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:
Records Analyst
Department:
Assessor
Closing:
05/13/2021
Salary:
Grade N11 - $29,314.74


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, reviews, analyzes and maintains property information to assist with the process of ad valorem taxation. Performs related clerical work as required. Reports to the Tax Assessor.

Reviews and analyzes deeds, wills, plats, maps and other documents to determine ownership status and to help ensure proper appraisal and assessment for taxation purposes.

Ensures consistency of property information on all documents.

Enters property information into computer database; updates as necessary.

Records property transfers, annexes and combinations.

Processes Tax Assessor’s orders for changes in property status and assessment.

Obtains additional needed information and coordinates records management activities with other County departments and divisions as necessary.

Files maps received from the Planning Department.

Greets and assists customers; provides a variety of information to the public regarding property appraisal procedures, policies and methods.

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

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

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

Uses clerical and computer supplies, drafting tools.

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

Performs related duties as required.


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:
Two to three years of responsible administrative or clerical work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

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


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


Position:
Animal Enforcement Officer
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, property nuisance, litter enforcement, merchant taxes/business permitting, zoning discrepancies, and mobile home registration.

1. Investigation – The officer may either receive complaints either 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. Merchant Taxes/Business Permitting – There are over 8,000 businesses in the County, all of which must have a permit, and pay taxes. The officer must research County records to correct locations, mailing addresses, and the validity of the business as permitted.

b. 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 make a site visit, and through investigation in the field, make determinations about whether or not an owner or how that owner can be found.

c. Zoning – This helps the County grow and change in an orderly manner, and ensures property owners that 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 zoning ordinances. 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 resolve the potential violation.

d. 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.

e. Animal Enforcement – The officer enforces and handles animal complaints; to include but not limited to injured & stray animals, well being checks, abuse/neglect, owner surrenders, dog bite/attack cases, cruelty concerns, 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 shelter.

f. Litter Enforcement – The officer generally patrols the roads daily, 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 violation. The litter must be cleared by the officer, either personally, or by direction to another entity.

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, collecting proper evidence (photographs, video, physical, etc.), accurately documenting the case, and presenting the case to the court in a professional manner.

Officers are responsible for maintaining required training standards, including firearms qualifications, legal updates, and other training assigned. The officer must have a comprehensive working knowledge of relevant County Codes and the related penalties, fines and/or other remedies 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 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 certification from South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (provided within the first year of employment); legal work 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:
Firearms handling; ability to remain calm under a variety of circumstances. This job has specific physical requirements such as lifting, driving, ability to travel, etc. Working outside in all elements, working around dangerous animals, hazardous structures, uneven terrain and disgruntled citizens; may need to lift up to 150 lbs.


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


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


JOB SUMMARY:

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

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

2. Custodial Care of Animals – The employee ensures that the medical surroundings for the animals are always clean and sanitized, including kennels, walkways and isolation areas. As part of the process, this position feeds and waters; washes bedding, bowls and toys while in medical.

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


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a technical college diploma in veterinary technology, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess veterinary technician certification and humane euthanasia certification.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
1 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 Veterinarian Technician to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Paralegal III
Department:
County Administrator
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N19 - $43,118 .78


JOB SUMMARY:

1. File Preparation – This position assists the Attorney in all matters of business conducted by the County, including but not limited to leasing agreements, contracts, investigations, special studies, litigation, real property, and personnel matters. The incumbent will research ordinances, state and federal laws and regulations, case law, and any other pertinent information needed to prepare the Attorney for the case at hand. This also involves completing documentation required for action, and ensuring its accuracy.

2. Documentation Review – The incumbent reviews all documentation, including reports, videos, photographs, real property records, and other information pertaining to cases to ensure the Attorney has what is needed to handle the case with the best possible outcome for the County. In the event of litigation or likely litigation, this requires special attention to detail and an understanding of the laws in that case governing information and the redacting thereof in order to provide the attorney with informed support.

3. Document Filing – From time to time, this position may be responsible for preparing all documents for filing at the appropriate location. Filings must be accurate, complete and timely.

4. Administrative Duties – The incumbent will maintain the calendar for the Attorney, schedule meetings, prepare various kinds of documents, and perform other related administrative duties as requested.

This position serves with limited supervision, but must be thorough, reliable, and accurate. Confidentiality is critical.

This position is an individual contributor.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School; paralegal certification or equivalent experience as a legal assistant.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 years in a similar environment.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Knowledge of judicial system; knowledge of legal terminology; strong communication/negotiation skills; strong word processing and computer skills.


Send your application for Paralegal III 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:
Customer Services Coordinator
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
05/14/2021
Salary:
Grade N8 - $24,136.99


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.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
1 year

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


Send your application for 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 N15 $36,215.51


JOB SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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


Position:
Infrastructure Manager
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
N21 - $46,569.77


JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for configuring and maintaining server hardware (physical and virtual), software, and network equipment including, firewalls to ensure availability of data and applications for the end-user across the entire county operations and all departments.

1. Maintenance/Troubleshooting – Routine maintenance is performed on the server hardware, software and network switches as needed with managed services. When applications run slower than normal, the incumbent will diagnose the problem and determine the appropriate repair (upgrades, patches, hot fixes, etc.). Optimally, connectivity is maintained 24/7. Manage, configure and change network equipment as needed. Approximately 60% of the time is spent on the server, and about 40% on the network.

2. Security – This position maintains an active directory of security permissions, and manages the use of those applications on the server in accordance with the levels of security granted.

3. Help Desk Support – This position serves as a backup to the Help Desk, and trouble shoots on the phone or in person as needs arise. Occasionally, research is required to solve the problem at hand. In addition, the incumbent assists the Sheriff’s Office IT group troubleshooting their network and systems.

The challenge for this position is the complexity of the system, and managing the maintenance required without causing downtime of data and applications. A solid understanding of servers, network and managing a virtual environment is critical.

Significant system changes, tasks that have major impact on the end-users, and changes requiring funding require the approval of the IT Director. Otherwise, there is freedom to do what needs to be done on a routine and normal basis. This position works closely with the Technical Services Manager/Deputy Director, the ISO and the Applications Manager to present remediation suggestions to the IT Director.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS in Computer Science preferred.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
6 years working with servers and networks.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
VMWare (1 year), CompTIA A+ or Network+ preferred.


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


Position:
Tech Support Specialist I
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N15 - $36,215.51


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, installs, maintains and repairs personal computer hardware, software and peripheral equipment, and maintains equipment inventory. Assists end-users in solving software problems. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Deputy Director of Information Technology.

Installs, configures and tests personal computer hardware, software and peripheral equipment.

Diagnoses and resolves problems reported by computer users; makes arrangements for repair by outside service providers as necessary.

Removes old computer equipment to salvage or surplus storage as appropriate.

Terminates cable for LAN and connections.

Maintains inventory of computer equipment.

Provides user training, support and assistance as needed. Acts as mentor/trainer for less-experienced coworkers.

Attends various meetings as required; attends classes, workshops, seminars, etc., to maintain job knowledge and skills.

Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance from County staff regarding information technology systems and operations.

Receives and reviews various records and reports including work requests, memos, etc.

Prepares and/or processes call reports, inventory records, and various other logs, reports, memos, correspondence, etc.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, technical manuals, equipment specifications, catalogs, etc.

Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment such as computers, printers, peripheral equipment, servers, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone.

Uses clerical and computer supplies, small hand and power tools, diagnostic tools, cabling, etc.

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

Performs general office duties as required, including entering computer data, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, answering the telephone, etc. Performs related duties as required


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a technical college diploma in computer technology / maintenance.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience in computer maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of education, training, certifications 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 Tech Support Specialist I to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Legal Secretary II - Traffic Court
Department:
Magistrate
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31, 039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, performs responsible legal secretarial, clerical and bookkeeping work in support of efficient and effective Magistrate’s Court operations, including the preparation and maintenance of accurate court records. Performs related work as assigned. Reports to the Court Administrator.

Required to work the front window which involves constant contact with public and taking in payments for fines. Establishes, maintains and disposes of case files.

Schedules all hearings and trials; coordinates scheduling with judges, Solicitor and attorneys.

Pulls and prepares files for court sessions; prepares daily docket reports.

Assists judges in the courtroom as scheduled.

Prepares, processes, indexes, files and/or submits/transmits court documents and records, including but not limited to court orders, court notices, tickets, warrants, bond forms, claim and delivery orders, verdict forms, judgments, summonses, complaints, subpoenas, appeals, commitments / releases, remands, expungement orders, etc.; prepares routine records, ledgers, reports, indexes, legal notices, correspondence, etc.; secures all records as required.

Assists attorneys, defendants, court personnel, law enforcement personnel, jurors, magistrates, and others in completing various legal forms as required for court, and in obtaining information and copies of court documents.

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

Establishes and maintains an effective filing system for administrative and legal records and reports.

Prepares / types routine and confidential correspondence, reports and other documents from dictation or instructions.

Answers the telephone; provides accurate information to callers and/or forwards calls to appropriate personnel; greets and assists office visitors.

Calculates, receives, receipts and posts fines, fees and other payments; balances daily totals; prepares deposits; reconciles bank statements and prepares required financial reports.

Performs other secretarial and clerical work, including but not limited to scheduling travel and meetings for Magistrate, copying and filing documents, retrieving files, sending and receiving faxes, processing mail, assisting with budget preparation and reporting, etc.

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

Receives, reviews and/or processes civil forms, expungement orders, warrants, etc.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, laws/codes/ordinances, directories, etc.

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

Uses clerical and computer supplies.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, 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 a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two 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:
N/A


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


Position:

Lifeguard (Temporary )

5 Positions
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 4 - $10.50 Hourly


JOB SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


Send your application for
Lifeguard (Temporary )

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


Position:
Aquatics Supervisor (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N8 - $11.60


JOB SUMMARY:

Assist in all facets of supervising the Aiken County Recreation Center, particularly in regards to the aquatics program.

Supervise as many as thirteen (13) certified aquatics personnel. Remain updated on current Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) regulations concerning use and storage of chemicals, operation of the pool and the equipment vital to its use. Will be responsible for the upkeep of all mechanical systems associated with the pool, including preventative and seasonal maintenance. Oversee all scheduling and safety inspections of the pool. Act as the Head Coach for the Aiken County Swim Team. Oversee the lifeguard program, and possibly a swimming lessons program at Langley Pond. Many of the same duties associated with the pool will also be added as a result of the addition of a swim area at Langley. Oversee all scheduling of swim lessons and develop a curriculum per Red Cross standards.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Pool maintenance is a must. Must have good communication skills, as well as a willingness to work with the public. Must have organizational skills with an emphasis on accuracy. Computer skills and strong supervisory skills preferred.

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:
Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s license.


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


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


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 (Temporary) 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:
Environmental Systems Operator (Wastewater)
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 11 - $29,314.73


JOB SUMMARY:

This position operates, monitor, maintains, and trouble-shoots the wastewater treatment facility and it's processes. 1. Inspection – This position is responsible for touring the facility throughout the shift, and for inspecting all pumps, dryers, conveyer belts, and other equipment to ensure it is operating properly. If there are any issues, the incumbent will troubleshoot and attempt to fix the problem prior to contacting the supervisor and/or maintenance. Timing is important because the plant being can have disastrous results.

2. Sample Collection – This position will assist in collecting samples when needed to verify any potential or suspected problems when inspecting equipment. The incumbent must have a basic knowledge of the sampling timing and chain of custody procedures. These are given to the lab for analysis and recording.

3. Grounds Maintenance – This position handles all mowing, trimming and other grounds care required to maintain the 80+ acre property.

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

This position operates within the general guidelines of policy and under general supervision. The major challenge for this position are the elements that can impact the water flow.


REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School diploma or equivalent required, prior waste water experience or Biology/Chemistry background preferred. Ideal candidate pursuing waste water licensing and formal Biology/Chemistry education.

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Note: The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.
1. Inspection – This position is responsible for touring the facility throughout the shift and for inspecting all pumps, motors, conveyors, screens, aerators, and related processing equipment to insure proper plant operations. If there are any issues the incumbent will troubleshoot and attempt to fix the problem prior to contacting the shift supervisor and/or maintenance. Timing of repair issues are critical to efficient waste water processing.

2. Sample Collection – This position will assist in collecting samples when needed to verify any potential or suspected problems when inspecting equipment. The incumbent must have a basic knowledge of the sampling timing and chain of custody procedures. These are given to the lab for analysis and recording.

3. Grounds Maintenance – This position handles all mowing, trimming and other grounds care required to maintain the 80+ acre property.

4. Heat Dryer Operations: This position may be required to run the plants heat dryer, and must be able to understand its operations and be able to troubleshoot any issues that may arise. This position operates within the general guidelines of policy and under general supervision. The major challenge for this position is the ability to recognize issues before they impact the waste water process.
This position operates within the general guidelines of policy and under general supervision. The major challenge for this position are the elements that can impact the water flow.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Pursuing/completed Class D Wastewater Treatment License, ultimately targeting class A wastewater license; CDL preferred. * Salary will fluctuate based on education/experience.


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


Position:
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:
Accounting Clerk
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade N11 - $29,314.74


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, performs routine to moderately complex bookkeeping and accounting work in the procurement and maintenance of shop inventory. Performs related clerical work as required. Reports to the Materials Manager.

Maintains inventory control of the department’s parts room; updates stock item profiles as needed; adds stock to inventory and determines surplus stock; maintains consumable item inventory.

Prepares and maintains accurate and up-to-date inventory records and reports.

Furnishes mechanics with parts from stock.

Orders automotive and heavy equipment parts and maintenance supplies as requested and to replenish inventory.

Maintains oil / fuel supply.

Maintains vendor contracts.

Reviews and processes purchase orders; processes invoices for payment.

Processes, tracks and closes work orders.

Prepares and forwards vehicle maintenance statements to individual County departments.

Maintains accounting records to assist with annual audit.

Assists in maintaining orderly and safe parts room; assists with annual fire extinguisher inspections.

Performs general clerical work as required, including but not limited to typing records, reports and correspondence; establishing and maintaining filing systems; copying and filing documents; distributing mail; entering computer data; answering the telephone; communicating with field personnel via two-way radio, etc.

Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various documents, including invoices, work orders, quotes, packing slips, parts request sheets, billing statements, etc.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, equipment manuals, computer manuals, parts / equipment catalogs, safety sheets, etc.

Operates a variety of office equipment, including a computer, printer, adding machine, two-way radio, telephone, copier, fax machine, engraver, etc.
Uses computer and clerical supplies, small hand tools, first-aid supplies, janitorial supplies.

Interacts and communicates with the immediate supervisor, other department supervisors and personnel, other County employees, vendors, service providers, and the general public.

Assists co-workers and other division personnel with clerical work as necessary.

Performs other related duties as required.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of experience in purchasing and/or inventory control, 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 possess a valid S.C. driver's license.


Send your application for Accounting Clerk 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:
Grade 12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance of county recycling drop-off sites and processing center. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Foreman.

Performs various tasks involved in the maintenance of County recycling drop-off sites and recycling center.

Operates baler, skid steer, forklift, front-end loader, trucks, trailers, and other heavy equipment to stack, bale and haul recyclable materials; operates mowers.

Transports equipment and materials to and from various sites.


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 months of experience in public works 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 driver’s license.


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 I - Roads and Bridges
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 12 - $31,039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under regular supervision, operates light construction equipment in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman.

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 light construction equipment, such as a backhoe and tandem truck, to help rebuild roads, cut roads and driveways, install drainage pipe, patch asphalt, haul/spread materials.

Cleans out drainage ditches and drains.

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.

Performs 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:
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

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


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


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


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, bush hogs, tractors, etc.; operates a jet vac and other power equipment.

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.

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.


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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience in public works construction and maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.

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

Tasks involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds).


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:
Light Truck Driver
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
Grade 10 - $27,588.00 - $31,726.20


JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, drives and operates light trucks and trailers in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Public Works Field Supervisor.
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.

Drives and operates light trucks and trailers to transport materials and equipment to various job sites.

Spreads sand, clay, sand, etc., in the construction or repair of roads and driveways.

Installs and repairs driveway pipe.

Cleans ditches and catch basins.

Inspects and maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

Prepares routine forms and records as required.

Responds to after-hours emergencies as required.

ttends staff and safety meetings.

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

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

Operates a 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.


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:

No CDL Required

CDL Assistance available.

Must obtain CDL license within 6 months of hire date.

Physical Requirements: Tasks involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds).

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes using specialized machinery; to operate heavy trucks.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, control knobs, buttons, switches, catches, tools, etc. Must have significant levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.


Send your application for Light Truck Driver 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:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47


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:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81


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

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

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

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


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


Position:
Evidence Custodian
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
05/21/2021
Salary:
Grade N12 - $31, 039.01


JOB SUMMARY:

Under occasional supervision, receives, stores, maintains and disposes of evidence or other items housed in the evidence property room, and processes and maintains law enforcement records and reports and performs other clerical work in support of efficient and effective division operations. Reports to the Forensics Lieutenant.
The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned.
Receives, records, packages and maintains all evidence and property seized by the Agency. Transfers evidence as needed. Returns or destroys evidence according to procedure.
Answers routine telephone inquiries regarding the status of evidence. Maintains accurate and complete evidence inventory records. Calculates, collects, receipts and records various fees due; balances daily receipts
Conducts warrant checks on citizens as necessary.
Answers the telephone; screens callers; provides information as requested or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as necessary.
Receives and responds to inquiries and requests for assistance from department employees and the public.
Performs other routine clerical work, including but not limited to processing mail, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, etc.
The key challenge to this position is volume and accuracy. There is strict protocol on how evidence must be handled and stored, and the record keeping required to document. Any short-comings could change the outcome of a trial.

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

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of general clerical or data processing experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be able to type with speed and accuracy.

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


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


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