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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

Administrative Clerk  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: January 27, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.75/Hour

Construction Foreman  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: January 23, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.10/Hour

Construction Worker  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: January 23, 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: January 23, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Engineering Technician  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Engineering
Open Until: January 23, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $30,491 / Year

Safety Officer  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections | Safety Management
Open Until: January 23, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $40,452/Year

Greenskeeper @ Charleston Municipal Golf Course  

Municipal Golf Course (James Island) | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Municipal Golf Course
Open Until: January 23, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Collector (Environmental Services/Garbage)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: January 23, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.54 / Hour

Accountant  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections | Finance
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $40,452 to $44,000/Year

Associate Criminalist  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: January 27, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $40,452/Year

Firefighter Trainee  

Fire Department | Charleston, SC
Fire Department | Fire Training
Open Until: February 3, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges

Help Desk Technician  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Information Technology | Information Systems
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Senior Construction Project Manager  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Parks | Capital Projects
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $64,525 to $73,000 / Year DOQ

Recreation Specialist-Athletics  

Recreation Athletic Fields | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Athletics
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Director of Transportation  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Traffic & Transportation | Traffic & Transportation
Open Until: January 27, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Compensation Commensurate with experience

Driver  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.03/Hour

NCIC Duty Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: January 27, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour
Details: Open Until Filled

Records Specialist  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: January 27, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

CDL Driver/Loader *$700-Sign On Bonus  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: January 20, 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: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $40,452 to $43,625 / Year

Mechanic  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.10 to $16.59 /Hour

Animal Control Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Police Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: February 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges
Details: Open Until Filled