UPDATED: October 19, 2016

The City of Walterboro only accepts applications for open positions. 

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for instructions on submitting applications and for a link to our applications. Please do not submit applications directly to the department. 

Parks Department

Laborer/Park Attendant


The City of Walterboro has one (1) opening for a Laborer/Park Attendant in the Parks Department. 

  • The successful candidate will be under general supervision and will be responsible for edging, weed eating, trail maintenance, removing trash, maintaining appropriate equipment etc. 
  • Landscaping & irrigation experience preferred but not necessary. 
  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent with a valid S.C. Driver’s License. 
  • Candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Police Department

Police Officer

The City of Walterboro has one (1) opening for an officer in the Patrol Division.

Job Duties:

  • Patrols the City of Walterboro to protect life and property
  • Responds to calls for service
  • Enforces  all federal, state and local laws as well as city ordinances
  • Provides testimony and prepares documents relating to the adjudication of cases in court
  • Apprehends and arrest criminal suspects and law violators
  • Maintains order and public safety
  • Performs duties related to law enforcement work as required
  • Work with supervision to produce the best results possible



  • Be a citizen of the United States and a High School graduate
  • 21 years old or older and possess a S.C. drivers license
  • Must have sucessfully completed or have the ability to complete courses of study at the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy
  • Must possess skill in using firearms and in the operation of a motor vehicle
  • Must possess skill in dealing firmly, tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Must have the ability to prepair clear and concise reports
  • Must live or be willing to relocate to Colleton County
  • Must be able to pass a polygraph, psychological test, credit check, thorough background investigation, and pre-employment drug screen



  • Salary: $32847 Negotable depending on experience and education

      $33504  after F.T.O. completion

  • Take home car
  • Overtime Pay / Off - duty court pay
  • Tort Liability Insurance
  • S.C. Police Officers Retirement Plan
  • Paid membership in the S.C. Law Enforcement
  • College Tuition Reimbersment program


Please do not submit applications directly to the department.  See below for instructions on applying for a position.


Public Works Department

Truck Driver


The City of Walterboro has two (2) openings for a Truck Driver in the Public Works Department. 

  • The successful candidates will drive and operate a truck for the collection of yard debris. May perform ground and street maintenance as required.

  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent

  • South Carolina CDL-Class A or B license is required. Please submit a 10 year driving record.

  • Salary based upon experience.

  • The successful candidate must pass a drug screen & background check.







Application Procedures:

  • The City of Walterboro requires that you submit credentials on its Employment Application form. You may attach a resume to the Employment Application form however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.
  • Applications must be signed and have all fields filled in.
  • Please note that you MUST apply for an open position. We cannot consider applications and resumes that are submitted without indicating the position for which you are applying.
  • Please do not submit applications directly to the department you are applying with.

Employment Applications are available for download by clicking one of the links below.  Additionally, employment applications may be obtained from the Personnel office, by calling (843) 782-1064 or by email

You may apply by mail, email, fax or in person at the address below unless otherwise indicated.

City of Walterboro

Attn: Angela Roberson
248 Hampton Street 
Walterboro, SC 29488
Phone: (843) 782-1064
Fax: (843) 549-1046


The City of Walterboro is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Please click on the following links for applications:

City of Walterboro ApplicationWORD(.doc)/ADOBE(.pdf)  (REGULAR APPLICATION)

/Data/Sites/1/media/police-application.pdf (POLICE APPLICATION)