Once applicants are chosen for interviews an email will be sent to all applicants who were not selected.
Do I have to be a Dare County Resident or US Citizen to become employed by Dare County?
Dare County residency is not required. Non-US citizens must be able to work legally in this Country and present documents verifying immigration status.
How long will my application remain “active”?
Applications remain active or on file until a hiring decision has been made. The County does not reactivate applications for future vacancies.
Can I submit a resume only?
No, Dare County requires a completed application. The employment application has been designed to provide information needed to make employment related decisions. An applicant may provide a resume as an attachment to the completed application.
What happens after I submit my application?
After the closing date, the applications are reviewed and screened by the hiring department as an initial step in the selection and hiring process.
Who should I contact to follow-up on my application?
Applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted directly by the hiring department. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we do not notify each applicant individually regarding the status of the recruitment for the position. If you would like an update on the status you may contact us or the hiring department.
Can applications be submitted online?
At this time, applications cannot be submitted online. They can be sent by mail, in person, or by fax.
How do I apply for employment with the Dare County Sheriff's Office?
All applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Telecommunicatior, or Detention Officer must be at least 21 years of age. Please complete an application that can be found here and you may submit a F-3 form. Send applications and forms to Major Deringer at P. O. Box 757 Manteo, NC 27954