Human Resources


The Human Resources Department is responsible for all facets of personnel, including:
  • Administration
  • Benefits and compensation planning,
  • Documentation
  • Employee recruitment
  • Implementation and compliance
  • Policy development
  • Relations and development in support of all active and terminated employees including retirees
Please address all general questions to the HR office via email.


The Carteret County Government Department of Human Resources is committed to serving as a strategic partner in the recruitment, development and retention of quality employees. We strive to be an innovative team of professionals  serving as advocates to both our employees and the citizens of Carteret County by carrying out our values of integrity, courtesy, ambition and equality. We seek to be a model of exceptional customer service maintaining the dignity of our employees while providing  a safe and positive work environment.


As ambassadors for Carteret County, our vision is to: 
  • Be an employer of choice by way of strategic thinking and anticipating the needs of our employees
  • Champion work force diversity, innovation and efficiency to best support those we serve
  • Commit to customer service as a foundational pillar of who we are
  • Promote our core values of integrity, courtesy, professionalism, and equality