Employment Opportunities


The City of Folly Beach is accepting applications for the following positions:


The City of Folly Beach is accepting applications for the position of full-time firefighter. Successful applicant will be required to pass a physical, psychological test, polygraph test and extensive background check. Qualification/Certification requirements include the following: Firefighter II, Haz-Mat operations, SC Class E driver’s license, current EMT certification or higher medical training and preferred EVDT. Also, must be 21 years old, possession of a high school diploma or GED, have US Citizenship. The City offers a full benefit package to include health, dental and long-term disability insurance paid by the City. Vision, dental plus, supplemental ltd and optional life are also available. The City of Folly Beach is a member of SC PEBA retirement systems. Starting Salary for the position is $51,887.17 including $2,244.14 for 11 paid holidays. Certification stipend bonuses are available for up to $14,250 annually for additional certifications possessed or obtained during employment i.e firefighter, EMS, Instructor, water rescue, DRE, etc. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply. Please complete the online application here: Folly Beach Online Employment Application. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at 843-513-1837 or Anderson Still at astill@follybeach.gov. The City of Folly Beach is an equal opportunity employer.

Full time Public Safety Officer

The City of Folly Beach is a small island located nine miles southeast of Charleston SC. There are approximately 2500 year-round residents with an abundance of visitors during our warm months. The City Council and Staff work together to create excellent working conditions and generous benefits. We aspire to be an eclectic and relaxed community centered around the livability of residents and families while welcoming visitors. As employees of the City we stand as leaders in environmental protection and resilience while building on a foundation of fiscal responsibility. As a full-service Municipal Government, we aim to preserve the quality of life, protect the environment and accommodate the visitors.

Currently, our Public Safety Department is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Officers. Successful applicants will be required to pass a physical, psychological test, polygraph test and extensive background check. South Carolina LE1 certified candidates preferred. Officers certified in other states are also encouraged to apply. Other qualification requirements include the following: must have attained the age of 21, possession of a high school diploma or GED, US Citizenship, and no convictions for domestic batteries or any crimes that include the use of a firearm. The City offers a full benefit package to include health, dental and long-term disability insurance paid by the City. Vision, dental plus, supplemental ltd and optional life are also available for employees to fund. Starting Salary for SC LE1 certified applicants is $60,047.27 including $3,422.36 for 11 paid holidays. Certification stipend bonuses are available for up to $14,250 annually for additional certifications possessed or obtained during employment i.e firefighter, EMS, Instructor, water rescue, DRE, etc. Overtime opportunities available upon completion of field training. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply. Please complete the online application here: Folly Beach Online Employment Application. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 843-513-1837 or Anderson Still at astill@follybeach.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Folly Beach is an equal opportunity employer.

Job description

The City of Folly Beach is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Building Official. This position works under the Chief Building Official to conduct code compliance inspections, some limited plan review, and assist in other administrative tasks as needed. This position also serves as an Ordinance Compliance Officer who will issue citations to those who violate City codes/ordinances.

Qualified applicants will have 10 years' experience or equivalent as an inspector, engineer, contractor, or superintendent of construction, or any combination of these, 5 years of which shall have been supervisory experience.

Applicants MUST be certified as a commercial combination inspector or building official through the International Code Council.

Please submit your resume on Indeed, or at cityoffollybeach.com. Resumes and/or questions may be emailed to the City of Folly Beach Human Resources Department.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000-80,000 starting salary


Duties Include:

  • Assist building and facilities director with scheduling/coordinating facilities maintenance and special projects for City owned properties.
  • Perform residential and commercial inspections for compliance with applicable codes (building, fire, flood, etc.)
  • Assist compliance officers with enforcement of municipal ordinances
  • MUST be available during emergency situations and be involved with Emergency Management Operations.


Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement plan
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Other SC PEBA benefits available


Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift, 40 hour week.
  • Weekend and evening work possible.
  • Folly Beach, SC 29439: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person


Contact astill@follybeach.gov for a full job description with job duties for more information.

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The City of Folly Beach is an equal opportunity employer.

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Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at 843-513-1837 or email astill@follybeach.gov