Application Process: Current employees must complete a Transfer Application and attach their resume. Non-County employees must complete a Dauphin County Application for Employment. Applicants must attach transcripts or other required documentation evidencing qualifications for the position. Applications may be obtained from and must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources.
Persons wishing to apply for a posted Dauphin County Prison position should complete an Application for Prison Employment and submit it to the Dauphin County Department of Human Resources.
While Dauphin County does not inquire into an individual’s criminal history at the time of application, with the exception of Prison positions, certain convictions may disqualify an individual from a position. For a listing of offenses that prohibit individuals from holding positions in certain departments, please see our Prohibited Offenses Listing. Individuals having convictions in these categories may wish to apply for positions with less restrictions.
An excellent Dauphin County (County) paid benefit package is available to all full-time employees the month following 60 days of employment. The County pays 100% of the premium for the following:
- Dental & Vision
- Term Life Insurance
Premium shared between employee & the County:
- Medical and Prescription Insurance
The following benefits begin immediately:
- Vacation, Sick & Personal Leave
- Military Leave
- Bereavement Leave
- Nine Paid Holidays Per Year
- Pension Plan
- Deferred Compensation Plan
The County of Dauphin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. In the event you require an accommodation to apply or to participate in the selection process, please contact the County Department of Human Resources at (717) 780-6230.