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COUNTY OF LEXINGTON - EXTERNAL HUMAN RESOURCES BULLETIN

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the County of Lexington encourages minorities, women and members of other legally protected classes to apply.

NOTE: Lexington County is accepting applications for the following employment and volunteer opportunies. To be considered for any of these positions you must submit a completed Lexington County application form.

*Volunteer opportunities are different from positions in which candidates are hired as employees.

Date of Bulletin: 05/27/2018


Position Title: Correctional Officer
Grade: 109
Position #: 150012
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $36,891
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - At least age 21; High School Diploma or GED; relevant experience is helpful.
Description:
  Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section)

Contact our: HR Department at (803) 785-8225; Sheriff’s Department Recruiter Sergeant Dan Rusinyak at (803) 785-JOIN(5646) or drusinyak@lcsd.sc.gov

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: School Crossing Guard PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 150013
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.48 Hourly
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Minimum Qualification - Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a social security number and transportation.
Description:
  School Crossing Guards and substitutes needed for Lexington County Schools. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a social security number. Must have transportation to school crossing. (Part time position only)
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Deputy Patrol
Grade: 110
Position #: 150014
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $39,474
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma / GED.
  Minimum Qualification - One of the following: certified LE Class I (SC CJA); Bachelor's Degree or higher; certified LE Officer from another state or have MP experience.
Description:
  Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section)

Contact our: HR Department at (803) 785-8225; Sheriff’s Department Recruiter Sergeant Dan Rusinyak at (803) 785-JOIN(5646) or drusinyak@lcsd.sc.gov

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 112
Position #: 150015
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $45,193
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Six months to one year of advanced training beyond high school equivalency, with one to three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, ITLS, AMLS, CPR and BLS Certifications.
Description:
  Provides appropriate patient care while en route to the hospital in a manner that involves safely and efficiently managing the scene, assessing, applying and providing necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons. Transporting patients to a medical facility in a manner that prevents additional harm to the patient, crew or the public while providing high quality advanced life support. Maintains equipment and ensures proper working order. Operates EMS vehicles while maintaining safety standards. Coordinates action and safety of allied personnel, bystanders and patients.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Emergency Medical Technician
Grade: 110
Position #: 170030
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $39,474
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Applicant must be a SC or National Registry Basic or must have successfully completed all testing requirements and have a valid CPR certification prior to employment.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division of Public Safety. Qualified candidate will provide pre-hospital care by treating patient based on assessment. Monitor BLS patient while in route to hospital and drive emergency response unit in emergency and non-emergency situations for an ALS patient. Provide mental and physical support to patient. Assist crew chief as needed.

Candidate must exercise tact, courtesy, and firmness in dealing with the patient and with the public. Must exercise independent judgment in evaluating and testing victims and in applying short-term relief.

Multiple positions available.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I- Multiple Positions
Grade: 105
Position #: 002368
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $28,144
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - HS Diploma supplemented by training in heavy equipment operation and maintenance and 9-12 months experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment. Must posses a valid SC CDL driver's license.
  Minimum Qualification - Operation of heavy motorized equipment; Performing maintenance on heavy motorized equipment; listening to directions and employing safety procedures.

Education:
HS Diploma supplemented by training in heavy equipment operation and maintenance and 9-12 months experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment. Must posses a valid SC CDL driver's license.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in operating and maintaining motorized heavy equipment in the Transportation Division of PW. Operates various heavy equipment such as paver, roller, motor grader, backhoe, bush hog, AMZ, fuel truck, dump truck, and scrapers in the field of paving, drainage, grading, construction and maintenance of all County roads and parking lots.
Drives various trucks and hauls material and equipment. Uses tamps, chainsaw, pole saws, concrete mixers and additional small equipment. Reports to assigned Supervisor.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Litter Collector (Part Time)
Grade: 101
Position #: 002166
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.32
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent with no experience required.
  Minimum Qualification - see below
Description:
  Walk along roadside picking up litter and trash; load/unload trash and other materials for proper disposal; operate equipment to include: forklift, tommy lift gates, waste compactors and tow trailers; process daily work sheets as required and adhere to all County and department safety regulations.
Assist with special events; separate recycling materials from trash; work outside in all weather conditions.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit
Grade: 108
Position #: 020202
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $32,754 - $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be able to obtain a South Carolina Class E Driver's License or CDL with proper endorsements.
Description:
  Important: This posting is for an October 2018 Recruit Class.

Under general supervision responds to fire and emergency calls. Provides a wide variety of duties related to fire suppression in order to ensure public safety and welfare. Exercises judgement and safety in all fire and rescue related activities. Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following: Departmental Physical Agility Test, Ergometrics "FireTeam" entry level testing for teamwork, human relations, mechanical aptitude, reading ability, and basic math skills. An oral interview board. The departmental 18 week Recruit Firefighter Program consisting of the following courses: NFPA Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials, Auto Extrication, NFPA Firefighter II, Rescuing the Rescuer/Rapid Intervention Crew, Emergency Medical First Responder (National Registry Required).
Application Deadline: 07/01/2018


Position Title: Part-Time Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 002090
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.33 Hourly
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - none required.
Description:
  Multiple Vacancies.
Job Purpose:
Maintains effective operations of the facility. Maintains the on-site collection and recycling center operations. Opens and closes the facility. Greets and educates center visitors on the Cuts the grass and cleans minor spills as needed.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Meets and greets all users; provides appropriate information and direction as necessary; operates waste compactors efficiently to maximize tonnage; calls in containers for disposal; cleans equipment, grounds, building and surrounding areas; assists waste haulers with containers; and assists citizens as needed
Counts and records the number of vehicles entering the facility per hour; prepares and generate waste containers call log, recyclables call log; supply orders; equipment repair orders; and personal time sheets
Greets the public and provides appropriate information and direction regarding solid waste disposal and recycling; resolves disputes with citizens; and maintains tact, courtesy and discretion when dealing with the general public and/or outside contract vendors
Cleans behind compactor blades; cleans used oil tank; attend safety and/or training meetings; works at various collection and recycling centers as needed; adheres to all safety standards; provides timely feedback to supervisor

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.
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Job Specifications and Qualifications:

Knowledge:
Basic mathematics;
Methods, procedures and policies in the Collection Center Division of the Solid Waste Management Department;
Methods, procedures and policies in the Collection Center Division of the Solid Waste Management Department;
Operation of heavy machinery.

Skills:
Basic yard maintenance;
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact;
Customer service;
Organization and time-management practices to accomplish tasks in a timely manner;
Detailed oriented;
Multi-tasking such as handling multiple customers at one time.

Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting, moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2018


Position Title: Firefighter
Grade: 108
Position #: 010101
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $34,478-$36,201.90 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be able to obtain a South Carolina Class E Driver's License or CDL with proper endorsements.
Description:
  Important: This posting is for an August 2018 Indoc Recruit Class. If you are not certified but wish to apply, please apply for firefighter recruit.

Experienced Firefighter Candidates must possess the following certifications prior to applying:
IFSAC or Pro-Board Firefighter II certification.
Current First Aid and CPR, and AED certification.
Qualified applicants will be required to successfully complete the following prior to hire: Department Physical Agility Test. Ergometrics "FIRETeam" written testing for teamwork, human relations, mechanical aptitude, reading ability, and basic math skills. An oral interview board. Completion of a 4 Week Departmental Indoctrination Training Program.

Under general supervision responds to fire and emergency calls. Provides a wide variety of duties related to fire suppression in order to ensure public safety and welfare. Exercises judgement and safety in all fire and rescue related activities. Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Salary will be based on experience.
Application Deadline: 06/17/2018


Position Title: Part Time Recycling Collector
Grade: 104
Position #: 134300
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.64
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - ? High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Licensing and Certifications:
None Required
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Operates County vehicle, tows various sized trailers full of recyclable materials to and from the Collection Centers to the landfill or designated recycling processing facilities; exchanges, connects, disconnects and positions trailers. Loads and unloads plastic roll carts filled with recyclable materials. Operates heavy machinery. Uses discretion dealing with the public and adheres to all county and department safety regulations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Gathers, sorts, separates and processes all recyclable materials from the Collection Centers and other County departments as requested. Organizes stacks and loads electronic waste and mattress trailers to maximize loads. Processes aluminum cans through can crusher; delivers supplies to the Collection Centers; delivers materials to designated facilities for processing. Operates equipment to include flatbed trucks; forklifts; oil filter crushers; tommy lift gates; waste compactors; and tow trailers.
Reviews previous days calls from the Collection Centers on the recycling pull request sheet. Completes recycling trip sheet, equipment inspection forms and assigns daily activity. Maintains supply inventory, repairs and change trailer tires and reports equipment repairs to supervisor. Picks-up and files Collection Centers monthly vehicle count sheets, waste management call sheets, recycling pull request sheet and CMC's scrap metal pull requests. Reports when e-waste, mattress, textile and aluminum trailers need to be exchanged. Prepares time sheet and time card.
Assists with special events. Picks-up recyclable materials from SWM administration office, Records Management and County administration office.
Inspects Collection Centers for unauthorized items and removes this accordingly. Educates citizens on proper disposal of waste and recyclable materials.
Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting, moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.
Application Deadline: 06/05/2018


Position Title: Library Assistant II - PT
Grade: 105
Position #: Multiple
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $13.54
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Additional Job Requirements: Requires standing for long periods of time and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work morning, afternoon, night, and weekend hours. Average 20 hours per week.
Description:
  Library - Medium Branch
•Greets and assists customers who enter and/or call the library. Responsible for all aspects of circulation duties at a medium branch library. Provides customer service concerning accounts. Explains policies and procedures regarding holds, overdues, and fines and fees and in reference to customer inquiry as to the status of their account. Performs circulation duties including checking materials in and out, renewing materials, registering customers for library cards, updating customer records, assessing damages to library materials, collecting money for fines and fees, and placing materials on hold as requested. Collects and keeps accurate records of fines, fees, and copier revenue and may prepare and make deposits. Assesses damaged materials and charges accounts. Uses judgement in deciding if justification for waiving fines/fees.
•Provides one-on-one assistance and instruction regarding library resources and services. Instructs customers in usage of library technology, such as the library catalog, databases, eReader/accessing downloadable titles, and copiers/scanners. Teaches customers to access the internet, use Microsoft software, create job applications and resumes, and utilize their online account including renewing materials and placing items on hold. Refers patrons to other resources when applicable. Troubleshoots computer, eReader, and Wi-Fi access issues. Responsible for explaining the Dewey Decimal System, library layout and location of collections to customers and volunteers. May instruct and delegate duties to volunteers.
•Provides basic reference services to customers of all ages. Establishes an effective dialogue to discern customer requests then recommends pertinent resources based on the customers’ needs and parameters. Assists the public in identifying and using both print and online resources, including databases and eBooks.
•Maintains the library’s collections. Runs reports to organize and maintain the collections and to resolve issues of lost items, hold requests, and low circulation. Assists in the collection development process making recommendations of materials to be added to the collection. Assesses physical quality of materials and may perform general book repair. Sorts and organizes materials to prepare for shelving. Assesses collections’ order and potential space limitations and shifts materials as needed. Empties book drop as assigned and checks in materials. Sorts items for shelving and routing. Processes periodical subscriptions. Applies labels and shelf locations to all new materials.
•Promotes library services and programs. Refers customers to programs and print and online calendars and schedules. Explains meeting and study room policies and makes reservations for customers. Discerns patron interests and needs and is able to guide them to materials, programs, and services that meet their expectations. Conducts group tours and educates customers concerning a variety of library resources and services. Creates and maintains book displays that promote library materials, programs, and services.
•Performs a variety of functions daily to keep the library operational. Assists in opening and closing procedures. May change outdoor signage. Assists in general housekeeping and straightening of public areas both inside and out. Assists with set up and break down of meeting rooms and programs. May process returned materials after hours and on Holidays in order to keep workflow up to date. Works in other library departments as needed.

Preferred Experience:
Associate's Degree with 1-3 years of experience in a library or customer service environment.
Application Deadline: 06/01/2018


Position Title: Tax Clerk I
Grade: 104
Position #: 079700
Department: TREASURER
Salary Range: $12.65
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma.
  Minimum Qualification - Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with delinquent tax payers and general public.
Description:
  Performs a variety of standardized clerical an public contact work associated with the Treasurer/Delinquent Tax Office. Responsible for considerable data entry work in recording tax payments and other data in computerized files. Will be required to operate a computer based cash register.

Preferred Experience: Cash handling. Nine to twelve months in collections, preferably in a tax related field.
Application Deadline: 05/30/2018


For more information call (803) 785-8225
or apply at:

SC-WORKS
671 Main Street
South Congaree, SC 29170
(4 miles South of the Airport on Edmund Highway)

Phone: (803) 359-6131
Fax: (803) 356-5839

Or
South Carolina Dept. Of Employment and Workforce

(online access to apply online available at office)
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
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