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: hremployment@hvlnc.gov

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

Any employment opportunities are shown below.  


Miniature Golf Attendant 

Join our team for the summer!! Do you love being outdoors and working with the public? Responsible with money? Then this is position for you…The City of Hendersonville is hiring seasonal Miniature Golf Attendants. Hours and schedule will vary, working days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Employees will be responsible for all aspects of merchandise and miniature golf sales, food service and beverages to guests visiting the concession stand, and ensuring to provide great customer service.

  • Greet customers, be engaging, friendly and helpful to customers.
  • Answer the telephone courteously.
  • Complete all sales transactions accurately
  • Perform shift opening and closing duties as assigned
  • Take concession stand orders in accordance to established service standards
  • Ensure merchandise inventory is kept neat, attractively displayed and sufficiently stocked; stock and replenish food and beverages as needed
  • Provide golf balls and clubs to miniature golf customers
  • Operate cash register and receive payment from customer in cash or credit card, and accurately count and provide change to customers when applicable
  • Clean, sanitize, and maintain the concession stand area, including counters and equipment
  • Clean restrooms and keep them clean throughout the day
  • Prepare miniature golf course for play at the beginning of each day
  • Ensure flowers on the course are watered daily 
  • Ensure proper food handling procedures are followed
  • Inspect miniature golf and concession facilities and equipment to ensure the safety, cleanliness, and proper working order; report all issues when applicable
  • Performs related duties as required


  • Must be at least 17 years of age or older with some high school education
  • Accurate cash handling experience is required
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to work
  • Must be engaging and friendly to customers and able to interact with a wide range of people
  • Must have the ability to exercise attention to detail in performing assigned tasks and work with minimal supervision

Pay Rate: $9.25 per hour

To apply:  Upload or send a completed City of Hendersonville application to hremployment@hvlnc.gov or bring/mail to Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792.  Not benefit eligible. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Schedule:  (Subject to change)

MODIFIED SCHEDULE May 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019
Open Friday - 3:00 – 9:00 PM 
Open Saturday & Sunday - 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM

REGULAR SCHEDULE June 15, 2019 - September 2, 2019
Open daily 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM

MODIFIED SCHEDULE September 6, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Open Friday - 3:00 – 9:00 PM 
Open Saturday & Sunday - 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM

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 Planner I   

As part of the Development Assistance Department, a Planner I performs entry level professional planning, research and analysis to ensure the orderly growth of the City and efficient administration of City resources.  An employee in this class performs planning work that provides coordinated guidance and regulation of the growth and development of the City. Work involves detailed review and analysis of applications for site plan approval, special use permits, certificates of appropriateness, planned developments, landscape plans, map amendments, text amendments, subdivisions and related plans/documents. Assists property owners, developers and citizens; conducts research and studies for zoning, annexation and other issues; develops various types of maps using ESRI ArcGIS 10.1GIS software; develops publications using InDesign and provides staff assistance to advisory boards and the public. Work involves providing technical guidance with considerable public contact on issues requiring judgment, firmness, and tact. Work is supervised by the Development Assistance Director.

The employee oversees and coordinates the activities of the Hendersonville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC) and, as needed, the Planning Board; serves as staff liaison to the HHPC. Enforces the City’s zoning and historic preservation ordinance. Creates high quality cartographic materials to be used by city staff, elected officials, board members, commissioners and the public. Maintains the official City of Hendersonville GIS data sets and maps. Completes grant applications and oversees grant proposals. Performs other related duties as required.

The employee should have knowledge of historic preservation philosophies, principles, laws and regulations. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community and economic development and public sector planning. Knowledge of governmental laws, programs, and services pertinent to the community and economic development and planning processes. Knowledge of the environmental and socio‑economic implications of the planning process. Knowledge of grant administration. The employee should have the ability to provide leadership to committees and staff and work collaboratively with various people. Skill in creation and maintenance of spreadsheet, databases and websites and ability to prepare comprehensive reports and studies. Skill in prioritizing and scheduling complex long term goals across multiple timelines. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community groups, federal, state, regional, and City officials, and the general public.

Salary: The position is in pay grade 15 with a hiring salary of $40,696, depending on qualifications. Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity. FLSA status: Non-exempt.

Education: The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Landscape Architect, Geography or similar related field.

Experience: One (1) to four (4) years of responsible professional planning experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in planning in the public sector which will provide for the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to adequately perform the essential duties. AICP certification preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

To apply: Upload a resume ,cover letter and completed City of Hendersonville application  or mail/bring to: Human Resources, City Hall, 145 5th Ave. E, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Resumes may be submitted with the application but not instead of application. This position will remain open until filled. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

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Property Maintenance Worker I

As part of the Public Works Department, a Property Maintenance Worker I performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks related to the maintenance, repair and rehabilitation of City parks and public grounds. The employee performs routine manual labor in the maintenance and upkeep of public facilities, buildings and all city streets for leaf and snow removal.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Property Maintenance Supervisor.

The employee operates push or riding mower and weed eater to mow and maintain city properties to include cemetery, turf and athletic field’s maintenance, building and facility grounds; trims trees and bushes. Operates mowing tractor with attachments to bush hog and mow rights-of-way. Operates leaf blower or leaf rack to collect leaves; operates leaf vacuum to collect leaves. Places and distributes mulch at city buildings and facilities and performs related landscaping work. Cleans and maintains work area and buildings Collects brush and tree limbs and shreds using gas powered wood chipper. Rides on truck to pick up and dispose of residential leaves and yard waste. Assists with set-up, tear-down and clean for city sponsored special events. Performs related tasks as required.

The employee should have a working knowledge of hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned area of work.  Ability to operate light and medium equipment. Skill in the use of equipment to which assigned. Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods.  Ability to follow instructions and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Work is defined as heavy work requiring physical exertion of more than 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or more than 50 pounds of frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Work is performed primarily in outside environmental conditions including extreme heat and cold with snow and ice .Work may be in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, manhole and other small places. The employee will be subject to be recalled to work, including nights and weekends.

The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. One (1) to three (3) years’ experience in general maintenance of facilities and buildings. A valid driver’s license is required. Preferred qualifications: Class H and L pesticide license, flagger, CPR and chainsaw safety training.

Salary: The position is in a pay grade 6 with a starting salary of $26,233. Upon successful completion of a six month probationary period the salary will move to $27,545. Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.  FLSA status: Non-exempt.

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

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 School Crossing Guard

The City of Hendersonville is seeking applicants for a School Crossing Guard. 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.


  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.

The rate of pay is $25.00 per hour.

To apply: Applications may be obtained at the Police Records department within City Hall or upload a completed City of Hendersonville application 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. This position will remain open until filled. The City of Hendersonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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