Instructions for Submitting Applications. Please read carefully.
Rockingham County Government offers many challenging and fulfilling career opportunities. Approximately 900 full-time and part-time employees work in a variety of positions, including public safety, information technology, human services, growth and environmental management, economic development, public works, and administration. In addition to competitive salaries and opportunities for advancement, employees are offered a wide range of benefits to meet their individual needs.
Rockingham County only accepts applications for positions that are currently advertised. Employment applications can be completed on line. Click here to go to the job opportunities page. If a closing date is included in the job announcement, applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on that date. If a position is posted as "continuous," applications should be submitted as soon as possible. They may close without notice. Applications can be completed online at any computer with Internet access. Computers are available at the Employment Security Commission, 302 N. Highway Street, Madison, NC, 27025, or any Rockingham County Public Library branch. To be considered for Rockingham County employment, you must answer all questions and complete all sections of the application form. Check for accuracy. You must give complete information on your education and work history (“See Resume” is not acceptable). List separately each job held and your duties for each position when you worked for one employer and held more than one position. The County employs only United States citizens or aliens who can provide proof of identity and work authorization within three (3) working days of employment. Males subject to military selective service registration must certify compliance to be eligible for County employment (G.S. 143B-421.1).Drug Testing Policy: All applicants tentatively selected for any position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.Rockingham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The county does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and disability status in employment or the provision of services. If you need an auxiliary aide, make the request forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the time the accommodation is needed by calling (336) 342-8115.Thank you for your interest in County Government. Rockingham County wants to find the best qualified people available to serve its citizens. Although everyone who applies cannot be hired, your completed application will be given every consideration.