Vacancies

Advisory Boards & Commissions

Are you interested in applying for a vacancy on a board or commission? You must be a resident of Burke County. Download an application to serve on a board or committee (PDF). Completed applications may be emailed to the Clerk or sent by fax to 828-764-9352. An original signature is required on the application.

Adult Care & Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee

Several vacancies exist. Initial terms of appointment are for one year. Training is required and provided by the Western Piedmont Council of Governments through the Aging Support Program.

Contact Christina Franklin, the Regional Ombudsman, at 828-485-4213 for more information.

BURKE COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION

Applications are being accepted for the Burke Co. Parks & Recreation Commission.  Preferred applicants reside in the following elementary school districts and are actively involved in youth sports: 

  • Forrest Hill
  • Glen Alpine
  • George Hildebrand
  • Hildebran / Icard
  • Ray Childers
  • Mull
  • Salem

The Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at noon at the Foothills Higher Education Center in Morganton.  Please contact Treg McGee, Recreation Director, 764-9090, for more information.

City of Morganton - Board of Adjustment

Two vacancies exists on Morganton’s Board of Adjustment. Applicants must reside in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City of Morganton. Terms are for three years. For more information, please contact Phillip Lookadoo at the City of Morganton at 828-438-5260.

City of Morganton - Planning Board

Two vacancies exists on Morganton’s Planning Board. Applicants must reside in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City of Morganton. Terms are for three years. For more information, please contact Phillip Lookadoo at the City of Morganton at 828-438-5260.

COUNCIL ON AGING

Several vacancies exist for at-large positions. Terms of appointment are for three years. For more information, please contact Karen Robinson at 828-381-2187.

JUVENILE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL

One vacancy exists on this Council for a member of the United Way or nonprofit organization. The term of appointment is for two years.

Contact A. J. Coutu at 828-403-1427 for more information.

Voluntary Agriculture Board

One vacancy exists. The term is four years. Contact Lea Ann Branch at 828-439-9727, ext. 3 for more information.

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