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Aiken County

Employment Opportunities

Aiken County Is An Equal Opportunity Employer




All applications for external postings are received at Aiken County Government (1930 University Parkway in Aiken) or at the SC Works Center (1571 Richland Ave East in Aiken). All applications must be received by the posted deadline specified in the job listing for the vacancy. Where there is no date, the position will be posted until it is filled. Applications will only be accepted for positions that are currently vacant.

To apply for Aiken County Sheriff's Office positions such as Dispatcher, Detention Officer, or Deputy Sheriff, please complete the Sheriff's Office Job Application. To apply for all other Aiken County Government jobs, please use the County's Job Application form.
Aiken County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.






Position:
Custodian (M-TH 2PM-10PM; Fr 9AM-6PM)
Department:
Building & Grounds
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 7 $22,411.50


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for all custodial duties at the assigned building within the County.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

1. Custodial Duties – This position ensures that the assigned area is clean and safe for both citizens and employees. This includes cleaning bathrooms, dusting, vacuuming, and mopping floors.

2. Backup Support – When there isn’t enough staff, the incumbent will perform any custodial duties necessary, making sure that the building is clean and safe by the end of the day.

This position is responsible for making decisions daily on the work that should be done, and who to call if there is a special project need, such as a spill on the floor. However, light bulbs or any other building issues require assistance from her supervisor.

Special challenges include keeping the building clean and safe with a high level of traffic each day.


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

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

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Some lifting of chairs, etc. of up to 40 lbs. for room set-ups; pushing and pulling vacuums and other equipment as needed.


Send your application for Custodian (M-TH 2PM-10PM; Fr 9AM-6PM) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Associate Clerk of Court - Jury
Department:
Clerk of Court
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, performs responsible legal clerical work in support of efficient and effective division operations. Prepares, processes and maintains accurate court records. Assists in the courtroom during court sessions. Performs related work as assigned. Reports to the Court Administrator.

Assists in coordinating the clerical activities of the Office of the Clerk of Court – Common Pleas division, ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

Provides training and assistance to subordinate clerical personnel as assigned.

Reviews the department’s policy and procedure manual; updates as necessary.

Opens, files, processes and closes Court of Common Pleas cases.

Schedules and prepares court rooms for hearings and court proceedings; secures court reporters.

Prepares docket sheets and cases for hearings; reviews pleadings for accuracy; coordinates court activities with judges, attorneys and jurors.

Reviews pleadings to determine appointments of Guardian ad Litems, orders of publication, orders of reference, orders of dismissal, appointment of attorneys, etc.

Coordinates the appearances of witnesses, defendants, attorneys, jurors for court sessions.

Assists with the selection, seating, excusing and roll call of jurors.

Receives, verifies and signs for court exhibits; documents chain of custody.

Attends and records court proceedings.

Schedules confiscations and forfeitures of properties as ordered by the court.

Collects and records fees, fines, restitutions and other payments; prepares and/or reviews daily deposits.

Supervises and participates in the accurate and timely preparation, processing, indexing, filing and/or submittal / transmission of court documents and records, including but not limited to affidavits of service, notice of assignment of arbitrator, hearing notices, agreements, jury notices, docket sheets, jury lists, motions, appeals, pleas, verdicts, sentence sheets, commitments, dispositions, trial sheets, court orders, subpoenas, summonses, court rosters, dismissals, Lis Pendens, etc.; prepares routine records, ledgers, reports, indexes, legal notices, correspondence, etc.; secures all records as required.

Assists defendants, attorneys, solicitors, court personnel, law enforcement personnel, jurors, magistrates, and others in completing various legal forms as required for court.

Enters court / case information into computer database; generates computer reports as required.

Establishes and maintains case files; expunges records as appropriate.

Assists with special research as requested by court administration, attorneys and law enforcement personnel.

Performs Notary Public duties.

Performs duties of Court Administrator in his/her absence.

Performs general administrative / clerical work, including but not limited to typing forms, reports and correspondence; copying and filing documents; assembling materials; sending and receiving faxes; answering the telephone; processing mail; ordering supplies, etc.

Receives and responds to public / County staff inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance with regard to court policies and procedures; greets and assists office visitors.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, laws/codes/ordinances, law dictionary, legislative manual, directories, etc.

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

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, Clerk of Court, subordinates, co-workers, other County personnel, law enforcement personnel, attorneys, court personnel, defendants, plaintiffs, jurors, S.C. Court Administration personnel, various other government agencies, and the general public.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires an Associate’s degree in paralegal studies, public administration, secretarial studies or related field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a legal or court environment.

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


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


Position:
Chief Legal Clerk - General Sessions
Department:
Clerk of Court
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned. 1. Office Duties – This position will require handling mail, filing, faxing, scanning, emails and other functions necessary for efficiency. Duties include open and closing of cases, expungments, remands, dismissals, restores, micro-film cases, filings from Appellate Court and Supreme Court, Transfer Court, probation filings, civil judgments, pardons, process Grand Jury indictments, processes PD applications and attorney conflicts. Receives motion/orders and must review and process them accurately and completely. Copies must be certified and distributed to the appropriate parties, and all data entered into the computer system 2. Courtroom Assistance – This position handles guilty pleas, trials, publishing verdicts, polling jurors, administering oaths to appropriate parties, completing sentencing sheets, receiving evidence and coordinating work with State and defense attorneys. This also includes preparing and processing bench warrants and other forms of follow-up from actions taken in previous court sessions. 3. Public Assistance – The incumbent will answer general questions for the public, attorneys and their staff. Coordination and collaboration among attorneys, solicitors, court personnel, judges and agencies is needed. Questions must be asked of management when guidance is needed. Must be able to move at a fast pace with accuracy and be able to multi-task.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Paralegal or criminal justice studies

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Similar Work Environment.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must be a SC resident to become a SC Notary.


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


Position:
Chief Legal Clerk - Support Division
Department:
Clerk of Court
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, performs specialized legal clerical work in support of efficient and effective division operations, including the preparation and maintenance of accurate Family Court / Child Support records and accounts. Assists in the courtroom during court sessions. Provides training and leadership to subordinate clerks. Performs related work as assigned. Reports to the Court Administrator.

Receives, reviews and processes Family Court / Child Support orders, ensuring accuracy and completeness of all supporting documentation; distributes orders to appropriate parties; certifies, seals, copies and distributes copies to attorneys and other parties as required.

Assists in opening new cases; assigns case numbers; establishes and maintains case files with accurate and up-to-date information; seals confidential cases.

Establishes, updates and/or terminates child support, alimony and fee accounts pursuant to court orders.

Receives, establishes, updates and monitors orders issued in other states.

Performs specialized legal clerical duties, including issuing bench warrants, maintaining indexes of all cases and supporting documentation, processing hearing requests and issuing hearing notices, preparing cases and courtrooms for hearings, etc.

Coordinates court activities with judges, attorneys, and various government and social service agencies.

Prepares case files for court.

Assists judges and attorneys prior to, during and after court proceedings as required.

Prepares, processes, indexes, files, submits / transmits court documents and records, including but not limited to notices for modification or review, affidavits, rules to show cause, docket sheets, motions, appeals, dispositions, failure to locate forms, court orders, subpoenas, summonses, court rosters, etc.; prepares routine records, ledgers, reports, indexes, legal notices, correspondence, etc.; secures all records as required.

Prepares documents for microfilming.

Enters and maintains court / case information into computer database; generates computer reports as required.

Assists clients, attorneys, court personnel, law enforcement personnel, social service agencies, and others in completing various legal forms as required for court and in obtaining information and copies of case documents as appropriate.

Collects and records child support payments, fees, fines, restitutions and other payments; adjusts arrearages and payments according to court order; processes wage withholding with employers; monitors accounts and prepares account statements.

Performs Notary Public duties.

Provides training, leadership and assistance to subordinate clerks as assigned.

Performs general administrative / clerical work, including but not limited to typing forms, reports and correspondence; copying and filing documents; assembling materials; sending and receiving faxes; answering the telephone; processing mail; ordering supplies, etc.

Receives and responds to public / County staff inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance with regard to court policies and procedures; greets and assists office visitors.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, laws/codes/ordinances, law dictionary, legislative manual, directories, etc.

Operates a variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, typewriter, electric file system, postage machine, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, etc.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, Clerk of Court, co-workers, other County personnel, law enforcement personnel, attorneys, court personnel, plaintiffs / clients, employers, S.C. Court Administration personnel, various other government agencies, and the general public.

Performs light housekeeping duties as necessary in the office and court rooms; maintains office equipment.

Performs related duties as required.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires an Associate’s degree in paralegal studies, secretarial studies or related field.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a legal or court environment, 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 Notary Public certification.
Accounting experience preferred.


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


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


JOB SUMMARY:

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

Performs related duties as required.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of experience in office administration and support, preferably in a legal or court environment.

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


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


Position:
Adoption Assistant (Part-time)
Department:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N8 -11.60 HOURLY


JOB SUMMARY:

This position assists staff and volunteers in advocating for animals at the shelter, and in processing adoptions..

1. Adoption Assistance – This position works personally with visitors in helping them find a suitable new pet. The assistant provides information on the animals, and educates the citizens on the breed and the specific animals of interest to facilitate the best possible match. .

2. Administrative Duties – This position ensures that all adoption files to include transfers are complete and accurate. This position may need to telephone and/or email adopters or receiving agencies until the adoption or transfer is completed. .

3. Custodial Assistance – This position assists in maintaining a clean and healthy environment for lobby cats. The cages must be cleaned daily, with fresh litter, towels, linens, food and water, and toys. Cleaning the cages often involves some play time with the kittens, which aids in the adoption process. .

4. PetSmart Assistance Program – This position assists the Director in managing the preparation and transport of cats to PetSmart for adoption. All cats must be personally delivered, usually after normal working hours, and set up in their new cages at the store. Any cats that are ill are picked up and taken back to the shelter for care. Documentation must be completed prior to transferring cats to the store for adoption. .

This position works under supervision. Work is clearly defined by County guidelines and procedures.

Other duties as assigned.


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 working in a veterinary clinic or shelter.

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


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


Position:
Enforcement Officer (Animal)
Department:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N15 - $36,215.51


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.

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:
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. Applicant Interview Board

STEP 3. Comprehensive Background Investigation

STEP 4. Reading comprehension and vocabulary test (Nelson-Denny)

STEP 5. Psychological Evaluation

STEP 6. Medical Exam

STEP 7. Job Offer

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


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


Position:
Kennel Technician
Department:
Code Enforcement
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 10 - $27, 588.00


JOB SUMMARY:

This position maintains a safe and sanitary facility for all shelter animals, and provides humane handling and care by assuring animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. It also assists the public when admitting, redeeming, and adopting animals to promote responsible pet ownership.<*br>
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Custodial Care of Animals – The incumbent ensures that the surroundings for the animals are always clean and sanitized, including kennels, walkways and isolation areas. As part of the process, this position feeds and waters; washes bedding, bowls and toys; empties garbage and cleans the play yard.

2. Medical Care of Animals - Because this position is often the first person the public sees when admitting, redeeming or adopting animals, the incumbent must observe and evaluate animals for signs of illness and report symptoms to appropriate personnel. The incumbent must be able to administer medications and vaccinations, and when necessary, humanely carry out euthanasia. The incumbent may be asked to groom animals as needed.

3. Custodial Care of Building – While administering to the animals, the incumbent will also clean the administrative areas, including bathrooms and the FOTAS grooming area, and ensure all garbage is removed and laundry done on a timely basis.

4. Customer Service – This position will assist the public with any questions, including those seeking lost pets and those interested in adoption.

The position works under daily supervision, but may also be asked to supervise the work of temporary employees.

The challenge for this position is working and becoming attached to the animals, who may end up sick and needing euthanasia. Further, there is always the possibility of having a highly aggressive animal that needs careful and special handling.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One year experience.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Driver’s license; good judgment; ability to identify animal gender, description and breed; ability to perform humane euthanasia.


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


Position:
Detention Officer
Department:
Detention Center
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81


JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for the direct custody, care and containment of pretrial detainees, sentenced inmates, and prisoners that are lawfully housed at the detention center. The incumbent must also remain alert to the safety of co-workers and visitors to the detention center.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or GED, Academy graduate

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Acute observation and communication skills; weapons training (taser, sprays), self-control and ability to manage stress; CPR, AED, First Aid


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


Position:
EMT - Advanced
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
Grade M14 - $42,840.00


JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT – Advanced level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of progressive experience in Emergency Medical Service programs

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT- Advanced, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Pre-hospital life support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


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


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


JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT – Basic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience and/or training in Emergency Medical Service programs

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT – Basic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, CPA certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


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


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


JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT - Paramedic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three to four years of progressive experience in Emergency Medical Service programs.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT, Paramedic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license


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


Position:
Engineering Technician II
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N17 $39,667.77


JOB SUMMARY:
This position assures road construction projects are built according to plans, and that the EPA guidelines of the clean water act are followed.
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Construction Site Visits – This position travels throughout Aiken County to observe the building and/or maintenance projects of the County roads and buildings. This position is usually involved in pre-construction meetings, and responsible for reviewing and understanding the plans. Having reviewed the plans for each project, the incumbent determines whether or not the work is being done according to plan. The incumbent will attempt to negotiate while onsite to resolve any potential problems. Those that cannot be resolved are referred to the Construction Manager or County Engineer.

2. Stormwater Assessment – While at the Construction site, the incumbent will check the management of pollutants from the site to be certain all required measures are being taken to prevent discharge into the local water supply. Any problems notes are normally addressed and remediated at the site. Any unresolved issues are referred to the Stormwater Manager.

3. CAD Drafting – This position MAY be involved in updating manual plans with CAD drawings, as well as updating the reports that accompany such drawings. This may involve researching for conceptual designs and presentation drawing and sketches for roads, drainage, buildings, and easement/right of way projects.

4. Mapping – This position may develop GIS maps and maintain databased for Engineering/Stormwater projects using ArcGIS software.

5. Administrative Duties – This position may be responsible for completing a variety of reports, including BMP’s, citizen complaint reports, or other construction related paperwork.

This position works with very little supervision while traveling onsite. The incumbent is expected to understand the federal, state and local regulations governing this work, and to work collaboratively in the field to ensure compliance.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS in Engineering or Construction related field preferred.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Five years in a similar environment, plus three years in management; ability to read construction plans; knowledge of construction materials; knowledge of EPA guidelines.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Experience with technical writing and AutoCAD.


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


Position:
Museum Assistant I
Department:
Historical Museum
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$10.00 Hourly


JOB SUMMARY:

Part-time Staff member at the Savannah River Site Museum for weekends, special events, and private tours; minimum of 10 hours per week. Staff member will report Friday from 10AM to 4PM, with additional hours available.

This position welcomes visitors to the Museum and engages the Museum's weekend guests with an overview of the Museum collections and exhibitions. Supervisory duties related to the general operation of the Museum with regard to public-oriented functions. Interacts with museum staff, museum volunteers, and the general public.

Must be able to meet and greet visitor to the Museum and to supervise the visitors' conduct with regard to stated rules of operation. Must be able to lift tables and chairs to accommodate facility rentals and usage. Other duties assigned.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Minimum of two years college.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
History-oriented or science-oriented individual.


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


Position:
Customer Services Coordinator
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N8 - $24,126


JOB SUMMARY:

This position provides customer service support to citizens and employees of the County. This includes directions, information on the building, creating and selling GIS maps, scheduling conference rooms for use, answering the central phone line, and various other administrative duties.

1. Greeting Visitors – This position is located near the main entrance of the building and as such, is the place where visitors go to ask for information and directions. This may involve directing them to the County website, and demonstrating how to navigate the site. In order to do this, the incumbent needs a solid working knowledge of the functions of every department.

2. Managing the main telephone line for the County – The incumbent is responsible for answering the main number during the business day, and providing whatever information the caller needs.

3. GIS Maps – When visitors are seeking a GIS map, the incumbent will provide what the person needs, and when applicable, will sell the map to the citizen. This may involve handling cash, credit cards or checks in the transaction.

4. Administrative Services – When time permits, the Customer Services Coordinator may perform a variety of support functions for employees, such as scheduling the conference rooms in the building, Xeroxing, notarizing documents, and providing key cards for the cafeteria and conference rooms. This position is also responsible for obtaining a phone vendor when an employee is having phone difficulties. From time to time, the incumbent may support the audio-visual team in providing appropriate set-up of conference rooms when booked. The challenge for this position is dealing with irate citizens. Remaining cordial and calm is critical, since this is the “face” of the County to many visitors in the building.

Most often, the work of this role is self-determined, however, from there are occasional special requests outside of the normal routine that require approval.

This position is an individual contributor.


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:
None.


Send your application for Customer Services Coordinator 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 - $39,667.77


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 - $55,197.29


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:
Information Security Officer
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$63,824.79


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for monitoring and helping to manage all cyber-security issues, and for ensuring the County is properly safe-guarded against exposures. Managing, monitoring, adjusting firewalls, networking traffic, switches, etc. Reviews, creates and updates cyber related policies. Works with management and staff on cyber, security and IT related issues.

1. Preparedness – This position focuses on all security-related issues relevant to the County’s technology. As such, the incumbent is responsible for monitoring the systems on a daily basis to ensure firewalls are adequate for proper protection. This position proactively researches the latest information available on security trends and threats, and recommends solutions and specific actions when needed.

2. Response – If the County is compromised by breaches, viruses, or other threats, this position leads the initiatives to respond immediately in curing the problem. While doing so, the incumbent does what is necessary to prevent further exposure in other areas of technology.

3. Compliance – This position creates, documents, and maintains policies and procedures required to ensure the safety of all County information. In addition, the position regularly evaluates for CJIS, HIPAA, and PCI compliance and reports any concerns to the Director, IT.

4. Maintenance – This position regularly checks user permission and access to make certain those that need to be removed have been removed. Further, updates and patches to the software are monitored to ensure the County has the most up-to-date versions.

5. Continuing Education – The incumbent is expected to remain current in his/her field to ensure the County has the highest quality of safety and cyber security.

A significant challenge for this position is the legacy systems. There are many of them, and they do not all talk to each other as effectively as the County optimally would need. With a limited budget, it is difficult to work with older systems and hardware, and keep everything running and in good repair.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS degree in IT strongly preferred.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 years

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Appropriate licenses and certifications to manage firewalls and networking devices\switches; must be comfortable with a variety of media. Requires excellent consultative and negotiation skills.


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


Position:

Lifeguard (5 Openings )
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 4 - $10.50 Hourly


JOB SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


Send your application for
Lifeguard (5 Openings )
to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Day Camp Supervisor
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N6 - $9.94 hourly


JOB SUMMARY:

Provide supervision of Day Camp Program including day campers, Counselors, Green Thumb Workers, Foster Grandparents, and other volunteers, as well as all activities therein.

Coordinate with school officials as to dates, times and advertisements, for Day Camp Program. Plan and develop activities for Program. Interviews Day Camp Counselors. Coordinate with additional agencies to provide additional staff. Prepare facility and materials for Program. Greet and register all children. Maintain attendance records. Supervise children and staff during Program. Must have good communication skills, along with a willingness to work with the public. Must have organizational skills with an emphasis on accuracy.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Must have a strong desire to work with children. Must have good communication skills as well as a willingness to work with the public.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Previous work with children required.


Send your application for Day Camp Supervisor 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 - $29.314.74


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:
Assistant Public Defender
Department:
Public Defender
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N23 - $50,020.78 - 70,028.60


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:
Legal Secretary (Barnwell Office)
Department:
Public Defender
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 11 - $29,314.73


JOB SUMMARY:

This position supports the assigned attorneys in case file preparation.

1. Case File Preparation – This position assists public defenders by opening physical and electronic files of newly appointed cases. This involves ensuring that all required documentation is included and that it is accurate and current. This may require interaction with other law enforcement agencies, parole and probation offices, and other attorneys to obtain such information.

2. Documentation Review – The incumbent reviews all documentation, including reports, videos, photographs, and other information pertaining to cases to ensure the public defender has what is needed to handle the case with the best possible defense. Photographs and videos require special attention to detail and an understanding of the laws in that case governing information in order to provide the attorney with informed support.

3. Document Filing – This position is responsible for preparing all documents for filing with the Clerk of Court and with the Solicitor’s Office. Filings must be accurate, complete and timely.

4. Administrative Duties – The incumbent will maintain the calendars for assigned attorneys, and may meet with clients’ witnesses in the absence of the attorney when scheduled. For other courts, the incumbent may schedule appearances by clients in the event they have magistrate or city charges.

This position serves with limited supervision, but must review court orders and case conflicts with attorneys prior to taking any action. The major challenges of the position is remaining objective and factual when reviewing case materials and interviewing clients.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
2 years.

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

Organizational, typing, and computer skills are a MUST.

This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc. lifting files under 20 lbs.; climbing stairs daily.


Send your application for Legal Secretary (Barnwell Office) 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 - $32,764.50


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 - $41,393.29


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 13 - $32,764.50


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 N21 - $46,569.77


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 12 - $31,039.01


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 I - Solid Waste
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and operation of County landfills. Provides leadership of lower-level crew members. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Operator/Foreman.

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

Operates a variety of heavy and light equipment, including bulldozers, 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.

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; preforms 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 procedures manuals, safety manual, equipment manuals etc.

Attends staff and safety meetings.

Operates and 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.

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 other duties.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three to four years of experience in heavy equipment operations or an equivalent operations, or an equivalent combination of educations, 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


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


Position:
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (Roads & Bridges)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 13 - $32,764.50


JOB SUMMARY:

Assists 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 backhoe, motor grader and act as lead man when crew is alone.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
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 13 - $32,764.50


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 - $34,490.01


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:
Field Supervisor
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N22 - $48,295.27


JOB SUMMARY:

Under limited supervision, assists in coordinating and supervises all road maintenance and construction projects, ensuring the professional delivery of necessary public services in compliance with budget allocations and with all applicable laws, regulations and standards of quality and safety. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Public Works Director.

Oversees the daily operations of the Road Maintenance Division.

Supervises duties of assigned supervisory and maintenance staff. Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems, and recommending employee transfers, promotions, discipline, discharge, and salary increases.

Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers advice and assistance as needed.

Coordinates and/or provides staff training.

Receives, reviews and responds to citizen complaints and work orders for road maintenance; ensures timely and effective completion of all work orders.

Plans, schedules, coordinates and sets criteria for division projects; prepares cost / labor estimates; determines work methods, materials and equipment for each assigned project; coordinates the work of contractors; coordinates projects with other County departments, divisions, other government agencies and organizations as necessary.

Inspects work in progress to ensure compliance with all County policies and procedures, standards of quality and safety, and all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Prepares status reports on jobs in progress and completed.

Coordinates the preparation and placement of street signs.

Checks construction grades.

Receives and reviews various records and reports including work orders, citizen complaints, project plans and specifications, etc.

Prepares a variety of documents, including but not limited to performance appraisals, accident reports, schedules and assignments, project status reports, inspection reports, and various other records, reports, memos and correspondence.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, blueprints, maps, codes, ordinances, supply catalogs, etc.
Operates a vehicle, backhoe, trackhoe, motor grader, bulldozer; operates a telephone and two-way radio.
Uses clerical supplies, survey instruments, measuring devices, hand and power tools.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other County department heads and personnel, subordinates, other government agencies, engineers, contractors, vendors, and the general public.

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:

Six to nine years of progressively responsible experience in public works construction and 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:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


Send your application for Field Supervisor 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:
N12 - $31,039.01


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 - $36,215.51


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:
Site Attendant (Part-time 24hrs weekly)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 5 - $11,376.29


JOB SUMMARY:
This position oversees the day-to-day operations of a drop-off site for County waste.
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.

1. Oversight – This position is responsible for the smooth traffic flow of the drop-off site. This means moving traffic through the process, and making certain waste delivered is sorted properly for ultimate disposal, including transfer or sale. This position will notify management when waste is ready to be picked up and moved. This oversight includes maintaining a clean environment that is running efficiently and in accordance with local environmental laws and regulations.

2. Disposal Assistance – This position assists supervision as needed in organizing all recycling for shipping, including tires, batteries, scrap metal, and eWaste. All such items must be stored properly, packed appropriately, and shipped in accordance with environmental laws.

This position works closely with supervision. Timely communication is important.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
1 year in a similar environment

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


Send your application for Site Attendant (Part-time 24hrs weekly) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


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


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

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level with 1 year of experience; Normally requires 5 years of related experience.

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


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


Position:
Election Technician
Department:
Registration & Elections
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 10 - $27,588.00 - $31,726.00


JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, manages the voting machine inventory and election supplies for the office. Responsible for preparing voting machines for elections, maintaining their upkeep and accounting for their inventory. Changes machine batteries and sends malfunctioning equipment to vendor for repair. Prepares precinct supplies for each election. Inventories and orders supplies from vendor. Occasionally will operate PC to register voters and answer telephone responding to inquiries from the public. Reports to the Executive Director, Registrations and Elections.


• The organization, assembly, and maintenance of detailed customer production files in proprietary corporate database.

• The complete and accurate composition and layout of customer ballots.

• The complete and accurate translation of ballot layout to coded machine instructions.

• The provision of necessary diagnostics, training and on-going support to enable customer-managed development of electronic ballots using proprietary software products.

• The facilitation of an efficient quality assurance / product proofing process to assure the complete and accurate capture of diverse ballot styles, their accurate layout and transmission to the customer and their zero-error translation to coded instructions.

• The ability to apply appropriate federal, state, and local election requirements and industry
protocols to the layout, presentation, and organization of ballots and coded instructions prepared for voting systems hardware.

• The accurate production and transmission of electronic layout files to ensure vendor printers generate zero-defect ballot materials.

• Coordinate testing of election equipment prior to deployment.

• Train Election Voting Machine Technicians on proper election equipment usage and procedures.

• Properly secure election equipment for transport to polling sites.

• Coordinate the resolution of technical issues on Election Day.

• Ensure the proper inventory, maintenance and operation of election equipment.

• The ability to lift heavy equipment.

• Verifies supply capacity and orders needed supplies.

• Process voter registration forms accurately.

• Ensure voters are placed in proper voting precincts and districts.

• Operates a variety of office equipment, including computer, copier, calculator, telephone, fax machine etc.

• Liaise with election officials including the Supervisor and Deputy Supervisors of Elections and Board of Elections members to ensure proper translation of Aiken County.


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:
Six months experience in record keeping, troubleshooting electronic equipment, using electronic test equipment and hand tools.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).


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


Position:
Custodian - Detention Center
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
07/08/2022
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:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$43,730.22


JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, patrols assigned areas of the County and responds to calls for service; enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Reports to the Corporal and/or Sergeant – Uniform Patrol.

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
N/A

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Coursework in criminal justice / police science, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license.


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


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


JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, receives in-coming emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatches calls for Law Enforcement to appropriate personnel in an accurate, timely and professional manner. Works under stressful conditions. Performs related tasks as required. Reports to the Shift Supervisor and Communications Center Supervisor.

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Nine to twelve months of experience in Emergency Dispatch Operations or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must be able to successfully complete required training in order to obtain E-911 and NCIC certifications. Must possess a valid S.C. Driver's License


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


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