Open Town of Elgin job opportunities may be found here.

Click HERE for a Town of Elgin job application.  Please return completed application and required documentation to Town Hall for consideration.

Click HERE for a Town of Elgin Police Department application and job description.  You may complete an application online HERE.



Position Hours:
Full time

Job Duties:
• Reports directly to the Mayor and Town Council
• Individual must be able to perform in a demanding environment

Court Duties include administrative office functions, but not limited to: 

  • Possess or quickly acquire a general working knowledge of Municipal Court’s traffic and criminal issues, coordination, and dispositions.
  • Strong computer skills and tickets entry daily into the LawTrak System
  • Schedule court, special hearings, and maintain an accurate court docket
  • Print and email court dockets for judges and officers, which is held every week on Thursdays beginning at 1:00 p.m.
  • Receipt daily payments and prepare daily bank deposits
  • Retrieve credit card payment reports daily and receipt in LawTrak
  • Receipt and monitor restitution and scheduled time payments
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and timely current court files. Organize files in a neat and tidy manner, schedule hearings, mail summons, clock in court documents, add new case parties, etc
  • Monitor conditional discharges and diligently schedule random drug screen testing according to the program schedule
  • Schedule jury pools/ manage strikes / trials / hearings as needed
  • Prepare all paperwork as needed for weekly court sessions and with timely follow-through of dispositions and intake of fines
  • After court, make sure all tickets are correctly certified, enter all dispositions in LawTrak, and print out final dockets. Issue NRVCs or bench warrants for those defendants who did not appear
  • Send notices for suspension to DMV on all NRVCs that are beyond the 15-day grace period
  • Prepare expungements as required
  • Coordinate with, inform and respond to the two Municipal Judges for and with whom you work, aware that their attorney license hangs over all that you do
  • Complete monthly financial reports and send remittance to SC State Treasurer
  • Complete yearly / quarterly reports required by Court Administration
  • Prepare arrest warrants and rules to show cause, as needed
  • Interact daily with a cordial attitude and professional demeanor respectfully dealing with all individuals daily on the phone, by email, or in person. Accurately answer questions from stressed individuals regarding paying tickets online, those called for jury duty, and those who are upset about the circumstances that brought them to court.
  • Address and note attorney representation and inquiries carefully and promptly
  • Maintain utmost confidentiality in all matters related to this position


Requires a high school diploma or equivalent, experience in related field supplemented by three to five years of paralegal and/or municipal court experience; and the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary.

Pay Info/Benefits:
Salary Range: $31,500 – $41,500
Benefits and state retirement

How to apply:
Click HERE for a Town of Elgin job application. You may also pick up an application directly from Elgin Town Hall. Please submit resume and application to: The Town of Elgin, Attn: Mayor Emmons – PO Box 277 Elgin, SC 29045.
Please direct all questions to Town Hall: 803-438-2362

The position will be open until filled, but the deadline for applications is Friday, September 29, 2023.

The Town of Elgin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Elgin Police Department Officer

Position Hours:
Full time, Rotating 12 hour shifts, may be required to work extra hours during emergency situations, time and a half for any overtime. Every other weekend off is a 3 day weekend.

Job Duties:
• Position is responsible for service work, protecting life and property through enforcement of related laws and ordinances.
• Attending court as needed to appear and testify regarding citations issued.
• Enforce traffic, state and federal laws.
• Community oriented Police Department
• Take home vehicle

• Minimum of 21 years old, high school diploma or GED equivalency, a valid SC driver’s license at date of hire, able to pass a background check and drug screen. SC Criminal Justice Certification of Class one required.

Pay Info:
Starting Salary between $44,000 and $48,900 annually plus benefits, depending on experience/qualifications.

How to apply:
Click HERE for an application.  To complete an online application, click HERE.

One can send a request for more information to or call 803-438-9917.  Message us on Facebook, or just stop by and pick up an application.

The Town of Elgin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.