Employment Opportunities

Job Application

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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

Director, Workforce Development Board

The Region C Workforce Development Board (WDB) is seeking an innovative, energetic, and seasoned professional to serve as its next Director.  The WDB is headquartered at IPDC offices in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, and serves Polk, Rutherford, McDowell, and Cleveland Counties. The WDB 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.

Program Manager, Economic & Community Development Department (Updated!)

IPDC is seeking a dynamic and qualified professional for the position of Planner in the Economic & Community Development Department.  This position is responsible for diverse economic and community development projects, including but not limited to grant writing and management; program management, regionalization efforts; research and data analysis, and; local government technical assistance.  The hiring range is $43,144 to $53,929. See here for more information.

Business Services Representative, Region C Workforce Development Board

The Region C Workforce Development Board is seeking a hard-working, engaging professional to serve as its 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.


Regional Resources

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