Employment Opportunities

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Instructions for submitting an application and a list of required additional materials is in each job posting.    You are welcome to drop off your completed application in person or fill out a written application at our headquarters.

Isothermal Planning and Development Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

Current Openings


The Isothermal Planning and Development Commission, a regional economic and community development and human services commission (Council of Governments), is seeking an innovative, energetic, and seasoned professional to serve as its next Executive Director.  IPDC is headquartered in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, and serves Polk, Rutherford, McDowell, and Cleveland Counties as well as 34 municipalities in those counties.  The Commission is seeking a candidate with outstanding leadership, management, analytical, and communication skills. To view the job posting and instructions for applying, please click here. The position is open until filled with the first review of applications commencing on March 1, 2021.

BUSINESS SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE Position Now Open for the Region C Workforce Development Board

The Region C Workforce Development Board is seeking a hard-working, engaging professional to serve as it’s new Business Services Representative (BSR) for the four-county Isothermal Region. Please see the full job posting for more information and instructions on how to apply. This position is open until filled.

Isothermal Regional Commission is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and organizational needs. 

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