Join the Team


Our Employees are the foundation of our strength. We believe individuals living with disabilities are vital members of our society, and we are committed to supporting every individual with their personal choices. Therefore, every team member and their contributions matter. If you’re committed to helping improve the lives of others, we want you!

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We need talent in an array of areas, from direct support professionals and supported living program coordinators, to facilities maintenance director and project management specialists. We need ingenuity, vision, dedication, and initiative. To discover where you can contribute your unique perspective to our mission, head over to “Job Postings” to browse our current job opportunities.

Qualified applicants interested in applying for position(s) should complete an application for each desired position. Once applications are received they will be reviewed; if chosen, the applicant will receive a phone call from one of our directors or managers in reference to the applied position. Due to heavy volumes, please do not call to check on the status of an application. Applications will remain on file for one year. Positions are subject to change without notice.

Watching the video Direct Support: Working with People with Intellectual Disabilities from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services can help job applicants decide if a direct support or habilitative support position working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is right for them. This video shows real direct support workers at work, describing their job duties and talking honestly about the rewards and challenges of their work.

Internal candidates should complete an application and use the “This Section Is For Current Employees Only” for Transfer Request for the position(s) of interest. Positions are subject to change without notice.

All positions require the following upon offer of employment:

  • Educational credentials (HS diploma/GED from an accredited school; college transcript if a degree is a requirement of the position)
  • Criminal background and Department of Social Services Central Registry background check
  • 10-year driving record
  • Physical exam
  • 2-step tuberculosis test
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Work references

The Disabilities Board of Charleston County provides paid time off and extended illness time to full-time employees.

The Disabilities Board participates in a profit sharing retirement plan. This plan is offered to full-time and part-time employees who meet the eligibility requirements. Profit sharing means that the employee does not have to contribute to plan expenses. The agency will make the contributions.

Health insurance benefits are offered through the South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA). Please visit for detailed information.


DBCC pays new full-time employees a $300 hiring incentive upon successful completion of their initial 6-month period of employment. Former DBCC employees are not eligible to receive the $300 incentive.