City Jobs and Careers

Where careers meet community

Start your public service career with the City of Durham where you will find opportunity for growth and advancement while making a real difference in the community you serve. The City offers career opportunities for a wide range of skills, experience levels, and backgrounds. 

Why join the city of durham

Exceptional Compensation:

The City offers competitive pay for performance and one of the best benefit packages you'll find anywhere.

Career Advancement:

Training and professional development that help you excel and move up.

Opportunity for Impact:

Strategic, innovative City leadership encourages and rewards employees for solving community challenges and improving public services.

Supportive Workplace:

Diverse, inclusive organization committed to employee satisfaction.

Superior Quality of Life:

Economically prosperous, culturally vibrant, recreation-rich East coast location, three hours from the mountains and the beach.

Building Inspector Karey M. shares why she came to the City of Durham and why she has stayed.