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Cherokee County Assistant Administrator:


Reports to the County Administrator; Responsible for oversight of County operations including management, planning, budgeting, coordination of activities and daily operations.  Assists in complex policy decisions and negotiations.  Interacts regularly with elected officials, including County Council, providing information, updates, and recommendations as necessary. Acts on behalf of the County Administrator in their absence.


  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management or closely related field
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in government
  • Experience with preparing and administering budgets
  • Skill in planning, directing and administering programs
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and spreadsheets
  • Prefer experience in oversight of Public Works Departments
  • Must reside in Cherokee County within one year of hire

This position is a pay grade 22 with an annual salary range of $69,944 to $107,244.


Open until filled.


Circuit Solicitor’s Office Clerk/Worthless Check Unit:

The Circuit Solicitor’s Office is seeking a qualified applicant in the Cherokee County Worthless Check Unit.  The duties for this position include but not limited to, answering phones, data entry, filing and communicating with the public.


  • Prefer an Associate’s Degree in Business or five years office experience
  • Must have a Diploma or GED
  • Must successfully complete a SLED criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Prefer general knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
  • Prefer general knowledge of office equipment and ability to use personal computers



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. 




  • Prefer Real Estate or Tax Assessor’s Office experience
  • 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


 This position is a pay grade 12 with an annual salary range of $26,966 - $35,955.


 Open until filled.





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
  • 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.


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



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