City of Greer Job Openings


Police Chief

Application Deadline: November 11, 2016

Due to retirement, the City of Greer is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief.  This is a Department Head level position that reports to the City Administrator.

Responsibilities: Plans, directs, implements, and supervises the programs and activities of the Police Department in order to protect citizens and maintain operating effectiveness and efficiency; Supervises department employees which involve such duties as instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, acting on employee problems, selecting new employees, appraising employee performance, recommending promotions, discipline, termination and salary increases; Plans and develops programs for the department; researches problems and develops solutions; reviews daily activity reports; develops and presents training programs in areas of specialty and for officers; teaches various programs and courses; monitors administrative processes. Oversees maintenance and condition of buildings; ensures good condition of jail facilities and prisoners; Performs various public relations duties in order to maintain a good image of the department within the City including answering questions and providing information in need, speaking at public meetings and events, representing the department at public functions and speaking engagements, developing good will and good morale among employees, providing classes for citizens, supervising community police programs, etc.; Works on an on-call basis, seven days a week and twenty-four hours per day.

Job Requirements:  Requires a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or other relevant field, with ten (10) years of experience in law enforcement, some which has been at the management level; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Master’s degree and Graduate of FBI National Academy, preferred.  Must have required Law Enforcement certification from the Criminal Justice Academy. Must possess a valid state issued driver's license.  Must become resident in the Greater Greer area within six (6) months of hire.

Hours:  Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, typical, and additional hours based on circumstances and events.  Exempt employment status.

Salary:  Grade 206 – Salary dependent upon experience; minimum salary $74,115 year. 

Applications are available online or at Greer City Hall (301 E. Poinsett St.) weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The City of Greer is an Equal Opportunity Employer




Application Deadline: October 21, 2016

The City of Greer is currently accepting applications for Telecommunicators in the Fire and Police Departments.

Responsibilities: Answers 911 emergency and non-emergency telephone lines; dispatches calls to responding police and fire units; monitors alarms and other telecommunications equipment; operates SLED/NCIC computer in order to access information and prepares various reports and maintains communication logs.

Job Requirements: High School diploma or GED.  Must be able to successfully complete the E911 training class and become certified by the National Crime Information Center, Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD) and Priority Police Dispatch within the first year of employment.  Must be able to successfully complete a two-week training class at the SC Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia.  Must be able to work 12 hour shifts.

Hours:  12 hours shifts: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM or 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM.

Salary:  Grade 106 – Salary dependent on experience. Entry salary is $14.10 hour

Applications are available online or at Greer City Hall (301 E. Poinsett St.) weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The City of Greer is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Events / Rentals Assistants (part-time)

Position will remain open until filled

The City of Greer is currently accepting applications for Multiple Part-Time Events Assistants in the Parks and Recreation Department.  This position will assist with the functions held at the City of Greer Events Center. 

Responsibilities:  Assists with the coordination of activities and events for the facility/park, which involves setting up, decorating and executing parties and events; assists in the preparation for the event to include renting facilities, ensuring cleanliness and that rules and regulations are followed by participants; involves repetitious lifting and moving of tables and chairs in set-up and take-down of event; Interacts with the public by providing facility/park tours, greeting visitors, providing directions; Provides information to the public regarding fees, availability and requirements for use; may assist with the coordination of the events calendar;  Maintains records and files on activities and events; Assists with Events Division inventory and related supplies and records.

Job requirements: High School diploma/GED. Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Hours:  Hours will vary depending upon schedule of events; primarily Thursday through Sunday and evenings; hours dependent on event schedules.

Salary: $11.87 hour

Applications are available online or at Greer City Hall (301 E. Poinsett St.) weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The City of Greer is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Applications and Submission

Applications are available online or at:

Greer City Hall
301 East Poinsett Street
Greer, SC 29651


Please note that applications will only be accepted when available positions are posted.

A previously submitted application, regardless of the position or submission date, cannot be considered for a currently posted opening.

Individuals must submit a complete application for each position for which he/she would like to be considered.

Due to the high volume of applications, please, no telephone inquiries regarding application status.  Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted to make necessary arrangements.

IMPORTANT: The field "position applied for" must be completed before any application is considered for employment. Inquiries will not be considered to fill available openings without a completed application. To be considered, all employment applications must be addressed to the Human Resources Office at City Hall whether they are submitted in person or by e-mail, fax, or postal mail.

Mailing Address:
     Human Resources Office 
     Greer City Hall
     301 East Poinsett Street
     Greer, SC 29651
     Fax:   (864) 416-0097

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

It is the policy of the City of Greer to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.  This policy relates to all phases of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, layoff, recall, termination, selection for training, use of all facilities and participation in company sponsored activities.  Our objective is to obtain qualified and/or qualifiable individuals for a position by virtue of job-related standards of education, training, experience and personal qualifications. The City of Greer does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

This page was last updated October 10, 2016