Our Organization's Most Vital Resource - Our Employees

As an organization serving the community, it is the public servants who work day in and day out that drive the City’s ability to provide the community services that we offer. Our public servants have the ability to make an impact in the lives of our neighbors every day, and it is through their passion for serving the community that the City of Abbeville along with our neighbors are making our community a better place to live, work, and visit.

Services Provided

  • Counsel to management on personnel administration, policy implementation, organizational structuring, staffing, compensation and classification
  • Employee recruitment, selection and orientation
  • Labor relations and employee communications
  • Benefits administration and development
  • Training and employee development


Applying for a position with the City:

Applications for employment are available at City Hall and are available for download.  Please turn in applications to Human Resources at City Hall located at 100 Court Square, Abbeville, SC 29620 or mail to: City of Abbeville, Attn: Human Resources Director, PO Box 40, Abbeville, 29620.  

The City of Abbeville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are currently accepting job applications for the following positions: 

Police Chief

Police Chief Job Description

Deadline to apply: Until position is filled.

Assistant Public Utilities Director

The City of Abbeville is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Public Utilities Director.

Under limited supervision this position provides assistance to the Public Utilities Director.

Job Duties:

  • Assists the Public Utilities Director by keeping operations in compliance with all related policies; establishes and/or recommends sound operational policies, procedures and objectives for effective utilities operations.
  • Studies and investigates industry developments for methods of improvement; attends courses, technical conferences and training meetings to keep abreast of industry changes and developments.
  • Under the supervision of the Public Utilities Director, plans, designs and implements new plans for the improvement of public utilities; prepares engineering designs and approval of city electrical projects and small water and sewer projects; supervises and directs consulting engineers on larger water and sewer projects; supervises and performs quality control on public utilities.


  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in electrical, civil, or industrial engineering or a business or public administration degree, with 1-3 years of management experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. 
  • Valid SC Driver's License
  • Must pass a criminal background check and a driver's license record check
  • Must be able to complete a medical and physical assessment including drug screening

Police Officer

The City of Abbeville is accepting applications for a full-time police officer.


  • High school diploma/GED
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must have no criminal record
  • Valid SC Class D Driver’s License
  • Must be able to pass a background and license check, drug screen and medical physical
  • SC Class 1 LE certification preferred, but not required
  • Pay Range: $28,731 - $33,283 according to experience

    Deadline: Applications accepted until position filled.