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.

31 job(s) at Richland County Government

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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Feb 14, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1151427708 The purpose of this class is to perform routine-to-moderately complex clerical and customer service work involved in the preparation and processing of County tax bills, and to perform related duties as assigned. 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. Requires over one year and up to and including two years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Feb 09, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 92874971 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 Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Feb 06, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 475439094 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jan 25, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 779556909 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
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 859928203 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 04, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1267225692 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 Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jan 03, 2019
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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Dec 20, 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 Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Nov 28, 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
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 379135695 The purpose of the class is to plan and supervise the efficient administration, operation and maintenance of the County's water and wastewater treatment facilities, ensuring compliance with strict water quality standards; and to perform other professional, technical, administrative and supervisory work as required. This class plans, organizes and implements programs within major organizational policies, reporting program progress to executive-level administration through reports and conferences. Requires Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in environmental engineering, biology, chemistry or closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess a Class "A" Wastewater and Water Operator licenses. Requires over six years and up to and including ten years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1528589502 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 170956739 The purpose of the class is to perform responsible accounting work in support of grant programs managed by the Community Development Department; to conduct program audits; to prepare and review grant reports, 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 Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in accounting, finance or a closely related field. 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
Feb 09, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1216996556 The purpose of the class is to perform routine-to-moderately complex technical work in the procurement of equipment, supplies and services for Richland County, and to perform other work as necessary in support of effective and efficient department operations. 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 accounting, procurement, business or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess or be able to obtain Professional Public Buyer certification. Requires over one year and up to and including two years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Feb 09, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1456697212 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
Feb 06, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 682575282 The purpose of the class is to perform responsible, specialized clerical duties in support of efficient and effective Magisterial Court System operations; to maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and records; to assist in the courtroom as necessary, 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 general supervision. Requires high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training; paralegal degree preferred. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess or be able to obtain Notary Public certification. Must possess or be able to obtain NCIC certification. Requires one or more years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Feb 06, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 496217601 The purpose of the class is to perform responsible, specialized clerical duties in support of efficient and effective Magisterial Court System operations; to maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and records; to assist in the courtroom as necessary, 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 general supervision. Requires high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training; paralegal degree preferred. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess or be able to obtain Notary Public certification. Must possess or be able to obtain NCIC certification. Requires over one year and up to and including two years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Feb 06, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1844323136 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
Feb 06, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1618303528 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.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1066350837 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.