Human Resources

Our department is committed to serving New Hanover County by partnering with and supporting our citizens, management, employees, departments, and municipalities to succeed in making our county a model of good governance. Our goal is for New Hanover County to be recognized as a premiere employer in North Carolina. We work hard to achieve this by creating programs that attract, develop, retain, and engage a talented and diverse workforce.

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We want to make a difference in our community and support New Hanover County's 240,000 citizens and over 2,000 employees. To do this, the Human Resources department provides timely and responsive leadership, resources, and services to fully support New Hanover County's strategic plan by offering the following areas of expertise:

  • Recruitment and retention strategies
  • Effective employee relations management
  • Employee benefits and wellness administration
  • Compensation and classification analysis
  • Employee training and development opportunities