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We deliver essential services that contribute to the well being and quality of life of our citizens. In doing so, we seek to meet the collective needs of our citizens in a cost-effective manner.

Jobs

Animal Control Officer
Category: Government
The purpose of the class is to enforce County ordinances governing the care and keeping of domestic animals and livestock in an effort to maintain public safety and welfare, to prepare and maintain all required documentation, and to perform related work as required. This class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor.
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Assistant Park Manager
Category: Government
Under the supervision of the Park Manager, the Assistant Park Manager (ARP) will manage and perform the efficient and effective management of Ashley River Park. These duties include, staff supervision, day-to-day operations, customer service, budget management, and risk management. This working supervisory position is expected to function independently, make competent decisions and demonstrate ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Park Operations Aide Part Time
Category: Government
Under the direct supervision of Park Management, the DCPRD Park Operations Aide will perform various duties at park facilities operated by Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Department. This is to include, but not limited to day to day management, staff supervision, providing information to the public, performing administrative duties, and customer service. This position requires early ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Park Attendant Part Time
Category: Government
Under the direct supervision of the Park Management, the DCPRD Park Attendant will perform various duties at park facilities operated by the Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Department. This is to include, but not limited to, providing information to the public, accurately operating a register, enforcing rules, and customer service. This position requires early morning/late night, weekend ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Chief Appraiser
Category: Government
The purpose of the class is to supervise and participate in the appraisal of real and personal property to determine fair value and assess taxes for Dorchester County, to maintain accurate and up-todate appraisal records, and to perform related work as required. The class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines, does independent planning and implementation, and reports progress of ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Industrial Electrician
Category: Government
The purpose of this class is to install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in a water and sewer utility environment; and to routinely perform preventative maintenance on all equipment and components in order to ensure the continued safe, efficient and effective operations of all equipment and fixtures utilized by the organization.
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Communications Engineer
Category: Government
Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled tasks related to technical and user support; firstline diagnostics; and repair of systems and equipment including: Motorola 800 MHz conventional and trunked repeaters, digital radios, antenna systems, E911 technology (e.g., telephone, recording systems), and other public safety communications equipment.
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Deputy (Certified)
Category: Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security
The purpose of the class is to enforce all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare; to perform general police work, responding to calls for service; and to perform related work as required. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Detention Officer
Category: Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security
The purpose of the class is to provide for the safety of staff and inmates and the security of the detention facility; to supervise inmate activities; and to perform related corrections and law enforcement work as assigned. This class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed regularly by supervisor.
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Facilities Maintenance Technician
Category: Government
The purpose of the class is to frequently operate light to medium equipment and perform manual labor in the maintenance of County grounds and rights-of-way; to maintain assigned equipment; and to perform other work as required. This position also includes performing skilled and semi-skilled maintenance work, including electrical, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Equipment Operator III
Category: Government
The purpose of the class is to operate heavy and/or specialized equipment and/or trucks in the maintenance, construction and/or repair of County roads and drainage systems. In support of assigned area of operations, this class maintains assigned equipment and performs other work as required. The class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Deputy Director of Risk Management and Safety
Category: Government
The purpose of this class is to perform complex administrative work for the Risk Management and Safety Department with activities guided by the County’s Safety Committee. Under limited supervision by the Director Risk Management & Safety, work involves general oversight of the safety practices and program compliance of all County departments, facilities, and operations. The Deputy Director Safety ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Senior Planner
Category: Government
The purpose of the class is to perform professional and technical work in short-range and long-range planning programs related to the development and implementation of land use plans and policies, capital improvements, infrastructure development, and other County projects and programs; and to perform related work as assigned. The class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines, does ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137
Telecommunicator
Category: Government
The purpose of the class is to receive in-coming emergency and non-emergency calls; to dispatch calls for law enforcement, fire, EMS and other personnel and services in an accurate, timely and professional manner; to maintain accurate and complete dispatch records; and to perform related work as required. This class works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(843) 832-0100
Fax:(843) 832-0137

Rep/Contact Info

Mary Blunt
Probate Judge
Jason Carraher
Public Works Director
Cindy Chitty
Treasurer
Eric Davis
Director of Parks and Recreation
James ''J.J.'' Messervy
Dorchester County Auditor
Tiffany Norton
Public Information Officer
Charlie Potts
Deputy County Administrator
Kiera Reinertsen
Planning and Zoning Manager
John M. Truluck
Director, Economic Development
Jason Ward
County Administrator
Benjamin Waring
Fire Battalion Chief