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 mail, fax or email
“Individuals with mobility impairments who need assistance with the employment application process should contact Ms. Linda P. Lemon, Human Resource Director or Ms. Linda J. Taylor, Benefits Coordinator at 803-435-9654.”

School Resource Officer

Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office seeks motivated, professional, and certified applicants to perform the duties of a School Resource Officer. Applicants must be a class 1 officer from the SC Criminal Justice Academy, no disqualifying criminal record, no unfavorable driving history, and applicant must have a SC driver’s license. SRO certification is not a must at date of hire, but already certified would be a plus. Must pass background and reference checks. Salary is based on experience, advanced training, and certifications. Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and be at least 21 years of age. Benefits include : paid vacation and sick leave, medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, deferred compensation plans, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the Police Officers Retirement System, uniform and equipment provided, discount a local fitness centers, and free annual health screening.


Duties include, but are not limited to, collecting recyclables from county offices, pick-up litter from designated areas of the County, maintain county grounds, creating road signs. Must have a valid S.C. driver’s license. Reports to the Public Works Coordinator. 


Clarendon County Detention Center seeks highly motivated, responsible, and committed applicants to perform duties related to the custody, security, supervision and management of adult male and female pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates. Enforces orders issued from criminal, probate, and family court judges and works closely with other law enforcement agencies, criminal justice professionals, and other departments. Applicants must possess the following: No disqualifying criminal record, a responsible credit history, a valid S.C. driver’s license (a 10 year driving record will be required if selected for hire). Must pass background and reference checks. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and be at least 21 years of age. Applicants must pass a physical fitness test as a condition of employment, and twice annually after hire. Applicants already Class 2 certified through the SC Criminal Justice Academy are preferred but not mandatory. Non-certified hires must successfully complete Academy training and obtain Basic Jail Officer Certification (Class 2) within their 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. The current starting salary for officers is $23,982. Salary increases to $25,333 once certification is obtained. Starting salaries may exceed the entry level salary based on amount of experience, related advanced training and certifications, and current county guidelines. Benefits include: paid vacation and sick leave, medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, deferred compensation plans, 13 paid holidays, double time pay when working designated holidays, enrolment in the Police Officers Retirement System, uniforms and equipment provided, discount at local fitness centers, and free annual health screening.  


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.


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