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Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of New Bern is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. This commitment extends to all areas of employment including the following:

  • Recruitment
  • Rate of Pay
  • Disciplinary Measures
  • Demotions, Lay-offs and Terminations
  • Testing and Training
  • Selection and Placement
  • Promotion
  • Transfer
  • Daily Working Conditions
  • Benefits
Therefore, it is the official policy of the City of New Bern to adhere strictly to the merit principle in all personnel transactions and to foster, maintain, and promote equal employment opportunity. The city will select applicants for employment strictly on the basis of their qualifications for the job and treat all employees with respect to compensation, training and promotion opportunities without regard to sex, race, disability, color, religion, national origin, age or other legally protected status.

For additional information concerning the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the City of New Bern, you may contact:

Sonya Hayes 
Director of Human Resources 
City of New Bern 
303 First Street 
Post Office Box 1129 
New Bern, NC 28563-1129 
(252) 639-7570