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.
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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:
207 E Chestnut Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530
Call 919-731-1481 for information.
Wayne County cannot accept applications submitted past the official closing date listed on the vacancy announcement.
Unused sick leave earned from another North Carolina Governmental agency and/or entity will be accepted and transferred to Wayne County. A new employee, who is employed in a benefited position and who comes to the county directly (with no break in service from a local or state governmental retirement system) may have his/her sick leave balanced transferred to Wayne County.
Wayne 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.
New positions are posted as they become available, usually several times a week. You may wish to check our website weekly.
You will receive a letter mailed to the address used on your application about your referral status once the position has been filled.
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 Wayne 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.