Employment Opportunities

The City of Bessemer City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Joshua Ross

City Clerk / Human Capital Officer & Economic Development Officer City of Bessemer CityAdministration Department: Development Services Division
132 West Virginia Avenue Bessemer City, North Carolina 28016 704-729-6505

It is the policy of the City to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunity. The City shall select employees on the basis of the applicant’s qualifications for the job and award them, with respect to compensation and opportunity for training and advancement, including upgrading and promotion, without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Applicants with physical disabilities shall be given equal consideration with other applicants for positions in which their disabilities do not represent an unreasonable barrier to satisfactory performance of required duties with or without reasonable accommodation.



Bessemer City is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Lead Treatment Plant Operator

The City of Bessemer City is seeking highly qualified, professional and motivated applicants for the position of Lead Treatment Plant Operator at the Bessemer City Water Treatment Plant.

Positions Title:

Lead Treatment Plant Operator


Plans, organizes and directs plant operations and process control,  laboratory analysis, and preventive maintenance and repair of plant equipment and facilities and related pumping stations; supervises and participates in making chemical adjustments to plant processes; oversees distribution system sampling and laboratory analyses.

Participates with management in planning for current and future capacity needs and plant modifications for increased efficiency or regulatory compliance.

Researches and recommends strategies for meeting new regulatory requirements; assists with planning and implementation of sludge disposal program.

Establishes, maintains, and analyzes a variety of reports as required and as needed for effective management decision-making.


Certified level B for surface water treatment.

Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Salaries and Benefits:

Salary: Salary range is $16.80 to $17.50 /hourly dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Benefits: employer-paid health, dental, vision, 401(k), retirement, short-term disability, and life insurance for employees.

Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 132 West Virginia Avenue, Bessemer City, NC 28016 or online at www.bessemercity.com/employment-opportunites.

Please submit applications to:

City of Bessemer City
Attn: Josh Ross, Human Capital Officer
132 West Virginia Avenue
Bessemer City, NC 28016

Or email to jross@bessemercity.com

Cover letters and resumes not required but preferred.


Open until filled.