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.

38 job(s) at Richland County Government

Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 11, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1886560636 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 Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Oct 11, 2019
Part 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, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 09, 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, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 05, 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, SC South Carolina, United States
Oct 02, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 2054100478 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 02, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1988099506 The purpose of the class is to be responsible for the daily operation, personnel, and the budget of the Board of Elections and Voter Registration. Directs and oversees the conduct of primary, general, municipal, and special elections; organizes and implements the policies and procedures of the Board of Elections and Voter Registration to ensure proper registration of each voter in the correct precinct/districts within the county; ensures compliance with federal, state and local election laws. Directs and oversees redistricting and reapportionment; directs and oversees absentee and fail-safe precincts; directs and oversees supervision of poll workers, full time clerks and other temporary and part time office personnel. Communicates with candidates, media, political parties and elected officials. Provide reports to the Richland County Delegation about functions of the office as needed. Speaks at functions and demonstrate iVotronic voting machines to educate the citizens of Richland County on the use of the voting machines and the voting process. Works with the general public on Voter Education Outreach - teaching and registering the citizens of Richland County. Remains in constant adherence with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Obtains preclearance from the US Department of Justice on voting issues, absentee data and precinct lines etc. Works closely with other County Registration Boards Directors regarding voting issues. Assists the Board of Elections and Voter Registration with the certification of elections; works directly with the Election Commissioners with failsafe, provisional and challenged ballots that are cast on Election Day. This class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation. Requires a Bachelors Degree. Must possess a valid state driver's license. State certification within 18 months of appointment and yearly recertification. Requires a Notary certificate or the ability to obtain Notary certificate within two months of hire. Requires five years of full-time managerial, administrative or supervisory experience in a governmental agency with an emphasis in administering a Voter Registration or Elections program or supervising a staff engaged in Voter Registration and Election activities, at the municipal, county level or above.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Oct 02, 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, SC South Carolina, United States
Oct 02, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 722528323 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
Oct 01, 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, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Sep 27, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 492577996 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.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
Sep 27, 2019
Part 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.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Sep 24, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1571907773 The E911 PC/LAN, under the supervision of the E911 Network Manager Specialist II performs technical and administrative duties related to the design, maintenance and support of the E911 CRCC (Columbia Richland Communication Center) including but not limited to PC environment, Motorola Radio environment, VESTA 911/VOIP Phone systems, AVL, NICE Recording systems, Network environment and CAD environments. This position regularly interacts with CRCC department heads and personnel. Regularly interacts with Richland County IT, 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. Must have successfully completed college level course work in related topics, or have attended related professional seminars. Must be able to supply written proof of completion for all course work and/or degrees that are being used to satisfy the minimum training requirements. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Must have a minimum of one year relevant PC/LAN experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Sep 18, 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
Sep 05, 2019
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
Sep 04, 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Aug 28, 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
Aug 15, 2019
Part Time
Announcement Number: 1812025814 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
Aug 15, 2019
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
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1957040154 The purpose of this class is to implement and assist in the development of comprehensive County-wide occupational safety and health programs and policies and to ensure operations are in compliance with OSHA regulations and County policy. This class works under the general supervision of the Safety Manager, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Requires a Bachelor's degree preferably in occupational safety and health or a closely related field or a Bachelor's degree and significant occupational safety and health training or equivalent experience. Requires knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, standards, and best practice guidelines relating to occupational safety and health. Must possess a valid state driver's license. May be required to possess or obtain specific safety certifications as deemed necessary by supervisor. Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation is desirable. Requires three years of experience. Experience in both general industry and construction is desirable. Prior experience as an OSHA Compliance Officer is desirable.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Aug 10, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 933164015 This position performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems and equipment; to provide instruction and leadership of subordinate mechanics in the absence of the HVAC Supervisor, and to perform related work as required. This position reports to HVAC Supervisor. 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 HVAC maintenance or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess journeyman certification in HVAC; must possess Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification. Requires at least 2 years experience.