Job Opportunities

The Gaston County application process has been changed. There is no longer a printable application available online. Please read this page for more information

Gaston County is currently recruiting for the positions listed. All candidates must be able to perform the essential job duties as identified and meet minimum qualification requirements for the position as advertised.

Gaston County prohibits the employment of relatives by blood or marriage in the same department if one is supervised by the other and hires only United States citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. Applicants who are employed are allowed a maximum of three workdays from the date of employment to provide documentation or application for documentation demonstrating U.S. citizenship or authorized alien worker status. All male applicants born in 1960 or after, and who are between the ages of 18 and 25, are required to furnish proof of registration with the Selective Service System within 30 days after the date of employment. Gaston County is an equal opportunity employer.

View the Online Job Postings.

For assistance with the Online Job Postings, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.

The Authorization Forms (PDF) are only required for positions at the Police Department, Animal Control, and Telecommunications.

Unless otherwise stated, proof of education is required with the application.

You may inquire about a position or inquire about the status of your application by sending an email to  Human Resources. If you have difficulty submitting the electronic application, please call Human Resources.