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 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
May 14, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1577710872 The purpose of the class is to manage and supervise the County's housing development grant programs; to manage the fiscal aspects of the programs; to promote program opportunities and services to the public, 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. Requires Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in urban or regional planning, public administration, business or other related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Housing inspection certification(s) are desirable. Requires over four years and up to and including eight years of 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 08, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1963828903 The purpose of the class is to coordinate and supervise the daily operation of assigned water and wastewater collection, distribution and/or treatment systems, ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and location regulations, and to perform other technical, 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. Requires Associate's degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with emphasis in civil engineering, construction management, environmental technology, biology or a related field; Bachelor's degree is desirable. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires four years of relevant experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
May 08, 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
May 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 534401693 The Utilities Coordinator is responsible for the satisfactory operation of all water and wastewater treatment systems to include treatment plants, distribution and collection systems. Performs such tasks as reading water meters, maintaining system, collecting samples, laboratory analysis and compliance reporting. This position is under the general supervision of the Director of Utilities and reports to the Wastewater Superintendent. This position regularly interacts with other governmental agencies, consulting engineers, utility contractors, other County Departments and the general public. This position may be assigned special projects and other responsibilities as required. Must possess a valid state driver's license. This position requires an Associate's degree in Engineering, Drafting or related field, with three (3) to five (5) years experience in utility system operation. Knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical and mechanical skills are required. Advanced level utility operator's license may be substituted for educational requirements.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1687063953 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
May 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1389865442 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 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.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1237427090 The purpose of the class is to provide security, custody and control of inmate workers and community service defendants participating in the inmate labor and community service programs of the Special Services Division; to ensure the safety of crew members, staff and the general public through the enforcement of strict program rules and regulations, and to perform related work as required. This class works according to; set procedures but uses judgement and prioritization for scheduling work activities; work is reviewed regularly by 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 criminal justice, corrections or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Must attend and obtain required certification from the S.C. Department of Corrections Training Academy. Requires over six months and up to and including one year.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
May 04, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1998580304 The purpose of the class is to provide responsible administrative and clerical support to ensure effective and efficient office operations in assigned unit or division of the Department; to assist with administrative support functions, such as preparing and handling invoices, researching, compiling data, handling general projects, generating reports, and perform related work as required. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods that are general in nature and for which there are precedents. Work is performed under general supervision. Requires completion of high school degree/GED and one to three years of experience, or requires Associate's degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with emphasis in office management, secretarial science, business administration or a closely related field. Must possess a valid state driver's license. May be required to possess or obtain Notary Public certification. Requires over one year and up to and including three years of experience.
Richland County, SC Richland, South Carolina, United States
May 01, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1850049754 Under supervision of a GIS Manager or Department Director, the GIS Technician I provides departmental GIS support in the daily maintenance and presentation of geographic data. Utilizes technical skills and commercial GIS software for data capture/conversion and maintenance of the departmental GIS. Captures data in different formats using electronic data recorders, global positioning system equipment, digitizer, and other means. Performs spatial analysis of County GIS layers to affect a desired result in departmental applications and queries. Creates and maintains data in spatial and tabular formats according to departmental or County GIS procedures. Is tasked with QA (Quality Assurance) duties to ensure validity and accuracy of departmental data layers. Creates standard system products and cartographic presentations of GIS themes as directed by departmental or County staff. An Associates degree is required, preferably in geography, computer science, engineering, technical drafting, a land-related discipline, or another field related to this position. Graduation from a specialized technical training program or high school diploma (or equivalent) 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. Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Must have a minimum of six months relevant GIS experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Apr 30, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 2016699587 The purpose of the class is to monitor and screen all waste and recyclable materials delivered by residents to County drop-off sites; to assist the public in placing materials in proper containers; to assess and collect tipping fees; to monitor container volume and maintain site appearance and safety. The class works according to some procedures under occasional supervision. Requires high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Requires a short demonstration up to and including one month.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 107888946 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, South Carolina, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1944567291 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, South Carolina, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 1300592719 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, South Carolina, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 580336699 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 Richland, South Carolina, United States
Apr 29, 2019
Full Time
Announcement Number: 410110619 The purpose of the class is to provide legal representation to Court Appointed Special Advocates (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 one to two years of related work experience.
Richland County, SC Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Apr 29, 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
Apr 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.