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

Auditor's Office Part-Time Clerk

The general duties will include but are not limited to perform difficult skilled clerical work involving appraisal, listing, and billing of individual and business real and personal property taxes.




  • Requires thorough knowledge of tax appraisal, listing, billing or collection programs, policies and procedures.
  • Requires knowledge of routine accounting principles and practices, and standard office methods and procedures.
  • Must have the ability to make decisions relating to assigned operations with applicable laws and policies.
  • Must have the ability to operate standard office and data entry equipment.
  • Requires good mathematical and communication skills.
  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
  • Preferred Associates Degree or (3) years of considerable experience involving tax listing or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.


This position is a pay grade 11 with a minimum hourly rate of $12.57.


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.


  • 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

Diesel Mechanic

Cherokee County is seeking a qualified Diesel Mechanic capable of completing repairs, inspections, diagnostics and preventative maintenance for the county’s heavy equipment.  Reports to the Diesel Technician Supervisor.


  • Vocational training or experience equivalent
  • Requires diesel mechanics certifications
  • 5-10 years’ experience as a diesel mechanic
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must successfully complete a drug screen


Salary is dependent on qualifications.


Open until filled.


Applications can be obtained at the Cherokee County Personnel Office located at 110 Railroad Ave. Gaffney, 29340 or on the web site,  Applications can be mailed or submitted to the same address or faxed to 864-487-8549.  Cherokee County is an EOE. 

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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