The City of Columbia is a vibrant and fast growing City. There is plenty to offer in Columbia in the way of downtown shopping, arts and entertainment, college-level and professional sports, economic and urban development.
"We are Columbia...a world-class City looking for world-class talent".  The City is always in the process of recruiting great people to fill the positions we have available.  We employ a diverse workforce from animal technicians to zoning inspectors.
To access the City of Columbia Career Portal to view and apply for available career opportunities, please click here.
Benefits of Working for the City of Columbia
The City of Columbia wants to attract and retain qualified, productive, and motivated employees who will provide efficient and effective services to the citizens. An employee's total compensation is comprised of pay and benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family.
For eligible employees, we offer:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Annual and Sick Leave
  • Holidays
  • Coverage under the SC Retirement System or PORS Retirement System
  • 401(k) & 457 plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational reimbursement for approved coursework
  • Employee Health Center
  • Employee Gym
According to the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, salary information for public employees in South Carolina who earn more than $50,000 is public record. Please click on the listing of City of Columbia employees earning $50,000 or more annually.