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:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81


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 – Communications Center Supervisor. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by 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. 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 – Basic
Department:
Emergency Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,098.93


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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of experience and/or training in emergency medical service programs. 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 Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$37,248.61


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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to three years of progressive experience in emergency medical service programs. 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:
EMT – Paramedic
Department:
Emergency Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$38,026.28


Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the Paramedic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to four years of progressive experience in emergency medical service programs. 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:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47


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. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by 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:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
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 EDUCATION BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:  Education:  High School Diploma or GED, Academy graduate.  Qualifications:  Licenses, certificates, registrations and 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:
Director of Human Resources
Department:
County Administrator
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$65,551.51 - $91,771.94



JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the human resources department, including everything related to talent management, performance management, employee relations, organizational development, benefits and compensation program design and development, and employee communications and wellness initiatives. In addition, this position is responsible for the strategic direction and management of Risk Management. This includes property liability, general liability, and worker’s compensation. The incumbent serves as the Title VII Officer for EEO and SCHAC.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Master's Degree in Human Resources or a related field preferred

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
15 years of progressive experience, with at least 5 years of management experience at a high level

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Certification in HR and Risk Management, or equivalent years of significant experience


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


Position:
Soil and Water Conservation District Manager
Department:
Soil & Water Conservation
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
DOQ



JOB SUMMARY:
This position provides sole administrative support and day-to-day management for program planning, education and outreach, and conservation projects for the County. As part of these responsibilities, this position prepares and maintains the financials for all projects. This may include a budget of about $200,000, and grants of over $2 million. The incumbent reports to the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS degree in agriculture, natural resource management, business, or a related field preferred

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
3 years in a similar environment; experience managing budgets for a large project or organization

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Excellent writing and platform skills; experience working with volunteers; skilled in marketing and media relations; negotiation and consultative skills; computer savvy


Send your application for Soil and Water Conservation District Manager 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:
$39,667.77 - $55,535.12


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.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education: BS in Engineering

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:
CEPSCI; SCDHEC Storm Water Certified in AutoCAD is required in the job; experience with technical writing.


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


Position:
Parks & Recreation Chief Custodian
Department:
Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$24,136.99 - $33,791.79


This position is accountable for grounds work throughout the County Parks, and special projects from time to time. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent; Experience: 6 months; Required Qualifications, Licenses, certificates, registrations, or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience.


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


Position:
Equipment Operator II - Solid Waste (1 position available)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates a variety of light and heavy equipment used in maintenance work throughout the County.

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

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

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


Send your application for Equipment Operator II - Solid Waste (1 position available) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Environmental Systems Operator (ESO Trainee) - 2 Positions Available
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$29,314.73 - $50,701.47



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

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High school equivalency

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
On-the-job experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CDL preferred; ultimately achieve a Class A wastewater treatment certificate


Send your application for Environmental Systems Operator (ESO Trainee) - 2 Positions Available to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator Foreman - Roads & Bridges
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47



JOB SUMMARY:
This position assists in supervising and participates in the public works construction and maintenance work, which may include the construction and maintenance of streets, sidewalks and curbs, drainage systems, and the installation and maintenance of street signs, markers and related items.

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

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

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


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


Position:
Foreman - Solid Waste Division
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$37,942.26 - $53,118.92



JOB SUMMARY:
This position assists in supervising and oversees day-to-day work of the equipment operators in completing the maintenance and disposal of solid waste throughout the county

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

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

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


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


Position:
Equipment Operator (Heavy Truck) - Roads & Bridges
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$29,314.73 - 41,040.40



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates a variety of heavy equipment in completing maintenance work throughout the county

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

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

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


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


Position:
Solid Waste Field Supervisor
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$48,295.26 - $67,613.65



JOB SUMMARY:
This position has overall responsibility for the proper disposal of solid waste in Aiken County. The annual budget for this division is about $5.5 million.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS in Civil Engineering or Waste Management

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:
Construction/GC experience; Environmental laws; Grant writing; Property research; CDL


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


Position:
Equipment Operator (Light Truck Driver) - 5 Positions Available
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$27,588.00 - $38,622.95



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

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level 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:
CDL


Send your application for Equipment Operator (Light Truck Driver) - 5 Positions Available to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
PT Site Attendant - Solid Waste - 2 positions available
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$9.11 - $10.74 Hourly



JOB SUMMARY:
This position oversees the day-to-day operations of a drop-off site for County waste (24 Hours/Variable/Part-Time/Mon-Sat).

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

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 PT Site Attendant - Solid Waste - 2 positions available to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Custodian
Department:
Building & Grounds
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$22,411.49- $31,375.59



JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for all custodial duties at the assigned building within the county.

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

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

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)


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