Dauphin County government offers a variety of full-time and part-time employment opportunities.  Please follow the link below to view our current job openings and apply for a position.


Voluntary self-identification questions are included in the application.  These questions gather information on applicants’ gender and race and provide applicants the opportunity to self-identify as individuals with a disability or as protected veterans.  These voluntary self-identification questions are used for government compliance purposes regarding equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and are not stored or viewable as part of the employment application nor will the information be shared with persons responsible for hiring.

If you have any questions while setting up your user account or completing the employment application, please call the Applicant Support Hotline toll free at 855-524-5627.

While Dauphin County does not inquire into an individual’s criminal history at the time of application, certain convictions may disqualify an individual from a position.

Dauphin County transitioned from the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission hiring system to a Merit-Based Hiring System for employees of its human services departments effective April 24, 2014.  Under the new system, the County will be responsible for all aspects of the hiring process including recruitment of internal and external candidates for vacant or new positions, screening of applicants to ensure they meet the minimum education and training requirements for a particular position, administration of assessments, and interviewing of candidates.  For more information on the Merit-Based Hiring System, please refer to the Step-by-Step Guide.  In an effort to provide a prompt and efficient procedure for fair and equitable resolution of areas of conflict regarding the Merit-Based Hiring System, Dauphin County has put in place an Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy/Procedure (Form).

Thank you for your interest in employment with Dauphin County government.  We are dedicated to providing first class service to our customers and employees.  If we can be of any assistance or if you have any questions about our employment process, please contact Human Resources at 717-780-6230.

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 the address or phone number listed below.

Dauphin County Department of Human Resources
2 South Second Street, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 1295
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1295
Phone: (717) 780-6230
Fax: (717) 257-1562
E-mail: humanresources@dauphincounty.gov