Talbot County Department of Health
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Public health careers provide meaningful work that improves the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds. From protecting the health and promoting the wellbeing of children, adults, seniors, and people with disabilities to safeguarding the environment and our natural resources, few careers offer a better way to make a big impact on your community. 

The Talbot County Health Department is the local presence of the Maryland Department of Health. Its employees are State government employees. As a result, we offer competitive pay and exceptional benefits.  

If you have questions about employment or any of our job openings, our Human Resources staff would be happy to speak with you. Give us a call (410) 819-5600.

Current Openings

All Health Department jobs must be applied for through the State of Maryland’s Online Employment Center. Click the button below to be taken to the State website where you can view a full list of available jobs and begin your application.


As an employer of choice, we understand the importance of family and children. Our family-friendly policies offer the support and flexibility you need at work and at home. 

Benefits include:

  • Generous leave package, including 10-25 vacation days, 6 personal days, and 15 sick days a year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Exceptional health benefits, including medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage
  • Access to participation in flexible spending accounts to help reduce child and healthcare costs
  • Retirement plans, including a traditional pension and eligibility to participate in supplemental retirement plans
  • Student loan forgiveness

Benefits for Contractual Employees include:

  • Exceptional health benefits, including medical, prescription, and vision coverage that are 75% paid for by the State of Maryland

For complete details of the benefits of working in the State of Maryland’s personnel system, visit their website.