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POLICE OFFICER - Click for full job description
The City of Greenwood is accepting applications for police officers. Salaries range from $30,784 to $38,917 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, polygraph examination, and background investigation.

FIREFIGHTER (Probationary): Under general supervision, controls and extinguishes fires, protects life and property and maintains all fire equipment.  Completes records and reports as required.  Assists in educating the public regarding fire prevention and safety. Performs facilities and grounds maintenance duties.  Reports to a Company Officer and/or Shift Commander. High school degree or equivalent with a willingness and ability to train in firefighting/rescue methods and procedures with the expectation of having or acquiring Firefighter 2 and Hazmat Tech certification(s) from a Fire School/Academy within the first year of employment.  Applicants must be 18 years old and possess a valid SC Driver's License.  Starting Salary without experience $28,080.

PUBLIC WORKS: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR:  Under general supervision operates several types of heavy and power construction equipment such as front loader, rear loader, side loader, dump truck, tractor, back hoe, front end-loader, etc. in performance of City related assignments. Performs other miscellaneous duties including landscaping, carpentry work, equipment, etc., as assigned.    Is responsible for general maintenance of the truck such as refueling and washing (interior and exterior).  High school graduate with six to twelve months of experience as a truck/heavy equipment operator or closely related position; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid South Carolina Commercial Driver’s License. (CDL).  Salary range: $26,873.60 - $37,585.60.

PUBLIC WORKS CREWMAN:  Under general supervision, performs general maintenance duties to enhance and maintain the streets and right of ways within the City including leaf and limb collection, mowing grass, planting flowers, weed removal, patching potholes, repairing sidewalks, installing and repairing street signs, event setup and other duties as assigned.    High school degree or equivalent with some knowledge in the field of lawn maintenance or construction preferred; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties.  Applicants must possess a valid SC Driver's License.  Salary range: $21,424 - $29,993.60.

HORTICULTURALIST:  Under general supervision; plans, directs, coordinates, and monitors the care and maintenance of all City-owned parkways, rights-of-way, garden areas, fertilization, irrigation systems and pesticide application to enhance the beauty of the City and to preserve existing natural beauty. Plans, schedules and assigns work; instructs workers in correct methods and procedures; trains workers in safe operation of equipment; monitors and inspects work in progress to ensure continuity and timely completion of work.  Reports to the Public Works Director.  A High School education with three to five years of horticulture experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.  Must possess and maintain a valid South Carolina driver’s license.  Salary range: $30,555.20 - $42,785.60


For more information on job openings, please contact our Personnel Office at 864-942-8414,

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



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 or emailing Lynn Walker, Personnel Specialist.

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:

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

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.

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