City Jobs and Careers

Work, Serve & Thrive with the City of Durham

Start your public service career with the City of Durham where you will find opportunity for growth and advancement while making a real difference in the community you serve. The City offers career opportunities for a wide range of skills, experience levels, and backgrounds. 

Why Join The City of Durham






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Competitive pay for performance and one of the best benefits packages you’ll find anywhere.

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CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Training and professional development that help you excel and move up.

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OPPORTUNITY 
FOR IMPACT

Strategic, innovative City leadership encourages and rewards employees for solving community challenges and improving public services.
Learn about the City’s innovation programs
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SUPPORTIVE WORKPLACE

Diverse, inclusive organization committed to employee satisfaction.

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SUPERIOR 
QUALITY OF LIFE

Economically prosperous, culturally vibrant, recreation-rich East Coast location, three hours from mountains and beach.

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