CITY OF GOOSE CREEK APPLICATION PROCESS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long does the City accept applications for open positions?
Positions are open until filled unless a closing date is listed. City positions are posted for a minimum of five working days.
Are applicants contacted with updates after submitting an application?
Only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.
If applicants are interviewed, are they contacted when a decision has been made?
Yes. All applicants interviewed will be contacted by mail or by phone with a determination.
How long do applications remain active?
All applications are active for six months.
Are applicants called if they are qualified when the next opening becomes available?
No. Applicants need to check the City’s Web site , the job line (797-6220 extension 1150) or visit one of our offices to check for open positions.
Do applicants need to complete a new application when another position becomes available?
No. If the application was submitted within six months of the new posting they can be used. If information has changed an updated application should be submitted for the new opening.
What benefits are offered by the City?
Benefits are as follows:
Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
South Carolina State Retirement
Ten Paid Holidays
Paid sick time
Employee Assistance Program
401(k), 457, traditional IRA and Roth IRA Programs
Membership to the Recreation Center
Employee rates at Crowfield Golf Club
When does health insurance start for new employees?
Health, dental and vision coverage are effective on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment.
Does the City pay for health insurance coverage?
The City pays 100% of the standard plan for employees who participate in the Wellness Program. The City does not pay for dependent coverage. Applicants can request information regarding the cost of insurance for dependents during an interview.
For additional information, please contact Human Resources at 797-6220, extension 1137.