• 1535 Confederate Avenue Columbia, SC 29201
  • dss.sc.gov


DSS seeks to promote a heathy work-life balance by offering excellent and generous benefits packages, which often outshine competing market offers. 

• The state offers comprehensive health, dental, and vision programs, along with a wide array of supplemental insurance programs.

Holidays and Leave Time
State employees may be eligible for other benefits such as paid holidays, annual and sick leave to help keep body and mind healthy and active. 
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days of sick leave per year (1.25 per month)
• 15 days of annual leave per year (1.25 per month)

• State employees are offered a generous pension program with options that can be tailored to specific needs through the State's Retirement Plan or the State's Optional Retirement Plan.

For more information about job benefits, please contact us at 803.898.9390.