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New positions are posted as they become available, usually several times a week. You may wish to check our website weekly.
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Job postings remain on the site until the closing date which is at least five business days from the date of issue for in-house postings and at least seven days for all postings open to the public.
Applications for these positions are only available in the Sheriff's Office, located at:
1100 Clarks Road
New Bern, NC 28562
Call 252-636-6620 for information.
Craven County cannot accept applications submitted past the official closing date listed on the vacancy announcement.
Employees hired by Craven County, whose immediate past employer within the last ninety (90) days was the State of North Carolina, any of its political subdivisions, any local government entity or authority, or municipality in North Carolina, may transfer to the County any unused sick leave, provided the employee has not requested, or is receiving, retirement benefits from the North Carolina Retirement System. The employee must request this transfer within ninety (90) days of the beginning of employment with Craven County, and it is the responsibility of the employee to provide bona-fide documentation of the amount of unused sick leave from the immediate past employer. Upon verification of the unused sick leave by Human Resources, the employee will be credited with the transferred sick leave. Annual leave cannot be transferred to Craven County.
Craven County residency is not required on most jobs. If it is a requirement, it will so state in the advertisement. Non-US citizens must be able to show proof they can work legally in this country and present documents verifying immigration status.
You may attach a resumé, however you must also complete all mandatory sections of the online application, including the work history section of the application, in order for your application to receive consideration.
You must submit a separate application for each position for which you would like to be considered.
To obtain a work permit you may apply online with the North Carolina Department of Labor or go to your local Department of Social Services.
You will receive an email to the email address used in your online governmentjobs.com profile about your referral status once the position has been filled.
All applicants are assessed relative to the qualifications listed on the job posting. Only those applicants who meet the stated qualifications are eligible for consideration. If a pre-employment test is required, you will be contacted for an appointment. Meeting the minimum qualifications of the posting does not automatically mean that you will be referred for the position posted as all applicants are assessed on a competitive basis.
The Human Resources Department is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday through Friday.
The Department Head or designee will contact you to arrange an interview.
The Craven County Employment webpage is updated regularly. If the position for which you submitted your application is not listed, it is no longer available.
A continuous or open until filled closing date means that the vacancy does not have a closing date. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.
No, State law allows applicants to not disclose any arrest, charge, or conviction that has been expunged.