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Applications will only be available when a job vacancy exists.
All applicants must meet the Job Requirements listed below.

  1. Call the Job Announcement Line (24/7) at 803-285-8811 to listen to a recording of current job openings, or click the CURRENT OPENINGS link at top of this page.
  2. For full-time City positions, you must apply in-person at any South Carolina Employment Security Commission Workforce Center. The address for the Lancaster Workforce Center is:   

    705 North White Street

For part-time City positions (i.e., Reserve Police Officer and Volunteer Firefighter), apply at City Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The address for City Hall is:           216 South Catawba Street
The City of Lancaster participates in E-Verify, SC New Hire Reporting and Criminal Background Checks.


  • Must have a high school diploma or a GED
  • Must be 18 years old, or 21 years old for police positions
  • Must have a valid South Carolina Driver's License
  • All applicants are subject to a WorkKeys assessment test, drug and alcohol test, driving history inquiry, criminal history inquiry, and credit history inquiry


It is the policy of the City of Lancaster to provide equal opportunity to all applicants for employment, and to administer hiring, conditions, and privileges of employ¬ment, compensation, training, promotions, transfer, and discipline without discrimination because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, or age.