The City of Charlotte is hiring: Bring your talents to the first citywide career fair

Britt Clampitt
brittany.clampitt@charlottenc.gov
9/5/2018

​CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2018) – The City of Charlotte invites job seekers from across Charlotte and beyond to explore exciting career options within city government and the opportunity to make a difference in the community.

The first citywide Choose Team Charlotte City Career Fair will take place on Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St.

About the Choose Team Charlotte City Career Fair

The Charlotte Convention Center is just a few blocks away from the Charlotte Transportation Center and right off of the LYNX Stop at Third Street. For attendees who are driving, parking will be available at NASCAR Hall of Fame.

At the career fair, individuals will have access to information about professional, administrative, public safety, technical, clerical, skilled and labor careers with the City of Charlotte. Jobs will be divided into these functional categories at the event rather than by department.

Available positions are listed on the city's website now and applicants are encouraged to apply in advance. As an added benefit, hiring managers will be at the fair to share specific positions and conduct interviews. There will be a limited number of stations will set up for those who want to apply online at the career fair.

How to prepare

  1. Browse current openings and apply before the career fair. Jobs are currently posted to www.charlottenc.gov/jobs. Then click "Browse Jobs." From there, click on a position that interests you. If the top of the page reads "Team CLT Career Fair Featured Job," you can apply in advance and meet a hiring manager at the career fair.
  2. Bring copies of your résumé, if applicable.
  3. Bring information you may need to apply for a job such as employment history, job references or a digital copy of your résumé for a specific job, if applicable. Remember, there will be a place to apply at the career fair.

Why choose Team Charlotte?

The City of Charlotte is a great place to work and employees have the opportunity to build strong communities where people live, work and play. The city also provides a competitive health care, retirement and benefits package.

New employees will join a workforce of more than 8,000 members who serve the community through a variety of professions.

Heather Bolick comes from a family of public servants and currently works for the city as an energy and sustainability coordinator in the Engineering & Property Management department.

"Team Charlotte has given me the opportunity to not only be a public servant, but to live my passion, which is sustainability and energy conservation," Bolick said.

You can join Heather and also be a part of Team Charlotte. Join our winning team. Find more information on www.charlottenc.gov/careerfair.

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