Application Information

Online Application

Step 1.Review open positions within Allegheny County

New openings are posted regularly, please refresh the listing to see current open positions.

View Open Positions

Step 2.Apply online

To apply for an open position on the job portal, click "Apply Online" at the bottom of a job posting. 

Step 3.Prepare necessary relevant documentation

Applicants may be required to upload a resume, certifications, or other documents (PDF, Microsoft Word, etc.). Applications cannot be saved and returned to at a later point, and will time out if no action is taken within 30 minutes.

Step 4.Submit application

When all candidate information has been successfully updated and reviewed by the application, submit the application. Submitted applications will be sent to the hiring department to determine if an applicant will continue in the selection process.

Step 5.Confirm application status, if needed

Online applications will generate an automatic email confirmation that the application has been submitted. This is a courtesy notice only, and not a guarantee of employment with Allegheny County. To confirm the status of an application, contact the Department of Human Resources at 412-350-6830.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is a personal computer required to apply for Allegheny County jobs?

No, job applications can be submitted from any location that has internet access, a personal computer is not required. Free internet access is available at all local library branches, visit the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh location guide to find the nearest facility.

The Department of Human Resources also offers an employment kiosk for applicants to use to search and apply for positions. 

Department of Human Resources
920 City-County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Phone: 412-350-6830
Fax: 412-350-5230

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Can an application be updated after it's submitted?

While the online application cannot be altered once submitted, applicants may send additional items, such as an updated resume or other supporting documentation, to the Department of Human Resources. If necessary, a new online application can be submitted. 

Mail to:

Department of Human Resources
920 City-County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Fax: 412-350-5230 

Is a separate application required for each position?

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

Does the county offer preference for veterans?

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

Veterans Jobs and Education Resources

Contact the Office of Veterans Services