What we do

Great employees. Great careers. Unlimited possibilities.

More than 1,200 employees in more than 250 positions work each day to provide outstanding service to the Asheville community, and the dedicated professionals in our Human Resources Department are here to support them.

Our department’s mission is to drive an organizational culture that provides opportunity for growth. How do we work toward this? We:

  1. Hire exceptional candidates.
  2. Provide them with competitive pay & benefits and high quality professional development opportunities.
  3. Make continuous improvements that promote a healthy and positive work environment.

The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. If you are interested in such a workplace, please review our employment opportunities for a position that is right for you. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just beginning your career, we encourage you to join our team.

Click here to view open positions and apply for a job.

This page was updated on January 22, 2020.

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