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


Position:
Building Inspector I, II, III
Department:
Planning & Development
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 14, 15, 16 - $39, 663.50 - $43, 633.61



JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, inspects building construction and renovations for compliance with applicable building (structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and accessibility) and related codes and ordinances. Provides technical interpretation of codes and regulations as needed. Prepares and maintains all required documentation. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Building Official.

Performs routine-to-complex inspections of commercial and residential building construction and renovations and mobile home installations for compliance with applicable building codes (structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, accessibility) and related codes and ordinances.

Prepares inspection reports; prepares and issues notices of correction and stop work orders as necessary.

Inspects and evaluates old homes for possible rehabilitation, and writes related specifications and cost estimates.

Meets with contractors, engineers, architects, property owners and others to discuss inspection permitting procedures and issues.

Issues building permits, development permits, moving permits, and power permits, and registers mobile homes.

Assists in interpreting building codes.

Follows up on each case to verify corrections have been made to comply with codes.

Reviews building plans and diagrams prior to inspections for compliance with all applicable codes and regulations.

Receives and responds to public inquiries, concerns and complaints regarding assigned cases and general department procedures.

Assists the Building Official with special projects as assigned.

Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, codes / laws / regulations, various trade publications and reference texts, architectural drawings, maps, directories, technical manuals, safety manuals, etc.


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 five years of experience in building inspection or construction, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must possess or obtain specified, varying certifications issued by the International Code Congress and the State


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


Position:
Kennel Technician
Department:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 10 - $27, 588.00



JOB SUMMARY:

This position maintains a safe and sanitary facility for all shelter animals, and provides humane handling and care by assuring animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. It also assists the public when admitting, redeeming, and adopting animals to promote responsible pet ownership.<*br>
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Custodial Care of Animals – The incumbent ensures that the surroundings for the animals are always clean and sanitized, including kennels, walkways and isolation areas. As part of the process, this position feeds and waters; washes bedding, bowls and toys; empties garbage and cleans the play yard.

2. Medical Care of Animals - Because this position is often the first person the public sees when admitting, redeeming or adopting animals, the incumbent must observe and evaluate animals for signs of illness and report symptoms to appropriate personnel. The incumbent must be able to administer medications and vaccinations, and when necessary, humanely carry out euthanasia. The incumbent may be asked to groom animals as needed.

3. Custodial Care of Building – While administering to the animals, the incumbent will also clean the administrative areas, including bathrooms and the FOTAS grooming area, and ensure all garbage is removed and laundry done on a timely basis.

4. Customer Service – This position will assist the public with any questions, including those seeking lost pets and those interested in adoption.

The position works under daily supervision, but may also be asked to supervise the work of inmates at the facility.

The challenge for this position is working and becoming attached to the animals, who may end up sick and needing euthanasia. Further, there is always the possibility of having a highly aggressive animal that needs careful and special handling.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One year experience.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Driver’s license; good judgment; ability to identify animal gender, description and breed; ability to perform humane euthanasia.


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


Position:
Payroll Accountant
Department:
Finance
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 12 - $31,039.01



JOB SUMMARY:

This position must ensure that all County employees are paid accurately and on time, and that all coordinating reports are filed appropriately.

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

1. Payroll processing –This includes assisting in checking the data entry of all timesheets for accuracy. Once all data has balanced and been verified, this position oversees the transmittal of the payroll.

2. Payroll administration – Following the completion of the transmittal of the payroll, the incumbent processes any liabilities against the payroll. These include any and all garnishments, payments to the IRS, Department of Revenue, the retirement system, and any other payroll deductions. The incumbent is also responsible for all annual filings with the IRS and other state and federal agencies.

3. Customer Service – The incumbent interfaces on a daily basis with every level of employees throughout the County to answer questions on deductions, hours worked, direct deposit, and overtime pay. As such, the incumbent must be aware of State and Federal laws governing pay practices.

In this role, the incumbent interacts with external agencies such as banks, tax agencies, IRS, garnishing agencies, and courts daily to obtain information and clarify questions and concerns on behalf of employees. In addition, the position interfaces daily with Human Resources and employees at all levels to resolve concerns and questions.

The incumbent must exercise sound judgment in making decisions, and works independently within the guidelines of State and Federal pay practices. The incumbent must possess good working knowledge of these laws and how they are applied in the state of South Carolina. Any exceptions to these laws requires management approval.

Tact, diplomacy and confidentiality are critical in performing the functions of this job.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
AA degree.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
3 years.

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


Send your application for Payroll Accountant 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 - DOQ



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:
Office Manager
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 11 - $29,314.73



JOB SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision, performs routine to complex administrative, bookkeeping and technical work in support of effective and efficient department operations. Performs related work as required. Reports to the County Engineer.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs routine to moderately complex administrative and secretarial work in support of the County Engineer and other department staff, including but not limited to compiling data for reports, scheduling appointments and meetings, establishing and maintaining filing systems, maintaining calendars, etc.

Calculates, verifies and posts financial data for pay requests; maintains other financial records and prepares financial reports as assigned.

Types, prepares, processes, copies, files, transmits and/or distributes various documents, including but not limited to memos, reports, contracts, and general correspondence.

Answers the telephone; provides information as requested or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as necessary; greets and assists office visitors.

Provides other clerical support, including but not limited to processing daily mail, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, entering computer data, etc.

Performs duties of other clerical personnel as required to maintain efficient office operations.

Attends various meetings and training classes as required.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, directories, dictionary, etc.

Operates a variety of equipment such as computers, printers, typewriter, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, two-way radio.

Uses clerical and computer supplies.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other department/division heads, co-workers, other County employees, various outside professionals, sales representatives, and the general public.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires an Associate’s degree in accounting, data processing, business or related field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three to four years of general administrative and/or accounting experience, 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 very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which involves some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (up to 20 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.


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


Position:
Clerk III
Department:
Delinquent Tax Collector
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 9 - $25,862.49



JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, performs a variety of routine to moderately complex clerical duties in support of efficient and effective Tax Collector’s Office operations. Provides professional and courteous customer service. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Tax Collector and/or Deputy Tax Collector.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Receives, verifies and processes information pertaining to delinquent tax accounts.

Researches property information and owner information as needed to efficiently collect on delinquent accounts.

Creates and maintains tax files with accurate and complete delinquent account information.

Enters delinquent account information into computer database; updates as necessary.

Greets and assists customers; interprets department policies and procedures to tax payers and others as required.

Receives, verifies and posts delinquent tax payments.

Assists with tax sale preparations as required.

Prepares, types, copies, files, transmits and/or mails various records, reports, memos, notices, correspondence, etc., as required.

Answers the telephone; provides accurate information as requested and/or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as needed.

Performs other general clerical duties as required, including copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, processing mail, answering the telephone, creating forms, maintaining office supplies, etc.

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

Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, paper shredder, etc.

Uses clerical and computer supplies.

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

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Assists other clerical personnel with various duties as requested.

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:
Supplemented by two to three years of general clerical work experience, 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 require the ability to exert light physical effort in light work, but which may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects or materials of light weight (up to 10 pounds). Tasks may require extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.


Send your application for Clerk III 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:
Chief Legal Clerk
Department:
Probate Court
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 12 - $31,039.01



JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, interviews clients and reviews documents to determine appropriate process to follow in order to properly probate estates. Performs other routine-to-complex legal clerical work as required. Reports to the Deputy Probate Judge.

Interviews clients to determine their estate situation and which state laws must be followed in ordered to probate the estate.

Obtains and reviews original wills if available.

Prepares and/or assists clients in completing documents necessary to administer estate probate laws, which include but are not limited to applications and petitions, renunciation forms, inventory and appraisement forms, certificates of appointment and terminations of appointment, fiduciary letters, deeds of distribution, etc.

Enters estate information into computer database.

Prepares and assembles in final form all documents for the Probate Judge’s signature, including order for closing estates.

Accepts and processes marriage license applications; obtains and notarizes applicants’ signatures; issues licenses after appropriate waiting period; prepares and issues certified copies of marriage licenses as requested.

Invoices, collects, receipts and records court fees due; prepares and submits required tax forms.

Serves as court reporter as required.

Assists in assessing cases involving alleged incapacitated individuals and making recommendations to the Probate Judge.

Prepares, drafts, types, copies, files, transmits and/or mails various court documents, records, reports, notices, memos and correspondence.

Receives and responds to inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance with regard to Probate Court policies and procedures; provides assistance and guidance as needed to attorneys, other staff persons, customers and the public.

Performs general administrative / clerical work, including but not limited to copying and filing documents, assembling materials, sending and receiving faxes, answering the telephone, maintaining office forms and supplies, processing mail, etc.

Assists with staff training as assigned.

Receives and reviews wills, applications, petitions, inventory / appraisements, final accounting forms, correspondence, etc.

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

Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, typewriter, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, microfilm reader / printer, transcription equipment, etc.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Probate Judge, co-workers, other County personnel, attorneys, court personnel, clients, family members, creditors, 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:
Supplemented by two to three years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a legal or court 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:
Must possess Notary Public certification.


Send your application for Chief Legal Clerk 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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