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.

 

15 job(s) at Richland County Government

Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jan 11, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1084655376 The purpose of the class is to perform clerical work as assigned. 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. Requires over one year and up to and including two years of experience. Must have cashier experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jan 11, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1149056706 Provides administrative and clerical support to the assigned unit supervisor , performing such duties as scheduling meetings and appointments, maintaining calendars, composing routine memos and letters for supervisor's signature, transcribing minutes, typing memos and correspondence, compiling information as requested. Performs other general clerical work as required, including but not limited to compiling data for reports, copying and filing documents, entering and retrieving computer data, processing daily mail, disseminating memos / information to department staff, ordering office supplies and maintaining inventory records, maintaining lists and logs, etc.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jan 08, 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 Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jan 08, 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jan 07, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 695448388 The purpose of the class is to serve as the Manager of the Transportation Program for all projects funded by the County Penny Transportation Program. This class will work within the Transportation Department to implement and manage all aspects of the Transportation Penny Program. This class has expertise of transportation planning; project scheduling; surveying; engineering and design; right-of-way acquisition; utility coordination; permitting; cost estimating; construction plan review; construction procurement; value engineering; construction contract management; construction inspection and standards; field revisions; and conflict resolution. This class will also work as a liaison to other government and public entities, such as the Richland County Department of Public Works, the City of Columbia, the South Carolina Department of Transportation, various homeowners associations and the general public regarding Transportation Penny projects. This class provides in-house transportation engineering project management from design to completion. This class plans, organizes and implements the aforementioned project types within organizational policies. This class shall perform related professional, administrative and supervisory work as required in support of all Transportation Penny items. This position reports directly to the County Assistant Director of Transportation. Requires Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, project management or a related field. Requires a minimum of six years of relevant experience. Preferred license as a registered Professional Engineer in the State of South Carolina. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jan 07, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1961434131 The primary function of an employee in this class is to inspect Richland County Transportation Penny road, bikeway, pedestrian, and greenway projects to ensure that they meet all federal, state, County and municipal codes, regulations, and specifications. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of a Construction, Engineering, and Inspection (CEI) Foreman, but some leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County personnel, Contractors, Engineers, and the general public. The principal duties of this class are performed at a variety of work sites throughout the County. Requires a High School Diploma or GED, with an Associate's degree in Construction Technology or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution preferred. Must possess a valid state driver's license, including a clean DMV record; and the following certifications: • South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Earthwork and Base Course Technician • SCDOT Nuclear Gauge with HazMat • SCDOT Asphalt Roadway Technician (ART) • SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCHEC) Certified Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control Inspector Requires five years of experience in road construction inspection and testing; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skill and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jan 07, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 650305099 The purpose of the class is to develop and maintain the County's planning process, including the systematic preparation and continual re-evaluation and updating of those elements considered critical, necessary and desirable to guide the development and redevelopment of Richland County; to assist the Planning Commission in its responsibility for compliance with the S.C. Local Government Comprehensive Planning Enabling Act of 1994, including the development, amendment and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan for Richland County, 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 a Bachelor's degree in land use planning, urban or regional planning, geography, landscape architecture, public administration or a closely related field. Master's degree is desirable. Must possess a valid state driver's license. American Institute of Certified Planners certification is desirable. Requires seven years of progressively responsible experience. Master's degree may substitute for two years of progressively responsible experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 564473827 The purpose of the class is to perform semi-skilled and unskilled work involved in both custodial and grounds maintenance tasks for the County; to maintain assigned equipment, and to perform related work as required. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision of the Grounds Supervisor. Performs general groundskeeping work, including but not limited to preparing soil for planting, installing landscape materials, watering plants and trees, pruning trees and shrubbery, removing weeds, mowing grass, applying fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, etc. Requires: High school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires six months of relevant work experience. Pesticide Applicator license is desirable.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jan 04, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 512841224 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
Jan 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 929286935 The purpose of the class is to plan, develop, present, and coordinate effective and efficient Training, Development, and Communications programs for the County. This class 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 the Training, Development, and Communications programs. Performs analysis, generates comprehensive reports, and provides recommendations for changes in policies, guidelines, and procedures that support assigned HR function. Applies federal and state laws, county policies, and guidelines. Frequent contact with employees, retirees and HR contacts to identify needs and facilitate resolution of issues. 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 may substitute 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. HR Professional Certification preferred.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Dec 31, 2019
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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Dec 31, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 569772433 The purpose of the class is to perform technical engineering duties associated with the inspection of road, storm drainage, grading and sediment / erosion control construction projects contracted by the private sector; analyze data from studies; to provide professional and courteous customer service, 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 supervision of the Engineering Associate II-Inspections. Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, special courses or self-education that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education or specialized advanced training in engineering technology or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Department of Transportation Asphalt Roadway and Earth Base Technician certification and DHEC Sediment and Erosion Control certification are desirable. Must be able to obtain Certified Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector (CEPSCI) certification within 6 months of hire.Requires over two years and up to and including four years of experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Dec 20, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1855787988 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible secretarial and clerical support to help ensure effective and efficient Probate Court operations; to provide professional and courteous customer service at all times, 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, Vocational/Technical School Degree, GED or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess or be able to obtain Notary Public certification within three months of employment. Must have capability of being bonded. Must pass a drug screening. Must pass a SLED check. Requires over six months and up to and including one year.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Sep 24, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1571907773 The E911 PC/LAN, under the supervision of the E911 Network Manager Specialist II performs technical and administrative duties related to the design, maintenance and support of the E911 CRCC (Columbia Richland Communication Center) including but not limited to PC environment, Motorola Radio environment, VESTA 911/VOIP Phone systems, AVL, NICE Recording systems, Network environment and CAD environments. This position regularly interacts with CRCC department heads and personnel. Regularly interacts with Richland County IT, Richland County EMS, Richland County Sheriff's Department, City of Columbia Police, and City of Columbia Fire and Rescue. Regularly interacts with outside consultants, and outside vendors. Must have successfully completed college level course work in related topics, or have attended related professional seminars. Must be able to supply written proof of completion for all course work and/or degrees that are being used to satisfy the minimum training requirements. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Must have a minimum of one year relevant PC/LAN experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Aug 28, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 674909528 The purpose of the class is to examine financial records of small to medium size businesses to determine the tax liability for business licenses and other County-required fees and taxes in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Procedures and department requirements. Work involves applying business license requirements to businesses' financial records. Revenue Auditor I's also initiate investigations and begin compliance efforts according to established procedures when businesses fail an audit, including preparing cases for and presenting them in court or other judicial proceedings. Audits conducted by the Revenue Auditor I relative to the Revenue Auditor II are distinguished by being less complex and less time-consuming, and are characterized as "desk audits." A Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business, finance, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is required. Must be able to supply written proof of completion for all course work and/or degree(s) that are being used to satisfy the minimum education requirements. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Any one or more of the following certifications are preferable: Accreditation in Business Licensing (ABL) certification from the South Carolina Business Licensing Officials Association, or other related professional certification. Requires a minimum of one year experience in financial or program audits and/or performance compliance in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and Procedures, common business practices relating to the keeping of accounting books and other financial records, and tax law or relevant experience in local government revenue-related audits, resolution of complex tax and regulatory requirements, and interpretation and application of local and South Carolina state law is highly desirable. Strongly prefer experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and data processing applications.