Cherokee County is a great place to work!

We are committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or political affiliation. We invite you to explore our available job opportunities.

If you would like to apply for a position within Cherokee County, please download and fill out the application form.

Submit your completed application with your resume and a cover letter to Renee Crocker or Nichole Turner at Cherokee County Human Resources via mail or email.

Job Listings

Part-Time 911 Telecommunication Operators

General duties include but are not limited to performing a variety of routine clerical, administrative and technical work in receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information for law enforcement, fire and emergency agencies. Twelve hour shifts and schedule includes an eight day break every three weeks for the full time positions.


  • Prefer a SC Criminal Justice Academy certificate or able to obtain within (6) months of hire
  • Prefer NCIC and EMD Certification
  • Must successfully complete SLED criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Must be able to type a minimum of 25 words per minute
  • Be available to work holidays, weekends and nights
  • High School Diploma or GED

These positions are a grade 10.

Open until filled

Solid Waste Collections Drivers

Cherokee County is seeking qualified candidates to fill open positions for Solid Waste Collection Drivers. Drivers are responsible for completing daily routes with two collectors to pick up household garbage door to door throughout the County, City of Gaffney and Town of Blacksburg. Must monitor the safety of the crew, perform daily pre and post trip inspections, and report any and all truck maintenance issues.


  • Must have valid CDL Class B license
  • Must be able to learn and follow daily routes
  • Prefer experience with heavy trucks
  • Must successfully complete a drug screen

This position is a pay grade 11 with a minimum annual salary of $24,515.00 - $32,868.

Part Time Deputy Coroner

The Cherokee County Coroner’s Office is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Deputy Coroner. The Deputy works under the direction of the Coroner and duties include but not limited to securing crime scenes, collecting evidence and testifying in court. Professionalism, attention to detail and ability to prioritize under stressful situations is a must. Hours worked are dependent upon need which can include nights, weekends and holidays. Ten hours budgeted per week.


  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Good computer skills (Word and Excel)
  • Good communication skills
  • Must live in Cherokee County
  • Prefer experience in death investigations, law enforcement or forensic science
  • Must have valid SC Driver’s License
  • Must successfully pass a drug screen and background check

This position is a grade 11 with a minimum beginning annual salary of $6,130.80.

Position is open until filled

Landfill Equipment Operator II

Landfill Equipment Operator II


General duties include but not limited to operating heavy equipment, moving debris, maintaining equipment on a daily basis such as cleaning, greasing and fueling.


  • Must have experience with operating heavy equipment
  • Must have transportation to work
  • Must successfully complete a drug screen
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must work two consecutive Saturdays each month



The paygrade for this position is a 10 with a salary range of $22,286 – 34,171.


Open until filled.

Assistant Clerk

Performs a variety of clerical support functions on behalf of the Cherokee County Clerk of Court; processes legal documents; conducts a variety of records management functions; provides customer service to the public.


  • Associates degree or 5 years of related experience
  • Must have excellent organization skills and attention to detail is a must.
  • Time management skills & comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Ability to communicate with public in a professional manner.
  • Post and balance accounts receivable on a daily basis
  • Track cases and compile information for Court
  • Generate emails and answer emails promptly.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Must successfully complete a drug screen


The position is a grade 12 with a salary range of $26,966 - $35,955.                                                                                                                                                      


Position is open until filled.

Cherokee County Human Resources
110 Railroad Ave.
Gaffney, SC 29340

Phone: 864-487-2795
Email: [email protected]

Renee Foxx Crocker, Human Resources Director
Email: [email protected]

Nichole Turner, Human Resources Generalist
Email: [email protected]

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