The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)

About The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is dedicated to helping people live healthy lives in healthy communities. With more than 3,500 employees in 70 offices across the state, S.C. DHEC has a diverse team of employees who are leaders in their fields and share a passion for making a difference.

As the state agency charged with promoting and protecting South Carolina's public health and environment, S.C. DHEC has a legacy of attracting and retaining talented individuals who want to build rewarding and successful careers doing work that touches people's lives every day.

The agency hires a wide range of professions such as nurses, physicians, nutritionists, laboratory technicians, administrators, environmental scientists, researchers, program managers, community outreach specialists, customer service representatives, IT and communications professionals and more.

Benefits at a Glance
Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and voluntary insurance benefits
Life and long-term disability insurance
State pension and retirement savings programs
Paid holidays for full-time employees
Competitive paid time off and sick days
Health and wellness programs
Professional development and training
Office locations across the state
Work with leaders in health and environmental fields


Pool Inspector

May 2020 - August 2020 Myrtle Beach, SC
“The job was independent, but you also were in a team environment. The staff was supportive and always had your back. You get to have an inside look into behind the scenes of a South Carolina state office. This job can give you the confidence to deal with all sorts of people. If you are interested in Public Health or anything remotely related, apply to be a SCDHEC pool inspector. ”

Mechanical Engineering Intern

June 2017 - December 2019 Columbia, SC
“Worked with great people!”
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