Current Openings

How to apply:

Applications can be picked up in the Clarendon County Human Resources office, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Applications will be accepted through the mail, fax, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Individuals with mobility impairments who need assistance with the employment application process should contact Ms. Linda P. Lemon, Human Resource Director, or Ms. Tammy Rodvansky, Benefits Coordinator at 803-435-9654.



Under the general direction of the Planning Director, the Deputy Planning Director shall assist in the administration and management of the Planning Department. The Deputy assists the Director in establishing goals, objectives, and policies for the management of the department and performs duties as required. In addition, the Deputy provides department wide support with functions such as personnel administration, budget coordination and training of personnel and Planning Commission and Zoning Board members.  At a minimum, the Deputy Director shall possess a four-year degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of two years professional planning experience, preferably in government planning. A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to those standards and that provides the required knowledge and abilities may also be considered. The Deputy Director acts as the Planning Director in his/her absence.


The primary duties will include, answering and dispatching 911 emergency calls for Clarendon County Sheriff’s Dept., Fire Dept. EMS and local towns. Requires working on rotating shifts including evenings and weekends. Must be able to work under stressful situations and have the ability to work well with the public, state and local law enforcement personnel.  Experience/training in computers, input data accurately. High school diploma. Successful applicant must pass local training and State certification within 1st year of employment.


Under limited supervision, plans, coordinates and directs the activities of staff and all related activities and programs related to Clarendon County Solid Waste Collection and Disposal and Recycling Programs. Ensures compliance with all rules, regulations, and policies regarding Solid Waste Collection and Disposal and Recycling Programs operations. Conducts related activities including supervising department personnel, preparing records and reports, coordinating maintenance, etc. Manages the County recycling center sites to ensure they are maintained according to local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, regulations or policies; Oversees and promotes Solid Waste programs, to include recycling, by seeking grants and attending schools and community programs. Supervises the activities of the Solid Waste Department which includes recycling centers and recycling operations. Duties include instructing; assigning and reviewing work; planning; performing progress checks and follow ups; maintaining standards and coordinating activities to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal rules, regulations, procedures, and law. Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited). Experience: 4 years of relevant work experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Equipment operating, health, safety and environmental regulations knowledge, and supervisory experience may be required. Some knowledge of computer operations and budget bookkeeping and procedures preferred. Must possess a valid driver's license. Position reports to the Director of Public Services.


The Detention Center seeks highly motivated, responsible, and committed applicants to supervise and manage adult male and female pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates in a secure institutional setting. Officers enforce rules, policy, laws, orders issued from the courts; and work closely with other law enforcement agencies and criminal justice professionals. Applicants must meet the following conditions: 21 years of age, clean criminal record, valid S.C. driver’s license, pass drug screen, background, and reference checks, and pass a physical fitness test. Applicants may be required to complete a TABE test at Adult Ed. as part of the hiring process. Must successfully complete Criminal Justice Academy training and obtain Basic Detention Officer Certification (Class 2 LCO) within first year of employment. Must be able to work rotating 12-hour shifts, weekends, holidays, and report for training, meetings, and emergency recall if required. Starting salary for non-certified officers is $25,200. Salary increases to $26,884 upon certification. Certified officers may be compensated at a higher starting wage depending on experience, in accordance with county guidelines. Benefits include: Police Officer’s Retirement, Paid Vacation and Sick Leave, Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Plans, Paid Holidays, Double Time Pay for Holiday Duty, Free Uniforms and Equipment, Discount Offers at Local Fitness Centers, Promotion Opportunities, Advanced Training Opportunities, Free Annual Health Screening, and more