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

Job Listings

Cherokee County Tax Assessor

The Tax Assessor plans, organizes, directs, and implements the departmental activities of the Tax Assessor’s Office. Responsible for properly appraising all real estate in the county, except those under the jurisdiction of the SC Department of Revenue.       

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and at least five years’ experience in property appraisal; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Thorough knowledge of real estate appraisal principles, techniques, procedures and laws and regulations.
  • Experience in supervision of department staff
  • Ad Valorem appraisal experience
  • Experience with computer assisted mass appraisal systems (CAMA).
  • Knowledge and experience with Act 388.

The beginning annual salary range is $80,000 – $95,000.

Open until filled.

Property Lister

The Cherokee County Tax Assessor’s Office is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Property Lister position.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to inspecting new building permits, inspecting reviews, measuring and evaluating all improved and unimproved property and maintaining records and files. 

Qualifications:

  • Prefer Real Estate or Tax Assessor’s Office experience
  • Must earn appraisal license or certification within 2 years
  • Must have computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Prefer customer service experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must successfully pass a drug screen and background check

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.

Recycling CDL Driver

Drive the roll-off recycling truck hauling containers to and from the recycling center.  Sorts and packages recyclable materials.  Responsible for completing routes in a timely manner and performing pre and post trip daily inspections of the truck according to established guidelines. 

  • Must have CDL license with endorsement to drive a manual 8 speed transmission
  • Must be able to lift 10 pounds
  • Ability to deal with the public in friendly and professional manner
  • Must be able to successfully complete a drug screen

Open until filled.

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

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.

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]

Megan Martin, Human Resources Generalist
Email: [email protected]

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