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Human Resources FAQs

Job Postings FAQ​

How do I find your job postings?
Postings of current full-time and part-time job openings throughout the County are available by clicking on the Government Services tab and selecting Human Resources.  For a detailed description of the position, click on the job title.

How do I apply for Dauphin County positions?
Employment applications are available on-line on the employment page.  Applicants must submit a separate application for each position applied for.  The position title and the corresponding position requisition number must be included.    

Can I apply for a position that is not posted?
No.  Employment applications will only be accepted for positions that are posted.

If I have an application on file, must I complete another application if I am interested in applying again?

How do I know if the position I am applying for is a union position?
This information is stated on each job posting.

Do I have to join the union?
No, employees are not required to join a union. Instead they can elect to pay a fair share fee,  which represents a fair share of the costs of the services provided by the union.

Where can I find a summary of County benefits?
County benefits for full-time employees are summarized here.

What is the waiting period for benefits?
There is a 90-day waiting period.

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