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Employment Information

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General Employment Information

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Human Resources (919) 542-8200

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Chatham County is an equal opportunity employer and applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.

Eligibility Requirements

State law prohibits local governments from employing males between the ages of 18 years through 25 years who have not complied with Selective Service regulations.

As a condition of employment, all persons selected for employment must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Employment Applications

  • Are accepted only for vacant positions.
  • Require a separate application for each vacant position.
  • Must be completed in full, including providing supplements and transcripts when requested. Resumes may be included, but are not accepted in lieu of the application.
  • Resumes, transcripts, letters of reference and other information submitted with the employment application becomes property of Chatham County.
  • Incomplete applications or those received after the closing date will not be processed.
  • Must be received by the County’s Human Resources Office before the closing date of the announcement. Human Resources Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, except holidays.

Once you locate a job opening and decide to apply, complete an employment application:

  • Application forms available at the Human Resources Department (address below), or
  • Download from the Job Application link  

Walk-in at this office address (By 5 pm on closing date): County Manager’s Office--Courthouse Annex Building—Second floor, 12 East Street, Pittsboro, NC.

Regular mail to this address (MUST BE RECEIVED BY CLOSING DATE)—Chatham County Human Resources Department, PO Box 1809, Pittsboro, NC 27312-1809

Fax to this number (By 5:00pm of closing date) – (919) 542-8272. Original application must be forwarded to Human Resources Office.

Application “Equal Employment Opportunity Statistical Information” as part of the Application Form: It is used only for Federal EEO statistical collection & reporting. The information is: 1) requested on a voluntary basis, 2) not required for employment, 3) filed separately & confidentially from the Employment Application, and 4) not provided to hiring officials.

To check the status of your application (at least 7 – 10 days after closing date), call (919) 542-8200.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Chatham County!