UPDATED: July 19, 2017

The City of Walterboro only accepts applications for available 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. 

Utilities Department

Chief Operator


The City of Walterboro has one (1) opening for a full-time Wastewater Plant Chief Operator in the Utilities Department

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for various activities pertaining to the maintenance & repair of the sewer treatment plant & related equipment including sewer pump station
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum High School Education or equivalent required
  • Vocational/technical training with 1-2 years of experience in wastewater treatment & maintenance, or any equivalent combination of training & experience which provides the required skills, knowledge & abilities
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Applicant MUST have a South Carolina CDL and a level “B” Biological Wastewater
  • Lab experience

Operator License

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Salary based upon experience


Water Department



The City of Walterboro has an opening for a Technician in the Water Department. 

  • The candidate will perform maintenance on the water system, read meters, lawn maintenance around lift stations and other duties as required. 
  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent with a valid S.C. Driver’s License. 
  • Minimum Class B CDL required or obtained in six (6) months. 
  • The successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. 
  • Salary based upon experience. 


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. 
  • Salary based upon experience.


Police Department

Police Officer

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 successfully 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 prepare 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: $32387 Negotiable depending on experience and education

                      $34006 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


How to apply:

  • Applications may be obtained in person at the personnel office located at 248 Hampton St., or online at www.walterborosc.org
  • Completed applications must be submitted either in person at the personnel office, emailed to aroberson@walterborosc.org, or mailed to Angela Roberson, HR Specialist, 248 Hampton St., Walterboro, SC 29488. 



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)