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City of Hardeeville, South Carolina is currently taking applications through June 17, 2016 for the position of Maintenance Worker. Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor this person will pick up trash, weed eat and cut grass as well as other duties related to this position.  Must be able to help maintain related equipment. Must be able to read and understand simple instructions.  State Driver’s License required. The City of Hardeeville is an EOE employer and an E-Verify user; all applicants considered for employment must submit to a background check and urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to offer of employment.

Applications are available on line at or at City Hall.  Send resume and/or apply at City Hall, 205 Main Street, PO Box 609, Hardeeville, SC  29927, Attention City Clerk.




The City of Hardeeville is accepting applications for two (2) Police Officers. This is a uniformed position assigned to the Patrol Division. All Officers participate and work in support of the department’s philosophy of Community Oriented Policing, Customer Service Leadership and Problem Solving. Work is performed on a rotating eight to twelve hour shift configuration including weekends. Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Law Enforcement Officer Certification preferred, School Resource Officer Certification preferred, bi-lingual preferred. Applicants will be subject to a thorough background investigation to include criminal, driving record and credit histories. Must possess a valid SC Driver’s License with no DUI or Driving Under Suspension in the past ten years. Upon a conditional offer of employment, the successful applicant must undergo a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to employment. Applications must be on the City of Hardeeville employment application forms. Resumes may accompany the application. This application period will be open until May 31, 2016 at 5pm.

Applications are available at the Hardeeville Police Department, 26 Martin Street, Hardeeville, S.C. or on line at  Completed applications should be returned to the attention of Chief Sam Woodward, P.O. Box 582, Hardeeville, S.C. 29927.

The City of Hardeeville is an equal opportunity employer and an E-Verify user.


Plans Examiner 

General Purpose of the Job
Under general supervision from the Building Official, performs complex technical duties in enforcing construction codes to ensure public safety and health.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Examines plans, blueprints and drawings for new construction, alterations and repairs for code compliance
  • Examines plans in particular for Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy and Accessibility related codes and regulations
  • Discusses problems and solutions with appropriate parties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of Building, Zoning, State and Federal regulations concerning building issues
  • Considerable knowledge of construction plans and inspections and specifications
  • Thorough knowledge of architectural and engineering principles, terminology, and analysis
  • Knowledge of approved methods and materials used in construction and the ability to analyze and interpret complex construction plans and specifications
  • Knowledge of how to conduct plan reviews and inspections to determine code and ordinance compliance
  • Considerable knowledge of local and state laws and regulations concerning the issuance of building permits
  • Multiple certifications a plus – Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing. All 4 disciplines are encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate with extensive experience as a plans examiner or commercial builder with electrical and mechanical background
  • Must have thorough knowledge of ICC Codes.
  • Must possess 1 ICC Plan Review Certification or obtain within the first 6 months of hire and 1 additional ICC Plan Review Certification within the first year of hire
  • Must possess valid driver’s license

For an application, please access our website at or send completed application and resume to: City of Hardeeville, Planning Director, PO Box 609, Hardeeville, SC 29927. E.O.E. Position is opened until filled.


Part Time  Inspector 

Under general supervision from the Building Official, performs skilled inspection work to secure compliance with the city’s building, mechanical, energy, and plumbing codes and related regulations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspects buildings in the process of construction, alteration, or repair for compliance with code requirements and for application of safe construction practices; stops construction until deficiencies are corrected
  • Interprets code requirements and answers questions from contractors, builders, architects, engineers, homeowners, and the public; assists and advises the general public in matters related to construction and code requirements
  • Prepares written reports and keeps records regarding inspections

Other Skills and Abilities 

  • Extensive knowledge of local plumbing, mechanical, building and electrical codes and current construction procedures and technology
  • Interpretation of codes in the field and ability to provide code compliant solutions
  • Must possess the ability to positively interact with the other staff members, the general public, contractors, government entities and other clientele
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management, organization, and attention to detail skills
  • Demonstrate ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgement

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have 2+ years’ experience as a code inspector under ICC guidelines
  • ICC Certifications in multiple disciplines
  • Must possess valid driver’s license

For an application, please access our website at or send completed application and resume to: City of Hardeeville, Planning Director, PO Box 609, Hardeeville, SC 29927. E.O.E. Position is opened until filled.