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.

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

Recycling Collector II/Driver

The Cherokee County Recycling Center is seeking a qualified candidate for their Collector/Driver position.  The duties for this position include, but not limited to, driving recycling truck on assigned routes in a timely manner and complete maintenance to truck in accordance to set guidelines.

  • Communicate with the public in a professional manner
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Successfully complete a drug screen

Open until filled.

Equipment Operator II & III

Cherokee County is seeking qualified applicants for an Equipment Operator in the Roads and Bridges Department.  Duties include but are not limited to operating heavy equipment to maintain the counties roads and bridges, and to maintain equipment on a daily basis including cleaning, greasing and fueling. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must successfully complete a drug screen

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.

Financial Coordinator

This position will report the Finance Director but work primarily in the Treasurer’s Office. They will act as a liaison between the two offices.  Responsible for accurately analyzing and auditing operational transactions and activity in an efficient and timely manner.  Duties include but not limited to bank reconciliations, generating external and internal financial reports, coordinating and assisting the Treasurer with projects, and issuing various types of disbursements. 

  • Must have a minimum 3 years accounting experience
  • Prefer a degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word
  • Must have G/L experience (preferably government)
  • Must be well organized and have the ability to multi-task

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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