Barnwell County Government is an equal opportunity employer. We are actively seeking qualified applicants to fill open positions. Please take the time to read this information so that you can better understand our application and hiring process.


All applicants must complete the Barnwell County Application Form. A resume may be attached; however, all sections of the application form must be completed. Please give detailed information about previous job duties and responsibilities. If the application is not completed in its entirety, it will not be considered. In addition, the application must be dated and signed and must include the Position Title for which you are applying.

Applications that are submitted for open positions will be reviewed and screened to ensure that applications meet the basic requirements. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


Past employment history may be verified. Applicants are responsible for providing sufficient information to accomplish this.

New employees must present evidence of U.S. citizenship or legal residence in the U.S. in order to be eligible for employment.


Q. Do I have to submit a separate application for each job in which I am interested?

A. YES. All applications are considered and referred for the Position Title. Once you have submitted an application for a position and then later wish to be considered for another position, you must submit another application. We suggest that you keep copies of your original application to submit for future openings; however, each application submitted must include Position Title.

Q. Will I be contacted regarding the status of my application?

A. We will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.

Q. How can I learn of position openings in Barnwell County Government?

A. Position openings are updated weekly on our website ( You are welcome to review the bulletin board at the Human Resources Department, Room 223, Barnwell, SC 29812. Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm. The telephone number is 803-541-1013.

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