EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

          UPDATED: January 20, 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. 

City Manager's Office

Assistant City Manager

 

The City of Walterboro is accepting resumes for an Assistant City Manager.

Job Duties:

  • Under the direction of the City Manager, the Assistant City Manager coordinates all economic development activities for the City to include serving as downtown development manager, supervising the Planning and Codes Department and formulating an incentive package to facilitate business development and redevelopment. 
  • Coordinate special projects, including grant writing and administration, perform budget and policy analysis as directed by the City Manager and to serve as City Manager in his absence.     

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or Business Administration, or related field from an accredited college or university, Master’s degree preferred and two years of related work experience.
  • Valid South Carolina driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Salary range: $57,501-$93,664

How to apply: Applications are available online at www.walterborosc.org.  Submit application and resume to Angela Roberson, Human Resources Specialist, City of Walterboro, 248 Hampton St., Walterboro, SC 29488.   

Deadline: February 20

 

Planning & Codes Department

City Building Official

 

The City of Walterboro has one (1) opening for a full-time City Building Official in the Planning & Codes Department

 

Job Duties:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting all building & construction inspections. Responds to problems requiring immediate attention & follow-up inspections in order to ensure that code violations have been corrected.
  • Administers & enforces various City & State codes or ordinances regulating the construction, use, & occupancy of buildings & structures to ensure compliance. Reviews & inspects plans submitted to the department.

Qualifications:

  • ICC Certified Building Official.  College Degree preferred with seven years experience as an architect, engineer, building inspector, or licensed building general contractor; or any equivalent combination of training & experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, & abilities.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary:

  • Salary range $38,997 - $63,522

 

 

Fire Department

Firefighter

 

The City of Walterboro has (1) opening 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 judgment in performing 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

 

Qualifications:

  • 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

 

Salary:

  • $25,780 - $41,992 depending upon experience & education

 

Deadline:

  •  Position open until filled

 

Parks Department

Laborer/Park Attendant

 

The City of Walterboro has two (2) openings for a Laborer/Park Attendant in the Parks Department. 

Job Duties:

  • The successful candidate will be under the general supervision and will be responsible for edging, weed eating, trail maintenance, removing trash, maintaining appropriate equipment etc. 

Qualifications:

  • 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 Range:

  • $20,490 - $33,376

 

Public Works Department

Equipment Operator

 

The City of Walterboro has an opening for one (1) Equipment Operator in the Public Works Department. 

Job Duties:

  • The successful candidate must be able to drive and operate a tractor or backhoe to perform grass cutting and other related duties.  May perform ground and street maintenance as required.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid South Carolina license is required.  
  • Valid SC CDL required
  • The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen & background check.  

Salary Range:

  • $20,490 - $33,376

 

 

Public Works Department

Truck Driver

 

The City of Walterboro has an opening for two (2) Truck Drivers in the Public Works Department. 

Job Duties

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

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid South Carolina CDL-Class A or B license is required.  
  • The successful candidate must pass a drug screen & background check.  

Salary Range:

  • $20,490 - $33,376

 

Utilities Department

Wastewater Utility Foreman

 

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

Job Duties:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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 Operator License
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Salary Range:

  • $32,387 - $52,755

 

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)