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.

 

29 job(s) at Richland County Government

Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 05, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1442520142 The purpose of the class is to perform professional civil engineering work in the design, development, review and/or coordination of County road paving and resurfacing projects; to manage State "C" Grant funds and federal entitlement funds for transportation, drainage and sidewalk projects; to assist with other County capital improvement projects, and to perform related 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 Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in civil engineering or closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess or obtain Professional Engineer registration in the state of South Carolina within six months of hire date. Requires four or more years of experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 05, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1270189839 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible administrative and secretarial support to help ensure effective and efficient CASA office operations; to provide professional and courteous customer service at all times, 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 secretarial science, judicial process and documents, office administration or a closely related field; Associate's degree is preferred. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over two years and up to and including four years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 01, 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
Jun 01, 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
Jun 01, 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
Jun 01, 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
Jun 01, 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
Jun 01, 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
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1398409239 The purpose of the class is to plan, direct and supervise all programs and operations of the Utilities Department to ensure the proper provision and management of public services to the citizens of Richland County; to supervise through subordinate staff the Water / Wastewater Treatment, Engineering, Administration and Special Project Management divisions; to respond to complaints and requests for service from County residents, and to perform other professional, administrative and supervisory work as required. This class researches and formulates long-range goals for the organization, develops policy and position papers, and negotiates with chief administrative officers and/or elected officials. This class also serves as a member of the County Administrator's Executive Cabinet team. Requires Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in engineering, management, public administration or another related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess Professional Engineer designation and a Class "A" Utility Operator license. Requires over ten years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 108903980 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
Jun 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1134450674 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
Jun 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1295559211 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 01, 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1915803816 The purpose of the class is to develop and maintain the County's Neighborhood Improvement Program and to administer the Neighborhood Improvement Fund; to integrate neighborhood planning with the County's comprehensive land use planning process, 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 Master's degree in urban or regional planning, landscape architecture, public administration or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. American Institute of Certified Planners certification is desirable. Requires over two years and up to and including six years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1112132673 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 01, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1827996356 The Network & Telecom Specialist performs technical and administrative duties related to the design, establishment, enhancement, and support of Richland County's networking and telecommunications environment. This position will interact regularly with Richland County users, department heads, their designated representatives, vendors, outside consultants, local and regional IT professionals, and leaders from other government agencies such as city, university, and state. May be one of the Richland County representatives at local, regional, and national IT events, meetings, and user groups. Must have successfully completed college level course work in related topics, or have attended related professional seminars or have equivalent professional experience. A+ certification and MCP certifications are required. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must have an intermediate level of relevant networking and telecommunication 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.