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Human Resources Department

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(843) 918-1114

Kathleen “Kathy” J. Berlinghoff, Director


The Human Resources Department is responsible for recruiting, onboarding, compensation, employee relations, training, development, recognition programs, retention, succession planning and retirement.  Staff provide on-going support to all employees and departments.  Call 843-918-1114 or visit the team in-person at City Hall, 937 Broadway Street.  Or, send an email to  Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

          Human Resources
          P. O. Box 2468
          Myrtle Beach, SC  29578


Click here for this week's current employment opportunities and the application processThe South Carolina Freedom of Information Act requires the city to identify the three finalists considered for a position in response to a properly executed Freedom of Information Act Request.


Human Resources offers past, present and future city employees the following services....

  • The team makes updates to employee records and/or benefits.
  • Department provides up-to-date policies and procedures for the organization, and answers questions pertaining to organizational policies and procedures.
  • The department answers compensation and benefit related questions.
  • Staff provide information about upcoming training and development opportunities.
  • The team provides information about job openings and guides the application process.
  • Department handles employee complaints and investigates policy infractions.
  • Collectively, the Human Resources Department acts as a resource for employee events, rewards and recognition.

The City of Myrtle Beach will not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. The city will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy its programs, services, and activities.  Call 843-918-1114 for more information. 

The City of Myrtle Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, as such, will recruit and hire employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military service, political affiliation or disability, except when physical condition is a bona fide occupational qualification.  The City of Myrtle Beach also participates in E-Verify (Esta organización participa en E-Verify).

As required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the city provides a privacy notification regarding confidential health care information. 


The City of Myrtle Beach follows the requirements of state and federal law, including the
South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, regarding the availability of public information and the protection of private or personal information.  Contact the Public Information Office at 843-918-1014 or with questions.

It is the policy of the City of Myrtle Beach to comply with all federal and state authorities requiring non-discrimination, including but not limited to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The City of Myrtle Beach operates without regard to race; color; religion; because of or on the basis of sex, including because of or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation; sexual orientation; gender identity; age; national origin; or disability.