Careers

Please find below a list of all current job openings. The city offers an excellent benefit package that includes State Retirement, paid holidays, health, dental and life insurance, vacation and sick leave. 

Applications may be obtained online, or at the City of Camden next to the payment drop box.

Once you have completed the form, print it, sign it, and return it to:
City of Camden
ATTN: Personnel Department 
1000 Lyttleton Street
Camden, SC 29020

Due to COVID-19 please return completed applications to the City of Camden, 1000 Lyttleton St. in the payment drop box.

Download our job application.

 

Current Openings

PATROL OFFICER

Under general supervision, is responsible for the fair and equal enforcement of all local and state ordinances and laws. Ensures and participates in the enforcement of traffic laws and regulations to include investigating traffic accidents, ensuring safety of streets and sidewalks, directing traffic at various public events, operating various related equipment, etc. Reports to the Sergeant, Shift Supervisor.

If you are interested in applying for the Patrol Officer position, please complete the following application.  Download our Patrol Officer application.

 

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (SANITATION DEPT.)

Under general supervision, operates a variety of heavy equipment in order to assist with the sanitation activities of the Public Works Department. Collects and transports commercial and residential trash. Operates collection truck and refuse vehicles on assigned routes and transports refuse to disposal sites. Performs routine cleaning, inspection and maintenance on vehicles. Assists with loading and unloading as needed. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Requires two (2) years related experience and a Class “A” or Class “B” commercial driver’s license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:  Must be physically able to operate a collection vehicle as well as a variety of maintenance tools and equipment. Must be physically able to exert up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Position involves walking, reaching, bending, crouching, reclining, stooping and balancing, and is in excess of sedentary work. Must be able to lift and/or carry up to fifty (50) pounds.

Download our job application, or obtain at the City of Camden next to the payment drop box. 
Due to COVID-19 please return completed applications to the City of Camden, 1000 Lyttleton St. in the payment drop box. 
(The City of Camden is an Equal Opportunity Employer).

 

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (STREETS/STORM DRAINS)

Operates a variety of heavy equipment include backhoe, bulldozer, motor grader, dump truck, tractor, roller, packer, log splitter, mixer, street sweeper, tamper, etc. in order to maintain the City’s street system.  Performs activities as clearing ditches, building and repairing storm drains, etc.  
Builds, repairs and replaces storm drains; checks, clears and cleans storm drain ditches; removes foreign materials. Removes limbs and trees from roadways.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Requires two (2) years related experience and a Class “A” or Class “B” commercial driver’s license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Must be physically able to operate a collection vehicle as well as a variety of maintenance tools and equipment.  Must be physically able to exert up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Position involves walking, reaching, bending, crouching, reclining, stooping and balancing, and is in excess of sedentary work.  Must be able to lift and/or carry up to fifty (50) pounds.

Download our job application, or obtain at the City of Camden next to the payment drop box. 
Due to COVID-19 please return completed applications to the City of Camden, 1000 Lyttleton St. in the payment drop box. 
(The City of Camden is an Equal Opportunity Employer).

 

TREE TRIMMER

Performs routine tree trimming, cutting and beautification. Trims and removes large trees and dangerous limbs that could interfere with electric lines. Assists with other various activities such as driving trucks, grass cutting, etc. 

Must live within a 30 minute response time.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate with a minimum of two (2) years experience in electric and tree work or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license. The City of Camden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Must be physically able to operate a collection vehicle as well as a variety of maintenance tools and equipment.  Must be physically able to exert up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Position involves walking, reaching, bending, crouching, reclining, stooping and balancing, and is in excess of sedentary work.  Must be able to lift and/or carry up to fifty (50) pounds.

Download our job application, or obtain at the City of Camden next to the payment drop box. 
Due to COVID-19 please return completed applications to the City of Camden, 1000 Lyttleton St. in the payment drop box. 
(The City of Camden is an Equal Opportunity Employer).

 

WATER/SEWER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Operates a variety of heavy equipment in order to maintain the City’s water and sewer system. Performs activities such as repair replace fire hydrants, water taps, lift stations, etc.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Requires High School Diploma or GED. Prefer (2) years related experience and a Class “A” or Class “B” commercial driver’s license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Must be physically able to operate a collection vehicle as well as a variety of maintenance tools and equipment. Must be physically able to exert up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Position involves walking, reaching, bending, crouching, reclining, stooping and balancing, and is in excess of sedentary work. Must be able to lift and/or carry up to fifty (50) pounds.

Download our job application, or obtain at the City of Camden next to the payment drop box. 
Due to COVID-19 please return completed applications to the City of Camden, 1000 Lyttleton St. in the payment drop box. 
(The City of Camden is an Equal Opportunity Employer).