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City of Asheville

HQ: Asheville, NC   |  

"Our Quality of Service, Your Quality of Life" is what we believe at the City of Asheville. More than a thousand employees in more than 250 positions work each day to bring this quality of service to Asheville residents. We are committed to being the employer of choice in the region and the best local government in North Carolina. If you are a seasoned professional or just beginning your career, we encourage you to join our team.


The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family.
The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employer—such as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs.
Benefits offered include:

  • Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed)
  • Nationally recognized disease management programs
  • 5% employer contribution to 401(k)
  • ICMA 457 - voluntary
  • Contributory retirement system (LGERS)
  • 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days
  • 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Sharing Bank
  • Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans
  • Life Insurance (choice of several plans)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • College Savings Program (voluntary)
  • Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary)
  • Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary)


The City of Asheville is committed to delivering an excellent quality of service to enhance the community's quality of life.

Location: City Hall, 6th Floor
Mailing: P. O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802-7148
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Phone: (828) 259-5690