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Career Opportunities


The City of Cherryville is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of:

Age, Color, Creed, National Origin, Political Affiliation, Race, Religion or Disability or Sex. 

Cherryville Fire Department 

The City of Cherryville will be accepting applications for the position of Firefighter / Driver-Engineer for Cherryville Fire Department.  Minimum Requirements: A high school diploma or GED, FFI and FFII or NC Firefighter certification, EMT Basic certification, EVD certification and Hazardous Materials Level I Responder certification. Job may require employee to return to work for emergencies or training.  Must have Class B Driver’s License or be willing to obtain within 6 months and must complete the CFD Driver Program. 


Benefits include state retirement, paid insurance, longevity pay, overtime, paid vacation and paid sick time. Applications can be picked up at City Hall at 116 South Mountain Street, Cherryville or print an application at  Position will be open until filled. Starting Salary: $44,500.  The City of Cherryville is an equal opportunity employer.

Public Works Department

The City of Cherryville is offering an employment opportunity within the Public Works Department, specifically in the street division, with potential assistance in other departments as needed. Responsibilities include maintenance, construction, and repair of city streets and right of ways. This role involves operating various equipment and tools under the supervision of the street and sanitation superintendent, requiring work in diverse weather conditions. A high school diploma or equivalent is required, along with a valid driver’s license (Class A/B CDL preferred but not mandatory). Applications are available at City Hall, 116 South Mountain Street, Cherryville, NC.   Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. or online at The position will remain open until filled, and the City of Cherryville is committed to equal employment opportunities.


Police Officer Position 

The City of Cherryville Police Department is accepting applications for full time police officer. Duties include, Patrolling; Investigating crimes; Traffic control; Apprehending suspects; Operating a patrol vehicle or walking to observe for violations, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order; Responding to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; Assist citizens by supplying information or advise; Serves warrants and makes arrests, testifies in court; Provides police escorts, investigates automobile collisions; Maintains records and prepares detailed reports; Serves as dispatcher when assigned; Performs related task as required


Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina, an acceptable driving history, and a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the State of North Carolina.


Applicants will also undergo a thorough background investigation including a physical examination, psychological examination, criminal records check and drug screening.


Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at Cherryville City Hall located at 116 South Mountain Street, Cherryville NC 28021.  The City of Cherryville is an equal opportunity employer.

Open until filled 

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