• Western Maryland Consortium


    Employment/Job PlacementEconomic Development

    About Us

    The Western Maryland Consortium of Garrett County is located at 14 North 8th Street (the Armory) in Oakland, MD. Serving the general public in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties, the Western Maryland Consortium is a regional workforce development agency. We strive to help workers improve their skills and find employment, leading to self-sufficiency as quickly as possible. We assist those with a demonstrated need to gain valuable workforce training that is aligned with the skill shortages that have been reported by local employers.

    The Western Maryland Consortium is part of Maryland Jobs Now (MJN), a network of high-performing, results-oriented workforce organizations that invest in employment and training strategies, services, and initiatives to help Marylanders secure good-paying jobs in a thriving economy.

    Services available through the Western Maryland Consortium include:

    - Job Search Assistance
    - Resume Development
    - Internet Job Search
    - Career Information
    - Interest Testing and Evaluation
    - Case Management
    - Workshops
    - Skill Training

    We have services for employers too! If your business is interested in receiving a 50% wage reimbursement through our On-the-Job training program for employees in training, call us. If you are interested in improving your skills or need assistance with your job search, please contact us.

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Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area

 15 Visitors Center Dr., McHenry, MD 21541

 301. 387.5238


  • This project has been financed in part with State Funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland.
    However, project contents or opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.

  • Photo Credits: Tim Jacobsen, Bob Carney, Marcia Warnick, Sarah Myers, Crede Calhoun, Higher Focus Studios, Garrett Historical Society, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce