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Richland County is seeking a Detention Center Director to plan, coordinate and direct the programs and activities of the County Detention Center; to oversee daily jail operations, ensuring the safety and security of inmates, staff and the citizens of Richland County through the enforcement of proper jail policies and procedures; and to perform related law enforcement, administrative and supervisory work as required. This position plans, organizes and implements programs within major organizational policies, reporting program progress to executive-level administration through reports and conferences.
The Detention Center is located in the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina, centrally located in the state and has an estimated population of 133,000.  The facility serves as the intake center for un-sentenced misdemeanors as well as a facility designated for the incarceration of sentenced offenders (felony detainees/inmates) in a minimum, medium, and maximum security environment.  The facility houses a daily average of 800 detainees, consisting of people arrested in the unincorporated areas and the municipalities in Richland County. In addition to 1,120 beds for adults, the facility also has 24 beds for juveniles.
For a complete job description, please visit Qualified applicants may apply for the Director of Detention Center positon at Please direct questions to Terry Wise at