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.”


This position initially is a transitional position that will become full time in July 2020. This position is primarily responsible for administering, coordinating, and managing medical training within the Clarendon County Fire Rescue Department.  Primary responsibilities are developing, selecting, and managing the instruction of appropriate training curriculum for new and incumbent Firefighters, EMT’s, Paramedics, and Officers.  Responsibilities include scheduling, coordinating, and managing instructors; coordinates and facilitates courses delivered through internal resources, the South Carolina Fire Academy, and other outside training resources.  The EMS Training Officer participates in health and safety fairs and other community activities. The EMS Training Officer is responsible for maintaining necessary documentation of training in the Department’s records management system. Operationally, this position shares responsibility for administrative, managerial and technical work in planning, commanding, and coordinating firefighting, rescue, medical, and hazardous material’s activities within the geographic area of the County with the exception of the City of Manning. Under occasional supervision, develops, conducts, and supervises the training activities of instructors, firefighters, EMT’s, Paramedics, and Officers within the Fire Rescue Department. Provides the best possible control in emergency situations in order to protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance. Requires an Associate’s degree with technical training in Fire/EMS science supplemented by five to six years of experience and training in Fire/EMS 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 maintain National, State, and County training requirements.  Must possess a valid SC driver’s license as required by the Department's policy to drive and operate all Department apparatus.  Must possess the following NIMS certificates:  IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800, ICS 300, and ICS 400.  Must meet the minimum requirements for the rank of Captain, as detailed in the Department’s training requirements policy, including Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, and Fire Officer I. Supervises subordinate personnel as assigned. Reports to the Battalion Chief of Training, Deputy Chiefs of Operations, and ultimately the Fire Chief.


Under administrative direction, performs logistical and procurement duties throughout the entire department. These duties include but are not limited to inventory, supplies needed for apparatus, suppression, EMS, fire prevention, hazardous materials response, disaster preparedness, and related programs, service and operations. Coordinates assigned duties within the department, administration, department officers, and other agencies. Directs and supervises the ordering of all needed supplies for fire and EMS operations. Maintains inventory and supplies in a constant state of readiness. Reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Operations. Requires an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. Must possess and valid driver’s license. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must meet and maintain all department training and certification for position. In the absence of the Deputy Chiefs of Operations, reports directly to the Fire Chief.


Under the supervision of the Building Official, the Building Inspector inspects all construction to ensure compliance with the IBC (International Building Code), the IRC (International Residential Code) and all other building/zoning codes and ordinances adopted by Clarendon County. Inspects construction of new and remodeled homes; Inspects the tie-down and utility connections for manufactured homes to ensure compliance with state regulations; Checks setbacks of proposed construction for compliance with the requirements of the Unified Development Code; Issues notices for corrective action when Code violations are discovered; Issues construction permits; Maintains accurate and current inspection records; Must be able to read and understand the IRC, IBC, UDC and all other codes and ordinances adopted for enforcement by Clarendon County; Must be able to read maps and understand directions to sites. Issues building permits and collects fees. Requires a high school diploma and a minimum of three years of experience in building code inspection activity or a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in building construction, preferably as a licensed contractor; State Certified Building Inspector preferred; Must possess a valid SC driver’s license. Reports to the Building Official.t.


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. Must be able to operate a Motor Grader. 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.


The Detention Center seeks highly motivated, responsible, and committed applicants to supervise and manage adult male and female pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates in a secure institutional setting. Officers enforce rules, policy, laws, orders issued from the courts; and work closely with other law enforcement agencies and criminal justice professionals. Applicants must meet the following conditions: 21 years of age, clean criminal record, valid S.C. driver’s license, pass drug screen, background, and reference checks, and pass a physical fitness test. Applicants may be required to complete a TABE test at Adult Ed. as part of the hiring process. Must successfully complete Criminal Justice Academy training and obtain Basic Detention Officer Certification (Class 2 LCO) within 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. Starting salary for non-certified officers is $25,200. Salary increases to $26,884 upon certification. Certified officers may be compensated at a higher starting wage depending on experience, in accordance with county guidelines. Benefits include: Police Officer’s Retirement, Paid Vacation and Sick Leave, Medical, Dental and Vision Plans, Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Plans, Paid Holidays, Double Time Pay for Holiday Duty, Free Uniforms and Equipment, Discount Offers at Local Fitness Centers, Promotion Opportunities, Advanced Training Opportunities, Free Annual Health Screening, and more