Online Application Process FAQ
How do I apply?
Begin the application process using the online application system by either of two ways:
- Click on Apply to this Job on a specific posting. You will be guided through the application process.
- Click on Create Account from the Home Page. You will be guided through the account creation process and be able to search postings and click on Apply to this Job.
What do I do if I forget my username or password?
Go to the login screen and click Forgot your username or password?. You will be prompted for your email address or username and asked to answer the security questions you answered when setting up your job application account.
If this does not work, contact Employment Services at 919-515-2135.
How long is a position open to receive applications?
Staff vacancies are posted for a minimum of 5 business days. This date is indicated by the Must Be Open Until date listed in each posting. Vacancies open past the Must Be Open Until date may close at any time.
Can I submit a resume with my application?
Each posting is configured to accept certain documents. Documents requested in order to apply for a posting are noted at the bottom of the posting under the Application Materials Required section. For most postings, you will be prompted to submit a cover letter and resume. You may attach them as a file or copy/paste the information when prompted during the application process.
Can I submit a paper application?
Applications must be submitted online. They are no longer be accepted by other means (paper, email, fax, etc.).
Can I submit a resume for vacancies without an online application?
No. In order to be considered for vacancies, you must submit an online application before the vacancy is closed for recruitment.
How do I edit my profile and/or application?
You can edit your profile at any time. To do so,
- Login to the online application system
- Click on Account Settings
- Update any information and click update at the bottom to finalize the updates
Applications cannot be updated directly by the applicant once submitted. However, should you need to update an application, contact Employment Services at 919-515-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What happens after I submit my application?
Your application and qualifications will be considered for the open position(s) you applied to, if you meet the qualifications for the position based on the following:
- The State's minimum requirements, and
- The departmental required skills/preferences
The hiring department reviews submitted applications and determines which applicants to contact for interviews. The hiring departments will contact applicants directly.
How do I check the status of my application?
- Click on Your Applications
You will be able to review a list of all the positions for which you have applied and see the most recent status for each.
Will a background check be conducted?
Yes: More information on background checks.
If you have questions, please contact Employment Services at 919-515-2135.