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Join the MCG Team — You're Going to Love It Here. 

Welcome! Montgomery County Government (MCG) is an organization made up of individuals who are committed to innovation, integrity and inclusiveness. Together, we work to ensure the common good, serving diverse communities and collaborating with those who share our dedication to excellence. Just as Montgomery County is a world class, diverse community, so too is the MCG Team. Our vibrant workforce embraces a wide variety of ethnicities, ages and abilities. This diversity is a driving force that helps us provide outstanding service to residents and each other. At MCG, we don’t just welcome workplace diversity, we celebrate it!

MCG is frequently recognized for its exemplary commitment to building a workplace with strong, innovative programs that support employees, their communities and the environment. Most recently, the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) announced the winners for their annual Workplace Excellence Awards, and MCG received an award in all six categories: Workplace Excellence, Health and Wellness, EcoLeadership, Diversity, Best Practices Supporting Workers of All Abilities, and Best Practices Supporting Workers 50+. In addition, MCG won the Silver Healthiest Maryland Businesses Work Award for LiveWell, its employee wellness program. These awards underscore MCG's commitment to attracting top talent, cultivating a diverse, healthy workforce, and offering a first-rate working environment that fosters excellence in people and their service to Montgomery County residents.  

For those looking to join the MCG Team, many types of rewarding opportunities exist, such as positions in executive/managerial careers, public safety jobs, general professional positions, administrative jobs, labor and trades positions and more. MCG has more than 30 departments and agencies with numerous different lines of work available. For a complete listing, click here.

Use the tabs above to learn how to search for jobs, apply for open positions, and take advantage of the impressive total rewards that MCG offers. For information about MCG's employment initiatives for veterans and people with disabilities, click here .

Search MCG Jobs

To learn how to search current job openings, review the document below:
To go directly to the iRecruitment system and search jobs, click on the link below: 
To apply for a position, you must first register for an online AccessMCG Extranet account. This process can take up to an hour. See the "How to Apply" tab above. (Current MCG employees: To apply for a position, you must use the iRecruitment link in Employee Self-Service.)

MCG Department Director Positions Available*

How to Apply for a Position with MCG

The Office of Human Resources uses an online automated assessment tool, which requires job applicants to select statements that represent their experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. It also requires applicants to complete an online application and upload a resume. Paper applications and resumes are not accepted. To apply for a position, please follow the steps below.

Tip: Attend an upcoming workshop (open to the public) on how to apply for MCG jobs . See Workshop Dates and Locations .

1. Create an online account.
Review the video and instructions carefully, then click the link below to create your account.

    To create an AccessMCG Extranet account, click here: AccessMCG Extranet New User Registration

    2. Prepare your resume. It's important that you know what our organization looks for in a resume. Here are important tips to help you prepare your resume before you upload it to MCG's online job application system: 

    3. Log in and apply.  When applying online, give yourself plenty of time as you will need to complete the online application, answer detailed Candidate Qualification Assessment questions, and upload your resume. Additional information will not be accepted after the job closing date. Below are instructions to help you log in and apply for a job with MCG.

    Important: Your application is only complete once you receive the following confirmation in the system: "Thank you for submitting your application."

    4. Verify your application status online.  
    To track the status of your job application, review the information below:

    Refer to the Resources tab at top right.

    MCG's Total Rewards

    To promote your overall well-being and help secure your future, MCG offers a comprehensive total rewards package. Benefits include a wide variety of health and wellness plans, life insurance, flexible schedules, and time off for work-life balance. For most health insurance plans, MCG contributes 75% to 80% towards the premium (see Health Insurance Rates ). MCG's retirement plan contributions vary based on the plan's provisions (see Retirement ).
    Below is an overview of the benefits generally available to regular full-time and part-time MCG employees, including MCG's award-winning wellness program, LiveWell .
    For eligibility and plan details, please visit the links below.

    For your health:
    For your tax savings: For your retirement: For your peace of mind: For your work/life balance: For your convenience: For your career advancement For your financial well-being:
    • MC311 Website or call 311 in the County (or 240-777-0311 from anywhere), Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Recruiting Contacts by Department
    • Request for reasonable accommodations:  Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources and request a Human Resources Specialist at 240-777-5199 Voice or 240-777-5126 TTY for assistance and guidance. You may also request a reasonable accommodation for the selection process via email to . I ndividual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws. For more information, click here: Reasonable Accommodations .  
    OHR Address and Hours of Operation:
    Office of Human Resources
    101 Monroe Street, 7th Floor
    Rockville, Maryland 20850
    Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Note: Public access computers are available in the Office of Human Resources and at all County Libraries. Please bring a copy of your resume/cover letter/preferred criteria in a USB flash drive to upload when you apply.
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