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Thank you for your interest in employment with Richland County Government. Apply for an open position online by selecting the job title you are interested in and clicking the "Apply" link.  If this is your first time applying online, you must create an account and select a Username and Password.  After your account is established, you may begin completing your application.  This application may be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening.  The County only accepts applications for positions that are currently open and advertised.

You are responsible for documenting all relevant qualifications in the appropriate section of the application. Do not list "refer to a resume", as resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. All prior work history must be listed on your application. Resumes are treated as supplements to the application only and will not replace any section of the application. Incomplete applications will be disqualified, even if a resume is attached. The application is the primary tool used when determining whether the minimum qualifications are satisfied, so be sure to complete all sections.

Applications are due by the deadline noted on the job posting.  You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application.  The Human Resource Services Department is not able to provide status updates by telephone or email.

Richland County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Job Openings

Director of Voter Registration  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Board of Elections and Voter Registration | Board of Elections and Voter Registration
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Accepting Applications

Attorney I  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Attorney III  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Attorney III  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Director of Community Planning and Development  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Community Planning and Development | Community Planning and Development
Rate of Pay: $108,074.68 - $194,534.42
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Hire will be made at pay-range minimum, with consideration for work experience.

Citizen Response Representative  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Ombudsman | Ombudsman
Rate of Pay: $16.518
Status: Open Until Filled

Secretary  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender
Rate of Pay: $16.518
Status: Open Until Filled

Maintenance Technician II  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Rate of Pay: DOE
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: on-call rotation

Water Operator II  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Rate of Pay: DOE
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Must have Water Distribution "C" & Water Treatment "D" licenses

Utilities Maintenance Technician  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Rate of Pay: DOE
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: On-Call

Attorney I  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Engineer Associate II-Transportation  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Roads and Drainage | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $18.897
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Job Location 400 Powell Road, Columbia, SC 29203

Watershed Program Coordinator  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Public Works Administration | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $40,533.32 - $64,853.31
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Job Location 400 Powell Road, Columbia, SC 29203

Collection Control Inspector  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Solid Waste | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $16.518
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Job Location: 1070 Caughman Road North

Programmer/Analyst I  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Information Technology | Information Technology
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Revenue Analyst I  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Business Service Center | Community Planning and Development
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Plumber  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Facilities and Grounds Maintenance | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: DOQ - DOE
Status: Open Until Filled

Paralegal  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender
Rate of Pay: $18.897 - $30.235
Status: Open Until Filled

Paralegal  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender

Communications Coordinator – Social Media and Graphic Design  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Public Information Office | Public Information
Rate of Pay: $20.786 - $33.235
Status: Open Until Filled

Media Production Specialist  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Public Information Office | Public Information
Rate of Pay: $20.786 - $33.235
Status: Open Until Filled

Lead Developer GIS  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Information Technology | Information Technology
Rate of Pay: DOQ - DOE
Status: Open Until Filled

Supervisor of Plumbing  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Operational Services | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: DOQ - DOE
Status: Open Until Filled

Manager of Division  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Work hours may differ per week, may be required to work On Call, Weekends and or Holidays, depending on the needs of the facility

Inmate Labor Officer  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Special Services | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $16.518 - $24.987
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Job Location 400 Powell Road, Columbia, SC 29203

Supervisor of Construction  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Roads and Drainage | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $22.865 - $36.584
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Job Location: Eastover Camp, 2009 Chain Gang Rd, Eastover, SC 29061

Manager of Animal Care  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Animal Care | Animal Services
Rate of Pay: $51,934.53
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Some evenings and weekends are required

Attorney I  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Public Defender | Public Defender
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Part-Time Administrative Assistant  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: $16.518 - $22.716
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: No more than 50 Hours Per Pay Period, Start-End Times Varies, May work evenings, weekends and/or holidays

EMT - Student Trainee  

Emergency Medical Services | Columbia, SC
Emergency Medical Services | Emergency Services
Rate of Pay: $16.518
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: EMS personnel work 12.25 hours per shift. Personnel work 2 days on, 2 days off and 3 days on. The following week personnel work 2 days off, 2 days on and 3 days off.

EMT - Basic  

Emergency Medical Services | Columbia, SC
Emergency Medical Services | Emergency Services
Rate of Pay: $17.179
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: EMS personnel work 12.25 hours per shift. Personnel work 2 days on, 2 days off and 3 days on. The following week personnel work 2 days off, 2 days on and 3 days off.

EMT - Advanced  

Emergency Medical Services | Columbia, SC
Emergency Medical Services | Emergency Services
Rate of Pay: $18.897
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: EMS personnel work 12.25 hours per shift. Personnel work 2 days on, 2 days off and 3 days on. The following week personnel work 2 days off, 2 days on and 3 days off.

Paramedic   

Emergency Medical Services | Columbia, SC
Emergency Medical Services | Emergency Services
Rate of Pay: $20.786
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: EMS personnel work 12.25 hours per shift. Personnel work 2 days on, 2 days off and 3 days on. The following week personnel work 2 days off, 2 days on and 3 days off.

Detention Officer  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: $18.00/hourly
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: 2 Shifts Per day: 6:00am-6:30pm, 6:00pm-6:30am; Will be required to work overtime as needed

Electrician  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: $20.786 - $33.235
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position is also an On Call Position. When called may work weekends, evenings and/or holidays.

Maintenance Support  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: $16.518
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: If needed, may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays

Administrative Assistant  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: $16.518 - $22.716
Status: Open Until Filled

Summary Court Law Clerk  

Columbia Magistrate | Columbia, SC
Columbia Magistrate | Magistrates
Rate of Pay: $16.518
Status: Open Until Filled

Deputy Sheriff III  

Sheriff's Department | Columbia, SC
Sheriff's Department | Sheriff's Department
Rate of Pay: $16.518
Status: Accepting Applications

Deputy Sheriff  

Sheriff's Department | Columbia, SC
Sheriff's Department | Sheriff's Department
Rate of Pay: $18.100
Status: Accepting Applications

Deputy Coroner  

Coroner | Columbia, SC
Coroner's Office | Coroner's Office
Rate of Pay: $21.986/hour
Status: Open Until Filled

Land Program Planner  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Conservation | Community Planning and Development
Rate of Pay: $42,871.78

CASA Attorney  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
CASA | Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Rate of Pay: $51,934.53 - $72,708.34
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: May require working after hours. Must be a member of the SC Bar. Upload resume and cover letter.

Electrician  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: $20.786 - $33.235
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position is Monday through Friday, On-Call status when scheduled, may work weekends/holidays as needed/scheduled

Engineering Inspector I  

Richland County, SC | Columbia, SC
Transportation Tax | Transportation Penny
Rate of Pay: $17.179 - $27.486
Status: Open Until Filled

Master Electrician  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Facilities and Grounds Maintenance | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: DOE
Status: Open Until Filled

Boiler Technician  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Facilities and Grounds Maintenance | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: $18.170 - $23.621
Status: Open Until Filled

HVAC Mechanic  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Facilities and Grounds Maintenance | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: $19.987/hour