If this is your first time to search for a position in state government, it is important to know how the positions are organized. This page explains what you need to know about state positions and advancement.
The State Position Classification System allows state agencies to utilize categories to generally describe positions and define potential future opportunities.
Classifications, which are defined by the South Carolina Department of Administration’s Division of State Human Resources, help efficiently organize state jobs by:
While position classification helps define the minimum qualifications and general duties of the position, more specific duties and qualifications are defined for each job by each agency.
Because of the broad scope of the classifications, many agencies use more descriptive internal or “working” titles.
Each position classification fits into a specific pay band. South Carolina uses 10 pay bands, with each having a minimum, midpoint and maximum salary. A broad range of salary in these bands allows for salary growth for employees within the same job classification.
Applying for positions that interest you is quick and easy once you have completed your online profile. Create your online profile.
Once you have created an online profile, select the position you want to apply for and click “Apply.” The information from your profile will automatically populate the fields in the application.
Prepare ahead of time to make completing your online profile easier by: