Current Job Openings below:

Tree Trimmer I

Apply By: Thursday, December 04, 2014
Pay Range: $30,533.38-$45,767.77

The position performs technical work in trimming, and removing of trees in support of the installation, repair, and maintenance of electric distribution equipment. Note: This position may be... Read more »

Water Reclamation Compliance Coordinator

Apply By: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (This position is closed.) (Readvertisement)
Pay Range: $43,142.87-$64,714.30

This position is responsible for administering the Pretreatment Program and the Fats, Oils, and Grease Program. This position also assists the Water Reclamation Manager to ensure compliance with... Read more »

Aquatic Rec Aide

Apply By: Position open until filled.

These positions assists in the different aquatic areas throughout the Parks and Recreation Department. NOTE: The positions are temporary part-time and do not include benefits. Read more »

Police Officer I

Position open until filled.
Pay Range: $35,409.35-$53,114.03

All Police Employment Packets must be submitted to the City of Wilson Human Resources Department at:
1800 Herring Ave E
Wilson, NC 27893

Click here to download the Police Application Packet

Performs responsible protective service work in the prevention, detection, and investigation of violations of the law.  Work involves an element of personal danger.  This position works... Read more »

Standard Selection Process

Our process begins with a complete evaluation of the applications submitted for employment. A limited number of persons determined to be most qualified, as reflected by the contents of their applications, will be invited to a personal interview. The interview will cover the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of the vacant position. The applicant determined to best fit the needs of the vacant position will be given a careful reference work background review along with a complete medical examination, which includes a drug test.

Direct bank deposit is required for all new employees.

Standard Benefits

The City provides an excellent working environment as well as benefits package. The package includes sick and annual leave accrual, paid holidays, paid life insurance, membership in the North Carolina Local Government Employees Retirement System, 5% 401(k) contribution, group medical, dental, and vision plans.

Download Employment Application

PDF Application PDF Application (269 KB)
You may download our application which is a PDF file. You must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader loaded on your computer in order to download and read this file.

Word Application Word Application (1.6 MB)
This version may be completed and mailed to Human Resources & Risk Services or completed and emailed to Human Resources & Risk Services as an attachment. Save this document to your hard drive. When prompted, click the “Read Only” button. Type your information in the form fields provided. Attach additional pages as needed.

For Police Applicants, please click here to download the Police Application Packet.


For more information or a print copy of the application, please contact:

City of Wilson Human Resources & Risk Services Department
1800 Herring Ave
Post Office Box 10
Wilson, North Carolina 27894-0010

Office: (252) 399-2246
Fax: (252) 399-2253
TDD: (252) 399-2313