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To apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government, an applicant must use our online application system. We no longer accept hard copy paper resumes or resumes submitted via email or fax. All applications must be completed online and submitted by the requisition closing date. Appended below are instructions on how to apply online. Public access computers are available in the Office of Human Resources and at all County Libraries. If you need assistance with the online application process, please call MC311 at 240-777-0311 Voice or 240-773-3556 TTY.

To Log In or Register, click on Search Jobs to access the job site.

If you are a current Montgomery County Government employee with Single Sign-On, click the link for "Current Montgomery County Employee".  If you are an employee who does not have Single Sign-On access, please apply as an external applicant.

If you are a former Montgomery County Government employee who separated from County service after September 30, 2010, click on the link for "Former Employee".

If you are a new visitor who has never worked for Montgomery County Government, and have not created an account with Montgomery County Government, click on "Register Today".

Step 1 (for new visitors) Registration – Complete the fields for Email, Last Name, First Name, Password and Confirm Password, then click “Submit”.

NOTE: For the purpose of applying for jobs, our application system requires a unique email address for each user.  Applicants who use another person's account will not be considered.

Step 2 Read acknowledgement and "Click Button", then click "Continue".

Step 3 “Enter Personal Information” – Complete Basic Details, Address, Source Details, and Phone Number(s), then click “Next”.

Step 4 “Enter Preferences” – Complete Want to Find the Right Job?, Account Privacy, Email Preference and Assessibility Preferences. (Note: These are all optional.) Then click “Finish”.

Step 5 “Confirmation Page” – Thank you for registering.  You will see a list of jobs below, and a “Search for more jobs” button.

Step 6 To continue to apply for jobs. Click on the IRC number for the vacancy.

Step 7 Click the “apply now” icon on the right of the job announcement.

Step 8 Review your Account.  Edit or amend information as needed.

Step 9 Click "Click here to upload your resume." Upload your file and click "Continue".  You may preview the document you attached.

Step 10 Complete Equal Employment Opportunity and other information, then click “Next”.

Step 11 Review your submission. Review the document you submitted to ensure that you attached the correct document. Answer the disclaimer question, then click “Finish”.

Step 12 “Confirmation” – Thank you for submitting your application.

How to do Search for Jobs or conduct an Advanced Search for more than one or all job categories:

On the iRecruitment job site, click on "Conduct an Advanced Search", or "Advanced Search".

Select the Job Category. If searching for more than one category, hold the Control key (on the keyboard) + click the Job Category you are searching for. 

Select a drop-down option for Date Selected or leave blank.

Click  "Search".


  • For the purposes of applying for jobs, our application system requires a unique email address for each user. If two individuals share an email address and the first person has already set up an account, when the second person tries to establish an account, they will get an error message telling them that the email address is already associated with a registered user. If you do not have an email address, there are websites you can go to, e.g. Yahoo, Google and Hotmail, where you can sign up for a free email account.
  • You may also do a search using various job categories: Clerical/Administrative, General Professional, Health and Social Services, Information Technology, Managerial Executive, Montgomery County Government Employees Only, Public Safety, Temporary/Seasonal/Substitute, and Trades and Labor.
  • 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 call MC311 at 240-777-0311 Voice or 240-777-5126 TTY for assistance and guidance. You may also request a reasonable accommodation for the selection process via email to Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.
  • Montgomery County Government provides priority consideration for initial appointment to a County Merit System position for veterans with a disability, veterans without a disability and for persons with a disability.  For more information and to claim a hiring preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference.


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