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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. 

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

Bus Driver  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Recreation Department
Open Until: March 29, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.34/Hour

Administrative Clerk  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.75/Hour

Assistant Swim Coach (Part-time)  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Recreation Specialist (Therapeutic Recreation)  

Hazel Parker Playground | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Hazel Parker Playground
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Accounting Manager  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Executive | Municipal Court
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $48,784 to $57,827 / Year

Inventory Control Specialist  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Environmental Services Administration
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Summer Youth Employment Opportunities  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Mayor's Office for Children, Youth, and Families | Summer Youth Employment
Open Until: April 21, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges

Groundskeeper-Athletic Ball Fields  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.25 / Hour

Senior Planner (Preservation)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability Department | Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $48,784/Year

Building Codes Inspector  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Public Service
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges

Service Technician  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Fleet Management | Fleet Management
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Event Planner  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Executive | Cultural Affairs
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $36,813/Year

Recreation Specialist (Monday-Thursday: 8am-3pm)  

Bee's Landing Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Bee's Landing Recreation Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Lead Dockhand  

Maritime Center | Charleston, SC
Maritime Center | Charleston Maritime Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.75/Hour

Traffic Signal Technician  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Traffic & Transportation | Traffic & Transportation
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.34/Hour

Motor Equipment Operator (CDL Permit Required)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.34/Hour

*Summer* Recreation Leader Naturalist-Tiedemann Park Nature Center  

Tiedemann Nature Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Programs/Playgrounds
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.82/Hour

*Summer* Recreation Leader-Playgrounds  

City Playground/Recreation Facility | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Programs/Playgrounds
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

*Summer* Recreation Leader-St. Julian Devine Center  

St. Julian Devine Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | St. Julian Devine Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

*Summer* Recreation Leader-Shaw Community Center  

Shaw Community Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Shaw Community Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

*Summer* Recreation Leader-Arthur Christopher Community Center  

Arthur Christopher Community Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Arthur Christopher Community Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

Summer**Recreation Leader @ Hazel Parker Playground  

Hazel Parker Playground | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Programs/Playgrounds
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

*Summer Tennis Instructor  

Tennis | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Tennis
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.10/Hour

*Summer* Day Camp Counselor-James Island Recreation Center  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | James Island Recreation Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.75/Hour

*Summer* Day Camp Unit Leader-James Island Recreation Center  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | James Island Recreation Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

*Summer* Day Camp Unit Leader-Bee's Landing Recreation Center  

Bee's Landing Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Bee's Landing Recreation Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

*Summer* Day Camp Director-Bee's Landing Recreation Center  

Bee's Landing Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Bee's Landing Recreation Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

*Summer* Day Camp Counselor-Bee's Landing Recreation Center  

Bee's Landing Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Bee's Landing Recreation Center
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.75/Hour

*Summer* Water Safety Instructor   

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: June 2, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.75/Hour

*Summer Lifeguard  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: June 2, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

Combination Building Inspector  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Inspections
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges

Superintendent (Waste Management)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Environmental Services Administration
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $58,838 To $63,000 / Year

Transport Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Water Safety Instructor  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.75/Hour

Board of Architectural Review Administrator-Small (BAR-S)  

Gaillard Center | CHARLESTON, SC
Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability Department | Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $58,837 to $66,000 / Year

Construction Foreman  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.10/Hour

Construction Worker  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

Heavy Equipment Operator  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Lifeguard (year round p/t position)  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00 / Hour

Recreation Specialist-Athletics  

Recreation Athletic Fields | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Athletics
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Driver  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.03/Hour

NCIC Duty Officer "Multiple openings available"  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour
Details: Open Until Filled

CDL Driver/Loader *$700-Sign On Bonus  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.19 to $17.00 / Hour

Animal Control Supervisor  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $40,452 to $43,625 / Year

Animal Control Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: March 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Police Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: April 28, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges
Details: Open Until Filled