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Application Developer 


This critical position is responsible for the development of database-driven applications and websites, which includes, but is not limited to, the administration of all web servers, database servers, and related network infrastructure. The employee receives supervision from, and reports directly to, the Systems Operations Manager. Work is evaluated through observations, conferences and reports.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and four (4) years of experience in application development and database management or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Related certifications are desirable.


  • Advanced knowledge of the Ruby on Rails web application framework.
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CCS, and JavaScript.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Advanced knowledge of database software (i.e. MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.) with an emphasis on installation, maintenance, and performance tuning.
  • Advanced knowledge of web server software (i.e. Apache, IIS, Nginx, etc.) with an emphasis on installation, maintenance, and performance tuning.
  • Ability to pass a practical skills test.


Please refer to the job description for full list of requirements.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Salary $68,374.70  
Close Date 6/5/2024  
About the Organization The Charles County Sheriff's Office is a full-service law enforcement agency responsible for preventing and investigating crime, operating the county detention center and performing the court-related functions of a traditional Sheriff's Office.

With more than 600 sworn, corrections and civilian employees, the CCSO is the largest full-service Sheriff's Office in Maryland and one of the largest employers in Charles County. The CCSO has been accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement since 2001 and earned the Commission's Flagship Status in 2011, designating it as one of the best among accredited agencies.

Under the Office of the Sheriff, the Agency is comprised of ten divisions including Patrol,Support Services Division, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Corrections, Information Technology, Special Services, Executive Services, Administrative Services and Training.

The men and women of the Charles County Sheriff's Office are dedicated to service through superior performance. We believe mutual respect, trust and pride in our organization, combined with traditional values and innovative techniques, will ensure the community's right to a safe environment.

All full-time employees are offered competitive salaries, health benefits, retirement plans and other benefits, as well as a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement and in serving their community.

EOE Statement The Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and accordingly monitors and reviews its hiring practices and policies with respect to non-discrimination in recruitment and selection. The information requested below on this form will not be considered in the selection process of the job position you are applying for. The information detailed below will be used to conform with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines concerning application statistics and is voluntary.  

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