Please visit the Jobs Center to learn about available positions.
We only accept applications for open positions. However, if you are interested in working for the Department of Corrections, you may file an application at any time. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for Correctional Officer positions and qualified applicants will be contacted when jobs become available.
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Why Work for Caroline County?
Caroline County has earned a strong reputation as a caring, family-friendly employer. The County offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and is one of the few employers in the area still offering a traditional pension plan.
With positions in a variety of fields – from motor equipment operators, to emergency medical services, to information technology, and everything in between – we offer the chance for people with many different skills and interests to find meaningful, good paying jobs. Most of our employees live locally, so public service is also community service. Our employees enjoy the opportunity to contribute in ways that positively impact friends and neighbors and improve our local quality of life.
County employees have ample opportunities to pursue activities outside of work through generous personal and vacation leave. To promote a healthy workforce and community, employees receive health, life, and long-term disability insurance and have access to both sick leave and an innovative sick leave bank. The County also provides the opportunity for employees to purchase vision and dental insurance at affordable rates.
Understanding that employee wellness is critical to productivity, the County offers a formal Employee Assistance Program. This enables employees to access a wide variety of resources, including financial planning, legal assistance, and counseling. The County also provides educational assistance so employees can continue to increase their skills and knowledge and job-related training to take advantage of opportunities for promotion and advancement.
County employees are our most important resource and the foundation of the most efficient and effective local government in Maryland.
Living in Caroline County
Caroline County is located on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland and is known as the “Green Garden County.” The county’s 33,000 residents are especially proud of their rich rural heritage and enjoy access to over 5,000 acres of parkland and wildlife preserves and miles of scenic rivers and streams. The Town of Denton is the county seat and is home to lovely historical buildings and is experiencing exciting downtown revitalization and economic development. This includes a vibrant arts district. All of Caroline County’s towns are places where neighbors welcome newcomers to settle in and join the fabric of small town life.
Caroline County is also a great place for families, with an excellent public school system and a nationally and state recognized public library system. Youth activities and sports are fostered by a high quality Recreation and Parks department, as well as community managed leagues and teams.
Caroline County offers easy access to the beaches of Maryland and Delaware and to the rich cultural attractions of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. As the only landlocked county on Maryland Eastern Shore, Caroline offers affordable housing and quiet living with tremendous recreational opportunities in literally every direction.