The Richland County Recreation Commission is one of the fastest growing agencies in Richland County. Along with growth in population, businesses, etc. the number of personnel within our county government has continued to grow. Working for the Commission can be exciting, rewarding, and very educational. Each department has different functions that, in one way or another, effect every citizen and business in Richland County. Some of the benefits the Richland County Recreation Commission offers to its full-time employees are: competitive pay, annual leave, sick leave, holiday pay, medical, dental, life & disability insurance and retirement.
It is the policy of the Richland County Recreation Commission to provide equal opportunity employment to all persons; and to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, religion, sex, national origin, disability or age. This policy applies to and is a basic part of every aspect of the County’s personnel policy and practices in the employment, development, advancement and treatment of employees. The Richland County Recreation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Richland County Recreation Commission occasionally employs part-time and/or temporary personnel in positions; vacancies are posted below when available:
Experience Requirements for Facility Repairman Electrician Employment:
Facility Repairman Electrician –Journeyman electrical license required. Master Electrician card with the S.C. Municipal Association preferred. Starting salary is $39,000+. Applications will be accepted until the close of business on May 19, 2017.
Experience Requirements for Building and Grounds Workers Employment:
Building and Grounds Workers (2 positions) – Starting salary is $24,400+. Applications will be accepted until the close of business on May 5, 2017.
Experience Requirements for Lifeguard Employment:
Lifeguards –The Richland County Recreation Commission Aquatics is in search of pre-certified lifeguards for our pools for the summer. Minimum age 16+ a must. Must be certified by May 1, 2017.
Education & Experience Requirements for Summer Camp Employment:
Directors and Assistant Directors –Must be at least 21 years of age and have an Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree or a valid high school diploma or General Educational Development Certificate (GED), with three (3) years experience as a caregiver in a licensed/approved/registered childcare facility and a plan to complete the Certificate in Child Development/Early Childhood or a DSS ABC approved credential/certificate/diploma/degree within three years. You will be required to provide proof of education if hired.
Counselors – Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid high school diploma or General Educational Development Certificate (GED) and at least six (6) months experience as a caregiver in a licensed/approved child care facility.
Kelly Mill Sports Complex Employment:
Cook –Part time position for Saturday and Sunday only at the canteen. Hours will vary between 7:00 am-8:00 pm.
Assistant Manager –Part time position for Saturday and Sunday only at the canteen. Hours will vary between 7:00 am-8:00 pm.
Site Managers (2 positions) –Part time position for Saturday and Sunday only at the Kelly Mill Sports Complex.
Completing the Job Application Process
Applications are accepted only for positions currently under active recruitment. Your Job Application, National Background Check and Employment Verification Form MUST be fully completed, signed, and dated when submitted. Failure to include all information requested could result in the rejection of your application. Applications must be received by the end of the day in order to be considered.
Applications are available at the Richland County Recreation Commission Human Resources Department. If you are unable to visit the office during office hours and need an application mailed to you, call 741-7272 to request an application.
The length of time required to fill a position will vary by the position. If you are selected for an interview you will be notified by telephone. All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check, and a post-offer drug screen and physical before employment begins.