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Planning and Codes Department

  • (6/24/21) Director of Planning and Codes           

The Town of Denton is seeking applications for the Director of Planning and Codes. The Director plans for and implements planning and zoning related ordinances, assists in coordinating grant projects. The Director is responsible for a full range of supervisory, managerial, and professional activities associated with the daily operations of the Department to include, in part, all matters related to planning, land use, zoning, and building code enforcement in the Town as well as supervising all staff and resources of the Department. 

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, planning, building construction or related fields with at least three years of professional management experience in planning, and at a management level supervisory capacity. HS Diploma/GED maybe substituted as further defined in the class specification. The incumbent should possess knowledge of the principles of local, state and federal planning, and building trade programs; the principles of zoning and subdivision; public relations; municipal budgeting; experience with GIS; and business principles as well as possess a strong working knowledge of applicable local, state and federal laws, ordinances, policies, and regulations relating to the activities and responsibilities of the Department.

Click the link for a detailed Job Specification and Application Form.

* Interested persons should send a resume and application to the Town of Denton, Attention Town Administrator, 4 North Second Street, Denton, Maryland 21629. The position is open until filled but applicants are encouraged to apply by July 26, 2021.


Public Works Department 

Posted 6/9/2021

The Town of Denton is accepting applications for a Full-Time Facilities Maintenance Worker I. Minimum starting salary $15.37. Applicant should have knowledge of and experience in facility & park maintenance, operation of trucks, street sweeper, leaf vacuum, wood chipper, & other related machinery. Must have HS Diploma or GED and possess a Maryland commercial driver’s license, CDL class B with appropriate endorsements. 

Click HERE for an application, or pick up an application at the Denton Town Office at 4 North Second Street, Denton, MD 21629.

For questions contact Phil Clark at pclark@dentonmarylandcom. Submit application with resume to the Denton Town Office at 4 North Second Street, Denton Maryland 21629. 

Position will remain open until filled. Resumes without applications will not be accepted.

We are an EOE.


Police Department

  • (6/10/2021) The Denton Police Department is currently accepting applications for entry level police officer and lateral officers. Must be able to successfully pass written exam, physical fitness test, physical exam, psychological exam, drug screening and a ridged background investigation.

For an application or more information email info@dentonmdpolice.com or call 410-479-1414 (M-F 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)


Town Office 

  • No positions currently available.

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