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Why Wake?

Wake County's 4,000 employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, generous paid leave, investment in professional development, and a balance of work and family life.
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Top Notch Benefits

Wake offers a diverse selection of benefits to choose from, allowing employees to customize their benefits package to meet their family’s unique needs. The County also offers a generous paid leave program that includes sick, annual, community service, parental, military and bereavement leave. These benefits, along with our award-winning wellness programs, set us apart as an employer of choice and affirm our commitment to supporting employees and their families, both inside and outside of work.​
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A Variety of Careers

Wake offers a wide variety of career opportunities. Whether you are interested in public safety; medical field; social services; the environment; planning; information technology or administration, Wake has a career for you.
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Professional Development

Wake recognizes that the future of our organization is based on the investment we make in our employees. Wake employees have access to a variety of growth opportunities through technical training, soft skill development, on-the-job training, leadership programs, e-learning and tuition reimbursement.


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