Job Opportunities

The City of Travelers Rest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Click here to download a JOB APPLICATION

City Clerk / Treasurer

The City of Travelers Rest is currently accepting applications for the position of City Clerk / Treasurer.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates and attends Council meetings, prepares agendas, records minutes and maintains records of meetings and maintains City Ordinance files
  • Coordinates municipal election which includes but is not limited to preparing, distributing and accounting for voting materials.
  • Codes receipts, reconciles daily cash, and keeps such records as needed to verify cash balances.
  • Institutes and maintains accurate personnel records on all city employees, including rates of pay , insurance, workers compensation, retirement, credit union, issuance of pay checks, etc.

Qualifications

1) Minimum of (3) three years experience as City Clerk, Assistant Clerk, clerical, accounting, human resources, data processing, or office administration; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities; and
2) Demonstrate – Math skills including addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and/or calculating ratios, rates, and percentages.
– Capacity to serve others, attend to their requests, and exchange information with them.
– Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and custom applications.
– Strong ethical standards, reliability, professionalism, positive attitude, and ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

3) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Pay Range: $50,0320 – $60,538

Deadline: August 26th, 2022

How to apply:

Submit your application, cover letter and resume to Eric Vinson, City Administrator, City of Travelers Rest, 125 Trailblazer Dr. 29690. Or email to: [email protected] 

Firefighter

The Travelers Rest Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. Applications can be picked up at the fire station (155 Trailblazer Dr.) or downloaded from the link at the top of this page.

Application, resumes and verification of training can be mailed, faxed, or emailed:

Mail or return to:      Travelers Rest Fire Department: 155 Trailblazer Dr. Travelers Rest, SC 29690 Attn: Chief Robertson

Fax: 864-834-294       Email: [email protected]

Minimum Requirements: Must be 18 years of age and CPR and First Aid

Desirable Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age, CPR and First Aid, High School Diploma or equivalent.                    EVDT

Firefighter 1, CDL-B / Class E Firefighter 2.

All candidates must be able to pass a SLED background check, departmental physical, drug test and a physical agility test.

Certified Police Officer – School Resource Officer

The Travelers Rest Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Certified Police Officer – School Resource Officer.  Applications can be obtained from the Travelers Rest Police Department or by clicking this link https://travelersrestsc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/TRPD-Officer-Application.pdf

Applications can be mailed, emailed, or dropped off in person to:

Benjamin Ford

Chief of Police

125 Trailblazer Drive

Travelers Rest, SC 29690

[email protected]

 

Minimum Qualifications:

A successful graduate of the SC Criminal Justice Academy Basic Training.

Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment; must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a
valid South Carolina driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation; U.S. citizen; must be able
to read and write the English language and have a High school diploma or equivalent. Felony convictions
and disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years are not allowed and must be of good moral
character and of temperate and industrious habits.

Knowledge of or the ability to learn the applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations;
ability to perform work requiring good physical condition; ability to communicate effectively orally and in
writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers and
supervisors; ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions; ability to
follow verbal and written instructions; ability to meet the special requirements listed below; ability to learn
the City’s geography.

Pay Info:

$43,848 – $50,999 ($21.09/hour to $24.51/hour) based upon experience (Benefits package includes state
retirement and health, dental, vision, and life insurance options)

The City of Travelers Rest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate based on
race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Communications Specialist – Police Dispatcher

The Travelers Rest Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Communications Specialist – Police Dispatcher.  Applications can be obtained from the Travelers Rest Police Department or by clicking this link https://travelersrestsc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/TRPD-Dispatch-Application.pdf

Applications can be mailed, emailed, or dropped off in person to:

Benjamin Ford

Chief of Police

125 Trailblazer Drive

Travelers Rest, SC 29690

[email protected]

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices
such as typing, filing, accounting or bookkeeping. Working knowledge of computers and electronic data
processing; working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; some knowledge of accounting
principles and practices.

Must be 18 years of age. No felony convictions. Must possess state mandated certification in designated
areas within prescribed time period. Must pass a thorough background investigation. Must live within
25mile radius of City limits.

Ability to effectively meet and deal with the public; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
ability to handle stressful situations.

Pay Info:

$16.22/hour to $19.37/hour based upon experience (Benefits package includes state retirement and
health, dental, vision, and life insurance options)

The City of Travelers Rest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate based on
race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

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