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Job Position Openings

Garrett County Government seeks applications to fill current  positions for the following vacant positions. Qualified interested persons must submit an employment application and a resume either online by clicking here or download a Garrett County Government Employment Application and submit along with a resume.  EOE

Garrett County Government seeks applications to fill current positions for:
Department of Emergency Management – Emergency Services Division
Emergency Services Chief
Annual salary range is $60,000 - $75,000
Deadline for filing applications is October 20, 2023.
Garrett County Department of Community Development & Planning - Planning Division
Watershed Coordinator - Contractual
Full-Time Position with limited County Benefits
$45,000 - $55,000 salary range
Garrett County Department of Public Works - Utilities Division
Utilities Service Technician
Pay Range $17.67 - $21.26 an hour
Garrett County Department of Emergency Services
Part-Time and Full-Time Positions
Basic Life Support Provider - $19.16 an hour
Advance Life Support Provider I –  $20.95 an hour
Advance Life Support Provider II – $22.92 an hour
Garrett County Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Contractual Road Worker
Full-Time Position with limited County Benefits
$17.00/hour with CDL and $16.00/hour without CDL
Garrett County Sheriff's Department 

Minimum Requirements
Starting pay $23.15/hr**

Correctional Officer*
Minimum Requirements
Starting pay $20.28/hr**

Public Safety Communications Officer* (911/Dispatch)
Starting pay $18.98/hr**

*$1,000 bonus upon hire and an additional $1,000 bonus upon successful completion of probationary period.                                                    **Additional pay for lateral transfers
All full-time positions (unless noted) are eligible for the County’s extensive benefit package:
  • Retirement plan with county contribution
  • Deferred compensation with county contribution
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid time off for annual, personal, and sick leave
  • Health Insurance available the first of the month following date of hire
    • Medical, prescription, dental, vision, telemedicine
  • Flexible spending account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Supplemental Benefits – Accident, Cancer, Hospitalization, Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Qualified interested persons should submit a Garrett County Government Employment Application along with a resume to Garrett County Human Resources by one of the following methods: 
  • apply online 
  • mail - 203 South Fourth Street, Room 206, Oakland, Maryland 21550;  
  • email -;
  • fax - (301) 334-5026
  • deliver to the drop box at the public entrance of the Courthouse on Alder Street, Oakland, MD
  • Garrett County Government only accepts applications for employment in response to specific openings. When positions are available, applications may be obtained from the Garrett County Human Resources Office located at 203 South Fourth Street, Room 206, Oakland, Maryland 21550 or they may be downloaded by clicking Garrett County Employment Application
  • Unsolicited applications will not be accepted.
  • Garrett County Government provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.   Garrett County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.
  • For further information on the Garrett County Government benefits package, call the Garrett County Department of Human Resources at 301.334.8975 or email

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