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 the mail, fax, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download an employment application here: Clarendon County Employment Application

Individuals with mobility impairments who need assistance with the employment application process should contact Ms. Linda P. Lemon, Human Resource Director, or Ms. Tammy Rodvansky, Benefits Coordinator at 803-435-9654.


Chief Appraiser

Responsible for the planning, organization and supervision of the appraisal staff of the County Assessor's Office. Assigns tasks, and duties to staff members to assure proper performance of the valuation and analysis functions of the office. Assembles and formats appraisal data, reviews appraisals, performs complex appraisal functions as required, and assists in development of the annual tax roll.

APPRAISER II (Two Positions)

Under occasional 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 II is an experienced appraisal position in the Tax Assessor's Office requiring a South Carolina Mass Appraisal License classification or higher and works under minimal 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. Reports to the Chief Appraiser. Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Conducts property appraisals: Performs basic and complex level appraisals of all real property to include mobile homes,            residential, agricultural, commercial, and exempt property; creates or verifies data for existing and/or new construction; and uses department procedures and current data to establish fair market values.
  • Collects property data: Compiles data specific to each property; measures, sketches, or photographs new property, additions, and renovations to determine property values; compiles sales information; and audits existing appraisal data.
  • Performs field inspections: Audits reports for errors and problems; verifies data for new constructions and additions or renovations.
  • Prepares appeal data: Prepares data for appeal hearings.
  • Provides customer service: Provides information and assistance regarding appraisal process to the public, and to real estate and tax professionals as required.
  • Communicates with supervisor, other employees, the public, real estate and tax professionals, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Additional Job Functions: Performs as part of the county damage assessment team to assist in assessing damage from natural disasters to properties.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess a South Carolina Mass Appraisal License classification, or higher. Maintaining an appraisal license is an ongoing mandatory requirement for continued employment in this position. Must possess and maintain a valid South Carolina driver’s license in good standing.


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 $30,308.00 Salary increases to $32,448.00 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.