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Job Application

Click here to download our job application.  Open the application in Adobe Reader for an editable form.

Instructions for submitting an application and a list of required additional materials is in each job posting. You are welcome to drop off your completed application in person or fill out a written application at our headquarters, unless noted otherwise.

Foothills Regional Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

Current Openings

Executive Director

The Foothills Regional Commission, a regional economic and community development and human services Commission (Council of Governments) is seeking an innovative, energetic, and seasoned professional to serve as its next Executive Director. The Commission is headquartered in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, and serves Polk, Rutherford, McDowell, and Cleveland Counties as well as 34 municipalities in those counties. The Commission is seeking a candidate with outstanding leadership, management, analytical, and communication skills. For more information about the position, please click here. The position is open until filled with First Review commencing on January 3, 2022.

Please send resume, cover letter and application (found on the website) to [email protected]. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.


Foothills Regional Commission is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and organizational needs.



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