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Human Resources

Welcome to the St. Mary's Government Department of Human Resources.

The Department of Human Resources endeavors to recruit and retain skilled employees who are committed to providing effective and efficient services to the citizens of St. Mary's County.

The Department administers the policies and procedures adopted by the Commissioners of St. Mary's County and provides quality services in the areas of Training & Employee Relations, Health & Wellness Benefits, Safety & Risk Management, and ADA compliance. The Department supports County Volunteer Fire & EMS members through Length of Service Awards Program administration and recruiting and retention initiatives.

Our work is focused on creating an environment where individuals are enabled to do their best work and are recognized for their contributions.

The Human Resources Department consists of a dedicated team of 9 full time staff members who are privileged to serve the citizens of St. Mary's County. Please contact us if we can further assist you.

Catherine Pratson
Director of Human Resources

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Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of non-job related medical conditions or disabilities.


Mailing Address : PO Box 653 Leonardtown, MD 20650

Tel.: 301-475-4200, Extension 71100

Fax: 301-475-4082

Physical Location

Potomac Building, 3rd floor
23115 Leonard Hall Drive
Leonardtown, MD 20650


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm