Employment Opportunities




 Job Description: Typical duties include repair and maintenance of water mains and distribution system; water treatment plant operations, repairs, and maintenance; installation of meters; reading meters; operation of necessary equipment required to successfully achieve job results including but not limited to backhoe, trucks, skid loader, and jack hammer. Employees will be required to occasionally work outside of their respective department and assist other Public Works departments.

Job Requirements:  High school graduate or equivalent education; ability to document and understand gauge readings and flow measurements; ability to lift fifty (50) pounds and work outside in all weather conditions.  Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a Class B CDL license within one (1) year of employment.   The successful applicant must obtain a Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) Class 1 Water Treatment Operator License within three (3) years of employment. This position is required to work an alternating weekend schedule and must be available for after-hours emergencies.

Note:  Preference may be given to applicants who already possess an MDE Class 1 or higher Water Treatment License and/or a Class B CDL.

Applications are being accepted through March 12, 2021.  Salary dependent on qualifications and work experience.  The Town of Thurmont provides a comprehensive benefits package for all employees.  The Town of Thurmont is a drug free work environment and prospective employees must pass a pre-employment drug test and a physical. Apply online at www.Thurmont.com or at the Municipal Offices, 615 East Main Street, Thurmont, MD 21788. Phone: 301-271-7313, 

8 A.M. – 4 P.M, Mon.-Fri.



Now Hiring Lateral Police Officers

Now Hiring

The Thurmont Police Department is currently hiring Lateral Police Officers.

Lateral Officers are those who are already Maryland Certified Police Officers.

Applications can be picked up at the Police Department (800 E. Main St, Thurmont, MD 21788) or found online at http://thurmont.com/DocumentCenter/View/1698/Thurmont-Police-Officer-Application

Applications can be typed or handwritten, but must be properly notarized and submitted in hard copy.

Completed applications should be mailed to or dropped off at the Thurmont Police Department (800 E. Main St, Thurmont, MD 21788).

If you have any questions or for additional information, please send us an email at ThurmontPolice@FrederickCountyMD.gov