Government & Civil Services

How do I join the Baltimore City Fire Department?

All Inquiries should be directed to the Baltimore City Fire Department’s Community Outreach, Recruitment and Education Division located at 401 E. Fayette Street 6th. fl. (443-984-3878 or 443-984-2632), email

How do I apply for positions in the Baltimore City Public School System?

Contact the Baltimore City Public Schools System Recruitment Office to obtain information:

200 E. North Avenue, Room 110,
Baltimore, MD 21201

City agency
Public Schools
I am interested in becoming a Baltimore City Police Officer. How do I apply?

To apply for uniform positions within the Baltimore City Police Department contact the Police Department Recruitment Office at (410) 396-2340, (877) PRIDEPD (777-9979).

City agency
Police Department
Where do I go if I need help finding a job?

The Mayor's Office of Employment Development (MOED) provides City residents with customized job search resources to help them reach their individual career goals. Job seekers come from diverse backgrounds and have varied occupational interests. Through a network of career centers and integrated employment programs, thousands of citizens every year access training and career counseling services, and job placement assistance.

I have a criminal record. Where do I go to start or build a career?

The Northwest One-Stop Career Center, located in suite 302 at Mondawmin Mall, is one of three one-stop career centers that provide employment assistance to Baltimore citizens. The Northwest One-Stop Career Center is unique because it houses the Re-entry Center specializing in employment and other transition services for those returning from incarceration.

Are there job fairs or other events to help with employment?

Occasionally, MOED partners with employer(s) to host job fairs or other hiring events. Visit our Events web page to see scheduled events.

How do I find or how does my child register for a summer job?

Online pre-registration is conducted for YouthWorks summer jobs from beginning of January through the middle of March preceding each summer.

What employment services do you offer for businesses?

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) coordinates and directs workforce development initiatives responsive to the needs of Baltimore City employers and job seekers in order to enhance and promote the local economy. 

I receive Social Services. Where can I find employment resources?

MOED's Workforce Reception Center is a full-service career center specifically for Baltimore residents who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. The WRC helps move people from welfare to work by offering job search and placement assistance and enrolling participants in its supported work experience programs (community service and transitional employment) and other training and support service programs including, job readiness seminars and “dress for success” workshops. (Services are offered only by referral from the Baltimore City Department of Social Services.)