Richland County Government

Richland County is located at the geographic center of South Carolina. The County is a unique community that has established an impeccable reputation of excellence, a high quality of life, a vibrant business environment, the heart of the state government, innovative municipal services, and comprehensive accessibility opportunities for its citizens. A short drive (2-3 hours) east to the Atlantic ocean, west to Atlanta, or west to the Appalachian Mountains, the community has developed into a diverse blend of businesses and industries, state government activity, arts and entertainment, and vast educational opportunities to match its diverse citizenry.

Richland County has long been recognized as one of the best counties in the nation and was honored with the All-American County award in 2006. Known as "Uniquely Rural, Uniquely Urban, The Best of Both Worlds," the County combines the advantages of an attractive suburban residential setting, a very diverse population, metropolitan cultural and educational opportunities, military bases, an intellectual spirit, and a highly technical industrial foundation.

As a great crossroads between commerce and culture, Richland County brings together many attributes that make the region shine. Museums, libraries, national parks, and other recreation facilities; colleges and universities; and shopping venues unite to make the County a distinctly diverse place to live and work. We exhibit a strong sense of community in our expansive network of hospitals, places of worship, and citizen support services through state and county government.

 

28 job(s) at Richland County Government

Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1399942691 The purpose of this class is to oversee and to manage the Richland County Anti-Human Trafficking Project and to train professionals across disciplines on recognizing and responding to human-trafficking and ensure adequate and appropriate direct service response. This position will also provide crisis response, outreach, and case management for survivors of sex-trafficking. Requires a Bachelor's degree or education, training or job experience equivalent to four years of college education in social services, social work or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires a minimum of two years of relevant experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1682689684 The purpose of the class is to operate heavy equipment in the operation, maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment; to provide leadership and instruction as assigned, and to perform other work as required. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. Position report to Crew leader. Requires high school diploma, GED equivalent or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state CDL driver's license (Class A) with appropriate endorsements. Requires over three years and up to and including five years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 642247085 The purpose of the class is to monitor the proper removal and handling of solid waste, yard waste and recycling materials throughout unincorporated Richland County; to investigate service complaints; to determine residential occupancy as necessary, and to perform other work as required. This class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor. Requires high school diploma, GED equivalent or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over one year and up to and including two years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 30, 2020
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1321393052 The purpose of the class is to provide support to assigned department. Provides operational support by assisting in daily activities and long term projects as directed. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision. Currently enrolled in a recognized educational program.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 30, 2020
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1695537490 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible administrative and clerical support to ensure effective and efficient office operations in assigned unit or division of the Department; to assist with administrative support functions, such as preparing and handling invoices, researching, compiling data, handling general projects, generating reports, and perform related work as required. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods that are general in nature and for which there are precedents. Work is performed under general supervision. Requires completion of high school degree/GED and one to three years of experience, or requires Associate's degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with emphasis in office management, secretarial science, business administration or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. May be required to possess or obtain Notary Public certification. Requires over one year and up to and including three years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1265816560 The purpose of the class is to perform basic security or law enforcement duties in assigned division or unit of the Sheriff's Department to help ensure the strict enforcement of state and local laws and County ordinances relating to public safety and welfare, and to perform related law enforcement work as required. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision. Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in police science, criminal justice or a closely related field. Must possess required criminal justice certification(s). Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires a short demonstration up to and including one month.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 30, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 934121375 The purpose of the class is to perform general police duties to ensure the strict enforcement of state and local laws and County ordinances relating to public safety and welfare, and to perform related law enforcement work as required. This class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor. Must have a four year degree from an accredited college or university, or Associate Degree and two years' experience in law enforcement or military experience, or be a certified law enforcement officer. Must possess Law Enforcement Officer and firearms certifications. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over one year and up to and including two years. May be required to obtain other technical or professional certifications as deemed necessary by supervisor.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 912902901 Under the direct supervision of the Richland County Director of Legislative Delegation/Veterans Affairs. Responsible for performing Secretarial duties for the Director/Veterans Affairs Officer and Office Staff. Responsible for greeting and assisting visitors of the Richland Legislative Delegation/Veterans Office and directing them to the appropriate personnel for services. Receive and direct telephone calls, faxes, emails and other correspondences; and, distribute appropriately. Requires an Associate's degree in Office Administration and/or a degree related to secretarial/administrative studies; with, two to five years of experience in a secretarial/administrative position in public or private sector. Advanced experience in working with the public or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
May 28, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1773185775 The purpose of the class is to provide legal representation to CASA volunteers and staff providing advocacy for children in abuse / neglect proceedings in Richland County Family Court, and to perform related professional and administrative work as required. This class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation, reporting progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings. Requires Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Must possess and maintain current membership in the S.C. Bar Association. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over one year and up to and including two years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1454191564 The purpose of the class is responsible for managing the surveying section and overseeing the activities of a survey crew to perform various surveying tasks that support the operations of the Public Works division. Surveys to perform include property and topographic surveys, locate and mark right-of -way or easements and perform construction staking or as built surveys of in-house construction. Key programs closely associated with and needing surveying includes drainage improvement, pavement management and community development. This position is under the supervision and direction of the Stormwater Engineer. Associates Degree in a related field and possess a LSIT certification with the ability to acquire RLS/PLS within one year of employment. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over two years and up to and including four years.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1565520605 The Program Coordinator is responsible for performing duties related to developing opportunities for Small/Local/Business Enterprises (SLBE), assisting in implementing the recommendations of the County's Ordinances and Procurement procedures and performing related work as assigned by the Government and Community Services Director / Office of Small Business Opportunity Manager. The incumbent works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. This position requires a bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or political science. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Three (3) years of relevant prior experience is required.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 19, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 259228664 Drives and operates trucks to deliver roll carts and recycling bins to customers. Repairs and maintains roll carts; picks up old or damaged roll carts and recycling bins as needed. Manually loads / unloads roll carts/bins onto vehicles. Maintains inventory records of carts and bins; maintains parts inventory. Observes and reports abuse of carts/bins by contractors; reports non-regulated waste piles as necessary. Inspects trucks and other equipment to ensure proper and safe working condition; reports defects or required maintenance to the supervisor. Performs routine maintenance and cleaning of assigned tools and equipment. Requires high school diploma, GED equivalent or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires one year related experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Apr 08, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1022518867 The purpose of this job is to analyze and plan effective and efficient HR Classification and Compensation programs for the County. This position works within policy and organizational guidelines and performs advanced professional HR work within the County's HR Department by contributing recommendations for the design, delivery, and maintenance of Classification and Compensation programs. Will perform analysis, generate comprehensive reports, and provide recommendations for changes in HR policies, guidelines, and procedures. Proactively monitors federal and state laws, county policies, and guidelines aimed to maintain compliance. Serves as technical point of contact for assigned functions. This job works to increase strategic technology in the delivery of services to the customers of HRSD. This job also includes proactive compliance and audits to protect the liability of HRSD. Requires a Bachelor's degree in human resources administration, business administration or closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Minimum of four (4) years of professional-level HR experience with some emphasis in Classification and Compensation. A Master's degree in human resources administration, business administration or closely related field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience. Must have at least four (4) years of experience in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and integrated business software packages. Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office products with emphasis in Word, Excel and PowerPoint useful. Applicable HR Professional Certification preferred.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 326287286 The purpose of this class is to supervise inmate workers in various maintenance duties which include, grounds keeping, housekeeping, laundry operations, supply operations, and other various duties. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, including Detention Center policy and procedures, preventive maintenance sheets and checklist, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision, that may or may not Include specific written instructions. This class requires high school diploma, GED, or specialized vocational training.This class must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license. Class requires over one year and up to and including two years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1299397483 Maintains the security and saftey of the Detention Center, inmates and staff through implementation of established policies and procedures. Monitors jail access and egress. Monitors security cameras, closed circuit TV system, alarm systems, automated locking systems and other specialized security equipment. Processes and books inmates; searches, photographs and fingerprints inmates; secures inmates property and issues supplies. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by the completion of the required law enforcement coursework. Must possess and maintain Basic Jail Officer certification from the SC Criminal Justice Academy (must be acquired within one year of employment). Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1858747498 The purpose of the class is to respond to emergency calls and provide medical assistance to the sick and injured at the Paramedic level, and to perform related work as required. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in emergency medical technology or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT, Paramedic, CPR, Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Requires one year of experience in EMS.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1427211522 The purpose of the class is to respond to emergency calls and provide medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT Basic level, and to perform related work as required. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision. Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of one year of college education or specialized advanced training in emergency medical technology or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT Intermediate, CPR, and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Requires over six months and up to and including one year of training or field experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1464692865 Maintains the security and saftey of the Detention Center, inmates and staff through implementation of established policies and procedures. Monitors jail access and egress. Monitors security cameras, closed circuit TV system, alarm systems, automated locking systems and other specialized security equipment. Processes and books inmates; searches, photographs and fingerprints inmates; secures inmates property and issues supplies. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by the completion of the required law enforcement coursework. Must possess and maintain Basic Jail Officer certification from the SC Criminal Justice Academy (must be acquired within one year of employment). Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 2076350083 The purpose of the class is to supervise and provide legal representation to CASA volunteers and staff providing advocacy for children in abuse / neglect proceedings in Richland County Family Court, and to perform related professional, administrative and supervisory work as required. This class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation, reporting progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings. This position assists with planning, organizing and implementing programs within major organizational policies, reporting program progress to executive-level administration through reports and conferences. This position helps provide oversight & responsibility for quality volunteer recruitment, retention, training and support of community volunteers. The position is responsible for assisting with organizational planning, activities and policies reflect the mission statement of the department and are charged with the duty of Heightened Public Awareness regarding child abuse & neglect issues. This position is on-call 24-7. Requires a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Applicant must be a licensed member of the South Carolina Bar, in good standing. Requires two or more years of related work experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Mar 17, 2020
Part Time
Announcement Number: 888106830 The purpose of the class is to provide support to assigned department. Provides operational support by assisting in daily activities and long term projects as directed. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision. Currently enrolled in the fourth year of a recognized educational program or enrolled in graduate school. 6 months of experience