Health Department Job Opportunities

The Howard County Health Department has many public and population health initiatives that promote healthy behaviors, assure that our residents have access to quality health services, that we prevent the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards and ensure our emergency preparedness readiness.  

In order to accomplish all of this, we rely on a large group of dedicated and talented people.  Some of the types of positions found within the Health Department are: medical personnel, social workers, counselors, nutritionists, environmental health, administrative and clerical.

Howard County Health Department frequently hires the job classifications listed below. In order to be considered, you must follow the  State of Maryland application process. To be contacted for opportunities in Howard County, you must indicate you seek employment in Howard County on your application. When vacancies in your area of specialization become available, you will be notified by mail. 

Review other State of Maryland Job Openings, including open positions at the Howard County Health Department and apply at  www.jobaps.com/MD.

Job Number  Job Title  
 4216  Community Health Nurse II  
 4246  Licensed Practical Nurse I
 4247  Licensed Practical Nurse II
 2428  Environmental Health Specialist Trainee
 1991  Social Worker I, Health Services
 1992  Social Worker II, Health Services


Shelley English, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director, Human Resources
HCHDHR@howardcountymd.gov