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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The City of Wilmington will resume normal operations Tuesday, including the 6:30 pm Tuesday City Council meeting.
Human Resources

305 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
910.341.7840  910.341.5841

Apply and view current City of Wilmington job openings


Complete a job interest card for future job postings


Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following screenings: 
         - Aptitude Test 
         - Criminal Background Investigation
         - Driving History Check
         - 19 years of age by posting date
         - Personal and Professional reference check
         - Strength and Agility Test and Oral Interview 
         - Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Screen 

The online application process requires applicants to submit electronically the following:
         - Copy of Birth Certificate
         - Copy of Official High School Diploma, High School Transcript or
           GED Certificate
         - Copy of current Driver's License
Note: Correspondence will be sent to candidates using only the   e-mail address included on the application. Please monitor your   e-mail closely after the posted closing date.

Applications are only accepted during active recruitment periods.
Approximately $31,842.72 - $44,614.80
Starting salary: $31,842.72. Comprehensive benefits package including an additional 4.5% contribution to 401k or 457 plans and in lieu of social security the city will contribute an additional 3% to the 457 plan.  If you elect to contribute an additional 3% to the 457 plan, the city will match your 3% contribution.
2015 Tentative Recruitment Timeline

Below is a tentative timeline of our 2015 hiring process.  Dates, times, and locations are subject to change and will be communicated via the email you provide at time of application.  Please check back to this site frequently as it will contain updates as they become available.

  • May 1st - 2nd - Pre posting practice strength and agility.  Located at CFCC north Campus Friday the 1st at 5:30 pm and Saturday the 2nd at 8:30 am. 
  • May 5, 2015 - Posting of job
  • May 19, 2015- Posting closes at 11:59pm (no applications will be accepted after this day/time)
  • May 20-23, 2015 - Candidates will receive notification via email regarding dates/time for phase I & II
  • June 1-6, 2015 - Phase I & II of hiring process
    • Phase I - Aptitude test
    • Phase II - Strength and agility & audio interview (for candidates who pass test)
  • June 9 -12 - Hiring committee to review test scores, strength & agility scores and audio interviews
  • June 15-19 - Candidates notified about phase III, panel interviews.
  • July 6 -9 - Panel interviews
  • Week of August 4th - Conditional offers made by HR
  • August 24 - First day of employment



Wilmington Fire Department
Hiring Information

801 Market Street
Wilmington, North Carolina 28411
Human Resource Technician
Michele Singer


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