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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

FILLABLE Employment Application (verify receipt if email)

Complete form or download and save to computer then email or print for submission

PLEASE DISCARD ANY OLD APPLICATION FORMS & USE THIS 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 
County AdministratorAdministration - Levy Court Continuous Indefinite $139,757 - $203,980
CustodianFacilities Management Division - Administration Continuous Indefinite $12.79/hr - $18.67/hr
Engineering Project Manager IIEngineering Division - Public Works Continuous Indefinite $60,987 - $89,012
Engineering Project Manager IIIEngineering Division - Public Works Continuous Indefinite $74,115 - $108,173
Library ClerkLibraries Division - Community Services Continuous Indefinite $10.50/hr - $12.00/hr
Paramedic IEmergency Medical Services Division - Public Safety Continuous Indefinite $24.12/hr - $35.21/hr
Recreation AssistantParks & Recreation Division - Community Services Continuous Indefinite $10.50/hr - $12.00/hr
Wastewater Operations EngineerWastewater Facilities Division - Public Works Continuous Indefinite $77,822 - $113,583
Planner IPlanning Division - Planning Services 11/17/2022 12/2/2022 5:00:00 PM $25.32/hr - $36.96/hr
WWF Plant Operator Trainee Wastewater Facilities Division - Public Works 11/18/2022 12/2/2022 5:00:00 PM $19.85/hr - $28.97/hr
WWF Plant Operator IWastewater Facilities Division - Public Works 11/18/2022 12/2/2022 5:00:00 PM $20.83/hr - $30.41/hr

 

All positions posted above are currently vacant.  

Please submit a completed Kent County application promptly.

 

Additional Information:

*Applicants with a Class, I, II, III, or IV wastewater operator license issued by the state of Delaware are eligible to be hired at a higher grade & salary.

 

*Applicants with a Professional Engineer (PE) designation are eligible to be hired at a higher grade & salary. 

 

*LACKING QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE for POSTED POSITIONS?

*Would you consider a Trainee position in the paramedic or wastewater fields?

-We offer Trainee opportunities if you have the interest & apptitude: CHECK OUT -

 

1. WWF PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE (Fall training class now full)

2. PARAMEDIC TRAINEE (August 2022 academy class selection process closed)

 

Check this webpage regularly for TRAINEE opportunities 

 

DEPENDING UPON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THERE WILL BE A DELAY IN PROCESSING, REVIEW, AND CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR POSTED VACANCIES. 

Your Patience is Appreciated.

 

Upcoming Examinations:

None scheduled

 

 

DUE TO TEST AVAILABILITY ISSUES, some position testing processes have been suspended in favor of close examination of position qualifications, experience, and education to determine top candidates for consideration and interview. Applicants should provide as much relevent work history as possible and include details about actual work duties and experience. Testing for certain positions may still be required.  Thank you for your patience.

 

Please see important information below.

 

 

IN HOUSE (Existing employees) JOB OPENINGS:

NONE

    

IN HOUSE (Existing employees) PROMOTION EXAMINATIONS:

 

NONE scheduled

  

Please see important information below.

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

 

When an EXAMINATION (TEST) is indicated for a position above, ALL applicants must take the EXAM on the Day and Time given.*  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.

 

APPLICATION FORM
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@kentcountyde.gov.  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)
 

APPLICATION FORM

FORMAT

Kent County Application - (Verify receipt if emailed) PDF
FILLABLE Application - (Verify receipt if emailed) PDF
Kent County Application - (Verify receipt if emailed) WORD
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