Application Information

Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the following information.

Please contact the Department of Human Resources for further information.

Apply for a Job with Allegheny County

  1. Review open positions on the job portal. Please check back regularly, as new jobs are posted on an ongoing basis.
  2. Apply online by:
    • Selecting the desired position within the current listings
    • Reviewing job description and requirements
    • Clicking "Apply Online" at the bottom of the page
  3. Applicants may be required to upload a resume, certifications, or other documents (PDF, Microsoft Word, or text tiles), so please have those on hand when ready to apply.
  4. Please note that applications are not able to be saved and returned to at a later point. Also, users who remain on any page longer than 30 minutes will be timed out.
  5. Applications will be sent to the hiring department for further consideration. The hiring department will determine if applicants will continue in the selection process and will contact applicants directly.
  6. If applications are completed online, an automatic email confirmation will be sent indicating that the application has been received. Applicants can check the status of their applications in two ways:
    • An email notification containing eligibility status
    • Applicants can call the Department of Human Resources at 412-350-6830 to check the status of applications at any time

Information for Applicants with Disabilities

If assistance is required when completing the employment application or one anticipates a need for an accommodation during the selection process due to a disability, please contact the Department of Human Resources at 412-350-6830.

Applicants Seeking County Re-Employment

For former Allegheny County employees seeking re-employment, please note that the pension benefit has changed. Please read the ACT 125 Notice/Acknowledgement to New Employees of Allegheny County(PDF, 189KB) for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

I do not have a computer. How can I apply for a position?

  • You may apply for positions at any location with internet access.
  • Free internet access is available at all local library branches (contact the location closest to you for hours of operation).
  • During business hours (Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. EST), an employment kiosk is available at the Human Resources Office, located at 920 City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

How can I update my application?

Once an application is submitted, you may submit additional items, such as an updated resume, to the Department via mail, fax the documents to 412-350-5230, or you may submit a new application online.

Do I need to complete a separate application for each position?

Yes, a separate application must be submitted for each position.

Does the county provide Veterans’ Preference?

Yes. Veterans can submit a copy of their DD214 or other official documentation which shows branch of service, dates of service, separation date, and type of discharge with their application.