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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:
Light Truck Driver
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
05/25/2018
Salary:
$27,588.00 - $38,622.95


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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


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


Position:
Equipment Operator I
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
05/25/2018
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10


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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


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


Position:
Training Officer (Internal Only Posting)
Department:
Emergency Services
Closing:
05/25/2018
Salary:
$41,393.28 - $57,950.09


JOB SUMMARY:  This position has overall responsibility for ensuring all employees of the EMS have the proper training.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:  Education:  related degree; Experience:  5 years as paramedic; 3 years as IST instructor; 3 years NAEMT/AHA  instructor or equivalent education and experience.  Qualifications: Licenses, Certificates, registrations or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience:  paramedic, instructorships in AHA, NAEMT courses; extrication; HAZMAT; FEMA; BLS



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


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:
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:
Equipment Operator II
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$32,764.60 - $45,870.31


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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by 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. Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


Send your application for Equipment Operator 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 I
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10


JOB SUMMARY:  This position operates a variety of light and heavy equipment in completing roads and bridges maintenance work throughout the County.  REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:  Education:  High school diploma or equivalent  Experience:  1 year of experience normally requires 5 years of related experience.  Qualifications:  Licenses, certificates, registrations or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience:  CDL



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


Position:
Co-Op Student (temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$9.95 per hour


Assist park management by operating the concession stand during league and tournament games, supervise and assist inmate grounds crew in the preparation of athletic fields for play, provide coverage of the park office in the absence of management and other duties as assigned. MINIMUM TGRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be a high school graduate attending a secondary education institution. A CPR certification is desirable. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


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


Position:
Day Camp Supervisor (temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$9.95 per hour


Coordinate with school officials as to dates, times and advertisements, for Day Camp Program. Plan and develop activities for Program. Interviews Day Camp Counselors. Coordinate with additional agencies to provide additional staff. Prepare facility and materials for Program. Greet and register all children. Maintain attendance records. Supervise children and staff during Program. Must have good communication skills, along with a willingness to work with the public. Must have organizational skills with an emphasis on accuracy. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: Must have a strong desire to work with children. Must have good communication skills as well as a willingness to work with the public. Previous work with children required. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


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


Position:
Day Camp Counselor (temporary) (3 positions available)
Department:
Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$9.12/ per hour


Assist in greeting parents and children enrolled in Day Camp Program. Assist Supervisor in leading Day Camp activities. Provide continuous supervision of day campers during program hours. Assist Day Camp Supervisor in preparing facility as well as activities for Day Camp Program. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: Must have a strong desire to work with children. Must have good communication skills as well as a willingness to work with the public. Previous work with children required. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


Send your application for Day Camp Counselor (temporary) (3 positions available) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Legal Secretary II (Central Traffic Court/Wagener)
Department:
Magistrates
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$31,039.00 – $43,454.10


JOB SUMMARY:  Provides general office duties and support.  Offers customer service including but not limited to; assisting persons at window, mail, answering phones and accounts receivable.  Must have accounting knowledge and preferred legal or court experience.   REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:  Education;  GED, previous experience in a law firm or magistrate's office.  Experience:  1 year;  Qualifications:  Licenses, certificates, registrations, or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience;  Knowledge of the legal process and the forms required for completion-solid customer service and communication skills, especially under difficult circumstances.



Send your application for Legal Secretary II (Central Traffic Court/Wagener) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Legal Secretary II - Bond Court
Department:
Magistrates
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10


JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for preparing all documentation and files for cases heard by the Magistrate.   EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  Requires a high school diploma or GED, previous experience in a law firm or magistrate's office.  Experience:  2-3 years; Qualifications:  Licenses, certificates, registrations or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience:  knowledge of the legal process and the forms required for completion.


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


Position:
Lifeguard (Temporary)(3 to 4 positions)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$8.28/ per hour


JOB SUMMARY:  Provide uninterrupted supervision of all pool patrons, both in and around swimming area.  Assist any swimmers or pool patron in distress.  Performs routine checks on pool water, pool equipment and bathroom facilities.  Open and close pool area as scheduled.  Other duties as assigned by Park supervisor.  Supervises swimmers and public at pool facility.  Maintains a safe, sanitary pool environment for pool use.  MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:   Must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, including CPR Certification and First Aid Training. 


Send your application for Lifeguard (Temporary)(3 to 4 positions) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Student Intern (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$9.95/per hour


JOB SUMMARY:  Under frequent supervision, learns and performs routine administrative, professional and maintenance tasks associated with the management of recreation and parks facilities and programs.  Performs related work as required.  Reports to the Park Supervisor.  EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent, 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.


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


Position:
Director
Department:
Planning & Development
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$69,002.54 - $96,603.10


JOB SUMMARY:  This position has overall responsibility for activities and programs for the Department.  In addition, this position implements public policy affecting the logical, sound growth of Aiken County through comprehensive reviews from building inspection, transportation planning, land development and zoning. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: Education:  Master's degree in Planning of Public Administration.

Job Related Experience:  10 years, including several years in a managerial role.  Required Qualifications:  Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience.  AICP certification preferred. 



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


Position:
Aquatics Supervisor
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$10.16/per hour


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supervise as many as thirteen (13) certified aquatics personnel.  Remain updated on current Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) regulations concerning use and storage of chemicals, operation of the pool and the equipment vital to its use.  Will be responsible for the upkeep of all mechanical systems associated with the pool, including preventative and seasonal maintenance.  Oversee all scheduling and safety inspections of the pool.  Act as the Head Coach for the Aiken County Swim Team.  Oversee the lifeguard program, and possibly a swimming lessons program at Langley Pond.  Many of the same duties associated with the pool will also be added as a result of the addition of a swim area at Langley.  Oversee all scheduling of swim lessons and develop a curriculum per Red Cross standards.  REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES:  Pool maintenance is a must.  Must have good communication skills, as well as a willingness to work with the public.  Must have organizational skills with an emphasis on accuracy.  Computer skills and strong supervisory skills preferred.  Must possess current certification as a Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard, and in Advanced First Aid (minimum).


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


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