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Downtown Beaufort
Resources for Job Hunters
and Employers

(State Work Force Agencies)

South Carolina

(Private Sector and
Government Jobs)


(Small Business Owners)
Online Job Listings

(Local, Regional and National)
(State Work Force Agencies)
See also Newspaper Online Job Listings
Workforce ATM ( provides quick links to work force agencies in all 50 states (a service of the national Association of State Work Force Agencies)


See also Local Military Bases

USAJOBS ( is the official job site of the Federal government. Features include job search database, forms, employer reosources, and a resumé creator especially for federal jobs.

Federal Jobs Digest ( A private source of federal job information in many fields, with links to other employment sites.



(Private Sector and Government Jobs)


South Carolina Employment Security Commission

For assitance in employment opportunities and unemployment insurance.


Beaufort Workforce Center
(One-Stop Center)
914 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29901

Phone: (843) 524-3351
FAX: (843) 524-0904
TelClaim: (843) 986-0483

Commission Web site (

Jannie L. Allen
Area Director

The Beaufort Workforce (One-Stop) Center offers the following resources at its Beaufort location:

For Job Seekers:

WinWay Resume Preparation Information, a computer program for creating create resumes, writing cover letters, and keeping track of job leads, interviews, and appointments -- with easy-to-use prompts, help screens and tips to help you.

Internet access to submit job applications, relocation and job searches (E-mail not provided)

Computer job listings and job listings in print format

Trained staff to assist you

For Businesses and Employers:

Limited space, as available, for employers to conduct job interviews. Contact the Center for more details.

Trained staff to assist you

The SC Employment Security Commission also provides a number of useful Internet pages, including:

For Job Seekers:

Web page for job seekers (

Veterans' Information (

Employment Service ( Unemployed workers (or anyone seeking employment) may obtain assistance from a statewide network of Employment Service Offices. Services include testing, counseling, and referral to jobs. The Employment Service Offices assists all employers, large or small, to fill their jobs quickly with qualified personnel. All employment services are free to the public.

For Businesses and Employers:

Web Page for Businesses and Employers (

Worker Recruitment: On-Line Job Orders and Recruitment Options (

Worker Training (

School-to-Work Program (

New employers information (

General Information:

Unemployment Insurance information (

"Rapid Response" assistance (, to employers and impacted employees for any permanent layoff or closure action affecting 50 or more workers.


South Carolina Internet Resources

Job Search on South Carolina's Job Bank (

State Government Jobs on the Internet (

SCOIS ( The South Carolina Occupational Informational System is the state's computer-based career information delivery system, providing essential job opportunities and vocational programs.

SCIway -- "South Carolina's Front Door." For statewide listings and resources, select:
South Carolina Jobs, Employment by Location

South Carolina Jobs by Type of Employer



(Marine Corps Air Station, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, and Naval Hospital Beaufort)

NAFI (Non-Appropriated Funds Instrumentality) Positions


Marine Corps Community Service, South Carolina
P. O. Box 5100
Marine Corps Recruit Depot
Parris Island, SC 29905
Telephone information: (843) 228-2217 (Listen for options)
Fax: (843) 228-3856
Submit resume by E-Mail to:

For current job vacancies at the Marine Corps Community Service -- South Carolina at MCRD Parris Island or the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort:

Phone the recorded Jobline message at (843) 525-3302, Ext. 7310

To check MCCS--SC NAFI vacancy listings, go to



Civil Service Positions (GS)


Telephone job listings: (843) 228-2217, and press "2" for the human resources area of interest to you.

For Department of Navy Job Lisitings:

Department of the Navy Civilian Human Resources (


Click here for more information



Beaufort County Council
Human Resources Department
100 Ribaut Road, Room 100
Beaufort, South Carolina 29901

Phone: (843) 470-2675
Fax: (843) 470-2676

Web site (

For current Beaufort County job listings:

Explore County Job Openings



City of Beaufort


Human Resources
City of Beaufort
P.O. Drawer 1167
Beaufort, SC 29901-1167
Fax resume/application to: (843) 525-7013
E-mail resume/application to:

For current City of Beaufort job listings and application process:

Employment Opportunities (



Town of Bluffton



No Internet job listings currently available. For employment information, contact:

Bruce Bahrens
Town Manager
20 Bridge Street
P.O. Box 386
Bluffton, SC 29910-0386
Telephone: (843) 706-4500
Fax: (843) 757-6720



Town of Hilton Head


Human Resources
Town of Hilton Head Island
One Town Center Court
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Fax: (843) 341-3974

For current Town of Hilton Head job listings:

Current Employment Opportunity Search

See application process on this web page.



Town of Port Royal

No Internet job listings currently available. For employment information, contact:

Van Willis
Town Manager
P.O. Drawer 9
Port Royal, SC 29935
Telephone:(843) 986-2206
Fax: (843) 986-2210



Town of Yemassee

No Internet job listings currently available. For employment information, contact:

Town of Yemassee
101 Town Circle
P. O. Box 577
Yemassee, SC 29945
Telephone:(843) 589-2565
Fax: (843) 589-2950



Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce


Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce
1106 Carteret Street
Mailing address: PO Box 910
Beaufort, SC 29901
Telephone: (843) 524-3163
Fax: (843) 986-5405
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Web site (

For general information or to inquire about visiting or relocating
to the Beaufort area, e-mail:

Directory of member businesses by category



Hilton Head Island - Bluffton Chamber of Commerce


Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
1 Chamber of Commrce Dr
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Telephone: (843) 785-3673

Web site (

Directory of member businesses by category




Lowcountry Workforce Investment Agency


(Technical and Educational Retraining)
Contacts: Sandy Fowler or Shelly Campbell
P.O. Box 98 (Exit 33 from I-95 at Highway 17)
Yemassee, SC 29945-0098/ 726-5536/FAX 726-5165/ E-mail:

Contact person: Constance S. Gardner, Director
747 Robert Smalls Parkway
Beaufort, SC 29903/ 522-1010 (Voice and TDD)

Contact person: Cora Campbell
41 Ball Park Road
St Helena Island, SC 29920/838-0938/FAX 838-0238

(NOTE: Agricultural employees and their families who meet poverty guidelines
are eligible; services include work incentive programs, tax credits,
employee evaluation and training, and supportive services to

(Small Business Owners)
University of South Carolina Small Business Development Center


Martin Goodman, Area Manager
USC-Beaufort SBDC
801 Carteret Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 521-4143 Phone
(843) 521-4142 Fax
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am -4:30pm
Web site

Pat Cameron, Business Consultant
One College Center Drive
Hilton Head, SC 29928
(843) 842-3552 Phone
(843) 785-7730 Fax
Hours of operation: Please call for an appointment

The Small Business Development Center offers three main types of services for new or existing businesses:

General Consulting
Specialty Consulting

See the Web site ( for more information.




Small Business Administration (SC District Office)


South Carolina District Office
1835 Assembly Street, Room 358
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Telephone: (803) 765-5377
Fax: (803) 765-5962

SC District Office Web site (

National Web Site (

Among the many useful features on the national Web site:

Startup guide (

Federal grant resources for small businesses

Marketing basics: (

Business laws: (



(NOTE: Print copies of selected newspapers available
at all five library branch locations)
Local Newspaper Listings

Beaufort Gazette

Carolina Morning News

The Island Packet



Regional Newspaper Listings

Savannah (GA) Morning News

Post and Courier (Charleston, SC)

The State Newspaper (Columbia, SC)

Greenville (SC) News

Atlanta (GA) Journal



National Newspaper Listings
News Voyager -- Links to Online Newspapers Nationwide




The Library offers a selection of "Employment and Vocational" Web links for job seekers and employers at



INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT (Web sites) ( the "Overseas Jobs" links are organized by country. Other topics of the site include moving and living overseas, offshore investments, Internet commerce, world search engines, and world newspapers.

Civilian Human Resource Management Agency (CHRMA) ( is a resource for civilians seeking employment with the U.S. Army in Europe (USAREUR), with job listings for the Benelux, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. Applications may be made online using the Resumix utility in the Employment section.

International Newspapers ( is the Internet Public Library's gateway to online newspaper sources the world over. Classified advertisements and job postings appear in the language of each country.



Library Locations

The Beaufort County Public Library System provides five branch locations to serve you.

Professional Reference Librarians

Assistance from professional reference librarians is available at the Beaufort, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Island branch locations (and staff at the Lobeco and St. Helena Island facilities are trained to communicate with reference staff to answer your questions).

Our staff of knowledgeable professionals will talk with you one-on-one to find the best resources to meet your employment needs -- through books, magazines, computer resources and expert referrals to other agencies.

Library staff can also provide brief answers by telephone (see our online directory of branch Web sites) and e-mail (



Books, Magazines, and Interlibrary Loan Service

Ask our reference staff to help you find the information you need in our collections of books and magazines. Prepare for your visit by searching our online library catalog from your home or office computer (click here to begin!).

When we do not have the books or magazine articles you need in the Beaufort County Public Library System, adult registered borrowers may request them through our free interlibrary loan service. As a member of the wordlwide Online Computer Library Center network, the Library can request that other libraries send materials directly to your nearest branch location. Click here for more information.



LearnATest Online Skills Testing

Learn a Test logo

(Click on the logo above for direct access.
NOTE: You will need your Beaufort County Public Library card number to set up your personal account.
) (from LearnATest) provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Learning offers these online test and course resources:

• Academic
• Advanced Placement
• Basic Skills Success
• Civil Service
• College Preparation
• Cosmetology
• ESL (Spanish)
• Firefighter

• Graduate School Entrance
• Law Enforcement
• Military
• Nurse Aide
• Real Estate
• Skills Improvement Courses
• Teacher Certification
• Technical and Career College
• US Citizenship


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