Charlotte’s Backyard Job Fair

Find Your Dream Job in Charlotte's Backyard

Cleveland County, North Carolina is home to innovative manufacturing companies that are hiring for everything from entry-level production workers, electrical engineers and robotics specialists, to human resources assistants, and marketing and sales professionals.

Join us at the Charlotte’s Backyard NC Job Fair on April 1, 2023 from 8 am – 12 pm at the LeGrand Center in Shelby to find your craft!

See listings below of some of the jobs available at the Charlotte’s Backyard Job Fair!

Hoke Enterprises

Hoke Enterprises is a full service general contractor, who oversees all aspects of your construction project. Their main priorities are to ensure that your job is completed safely, on time, and according to plan. The leadership team has 100+ years of experience and approaches each project with the goal of providing quality and value to our clients. No matter what size or type of project, the Hoke team will meet and exceed your expectations.

  • Project Manager
  • Superintendent
  • Carpenter

Greenheck Group

Greenheck is an industry-leading manufacturer, who’s focus is to build value in air. They offer the widest range of reliable air movement, control and conditioning equipment available. Then,  do everything to exceed your expectations for on-time delivery, easy installation, and performance. Greenheck has plants located in both Shelby and Kings Mountain, NC.

Greenheck Group

Nippon Electric Glass (NEG) is one of the largest glass fiber manufacturers in the world, with manufacturing and sales in all three major world regions (Americas, Asia and Europe).  The Glass Fiber Division is one of several businesses that make up the global NEG Group – a leading manufacturer of specialty glass, headquartered in Otsu, Japan – that manufactures and sells a broad range of high technology glass products.  NEG has a strong focus on customer satisfaction, technology and social responsibility.  The global NEG Glass Fiber business has a mission of being the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance, high quality glass fiber products, with a focus on investing in the growth of the business in all regions.

STI Fabrics

STI is a family-owned textile manufacturer located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina that has been in continuous operation since 1964. STI is the manufacturer and distributor of Revolution Performance Fabrics, which has become one of the most in–demand performance fabrics in the home furnishings industry.

  • Material Handlers
  • Yarn Service
  • Creelers

City of Shelby

The City of Shelby’s mission is to recruit and retain the most qualified, competent and motivated employees for the City. Affectionately known as the “City of Pleasant Living”, Shelby is located at the confluence of the beautiful rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the bustling Metrolina region of the Carolinas.  The city’s proximity allows easy, convenient access to two international airports – Charlotte-Douglas, a short 50 minute drive and Greenville-Spartanburg, a quick hour and 15 minute drive just over the South Carolina state line.

  • Electric Distribution Technician II
  • Director of Energy Services
  • Field Operations Technician I
  • Police Officer – Part Time
  • Field Operations Technician II
  • Equipment Operator
  • Police Officer – Full Time
  • Housing Maintenance Mechanic
  • Tree Trimmer
  • Mechanic – Garage
  • Park Grounds Maintenance Worker
  • City Attorney
  • Electric Journeyman

NC Works

Looking for a job in North Carolina? NCWorks Career Center will give you the tools you need to succeed. The career center can help you find work, improve your skills and connect you to other resources to help you prepare for interviews and make a good impression on employers. Job-seekers can also register with NCWorks Online to apply for jobs, seek training opportunities, and learn what they need to do to advance their careers.

Foothills Workforce Development Board

The mission of the Foothills Workforce Development Board is to facilitate the delivery of workforce development programs in McDowell, Rutherford, Cleveland and Polk Counties; monitor quality and continuously improve programs; develop and maintain a unified system of delivery; and promote the economic well being of our customers by providing high quality and accessible workforce development programs and related services. Learn more here!