You will be asked to provide your name, address, contact information, education, employment history, and references (please include phone numbers for previous employment and references). You are given the option to upload a resume and certificates in addition to your application.
The more information you provide, the easier it will be to effectively evaluate your skills, abilities and qualifications. Incomplete applications may be rejected so please be thorough. Your resume may be included as a supplement to your application but cannot replace any information required on the application.
The City of Hendersonville takes your privacy seriously. All information is on a secure web server. Only Human Resources and designated hiring managers who are authorized to review applications for specific job openings will have access. The City of Hendersonville does not share its database with other organizations.
New, full-time employees shall be eligible for the hiring bonus program in one-time bonus pay.
$4,000 for candidates hired on or after July 1, 2022. Distribution schedule: 1/3 upon completion of the hiring process. 1/3 upon successful completion of 6-month review (meets or exceeds expectations). 1/3 upon successful completion of 1-year review (meets or exceeds expectations). $1,000 referral bonus provided to referring employee if applicable.
Existing employees who refer or recruit a new full-time employee into an open position will be eligible for the recruitment one-time bonus. To be eligible for a recruitment bonus the referring employee’s name must be submitted by the candidate. Once the candidate successfully completes the 6-month review, listed above, the referring employee will receive their bonus.
List your complete employment history for the past ten years starting with your most recent employer. List all positions held, including military experience, part-time, summer, and/or volunteer work; do not omit any employers. Explain any gaps in employment. You must include job-related duties on your application even if you have included a resume.
No, you must apply by going to the career site and completing the application. Please make sure you include all relevant education and experience history on your application, or you may be disqualified from the review process.
Yes, however, you must complete separate applications for each position.
Some positions show a closing date, and some remain open until filled. We recommend you complete your application as soon as possible to ensure you are considered.
As with any position, once a closing date has passed or the position has been filled, no applications will be accepted or considered. To avoid missing a deadline, we encourage you to apply early, as we are unable to make exceptions.
After you have submitted your online application, you will receive an email confirmation.
The selection process and timelines will vary by position. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and submit complete applications will be considered. The selection process may include tests and/or panel interviews. Candidates participating in the hiring process will be notified via email of the outcome.
Public computers are available at the Henderson County Public Library. Family and friends may also have Internet access available for you to use.
If you do not already have an email address, free email is available through several providers. Each individual applicant must have a unique email address.
You may also call our HR Department at (828) 697-3003 to schedule an appointment for assistance.