Contact Information

  • Cynthia Eades
  • (828) 465-8253
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:25 Government Drive Newton, NC 28658
  • (view all county locations)


Health Care

  • Choice of traditional health insurance plan or a high deductible plan with a health savings account
  • Dental plan includes preventive, routine, non-routine and orthodontia coverage
  • High and low vision plans that include annual eye exam and associated eyeware
  • Tax-free flexible spending account to pay for health expenses
  • Supplemental cancer and heart/stroke insurance plans

Employee Wellness

  • Employee Health Clinic operates 40 hours/week, providing routine and acute care for employees and family members
  • Wellness offerings include reimbursements for gym memberships, incentives for physical activity, on-site nutrition counseling and free exercise classes
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and family members provides confidential counseling to help resolve problems that may affect work or family life

Work Life Balance

  • Generous annual, sick and holiday leave
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Time off for activities that support our local schools
  • Continuing educational assistance
  • Discount tickets to recreational venues
  • Employee appreciation days
  • Tax-free flexible spending account to pay for dependent care

Financial Security

  • Automatic membership in Local Governmental Employees Retirement System
  • County match to 401k supplemental retirement program plus optional 457 supplemental retirement program
  • 1x annual salary in life insurance with additional life and dependent insurance coverage available
  • Short and long-term disability plans at no cost to employee
  • Individual and group retirement counseling