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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

Irrigation Technician  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $20.03 / Hour

Groundskeeper (Horticulture)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: December 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour

Administrative Services Manager  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: January 4, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $60,603 to $75,000 / Year

Recreation Specialist-James Island  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | James Island Recreation Center
Open Until: December 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour

Route Supervisor (Waste Management)  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Environmental Services Administration
Open Until: December 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $37,917 / Year

PC Support Manager  

Gaillard Center | CHARLESTON, SC
Information Technology | Information Systems
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $55,173 to $60,000 DOQ
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Stormwater Director  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Stormwater | Stormwater
Open Until: January 1, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Compensation Commensurate with experience

Mechanic  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Fleet Management | Fleet Management
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $18.22 to $19.50 / Hour DOQ
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Recreation Specialist-Tennis  

Tennis | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Tennis
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour

Tourism Code Enforcement Officer  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Tourism and Livability | Livability
Open Until: December 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.58 / Hour

Senior Accountant  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections | Finance
Open Until: December 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $50,247 to $55,000 / Year

Finance Director  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections | Finance
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $73,002 to $93,000 / Year DOQ
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Senior Construction Project Manager  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Capital Projects
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $66,461 up to $73,000 DOQ
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Traffic Control Technician  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Traffic & Transportation | Traffic & Transportation
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Tennis Instructor-Seasonal  

Tennis | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Tennis
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.58 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Senior Maintenance Project Manager-Stormwater  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $73,002 to $90,000 / Year DOQ
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Senior Engineering Project Manager-Stormwater  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $73,002 to $90,000 / Year DOQ
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Director - Public Service  

Gaillard Center | CHARLESTON, SC
Public Service | Public Service Administration
Open Until: December 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Compensation Commensurate with experience
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Maintenance Worker  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | James Island Recreation Center
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.10 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Lifeguard (year round p/t position)  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / 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: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Recreation Leader Naturalist  

Tiedemann Nature Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Programs/Playgrounds
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.18 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Construction Worker  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Snack Bar Worker-Bee's Landing  

Bee's Landing Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Bee's Landing Recreation Center
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

CIVIL ENGINEER II – STORMWATER  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $55,173 to $60,000 DOQ
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Lead Groundskeeper (Athletics/Ballfields)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.12 / Hour

Snack Bar Worker @ James Island Rec. Center  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | James Island Recreation Center
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Horticulture-Quality Assurance Technician  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $41,666 / Year
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Recreation Leader-Arthur Christopher Community Center  

Arthur Christopher Community Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Arthur Christopher Community Center
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour

Groundskeeper (Athletic Ballfields)  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.75 / Hour

Gymnastics Recreation Instructor  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Gymnastics
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.10 / Hour

CDL Class A Required-Heavy Equipment Operator  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.58 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Recreation Specialist-Part-Time   

Varies | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Athletics
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Park and Tree Administrator  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $60,603 to $66,663 / Year
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Animal Control Officer  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Police | Police
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.09 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Automotive Service Technician  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Fleet Management | Fleet Management
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour

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

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.67 to $17.00 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Duty Officer (Part-Time)  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.74 / Hour

CDL Driver   

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.45 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

Automotive Service Technician (Police)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Police | Police
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.

NCIC Duty Officer "Multiple openings available"  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: December 21, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.09 / Hour
Status: Closes on above date or until position is filled.
Details: Open Until Filled

Police Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: December 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges
Details: Open Until Filled