Aiken County

Employment Opportunities

Aiken County Is An Equal Opportunity Employer




All applications for external postings are received at Aiken County Government (1930 University Parkway in Aiken) or at the SC Works Center (1571 Richland Ave East in Aiken). All applications must be received by the posted deadline specified in the job listing for the vacancy. Where there is no date, the position will be posted until it is filled. Applications will only be accepted for positions that are currently vacant.

To apply for Aiken County Sheriff's Office positions such as Dispatcher, Detention Officer, or Deputy Sheriff, please complete the Sheriff's Office Job Application. To apply for all other Aiken County Government jobs, please use the County's Job Application form.
Aiken County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.




Position:
Secretary II
Department:
Detention Center
Closing:
09/23/2019
Salary:
Grade 9 - $25,862.50



JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, performs responsible and moderately complex secretarial and clerical work in support of efficient and effective department operations, including the preparation and maintenance of accurate records. Performs related work as assigned. Reports to the Detention Center Director.
Answers the telephone; provides accurate information to callers and/or forwards calls to appropriate personnel; greets and assists office visitors.

Enters case information into computer database; generates computer reports as required. Compiles data for various reports.

Schedules appointments, court dates, attorney visitations, etc. Distributes procedures, rules and other information to relatives of inmate.

Opens daily mail, responds and/or forwards to appropriate department.

Receives, receipts and posts monies received at the Center, balances receipts and prepares daily reports; prepares daily deposits.

Makes appointments for immediate supervisor and maintains office calendar.

Types official documents as requested by law enforcement personnel, court, attorneys, etc.

Performs other clerical work, including but not limited to typing forms, reports and correspondence; copying and filing documents; retrieving files; sending and receiving faxes; etc.

Plans, organizes and prioritize daily assignments and work activities.

Receives and responds to public/County staff inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance with regard to court policies and procedures.

Receives, reviews and/or processes sundry information related to inmate incarceration, i.e., summons and complaint requests, warrants, various reports, etc.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, laws/codes/ordinances, directories, etc.

Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, typewriter, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, voice recorders, etc.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, other County personnel, law enforcement personnel, attorneys, court personnel, defendants, plaintiffs, S.C. Court Administration personnel, various other government agencies, and the general public.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a law enforcement environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling and crouching, and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (up to 10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.


Send your application for Secretary II to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Dispatcher II
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, receives in-coming emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatches calls for Law Enforcement to appropriate personnel in an accurate, timely and professional manner. Works under stressful conditions. Performs related tasks as required. Reports to the Shift Supervisor and Communications Center Supervisor.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Nine to twelve months of experience in Emergency Dispatch Operations or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must be able to successfully complete required training in order to obtain E-911 and NCIC certifications. Must possess a valid S.C. Driver's License


Send your application for Dispatcher II to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT - Paramedic
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$38,026.28



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT - Paramedic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three to four years of progressive experience in Emergency Medical Service programs.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT, Paramedic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license


Send your application for EMT - Paramedic to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT - Basic
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,098.93



JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT – Basic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience and/or training in Emergency Medical Service programs

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT – Basic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, CPA certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Send your application for EMT - Basic to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT - Advanced
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$37,248.61



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT – Advanced level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of progressive experience in Emergency Medical Service programs

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT- Advanced, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Pre-hospital life support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Send your application for EMT - Advanced to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47



JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, patrols assigned areas of the County and responds to calls for service; enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Reports to the Corporal and/or Sergeant – Uniform Patrol.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
N/A

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Coursework in criminal justice / police science, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license.


Send your application for Deputy Sheriff I to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Detention Officer
Department:
Detention Center
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81



JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for the direct custody, care and containment of pretrial detainees, sentenced inmates, and prisoners that are lawfully housed at the detention center. The incumbent must also remain alert to the safety of co-workers and visitors to the detention center.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or GED, Academy graduate

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Acute observation and communication skills; weapons training (taser, sprays), self-control and ability to manage stress; CPR, AED, First Aid


Send your application for Detention Officer to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator I - Roads and Bridges - 2 positions Available
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates a variety of light and heavy equipment used in completing maintenance work on roads and bridges throughout the county.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level at 1 year of experience; normally requires 5 years of related experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


Send your application for Equipment Operator I - Roads and Bridges - 2 positions Available to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Environmental Systems Operator (Wastewater)
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 11 - $29,314.73



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates, monitor, maintains, and trouble-shoots the wastewater treatment facility and it's processes.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School diploma or equivalent required, prior waste water experience or Biology/Chemistry background preferred. Ideal candidate pursuing waste water licensing and formal Biology/Chemistry education.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.
1. Inspection – This position is responsible for touring the facility throughout the shift and for inspecting all pumps, motors, conveyors, screens, aerators, and related processing equipment to insure proper plant operations. If there are any issues the incumbent will troubleshoot and attempt to fix the problem prior to contacting the shift supervisor and/or maintenance. Timing of repair issues are critical to efficient waste water processing.

2. Sample Collection – This position will assist in collecting samples when needed to verify any potential or suspected problems when inspecting equipment. The incumbent must have a basic knowledge of the sampling timing and chain of custody procedures. These are given to the lab for analysis and recording.

3. Grounds Maintenance – This position handles all mowing, trimming and other grounds care required to maintain the 80+ acre property.

4. Heat Dryer Operations: This position may be required to run the plants heat dryer, and must be able to understand its operations and be able to troubleshoot any issues that may arise. This position operates within the general guidelines of policy and under general supervision. The major challenge for this position is the ability to recognize issues before they impact the waste water process.
This position operates within the general guidelines of policy and under general supervision. The major challenge for this position are the elements that can impact the water flow.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Pursuing/completed Class D Wastewater Treatment License, ultimately targeting class A wastewater license; CDL preferred. * Salary will fluctuate based on education/experience.


Send your application for Environmental Systems Operator (Wastewater) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMS Director
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$50,020.78 - $70,028.59



JOB SUMMARY:
Strategically, this position manages the planning and operations of the emergency ambulance service. Tactically, this position is on call 24/7 for HAZMAT, medical and extrication incidents.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Degree in Emergency Management Services or related field

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
10 years progressive experience in a 911 setting

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Paramedic, Advanced Extrication, HAZMAT, Fire Fighter I, FEMA, NIMMS


Send your application for EMS Director to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Information Security Officer
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$50,020.78 - $70,028.59



JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for monitoring and helping to manage all cyber-security issues and for ensuring the county is properly safe-guarded against exposures.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS Degree in IT strongly preferred

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 Years

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Appropriate licenses and certifications to manage an IBM and Apple environment; must be comfortable with a variety of media. Requires excellent consultative and negotiation skills.


Send your application for Information Security Officer to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Engineering Technician I (2 Open Positions)
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, coordinates assigned engineering projects to ensure compliance with all county regulations, specifications, and EPA guidelines. May also perform drafting duties using CAD and assist the County Engineer in preparing engineering designs for capital improvements and modifications of engineering facilities and infrastructure. Performs related technical work as required. This position will assure that road construction projects are built according to plans, and that the EPA guidelines of the Clean Water Act are followed. Reports to the County Engineer.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Associates Degree in Construction, Environmental studies or a related field

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Five years in a similar environment; ability to read construction plans; knowledge of construction materials; knowledge of EPA guidelines

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license; CEPSCI certified; SCDHEC Storm Water Certified


Send your application for Engineering Technician I (2 Open Positions) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Digital Content Specialist/Web Developer
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$39,667 - $55,535



JOB SUMMARY:
1. Web Development – This position performs all duties required to design and update the County website. This includes checking accuracy of data already on the site, updating it, and finding more creative ways to post the data. Type font, colors used, placement of the information, and photography all contribute to the overall look and feel of the sight, and are subject to review and change by the incumbent.

2. Analysis – The incumbent consistently review Google and SEO data to determine the best way to drive traffic to the site, and keep them when they land on the site. The incumbent will also check browser compatibility and configure scripts and mobile apps to enhance accessibility.

3. Mobile Application Development – While developing the website, this position will also be responsible for developing mobile application that will deliver the same experience over mobile phones.

One of the key challenges for this position is understanding what the customer wants for the website and obtaining information on a timely and regular basis so deadlines are met. The incumbent is free to design and develop autonomously, however, all development must be approved by the department head prior to implementation.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Data Processing

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three years of experience in computer programming, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
SQL server; HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Boot Strap, FTP


Send your application for Digital Content Specialist/Web Developer to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Engineering Technician I
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, coordinates assigned public works projects to ensure compliance with all County regulations and specifications. Also performs drafting duties using CAD and assists the County Engineer in preparing engineering designs for capital improvements and modifications of public works facilities and infrastructure. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the County Engineer.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a technical college diploma in engineering technology, CAD drafting, construction or related field

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience in technical engineering design and CAD drafting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Send your application for Engineering Technician I to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Mechanic II
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N13 - $32,764.50-$37,680.17



JOB SUMMARY:
Under supervision, performs mechanical repair work on County-owned automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment, ensuring that repaired vehicles run properly and safely; performs preventive maintenance on such equipment as scheduled. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Shop Foreman.
Diagnoses and performs mechanical repair work on vehicles, trucks and heavy equipment, including repairing or replacing engines, transmissions, differentials, clutches, hoses, oil seals, hydraulic cylinders, pins, roller frames, HVAC systems, etc.

May repair emergency services and law enforcement vehicles; installs and maintains specialized equipment on emergency vehicles as necessary.

Performs welding and fabrication work as needed.

Performs body work and painting as needed.

Performs a variety of preventive maintenance duties as scheduled, including changing oil, lubricating, replacing hoses and belts, replacing brakes, checking lights, and tuning engines.

Changes and repairs tires on vehicles.

Conducts road tests after repair work is completed to ensure that all vehicles are mechanically safe and function properly.

Provides field repair work as necessary.

Reviews work orders to ensure repairs are completed correctly and in a timely manner.

Maintains records of work completed and parts used.

Orders parts and materials from outside vendors as needed.

Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly shop.

May supervise shop activities in the absence of the Shop Foreman as assigned.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, equipment/vehicle service manuals, safety manual, parts catalogs, etc.

Operates service trucks, fork lift, vehicle lifts, welding equipment, cutting torch, lathe, wheel balancer, tire changer, jacks, telephone, two-way radio. Operates all motorized vehicles and equipment, and automotive test equipment as needed. Uses mechanic’s tools, meters, gauges, other hand and power tools, replacement parts and maintenance supplies.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of experience in automotive maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Physical Requirements: Tasks involve the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which involves the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderately heavy weight (up to 50 pounds) and occasionally heavier weight (up to 100 pounds).


Send your application for Mechanic II to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Support Training Tech
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 15 - $36,215.51 - $41,647.84



JOB SUMMARY:
This position assists end-users in solving software problems that surface through the Help Desk.
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Help Desk Assistance – This position fields about 50-60 requests per day from end-users with computer software issues. These problems can include access to an application, resetting of passcodes, questions on using the various capabilities of applications, or problem solving when something usual happens for the end-user. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the end-user in resolving the presenting problem.

2. Administrative Support – This includes tracking and closing Help Desk tickets, checking and maintaining an appropriate inventory of supplies, and an occasional PC set-up.

The incumbent is free to equipment replacement based upon age and feasibility of repair. Requests for new equipment or special security access must be approved by management. Since most of the work is based upon incoming calls and requests, limited supervision is required.

The challenge for this position is trying to recreate the problem reported to diagnose the problem. Sometimes, the end-user is not always clear. Since about 90% of all problems come to this position first, it is important to remain calm and professional, prioritize, and knowing what questions to ask prior to offering a solution


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Technical college for computers.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 years.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Network Certification.


Send your application for Support Training Tech to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Trades Worker
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 12 - $31,039.01



JOB SUMMARY:
This position performs semi-skilled work that assists with the proper maintenance of the grounds and buildings in the Aiken County park system.
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Grounds Work – This position is responsible for the mowing, trimming, mulching of the grounds throughout the County Park System. The incumbent must be able to operate large, complex mechanized hand tools and keep them in good working repair.

2. Trades Work - This position follows a prescribed maintenance schedule for plumbing, HVAC, and electrical equipment in all County park buildings, and travels to complete inspections as required. The incumbent will report any problems along with recommended solutions, and ensure proper work orders are generated. When required, the incumbent will perform the required repairs. When there are conflicting priorities, decisions are made based upon urgency and timeliness.

3. Equipment Replacement - Upon receiving a work order, the incumbent will travel to the building to assess the malfunctioning equipment. If best judgment determines that the equipment needs to be replaced rather than repaired and the costs are below $1500, the incumbent is authorized to proceed with the replacement. If great than $1500, or if there are extenuating circumstances, the incumbent will seek supervisory approval. In most cases, repairs involve replacing ballasts, outlets, and other similar but uncomplicated replacements.

4. Special Projects - This position assists with any special projects required to maintain the park buildings. Most often, this involves moving furniture, painting, or deep cleaning. It may also involve repair and/or installation of fencing or other outside structures. The incumbent is responsible for hanging pictures, clocks, Smart Boards, and any other items that need to be affixed to the walls.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Technical college/school

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
SC Driver’s license strongly desired.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
SC Driver’s license strongly preferred.


Send your application for Trades Worker to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Shop Foreman
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 16 -$37,942.27



JOB SUMMARY:

This position oversees the day-to-day operations of the Automotive Shop where all County vehicles are maintained. This includes managing the staff of 10 mechanics.
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Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Supervision – This position is responsible for supervising the day-to-day work of the automotive shop. The Foreman oversees the quantity and quality of work being done, and serves as a resource to the staff when they have questions. The incumbent is also responsible for scheduling the hours worked.

2. Work Prioritization - This position schedules all work that needs to be done. There is a daily schedule that is prepared ahead of time. However, emergencies do arise, and the incumbent will work with the staff to rearrange priorities to ensure everything is completed in the best and most efficient order and time. The shop has ten bays, of which three are for cars. The shop repairs all vehicles used by the County, including ambulances, heavy trucks, light trucks, and other heavy equipment. The Foreman will make the decision when necessary to send the equipment out for service, or whether or not to repair based upon age of the vehicle and costs.

3. Parts Management – This position must ensure that parts are ordered in a timely manner. As such, the incumbent works closely with the Materials Manager for advice on the amount of inventory for each part that should be on hand at a given time to optimize resources and space.

4. Facility Management – This position is responsible for the upkeep of the building and grounds at this location, and will contact the appropriate resources in Buildings & Grounds for assistance when needed.

This position works with limited supervision, and is expected to manage the work as well as to assist in performing the work when necessary. The major challenge is in repairing antiquated machinery when parts are no longer available.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School diploma or equivalent; experience to a technical degree in a related field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Ten years of job related experience.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, lifting up to 50 lbs, sitting, squatting, crawling on the floor.


Send your application for Shop Foreman to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator I - (Solid Waste)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 12 - $31,039.01



JOB SUMMARY:
Under supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and operation of County landfills. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Operator Foreman.
Performs various tasks involved in the maintenance and operation of County landfills.

Operates a variety of heavy and light equipment, including bull dozers, pans, front-end loaders, back hoes, skid steers, etc., as needed for daily tasks.

Distributes and compacts various types of refuse; covers finished areas with dirt; grades slopes.

Maintains drainage ditches and access roads at landfill sites.

Performs light building maintenance work at assigned facilities.

Directs incoming waste to proper dump area; inspects incoming waste for acceptability.

Provides training and leadership of lower-level equipment operators, spotters and gate attendants.

Cleans and maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools; performs routine repairs as necessary.

Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Completes waste load check sheets, daily section logs and fuel logs.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, equipment manuals, etc.

Attends staff and safety meetings.

Operates an air compressor, air grease gun, fuel/oil pumps, telephone and two-way radio; uses hand and power tools, maintenance supplies and parts, safety gear.

Uses hand and power tools, safety gear, maintenance supplies, etc.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, other County personnel, commercial haulers, and the general public.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
one to two years of experience in public works maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Tasks involve the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds) and occasionally heavier objects and materials (up to 75 pounds).


Send your application for Equipment Operator I - (Solid Waste) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Site Attendant (Part-time 24hrs weekly)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 5 - $11,376.29



JOB SUMMARY:
This position oversees the day-to-day operations of a drop-off site for County waste.
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Oversight – This position is responsible for the smooth traffic flow of the drop-off site. This means moving traffic through the process, and making certain waste delivered is sorted properly for ultimate disposal, including transfer or sale. This position will notify management when waste is ready to be picked up and moved. This oversight includes maintaining a clean environment that is running efficiently and in accordance with local environmental laws and regulations.

2. Disposal Assistance – This position assists supervision as needed in organizing all recycling for shipping, including tires, batteries, scrap metal, and eWaste. All such items must be stored properly, packed appropriately, and shipped in accordance with environmental laws.

This position works closely with supervision. Timely communication is important.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
1 year in a similar environment

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
N/A


Send your application for Site Attendant (Part-time 24hrs weekly) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Light Truck Driver
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 10 - $27,588.00 - $31,726.20



JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, drives and operates light trucks and trailers in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Public Works Field Supervisor.
Performs various tasks involved in the construction and maintenance of County roads, driveways and curbs, and the maintenance of the County’s storm water drainage system and rights-of-way.

Drives and operates light trucks and trailers to transport materials and equipment to various job sites.

Spreads sand, clay, sand, etc., in the construction or repair of roads and driveways.

Installs and repairs driveway pipe.

Cleans ditches and catch basins.

Inspects and maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

Prepares routine forms and records as required.

Responds to after-hours emergencies as required.

ttends staff and safety meetings.

Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applcable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, maps, etc.

Operates a two-way radio.

Uses hand and power tools, safety gear.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, other County personnel, contractors, and the general public.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level with 1 year of experience; Normally requires 5 years of related experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.

Physical Requirements: Tasks involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds).

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes using specialized machinery; to operate heavy trucks.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, control knobs, buttons, switches, catches, tools, etc. Must have significant levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.


Send your application for Light Truck Driver to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator II - Roads & Bridges (3 Open Positions)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
03/21/2019
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $37,679.17



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and construction of county roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Provides leadership of assigned crew members. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman.
Performs various tasks involved in the construction and maintenance of County roads, driveways and curbs, and the maintenance of the County’s storm water drainage system and rights-of-way.

Operates heavy equipment to rebuild roads, cut roads and driveways, install drainage pipe, cut ditches, clear rights-of-way, maintain retention ponds, patch asphalt, haul/spread/compact asphalt, dirt and stone.

Cleans out pipes and catch basins.

Transports equipment and materials to and from job sites.

Operates low boy, loaders, motor graders, rollers, bulldozers, water truck, dump trucks, bush hogs, tractors, etc.; operates a jet vac and other power equipment.

Performs routine landscaping / groundskeeping work as required on job sites; removes debris and trash from streets.

Maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

Receives and reviews work orders; prepares routine forms and records as required.

Responds to after-hours emergencies as required.

Attends staff and safety meetings.

Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, maps, etc.

Operates a telephone and two-way radio.

Uses hand and power tools, safety gear.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, other County personnel, contractors, and the general public.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience in public works construction and maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license


Send your application for Equipment Operator II - Roads & Bridges (3 Open Positions) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


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