organization. And as always, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. We encourage all to apply!

Thank you for your interest in our employment opportunities. The Town of Berlin is an equal-opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/V/D.

Assistant to the Mayor – Public Information Officer (PIO)

Town of Berlin, Maryland - Mayor and Council Seal

TOWN OF BERLIN

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Assistant to the Mayor – Public Information Officer (PIO)

Elected Officials Department

Fulltime                             Salary  DOQ                     Full Benefits

Essential Functions: The Assistant to the Mayor – Public Information Officer (PIO) oversees all communications related to the Mayor’s Office and Town Departments in a responsive, detail-oriented manner. This position provides a chance to lead the communication of policy goals for a vibrant small town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This position is responsible for working with different departments to help craft and manage communication and digital media efforts. This position offers a fulfilling opportunity in public communication. The position will work with Elected Officials and Administration, or other departments on an as-needed basis, at the direction of the Mayor. Works a 40-hour workweek, with non-traditional hours, with the possibility of nights (specifically the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month for Mayor and Council Meetings), weekends, and holidays – more details during the interview process.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in communications, political science, public policy, public administration, or a related field is preferred. Must maintain a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record; pre-employment and periodic review of Motor Vehicle Records is required. Knowledge of principles and practices of mass communication, including experience with print, radio, television, and social media platforms. Principals of project management. Understanding of municipal government operations. Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, social media platforms, video and photo editing software, and software capable of producing graphics, presentations, posters, documents, or other visual content. Ability to shoot, edit, and post original videos, photos, and audio. Exercise good judgment and attention to detail. Work independently, taking responsibility for self and workload. Plan, manage, and meet project deadlines. Analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate judgments. Identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs. Knowledge of business practices, English, spelling, punctuation, and grammar are required. Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite. The ability to perform basic mathematics and maintain the confidentiality of records and other materials are a must. Work independently, taking responsibility for self and workload. Must possess human relations skills and the ability to communicate and work well with elected and appointed officials, the public, consultants, vendors, outside agencies, and coworkers courteously and tactfully. Must be able to perform duties safely and efficiently as well as set the standard for others.

Closing Day: Open until filled.

Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a confidential Town of Berlin application for employment, a resume, and three professional references to the Town’s Human Resources Director at kjensen@berlinmd.gov. Applications can be found at www.berlinmd.gov or can be picked up at 10 William Street Berlin, MD 21811 or by calling 410-641-2770. Once your application is received, we will send you a writing sample request, this is required to be completed in order to be considered for the position. EOE/M/F/V/D.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted via US Mail or email.

US Mail Address: 10 William Street Berlin, MD 21811

Email: kjensen@berlinmd.gov

Kelsey Jensen

Full Job Description

Wastewater Spraysite Operator

Town of Berlin, Maryland - Mayor and Council Seal

TOWN OF BERLIN

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Spray Site Operator

Wastewater Department

Fulltime                             Salary  DOQ                     Full Benefits

Essential Functions: Perform duties required to coordinate and operate process controls and effectively manage the spray irrigation facility to fully utilize its potential and benefits to the Town of Berlin and its residents. Works a 40-hour workweek basis with the possibility of nights, weekends, and holidays.

Education and Experience: H.S. Diploma or GED. Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs and be able to stand and walk 60% of the work period. General labor skills are required. Some experience in water, wastewater, stormwater systems, or construction is preferred but not necessary. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. Must be able to pass the state examination for a Class 1 Wastewater Operators License (after three years of experience). Must maintain a water sampler certification. CPR and first aid training are required (given bi-annually by the Town), with preference given to those with a Class B CDL.

Closing Day: December 9th or until filled.

Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a confidential Town of Berlin application for employment, a resume, and three professional references to the Town’s Human Resources Director at kjensen@berlinmd.gov. Applications can be found at www.berlinmd.gov or can be picked up at 10 William Street Berlin, MD 21811 or by calling 410-641-2770. EOE/M/F/V/D.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted via US Mail or email.

US Mail Address: 10 William Street Berlin, MD 21811

Email: kjensen@berlinmd.gov

Kelsey Jensen

Full Job Description

Police Communications Officer

Town of Berlin, Maryland - Mayor and Council Seal

Police Communications Officer

The Berlin Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time or part-time Police Communication Officer.  The application period is open (no closing date). DO NOT use the application on this webpage, the Police Department has a separate application that can be found here. 

Starting pay will vary according to experience. Individuals must be flexible, with shifts during the day, evening, and midnight.

Applicants must:

  • Be 20 years old or older.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have a high school diploma or approved GED.
  • Pass extensive background check that includes a drug test, criminal history review, check of prior employers, and references among other requirements.
  • Must be able to successfully complete an entry-level MILES/NCIC logon course certified by CJIS.
  • No experience is required but is preferred.

For more information please visit their website at: www.berlinmdpd.org or contact the Berlin Police Department at 410-641-1333. You may call or visit their webpage for an application and click on ‘application’. Mail replies to: Berlin Police Department 129 Decatur Street, Berlin, MD 21811.

Applications for this position are accepted year-round and will be kept for a period of one year. During that year if a vacancy becomes available the Police Department will be in contact with you. DO NOT use the application on this webpage, the Police Department has a separate application that can be found here. 

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted via US Mail or email.

US Mail Address: 129 Decatur Street Berlin, MD 21811

Email:

Berlin Police Department

Contact No: 410-641-1333

Police Officer

Town of Berlin, Maryland - Mayor and Council Seal

Berlin Police Department

129 DECATUR STREET

BERLIN, MARYLAND 21811

POLICE OFFICER

Deadline to Apply: November 1, 2022

Testing Date: November 5, 2022

The Berlin Police Department is accepting applications for full-time police officers. There will be a physical agility test for cadets at the Berlin Police Department, with the written test to immediately follow upon successful completion of the physical agility.

Starting salary for cadets will be $44,137.60 while in the academy and through successful completion of field training. Salary then goes to $50,003.20.

Starting salary for lateral ranges from $50,003.20 – $54,828.80 annually, depending on experience.

Applicants must:

  • Be 21 Years Old
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Have a High-School Diploma or approved GED
  • Pass extensive background check to include: Psychological exam, Physical exam, Drug test, Criminal history, Credit check, and Driving Record.

The following is a list of current benefits also provided by the Town of Berlin:

  • Life Insurance paid by Town
  • Membership in State Retirement System
  • Fifteen paid holidays a year (holiday pay if worked)
  • Inclement Weather Pay
  • Shift Differential Day for evenings and midnight shifts
  • Specialty Unit Pay (examples: K9, Collision Reconstruction, Criminal Investigation Division, Polygraph Operator, Bi-lingual, etc…)
  • Sick leave (1 day a month accrual)
  • Two personal days a year
  • Vacation (6 days year one, 12 days years two through five, etc.)
  • Educational benefits (required paid in full/non-required 100% with contract)
  • Overtime and compensatory leave
  • Take home car if approved by Chief of Police

Please contact the Berlin Police Department at 410-641-1333 for an application or go online to www.berlinmdpd.org and click on application.

Mail replies to Berlin Police Department 129 Decatur Street, Berlin, MD 21811

**Applications will not be accepted through the Town’s website, the applications found on this page are different than a Police Department application, which can only be obtained through the Police Department here.** Applications for this position are accepted year-round and will be kept for one year. During that year if a vacancy becomes available the Police Department will be in contact with you. DO NOT use the application on this webpage, the Police Department has a separate application that can be found here. 

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted via US Mail or email.

US Mail Address: 129 Decatur Street Berlin, MD 21811

Email:

Berlin Police Department

Contact No: 410-641-1333

Distribution and Collections Technician

Town of Berlin, Maryland - Mayor and Council Seal

TOWN OF BERLIN

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Distribution and Collections Technician

Water & Wastewater Departments

  Fulltime                             Salary  DOQ                     Full Benefits

Essential Functions: Perform duties required to aid in the operations and duties of the Water Resources Department with the intent of always providing safe and aesthetically pleasing water to all citizens, while doing it in a safe and efficient manner. This position is required to perform emergency and routine maintenance, inspection, installation, and repair of water, stormwater, and sewer systems in Town. Installation of taps and cleanouts when necessary. Assists in managing inventory of parts. Works a 40-hour workweek basis with the possibility of nights, weekends, and holidays.

 Education and Experience: H.S. Diploma or GED. Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs and be able to stand and walk 60% of the work period. General labor skills are required. Some experience in water, wastewater, stormwater systems, or construction is preferred. Must have at least five (5) years experience in plumbing or related field and at least three (3) years experience in actual water and sewer line maintenance and repair. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening. Priority will be given to candidates who possess either a Distribution and Collection license, 5A Wastewater, or a Class 2 Water license as determined by the Maryland Department of the Environment. The Town will help the candidate to obtain these licenses after the required years of experience. CPR and first aid training are required (given annually by the Town), and preference is given to those with a Class B CDL.

Closing Day: December 26th or until filled.

 Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a confidential Town of Berlin application for employment, a resume, and three professional references to the Town’s Human Resources Director at kjensen@berlinmd.gov. Applications can be found at www.berlinmd.gov or can be picked up at 10 William Street Berlin, MD 21811, or by calling 410-641-2770. EOE/M/F/V/D.

Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted via US Mail or email.

US Mail Address: 10 William Street

Email: kjensen@berlinmd.gov

Kelsey Jensen

Full Job Description
Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

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