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Kent County Employment Opportunities

Kent County Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Veterans are encouraged to apply (extra scoring points awarded)

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Click on Position Title to see official position description:
Kent County Application Form


TitleDepartment/DivisionDate PostedDeadline to ApplyPay Range 
Paramedic IDepartment of Public Safety - Emergency Medical Services Division Continuous Indefinite $21.17/hr - $27.40/hr
Housing & Community Development SpecialistPlanning Division - Planning Services 1/10/2018 1/26/2018 5:00:00 PM $21.17/hr - $27.40/hr
Recreation Assistant - ContractualParks & Recreation Division - Community Services 1/18/2018 2/2/2018 5:00:00 PM $8.25/hr - $9.00/hr
Tax Clerk IFinance Department-Tax Section - Finance 1/19/2018 2/2/2018 5:00:00 PM $13.78/hr - $17.81/hr Test Date: 2/13/2018 5:30:00 PM


Upcoming Examinations:


TAX CLERK I - Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 220 of the Kent County Administrative Complex, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901. Applicants must submit application by deadline (02/02/18) and take required examination in order  to proceed in the consideration process. An additional testing time(s) may be added if the number of applicants exceeds room capacity.  Applicants are responsible for appearing for the test at the designated time and date. The Personnel Office may call or e-mail a reminder one or two days before the exam.   







Please see important information below.




When an EXAMINATION (TEST) is indicated for a position above, ALL applicants must take the EXAM on the Day and Time listed* in Room 220 of the Kent County Administrative Complex 555 Bay Road, Dover, Delaware - (302) 744-2310


Exam Disclaimer - Kent County uses standardized validated examinations designed  by professional testing services for the type of position advertised (i.e. clerical, mechanical, financial, etc.). Due to confidentiality agreements with the testing service, the County cannot share test questions or answers with applicants. Likewise, all applicants taking the exam must sign a confidentiality & copyright agreement and may not share test questions or answers with others.

An applicant may ask how many questions he/she answered correctly in each section of the examination by submitting a written request to the Personnel Office within 30 days of the test date.


The Kent County Employment Application is presented below in two formats. To complete the application, select the word processing format loaded on your PC, save the document on your PC's hard drive, and complete all items on the application, or print the PDF version and type/handwrite the information.

You may mail or deliver the completed application to the Kent County Personnel Office, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901, or FAX it to 302-736-2262, or you may email it to personnel@co.kent.de.us.


Kent County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

U.S. Military Veterans receive bonus scoring points
(please attach copy of DD Form 214 for credit)


Persons with a disability may request accommodation or assistance with the position application or testing process at least 3 work days in advance of the job posting closing or any scheduled test by calling (302) 744-2310 or visiting the Personnel Office. 

Choose the desired format below to download application form



Kent County Application PDF
Kent County Application WORD
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