Employment Opportunities

 The positions below are currently open with the City of Hendersonville.

Online Employment Application

Please contact :

Jennifer Harrell, Human Resources Director
City of Hendersonville
145 Fifth Avenue East
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Email: jharrell@hvlnc.gov

Phone: (828)697-3003
Fax:      (828)697-8645

Any employment opportunities are shown below.


Part Time School Crossing Guard

The City of Hendersonville is seeking applicants for part time “fill-in” School Crossing Guard. This position works as-needed when one of our regular crossing guards is absent.   Crossing Guards work Monday through Friday for about 30 minutes in the morning and 30 minutes in the afternoon, as school starts and ends.  The times are somewhere between the hours of 07:25-08:30AM and 2:25-3:30PM on school days.

The rate of pay is $19.84 per hour.


  1. Will have the responsibility of escorting young children across streets, stopping traffic as necessary.
  2. Will have to familiarize themselves with basic traffic control signals and successfully apply them.
  3. Must be at prescribed location at least five minutes before the start of school and the end of the school day.


  1. Must be able to work in a courteous manner with the public, especially young children.
  2. Must be in observant and alert.
  3. Must be able to turn, stand for 30-40 minutes at a time, bend at the knees, lift and push up to 50 pounds, move arms in multiple directions.
  4. Good eyesight and hearing is very important.
  5. Must be able to withstand inclement weather.

Applications may be obtained at the Records Department within City Hall or online at http://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/employment-1

Application Deadline: until filled

The City of Hendersonville is an equal opportunity employer

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Senior Customer Service Support Specialist

As part of the Finance Department, the Senior Customer Service Support Specialist supervises customer service collections and/or Customer Service representatives in day to day activities and performs a variety of complex administrative work within the customer service department. Requires a high degree of independent judgment and interpretative ability related to technical knowledge of one or more of the following: utility billing, cashiering or customer contact. Performs a wide variety of accounts receivable, account maintenance, data entry, billing, and public contact work in support of the customer service division. This employee is primarily responsible for the administration of complicated customer service related issues, handling complaints, researching problems, making account adjustments or corrections and performs other related job duties as assigned.

The position requires possession of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in   Accounting, Finance, Banking, Business, or a closely related field and 2+ years of customer service experience and/or collections experience; and/or any equivalent combination of education and experience required to perform the essential position functions. Experience in a high-volume customer setting preferred.

The position is a pay grade 13 with a salary range of $36,912 - $56,171
Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications.

Job closes: Open until filled

To apply: Upload or send a Resume, Cover Letter and a completed City of Hendersonville application to jharrell@hvlnc.gov or bring/mail to Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Resumes may be submitted with the application but not instead of application.The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Utilities Engineer

The City of Hendersonville has a great opportunity for an Utilities Engineer interested in working in a vibrant city located in western North Carolina. This position performs professional engineering work in the design and inspection of utility projects facilities in the City.  Work includes conducting engineering studies and preparing cost estimates related to the extension of utility services; preparing engineering plans, specifications, contract documents and permits for projects associated with water and sewer infrastructure; serving as a project engineer or project manager on utility projects; inspecting projects and answering questions related to plans and specifications; reviewing commercial and residential site plans and subdivisions for compliance with City requirements; and overseeing the preparation of a variety of maps and drawings.  Work also includes field inspections and assistance with survey work.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Utilities Director.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or other field of study or experience related to the nature of the work performed.

Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible and broad-based professional experience in Civil Engineering, or related water and sewer project management experience. NC Professional Engineer certification required. Salary range: $57,264-87,141

To apply: Upload or send a Resume, Cover Letter and a completed City of Hendersonville application to jharrell@hvlnc.gov or bring/mail to Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792.Open until filled. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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