Human Resources

Gaston County is an Equal Opportunity employer with over 1,500 employees. As such, we value diversity and strive to create a workplace that is inclusive and supportive of all individuals. Our full-time Human Resource Department is responsible for recruiting and retaining qualified employees to ensure that we have the best talent to serve our communities.

Our HR team is also responsible for keeping accurate and complete records for personnel administration, including health insurance, retirement benefits, worker's compensation, accident reporting, and time and pay records. We're committed to providing our employees with comprehensive benefits packages that support their health and well-being, as well as their financial security.

At Gaston County, our Human Resource Department also provides technical assistance to all County departments upon request. We understand that our departments have unique needs and challenges, and we're here to support them in achieving their objectives. Our goal is to create a collaborative and supportive work environment that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference in their communities.

Join us at Gaston County and become part of a team that is dedicated to building a better future for everyone. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, and we encourage diversity in our workplace. With our commitment to our employees' well-being and our support for the community, we believe that Gaston County is the right place for you to grow your career and make a positive impact.

Featured Job Posting: Finance Director

Are you a financial leader ready to make a significant impact? We are looking for a dedicated and strategic-minded Finance Director to join our team at Gaston County.

Position Overview:

Gaston County, one of North Carolina’s premier communities with a AAA credit rating, is seeking an experienced and highly regarded professional to serve as the County’s next Finance Director. The next Finance Director will have an opportunity to serve in one of North Carolina’s rapidly growing communities and work alongside a team of exceptionally talented professionals. The next Finance Director will be a trusted financial advisor to the County Manager, Board of County Commissioners, and departments working to ensure the County’s long-term financial stability and report directly to the County’s Chief Financial Officer.

Why Join Us:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Collaborative and inclusive organizational culture
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • A chance to make a difference in our community

Learn More:

For detailed information about this exciting opportunity, please review our Finance Director Recruitment Brochure.

How to Apply:

Ready to take the next step? Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume.

Application Deadline:

The position will remain open until filled, with our first review of applications beginning on February 5, 2024. Don't miss your chance to be part of our dynamic team!

Apply Now

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