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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Charleston!

Please use the links on this page to view current job openings with the City. The City only accepts applications for positions that are currently open and advertised. 

Please note that positions will be closed on the later of the 5th business day or the date on which sufficient minimally qualified applications are received. To avoid disappointment please submit your application as soon as possible. 

Our online employment site allows applicants to easily search and apply for open positions. The City of Charleston prefers that you apply via our online employment application.

Notice: If you are applying for any position with the Police Department you are required to use the online employment application.**
 

If you are unable to apply online, you may pick up an application from the Department of Human Resources at 75 Calhoun Street, Suite 3600 Charleston, SC 29401 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by clicking the link below. Applications must be submitted by the closing date on our employment opportunities page.

Selective Service
Local ordinance requires that male applicants between the ages of 18-26 who seek employment with the City of Charleston shall submit documentation evidencing registration with the Selective Service System or documentation evidencing exemption from such registration.

Individual applicants with special needs are requested to contact Human Resources at 843-724-7388 so that reasonable accommodations may be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The City of Charleston is an equal opportunity employer.


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Job Openings

Garbage Collector  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.49 per hour

Gymnastics Recreation Instructor-Part-Time  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Gymnastics
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.72 per hour

Garbage CDL Driver/Loader *$700-Sign On Bonus  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.58 to $17.92 Per Hour

Maintenance Carpenter  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Parks | Construction
Open Until: October 25, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.94 per hour

Technical Review Committee Coordinator  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability Department | Zoning
Open Until: October 25, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $44,142 per year

Motor Equipment Operator 1  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.49 per hour

PC Support Manager  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Information Technology | Information Systems
Open Until: October 25, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $58,352 to $63,456 Per Year

Painter  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Construction
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.49 per hour

Superintendent-Stormwater  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Stormwater | Stormwater
Open Until: October 25, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $63,750 to $70,125 Per Year

GIS 911 Addressing Coordinator  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Information Technology | GIS
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $21.22 Per Hour - Projected Annual: $44,142/Year

Recreation Leader-Playgrounds (Part-time)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Programs/Playgrounds
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour

Senior Construction Project Manager-Professional Engineer  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Parks | Capital Projects
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $73,130 - $82,782 Per Year

Senior Construction Project Manager-Registered Architect  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Parks | Capital Projects
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $73,130 to $82,782 Per Year

Maintenance Technician  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Tourism and Livability | Livability
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.72 per hour

Snack Bar Worker-West Ashley-Bee's Landing  

Bee's Landing Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Bee's Landing Recreation Center
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour

Heavy Duty Mechanic $1,000 Sign on Bonus*   

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Fleet Management
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $21.22 to $23.34 per hour

Traffic Signal Technician  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Traffic & Transportation | Traffic & Transportation
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.49 per hour

Maintenance Worker  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | James Island Recreation Center
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.72 per hour

Stormwater Technician  

Gaillard Center | CHARLESTON, SC
Stormwater | Stormwater
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $40,129 per year
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Assistant Fire Marshal  

Gaillard Center | CHARLESTON, SC
Fire Department | Fire Marshal
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Compensation Information
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Engineer-Site Development Manager  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Engineering
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $69,647 to $85,000 Per Year

CDL Senior Driver (Trash/Vegetative Debris)  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.38 per hour

Roadway Construction Inspection Supervisor  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Engineering
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $44,142 to $47,232 Per Year
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Automotive Service Technician  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Fleet Management
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.54 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Snack Bar Worker @ Daniel Island  

Daniel Island | Daniel Island, SC
Recreation | Daniel Island
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour

Lead Groundskeeper (Athletics/Ballfields)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.79 Per Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Parking Enforcement Officer   

Varies | Charleston, SC
Traffic & Transportation | Parking Management Services
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 08:00 AM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.72 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Recreation Specialist (Part-Time)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Athletics
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.54 per hour

Traffic Control Technician  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Traffic & Transportation | Traffic & Transportation
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.54 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

CDL Driver   

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.23 Per Hour

NCIC Duty Officer "Multiple openings available"  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: October 25, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.94 per hour

CDL-Jet Vactor Operator  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Stormwater | Stormwater
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.53 per hour

Construction Crew Leader  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Stormwater | Stormwater
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.49 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Arborist  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Parks Department
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.49 per hour

Tennis Instructor-Seasonal  

Tennis | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Tennis
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.53 per hour

Horticulturist  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.53 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

CDL Class A-Heavy Equipment Operator ($1,000 Sign on Bonus*)  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Stormwater | Stormwater
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.53 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Construction Worker   

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Animal Control Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.94 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Lifeguard (year round p/t position)  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour

Groundskeeper (Athletic Ballfields)  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.25 Per Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Lead Arborist  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.94 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Construction Worker  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Stormwater | Stormwater
Open Until: October 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Police Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: October 31, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges
Details: Open Until Filled