Jobs in Columbia, South Carolina, United States

The capital of South Carolina, Columbia is the second largest city in the state and is a bustling, energetic metropolis. Located almost directly in the centre of the state Columbia has good transport links all of South Carolina.

Columbia sits at the point where the Saluda River meets the Broad River. Here they become the Congaree River. Columbia is also home to the university of South Carolina, the largest and most prestigious university in the state. It is also home to Fort Jackson, which does much of the basic training for the United States army.

A Thriving Economy

Thanks to its location and prominence within the state Columbia enjoys a diversified economy. The area’s major employers include the South Carolina state government. The Palmetto Health hospital system employs a number of skilled professionals as well as administrative staff and others in minor support roles; the organisation also offers a number of training and personal development opportunities.

Additionally the headquarters of SCANA, a fortune 1000 energy company, are located Columbia’s Cayce suburb. The presence of this company is a great boost for the local economy as they employ a significant number of people.

In a completely different field of work the US Army’s largest and most active training installation, Fort Jackson, is based here. As well as directly employing a number of local people the presence of the armed forces has led to a number of businesses starting or deliberately locating themselves in Columbia to support or supply the base. This has led to a significant number of employment opportunities.

Thanks to Columbia’s central location a number of logistics and transport companies have chose to locate themselves here. The largest of these is the United parcel Services whose south-eastern regional hub is based at Columbia’s Metropolitan Airport. The presence of these companies means that there are many opportunities to be found in the logistics and transportation fields.

Columbia is also a hub for manufacturing with a diverse range of often major companies basing themselves here. These include Square D, and Signal. Several companies, including Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company, have their global, continental or national headquarters in Columbia. This means that there are many employment opportunities to be found in a range of sectors and also many opportunities to develop your career.

A Social Hub

Columbia is home to a number of local cultural institutions. These include Town Theatre, the country’s oldest community theatre, art house Nickelodeon Theatre and the Workshop Theatre of South Carolina. The South Carolina State Museum and the Columbia Museum of Art are also both based in South Carolina. There are also a number of orchestras, choirs and societies operating in the city. All these institutions are well supported by the residents of Columbia.

Columbia also has a number of well-maintained outdoor spaces where you can enjoy outdoor concerts, picnics, festivals or nature trails. The region’s most popular park is Finlay Park which hosts many festivals, celebrations and events every year.

Thanks to the presence of the University of South Carolina Columbia enjoys an active social scene. There are many popular clubs, concert venues and restaurants offering something for every taste.

Columbia’s central location and diverse economy means that it is becoming an increasingly popular place to live and work. A good cost of living combined with ample opportunities to further your career means that once you locate to Columbia you may never want to leave.

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