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 limited supervision, performs specialized human resources related duties in the County Human Resources Department. Assists with the administration and the implementation of the County’s health and dental plans for all active employees, retirees, and COBRA participants, worker’s compensation and OSHA. Enrolls County employees in various benefit plans available through the County. Ensures that all employee-initiated changes are in compliance with insurance contract guidelines, South Carolina State Retirement Systems requirements, County policies, Internal Revenue Service 125 plan regulations, and Federal and State laws. Acts as liaison between the County and the South Carolina State Retirement Systems, South Carolina Deferred Compensation, third-party administrator for health and life insurance, and Section 125 administrator. Counsels all prospective retirees and assists eligibility and completion of necessary forms.  Employee must exercise considerable tact, courtesy, and discretion in contact with the general public. Reports to the Human Resources Director.Requires an Associate’s degree in human resources, office administration, business administration or related field supplemented by three to five years of experience in personnel or benefits administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must become a Notary.


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, enrollment in the Police Officers Retirement System, uniforms and equipment provided, discount at local fitness centers, and free annual health screening.  


Performs general law enforcement duties in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances for the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office. Clarendon County will be accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.  Applicants must have the following:  No criminal history, a valid South Carolina Driver’s License to include a good driving record.  A 10 year driving record will be required with application.  Applicants must also have a high school diploma or G.E.D.  and be at least 21 years old.  Applicants must be able to pass a physical agility test.  S.C. Criminal Justice Academy Certification is preferred but not necessary; however, successful applicants must attend and pass the Criminal Justice Academy within a specified time.  Applicants must be willing to work on rotating shifts, holidays and weekends.  Starting salary for non-certified officers is $23,982, after completion of the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy salary increases to $29,388.  Salary for current certified officers may be based on experience and adherence to current guidelines.

Successful applicants must reside or be willing to reside within 15 miles of any Clarendon County line.  

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