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.

37 job(s) at Richland County Government

Richland County Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 333258115 The purpose of the class is to support and maintain the mission of the County's Government & Community Services department: to improve the quality of life for Richland County constituents through outreach, mediation, advocacy, strategic programming, and education. Develops, promotes, and maintains professional, collaborative, and cooperative relationships with internal (County staff and Council) and external stakeholders (elected and appointed officials, business community, schools, neighborhood associations, and designated community agencies). Engages and involves the public in policies and practices that directly impact communities. Measures the impact of initiatives through surveys, reports, and involvement. Effectively communicates accurate and essential information to all audiences in conjunction with other County departments. Serves as an outlet between the County and its constituents, customers, and partners. Helps satisfy unresolved issues and works to continuously improve public involvement in the government process. This position is responsible for ensuring GCS programs and services delivered are consistent with the Richland County Mission to provide essential services, efficiently and effectively, in order to improve the quality of life for its citizens with minimal bureaucracy, with integrity, and within the parameters and power set forth in applicable federal, state, and local laws. The position reports to the Assistant Director-Government & Community Services. Requires a Bachelor's degree in public administration, political science, business administration, communications, education, or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university, and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Requires at least beginner-level experience using MS Office Suite, email, online search, online survey, and file conversion software or applications. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires two years of relevant experience. Must have demonstrated understanding of political processes (local, state, and federal); strong organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to work with multiple constituencies and demonstrate diplomacy; demonstrated ability to research, analyze, and recommend strategies for program and policy development.
Richland County Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 546475869 The purpose of the class is to coordinate and administer programs and daily operations as assigned; to assist with general project management; to provide professional and courteous customer service at all times, and to perform related professional and administrative 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 Associate's degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with in a related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over two years and up to and including four years.
Richland County Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 16, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1314129040 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible, confidential and complex administrative and secretarial support to the Department Director; to coordinate administrative support activities within the Office of the County Administrator, and to perform related 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 bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, or related field. Master's degree in public administration, business administration, or related field preferred. This requirement may be substituted with an Associate degree in secretarial sciences plus at least six years of experience at executive level. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires a minimum of four years of experience at the executive/administrative level in a public or private organization.
Richland County Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1102283099 The purpose of the class is to represent indigent adults and juveniles charged with less serious criminal offenses in Richland County. Presents and argues cases in court as assigned; prepares and tries criminal cases; prepares and argues motions; negotiates plea bargains on behalf of criminally charged clients, represents indigent clients charged with crimes at preliminary hearings; participates in case investigation including crime scene investigation, interviews witnesses and victims, and examines evidence; researches legal issues, evaluates and prepares witnesses for trial; selects juries, etc. Receives and responds to client or public inquiries, concerns and complaints in areas of responsibility. Plans and gives presentations to various community / civic organizations as requested. Maintains files and notes related to representation. Attends professional conferences, training, seminars, workshops, etc., as necessary to maintain job knowledge and skills. 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 driver's license.
Richland County Government Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Oct 10, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 397243871 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 Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1632061584 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 Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 604320825 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 Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1232161206 The purpose of the class is to perform responsible professional accounting work in the maintenance and review of the County's financial records; to prepare financial reports; to provide leadership to lower-level staff as assigned, and to perform related work as assigned. 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, or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over two years and up to and including four years of experience.
Richland County Government Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Sep 30, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1167414156 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 Government Richland, South Carolina, United States
Sep 26, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 470787245 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 of experience.