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Employment Process Information

Applications are screened by Human Resources and subsequently reviewed by the hiring department during the week following the closing date of the open position. Applicants deemed the best qualified are referred to the hiring department. Applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted directly by the hiring department.

Any applications received after the closing date, not meeting minimum qualifications, or not deemed the best qualified are not forwarded to the hiring department.

Please submit your application and/or resume via email, fax or mail to:
Email:; (Applications sent to any other email address will not be reviewed or considered.)

Fax: (919) 560-4969
Mail: Human Resources Department
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham NC 27701

If you have questions about the status of your application, you may call the Human Resources Department at (919) 560-4214. When calling, please be sure to provide the position title and position number (if a number is indicated next to the title) so that we may assist you most efficiently. Please note that referral status will normally be available only after all screening is completed during the week following the closing date for the position.

Benefits Package: The City of Durham offers a very competitive benefits package that includes: retirement plan, 401(k) plan with employer contribution, 457 plan, affordable health, dental and vision benefits, generous leave banks, and much more.

Disclaimer: Neither the City of Durham nor the City of Durham Human Resources Department is responsible for failed email transmissions, delayed postal mail, failed fax transmissions, information that cannot be opened/read, or for information that is mailed and not received by specified deadline dates. Please check position vacancy status prior to submitting application/resume.