Employment


The South Carolina Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Optional Benefits

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SCDC offers various employment and promotional opportunities statewide:

Correctional Officers
Registered Nurses
Licensed Practical Nurses
Mental Health Officers
Mental Health Professionals
Food Services
Facilities Maintenance
And More....

Excellent State Benefits
$7,500 sign-on bonus for officers, food service specialists & LPNs
$10,000 sign-on bonus for RNs
3 weeks of annual leave accrued yearly
3 weeks of sick leave accrued yearly
13 paid holidays per year
Police Officers Retirement System (PORS)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
VA OJT & apprenticeship programs
**eligible GI Bill benefits**
$5,000 employee referral bonus
Employee Wellness Program **
Uniforms furnished (security & food service)
Paid 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.

Employment with SCDC

Open positions are released daily. These announcements are posted at all SCDC Facilities, local SC Department of Employment and Workforce offices, and online at SCDC Employment Opportunities.

Applications must be submitted online here. Applicants must meet both the state minimum and the applicable SCDC additional requirements for each vacant position as stated on the application.

**Applicants will be required to provide proof of the following documents if selected for a position: valid driver’s license, birth certificate, social security card, and high school diploma or GED.**

Open Recruiting Statewide

Contact:
SCDC Employment Office
4502 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
803-896-1649
FAX 803-896-1671
E-mail: employment@doc.sc.gov