UPDATED: May 13, 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. 

Fire Department



The City of Walterboro has (2) openings for a Firefighter in the Fire Department. 

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform general fire duties related to the protection of life & property
  • Respond to calls for service
  • Exercise sound judgement in preforming driver/operator duties & fire suppression
  • Participates in fire prevention, inspection activities, equipment maintenance, and training
  • Work with supervision to produce the best results possible and in accordance with City policies & procedures



  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to Colleton County
  • 18 years old or older and possess a valid S.C. driver’s license
  • High school graduate or GED equivalent required
  • Must have successfully completed or have the ability to complete courses of study at the S.C. Fire Academy
  • Must have or obtain a Class E driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, polygraph, psychological test and background check
  • Must be able to pass the Fire Brigade/Respirator Clearance exam per OSHA regulations 1910.156, 1910-134, 1910.120



  • $24,901 - $30,267 depending upon experience & education



  •  Position open until filled


Police Department

Police Officer

The City of Walterboro has one (1) opening for a Police Officer in the Police Department

Job Duties:

  • Patrols the City of Walterboro to protect life and property

  • Responds to calls for service

  • Enforcesall 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


  • 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


Public Works Department

Truck Driver


The City of Walterboro has one(1) opening for a Truck Driver in the Public Works Department. 

  • The successful candidate 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 and a valid South Carolina CDL-Class A or B license is required.

  • 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)