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.”


The Civil Court Administrator is primarily responsible for the daily operations of the Civil Court of the Magistrate Court. This duty includes, but is not limited to: Preparation of forms, Courtroom procedures, Filing, and Disposition of civil actions. In addition, the Civil Court Administrator is responsible for daily, monthly, and annual reporting of fees and/or fines associated with the civil process. The Civil Court Administrator maintains high standards of accuracy in duties and responsibilities, and works within deadlines. The Civil Court Administrator is required to possess a High School Diploma. A background in civil process requires computer literacy with a high degree of accuracy. Knowledge of the case management system is preferred. A working knowledge of legal terminology is preferred. The incumbent must be bondable with no criminal history and a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Reports to Summary Court Clerk.


Under limited supervision, assists the Assessor in planning and directing the operations of the Assessor’s Office, performs complex assessment and appraisal work as necessary, performs related work as assigned. Works within broad policy and organizational guidelines and does independent planning and implementation, reporting progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings. Requires a high level of appraisal and assessment expertise and knowledge. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the County Assessor. Performs the statutory duties of the County Assessor in his/her absence. Five years of progressively responsible experience in appraisal and real property assessment. Experience in a mass appraisal environment using state-of-the art CAMA software and systems. Extensive hands-on experience with computer application software for appraisal, assessment and data analysis (e.g. CAMA, GIS, EXCEL, ACCESS, etc.). Completion of training courses from the International Association of Assessing Officials through fundamentals of mass appraisal, assessment administration or equivalent college level training.  Experience in SQL querying desired. Current licensing as a SC Certified General or SC Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser is preferred. Current licensing as a SC Certified General Mass Appraiser or SC Residential Mass Appraiser may be considered. Must possess a valid SC driver’s license. Reports to the Assessor. 


Under occasional supervision, develops, conducts, and supervises the recruitment and training activities of new volunteer recruit firefighters, and assists in the Training Division.  Develops, conducts, and supervises processes and activities to maximize the retention rate of new and existing volunteer firefighters and officers.  Schedules, coordinates, conducts, and instructs training programs through the South Carolina Fire Academy and other outside resources.  Supervises the training activities of instructors, firefighters, and officers within the Fire Department.  Reports directly to the Training Officer.  In the absence of the Training Officer, reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Operations, and ultimately, to the Fire Chief.


This position is responsible for inspecting occupancies for code compliance and ensuring the mitigation of any violations, as assigned by the Chief of Community Risk Reduction.  Assists the Community Risk Reduction Division with building and development plans review for compliance with established and adopted codes.  Coordinates, schedules, and conducts fire extinguisher classes for the public and for industries. Conducts Public Education programs, with the goal of reducing the threat and occurrence of fire and loss of life as a result of fire. Operationally, this position shares responsibility for administrative, managerial and technical work in planning, commanding, and coordinating firefighting, rescue and hazardous material activities within the geographic area of the County with the exception of the City of Manning. Under occasional supervision, performs responsible management, technical and administrative work in commanding and coordinating fire suppression, inspection, prevention and training activities.  When assigned, provides direct supervision of Firefighters on an emergency scene.  Provides the best possible control in emergency situations in order to protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance.  Supervises subordinate personnel as assigned.  Reports directly to the Chief of Community Risk Reduction.  In the absence of the Chief of Community Risk Reduction, reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Operations, and ultimately, to the Fire Chief.


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.