County Offices, Libraries, and Blackburn Construction/Demolition Landfill will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day.
Blackburn Sanitary Landfill and Convenience Centers will remain open.
Catawba County Parks (Bakers Mtn, Riverbend, St. Stephens) will remain open for your enjoyment.

Contact Information

  • Cynthia Eades
  • (828) 465-8383
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:25 Government Drive Newton, NC 28658


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 critical illness 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-term disability plan at no cost to employee
  • Long-term disability plan available at group rates
  • Individual and group retirement counseling