Human Resources

Employment Opportunities


Due to the current outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) it has become necessary for the City of Mount Holly to take certain steps for the sake of protecting the public and its employees. Much like other jurisdictions throughout the country, there are certain protocols that are being instituted and implemented.

City Hall is now closed to the public, effective immediately.
To submit an application, please use the drop box located next to the Police Department at 400 E. Central Avenue. 

Please submit the completed application along with resume and cover letter to the attention of

Susan Allen, Human Resources Director
P.O. Box 406
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Fax to 980-277-5420 or email to

You can download the application here

Recreation Aide (part-time)

We are currently seeking to fill the position of Recreation Aide (part-time, fewer than 20 hours per week). The Recreation Aide conducts a variety of programs and activities in a recreation center or similar facility; performs related duties as required.

This position implements the programs and activities held at a recreation center including activities for youth and adults. This employee is also responsible for the maintenance of the facilities and assuring that the necessary equipment is available for patrons. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor.

Applications can be downloaded by clicking on the link located on the right side of ths page, or obtained at the City of Mount Holly Municipal Building, 400 E. Central Ave., Mt. Holly. Mailing address PO Box 406, Mt. Holly NC 28120. EOE.

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Police Officer

HS Grad with BLET certificate and valid driver license. Competitive salary with incentives for education and certification levels. Subject to pre-employment physical, psychological testing, polygraph testing, criminal background checks & credit report required. To apply or for more information refer to the police department page of this website, downloadable documents and complete the MHPD Application Package, Employee Information/Application, State Form F3 and Credit Authorization. Mailing address; P.O. Box 406, Mount Holly, NC 28120, Attn: HR. The City of Mount Holly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs fire prevention and firefighting activities to protect and safeguard lives and property; performs related duties as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: A Firefighter-EMT is responsible for performing hazardous tasks relating to fire suppression and prevention under emergency conditions and providing first responder services. This position calls for the employee to be able to drive both support vehicles and fire engines. Orders of superiors must be executed promptly and efficiently. A Firefighter must readily become familiar with modern fire-fighting and life-saving methods and procedures after entrance on duty in order to perform tasks progressively increasing in difficulty. The work requires strict adherence to departmental rules and regulations. Superiors make assignments of specific tasks and indicate methods and procedures to be followed. Assignments may be made through either oral or written instructions. The work is closely inspected in progress and upon completion.

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Also see this link in addition to the job description.


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs communications and varied clerical work for the police function in the community; performs related duties as required. 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class receives incoming routine and emergency calls, dispatches and maintains contact with police units, and calls other agencies for mutual aid as required. Operates dispatch equipment, computer terminal connected to the Division of Criminal Information (DCI) and the National Crime Information Center. Work also involves the performance of detailed record-keeping, monitoring alarms and data entry of police reports. Work requires frequent public contact that requires tact, firmness and decisiveness and judgment in obtaining necessary information from people who are under stress and choosing appropriate courses of action. Work is performed in accordance with department policy and state and federal law, supplemented with specific directions from sworn personnel. Work is normally performed under the supervision of a Sergeant and is evaluated through observation, monitoring of radio communication, discussion and review of reports.

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If an application has previously been submitted to a different fax number, please contact Human Resources at 704-951-3031.

Susan Allen

Human Resources Director
Phone (704) 951-3003
Fax (704) 951-3059

Hannah Rayburn

Human Resources Coordinator
Phone 704-951-3031

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