Cecil County Human Resources Department

Find Cecil County Maryland human resources departments. HR departments provide information on management of human resources, payroll, personnel, staffing, careers, employment, jobs and hiring.


Cecil County Human Resources 200 Chesapeake Boulevard Elkton MD 21921 410-996-5250


About Cecil County Human Resources Departments

Cecil County Human Resources Departments are offices at the Federal, Maryland State, Cecil County, or local level of government that is responsible for attracting, developing, and retaining qualified employees in Cecil County, MD. HR Offices in Cecil County attract, develop and retain qualified government employees. They also implement and enforce personnel rules and policies, maintain employee records, enforce compliance with labor and employment laws, and manages labor relations. The Human Resources Department is also responsible for Cecil County government employee payroll and benefits.

You may contact the HR Department for questions about:
  • Cecil County government jobs and employment
  • Compensation, payroll, and benefits
  • Civil Service exams in Cecil County, MD
  • Government office holiday schedule
  • Cecil County government employee forms and applications
Cecil County Government Jobs

Cecil County Human Resources Departments coordinate the recruitment process, in cooperation with other departments, in order to fill open Cecil County jobs and ensure that the organization's procedures and rules for hiring are followed. Human Resources Departments play a central role in creating and updating job descriptions, posting job announcements, both internally and externally, and reviewing submitted application materials. Human Resources also makes arrangements for interviewing and testing candidates, as well as conducting Cecil County background checks, drug tests, and verifying employee credentials.

Employee Training

HR Departments develop training plans that encompass training for new Cecil County employees and ongoing training and professional development for existing staff. The Cecil County Office of Human Resources also ensures that mandated licenses and certifications, such as Maryland CDL licensing, are maintained and updated as needed.

Cecil County Government Employee Payroll & Benefits

The Cecil County Department of Human Resources is responsible for processing payroll and administering government employee benefits, including health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement benefits. Cecil County payroll and benefits administration also entails tracking employee use of leave time, including sick, vacation, and personal leave, and determining employee eligibility for various benefits. Human Resources in Cecil County may also serve as a liaison to health insurance companies and other companies contracted for the provision of employee benefits.

Labor Relations

The Human Resources Department spearheads the process for negotiating contracts with employee unions in Cecil County. Human Resources Departments ensure that statutory timelines for opening negotiations and rules for considering contract provisions are followed. During labor negotiations, the Cecil County Human Resources Department usually works in consultation with labor attorneys, affected departments, and the organization's chief executive. The Human Resources Department may also be responsible for presenting proposed contracts to Cecil County legislative bodies for their consideration. As part of Cecil County labor relations, Human Resources Departments may also mediate labor-management disputes or play a role in processing union grievances.