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Recruitment #22-000734-0001






MDH/Carroll County Health Department, CRT/Outreach Division, Westminster, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will complete the entry level of investigational work, both in the clinic and in the field, as part of a public health program aimed at the identification, control, and/or eradication of chronic and communicable diseases. This position will learn how to investigate certain chronic and communicable disease contacts and suspects, in order to find the possible disease source and spread.

This position will also learn how to serve as a consultant for immunization and epidemiological matters, while learning how to interview patients for information regarding various disease problems. Finally, this position will learn how to perform assigned duties under close supervision.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in, or a minimum of thirty credit hours in, one of the biological and/or physical sciences.

Experience: None.


1. Candidates may substitute one year of experience in public health investigation work for the thirty credit hours in one of the biological and/or physical sciences of the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Public Health Officer; or, Preventive Medical Officer classifications; or, Public Health Officer; or, Preventive Medical Officer specialty codes in the public health investigation field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience and education.


The desired candidate should have experience working with individuals with a communicable disease, including performing rapid testing for communicable diseases. He/she should also have experience conducting phone interviews. Additionally, the desired candidate should have experience using the CareWare software program.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application, based on your education, training and experience, as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. 

Please report all related education, experience, dates, and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this, or other, State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to, 410-333-5689. Only additional materials which are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division, at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service, at 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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