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Lynn Walker
Personnel Specialist

Applications are accepted only for current position openings.

If you are unable to download an application, you may request one by writing to City of Greenwood, Personnel, P.O. Box 40, Greenwood, SC 29648 or by calling 864-942-8414.

City of Greenwood
Attention: Personnel
PO Box 40
Greenwood, SC 29648

The City of Greenwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive wages and excellent benefits to its employees. If you would like to apply for any position listed below, download the Employment Application, complete and print it, and mail it, along with a resume if applicable to:

The City of Greenwood has approximately 180 employees, both full and part time. The City offers a variety of administrative, public safety, technical, clerical, skilled, and general labor positions. All final candidates are required to pass both a pre-employment physical and drug test.


POLICE OFFICER - Click for full job description

The City of Greenwood is accepting applications for certified police officers.  Applicants who are currently certified by the SCCJA as Class 1 Law Enforcement Officers are eligible for a $1,500 hiring bonus, payable in three installments.  Salaries range from $30,784 to $38,542 depending on training and experience.  Additional benefits include health insurance, SC Police Officers Retirement, and educational incentive pay.  Applicants must successfully pass an oral interview process, drug test, medical exam, psychological screening, and background investigation.  For more information, please contact our Personnel Office at 864-942-8414,, or visit  The City of Greenwood is an equal opportunity employer.


Plans Examiner/Building Inspector - Reviews plans for all new construction within the joint City/County of Greenwood Building Inspection Department to determine compliance with appropriate building codes.  Conducts field inspections of soils, foundations, framing, plumbing, heating, life safety provisions, fire suppression systems, light, ventilation and sanitary provisions for compliance with appropriate codes.  Preference of five years commercial electrical experience or minimum two years as a commercial electrical inspector; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must obtain International Code Council Plans Examiner Certification within one year of appointment to this position. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, possess a high school diploma or GED, and have a valid SC Driver’s License. 

The above stated positions take into consideration any equivalent training or experience.  The City of Greenwood is an equal opportunity employer.   



Under general supervision; performs a variety of clerical and specialized technical tasks associated with the zoning, building permit application, and plan review process in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations. Performs a variety of other routine clerical duties and provides assistance to the Building Official, coworkers, Joint City/County Planning Office staff, Joint City/County Engineer Office staff, and the general public as required. Ensures that International Building Code and International Residential Code guidelines, rules and regulations are adhered to along with departmental policies and procedures. Reports to the Building Official. 

Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED; an Associate’s degree preferred in business or related studies, with a minimum of 3 years experience in customer service and permit processing, or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Applicant must possess and maintain valid certification from the International Code Council as a Permit Technician. If this certification is not currently held, it must be obtained within one year of employment start date. Must possess and maintain a valid South Carolina driver’s license. The City of Greenwood is an equal opportunity employer.