Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

The WorkFORCE Wellness Program of the Isothermal Regional Commission is seeking a Full-time Regional Program Manager to lead and coordinate this innovative and growing initiative. This program aims to create a culture of health within the Isothermal Region (McDowell, Polk, Rutherford and Cleveland counties) by connecting working adults to local resources that provide healthcare, case management, affordable fresh foods, financial literacy, child care, and many other needs of our working population. This position will have optional office space available, but will also require frequent travel and working remotely.  Applications accepted through July 1, 2018 – submit to Steve Lockett (slockett@regionc.org) or at 111 W Court Street, Rutherfordton.

The Isothermal Regional Commission is the home to the Regional Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (Section 8) for Polk, Rutherford, Cleveland and McDowell Counties.  The HCV Program administers ~1,400 Vouchers over the four county area.  We have offices in Rutherfordton, Shelby, and Marion.  Our Rutherfordton office services  Polk County through part time office hours at the Office of Social Services.

The Commission has openings for the following positions: Program Specialist (Full-Time); Program Specialist (Part-Time); and, Housing Inspector (Part Time).  These positions will stay open until May 1st but will be in an open review process during this time.  For more information, please go to the links posted in this message for details

The McDowell County Health Coalition is hiring an Executive Director.  Click here for the full job description. 

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Regional Resources

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Region C Workforce Development Board – Job Seekers

State of North Carolina Jobs

Regional Local Government Job Postings:

Cleveland County

City of Kings Mountain

Town of Boiling Springs

City of Shelby

McDowell County

City of Marion

Polk County

Town of Columbus

Town of Tryon

City of Saluda

Rutherford County

Town of Forest City

Town of Lake Lure

Town of Rutherfordton

Town of Spindale