Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community?  Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina's children, families, and vulnerable adults?  If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

We're looking for enthusiastic attorneys to provide professional legal services and representation for assigned county offices, area adoption offices, area Foster Care office, and regional Day Care licensing office, including representation in Family Court on issues relative to child protection, foster care, adoption, adult protection and Economic Services.  These positions are heavy litigation positions and will allow you to spend a considerable amount of time in court honing your litigation skills advocating for the best interest of children and vulnerable adults. 

The Attorney represents the agency in all matters pertaining to emergency or non-emergency removal of children and vulnerable adults, termination of parental rights, inspection warrants, in-home protective services, permanency planning, judicial review of children or adults receiving services and any appeals resulting from such actions.  

These positions are located across the state and, regardless of your level of litigation experience, all interested attorneys are encouraged to apply.  To apply, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc or for more information, contact Dennis M. Gmerek at dennis.gmerek@dss.sc.gov.