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.

CLARENDON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY.

COMMUNITY PARAMEDIC

The Community Paramedic is responsible for participating in firefighting activities, incident mitigation involving Hazardous Materials, Vehicle Accidents, and functioning within the Community Paramedic Program.  He/she may occasionally manage other employees as needed as they perform duties associated with the program. In addition to Fire Rescue Community Outreach and Public Education, the Community Paramedicine Program is an outreach program that will allow us access to the citizens of Clarendon County to assess, educate, and facilitate the management of the patient’s medical conditions to improve their overall health, reduce the need for hospital treatments and intervention, and to reduce the events of deterioration of their condition following discharge from the hospital. This access will allow us to install smoke alarms in homes where they are needed, look for fire safety hazards, and create an overall safety assessment of the resident’s homes. The Community Paramedic will establish a supportive relationship with each patient, provide general assessments on a scheduled basis, and assist the patient with any needs that contribute to their overall health and wellbeing. Required Certifications: State of South Carolina Emergency Medical Technician – Basic /National Registry Emergency Medical Technician/Basic Life Support – CPR/Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Pediatric Advanced Life Support/South Carolina Paramedic Certification with at least 5 years of EMS experience/Completion of all South Carolina Community Paramedic education requirements/Firefighter II Certification. Requires high school diploma or equivalent with technical training in fire science supplemented by 7 years of experience and training in fire service programs and management, with two years as an instructor; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid SC driver’s license.  Must have Firefighter II, South Carolina certification as a Paramedic, certification as a Community Paramedic with documented additional training, Basic CPR certification, ACLS certification, and PALS certification.  Must have successfully completed the following course in Incident Management: ICS 100, 200, 300, 700, 703a, 800. Reports directly to the CP Captain and indirectly to the Assistant Chief and Deputy Chief of Operations.

PARAMEDIC

Under general supervision of designated fire/rescue officers, performs response and medical treatment to patients requesting assistance through 911, provides the best possible control in emergency situations in order to protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance.  Must be at least 18 years of age, at time of employment. Able to successfully complete physical agility test. Must successfully pass medical physical examination and pass testing for illegal drugs/substances. High School graduate or equivalent. Must possess Firefighter I certification. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license. Required Certifications: South Carolina EMT- Paramedic Certification, National Registry Paramedic, Basic Life Support – CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support. You will be required to obtain your IFSAC Firefighter I certification , or equivalent, within 12 months of being hired.

SHIFT FIREFIGHTER

The Clarendon County Fire Department is accepting applications for a Career Shift Firefighter position.  Minimum requirements are:  IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter I certification with current CPR & First Aid, and a valid SC Driver’s License equivalent to a Class E or Class D with fire apparatus endorsement, with a clean driving record.  Experience is preferred.  Firefighter II, Emergency Vehicle Driver Training and Pump Operations certifications are preferred.  Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends, and holidays.  Must be at least 18 years of age, at the time of employment.  High School graduate or equivalent.  Two (2) years of experience and training in fire service programs, or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. You will be required  to obtain your National Registry Certification within 12 months of being hired.

EXTERNAL FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC

Under general supervision of designated fire/rescue officers, performs responsible fire suppression, provides medical care, ensures equipment maintenance and readiness; provides the best possible control in emergency situations in order to protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance. Under no circumstances will enter a structure, mobile home or enclosure such as a camper for fire suppression activities. Must be at least 18 years of age, at time of employment. Able to successfully complete physical agility test. Must successfully pass medical physical examination and pass testing for illegal drugs/substances. High School graduate or equivalent. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license. Required Certifications: External Firefighter or equivalency, State of South Carolina Paramedic, National Registry Paramedic, Basic Life Support – CPR, Advance Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Chief Appraiser

Responsible for the planning, organization and supervision of the appraisal staff of the County Assessor's Office. Assigns tasks, and duties to staff members to assure proper performance of the valuation and analysis functions of the office. Assembles and formats appraisal data, reviews appraisals, performs complex appraisal functions as required, and assists in development of the annual tax roll.