Allegany County Government
County Commissioners Michael W. McKay, Creade V.
Brodie, Jr., and William R. Valentine discussed a
draft resolution at the commissioner’s public work
session on Thursday, Dec. 5, establishing the
Allegany County Opportunity Scholarship, designed to
benefit Allegany County residents attending either
Allegany College of Maryland or Frostburg State
December 5, 2013, Frostburg, Md. — Hamilton Relay, a leading Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone services provider, announced today that it is expanding its workforce at its Frostburg, Maryland center.Hamilton Relay’s Maryland center was established in 2007 and is one of Hamilton’s five centers that process relay calls for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking.The company expanded its Frostburg center in 2012 as captioning assistant positions were added to begin processing captioned telephone calls. Continued growth of Hamilton’s captioned telephone services on a nationwide basis is now driving the need to once again expand in this location. “This expansion is a testament to Hamilton’s commitment to provide customers with the latest, most technologically advanced solutions and personalized customer care,” said Dixie Ziegler, vice president of Hamilton Relay.
The company looks to immediately fill over 20 new captioning assistant positions in the Frostburg facility. Additionally, Hamilton has openings for relay operator positions to process traditional relay calls in English, and is looking to hire bilingual English-Spanish speaking individuals to process Spanish relay calls as well.
Applications for available positions can be completed online at www.workforhamilton.com , or in person at the Frostburg Center located at 1 Science Park in the Frostburg Business Park. For more information, contact Human Resources via email at HR@HamiltonTel.com or call 301-689-5195. Read More
Honoring and Remembering Veterans
The Allegany County Commissioners commemorated Veterans Day 2013 by recognizing the significant contributions of all United States of America veterans in all services. Brian P. Westfall, SPHR, IPMA-CP, Department of Human Resources and Personnel Services Director, read the names of all veterans currently employed by Allegany County Government. Susan M. Lee, Department of Emergency Services Emergency Management Division Chief and a US Navy veteran, accepted the citation. Left to right: Commissioner Creade V. Brodie, Jr., Commissioner and US Army veteran William R. Valentine, Lee, Westfall, and Commissioner Michael W. McKay.
America Recycles Day 2013
The Allegany County Commissioners proclaimed Friday, November 15 as America Recycles Day in Allegany County. Terry A. Bennett, Recycling Coordinator, accepts the proclamation from, left to right, Creade V. Brodie, Jr., William R. Valentine, and Michael W. McKay. There are recycling options throughout Allegany County. READ MORE: Drop Off Sites List - Where To Recycle What.
911 Joint Communications Division Has Successful Annual Inspection
-47,066 Emergency 911 Calls
Emergency Medical Priority Dispatch System
The Priority Dispatch System provides protocols for prioritizing responses of vehicles and personnel. With the use of this system the 9-1-1 dispatchers can improve their management of emergency services response resources. Specialized, equipped vehicles and trained, equipped, personnel are limited and valuable. Over, the goal is to accurately assess each emergency situation and have the best possible response with appropriate vehicles and personnel. This is a comprehensive system which has been proven to reduce cost and reduce risk for all involved.
Allegany County Finance Department Wins National Award
Excellence Achieved for 21st Consecutive Year
The Contributions of Rural Maryland to Our Shared
Quality of Life:
Allegany County Commissioners
The Homeowner's Tax Credit Program
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