The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments and SC Works Trident will host a Public Sector Career Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 17 to provide public sector employers an opportunity to connect with prospective employees.

In order to maximize impact and accessibility, the event will be held in two parts, with a virtual option taking place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and an in-person opportunity, hosted by the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center (5001 Coliseum Drive), held from 2 to 7 p.m.

For Employers:

Local municipalities, counties and public sector agencies interested in recruiting potential new employees can click here to register for the event free-of-charge by Aug. 10.

During the event, employers will have the opportunity to distribute information about their organizations, available positions and benefits packages, and conduct on-site interviews with prospective employees.

Among the organizations signed on to participate are SC Ports Authority, Isle of Palms Police Department, SCDOT, Trident Tech, Charleston County Human Resources, Transdev, and Berkeley and Charleston Counties EMS.

For more information, employers can contact the SC Works Business Services Team at SCWorksTrident@dew.sc.gov.

For Jobseekers:

Jobseekers attending the event are encouraged to come prepared with up-to-date resumes to distribute among the employers in attendance. SC Works team members will also be on-site with resources designed to assist with resume and application needs.

Registration for jobseekers is ongoing and can be completed until the day of the event. To register to participate in the virtual option, click here. Additional virtual attendance information will be distributed following registration. To register for the in-person event, click here.

Those in need of resume or interview preparation assistance ahead of the event can click here to locate the SC Works Center nearest to them.


The BCDCOG is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county leaders in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. BCDCOG’s purpose is to strengthen the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. For the latest on BCDCOG, visit www.bcdcog.com, like us on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @BDCCoG.


SC Works Trident comprises one-stop centers in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. SC Works Trident offers a variety of services to help employers and job seekers meet their workforce development needs. For the latest on SC Works, visit SCWorksTrident.org, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.