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Each Town of Carrboro Job Opening has different DIRECTIONS for HOW to APPLY

Please view a list of the Town of Carrboro's open positions by clicking here: Current Openings. Read the information carefully for each job opening to find out if you should submit a Town Application. Some positions require that you:
Some Positions will require you to Submit a Resume and Cover Letter
– OR –
Some Positions may require you to Complete and Submit a Town Application.
Please for the DIRECTIONS for HOW to APPLY for EACH POSITION when you read the job ad on the Current Openings page.

If the job you seek requires a Town Application, the instructions for completing our Employment Application follow:

Instructions for how to Download the PDF Format Application

  1. Click on the link below.
  2. Once the file opens, print the application form.
  3. Complete the employment application, sign and return to Human Resources by emailing to jobs@townofcarrboro.org, or faxing it to 919-942-9173.

Instructions for Application Download in Microsoft Word Format

  1. Save the file to your computer's hard drive.
  2. Complete the application by entering the appropriate material in the gray shaded areas of the document
  3. Save the document.
  4. Print employment application, sign and return to Human Resources by emailing to jobs@townofcarrboro.org, or faxing it to 919-942-9173.
  5. We apologize if you have difficulty completing the form online. We are in the process of updating our website and improving the efficiency of the form. If you have difficulty, please download, print, and compete the form by hand, using the directions above.
Special Note: This requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your computer. If you do not have this program you can get it for free from Adobe. Just click on the link below.
[Get Adobe Acrobat Reader]

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Town of Carrboro. Before completing your application, please read and follow these instructions:

  1. The town accepts employment applications only for positions that we are actively recruiting.
  2. Be sure to indicate on the application the specific position for which you are applying. A personal resume may not be substituted for the employment application. A resume may be attached as a supplement; however, all sections of the employment application must be completed.
  3. All applicants are required to complete the Applicant Information Form. This form seeks data, which the federal government requires of the town. The form specifies that the information obtained will be kept separate from the employment application and will not be used in any way during the selection process. The form is detached from the application prior to screening.
  4. If the job you apply for has a Closing Date: Your application must be received by midnight on the closing date.
  5. Applications, resumes, transcripts, letters of reference and other information submitted will become the property of the town and will not be returned.

Please call the Human Resources Department at (919) 918-7320 if you have any questions.

The Town of Carrboro provides equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, handicap, sexual orientation or any other characteristic unrelated to job performance.

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