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, 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.


Under regular supervision, inspects and appraises real property in Clarendon County for ad valorem taxation using accepted methods and procedures for valuation for the Assessor’s Office and in accordance with South Carolina State law. The Appraiser I is an introductory appraisal position in the Tax Assessor's Office and works under close supervision to collect and analyze parcel data leading to a value decision.  Duties include locating and measuring parcel information, entering and preparing data, analyzing data, valuing, preparing findings, and defending valuations. Requires an Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as required by the Appraiser Qualifications Board that provides the legally required knowledge, skill and ability to qualify for licensing.  Reports to the Chief Appraiser.


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.


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. 



Under occasional supervision, performs preventive maintenance on County vehicles, heavy equipment and machinery to ensure safe and proper working conditions. Tasks include but not limited to diagnosing malfunctions, installing and adjusting parts, balancing tires, mounting and removing tires, charging systems, lubricating parts, replacing filters, flushing cooling systems, adjusting brakes, changing fluid and filters, etc. Completes tasks according to specifications and requests, within specific time constraints. Uses mechanic's tools, tire balancer, tire changer, diagnostic tools, electrical tester, hydraulic lift, press, drill, hand and power tools, etc., to accomplish daily assignments and the maintenance of diesel engines, hydraulic equipment and transmissions. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license. Requires a high school diploma. Exercises care and safety in the use of equipment and tools