Look For a Job

  • Computerized job search with popular job search sites bookmarked for your convenience
  • Employment and wage information
  • Job boards listing local and regional jobs (second floor)
  • Job fairs including a spring job fair which features Carroll County summer employment opportunities
  • Job search assistance
  • Labor market information
  • Maryland Workforce Exchange – Maryland’s online job program for businesses and job seekers
  • Workshops: BERC offers workshops and classes on a variety of topics including job search techniques, resume’ writing, interviewing, and more. Check the calendar for upcoming dates.

Youth Work Experience

  • Information on how to search, develop and apply for jobs
  • Job leads for part-time, summer and year-round employment

Minimum Wage Adjustments

Employers with 15 or more employees:

  • January 1, 2020 – $11.00 per hour
  • January 1, 2021 – $11.75 per hour
  • January 1, 2022 – $12.50 per hour
  • January 1, 2023 – $13.25 per hour
  • January 1, 2024 – $14.00 per hour
  • January 1, 2025 – $15.00 per hour

Employers with 14 or fewer employees:

  • January 1, 2020 – $11.00 per hour
  • January 1, 2021 – $11.60 per hour
  • January 1, 2022 – $12.20 per hour
  • January 1, 2023 – $12.80 per hour
  • January 1, 2024 – $13.40 per hour
  • January 1, 2025 – $14.00 per hour
  • January 1, 2026 – $14.60 per hour
  • July 1, 2026 – $15.00 per hour