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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

Construction Foreman (Asphalt Crew)  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks
Open Until: December 11, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.43 - $19.19

Garbage Collector  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: December 11, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.00/ Hour

Garbage CDL Operator I *$700-Sign On Bonus  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Garbage
Open Until: December 11, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.93 - $19.19

Construction Worker   

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Streets & Sidewalks
Open Until: December 11, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.00/ Hour

Trades Master - Plumbing  

Parks | Charleston, SC
Parks | Parks Department
Open Until: December 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $21.68 - $23.20

Application Support Specialist  

Gaillard Center | Charleston, SC
Information Technology | Information Systems
Open Until: December 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $54,587 - $57,317

Trash Operator I  

2150 Milford Street | Charleston, SC
Public Service | Trash
Open Until: December 11, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.29 - $17.43

Data Analyst  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: December 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $21.69 - $21.85

Adult / Youth: Recreation Specialist P/T  (Open Positions: 2)

Recreation Athletic Fields | Charleston, SC
Recreation | Athletics
Open Until: December 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $13.00/ Hour

Director of Planning, Preservation, and Sustainability  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability Department | Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability
Open Until: December 25, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST

Clerk of Council  

City Office | Charleston, SC
Clerk of Council | City Council
Open Until: December 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience

Duty Officer  

Police Department | Charleston , SC
Police | Police
Open Until: December 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.81 - $15.84

Assistant Trades Master  

Varies | Charleston, SC
Parks | Construction
Open Until: December 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.29