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.  

The City of Abbeville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are currently accepting job applications for the following positions: 

Police Officer 

Job Duties:

Under general supervision exercises responsibilities for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare.  Exercises independent judgment in dealing with dangerous or emergency situations, exercising safety practices and procedures.  Works under stressful and dangerous conditions.  Reports to the Lieutenant/Sergeant.


  • 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 Rang: $28,731 - $30,472 according to experience

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Meter Reader

Job Duties/Requirements:

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather
  • Frequent walking, stooping and bending
  • Occasional Saturday work
  • Basic Computer Skills


  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • The candidate must also possess a valid SC driver's license with a good driving record
  • must pass a thorough background investigation, pre-employment drug screen and physical examination

Deadline to apply is December 16, 2016