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.

44 job(s) at Richland County Government

Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 11, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 835932141 The purpose of this class is to implement and assist in the development of comprehensive County-wide occupational safety and health programs and policies and to ensure operations are in compliance with OSHA regulations and County policy. This class works under the general supervision of the Safety Manager, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Requires a Bachelor's degree preferably in occupational safety and health or a closely related field or a Bachelor's degree and significant occupational safety and health training or equivalent experience. Requires knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, standards, and best practice guidelines relating to occupational safety and health. Must possess a valid state driver's license. May be required to possess or obtain specific safety certifications as deemed necessary by supervisor. Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation is desirable. Requires three years of experience. Experience in both general industry and construction is desirable. Prior experience as an OSHA Compliance Officer is desirable.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Sep 08, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 669339433 The purpose of the class is to perform responsible, specialized clerical duties in support of efficient and effective Court Administration operations; to maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and records; to assist in the courtroom as necessary, 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, GED or specialized vocational training; paralegal degree preferred. Requires over one year and up to and including two years. Must possess or be able to obtain Notary Public certification and NCIC certification. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Sep 01, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 847355608 The purpose of the class is to enforce ordinances governing the care and keeping of domestic animals and livestock in an effort to maintain public safety and welfare, and to perform related 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 or specialized vocational training.Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess or be able to obtain Animal Control certification; may be required to possess or obtain other certifications as deemed necessary by department head. Requires over six months and up to and including one year of experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Aug 22, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 2062091087 The purpose of the class is to perform routine-to-moderately complex clerical work in support of effective and efficient Probate Court Estate Division operations, and to provide professional and courteous customer service at all times. 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 or specialized vocational training; Associate's degree is preferred. Requires six or more months of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1668240322 The purpose of the class is to perform unskilled work involved in the custodial maintenance of County buildings and facilities; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform related work as required. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision of the assigned Crew Leader and Building Supervisor. Requires high school diploma or GED and instruction that is sufficient for satisfactory job performance. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over six months in a related field.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 2078357113 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
Jul 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 422012344 The purpose of the class is to operate heavy equipment in the maintenance and/or construction of County roads and drainage systems; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform other work as required. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision. Position reports to Crew Leader. Requires high school diploma, GED equivalent or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state commercial driver's license (CDL) with appropriate endorsements or obtain CDL license within 12 months of hire. Requires over six months and up to and including one year.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 741368269 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
Jul 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1891376914 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 939988534 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. Must be currently enrolled in a recognized educational program. No experience required. This is a part-time position.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 2106152686 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. Currently enrolled in the fourth year of a recognized educational program or enrolled in graduate school. Requires six months of experience. This is a part-time position.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1392772131 The purpose of the class is to represent indigent adults and juveniles charged with less serious criminal offenses; prepare and prosecute criminal cases in a proper, efficient and orderly manner; to supervise the work of subordinate support staff as assigned, 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. Requires Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Must possess and maintain current membership in the S.C. Bar Association. Requires a short demonstration up to and including one month. Must possess a valid state driver's license
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 892584670 To provide mosquito control services to the citizens of Richland County in an assigned area of the county. The essential tasks for this position are: Collect samples from mosquito light traps; Document data from rain gauges; Conduct breeding site surveys and treat sites with appropriate larvicides; Investigate requests for spraying (ULV Calls); Participate with community surveys for container breeding; Operate various types of vehicles & equipment including ULV machines, hand sprayers, backpack blowers, dusters, hand tools, etc. which are used for the control of mosquitoes; Ensure proper maintenance of vehicles and equipment and Compile/submit required inspection reports and forms to document activities. A high school diploma or equivalent, science background, typically a student studying the natural or physical sciences or related field. Must possess a valid SC driver's license and a good driving record.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 674831623 The purpose of the class is to serve as the Deputy Director of Transportation for the County Penny Transportation Program. Responsibilities include fulfilling the duties of the Director of Transportation in his or her absence and providing oversight and management of all phases of the Penny Transportation Program. This class shall also work with the Director of Transportation to negotiate, execute, and manage Consultant contracts. This class will also work with staff to approve construction bid documents, review bids submitted, and assist in management of construction Contractors. This class shall serve as the Contract Manager on multiple contracts. This class has expertise and knowledge of transportation planning, engineering and design, and contract and project / program management, scheduling, cost estimating, right-of-way acquisitions, surveying, plan review and inspection; and performs related professional, administrative and supervisory work as required in support of all Transportation Penny items. This class provides in house project management from design to completion, and performs and/or supervises design work as necessary. This class plans, organizes and implements the aforementioned project types within major organizational policies. This position reports directly to the County Director of Transportation. Requires Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, project management or a related field. Registered Professional Engineer in the State of South Carolina preferred. Requires a minimum of six years of relevant experience. SCDOT experience preferred. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 455021793 The purpose of this class is to oversee all aspects of the Equal Opportunity Contracting program, specifically Small Local Business Enterprise Program (SLBE) and Emerging Small Local Business Enterprise Program (ESLBE) contracts, including administration, implementation and monitoring; establishing procedures and processes and compliance. The position will work with staff to create more opportunities for small, local businesses by identifying specific contracting opportunities within Richland County for suitable contractors within the area. The purpose of the class is to plan, organize, coordinate, develop, manage, evaluate, train, and supervise the SLBE and ESLBE Programs as it relates to the Transportation Penny. The position will plan, develop, direct, manage, monitor, and supervise the implementation of the County's SLBE Program and contract compliance. This class has expertise and knowledge of contract and program management and performs related professional, administrative and other duties as required. This class administers the SLBE program and ensures all contracts are in compliance. The incumbent shall report to the Manager of OSBO. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Project Management, or other related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license.Requires over five years of relevant experience. Must successfully demonstrate ability to interpret and implement federal, state, and local rules and regulations related to SLBEs / MWDBEs. Previous experience in grant administration, budgeting, accounting, procurement, and/or compliance/monitoring responsibilities preferred. Experience in DBS/MWDBE/Small Business programs preferred.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 03, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 404640063 The purpose of this class is to provide professional, timely and courteous customer service to appointed and elected officials, County citizens, County staff and outside agencies requesting information, assistance or service; to maintain accurate and complete customer service records, and to perform related work as assigned. This class works according to a wide range of procedures; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor. Requires a high school diploma or GED; however, a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business, Political Science, English or comparable field is preferred. Must posses a valid state driver's license. Requires over 6 months up to and including one year.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Sep 29, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 422312231 The purpose of the class is to perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems and equipment; to coordinate major repairs as needed, and to perform related duties 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 plumbing or a closely related field. Must complete a four-year apprenticeship program in plumbing maintenance and repair. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires four years of experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 554038655 The purpose of the class is to analyze and plan effective and efficient HR programs for the County. This class works within policy and organizational guidelines and performs advanced professional HR work within the County's HRSD by contributing recommendations for the design, delivery, and maintenance of HRSD programs. Key responsibilities in the following areas: HRIS, Budget, Audits, and Compliance. Performs analysis, generates comprehensive reports, and provides recommendations for changes in HRSD 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, digitalization, 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 emphasis in functional area. 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1591325562 The purpose of the class to perform provide clerical support to assigned department. Answers telephones, opens and sorts mail and provides customer service assistance to employees and public. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision. Requires high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Preferred one year clerical work experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1872125345 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible, confidential and complex paralegal support to the Solicitor and other department attorneys and staff; to provide case management and other specialized duties to expedite the judicial process and to ensure efficient and effective case administration, and to perform related secretarial and clerical work as assigned. The class is given a general outline of work to be performed and is free to develop work methods and sequences, with periodic review by supervisor. 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 legal studies or closely related field. Must possess or be able to obtain NCIC certification. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over three years and up to and including five years of experience.