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Emergency Services

Emergency Services

The Washington County Division of Emergency Services includes the following departments:


To protect the lives and improve the safety of all citizens and visitors in Washington County by collaborating with our dedicated volunteer and emergency service providers.


To promote a “Citizens First” culture, where integrity, accountability, professionalism, compassion, respect, and safety lead the way. Strong leadership and education is our backbone to the “One Team, One Mission” approach that will drive our service forward.

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Division of Emergency Services

16232 Elliott Parkway
Williamsport, MD 21795

Phone: (240) 313-4360
Fax: (240) 313-2901

If an organization or individual would like to provide a donation to the healthcare field, please contact [email protected].

Public Safety Information

Safety and Security

Health and Medical

Energy (Power & Fuel)

Power Grid

  • Generation Systems
  • Transmission Systems
  • Distribution Systems


  • Refineries
  • Storage
  • Pipelines




Hazardous Materials


  • Oil/Hazmat Facilities
  • Toxic Incidents from Facilities

Hazmat, Pollutants, Contaminants

  • Oil/Hazmat/Toxic Incidents from Non-Fixed Facilities
  • Radiological or Nuclear Incidents

Available Job Postings

Emergency Communications Specialist – Trainee (Part-time)
Posted: June 4, 2021
Location: Washington County
Type: Part Time
Department: Emergency Services
Grade: Hourly 8 ($16.90/hr)
DEADLINE: 08/31/2021 04:00 PM

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, DIRECTV and Antietam Cable Television have Points of Presence within the county. Washington County is well served and several options are available for broadband services. Resources to help your household find the right internet service plan include Cellular telephone services are available through private local and regional vendors.