Frederick Employment Department

Find Frederick Maryland employment departments. Employment departments provide information on job searches, employment applications, human resources, workforce services, and employee training services.


Frederick County Business & Employment Department 5340 Spectrum Drive Frederick MD 21703 301-600-2255


About Frederick Employment Departments

The Frederick Employment Department is a Maryland State agency responsible for workforce development, connecting employers to qualified employees, and providing supportive services to unemployed and disabled workers in Frederick, MD. The Employment Department is often organized as one branch within a Frederick Department of Labor or Department of Economic Development.

You may contact the Department of Employment for questions about:
  • Finding jobs in Frederick, Maryland
  • Employment and unemployment programs
  • Frederick job centers
  • Employee rights and labor laws
  • Employment visas
Frederick Job Centers

Maryland Employment Departments operate Job Centers, which serve as one-stop access points for a broad range of employment services. For job seekers, Frederick Job Centers offer employment workshops and resume assistance, career path information, electronic job banks, apprenticeship opportunities, and job fair announcements. Employers can access recruitment services, information on Frederick tax credit programs, and labor market information through Job Centers. Most Job Center services are offered online as well as in field or satellite offices located throughout the state. Job Centers with a physical presence also allow Frederick job seekers to utilize computers, phones, fax machines and other office equipment in their job search efforts. Job Centers are available to all individuals, without limitations or eligibility requirements.

Workforce Development Programs

Employment Departments work in close cooperation with Frederick Workforce Development Boards to identify existing and future workforce needs and develop strategies for fostering a workforce that meets the needs of employers and the economy. Employment Departments often offer specialized services for veterans re-entering the workforce. Frederick Veterans may receive transition assistance, priority job referrals, job training, and the support of dedicated workforce case managers.

Frederick Disability Job Assistance

Workers with disabilities may also be able to access specialized services that provide assistance in addressing unique barriers to employment. In addition to Frederick job placement and career counseling, individuals with disabilities may receive vocational rehabilitation services and counseling on how to manage the impact that earned income can have on disability benefits.

Seasonal & Migrant Worker Employment

Many states that see a significant influx of seasonal and migrant workers have established programs to coordinate referrals to employment opportunities and other community services for seasonal and migrant workers. Often these services are offered in multiple languages. Frederick Employment Departments may also administer other programs typically associated with a Department of Labor, such as unemployment benefits, unemployment insurance, or workers' compensation insurance.