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 at Cherokee County Human Resources via mail or email, preferably at [email protected].

Job Listings

Human Resources Generalist

Cherokee County is seeking a qualified candidate for the Human Resources Generalist position.  Areas of responsibility include, but not limited to, processing new hires and terminations, compile and update employee records, assist with the day-to-day operations of the HR office, and give assistance to management with special projects. 

  • Must have excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Prefer experience with benefits (insurance, retirement, etc.)
  • Associates degree or two years equivalent experience
  • Excellent organization skills

Open until filled.

Cherokee County Deputy Assessor

The Cherokee County Tax Assessor’s Office is seeking a qualified South Carolina Certified Real Estate Appraiser to fill a Deputy Assessor’s position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assist in coordinating and supervising the daily operations of the Tax Assessor’s Office, including the listing and appraisal of real property in Cherokee County.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a S.C. Certification as a State Certified Real Estate Appraiser
  • Ad Valorem appraisal experience is preferred
  • Must have excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel
  • This position requires a high school diploma, GED or Specialized vocational training
  • A bachelor’s degree in business or related field is preferred

Salary is dependent on qualifications.  Open until filled.

Voter Registration and Election Board of Cherokee County Full-Time Clerk II

Clerical and administrative support work for the Voter Registration and Election Board of Cherokee County in a fast-paced office environment where accuracy and attention to detail is crucial. Assists in the daily operations, managing election workers, programming and testing voting equipment, and oversee voter registration and records.

  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Work well with the public
  • Hours vary depending on election cycle/some week-end work and long days
  • Obtain and maintain a certification from the SC Election Commission within 18 months of hire
  • Notary or ability to obtain one
  • Ability to learn the SC Election Laws and acquire knowledge of the 911 addressing maps
  • Ability to teach and train others in procedures specific to elections

Open until filled.

Truck/Automotive Equipment Mechanic

Cherokee County is seeking an Truck/Automotive Equipment Mechanic for the Vehicle Maintenance Department.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to, oil changes, repairing brakes and changing tires for county automobiles and trucks. 

  • Must have a minimum of two years’ experience
  • Prefer to have automotive certifications
  • Must successfully complete a drug screen
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license

Open until filled.

Clemson 4-H Youth Development County Agent

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

The beginning hourly rate is $16.50.

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

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]

Visit Cherokee

Learn more about what there is to see and do in Cherokee County!

Events

Get the scoop on what events are being held in the county.

A Clear Vision

Explore our vision for 2037's Cherokee County.