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.

48 job(s) at Richland County Government

Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 32610 The Programmer/Analyst-I performs entry-level analysis, programming, as well as other technical and administrative duties related to the design, establishment, enhancement, and support of Richland County's application software environment. This person has entry-level skills in the computer languages used by the RCIT Department. Uses entry-level skills to analyze, design and develop new computer programs, and modify existing computer programs. Will assist in determining impact of new or changed software on existing systems. Will assist in research of potential new software systems. Will be mentored by senior and intermediate programmers to obtain more advanced skills and perform more advanced duties. Will assist in interviewing users in order to gain a better understanding of applications and needs. Reviews and assists in the creation of requirements definitions. Will assist in the creation of feasibility studies. May interact with Richland County department heads and their designated representatives. May interact with outside consultants and outside vendors. Travels in personal car to computer sites throughout the County. Reports to the RCIT Business Systems Division. Must have a two-year degree in a field applicable to this position or equivalent professional experience. High School diploma is required. Must be able to supply written proof of completion for all course work and/or degrees that are being used to satisfy the minimum requirements. Certification in Agile methodology is preferred. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License (or acquire it within 90 days of employment.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 32599 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, SC, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 32594 The purpose of the class is to prepare specific computer programs and operations for each election held in Richland County which includes preparing the Election Definition, Hardware Preparation, Election Security, Equipment Testing, Tabulation, Election Reporting and certifying elections results. Review and file ballot preparation and distribute iVotronic Voting Machine to each precinct, order and provide election supplies, train elections workers, and provide Voter education programs to citizens and to coordinate all other aspects of elections. Bachelors Degree in a Computer Related Field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must have at least 4 years experience working with iVotronic machines.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 32590 The purpose of the class is to assist the Election Systems Coordinator in preparing specific computer programs and operations for each election held in Richland County which includes preparing the Election Definition, Hardware Preparation, Election Security, Equipment Testing, Tabulation, Election Reporting and certifying elections results; reviewing and filing, ballot preparation and distributing iVotronic Voting Machines to each precinct and providing election supplies, training elections workers, and providing Voter education programs to citizens. Associates Degree in a Computer Related Field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. 2 years of experience working in a technical related field.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 32586 The purpose of the class is to develop and administer the right-of-way program for the Public Works Department, including acquisition and records management functions; and to perform other technical 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 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 surveying, construction, engineering technology or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Certification from the International Right-of-Way Association is desirable. Requires over two years and up to and including four years
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 32558 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. Position reports to Crew Leader. Requires high school diploma, GED equivalent or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state commercial driver's license (Class "A" B) with appropriate endorsements. Requires over two years and up to and including four years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 24684 The purpose of the class is to plan, coordinate and supervise the daily operations of the appraisal section of the Assessor's Office; to assist the Assessor in the annual valuation of all real property in Richland County and the reassessment of all real property every five years; to perform complex appraisal work as necessary, and to perform related work as assigned. 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. Reports directly to the Richland County Assessor. Requires Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in real estate, business administration, finance or closely related field. Must possess S.C. Certified General Mass Appraisal License or equivalent; must successfully complete required real estate appraisal courses and have current Standards of Professional Practices certification; must complete annual certification requirements of the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires over ten years of experience in computer assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) and management or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 07, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 32069 The purpose of the class is to perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of boilers and related equipment; to assist with the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems and equipment, 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 HVAC supervisor. Requires high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess boiler operator and repair certification. Requires over one year and up to and including two years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 04, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 24685 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, SC, USA
Jun 04, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 24643 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 Columbia, SC, USA
Jun 04, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 24704 The purpose of the class is to operate heavy equipment in the operation, maintenance and/or construction of City facilities, grounds and infrastructure; to maintain assigned equipment; to provide leadership and instruction as assigned, and to perform other work as required. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. Position report to Crew leader. Requires high school diploma, GED equivalent or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state CDL driver's license (Class A) with appropriate endorsements. Requires over three years and up to and including five years of experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 24676 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. Must be currently enrolled in a recognized educational program. No experience required. This is a part-time position.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 24675 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, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 24672 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible managerial support to ensure effective & efficient operations & activities of the County Council. Plans, organizes, directs & coordinates office staff, programs & activities to ensure that objectives are attained, plans are fulfilled & Council needs are met. Responsibility for relieving Council members of various administrative duties. Maintains effective internal & external relationships through management, leadership & communications to achieve economical, technical & productive performance. Work is performed under general supervision of the County Council. Requires a Bachelor's degree with major course work in government, administration/management, law, or community organization and at least five years experience. Requires valid state driver's license and eligibility to obtain Notary Public certification.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 24650 The purpose of the class is to oversee environmental laboratory operations, performing required sampling, analysis and reporting to appropriate regulatory agencies; to develop, implement and administer the County's pre-treatment program for industrial users, and to perform other professional, technical 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 Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in environmental science, chemistry, biology or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess Class "B" Water and Wastewater Operators licenses. Requires over four years and up to and including eight years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 24649 The purpose of the class is to perform skilled work in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the County's water and wastewater treatment plants and related equipment and facilities, and to perform other skilled and semi-skilled 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; technical diploma is desirable. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must possess or be able to obtain a SC Commercial Driver's license within six months of hire. Must possess Class "D" Water and/or Wastewater Operator licenses or be able to obtain one within two years. Requires over one year and up to and including two years.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Part Time
Announcement Number: 24581 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, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 28357 The Assistant Director of Public Information is responsible for assisting the Director of Public Information in implementing a comprehensive communications program for the County through the dissemination of County policy, programs and services to the public; answering media inquiries and facilitating media interviews, promoting County services and special events; writing and editing news releases and other material for publication; serving as a spokesperson on issues affecting County operations; and support Director in developing and overseeing the Public Information Office budget. The position regularly interacts with County Council, elected officials, County employees, representatives of the print, radio and television media as well as the general public. This position may be assigned special projects and other responsibilities as required. The position reports to and works under the limited supervision of the Director of Public Information. This position requires a bachelor's degree in Journalism, PR or Marketing, or other closely related fields. The incumbent may be required to periodically travel to different locations within the County and must, therefore, have a valid state driver's license. The incumbent must have five years of experience in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or Media Arts and must be skilled in AP Style writing.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 28275 The purpose of the class is to perform semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems and equipment; to perform general carpentry and minor building construction and renovation work; to assist with other trades as required; and to perform related work as required. This class works according to procedures but has limited input on how to accomplish assigned tasks; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor, Facilities Assistant General Manager. 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 of experience in a related field.
Richland County, SC Columbia, SC, USA
May 31, 2018
Full Time
Announcement Number: 28274 The purpose of the class is to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in various painting and related projects as assigned; to assist with general carpentry and minor building construction and renovation work, 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 of Painting. 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 of experience.