Careers

Working for New Hanover County is more than a job. It’s a chance to make a difference in your own life and in the lives of people around you. As one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, New Hanover County is a great place to live and work. Our diverse community is filled with beautiful scenery, historic landmarks, and thriving arts and culture; providing big-city accommodations with small-town charm. We strive to recruit and retain the best employees and offer excellent benefits.

Join one of the top workforces in the area and help us continue to make New Hanover County the diverse, prosperous coastal community it has grown to be since 1729!

New Hanover County is dedicated to the recruitment and recognition of a talented and diverse workforce that is committed to public service. Our shared values of professionalism, innovation, integrity, equity, stewardship and accountability guide the way we conduct ourselves and deliver services to our customers. Supported by the work of our Office of Diversity and Equity, New Hanover County celebrates diversity in our employees’ backgrounds, beliefs, identities, and abilities, while supporting growth opportunities for all. Our talented team has a passion for providing care and services that effect change on the everyday lives of the citizens they encounter. The differences that unite us are a reflection of the community we serve. If this sounds like an organization that models the values you uphold, we invite you to join our team.

Why choose to work with New Hanover County?

  1. CARE FOR YOURSELF & YOUR FAMILY
  • Choice of three (3) comprehensive medical plans
  • Options for dental, vision, life, and other supplemental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts to help cover healthcare and childcare costs
  • Convenient on-site wellness clinic and physical therapy
  • Wellness programs and fitness opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program that offers free, short-term counseling, legal and financial consultation, work-life assistance, and crisis intervention services to employees and their household family members
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • Paid parental leave for up to six weeks, offered to employees with at least one year of service
  1. INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE
  1. BUILD A CAREER
  1. BALANCE WORK & LIFE
  1. FEEL APPRECIATED
  1. GIVE BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY