Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does Jasper County have a Summer Internship Program?

    Yes, Jasper County does offer an unpaid Summer Internship Program for college students interested in gaining college credit for meaningful work experience. Opportunities are available in all departments including Finance, Administration, Emergency Services, Law Enforcement, Development Services, Planning, and Public Relations.

  • If I have a resume, is it still necessary to complete an application?

    Yes, fully completed applications are required for all job vacancies. The application requests information that is not traditionally included on a resume. This information assists staffing specialists in learning more about the experience and qualifications of the applicant. Resumes are welcome however, they may not be substituted for the application form.

  • May I apply for more than one position using the same application?

    Yes, you may apply for two positions using one application. The job title for each position being applied for should be listed on the front page of the application under the "Position(s) applied for" category. If applying for more than two positions please use an additional application.

  • What benefits does Jasper County offer to its employees?

    Jasper County offers its employees a variety of benefits some of which include: paid holidays, retirement, and health insurance.

  • Are job vacancies advertised in the newspaper?

    Yes, positions are routinely advertised in the Jasper County Sun, Hardeeville Times, Beaufort Gazette, and Island Packet. On occasion, job vacancies are advertised in the Savannah Morning News and Hampton County Guardian.

  • Are job vacancies listed in places other than the newspaper and the Jasper County web site?

    Yes, vacancies are posted with professional organizations,
    vocational/technical schools, area colleges, professional journals, SC Employment & Security Commission, and other similar organizations.

  • How can I learn about employment opportunities with Jasper County?

    Employment Opportunities are posted on the Jasper County Website. For those individuals who do not have internet access, positions are posted at the Jasper County Clementa C. Pinckney Government Building, 358 Third Avenue, Suite 212, Ridgeland, S.C. 29936.

  • How can I obtain an employment application?

    Employment Applications are available on the Jasper County web site at Applications may be downloaded and mailed to: Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are also available at the Jasper County Clementa C. Pinckney Government Building, Human Resources Department, 358 Third Avenue, Suite 212, Ridgeland, S.C. 29936.

  • How long will my application be kept in an active status?

    Applications will be maintained on file for active consideration for a period of 6 months. After 6 months, the applicant will need to renew/update their employment application.

  • What is FOIA?

    The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government

  • Benefits

    Health (includes Prescription Coverage),Dental,Vision

    Short and Long Term Disability

    Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment

    Dependent Life Insurance

    Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (MSA)

    State Retirement, Optional 401k and 457 Plans

    Employee Assistance Program

    14 Paid Holidays, Paid Annual Leave, Paid Sick Leave

    Ancillary Products through Aflac and Colonial Life