Aiken County

Employment Opportunities

Aiken County Is An Equal Opportunity Employer




During the temporary building closures, applications are still being accepted but must be submitted via email to humanresources@aikencountysc.gov or faxed to 803.642.1706. Thank you for your understanding.

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:
Foreman
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
06/06/2020
Salary:
Grade 16 - $37,942.27



JOB SUMMARY:

This position supervises the construction and maintenance work of County streets, sidewalks, curbs, drainage systems, and the installation and maintenance of street signs, markers and related items.

The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Supervision – The incumbent oversees the work of crews assigned in the completion of maintenance of roads and bridges throughout the County. These teams may be assigned a geographic area within which to work, or may be specialized to paving or to specific heavy equipment. As such, the incumbent is onsite daily to ensure work is carried out efficiently and safely. The work crews will be operating a variety of light and heavy equipment in building or rebuilding roads, maintaining the bridges, repair culverts, etc. In doing so, the Foreman must know how to install drainage, how to calculate grading, how to calculate tonnage of needed asphalt, how to locate utilities, and other related information about how water flows.

While on the road, the incumbent should remain flexible with changing priorities and with the need to change equipment usage depending upon weather conditions and changes needed to accomplish the task at hand.

2. Equipment Maintenance – The incumbent must be aware of how the equipment operates when it is working efficiently and effectively, and notify the Manager when it is not. The incumbent should be able to troubleshoot to determine whether or not the problem is serious, and if not, to assist in the repair.

This position operates independently while on the road, and is expected to handle work related issues as they arise.

The incumbent is exposed to hazardous conditions related to weather, traffic, and the equipment itself.

This manages a team of 5-10 equipment operators and their foreman.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
AA degree in a related field or equivalent.

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

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

CDL Required.

This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc. Must be able to work outside under a variety of weather conditions, as well as working safely in traffic; should be able to lift up to 100 lbs., stoop, squat, stand and sit.


Send your application for Foreman to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@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:
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:
Site Attendant (Part-time 24hrs weekly) 2 Positions
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) 2 Positions to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Assessor
Department:
Assessor
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$65,500.00 - $91,500.00



JOB SUMMARY:

This position has overall responsibility the identification, classification and valuation of all real property and manufactured homes in the County per State laws. The incumbent will represent the County before constituted Boards and South Carolina Administrative Law Court.

Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Management – This position has overall responsibility for planning, directing and managing all activities in the department. This includes the appraisal of all real property and property improvements by certified appraisers. All deed transactions, building permits, parcel maps and other records must be maintained and continuously updated. The incumbent may personally write appraisals for difficult properties with unique evaluation issues.

2. Reassessment Program – In accordance with State and County laws, the incumbent ensures that the department conducts a County-wide reassessment of all parcels, all real property and property improvements every five years. The incumbent acts as the project manager of this initiative.

3. Annual Budget – The Assessor assists Administration with preparing a revenue analysis annually for County Council, including an analysis of the Property Tax Base. In addition, this position is responsible for the preparation and management of the annual departmental budget.

4. Expert Witness – The incumbent reviews, prepares, and presents case evidence of property appeals before the Review Board and the SC Administrative Law Court.

5. Office Management – The incumbent ensures that all staff stay apprised of the ever-changing state laws by attending seminars and sharing the information as needed. In addition, the incumbent ensures that all staff stay current with required continuing education.

This position manages a team of 23 people, including 12 appraisers, operations supervisor, and 10 clerical people.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Certified general appraisal license, college degree in business or related field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
10 years minimum and implemented a reassessment program.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Building construction; math; ability to read fly-over maps.


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


Position:
Engineering Technician II
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N17 $39,667.77



JOB SUMMARY:
This position assures road construction projects are built according to plans, and that the EPA guidelines of the clean water act are followed.
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Construction Site Visits – This position travels throughout Aiken County to observe the building and/or maintenance projects of the County roads and buildings. This position is usually involved in pre-construction meetings, and responsible for reviewing and understanding the plans. Having reviewed the plans for each project, the incumbent determines whether or not the work is being done according to plan. The incumbent will attempt to negotiate while onsite to resolve any potential problems. Those that cannot be resolved are referred to the Construction Manager or County Engineer.

2. Stormwater Assessment – While at the Construction site, the incumbent will check the management of pollutants from the site to be certain all required measures are being taken to prevent discharge into the local water supply. Any problems notes are normally addressed and remediated at the site. Any unresolved issues are referred to the Stormwater Manager.

3. CAD Drafting – This position MAY be involved in updating manual plans with CAD drawings, as well as updating the reports that accompany such drawings. This may involve researching for conceptual designs and presentation drawing and sketches for roads, drainage, buildings, and easement/right of way projects.

4. Mapping – This position may develop GIS maps and maintain databased for Engineering/Stormwater projects using ArcGIS software.

5. Administrative Duties – This position may be responsible for completing a variety of reports, including BMP’s, citizen complaint reports, or other construction related paperwork.

This position works with very little supervision while traveling onsite. The incumbent is expected to understand the federal, state and local regulations governing this work, and to work collaboratively in the field to ensure compliance.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS in Engineering or Construction related field preferred.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Five years in a similar environment, plus three years in management; 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:
Experience with technical writing and AutoCAD.


Send your application for Engineering Technician II 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:
Grade N15 $36,215.51



JOB SUMMARY:
This position assures projects within the County road are built according to plans, and that the EPA guidelines of the clean water act are followed.
1. Construction Site Visits – This position travels throughout Aiken County to observe the building and/or maintenance of projects with the County. This position is usually involved in pre-construction meetings, and responsible for reviewing and understanding the plans. Having reviewed the plans for each project, the incumbent determines whether or not the work is being done according to plan. The incumbent will attempt to negotiate while onsite to resolve any potential problems. Those that cannot be resolved are referred to the Construction Manager or County Engineer.

2. Stormwater Assessment – This position is responsible for checking the management of pollutants from construction the sites to be certain all required measures are being taken to prevent discharge into the local water supply. Any problems are normally addressed and remediated at the site. Any unresolved issues are referred to the Stormwater Manager. Additionally, this position will prepare annual inspection reports of County owned and maintained facilities for permit compliance. This position may also investigate citizen complaints regarding illicit pollutant discharge and attempt to resolve them, which may involve taking water samples for laboratory testing.

3. Public Outreach – This position may be involved in attending local events designed to educate the public on EPA’s clean water act, and what individual citizens can do to help. Brochures may also be given to citizens while handling a complaint to enhance their understanding of the process.

4. Administrative Duties – This position may be responsible for completing a variety of reports, including timesheets, project paper work, citizen complaint reports, or other construction related paperwork.

This position works with limited supervision while traveling onsite. The incumbent is expected to understand the federal, state and local regulations governing this work, and to work collaboratively in the field to ensure compliance.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Associates Degree in construction, environmental studies, or related field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three 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:
Valid driver’s license, ability to obtain a South Carolina Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control Inspector Certification (CEPSCI).


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


Position:
Maintenance Mechanic III
Department:
Building & Grounds
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 13 $32,764.50



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems and equipment. Performs other maintenance work as required. Reports to the Foreman and/or Buildings and Grounds Supervisor.
Installs, maintains and repairs various plumbing systems and equipment, including but not limited to bathroom fixtures, water heaters / coolers, water lines, valves, drain lines, water fountains, etc.

Installs, maintains and repairs electrical components and equipment, including but not limited to general electrical wiring, electrical outlets, switches, breakers, light fixtures, ballasts, circuits, security lights, ground lights, etc.; changes light bulbs as needed.

Cleans, services, repairs or replaces HVAC systems and equipment.

Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment and system problems; schedules and performs required repair work or parts replacement.

Performs general carpentry work in County buildings as required.

Maintains assigned tools and equipment.

Maintains accurate records on maintenance/repair work completed.

Performs all work in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, regulations and standards of safety and quality; ensures the timely completion of all assignments.

Receives and reviews various records and reports including work orders, complaints, etc.

Prepares and submits daily work reports.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, equipment manuals, blueprints, building codes, safety sheets, etc.

Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment, which may include a man lift, pumps, cutting torch, electrical testers / meters, various other power tools, etc.

Uses mechanic’s tools, plumbing tools, electrician’s tools, and other general hand tools, maintenance supplies and parts.

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

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Assists in installing computer / communications cabling.

Moves heavy furniture as requested.

Performs other duties as required.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a vocational school diploma in one or more building trade(s).

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience in facility maintenance and repair work, or any equivalent combination of education, 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 possess a valid state driver’s license.

Tasks involve the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, 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).


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


Position:
EMS Crew Chief
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N16 $37,942.27



JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, provides leadership and supervision of subordinates on assigned shift in the performance of emergency medical services activities, ensuring prompt and proper response to medical emergencies. Enforces crew compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, protocols and standards of quality and safety. Responds to emergency calls, providing medical assistance at the paramedic level. Performs related supervisory and technical work as required.

Reports to the Shift Manager.

Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers training, advice and assistance as needed.

Inspects assigned station and vehicle at the beginning of each assigned shift to ensure cleanliness, sanitation, proper condition of equipment, and an adequate inventory of supplies; cleans and sanitizes vehicles, and notifies proper personnel of equipment / vehicle maintenance needs.

Accounts for controlled substance inventory on a daily basis.

Drives ambulance in response to emergency calls; requests additional resources for the control of incidents as required; ensures safety at the scene; may operate as incident commander at the scene of mass casualties.

Provides advanced life support and emergency care to the sick and injured; determines nature and extent of injuries or illnesses; assists in lifting and carrying patients in and out of ambulance, and transports patients to appropriate medical facility.

Performs such procedures as immobilization and bandaging, CPR, intubation, cardiac activity monitoring, administering medications, electrical cardio-version and/or defibrillation, IV therapy, needle decompression, and others as permitted according to certification; maintains constant awareness of patient condition; identifies and relays diagnostic signs to medical personnel while in route to medical facility; reports verbally and in writing to emergency room personnel upon arrival.

Assists with extrication and other rescue procedures as necessary.

Notifies dispatch personnel and Coroner’s Office in the case of patient death; arranges for the protection of property and evidence at the scene.

Prepares run reports to document patient care, response time, compliance with medical protocol, and patient billing information; prepares unit and station reports.

Ensures crew compliance with infection control procedures.

Responds to complaints from the public regarding personnel and/or activities of the unit.

May coordinate special teams, programs or operations as assigned.

Keeps abreast of new technology, methods and regulations for emergency medical assistance operations; attends meetings, conferences and continuing education classes as required and/or appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills and maintain certifications.

Remains on call 24 hours per day for emergency response.

Receives and reviews physician’s orders, patient histories, shift reports, memos, etc.

Prepares and/or processes run reports, station reports, controlled substance accountability forms, check lists, etc.

Refers to policies and procedures, regulations, medical protocols, medical texts, maps, equipment manuals, etc.

Operates an assortment of equipment and hand tools used in rescue service, including response vehicles, cardiac monitor, mechanical CPR machine, pulse oximeter and other emergency medical equipment, etc. Uses medical supplies and instruments, medications, hand tools, etc.

Operates a two-way radio, telephone.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, subordinates, co-workers, department Director, other County employees, medical/hospital personnel, law enforcement personnel, fire department personnel, accident/incident bystanders, patients, and the general public.

Performs detailed housekeeping as required.

Participates in public education / community relations efforts and events as required.

Performs related duties as required.


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, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support, Basic Life Support, CPR and Emergency Vehicle Operator certifications, and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver's license.


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


Position:
Equipment Operator II - Landfill
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 13 - $32,764.50



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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Operates landfill scale computer to weigh incoming waste; assists truck drivers and citizens unload waste.

Removes trash and debris from site.

Opens/closes gates at appropriate times.

Orders and picks up supplies as needed.

Performs related duties as required.


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.

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 - Landfill to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Custodian
Department:
Building & Grounds
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 7 $22,411.50



JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for all custodial duties at the assigned building within the County.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Custodial Duties – This position ensures that the assigned area is clean and safe for both citizens and employees. This includes cleaning bathrooms, dusting, vacuuming, and mopping floors.

2. Backup Support – When there isn’t enough staff, the incumbent will perform any custodial duties necessary, making sure that the building is clean and safe by the end of the day.

This position is responsible for making decisions daily on the work that should be done, and who to call if there is a special project need, such as a spill on the floor. However, light bulbs or any other building issues require assistance from her supervisor.

Special challenges include keeping the building clean and safe with a high level of traffic each day.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
3 – 6 months.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Some lifting of chairs, etc. of up to 40 lbs. for room set-ups; pushing and pulling vacuums and other equipment as needed.


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


Position:
Equipment Operator I - Roads and Bridges
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 12 - $31,039.01



JOB SUMMARY:

Under regular supervision, operates light construction equipment in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. 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 light construction equipment, such as a backhoe and tandem truck, to help rebuild roads, cut roads and driveways, install drainage pipe, patch asphalt, haul/spread materials.

Cleans out drainage ditches and drains.

Performs routine landscaping / grounds keeping 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.

Performs duties as required.


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:
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 I - Roads and Bridges to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
GeoServices Manager
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 22 - $48,295 .27



JOB SUMMARY:

This position is accountable for the County’s centralized geospatial data assets, 911 Addressing, drone program and property boundary systems by setting direction, ensuring quality, deciding policy and technical issues, and coordinating with County departments, state and city governments, surveyors, consultants and vendors.

Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Management – This position provides general daily oversight and coordination of the County’s centralized GeoServices functions to ensure proper administration, creation and utilization of all County geospatial data assets, 911 addresses and County drone program. Plans for GeoServices growth and provides recommendations for the annual program budget.

2. Data Integrity – This position coordinates geospatial data creation, maintenance and integration with County departments to ensure consistency, efficiency and effective utilization throughout the County government. Requires understanding or ability to interact with County departments and other stakeholders to understand needs and provide guidance in Geospatial areas.

3. Aerial Photography, Software and Atlas – The incumbent is responsible for obtaining aerial photography periodically to facilitate County mapping, tax assessment, planning, addressing, emergency/disaster response, and other functions of multiple departments. The position coordinates bi-annual production of the official County road atlas for internal and public use.

4. Resident Expert – The incumbent offers geospatial data, analysis and cartographic expertise to department heads, surveyors, other government agencies, and the citizens of the County in support of day-to-day needs and emergency/disaster response.

5. Computer Support – This position evaluates and coordinates the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of GIS and other geospatial software to provide productive methods of maintaining and utilizing geospatial data assets. This includes interfacing with vendors and consultants. Also includes some programming and understand of web applications as it relates to GIS.

The work of this division is highly specialized and, as such, works rather autonomously in accomplishing its goals and objectives as stated above. Supervision is occasional, and generally only when there is a serious problem involving multiple departments or outside constituencies or in cases of major capital outlay.

The major challenges of this job are choosing the best path forward when multiple paths may be correct, keeping numerous large projects moving forward simultaneously, and effectively coordinating different stakeholders in order to improve the utilization of geospatial data assets within the County. This position frequently draws conclusions, makes decisions and judgment calls, and persuades others to accept and support them.

WORK LEADERSHIP OR SUPERVISION:

This position has 1 GIS Sr. Analyst, 3 GIS Analysts, 1 Sr. Addressing Technician and 2 911 Addressing Technicians reporting to it.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS in Geography, Engineering or Science field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 years in government GIS using Esri software and 5 years as a manager of a department or workgroup.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Desired Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience: Esri product expertise and GISP certification. Drone license a plus.


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


Position:
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (Roads & Bridges)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 13 - $32,764.50



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) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Heavy Truck Driver
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 11 - $29,314.73



JOB SUMMARY:

Under regular supervision, drives and operates a tandem truck 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 a tandem truck to transport materials to various job sites.

Rolls tarps and sweeps tailgates.

Inspects and maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

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 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.

Performs related duties as required.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High school diploma or GED equivalent, or an equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
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 Heavy Truck Driver to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Custodian
Department:
Building & Grounds
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N7 $22,411.50



JOB SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, provides crew leadership and participates in the custodial maintenance of County buildings to ensure a clean and safe environment for staff and visitors. Performs other work as required. Reports to the Chief Custodian. Provides general custodial maintenance of assigned County buildings and facilities.

Provides training and leadership of assigned inmate workers.

Performs various custodial duties, which include but are not limited to cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, stocking restrooms with supplies, cleaning windows and other glass surfaces, dusting furniture and other surfaces, removing trash, sweeping and mopping floors, scrubbing / polishing floors, vacuuming / spot cleaning / shampooing carpets, vacuuming upholstery, etc.

Cleans porches, walkways, etc.

Prepares rooms / facilities for meetings and special events.

Assists in moving furniture, supplies, etc., as requested.

Performs all work in compliance with division policies, procedures and standards of cleanliness, quality and safety.

Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment; initiates repair work as needed.

Requests necessary tools, materials and supplies.

Receives and responds to inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints from County employees and the public.

Receives and reviews schedules, instructions, safety sheets, work orders, etc.

Prepares and submits daily work records.

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

Operates a telephone, and various pieces of janitorial equipment, including wet/dry vacuum, vacuum cleaner, carpet shampooer, floor buffer, etc.

Uses custodial supplies and tools, various other hand tools, etc.

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


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a junior high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
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:
N/A


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


Position:
Addressing Technician I
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N11 - $29.314.74



JOB SUMMARY:

This position is primarily responsible for providing accurate and complete physical addresses for all residents and businesses in Aiken County. This is critical to the effective operation of law enforcement, emergency medical services, County operations, mail deliveries, and the traveling public.

List and describe the duties and responsibilities of this job in the order of importance or prominence (from most to least essential functions) below.

1. Information Management – This position assigns, reviews, corrects, and maintains 911 address point in the County GIS database in compliance with State and County law, and the departmental guidelines. This also includes updating the AT&T Master Street Address Guide to synchronize with Aiken County GIS data for all streets and addresses, including both incorporated and unincorporated jurisdictions.

2. Street Naming Process – This position executes the Aiken County process for naming streets. This involves fieldwork from time to time to ensure accuracy. The incumbent will interact with the general public and other County departments in this process, and in the preparation of resolution for County Council’s consideration of such street namings.

3. New Development Review – The incumbent will review commercial and residential subdivision site plans for adherence to County and State law regarding 911 addresses, and advise developers and/or Planning & Development of any required 911-related modifications to the plans. The incumbent must be familiar with site plans, and be conversant with the 911-related laws governing such plans, planned roads, parcels and addresses. The incumbent is responsible for handling complaints and negotiating compromises and research.

4. Public Outreach – This position participates in periodic presentations to educate the public about the Smart911 public safety program.

5. Ongoing Training – This position is required to maintain and expand professional skills through ongoing technical training.

This position must be able to work effectively with the public through a variety of problems, and assist in solving those problems without escalation.

This position works with some supervision, and reviews any exceptions with the supervisor or manager.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
HS diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Familiarity with Esri GIS software suite; Microsoft Office suite.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Valid driver’s license.


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


Position:
Lifeguard (Temporary - PT, 5 Openings)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 4 - $17,234.99



JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises swimmers and public at pool facility. Maintains a safe, sanitary pool environment for pool use.

Provide uninterrupted supervision of all pool patrons, both in and around swimming area.

Assist any swimmers or pool patron in distress. Perform routine checks on pool water, pool equipment, and bathroom facilities.

Open and close pool area as scheduled. Other duties as assigned by Park Supervisor.

PLEASE NOTE: These positions have an anticipated starting date of June 6th, contingent upon the cancelation of summer programming due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. Depending upon the status of the pandemic and permission from DHEC, state agencies, and Aiken County administration, summer camp and open swim may start at a later date than anticipated or be canceled for the entire season.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
N/A

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Must have good communication skills, along with a willingness to work with the public.

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

Must be able to think clearly and act quickly in any situation.

Must be able to concentrate and prevent problems before they occur.

A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


Send your application for Lifeguard (Temporary - PT, 5 Openings) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Scale Operator (Part-time)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$12,086.50



JOB SUMMARY:

This position greets all trucks and verifies weight upon entering and departing.

1. Weight Measurement – This position is responsible for weighing all trucks upon entering and upon departing to determine the precise amount of waste disposed at the site. The incumbent must work efficiently to ensure smooth traffic flow throughout the hours of operation daily.

2. Permit Issuance – Upon verifying the materials on the truck, this position will issue a permit for entrance into the site to deposit solid waste. All trucks must be weighed and issued a permit for entrance to the site.

3. Billing – This position inputs all data from the weighing for billing to them, including weight, name of the driver, and name and license of the truck. All information must be complete and accurate for submission to DHEC.

This position works closely with supervision, and the incumbent must demonstrate good communication skills in dealing with the 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:
1 year in a similar environment helpful, but OTJ training is permitted.

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, etc. (Please specify in the box immediately below.) ability to lift up to 20 lbs, sit, stoop, crawl.


Send your application for Scale Operator (Part-time) 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)


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