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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 Resources Department is not able to provide status updates by telephone or email.

Richland County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Job Openings

Intern I  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Human Resources | Human Resources
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Please indicate in your application which department(s) you are interested in.

Superintendent - Wastewater Treatment  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Supervisor of Plant Operations  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Utilities Maintenance Technician  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Rate of Pay: $13.99/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled

Associate Engineer - Utilities  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Building Custodian  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Facilities and Grounds Maintenance | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: $10.14/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled

Assistant Electrician  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Facilities and Grounds Maintenance | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: $13.18/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Apprenticeship Required.

Paramedic   

Emergency Medical Services | Columbia, SC
Emergency Medical Services | Emergency Services
Rate of Pay: $20.668
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.

EMT - Basic  

Emergency Medical Services | Columbia, SC
Emergency Medical Services | Emergency Services
Rate of Pay: $16.98
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 2 days off, 2 days on and 3 days off.

Senior Accountant  

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

Construction Crew Leader  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Roads and Drainage | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $16.81/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Position reports to Roads & Drainage Maintenance Ballentine Section, 1009 Bickley Rd, Irmo SC

Training, Logistics, & Safety Coordinator  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Public Works Administration | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $16.81/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled

Building Custodian  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Facilities and Grounds Maintenance | Operational Services
Rate of Pay: $10.14/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled

Recycling Coordinator  

Solid Waste | Columbia, SC
Solid Waste | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $18.78/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Might have to work flexible hours.

Intern II  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Human Resources | Human Resources
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Please indicate in your application which department(s) you are interested in.

Certification & Compliance Specialist  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
OSBO/SLBE | Government and Community Services
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled

Publication Editor and Outreach Coordinator  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Public Information Office | Public Information
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Serves as frontline editor for Public Information Office content (i.e., news releases, brochures, newsletter, etc.) and must have extensive experience with AP style; maintains outreach programs (i.e., Engage Richland) and performs other duties. Writing and editing samples must be submitted.

Assistant County Administrator  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
County Administration | Administrator's Office
Rate of Pay: DOE
Status: Open Until Filled

Inspector III  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Building Inspections | Community Planning and Development
Rate of Pay: $21.11/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled

Manager-Util Oper/Spec Projects  

Utilities | Columbia, SC
Utilities - Broad River Sewer System | Utilities
Status: Open Until Filled

Equipment Operator II  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Roads and Drainage | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $13.99 - $22.35
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Position assigned to Roads & Drainage Maintenance (RDM) Projects Section located at 400 Powell Road, Columbia

Clerk Receptionist  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Business Service Center | Community Planning and Development
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: During the peak spring renewal season, Saturday work may be required. Please attach resume and cover letter

Comprehensive Planner  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Planning | Community Planning and Development
Rate of Pay: $49,634.41
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Must have demonstrated ability to produce high-quality Planning and Urban Design graphics via the use of various design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Sketch-up and AutoCad.

Director of Community Planning and Development  

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

Citizen Response Representative  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Ombudsman | Ombudsman
Status: Open Until Filled

Summary Court Law Clerk  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Court Administration | Magistrates
Rate of Pay: $13.99/hourly
Details: Ability to work odd hours on the weekends in Bond Court.

Animal Care Officer  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Animal Care | Animal Services
Rate of Pay: $13.18/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position requires working an altered on-call scheduled on a rotational basis. Fluent spanish speaking candidates are encouraged to apply.

Sr. Public Information Coordinator  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Public Information Office | Public Information
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Must have at least three years of professional experience to demonstrate a command of journalistic style writing and editing. Must have ability to engage with the public. Position is responsible for responding to media and public inquiries, writing news releases and articles, updating the website, compiling an electronic newsletter, planning and promoting events, monitoring and updating social media and producing an array of public information materials. Some weekends may be required.

Absentee Representative  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Board of Elections and Voter Registration | Board of Elections and Voter Registration

Estate Clerk (Part Time)  

Richland County Judicial Center | Columbia, SC
Probate | Probate Court
Rate of Pay: $9.00
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: please send a cover letter and resume

Assistant Director of Transportation  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Transportation Tax | Transportation Penny
Rate of Pay: TBD - TBD
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: This position requires a PE and must include resume and cover letter.

Revenue Inspector  

Richland County Administration Building | Columbia, SC
Business Service Center | Community Planning and Development
Rate of Pay: DOE
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Cover letter and resume must also be provided to be considered.

Detention Officer  

Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Columbia, SC
Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center | Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC)
Rate of Pay: $14.26/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Two Shifts per day; 6a-6p and 6p-6a, 4 shifts total

Equipment Operator I  

Public Works | Columbia, SC
Roads and Drainage | Public Works
Rate of Pay: $13.18/hourly
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: Must possess a valid state commercial driver's license (CDL) with appropriate endorsements or obtain CDL license within 12 months of hire.

Attorney I  

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