The Howard County Health Department has numerous programs and services that work to improve the health and well being of those who live, work, play and study in the County.  

In order to accomplish this, we rely on a large group of dedicated and talented people.  Our staff includes medical personnel, social workers, counselors, nutritionists, environmental health inspectors, as well as, administrative, clerical, fiscal and facilities staff.

Our perks include: free parking, restaurant and shops within walking distance, free on-site gym, on-site wellness room, a meditation & mindfulness program and more.

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 Now Hiring for the Following Positions

Department/Working Job Title

Job Classification Application Link Application Deadline

Social Media Manager-Bureau of Assessment, Planning and Community Engagement

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER I  Apply Here Closes 12/5/2023

Bureau of Behavioral Health

Peer Recovery Specialist I, Certified

Apply Here Closes 12/5/2023

In order to be considered for a position with the Health Department, you must follow the State of Maryland application process. When completing the State application, you must indicate that you seek employment in Howard County in order to be contacted about a position with us. When vacancies in your area of specialization become available, you will be notified by email. 

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

For questions or more information about Howard County Health Department job openings, contact [email protected].


Underage Tobacco Enforcement Investigators


Underage Tobacco Enforcement Investigators (UTEIs) assist Howard County Enforcement Officers with tobacco sales enforcement compliance checks in relation to Maryland Retail Tobacco Control Laws and Local tobacco laws in Howard County.

For more information about the UTEI program, click here.

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