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Kent County Employment Opportunities

Kent County Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Veterans are encouraged to apply (extra scoring points awarded)

Employment Application Form


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THANK YOU for CHOOSING Kent County as a possible EMPLOYER!

Click on Position Title highlighted below to see official position description:

Click link for application form: Kent County Application Form


TitleDepartment/DivisionDate PostedDeadline to ApplyPay Range 
Engineering Project Manager IIIEngineering Division - Public Works Continuous Indefinite $70,545 - $91,258
Paramedic IDepartment of Public Safety - Emergency Medical Services Division Continuous Indefinite $22.03/hr - $28.50/hr
Wastewater Operations EngineerWastewater Facilities Division - Public Works Continuous Indefinite $76,894 - $99,525


Additional Information:


All positions posted above are currently vacant.  Please apply promptly.


Upcoming Examinations:


DISPATCHER I Tuesday February 4, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. (& 7:00 p.m. depending on number of applicants) in Room 220 of the Kent County Administrative Complex, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE. The one hour written examination is a general knowledge apptitude test measuring comprehension and accuracy, no direct resource or study materials are available.  Position closes 01/24/2020



Please see important information below.






Please see important information below.




When an EXAMINATION (TEST) is indicated for a position above, ALL applicants must take the EXAM on the Day and Time listed* in Room 220 of the Kent County Administrative Complex 555 Bay Road, Dover, Delaware - (302) 744-2310. Applicants are solely responsible for appearing for required exam on day & time indicated. Make-up tests are not given.


Exam Disclaimer - Kent County uses standardized validated examinations designed  by professional testing services for the type of position advertised (i.e. clerical, mechanical, financial, etc.). Due to confidentiality agreements with the testing service, the County cannot share test questions or answers with applicants. Likewise, all applicants taking the exam must sign a confidentiality & copyright agreement and may not share test questions or answers with others.

An applicant may ask how many questions he/she answered correctly in each section of the examination by submitting a written request to the Personnel Office within 30 days of the test date.


The Kent County Employment Application is presented below in two formats. To complete the application, select the word processing format loaded on your PC, save the document on your PC's hard drive, and complete all items on the application, or print the PDF version and type/handwrite the information.

You may mail or deliver the completed application to the Kent County Personnel Office, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901, or FAX it to 302-736-2262, or you may email it to personnel@co.kent.de.us.  NOTE: If you choose to email an application, we cannot guarantee submission due to spam blocking software - please call us at (302) 744-2310 to confirm receipt if email, fax, or mail application.


Kent County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

U.S. Military Veterans receive bonus scoring points

(Please note status on the application, you may be asked to submit a copy of DD Form 214 as proof for points credit)


Qualified individuals with a disability may request reasonable and appropriate accommodation or assistance with the position application or testing process at least 3 working days in advance of the job posting closing or any scheduled test by calling (302) 744-2310 or visiting the Personnel Office at 555 Bay Road, Dover, Delaware. 

Choose the desired format below to download new application form (revised 04/24/19)



Kent County Application PDF
Kent County Application WORD
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