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

Coordinator Special Programs II - merit full-time Behavioral Health Services

Ongoing and Continuous postings

Environmental Health Specialist Trainee

Community Health Nurse II

Social Worker II

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

Frederick County Job Opportunities

Health Department Volunteer Opportunities

Local Health Improvement Plan Work Group Volunteers

The current Local Health Improvement Planning Workgroups focus on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)/Infant Health, Behavioral Health, and Chronic Disease, and will remain active at least through June 2022, with more information found here. If you are interested in joining a current Workgroup and/or would like more information about getting involved, please contact Malcolm Furgol, Executive Director, Frederick County Health Care Coalition. You may also reach out to the appropriate Workgroup lead (found here).

The FY23-25 Frederick County Health Improvement Priorities selected are ACEs in Adolescents, Diabetes/Type 2, and Mental Health. As a result, 3 new Workgroups that will focus on each of these priorities are recruiting interested community members and partners! These new Workgroups will begin meeting in February or March 2022 to start planning for the next 3-year cycle. New members are welcomed anytime! Workgroup members will be given an orientation and trained on the use of logic models and the development of action plans, with implementation of the plans beginning in July 2022. Please complete the LHIP Workgroup Interest Form if you would like join or if you would like to receive more 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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