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Applying for a Job


Thank you for your interest in employment with the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH).As a public health department, our goal is to improve the health status of every Maryland resident and to ensure access to quality health care.We accomplish this goal with the help of our dedicated and committed workforce.

Click here to find a listing of current recruitments for DHMH. These are job openings for which DHMH is currently accepting applications.
Positions on the annual testing schedule can be found on the Annual Testing page. When applications for these positions are being accepted, they will appear on the Current Recruitmentpage. The schedule reflects pre-set windows of opportunity to apply for certain jobs. Applicants on these lists remain active for a duration of 1 year from their being added to the list and will be contacted when programs are interviewing.
Generally Used Recruitment Terminology Includes:
Applications for these positions are accepted at any time during the year. A list of qualified applicants is created and maintained on a continuous basis so that hiring managers have a pool of applications available as vacancies occur.
This is a one time use search for a specific job at one of our facilities, affiliated counties, or the central office. A “position specific” recruitment is done if there is something unique to the job that would require unique experience or availability that wasn’t required to get on an existing generic list.
Applying for a position is simple.Click on the job announcement with detailed information about that position. Print a copy of this announcement for your records or call the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 to have a copy sent by mail.Complete all required areas on a state application and give information about your employment history that relates to required experience listed on the announcement. Please send a photocopy only of any required certificates, DD214’s (showing honorable discharge), transcripts, or licenses if required with your application as they will not be returned to you or forwarded to the hiring authority (TIP!Make sure you save a completed copy of the application on your computer as it can be used for future applications to state positions.)
Submit all the required materials to:
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Recruitment and Selection Division
201 W. Preston Street, Room 114-B
Baltimore, MD21201
Good luck with your job search and thank you for considering employment with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.