Working for the City


Working For the City of Statesville

...means you are working in a municipal setting and are an employee of the local government system. This system is under the direction of the City Manager who is appointed by the City Council which is elected by the citizens of the community. You, therefore, are employed by the citizens of Statesville. This means that in your work capacity you must strive for good relations not only with your supervisor but with any member of the public with whom you may interact.

The City of Statesville is comprised of various departments including Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Planning & Zoning, Public Works, Water Resources, Electric Utilities, Parks and Recreation, Police and Fire. Currently, there are 141 different job classes with over 400 full-time employees and over 100 part-timers and temporaries.

The City of Statesville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, non-disqualifying disability or age.


Benefits of City Employment

The annual cost of the City of Statesville's benefit package is one of the City's largest investments. As a full-time employee, you are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Vacation Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Social Security
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Educational Leave
  • Competitive Salary & Wages
  • Advancement
  • Training
  • Extensive Wellness Program
  • Section 125 Plan
  • Matching 401k (.5% match up to 2.5% MATCH)


Job Classifications

Each position in the City of Statesville is classified according to education and experience requirements for the job. This classification system uses a pay scale. Positions requiring more experience and education are placed higher on the pay scale than those positions requiring less experience and education. If it is deemed necessary to increase the education or experience requirements for a position, then the position may be placed on a higher level of the pay scale.

Pay Plan

 The City's pay plan is intended to provide equitable compensation for all positions when considered in relation to each other, to general rates of pay for similar employment in the private and public sector in the area, to changes in the cost of living, to financial conditions of the City and to other factors.

The City of Statesville is an at will employer.

Click here to see current job openings.

Department Contacts:

General Services



Mildred M. Minor
Human Resources Director
email Mildred 

 Nick Turner
Human Resources Specialist
email Nick

Deborah Faulk
Human Resources Technician
email Deborah

Lynn Smyth
Temp. Risk Manager
email Lynn 

Mary Craddock
Temp. Administrative Secretary
email Mary


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Physical Address
301 S. Center Street
Statesville, NC  28677

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 1111
Statesville, NC  28687