Job Placement Services

Job placement assistance is provided through the Student Enrichment Center and the NC Works Career Center.


Susan Long (828 659-0418)) is available in the Student Enrichment Center to share employment opportunities presented to the college by employers. These opportunities are also posted on the “JOBS BOARD” in the Student Commons and shared with faculty, staff and students through email and personal contact. Additionally, there are links provided below.


Susan Long also makes referrals to the NC Works Career Center. Up-to-date job openings are posted and available on-line through resources provided at the NC Works Career Center at 316 Baldwin Avenue in Marion. Short-term employability skills classes are also available to those seeking employment. Students interested in full or part-time jobs are asked to complete a NC Works Customer Profile and have a conference with NC Works staff.


Although employment cannot be guaranteed by McDowell Technical Community College, every effort is made to notify students of job opportunities and assist them in securing positions of employment.


Employers if you would like to have a position listed on this page and shared with students, send an email to with all of the job information in an attachment.
Local Job Listings:

Hwy 55, General Recruitment:

Application process: Apply online at: 

After you submit your application, we will give you a call to schedule a virtual or in-person interview.


Hwy 55, Leadership Recruitment:

Application process: email your resume with the subject line "Marion, NC" to

Interested candidates may apply via:
Indeed: The Learning Collaborative Jobs, Employment in Charlotte, NC/
Email: Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to
Contact information- Tiara Mahoney Paulino:

Clearwater Paper produces a variety of high-quality premium and ultra-premium bathroom tissue, household paper towels, and napkins for major retail outlets throughout the U.S using state-of-the-art technology. Their career website is   Select Shelby NC as the location.

Contact Information:

Cynthia McMoore

Clearwater Paper Corporation.

HR Recruitment Specialist

Shelby, NC


Various opportunities: Ridgecrest
Full and part-time positions available in Guest Spaces, Maintenance, Grounds, Food Service and Guest Services. Apply online at Ridgecrest Conference Center-Current Job Opportunities. For questions, contact 
Accounting Clerk/Inventory Control: TOOLCO
Call 828-652-2273

Must have accounts payable and accounts receivable experience or education courses. Must be dependable, detail oriented and organized. MS Office skills required, especially Excel. Much of the work is performed in our ERP system, so familiarity with ERP software is a plus.

Minimum Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED, accounting coursework desirable

Prefer associates degree in accounting or bookkeeping

Prefer 1year experience with general accounting / bookkeeping skills, including payables and receivables

Prefer 1year experience with inventory management

Accurate, detail oriented and organized, able to complete work without significant oversight

MS Office skill set, especially Excel

Other job duties as assigned.

Accounts Receivable

Accounts Payable

Payroll time reporting



Inventory Control


Customer Relations

    • Strong organizational ability.
    • Cooperative and willing to assist others.
    • Maintains strictest confidentiality
    • Strong attention to detail.

Work Environment

Work is performed in office and shop environment

  • Physical Requirements
    • Job requires lifting of product/supplies ranging from minimal to 35 pounds on occasional basis, and may periodically require it throughout a production shift.
    • Individual will be required to be mobile, with bending, reaching, kneeling, stooping and crouching.

           General Company Responsibilities:

  • Support the Company Mission.
  • Comply with established safety practices, company handbook policies and commit to operational excellence.
  • Time is spent in front of a computer screen keyboarding and manipulation a mouse.
Must be able to work overtime when requested.