Town of St. Michaels Accepting Applications for Special Project Manager/Code Compliance Officer


The Town of St. Michaels, population 1,040, is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Known as “the town that fooled the British”, St. Michaels boasts a combination of popular marinas, inns, bed & breakfasts, shops, and restaurants that make it a favorite destination for visitors. Frequently featured in travel publications and a popular destination, St. Michaels is steeped in history and maritime culture.

The Town of St. Michaels is recruiting for a full-time Special Project Manager/Code Compliance Officer for this highly responsible position involving project management and enforcement of various Town ordinances and codes. The Special Project Manager/Code Compliance Officer is responsible for enforcement of environmental codes, land use development regulations, zoning regulations, and related codes and ordinances as well as managing capital projects for the Town.  The successful candidate will have project management experience and the ability to enforce various local codes while exercising a significant degree of initiative and independent judgement. Work is performed under the direction of the Town Administrator. The Special Project Manager/Code Compliance Officer will receive, investigate, and process complaints; enforce Town codes and ordinances; assist in the development of plans, cost estimates, studies, and reports; and oversee a number of anticipated municipal capital improvement projects. The position requires a tactful demeanor while maintaining a high positive image of the Town of St. Michaels.  

The Town of St. Michaels offers a generous benefit package including health care, paid vacation, paid sick leave, a pension plan through Maryland State Retirement System, and encourages training and development. Competitive salary dependent upon qualifications. 

Please send a resume and cover letter to the address below by end of the business day November 14, 2022.  

St. Michaels Town Hall
Attn: Rob Straebel, Town Administrator
P.O. Box 206
St. Michaels, MD 21663
rstraebel@stmichaelsmd.gov