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.”


Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance of County roads. Operates a variety of trucks and heavy equipment, which may include bulldozers, front end loaders, backhoes, bush cutters, side cutters, etc., to maintain County roads, bridges, and rights-of-way. Primary maintenance tasks include grading roads, mowing vegetation next to roads, removing trees and debris, hauling dirt and debris, digging ditches, installing drainage pipes, etc. Requires a High School Diploma/GED supplemented by one to two years of experience in heavy equipment operations and road maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prefer a S. C. class “B” or “A” CDL driver’s license, we will train.  Reports to the Public Works Foreman.


Under general supervision, performs complex technical and analytical work in support of the operations of the Assessor’s Office, including the creation, maintenance and updating of land ownership records and the cadastral layer of the County’s Geographic Information System (GIS) geodatabase. Associate’s Degree in GIS, engineering, computer drafting, or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience maintaining parcel data in GIS relating to local government preferred. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver’s license is required.  Reports to the Assistant County Assessor.


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 $24,461. Salary increases to $25,840 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 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. 


The Clarendon County Fire Department is accepting applications for Part-time Firefighters I.  Under general supervision of designated fire officers, performs responsible fire suppression, 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. High School graduate or equivalent.  Able to successfully complete physical agility test. 1 year experience and training in fire service programs or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess Firefighter I certification.  Must be able to obtain a SC Driver’s License equivalent to a Class E or Class D with fire apparatus endorsement.