Who Are We?

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We are the State of North Carolina...

North Carolina State Government is the state’s largest employer with approximately 130,000 employees all working toward a common goal of making North Carolina great. We are a large organization comprised of various agencies, branches, and universities, each providing an important public service.

There are many career options available in NC state government. They include jobs in public safety, education, transportation, science, information technology, healthcare and many others areas. To fill these jobs, the State of North Carolina seeks the talents of skilled and dedicated individuals from a wide range of educational and experience backgrounds.

With state employees located in each one of the 100 counties in North Carolina, careers in state government are available from the mountains to the coast and all points in between. Our metropolitan areas are consistently ranked by media publications as thriving centers for businesses, career seekers, education, and social life. The University of North Carolina system consists of colleges and universities that consistently receive top honors in various categories.

Now that you know who we are, let us hear more about you. Are you a determined individual with the desire to serve our great state? Are you looking for an employer that values work life balance, accomplishment, creative solutions, diversity, and teamwork? Are you looking to build a satisfying career while strengthening our State? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, the State of North Carolina is a great place to fulfill your career aspirations!