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Discover A Career That Makes A Difference

At the City of Gastonia, we believe that a career is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to make a difference. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to provide essential services and improve the quality of life for our community. Whether you're interested in public safety, public works, administration, or any other field, we have a diverse range of positions available to suit your skills and interests.

Joining the City of Gastonia means becoming part of a supportive and collaborative work environment. We value innovation, professionalism, and a commitment to service. As an employee, you will have the chance to contribute to meaningful projects, work alongside dedicated colleagues, and have a direct impact on the lives of our residents.

In addition to a fulfilling career, we offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits packages, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. We believe in investing in our employees and providing them with the tools and resources they need to succeed.

If you're ready to embark on a career that truly makes a difference, we invite you to explore the exciting opportunities available with the City of Gastonia. Visit our career pages to learn more about current openings and start your application today. Together, let's build a better future for our community.

Judy Smith 

Director of Human Resources 

Steven Alvey

Assistant Director

Clayton Smith

Employment Manager

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Where Are We?

The Human Resources Department is located in City Hall in Gastonia, NC. You can also find us on LinkedIn!


Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


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Gastonia, NC 28052