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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 $42958.00. Successful applicant will also be eligible for $1942.00 for 11 paid holidays. Certification stipend bonuses are available for up to $9.5K 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 $43496.42. Successful applicant will also be eligible for $2629.50 for 11 paid holidays. Certification stipend bonuses are available for up to $9.5K 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.

The City of Folly Beach is accepting applications for the positions of part-time and full-time Public Safety Dispatchers. Police and Fire emergency dispatch experience and NCIC certified preferred. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma and clear an extensive background check, polygraph, fit for duty medical exam and psychological evaluation. Medical and psychological testing will be scheduled once the conditional offer of employment is accepted by the applicant. We offer an excellent benefit package for full time positions including SC PEBA State Retirement and Health Insurance. Starting wage is $14.50/hour part-time and $16.80/hour full time. Please complete the online application here: Folly Beach Online Employment Application. Resumes and/or questions may be emailed to Anderson Still at astill@follybeach.gov

The City of Folly Beach is accepting applications for part-time/seasonal Beach Patrol Officer positions ($12 to $15 an hour). Successful candidates will assist certified Police Officers with the enforcement of various City ordinances, regulations, and other beach-related codes. Beach Patrol Officer will also assist beachgoers with questions, beach repair, cleanliness, and the overall safety of our residents and visitors on our beaches. The position offers an opportunity to those interested in law enforcement or law studies careers.  Beach Patrol Officer shall be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. The ideal candidate shall have the ability to work in an outdoor low stressful summer environment.  Applicants must be willing to work weekends and holidays.

  • Duties:
  • Operate a Side-by-Side & ATV on the roadway and beach
  • Recognizing and enforcing City ordinances and regulations
  • Testifies in court as necessary
  • Refers to policy and procedures manuals, computer manuals, codes / laws / ordinances / regulations
  • Maintain department equipment
  • Properly communicate radio transmissions
  • Respond to animal control calls
  • Assist Police Officers with other duties

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be over the age of 18 years old
  • Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license
  • Must pass a background investigation and drug screening

No experience necessary

Check back often for more information on job opportunities at the City of Folly Beach.

The City of Folly Beach is an equal opportunity employer.

Question for HR?

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