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.

 

20 job(s) at Richland County Government

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 28, 2020
Full Time
Announcement Number: 334316926 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 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
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Mar 04, 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
Mar 03, 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
Feb 29, 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
Feb 29, 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
Feb 26, 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
Feb 26, 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
Feb 26, 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 Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Feb 19, 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.