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:
Park Supervisor
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
02/23/2018
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10


JOB SUMMARY:  This position manages one of the major parks and the acreage it occupies with Aiken County, including running the day-to-day activities and assisting with maintenance. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:  Education:  BS in a related field; knowledge of construction.  Experience:  2 years.  Qualifications:  Licenses, certificates, registrations, or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience; communication skills, grant writing experience; basic carpentry and other trades skills.


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


Position:
Light Truck Driver ( 3 positions available)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
03/13/2018
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 ( 3 positions available) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Operator/Foreman
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
03/13/2018
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:  Education:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Experience:  Junior level at 1 year of experience; normally requires 5 years of related experience.  Qualifications;  Licenses, certificates, registrations and any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience:  CDL


Send your application for Operator/Foreman 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:
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:
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:
Librarian II (Assistant Systems Manager)
Department:
Aiken County Public Library
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$43,118.77 - $60,366.28


JOB SUMMARY: Under occasional supervision, assists the Library Systems Manager with the monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting of all computer and network hardware and software associated with the Library's technological infrastructure, provides staff training  and user support services as needed. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Library Systems Manager.  EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  Completion of a Bachelor's degree with major course work in Library Science, Computer Science, Information Science or a closely related field supplemented by two to three years of professional experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.



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


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


Under general supervision, provides crew leadership and participates in the custodial maintenance of County buildings to ensure a clean and safe environment for staff and visitors. Performs other work as required. Reports to Chief Custodian. EDUCTION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a junior high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experiences that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state 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 which involves the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds).


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


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


JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for notifying all parties of scheduled hearings, and for transcribing the digital recordings of preliminary hearings and court appeals for all Aiken County Magistrate Courts.  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 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:
$29,314.73 - $41,040.40


JOB SUMMARY:  This position reviews all files for hearing, and provides administrative support to all judges as needed.   REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:  Education:  paralegal education.  Experience;  At least two (2) years of experience in legal system.  Qualifications:  Licenses, certificates, registrations and any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience;  knowledge of SC probate law, transcription certification.



Send your application for Chief Legal Clerk 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)


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