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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

Traffic Signal Technician  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Traffic & Transportation | Traffic & Transportation
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.34/Hour

Forensic Quality Manager  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: May 19, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $48,784/Year

Fleet Service Technician (Police)  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Recreation Leader-Playgrounds  

City Playground/Recreation Facility | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Programs/Playgrounds
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

Duty Officer (Part-Time)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Police | Police
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.34/Hour

Transport Officer (Part-Time)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Police | Police
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Assistant Finance Director  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections | Finance
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $58,838 to $74,000 / Year

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

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.19 to $17.00 / Hour

CDL Class A Heavy Equipment Operator  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Bus Driver (P/T)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Recreation Department
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.34/Hour

Building Codes Inspector  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Public Service
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges

*Summer* Recreation Leader-Playgrounds  

City Playground/Recreation Facility | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Programs/Playgrounds
Open Until: May 5, 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: May 5, 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: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00/Hour

*Summer Tennis Instructor  

Tennis | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Tennis
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.10/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: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges

Transport Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Water Safety Instructor  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: May 5, 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: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $58,837 to $66,000 / Year

Stormwater Foreman  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.69 / Hour

Lifeguard (year round p/t position)  

Pools | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Aquatics
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.00 / Hour

Recreation Specialist-Athletics  

Recreation Athletic Fields | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Athletics
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.50/Hour

Driver  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: May 5, 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: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour
Details: Open Until Filled

Animal Control Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: May 5, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.65/Hour

Police Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: May 26, 2017 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: View Posting for Salary Ranges
Details: Open Until Filled