Job Opportunities

Available positions at the Frederick County Health Department are listed on either the State of Maryland or Frederick County websites. Check back here regularly for opportunities to work for the Health Department or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

State posted positions at the Frederick County Health Department: 

State of Maryland Job Opportunities

Tobacco Sales Enforcement Officer

Peer Recovery Specialist

Social Worker I - part-time (6/13/23)

Social Worker II - part-time (6/13/23)

Community Health Nurse II (6/14/23)

Social Worker II (6/14/23)

Mental Health Professional Counselor (6/22/23)

Ongoing and Continuous postings:

Environmental Health Specialist Trainee (learn more with the LEHS Brochure or MDH website for LEHS info)

Community Health Nurse II

Social Worker II

Frederick County posted positions (Developmental Center & School Health):

Frederick County Job Opportunities 

Physical Therapist (6/12/23)

Speech Language Pathologist  

Special Education Teacher

Health Department Volunteer Opportunities

Local Health Improvement Plan Workgroup Volunteers

The current Local Health Improvement Planning Workgroups focus on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)/Infant Health, Mental Health, and Type 2 Diabetes. These Workgroups meet monthly over Zoom and are currently developing their action plans to guide their initiatives for the next 3 years. New members are welcomed anytime!  Please complete the LHIP Workgroup Interest Form if you would like join or if you would like to receive more information. The Workgroup Expectations and Guidelines provide additional information.

Health Care Coalition Internship Opportunities 

More information may be found: here , then scroll down and on left-side navigation bar, select Internships.

Behavioral Health Services/ Community Organized Recovery Efforts (CORE) Recovery Center 

The Recovery Center is a recovery community organization that offers a variety of supports to those in recovery. Those who participate can expect to experience recovery related activities such as peer-led recovery discussion groups, wellness and life-skills classes, wellness and recovery planning groups, art classes and sober social activities.  

  • Recovery Coach - Persons with experience and knowledge of addictions guiding and mentoring people seeking or active in recovery
  • Recovery Center Support - Participate in running recovery center activities, classes, groups, social functions, and providing administrative support
  • Special Events - Participate in planning and working at special events for CORE participants

If interested, please send an email to or call 301-600-3289.

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