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:
PC Technician
Department:
ABBE Regional Library
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $34,142.90


JOB SUMMARY:

This position supports the stable operation of the ABBE Regional Library System computer network by maintaining the computer systems, desktops, and peripherals. The position is responsible for providing Systems support either by telephone or in person.

1. Maintenance/Repair – This position will test and troubleshoot hardware and software of the library network in response to calls or emails regarding problems. When necessary, the incumbent will make appropriate repairs, or may install new software.

2. Install/Move Equipment – This position is responsible for fulfilling new equipment work orders and relocation orders. This includes all computers and printers, and configuration of the hardware and software for the installation.

3. This position supports, monitors, and tests hardware and software pertaining to both wireless and wired LAN.

4. This position maintains security software and hardware for library computer systems.

5. This position assists the Systems Department staff with maintaining VOIP phone systems.

6. This position performs upgrades of operation systems and application software on personal computer in all library location in the system.

7. This position assists with the accurate inventory database of hardware, applicable software and user access.

8. This position is responsible for opening tickets with support vendor and assist with troubleshooting software and hardware.

Complete the questions below or attach an organization chart showing the job to which this job reports and subordinates.

This position is an individual contributor.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma required, technical college preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
3 years Tech Support.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Certifications in hardware and software.


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


Position:
Clerk II
Department:
Assessor
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 8 - $26,550.69


JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, performs a variety of routine to moderately complex clerical duties in support of efficient and effective Assessor’s Office operations. Provides professional and courteous customer service. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Office Administrator.
Greets and assists customers; interprets department policies and procedures to property owners and others as required; assists the public in locating properties on various County maps and in using computer terminals to locate property information.

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

Researches and identifies property by the deeds and plats as needed to assist customers.

Receives, receipts and posts various fees and other monies received.

Enters property information into computer database; updates as necessary.

Prepares and/or processes various records and forms.

Performs other general clerical duties as required, including copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, processing mail, etc.

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

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

Uses clerical and computer supplies.

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


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 general clerical work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in light work, but which may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects or materials of light weight (up to 10 pounds). Tasks may require extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.


Send your application for Clerk II 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 - $34,142.90


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:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N7 - 24,652.64


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for maintaining a clean environment at the Animal Shelter for employees, guests, and the animal retained there.

1. Building Maintenance – This position is responsible for the daily upkeep of the buildings and grounds of the Animal Shelter. This includes but not limited to cleaning restrooms, windows and other glass surfaces, dusting furniture and other surfaces, removing trash, sweeping and mopping floors, and vacuuming/spot cleaning. Outside areas require sweeping and/or use of water hoses to clean sidewalks and county vehicles. The surgical suite may require special handling depending upon the procedures performed during the course of the day.

2. Animal Shelter Maintenance – This position will provide daily upkeep of the cages, kennels and other buildings where animals are retained until adopted. All cages are cleaned daily, and fresh water, food, litter boxes and blankets supplied. Any concerns about any of the animals should be brought to management immediately for attention.

3. Miscellaneous Duties – From time to time, this position may be needed to assist in moving furniture, setting up kennels and/or play areas for animals, putting away laundry, or other custodial tasks required for the successful operation of the Shelter.

This position operates under the supervision of the Director, but may carry out tasks during the day unsupervised. The challenge for this position is providing a clean environment for the animals, regardless of whether or not they are friendly and behave.


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.

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)


Position:
Enforcement Officer
Department:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade C13 - $39,563.14


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for enforcing County Ordinances and State laws in all matters of Code enforcement. This includes animal enforcement, litter enforcement, property nuisance, zoning enforcement, and mobile home registration.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

1. Investigation – The officer may receive complaints from citizens or through management that require research and fact finding. Investigation may include using tax records, maps, consulting with Sheriff’s Office, RMC office, Planning & Development offices, other law enforcement agencies in the
County, and the animal shelter. The officer may work in any or all of the following areas:

a. Animal Enforcement – The officer enforces and handles animal complaints to include but not limited to; injured and stray animals, well-being checks, abuse/neglect, owner surrenders, dog bite/attack cases, barking and tethering complaints. This involves going to the location, investigating the situation, and making a decision about removal of the animals, their safety and care, and holding those responsible for violations with a citation. In the event an officer has to remove an animal(s) or when the officer locates stray animals, they are secured and taken to the animal shelter.

b. Litter Enforcement – The officer generally patrols the roads daily for litter violations, but in addition takes calls from the public, especially pertaining to the illegal dumping of waste on public or private property. The officer must be in the field to investigate, find the suspect, and issue the appropriate citation for violations. The litter must be cleared by the officer, either personally or by direction to another entity.

c. Property Nuisance – The officer will investigate any complaint about the physical condition of property that is detrimental to the safety, welfare, or convenience of the inhabitants of the County, or any act or condition so designated by statute or ordinance. This includes field investigations of properties for trash, junk, debris, stagnant pools of water, dilapidated structures, unfit dwellings, and other health and safety issues. The owner, occupant, or agent of the property must be located and served notice of their responsibility to abate the nuisance within the appropriate time frame. This often requires research to determine the proper owner/occupant/agent, physical address, phone numbers, or other information needed to locate the proper person responsible.

d. Zoning Enforcement – This enables the County grow and change in an orderly manner, and ensures property owners, nearby neighborhoods will remain stable through growth and development. The officer conducts Land Management Reviews, and occupation permits to ensure all property meets the requirements per the ordinances set forth. The officer will respond to any complaints and research records to resolve all matters. When necessary, the officer will go to the site to follow up on the complaint and assure the violation is abated.

e. Mobile Home Registrations – All mobile homes must be registered with the County. The officer researches on County and State sites for all information pertaining to identification and ownership of mobile homes to ensure taxes can be sent and collected. When information is not available, the officer must investigate and research the identity of the property owner or how that owner can be found.

2. Documentation and Testifying - In each type of process, the citizen is given a warning/citation with a specified period of time to comply if afforded. In the event of non-compliance, the officer will issue a citation for Court that carries possible fines and or jail time. When citations are issued, the officer will schedule the court date, and will appear on behalf of the County. This requires the officer to conduct thorough investigations, proper evidence collection (photographs, video, physical, etc.), accurate documentation of the case, and presentation of the case to the court in a professional manner.

Officers are responsible for maintaining required training standards, including firearms qualifications, legal updates, and other continuing education assigned. The officer must have a comprehensive working knowledge of relevant state law and county ordinances and the related penalties, fines and/or other resolutions available under the law.

This position works with limited supervision under the Director or their designee, in direct contact with dispatch and is ultimately responsible for their safety, along with that of the public. The challenges of this position can change suddenly and the officer must have the ability to adapt.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Class 3 Advanced certification from South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (provided within the first year of employment); criminal justice background a plus.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
2-3 years in law enforcement or as a constable.

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

Knowledge/experience with firearms; ability to remain calm during stressful situations involving the general public and animals. Able to meet physical requirements such as lifting up to 150lbs, kneeling, running, standing for extended periods of time etc. Working outside in all elements, working around dangerous animals, hazardous structures, and uneven terrain.

HIRING PROCESS:

STEP 1. Fill out online application

STEP 2. Initial Background Investigation

STEP 3. Applicant Interview Panel

STEP 4. Comprehensive Background Investigation

STEP 5. Conditional Job Offer

STEP 6. Reading comprehension and vocabulary test (Nelson-Denny)

STEP 7. Psychological Evaluation

STEP 8. Medical Exam

STEP 9. Recommendation for hire

PLEASE NOTE: All phases of evaluation for this recruitment may require candidates to appear in person.


Send your application for Enforcement Officer 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:
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:
Office Manager
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 11 - $32,246.20


JOB SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Attends various meetings and training classes as required.

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

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

Uses clerical and computer supplies.

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


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three to four years of general administrative and/or accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which involves some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (up to 20 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.


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


Position:
Museum Assistant I - PT (Weekends & Special Events)
Sat 10AM-5PM; Sun 2PM-5PM.
Department:
Historical Museum
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N6 - $10.00hr


JOB SUMMARY:

The Aiken County Historical Museum (ACHM) is looking for a part-time employee to work at least 2 weekends a month at the Museum. This position will be shared with another part-time museum employee who will alternate weekends. The weekend hours are Saturday from 10:00AM to 5:00PM and Sunday from 2:00PM to 5:00PM. Job duties include opening and closing the Museum, greeting visitors, and orienting them to the Museum, ensuring a safe and enjoyable visit for Museum guests, working with groups that rent the Museum enforcing the Museums' guidelines, policies, and supervising Museum volunteers. Some after normal business hours work may be required for private rental events. Applicant must be able to climb stars as there are no elevators in the historic building. Applicant must also be able to lift and carry chairs and tables for event rentals.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Minimum of 2 years of college; history-oriented individual preferred.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and climb stairs.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Valid driver’s license.


Send your application for Museum Assistant I - PT (Weekends & Special Events)
Sat 10AM-5PM; Sun 2PM-5PM.
to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Document Retention Specialist
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N7 - $24,652.64


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for preparing and scanning Aiken County Departmental Records into the appropriate records retention system. Attention to detail required.

1. Document Preparation – This position is responsible for ensuring documents are in the proper order prior to scanning. This includes prepping files by removing staples, putting documents in chronological order & looking for misfiled documents.

2. Scanning – The incumbent must scan all documents and ensure they are properly entered into the appropriate data base. This includes indexing files with pertinent information such as names, case numbers, etc. Reviewing /inspecting scanned images to ensure they are legible and of good quality.

3. Administrative Duties – These duties include the retrieval and return of documents to the Judicial Center, handling occasional phone calls relating to the work being done, and various other copying and filing and assisting the Records Retention manager as needed.

The position will need approval for anything outside of the normal processes and procedures.

Challenges of the position involve maintaining confidentiality of the documents read while paying attention to detail to ensure documents are scanned and indexed properly.

There is limited contact with others, either inside or outside of the County offices.


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 months office work.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc. Lifting of boxes about 15-30 lbs; about 3 miles to Judicial Center three times per week.


Send your application for Document Retention Specialist 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 N17 - $43,634.55


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:
GeoServices Manager
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N26 - $ 60,717.01


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is accountable for the County’s centralized geospatial data assets, 911 Addressing, drone program and property boundary systems by setting direction, ensuring quality, deciding policy and technical issues, and coordinating with County departments, state and city governments, surveyors, consultants and vendors.

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

1. Management – This position provides general daily oversight and coordination of the County’s centralized GeoServices functions to ensure proper administration, creation and utilization of all County geospatial data assets, 911 addresses and County drone program. Plans for GeoServices growth and provides recommendations for the annual program budget.

2. Data Integrity – This position coordinates geospatial data creation, maintenance and integration with County departments to ensure consistency, efficiency and effective utilization throughout the County government. Requires understanding or ability to interact with County departments and other stakeholders to understand needs and provide guidance in Geospatial areas.

3. Aerial Photography, Software and Atlas – The incumbent is responsible for obtaining aerial photography periodically to facilitate County mapping, tax assessment, planning, addressing, emergency/disaster response, and other functions of multiple departments. The position coordinates bi-annual production of the official County road atlas for internal and public use.

4. Resident Expert – The incumbent offers geospatial data, analysis and cartographic expertise to department heads, surveyors, other government agencies, and the citizens of the County in support of day-to-day needs and emergency/disaster response.

5. Computer Support – This position evaluates and coordinates the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of GIS and other geospatial software to provide productive methods of maintaining and utilizing geospatial data assets. This includes interfacing with vendors and consultants. Also includes some programming and understand of web applications as it relates to GIS.

The work of this division is highly specialized and, as such, works rather autonomously in accomplishing its goals and objectives as stated above. Supervision is occasional, and generally only when there is a serious problem involving multiple departments or outside constituencies or in cases of major capital outlay.

The major challenges of this job are choosing the best path forward when multiple paths may be correct, keeping numerous large projects moving forward simultaneously, and effectively coordinating different stakeholders in order to improve the utilization of geospatial data assets within the County. This position frequently draws conclusions, makes decisions and judgment calls, and persuades others to accept and support them.

WORK LEADERSHIP OR SUPERVISION:

This position has 1 GIS Sr. Analyst, 3 GIS Analysts, 1 Sr. Addressing Technician and 2 911 Addressing Technicians reporting to it.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS in Geography, Engineering or Science field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 years in government GIS using Esri software and 5 years as a manager of a department or workgroup.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Desired Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience: Esri product expertise and GISP certification. Drone license a plus.


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


Position:
Mail Clerk
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N7 - $24,652.64


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for pickup and delivery of all County mail. Serves as support for print shop printing orders.

1. Handling of Mail – This position picks up and deliver all County mail every work day in accordance to a specific route. Interoffice mail is sorted at each location, and moved between buildings as appropriate. Any outgoing mail is metered at the County Campus, and then driven to the local post office. This incumbent ensures that all postal rules and regulations are followed prior to taking mail to the post office.

2. Printing – This position serves as a backup to the Coordinator for printing larger or more complex orders.

3. Equipment Maintenance – The incumbent ensures that all metering equipment is in good repair.

The challenge for this position is the size of the County, and being able to travel among the buildings and yet make the post office deadline every day. This is especially difficult with inclement weather.

Also, the incumbent must work with managers in following USPS guidelines.

There is limited need for discretion in this role. However, anything outside of the normal routine requires supervisory approval.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
6 months.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
USPS guidelines, pass CJIS\SLED checks.


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


Position:
Building Inspector I, II, III
Level dependent upon experience & professional credentials
Department:
Planning & Development
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N16, N18, or N20 - Per Experience
$41, 736.49 - $54,260.05


JOB SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assists in interpreting building codes.

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

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

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

Assists the Building Official with special projects as assigned.

Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment.

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


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:

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

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


Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state driver's license.


Send your application for Building Inspector I, II, III
Level dependent upon experience & professional credentials
to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Permit Technician
Department:
Planning & Development
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N11 - $32,246.20


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for collecting and verifying all documentation for the issuing of building permits for both residential and commercial development.

1. Issuing Building Permits – This position serves the public by receiving documentation for permit requests. The incumbent must be able to verify the property as outside of a flood zone, research zoning ordinances and Land Management Regulations and explain them to the public. This also requires understanding the regulations for Contractors, and being able to determine that the work being done is permissible for the named contractor.

2. Record Verification – This position is responsible for verifying all information on permits that are issued, including parcel numbers, taxes paid, addresses, and the overview of the building plans.

3. Other Permits – The Permit Technician will issue power permits, safety electrical permits, and Certificates of Occupancy in accordance with the building codes. Issuing such permits involves scanning and maintaining files for the department, and in the case of power permits, contacting the various power companies in the area.

4. Customer Service – The incumbent is available to address any questions or concerns from the public regarding planning and development. This involves receiving the public all day at the reception window for the department.

Working under daily supervision, the incumbent may make decisions based upon the building codes, Land Management Regulations, FEMA flood maps, and the regulations for Contractors. However, anything that falls outside of the normal must go to management for resolution.

The major challenge for the position is staying current with the ever-changing codes and regulations. Further, it can be difficult explaining some of these regulations to the public who may already be upset when they arrive at the window.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma; knowledge of Land Management Regulations, building codes, and ability to read FEMA flood maps

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:
This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc.


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


Position:
Planner I (Transportation)
Department:
Planning & Development
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N16 - $ 41,736.49


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, administers federal transportation planning regulations and related state and local programs. Performs related professional, technical and administrative work as assigned. Reports to the Director of Planning and Development.

Plans, implements and administers federal transportation planning regulations as a part of bi-state metropolitan planning organization.

Plans, implements and administers a variety of state mandated transportation planning regulations in coordination with local governments.

Gathers, analyzes and evaluates pertinent data associated with various planning projects; establishes and maintains related databases.

Assists with census data collection.

Coordinates, prepares and/or updates various reports and studies for a wide range of planning activities; makes presentations when necessary.

Coordinates quarterly meetings of MPO policy and technical advisory committees

Conducts research for reports and other uses.

Prepares maps, charts, graphs, etc., as required.

Prepares resolutions and ordinances for review and approval.

Attends committee, board, community and staff meetings as necessary; may prepare and distribute meeting minutes; prepares agenda items and public notices.

Provides general information to various agencies, public officials and the public regarding transportation and related regulations.

Performs all work in accordance with applicable department and County policies and procedures, laws, regulations, codes and ordinances, and standards of quality.

Stays abreast of statutory regulations, requirements and changes that relate to department programs and projects.

Writes resolutions/draft ordinances for approval as required.

Receives and reviews traffic models, maps, traffic counts, etc.

Prepares and/or processes planning documents, program reports, analytical reports, various other reports, records, memos, correspondence, etc.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, laws / codes / ordinances / regulations, computer manuals, maps, technical / professional journals, surveys, planning texts, etc.

Operates a vehicle and a variety of office and specialized equipment, including computers, printers, fax machine, copier, telephone, etc.

Uses computer and clerical supplies, engineer’s scale, etc.

Interacts and communicates with the division supervisors, department head, co-workers, other County department heads and personnel, state departments of transportation, various local government/regulatory agencies, engineers, architects, developers, consultants, Board/Commission/committee members, County Council members, attorneys, various other outside professionals and agencies, and the general public.

Provides technical assistance to co-workers and other departments as necessary.

Performs general office/administrative work as required, including but not limited to typing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, assembling materials, answering the telephone, etc.

Performs related duties as required.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning or related field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of local government planning experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


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


Position:
Assistant Public Defender
Department:
Public Defender
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N23 - $55,022.86


JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for legal research; responds to requests for information and provides answers, opinions, and recommendations regarding legal issues; prepares and coordinates cases prior to and during court trials and subsequent appeals; complies with continuing requirements to improve effectiveness.

Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature as well as attending related and mandatory seminars and/or conferences.

Applies pertinent new knowledge to performance and other responsibilities; interacts with all levels of government, clients, and staff in a way that promotes respect, encourages cooperation, and contributes to excellent performance.

Possesses knowledge of statutes, court decisions, state and federal laws and regulations, and departmental policy. Ability to perform research and analysis.

Ability to draft legal instruments, contracts, proposed legislation and legal opinions.

Ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts and present such materials in clear and logical form in various courts. Ability to determine compliance with rules and regulations.

Graduate of law school of recognized standing; licensed by State of South Carolina to practice law; and complete 403 requirements. Experience in criminal defense law preferred.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Graduate of law school of recognized standing.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Experience in criminal defense law preferred.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Licensed by State of South Carolina to practice law; and complete 403 requirements.


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


Position:
Investigator I – Paralegal (Mitigation)
Department:
Public Defender
Closing:
10/10/2022
Salary:
Grade N19 - $47,430.65


JOB SUMMARY:

The Investigator/Paralegal (Mitigation) will conduct interviews with potential witnesses, family members, and anyone relevant to the case. He/she will assist the client and/or family obtain community resources. He/she will possess clinical and information-gathering skills and training.

He/she will also have responsibilities of supporting attorneys in the opening of files and the overall managing of the cases. As a Paralegal, he/she will also have responsibilities of helping out with any other duties such as answering phones, doing screenings, and any other project assigned by the Circuit Public Defender or Lead Paralegal. He/she will assist the team in the absence of any administrative support staff.

As an Investigator – He/she will assist the assigned attorneys in conducting investigation and gathering facts that will be critical in the defense strategy. In addition, the candidate will analyze the significance of the information in terms of impact on the case such as behavior; find mitigating themes in the client’s life history; identify the need for expert assistance. Assist in locating appropriate experts. He/she will also provide social history information to experts to enable them to conduct competent and reliable evaluations. He/she will work with the defense team and experts to develop a comprehensive and cohesive mitigation case.


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

Must have at least a High School degree. College degree preferred.

Must possess investigative and/or mitigation experience and overall office skills.

Will prefer possession of a Paralegal Certificate but not necessary.


Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:

Must have computer skills and experience using Windows applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Must have typing skills and able to use automated investigative tools and technology such as social media and internet tracking.


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

Experience in administration of office duties and responsibilities it is a must.

Preferred but not required, experience with the investigation and development of mitigation defense, especially for those with mental health or substance use issues.


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


Position:
Collection System Operator Trainee
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N13 - $36,040.95


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for all related service activities on the sanitary sewer collections system and a variety of administrative and intra-departmental support duties as assigned.

1. Repair – This position travels throughout the trunk line system and the plant to repair/replace/install sewer manhole components, air release valves, and storm-water drain lines and catch basins. This also requires painting and repainting the equipment. In completing the appropriate maintenance, the incumbent may operate heavy equipment, such as dump trucks, skid steer, backhoe, and dozer. Repairs may necessitate welding, grinding, cutting, drilling and use of torch equipment.

2. Inspection – This position will travel to lift stations as well as around the plant to inspect pumps and other equipment, and will complete the necessary logs. Inspections may result in repairs or replacement of equipment. Inspections for PUP require use of a variety of video camera packages to complete the job (pole, closed circuit pipe crawlers, pontoon, and handheld cameras).

3. Collection – The incumbent is responsible for taking samples at each inspection, and following up to ensure whatever needs to be repaired due to the result of the sample testing is done and in compliance. The audit contains a 128 point checklist, so attention to detail is imperative.

This position operates with limited supervision in repairing and installing replacement equipment. Purchase of new equipment must be approved by management. Challenges can include mobilizing and staging appropriate equipment in a remote or swampy terrain, equipment malfunction, and dealing with difficult citizens.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Technical college or AA in Industrial Maintenance.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
2 years experience.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Collections systems operator license.


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


Position:
Electrician
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N18 - $45,532.61


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, installs, programs, tests, maintains and repairs electrical and electronic equipment at wastewater plant and pumping stations. Performs related technical and maintenance work as required. Reports to the Assistant Maintenance Manager / Chief Electrician.

Inspects, troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical equipment and fixtures at wastewater treatment plant and pumping stations.

Performs preventive maintenance on equipment at assigned facilities.

Maintains emergency generators.

Installs and tests new electrical equipment, fixtures and systems.

Programs electronic controllers.

Cleans, inspects and changes filters to the plant’s heating and air conditioning units.

Assists other divisions and departments with electrical maintenance and repair work as requested.

Serves on call 24 hours per day, seven days per week, for emergency repairs.

Performs all work in accordance with plans, specifications, codes, regulations, and standards of quality and safety.

Maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

Attends classes, seminars, meetings, etc., as necessary to enhance job knowledge and skills.

Receives and reviews various records and reports including work orders, electrical diagrams, etc.

Prepares a variety of documents, including but not limited to work orders, daily logs, schematics, and various other records and reports.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, electronic / equipment manuals, blueprints, electrical drawings, schematics, safety manual, codes, etc.

Operates a vehicle, man lift, plant electrical / mechanical equipment, transformers, generators, meters, hand-held programming tool, various power tools, etc.

Operates a computer, calculator, telephone, etc.

Uses computer and clerical supplies, ladders, meters, circuit testers, electrician’s tools, mechanic’s tools, safety equipment and gear, maintenance and custodial supplies, various other hand tools.

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

Assists plant operators and maintenance personnel with duties as requested.

Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment.

Performs general clerical duties as required, including completing reports and records, entering and retrieving computer data, attending meetings, copying and filing documents, etc.

Performs related duties as required.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a vocational/technical diploma in electrical / electronic maintenance and repair.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience in electrical installation, maintenance and repair work, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


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


Position:
Environmental Systems Operator Trainee (Wastewater)
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N13 - $36,040.95


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:
Pursuing/completed Class D Wastewater Treatment License, ultimately achieve a Class A wastewater treatment certificate.

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


Position:
Plant Engineer
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N24 - $56,920.90


JOB SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision, provides professional engineering support to all treatment plant construction, maintenance and operations. Over sees bio-solids dryer facility operations and performs related professional and technical work as required. Reports to the Plant director.

Reviews contract drawings and specifications for plant construction and maintenance projects, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and engineering standards.

Inspects and surveys all construction projects in progress and at completion for compliance.

Researches and recommends new products for use in plant construction, maintenance and operations.

Over sees bio-solids drying facility operations, troubleshoots problems and assists in obtaining parts as needed, maintains dryer production records.

Assists plant operators, laboratory personnel and maintenance personnel is resolving technical and operational problems as required.

Receives and responds to inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints regarding engineering functions. Responds to information requests from Palmetto Underground Protective Services (PUPS) regarding sewer line locations.

Performs general administrative / clerical duties as required, including preparing reports and records, creating forms for record keeping, entering and retrieving computer data, attend meetings, filing documents, approving time sheets, etc.

Attends seminars, schools and conferences and reads technical journals to stay abreast of new developments in the wastewater operations field.

Receives and reviews various records and reports including laboratory reports, maintenance records and operations logs, construction specifications, product specifications, safety sheets, etc.

Maintains all architectural drawings for the property, including the physical plant buildings and sewer trunk lines and ensures surveying when necessary for updating.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Bachelor’s degree in building science, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, or other related field preferred

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of professional engineering experience preferably in an industrial / utilities environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required job knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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

Must possess or be able to obtain a class “A”-Biological / Environmental system operator license.

This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc. If needed to fill in for other operators, must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., stoop, crawl, climb; potential for hazardous chemicals.


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


Position:
Equipment Operator I - Roads and Bridges
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $34,142.90


JOB SUMMARY:
Assist 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. Essential job functions – Performs landscaping and grounds keeping work as required on job site. Operates all cut back equipment to include but not limited to: hand tools, power tools, chipper, bush hog, bat wings, terrain kings and other related tools/equipment.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

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


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


Position:
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (Roads & Bridges)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 13 - $36,040.95


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.

Operates a backhoe 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:
Two to four years of experience in public works construction and maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL Class A.


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:
Equipment Operator II - Solid Waste
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N13 - $36,040.95


JOB SUMMARY:

Under supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and operation of County landfills. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Operator Foreman.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs various tasks involved in the maintenance and operation of County landfills.

Operates a variety of heavy and light equipment, including bull dozers, pans, front-end loaders, back hoes, skid steers, etc., as needed for daily tasks.

Distributes and compacts various types of refuse; covers finished areas with dirt; grades slopes.

Maintains drainage ditches and access roads at landfill sites.

Performs light building maintenance work at assigned facilities.

Directs incoming waste to proper dump area; inspects incoming waste for acceptability.

Provides training and leadership of lower-level equipment operators, spotters and gate attendants.

Cleans and maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools; performs routine repairs as necessary.

Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Completes waste load check sheets, daily section logs and fuel logs.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, equipment manuals, etc.

Attends staff and safety meetings.

Operates an air compressor, air grease gun, fuel/oil pumps, telephone and two-way radio; uses hand and power tools, maintenance supplies and parts, safety gear.

Uses hand and power tools, safety gear, maintenance supplies, etc.

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

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Operates landfill scale computer to weigh incoming waste; assists truck drivers and citizens unload waste.

Removes trash and debris from site.

Opens/closes gates at appropriate times.

Orders and picks up supplies as needed.

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:
One to two years of experience in public works maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

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


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


Position:
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III (Roads & Bridges)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 14 - $37,939.00


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Provides leadership of assigned crew members. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman.

Performs various tasks involved in the construction and maintenance of County roads, driveways and curbs, and the maintenance of the County’s storm water drainage system and rights-of-way.

Operates heavy equipment to rebuild roads, cut roads and driveways, install drainage pipe, cut ditches, clear rights-of-way, maintain retention ponds, patch asphalt, haul/spread/compact asphalt, dirt and stone.

Cleans out pipes and catch basins.

Transports equipment and materials to and from job sites.

Operates low boy, loaders, motor graders, rollers, bulldozers, water truck, dump trucks, etc.; operates a jet vac and other power equipment.

Performs routine landscaping / grounds keeping work as required on job sites; removes debris and trash from streets.

Maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

Receives and reviews work orders; prepares routine forms and records as required.

Responds to after-hours emergencies as required.

Attends staff and safety meetings.

Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, maps, etc.

Operates a telephone and two-way radio.

Uses hand and power tools, safety gear.

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

Assists with new employee training as assigned.

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 public works construction and maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL Class A driver’s license.


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


Position:
Foreman (Roads & Bridges)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N17 - $43,634.55


JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises the construction and maintenance work of County streets, sidewalks, curbs drainage systems Responsible for all personal and related activities, time reporting, job assignment, performance evaluations, discipline actions and incident reports.

Must be well versed in all trucks and equipment operated within the department. Skilled in how to install drainage, calculate grading and tonnage of needed asphalt.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
AA Degree in related field or equivalent industry experience.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 years demonstrated supervisory experience.
10 years related work experience in public works construction and maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state Class A CDL driver’s license.


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


Position:
Litter Control Operator I
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $34,142.90


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, coordinates, supervises and participates in the collection of litter from County roads. Performs related work as required.

Coordinates and supervises the activities of the County litter crew engaged in picking up trash along County roads.

Ensures availability of necessary supplies for daily assignments; maintains related records and prepares required reports.

Receives and reviews litter complaints, work orders, etc.

Prepares and/or processes litter reports, safety reports and training reports.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, codes, ordinances, directories, maps, etc.

Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other County division/department heads and personnel, coworkers, subordinates and the general public.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Six to nine months of public works maintenance operations. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate physical effort which typically involves driving, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials up to 50 pounds.


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


Position:
Operator Foreman (Road & Bridges)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 15 - $39,837.05


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges. Provides leadership of assigned crew members Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman.

Performs various tasks involved in the construction and maintenance of county roads, driveways, curbs, and the maintenance of the County’s stormwater drainage system and rights-of-way.

Operates heavy equipment to rebuild roads, cut roads and driveways, install drainage pipe, cut ditches, maintain retention ponds, haul/spread/compact dirt and stone, patch asphalt and clear rights-of-way.

Operates loaders, back hoes, motor graders, rollers, pans, bulldozers, dump trucks, water truck, etc.; operates weed eaters, chain saws, jet vac, and other power equipment.

Installs fencing to retain stormwater runoff.

Transports crew members to and from job sites.

Performs routine landscaping / groundskeeping work as required on job sites; removes debris and trash from streets.

Maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

Receives and reviews work orders; prepares routine forms and records as required.

Responds to after-hours emergencies as required.

Attends staff and safety meetings.

Provides training and leadership of subordinate crew members as assigned.

Performs duties of supervisor in his/her absence as necessary.

Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safely manual, blueprints, maps, etc.

Operates a telephone and two-way radio.

Uses clerical supplies, measuring devices, hand and power tools safety gear.

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

Performs 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 public works construction and maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


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


Position:
Operator Foreman (Solid Waste)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N15 - $39,837.05


JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, coordinates waste disposal activities and operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and operation of County landfills. Provides leadership of assigned crew members. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman. Supervises and performs various tasks involved in the maintenance and operation of County landfills. Operates a variety of heavy and light equipment, including bull dozers, pans, front-end loaders, back hoes, etc., as needed for daily tasks. Distributes and compacts various types of refuse; covers finished areas with dirt; grades slopes. Maintains drainage ditches and access roads at landfill sites. Inspects incoming refuse for acceptability. Ensures landfills, equipment and buildings are properly secured at the end of the day; closes and locks gates. Supervises the activities of assigned equipment operators, spotters and gate attendants; supervisory duties include instructing, assigning and reviewing work, coordinating activities, maintaining standards, acting on employee problems, and recommending employee discipline. Offers training, advice and assistance as needed. Inspects and maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools; performs minor repair work as required. Ensures availability of needed supplies and materials for employees’ use. Performs all duties in accordance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Completes waste load check sheets, daily section logs and fuel logs. Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, equipment manuals, etc. Attends staff and safety meetings. Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints. Operates an air compressor, telephone and two-way radio; uses clerical supplies, hand and power tools, maintenance supplies and parts, safety gear. Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, subordinates, other County personnel, commercial haulers, and the general public. Directs traffic in landfill area as needed. Performs other duties.

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 experience in public works or landfill maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


Send your application for Operator Foreman (Solid Waste) 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 - $12,513.92


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:
Special Projects Coordinator
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $34,142.90


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, performs a variety of bookkeeping, administrative and clerical support duties in support of Solid Waste Division programs and operations. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Engineer Technician/Recycling Coordinator.

Opens and maintains landfill hauler accounts; sells and renews hauler permits and deposits permits sales.

Reviews landfill daily transactions for inaccuracies; makes corrections as necessary; oversees the resolution of billing problems.

Receives, reviews, sorts, corrects and files hauler tickets; maintains records of weekly edits, tonnage and charges incurred by haulers; prepares and distributes invoices; receives, records and deposits payments; processes delinquent accounts; prepares monthly reports.

Trains scale operators in the use of scale software. Offers advice and assistance as required.

Operates as a scale master as needed.

Assist in other areas of the department as required.

Balances payments received and prepares daily, weekly, monthly reports.

Receives and responds to inquiries pertaining to the disposal of asbestos; approves proposed removal projects as appropriate and assigns project numbers; tracks project status.

Performs general clerical and administrative work as required, including but not limited to typing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, answering the telephone, dispatching crews, greeting ad assisting office visitors, etc.

Assists in coordinating activities with those of other divisions, departments and agencies as appropriate.

Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints regarding waste disposal and recycling.

Receives and reviews various records and reports including hauler tickets and payments.

Prepares a variety of documents, including but not limited to deposits, billing invoices, delinquent list, hauler account information and renewal forms, various other records, reports, memos and correspondence.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, regulations, permits, ordinances, directories, etc.

Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, calculator, telephone, copier, fax machine, typewriter, two-way radio, etc.

Uses computer and clerical supplies.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as immediate supervisor, other County division/department heads and personnel, cop-workers, waste haulers, community groups, and the general public.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
AA degree in office management or business management helpful.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
3 years in a similar environment; strong platform skills; strong communication skills.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
3 years in a similar environment; strong platform skills; strong communication skills.


Send your application for Special Projects Coordinator 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 - $34,142.90


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)


Position:
Custodian - Detention Center
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 7 - $22,411.50


JOB SUMMARY:

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

1. Building Maintenance – This position is responsible for the daily upkeep of the buildings and grounds of the Detention Center. This includes but not limited to cleaning restrooms, windows and other glass surfaces, dusting furniture and other surfaces, removing trash, sweeping, waxing, buffing and mopping floors, and vacuuming/spot cleaning. Outside areas require sweeping and/or use of water hoses to clean sidewalks and county vehicles.

2. Detention Center Maintenance – This position will provide daily upkeep of the cages, kennels and other buildings where animals are retained until adopted. All cages are cleaned daily, and fresh water, food, litter boxes and blankets supplied. It is the responsibility to move the animals from the cages/kennels to another location when necessary to clean appropriately. Custodians are expected to use proper safety precautions to do so. Any concerns about any of the animals should be brought to management immediately for attention.

3. Miscellaneous Duties – From time to time, this position may be needed to assist in moving furniture, setting up offices, putting away laundry, or other custodial tasks required for the successful operation of the Detention Center.

This position operates under the supervision of the Administrative Lieutenant, but may carry out tasks during the day unsupervised. At times the position may require the supervising inmate workers. The challenge for this position is providing a clean environment.

This position is an individual contributor.


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

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:
This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc. (Please specify in the box immediately below.) climbing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, lifting up to 50 lbs.


Send your application for Custodian - Detention Center to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Assistant Solicitor I - Judicial Center (Courthouse)
Department:
Solicitor
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N23 - $55,022.86


JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for legal research; responds to requests for information and provides answers, opinions, and recommendations regarding legal issues; prepares and coordinates cases prior to and during court trials and subsequent appeals; complies with continuing requirements to improve effectiveness.

Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature as well as attending related and mandatory seminars and/or conferences.

Applies pertinent new knowledge to performance and other responsibilities; interacts with all levels of government, clients, and staff in a way that promotes respect, encourages cooperation, and contributes to excellent performance.

Possesses knowledge of statutes, court decisions, state and federal laws and regulations, and departmental policy. Ability to perform research and analysis.

Ability to draft legal instruments, contracts, proposed legislation and legal opinions.

Ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts and present such materials in clear and logical form in various courts. Ability to determine compliance with rules and regulations.

Graduate of law school of recognized standing; licensed by State of South Carolina to practice law; and complete 403 requirements. Experience in criminal law preferred.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Graduate of law school of recognized standing.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Experience in criminal law preferred.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Licensed by State of South Carolina to practice law; and complete 403 requirements.


Send your application for Assistant Solicitor I - Judicial Center (Courthouse) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


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