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.  

Submitting an Application:

Applications may be submitted in person to the City's Clerks Office or mailed in confidence to:

City of Abbeville
Attn.: Human Resources
PO Box 40
Abbeville, SC 29620


Current Job Opening

Full-Time Firefighter

The City of Abbeville Fire/Rescue Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time firefighter.

• High school diploma/GED
• IFSAC Firefighter II certification
• First Responder certification
• EVDT and Pumper Operations I certification
• Must be 18 years of age
• Valid SC Class D Driver’s license
• CDL Class B required within 6 months of hire
• Must pass a criminal background check and a driver license record check
• Must be able to complete a medical and physical assessment including drug

Position hours: 24 hours on, 48 hours off

Salary: Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications

Benefits: Competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; annual leave and sick leave

How to Apply: Applications are available at City Hall, 100 Court Square, Abbeville, SC 29620 and online at www.abbevillecitysc.com.

Deadline: August 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

City of Abbeville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.