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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

Heavy Equipment Operator Foreman (Class A CDL)  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Construction
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $20.03 / Hour

Mechanic  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Fleet Management | Fleet Management
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $18.22 to $19.50 / Hour DOQ

Administrative Clerk  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.10 / Hour

Recreation Leader-Arthur Christopher Community Center  

Arthur Christopher Community Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Arthur Christopher Community Center
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour

Team Gymnastics Instructor  

James Island Recreation Center | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Gymnastics
Open Until: August 31, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $18.22 / Hour

Accounting Manager-General Ledger  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Budget, Finance and Revenue Collections | Finance
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $55,173 to $57,000 / Year

CDL Class A Required-Heavy Equipment Operator  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.58 / Hour

Quality Assurance Technician-Construction/Roadway Inspector  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $41,666 / Year

PC Support Manager  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Information Technology | Information Systems
Open Until: August 20, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $55,173 to $60,000 DOQ

Help Desk Technician II  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Information Technology | Information Systems
Open Until: August 20, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.58 / Hour

Maintenance Technician  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Tourism and Livability | Livability
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.10 / Hour

Duty Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.74 / Hour

Recreation Specialist-Part-Time   

Varies | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Athletics
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour

Snack Bar Worker @ Daniel Island  

Daniel Island | Daniel Island, SC
Recreation | Daniel Island
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.50 / Hour

Greenskeeper @ James Island Municipal Golf Course  

Municipal Golf Course (James Island) | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Municipal Golf Course
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour

Grounds Crew Leader  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.09 / Hour

Senior Construction Project Manager  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Parks | Facilities Maintenance
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $66,461 up to $73,000 DOQ

Park and Tree Administrator  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $60,603 to $66,663 / Year

Animal Control Officer  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Police | Police
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.09 / Hour

Automotive Service Technician  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Fleet Management | Fleet Management
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour

Lead Construction Worker-Great Benefits!  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Parks Department
Open Until: August 24, 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: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.67 to $17.00 / Hour

Duty Officer (Part-Time)  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.74 / Hour

CDL Driver   

Varies | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.45 / Hour

Automotive Service Technician (Police)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Police | Police
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.87 / Hour

Transport Officer (Part-Time)  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Police | Police
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.58 / Hour

Motor Equipment Operator (CDL Permit Required)  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Stormwater
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.74 / Hour

CDL Class A Required-Heavy Equipment Operator  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks/Stormwater
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.58 / Hour

NCIC Duty Officer "Multiple openings available"  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: August 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.09 / Hour
Details: Open Until Filled

Police Officer  

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