The South Carolina Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SCDC Employment Opportunities and Application

Excellent State Benefits

Optional Benefits

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SCDC offers various employment and promotional opportunities statewide:

Health Services
Human Services
Food Service
And More....

Excellent State Benefits
3 Weeks Vacation
3 Weeks Sick Leave
Family Medical Leave
13 Paid Holidays a Year
SC Police Officer Retirement
Group Health and Dental Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
$500 Employee Referral Bonus
Sign-On Bonus for Certain Health Services Positions
Employee Wellness Program **
Uniforms Furnished (Food Service & Security)
Training Provided in Accordance with
CLEE Guidelines (Security)

We are a qualified employer under the
Student Loan Forgiveness Program {SLFP}
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**The Wellness Program option is offered to employees and spouses enrolled in a state health insurance plan. The State of South Carolina recognizes that improving your health and wellness is a lifelong endeavor.

How to Apply for Employment with SCDC

Statewide vacant positions are announced every Tuesday and Thursday. These announcements are posted at all SCDC Facilities, local Job Service Offices, and online at SCDC Employment Opportunities.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must meet both the State Minimum and the SCDC Additional requirements for each vacant position except for Correctional Officer/Cadet (see below for the requirements). The State Minimum Requirements are often general to the job classification, while the Agency's Additional requirements often require more education and experience specific to the vacant position.

Open Recruiting Statewide for:

Correctional Officers
   Correctional Officers



SCDC Employment Office
4502 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
FAX 803-896-1671
E-mail: employment@doc.sc.gov