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:
Branch Manager - Jackson (20 hours)
Department:
ABBE Regional Library
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 10 - $13,790.00


JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, coordinates daily branch library operations and performs varied services, including circulation, reference and general patron services. Maintains an orderly facility and pleasant environment for patrons. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Librarian III.
Coordinates and performs daily branch Library functions, ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and standards of quality and safety.

Provides reference services to patrons; answers reference questions in person, over the telephone and in writing; assists patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library; refers patrons to other sources and libraries; interprets Library policies and procedures to the public.

Provides readers’ advisory service for adults and children.

Performs circulation duties, including checking materials in and out, registering patrons for new library cards, updating patron records, collecting fines and fees, placing books on reserve as requested, processing inter-library loan requests, sorting materials to be sent to other libraries, emptying the bookdrop, etc.

Assists in evaluating the Library’s collections; reviews and recommends books and materials for acquisition.

Organizes, processes and shelves library materials, including books, periodicals, audio and video tapes, newspapers, etc.; reads and shifts books on shelves; weeds collection of worn-out and obsolete materials as necessary.

Assists in planning, promoting and conducting Library programs and activities.

Provides a pleasant environment for patrons through developing creative displays, straightening shelves, performing light housekeeping duties, etc.

Conducts tours of the branch library for visiting groups.

Provides professional and courteous service to customers at all times.

Attends staff meetings as required.

Compiles data for statistical reports as required.

Receives and responds to public inquiries and complaints regarding Library programs and services.

Keeps supervisor informed of all issues and concerns encountered on the job.

Attends meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops to maintain knowledge of current theories and trends in public library operations and technology.

Reads extensively to maintain knowledge base necessary for reference work.
Performs general clerical work as required, including but not limited to typing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, answering the telephone, processing daily mail, etc.

Receives and reviews various documents, including but not limited to policies and procedures, reserve requests, patron registration forms, and various reports, records and correspondence.

Prepares and/or processes various documents, including but not limited to statistical records and reports, promotional / instructional materials, supply requests, deposit slips, monthly reports, and various other reports, memos, correspondence.

Refers to policies and procedures, computer manuals, reference texts, dictionaries, directories, professional journals, library literature, etc.

Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, typewriter, scanner, bar code scanners, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, etc.

Uses a book cart, hand truck, dollies, computer and clerical supplies, book repair tools and supplies, common hand tools, cleaning products, etc.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, other County employees, Library patrons, community/civic organizations, vendors, 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 working in public libraries, 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:
N/A


Send your application for Branch Manager - Jackson (20 hours) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Lister
Department:
Assessor
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Prepare to work in a fast paced, open office environment. Under regular supervision, the Lister conducts field investigations of properties within Aiken County; inspects, measures, lists and classifies new and existing structures. Reports to the Assessor.

This career opportunity as a Lister is put in place with the pursuit of becoming a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser. Identifies and measures property improvements to determine effect on value; reviews photographs and real estate documents for changes and locations of property improvements; prepares drawings of improvements for documentation.

Reviews and/or processes records for property splits, combinations, re-surveys and new subdivisions; reviews and/or processes corrections to property records as requested.

Obtains additional needed information through interviews with owners, contractors, realtors, attorneys, bankers, surveyors, and others.

Maintains accurate and up-to-date property records.

Assists with special studies as assigned.

Provides a variety of information to the public regarding procedures, policies and methods.

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

Operates/maintains a county assigned vehicle and a variety of equipment such as a computer, tablet, printer, copier, calculator, telephone, camera, etc.

Uses clerical and computer supplies, measuring devices, cameras.

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.

Knows how to maintain effective relationships with personnel of other departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation; is able to communicate effectively with customers in confrontational situations. Knows how to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations.

Performs general office duties as required, including typing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, assisting customers, answering the telephone, etc.

Performs related duties as required.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School diploma or GED equivalent; Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
1 Year.

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 Lister 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:
LEGAL CLERK III
Department:
Clerk of Court
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N11 - $29,314.73


JOB SUMMARY:

Systematically prepare files/documents for scanning; index and scan files/documents; redact personal identifying information in accordance with SC Rules of Court; label and box files for storage. Attention to detail is a must. Provides back-up assistance to all clerks in the Child Support/Family Court division. Assist public, attorneys, agencies and judges as needed. Receive, record and file documents and jackets for Child Support/ Family Court division. Secure and monitor confidential records.

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:
Two to three years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a legal or court environment

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to three years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a legal or court environment, equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess Notary Public certification.


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


Position:
Legal Clerk III (30hrs)
Department:
Clerk of Court
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N11 - $21,980.40


JOB SUMMARY:

Systematically prepare files/documents for scanning; index and scan files/documents; redact personal identifying information in accordance with SC Rules of Court; label and box files for storage. Attention to detail is a must. Provides back-up assistance to all clerks in the Child Support/Family Court division. Assist public, attorneys, agencies and judges as needed. Receive, record and file documents and jackets for Child Support/ Family Court division. Secure and monitor confidential records.

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:
Two to three years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a legal or court environment.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess Notary Public certification.


Send your application for Legal Clerk III (30hrs) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Administrative Assistant/Dispatcher
Department:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N13 - $32,764.50


JOB SUMMARY:

This position consists of the responsibilities of dispatching and maintaining communication with each officer in the field. You are also responsible for receiving and dispatching calls for all code enforcement related complaints. Individual will assist in administrative duties for the Director when needed.

1. Customer Complaint Service – This position receives inbound calls from citizens anywhere in the County concerning animal enforcement, litter enforcement, property nuisance enforcement, zoning enforcement and business or mobile home registration enforcement complaints. The incumbent takes all pertinent information regarding location, the complaint and issue, and name and address where available, and contact information of the caller from multiple call lines. The incumbent determines whether or not someone needs to be dispatched immediately based upon the priority of the call, and if so, which unit to dispatch based upon current location, which unit is covering that area of the County, or who is available. The incumbent follows up to be certain the call was handled as planned.

2. Documentation – After complaints are received and units dispatched if needed, the incumbent enters the information into the database for future follow up on these cases. There may also be other databases maintained, such as PetPoint, Access, GIS based software, Excel Spreadsheets, and department calendar.

3. Field Monitoring – For the safety of all officers, the dispatcher will check in with everyone periodically when on calls, to be certain all are safe.

4. Administrative duties – Filing, case research, procurement reservations for purchase orders, data entry, and other duties as assigned.

It is helpful for the Dispatcher to have a working knowledge of the County Codes and penalties under the laws in order to understand priorities or complaints as they are received.

This position operates with limited supervision. The challenges of this position are being able to prioritize the calls based upon limited information, multitasking and being able to dispatch someone in a timely manner.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma; Criminal Justice experience / legal work a plus.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
2-3 years in telecommunications.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
NCIC Security Awareness Certification; ability to remain calm under a variety of circumstances; multitasking.


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


Position:
Veterinarian Technician
Department:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31, 039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, assists the animal shelter veterinarian(s) in providing diagnostic services and treatment of animals impounded at the County Animal Shelter, assists with general animal care and shelter maintenance. Performs related technical, administrative and clerical work as required. Reports to the Shelter Manager. Maintains a safe and sanitary medical facility for shelter animals, and provides humane handling and care by assuring animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis.

1. Medical Care of Animals - the employee must observe and evaluate animals for signs of illness and report symptoms to veterinarian. Prepares animals for diagnostic procedures, surgery and treatments as directed by shelter veterinarian. Collects and analyzes blood and fecal samples; assists in diagnosing animal illnesses; prepares and maintains laboratory test results and animal health records. The employee must be able to administer medications and vaccinations, and when necessary, humanely carry out euthanasia, and bathes and grooms animals as needed.

2. Custodial Care of Animals – The employee ensures that the medical 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 while in medical.

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:
Prefer a veterinarian assistant certificate, or be willing to complete the required coursework for a veterinarian assistant and humane euthanasia certification.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Animal care and handling 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 Veterinarian Technician to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@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:
EMS Crew Chief
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
08/06/2021
Salary:
Grade M16 - $62000.00


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.

An EMT-I may serve as a Crew Chief as long as the employee meets all other qualifications and obtains the Paramedic Certification within 24 months of becoming a Crew Chief.

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. 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.

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 EMS Crew Chief 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:
Grade M14 - $42,840.00


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:
EMT - Basic
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
Grade M13 - $39,000.00


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 - Paramedic
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
Grade M15 - $56,000.00


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:
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:
GeoServices Analyst
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N15 $36,215.51


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for maintaining the Aiken County cadastral geospatial data, using surveys and various other data sources to create, modify and delete parcel boundaries and descriptive attributes.

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

1. Cadastral Database Management – This position is responsible for accurate analysis, processing and documentation of incoming deeds and plats, using them to update the County cadaster appropriately, quickly and accurately. It suggests modifications to cadastral workflow and procedures to improve quality and efficiency of the maintenance process. The position works with surveyors, land developers, attorneys, Assessor staff and Planning staff to evaluate and suggest modifications to incoming deeds and plats. The cadastral database is used by the RMC, Assessor, Planning and Development, Tax Collector, Public Works, Engineering and other County departments as well as the public, and must be accurate and reliable.

2. Spatial Data Analysis and Cartography – This position conducts simple ad hoc and recurring analyses of geospatial data to produce information after evaluating the information needed, the datasets required, the analysis procedure and the optimal output format/s. It creates clear, informative and aesthetically pleasing map products.

3. Technical/Managerial Support – This position assists County and public customers with using GIS technology and advises them on how to incorporate GIS analyses into their workflows and decision-making. In addition, the incumbent performs software installation, troubleshooting and other GIS Help Desk services for assigned departments.

4. Fieldwork – This position conducts occasional fieldwork projects to collect geospatial data, including project design, preparation, collection and post-collection processing.

5. Drone Services – This position may be asked to sit for, and pass, the FAA UAV Certification Exam to become a certified drone pilot in command. It also may participate in scheduling, planning, and execution of drone missions in support of County business and to process the resulting imagery for clients using Esri Drone 2 Map and other software from time to time.

The primary challenge of this positon is the verification of data to ensure accuracy. When there are complex issues affecting multiple years of data and tax base, management will be consulted.

The incumbent may interface regularly both internally and externally, including surveyors, attorneys, assessors, and co-workers.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
2-4 year degree or certificate in geography, engineering or science field including extensive coursework on GIS.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
1 year working for local or state government

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
2 years working with legal property documents and/or tax map data.


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


Position:

Lifeguard (Temporary )
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 4 - $10.50 Hourly


JOB SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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

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


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, including CPR Certification and First Aid Training.

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

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

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

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

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


Send your application for
Lifeguard (Temporary )
to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@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. 1. Inspection – This position is responsible for touring the facility throughout the shift, and for inspecting all pumps, dryers, conveyer belts, and other equipment to ensure it is operating properly. If there are any issues, the incumbent will troubleshoot and attempt to fix the problem prior to contacting the supervisor and/or maintenance. Timing is important because the plant being can have disastrous results.

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. Dryer Operations – This position may be required to run the dryer, and must understand its operations and be able to troubleshoot any issues.

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.


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:
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31, 039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Assists in the maintenance of all roads and bridges throughout the County as assigned. May include streets, sidewalks, curbs, drainage systems, and the installation and maintenance of street signs, markers and related items.

Performs landscaping and grounds keeping work as required on job site; operates all cutback equipment, bush hog, roller and end loader. Operates hand and power tools.


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:
1-2 Years experience.

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 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I 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:

Assists the Team Foreman in the construction and maintenance work of County streets, sidewalks, curbs drainage systems. Assist with daily work schedules and team assignments.

Performs landscaping and grounds keeping work as required on job site; operates all cutback equipment, bush hog, roller and end loader. Operates hand and power tools. Operates backhoe, motor grader and act as lead man when crew is alone.


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.
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CDL Class A & minimum 2 - 4 years of experience.


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:
Mechanic II
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N13 - $32,764.50


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:
Truck Driver
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, drive and operate light trucks, tandem trucks, roll-off truck and trailers in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems, rights-of-way. Haul and spread material; load own truck with end loader; assist with installation and repair of driveway pipe; assist with cleaning ditches and catch basins. Operates hand and power tools.

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:
Class A CDL


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


Position:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$43,730.22


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:
Dispatcher II
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$37,479.60


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)


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