Statesville Careers

Take the opportunity to make your community a better place to live every day, and you will be rewarded with exciting career opportunities, a competitive salary, and great benefits.

NOW HIRING! Come join our team of over 500 skilled and dedicated City of Statesville employees!

Whether you're a new graduate, a seasoned professional, or someone contemplating a career change, the City offers a wide selection of opportunities across various departments. Working for the City is more than just a job; it's an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of countless individuals and contribute to the development and growth of our community.

The City offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment. You'll have the chance to work alongside over 500 talented individuals who share a common goal of improving the lives of residents. Working for the city requires collaboration and teamwork, as it often involves working with various departments, community stakeholders, and elected officials to tackle complex challenges and implement innovative solutions. Moreover, city careers provide opportunities for professional growth and development.

Beyond the rewarding nature of the work, a career with the City comes with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Whether you're passionate about public service, interested in shaping policies, or dedicated to improving the lives of residents, a career in the City can be a fulfilling and impactful choice.

Job Application Information

Candidates interested in employment with the City of Statesville will be able to apply online using NEOGOV (also known as, a technology leader in human resources software designed to improve the hiring process.

The NEOGOV system is a secure site and will allow job applicants to create a user account/profile, apply for current job opportunities, and check the status of their candidacy all online. The system will also store the candidate's employment information so they will not have to complete a whole new application each time they apply. Candidates may also want to subscribe to "Job Alerts" through the Job Interest Card and will be notified via email whenever a job opportunity is posted that matches their identified area(s) of interest.

Please note that the City of Statesville will no longer accept paper applications or résumés. Candidates will be required to create an account using the NEOGOV system on, which can be accessed from our City website.

Important Information

Your résumé, as well as any other attachments, can be uploaded in the Attachments section. It is important to note that résumés alone are not accepted in lieu of job applications.

Online applications should be filled out completely and should clearly show that the minimum qualifications are met. Do not leave an item blank. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Simply typing "see résumé" is not acceptable.

All statements made on the application are subject to verification. Exaggerated, false, or misleading statements may be cause for rejection of the application and/or termination of employment. Eligibility for hire may be based on a rating of the application; therefore, completeness and accuracy are of the utmost importance.

Some positions require a job-specific supplemental questionnaire. If applicable, a job-specific supplemental questionnaire will appear near the end of the online application process.

The application takes approximately 30 - 45 minutes to complete and must be completed and submitted by 11:59 PM on the closing date.

After you create your account and complete your online application, your information will be saved for ease of access to apply for other City of Statesville career opportunities. Make sure to remember your username and password for this purpose.

If you are selected for an interview, you will receive a phone call, email, and/or text from a member of our staff to schedule an interview.

If there is no position open that you’re interested in applying for at this time, you can choose to get an email for job alerts when a job in a particular field or department becomes available. To do this, click on the menu at the top left corner, choose Email Job Alerts, select the job categories you are interested in, and click Subscribe. For the next 12 months after you submit this form, you will receive an email notification each time a position becomes available in the categories you have chosen.

If you require technical assistance, you may call (855) 524-5627 (Monday-Friday from 9 am to 9 pm EST) or email [email protected] for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the City of Statesville to maintain a recruitment program that promotes equal employment opportunities, and to identify and attract the most qualified applicants for employment with the City. This policy is to be achieved by announcing all position vacancies and by evaluating all applicants using job-related criteria. Selection decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, non-disqualifying disability, age, or other protected status.

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