About Catawba County Government

Situated in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and bordered by the Catawba River, Catawba County offers the hospitality and connectivity of a mid-sized community with convenient access to area amenities and North Carolina’s scenic outdoors. We are an ideal home for those with a sense of adventure and a heart for hard work.

Our community’s work ethic is reflected throughout our organization: if it can be done, we’ll do it. If we can improve it, it’ll get better. And if we can do it together, it’ll be the best it can possibly be. We invite you to join our team in Catawba County, where we are dedicated to Making. Living. Better. – for our employees, our community, and our future – every day.

Our Departments

Catawba County Government and its 1,100 employees are a service organization that works for the residents of Catawba County.

Below is a sampling of the 16 different departments that serve Catawba County citizens.

Our Core Values

Catawba County Government works for the citizens of Catawba County. We are more than a service organization; we are people dedicated to serving our community in ways that reflect the inherent values we hold true to ourselves. We embody our roots as doers by continually striving to do the best job possible for our residents and our community every single day. Our approach to this work is guided by our shared commitment to four core values:

  1. Doing What's Right: Integrity, Respect, Transparency, Professionalism
  2. Doing What Matters Most: Service to Others, Initiative, Empowerment, Prioritization, Authenticity
  3. Doing It Together: Teamwork, Inclusion, Stewardship, Empathy, Patience
  4. Doing It Well: Innovation, Accountability, Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement


Why We Work Here...


Our Opportunities

The Catawba County Government is a highly diversified organization with a wide spectrum of opportunities among our 16 different departments.

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