406 Craven Street
New Bern, NC 28560
Director: Amber M. Parker
Phone: (252) 636-6602
Fax: (252) 636-2728
Craven County Human Resources Department is committed to recruiting, supporting and retaining excellent employees, and providing a safe and productive working environment.
The Human Resources (HR) Department administers the recruitment and assists in the employee selection process for all county departments, with the exception of the Sheriff's Department, which administers it's own recruitment. The H.R. Department also manages the County Safety Program, Workers' Compensation claims and OSHA requirements.
This department maintains all employee personnel records; administers the employee benefits program; maintains the pay and classification system; implements and ensures adherence to personnel policies and procedures; and, ensures compliance with all Federal, State and local regulations. HR conducts monthly orientation sessions for new employees, that include insurance enrollment, Safety information and E-mail and Internet usage.
The Safety/Risk Management Coordinator directs the safety and risk management functions and activities within county government, including loss prevention and control, safety/liability issues and workers' compensation claims administration.
Vacant positions are advertised with the North Carolina Division of Employment Security (DES) and all applications should be picked up and returned to their office. You may view position vacancies and download the N.C. State Application for Employment (PD 107) by accessing the ESC website at: www.ncworks.gov.
Craven County is an EEO/AA Employer. Craven County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. Craven County hires only citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States, in compliance with the Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.
Human Resources Staff:
Amber M. Parker, Human Resources Director
Sherry M. Riggs, Assistant Human Resources Director
Deborah Hodges - Safety/Risk Management Coordinator
Grace L. Barbour, H.R. Technician II
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