The County maintains an educated workforce. We want our employees versed in the latest job-related technologies, practice and principles.
Cabarrus provides several free opportunities onsite through:
Cabarrus County supports continuing education through professional memberships and trainings.
Select positions offer opportunities for employees to earn certifications related to their jobs.
Cabarrus County offers onsite training for employees on a variety of topics, including:
A full time non-probationary employee is eligible for reimbursement of college courses. The courses must better equip the employee for their assigned duties. The County may reimburse the employee for:
Cabarrus offers an educational incentive to Sheriff’s Office employees in sworn positions:
These employees must be acquiring a degree in Criminal Justice after hire. The County pays the annual incentive as follows:
To receive this incentive:
The County adds the amount above to the employee pay as a pay type. This incentive is only available for:
Cabarrus County offers a language incentive for employees who provide translation services. These services can be provided within their own department or to other areas. Business need must dictate request for these services.
Employees are eligible for an annual incentive of $1,200 added to their salary. To receive this incentive the employee must pass an oral proficiency exam. The County pays for this exam. The employee must pass the exam at an advanced or superior level in the identified language.
The employee must retest every three years to verify language capability.