Thinking of a career with Frederick County government?
Local government service is inherently meaningful because our work is
related to building and improving communities. Police officers, fire
fighters, paramedics and building inspectors keep us safe. Engineers
and public works staff build and re-build the physical infrastructure. County planners help envision and shape future county growth.
Recreation, arts & culture and library professionals enhance
Public service at the local level is also fulfilling because employees can
see the fruits of their labors. On a daily basis, local government
employees see street and other infrastructure improvements, new
buildings coming out of the ground, safety improvements, to name just a few areas. Keep reading to learn about what positions are currently available and how you can apply to be part of making a difference in Frederick County.
The Frederick County Division of Human Resources uses an online hiring system called NEOGOV which works in conjunction with GovernmentJobs.com. GovernmentJobs.com allows applicants to create a user account, apply for positions directly online, and check the status of their candidacy. To get started and familiarize yourself with this process, please read NEOGOV FAQs.
Note: All of the following hyperlinks take you to the "governmentjobs.com" website.
Frederick County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A copy of the EEOP Short Form may be obtained from the Human Resources Office. Questions regarding Frederick County Government job opportunities may be sent to 301-600-1070 or Email
Job seekers are also encouraged to contact Frederick County Workforce Services at 301-600-2255 for assistance in employment opportunities with businesses other than Frederick County Government.
Firefighter - Recruit Candidates:
Information regarding the selection process for this position can be found on the Division of Fire and Rescue website.
Deputy Sheriff - Recruit Candidates:
The completed Physician's Authorization Form is required to participate in the physical agility test. Candidates must have a medical doctor complete and sign this form.