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 Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 355621068 The purpose of the class is to perform equipment operations and specialized maintenance work in support of daily County landfill operations; to maintain assigned equipment, 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 commercial driver's license (CDL) with appropriate endorsements or obtain CDL license within 12 months of hire. Requires two years to four years of experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 04, 2019
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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 792096493 The purpose of the class is to develop and to manage the Employee Development Division usually including three or four major units of the Human Resource Services Department These major units include: Training and Development; Employee Relations and Diversity; Communications and Performance Management. There is a significant responsibility for assuring compliance with numerous federal regulations applicable to the assigned work areas. 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. Accurate and efficient delivery and management of customer services in areas of responsibility is a critical success factor. Position maintains a broad scope of responsibility including managing and supervision with a significant level of discretion and accountability. Coaches and counsels employees on issues ranging from problems with co-workers to problems with management. May supervise HR Supervisors. Must maintain business acumen of all County departments and knowledge of all functions of HR and is a member of HRSD Management Team. Requires Bachelor's degree in personnel administration, business administration, or closely related field. Applicable professional human resources certification (SHRM, World at Work, HRCI CEBS or IPMA) is preferred. Requires six years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 405432102 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible administrative and clerical support to ensure effective and efficient Human Resources Department office operations, 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 Associates degree or high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training (special courses or self-education that are equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education or specialized advanced training in personnel administration, office administration or a closely related field). Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires two years of relevant experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1606688818 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 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 commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements. Requires over two years and up to and including four years.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 29, 2019
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 South Carolina, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 2130395461 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 299184874 The purpose of this class is work under the direct supervision of the Housing Program Manager and the general supervision of the Division Head, this position will assist in day-to-day operation of the housing activities. Will work closely with and assist potential clients with the application process in order to screen program applicants for housing assistance services. Will provide one-on-one assistance with information about the various housing programs. This class will provide oversight and general management for the Richland County Homeowner Assistance Program (RCHAP), the Homeowner Rehabilitation Program (HRP) and other grant programs as deemed necessary. This class is also responsible for all Davis Bacon requirements for all applicable projects in the department. Will accept responsibility for assigned tasks and work in a coordinated and cooperative manner with other community development staff and other community development professionals. Requires Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences or the equivalent work experience in Community Development or similar type field/programs. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 25, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 853251633 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible administrative 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. 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, office administration or a closely related field; Associate's degree is preferred. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must be capable of being bonded and passing a SLED check and drug screening. Requires over two years and up to and including four years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 22, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 949417194 The Manager of Facilities will monitor and supervise the work of all personnel assigned to the Support Services, maintenance Section (Plumbers, Electricians, Grounds Keepers, Maintenance personnel, laundry, supply personnel and assigned security officers, etc) and oversee the day to day operation of the section while reporting directly to the Assistant Director. Under limited supervision, the Manager of Facilities manages and inspects work performed by all Maintenance personnel, hired contractors and vendors on Detention Center property and/or off-site work as instructed by the Detention Center Director. Immediately report damage, destruction, or serviceability and/or workability problems of Detention Center equipment, machinery or systems (plumbing, electrical devices or panels, fire control and alarm systems, panels and fire sprinkler system, electronics security locks, controls and panels, plant chillers, boilers, emergency generators, etc) and schedule needed repairs or replacement while ensuring that workability of equipment is restored as quickly as possible. Maintain documentation of all maintenance problems and repairs made on behalf of the Detention Center. Maintain supply and equipment inventories to ensure proper maintenance of equipment and proper operation of the Detention Center, while maintaining the appropriate inventory documents. The Manager of Facilities is responsible for Budget Control, forecasting (short/long term), Planning, and coordinating of support activities. This includes representation in meetings for Support Services with Director, Staff, Financial, Procurement, and County Support Services Manager when required. Requires a 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 electrical maintenance or a closely related field. Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license. Requires four years of experience in maintenance operations.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 22, 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, SC South Carolina, United States
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 898175943 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
Jun 19, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 326369773 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
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1714048718 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 of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 2054768971 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1507693915 The purpose of the class is to inspect businesses for compliance with applicable ordinances and business license requirements; to initiate investigations and enforce compliance 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. Includes providing information, guidance, or assistance to other County department directors, County elected officials, and the business community. Requires an Associate's Degree in public administration, business, finance, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. 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. Requires a minimum of two years in local government. Must be familiar with different computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and data processing applications.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Jun 08, 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. Junior auditors 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 Junior Revenue Auditor relative to the Revenue Auditor I 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. 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. Must be proficient with different computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, data processing applications, and others.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 17, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1731457765 The CAD/E911 GIS Analyst performs technical and administrative duties related to the design, maintenance, enhancement, and support of all CRCC GIS datasets, AVL integration, and other spatial components of E911 operations. This position is cross-trained to perform the duties of the Systems Administrator and may perform these duties whenever the Systems Administrator is absent, or whenever the position becomes temporarily vacant. Regularly interacts with CRCC department heads and personnel. Regularly interacts with Richland County IT/GIS, 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. Reports to the E911 Director. A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in geography, computer science, engineering, a land-related discipline, or another field related to this position. However, an Associate's degree may be accepted with sufficient additional practical experience. Must be able to supply written proof of completion for all course work and/or degrees that are being used to satisfy the minimum education requirements. GISP Certification desired but not required. Must be able to pass a technical exam, relevant to this job, administered by the Richland County Information Technology Department. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Applicants shall provide a current copy of their Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), obtained at the applicant's expense. This position is complex in nature, unstructured, with little routine work. Errors could cause network downtime and could result in serious delays to E911 operation. Errors could reduce the ability E911 Operators to adequately serve the public and ultimately endanger the lives of the citizens of City of Columbia and Richland County. Must have a minimum of two years project management experience providing GIS solutions to a user community. Must have a minimum of two years relevant GIS experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 09, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 558714617 To provide mosquito control services to the citizens of Richland County in an assigned area of the county. The essential tasks for this position are: Collect samples from mosquito light traps; Document data from rain gauges; Conduct breeding site surveys and treat sites with appropriate larvicides; Investigate requests for spraying (ULV Calls); Participate with community surveys for container breeding; Operate various types of vehicles & equipment including ULV machines, hand sprayers, backpack blowers, dusters, hand tools, etc. which are used for the control of mosquitoes; Ensure proper maintenance of vehicles and equipment and Compile/submit required inspection reports and forms to document activities. A high school diploma or equivalent, science background, typically a student studying the natural or physical sciences or related field. Must possess a valid SC driver's license and a good driving record.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 04, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 368067878 The purpose of the class is to perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems and equipment; to coordinate major repairs as needed, and to perform related duties 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 plumbing or a closely related field. Must complete a four-year apprenticeship program in plumbing maintenance and repair. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires four years of experience.