Employment Process

The Process

Step 1

Onslow County positions that are open to the public may be posted in any or all of the following:

  • Onslow County website
  • Area college/university placement offices
  • NCWorks
  • JobLink
  • Marine Corps Base - Camp Lejeune
  • Professional organizations
  • Internet job boards
  • Local newspapers

Step 2

Applicants must submit an application through the Onslow County website. Please note any special requirements listed on the application and ensure that you upload all required documentation.

Step 3

All applications, cover letters, and resumes are reviewed  by Human Resources and a departmental subject matter expert (SME) to determine an applicant’s eligibility for open positions. Unsolicited applications and/or resumes will not be kept on file.Those who meet eligibility requirements receive information regarding next steps. Those who do not meet the eligibility requirements are sent acknowledgments.

Step 4

Any necessary pre-employment assessments are administered.

Step 5

Interviews are conducted.

Step 6

Background screenings are conducted on successful applicants. These screenings may include any or all of the following:

  • Criminal background check
  • Motor vehicle records check
  • Employment history verification and professional reference checks
  • Education/certification/license verification
  • Other qualifications required of the position

Step 7

The successful applicant receives a conditional offer of employment. All selected applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening and some applicants may be required to successfully complete a pre-employment physical.

Recruitment Announcements

Recruitment announcements for each Onslow County job open to the public will list the following:

  • Closing date
  • Educational requirements
  • Experience requirements
  • License requirements
  • Job duties
  • Salary information
Onslow County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.