Apply and register

The City of Charlotte has more than 30 boards and commissions. Citizens who live in Mecklenburg County can volunteer to participate by applying for a vacancy. 

​Outdoor events require a permit from the Charlotte Department of Transportation for use of public property and/or closure of all or portions of one or more public streets.

The City of Charlotte is proud of its diverse workforce and employs more than 7,000 individuals engaged in various exciting professional, administrative, public safety, technical, clerical, skilled and general labor and trades work.

​Thank you for your interest in joining the dynamic family of Mecklenburg County. Mecklenburg Cou​​​​​​​nty is a rewarding place to work, with great benefits and a stimulating work environment.

​In order to register you must be:

  • a U.S. citizen.
  • a resident of North Carolina and Mecklenburg County for 30 days.
  • at least 18 years old.

Individuals who will be 18 by the general election are eligible to register 60 days prior to the associated primary.