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City Attorney's Office

The City Attorney provides legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, Boards and Commissions, and City departments, and represents the City in court cases. This office also handles citizen inquiries regarding City ordinances. The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council.

City Clerk's Office 

The City Clerk is the keeper of all records of the City including ordinances, resolutions, minutes of City Council meetings, contracts, and other documents. The City Clerk’s Office also maintains a Talent Bank of citizens interested in being appointed to the boards and commissions. The City Clerk is appointed by the City Council.

City Manager’s Office

The City Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for the City. The Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City and the implementation of the policies established by the elected officials.  The City Manager is appointed by the City Council.

Two Assistant City Managers supervise and oversee the Financial Services, Information Technology, Recreation and Parks, Community Development, Public Works, and Human Resources Departments. 


The Engineering Department is responsible for traffic services, stormwater management, capital projects, transportation planning, and standard designs and details.

Financial Services

The Financial Services Department is responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records of the City’s income, expenses, and all financial transactions. The Financial Services functions include accounts payable, purchasing, payroll, investment management, debt management, business licenses, parking tickets, rescue billing and collection, as well as the City's budget and audit. This department also administers the Minority and Women's Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program for the City and Greenville Utilities Commission.  Financial Services has received national recognition for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 21 consecutive years.

If you have any questions or comments regarding City of Greenville billings, fees, or other financial information, please send an email to


The Fire/Rescue Department provides quick assistance to citizens from six strategically located stations. The Department is staffed by professional career firefighters and emergency medical personnel. Greenville Fire-Rescue is proud to be an internationally accredited department through the Center for Public Safety Excellence and the Commission on Fire Accreditation International and a fire-based provider of Advanced Life Support transport services at the paramedic level.

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for employee recruitment and selection, employee training and development programs, employee/retiree benefits, as well as safety and risk management.

(Click to see job openings. Click to complete job interest card.)

Information Technology

The Information Technology Department is responsible for developing and managing information and communication solutions for the City of Greenville. The department provides support for all computer systems, business applications, Geographic Information System (GIS) and communications systems including voice, radio and data as well as providing technical training.

Planning and Development Services

The Planning and Development Services Department manages current and strategic planning through zoning/rezoning applications, environmental concerns, greenways development, and historic preservation as well as building permits and construction inspections. The department also administers the Affordable Housing, Elderly Rehabilitation, and Down Payment Assistance Programs, and provides community and human relations services for citizens.

Police Department

The Greenville Police Department (GPD) focuses on the protection of lives and property; the provision of programs and services that foster community crime prevention awareness and participation; the repression and apprehension of offenders; the maintenance of public order; and the protection of the constitutional rights of all people. The Code Enforcement Division manages code enforcement of City Ordinances such as weeded lots, junked vehicles, and minimum housing standards. 

The Greenville Police Department is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency meeting the stringent standards of CALEA.

Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for street maintenance, bus service, recycling and sanitation services, fleet management, and the upkeep of City buildings, grounds, and cemeteries.

Recreation and Parks

The Recreation and Parks Department provides a variety of athletic, recreational, and arts and crafts activities for all ages and special populations. The department maintains more than 25 parks and recreational facilities, including 4 gymnasiums, 8 recreation centers, two swimming pools, the Aquatics and Fitness Center, River Park North, Wildwood Park, Bradford Creek Golf Course, Bradford Creek Soccer Complex, and River Birch Tennis Center.