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Career Fair

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Make a positive impact on your community and get paid for it.

Cumberland County Government is hosting a County-wide career fair on Thursday, July 21 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Crown Expo Center at 1960 Coliseum Drive, Fayetteville.

The primary goal of the career fair is to connect job seekers with career opportunities in Cumberland County Government, which offers competitive benefits and a stable work environment with opportunities for professional growth and development within the organization. It will also be an opportunity for people to learn about Cumberland County’s different departments – each of the County’s more than two dozen departments will have a table at the career fair, where they will have information on available jobs and the vital public services they provide.

A wide variety of employment opportunities are available within the county. Everything from entry level positions with those that require advanced schooling and experience. You can find a list of these opportunities here or for more information about a job or the application process, call Cumberland County Human Resources at (910) 678-7653.

Employee Benefits

County staff will present information on other attractive incentives the County offers employees including benefits, wellness programs, and an on-site primary care provider and pharmacy for employees and their covered family members.

Cumberland County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans as well as employer paid Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment for eligible employees. There are also options for voluntary benefits plans such as Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term disability, Critical Illness and Permanent Life policies.

More information about employee benefits can be found here.


Cumberland County employees also have the ability to contribute an NC 401K plan, and the County provides a 2% contribution for all employees along with an additional 5% contribution for law enforcement. The County is currently providing a retention incentive of $1,000 for employees who are hired from now through November 1, 2022, and who stay through June 2023.

Paid Leave

The County provides paid leave to include sick, annual, military, and school participation, and recognizes 13 paid holidays per year, including a recently added floating holiday that employees can use any day throughout the year that has significance for them.

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