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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: 02/22/2019


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 112
Position #: 00123
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $47,193
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 6 months to 1 year of advanced training beyond high school equivalency, with 1 to 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform job duties.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Provide appropriate patient care while on scene and 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.

Preferred Experience: Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, and BLS Certifications.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2019


Position Title: EMT
Grade: 110
Position #: 01234
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $39,474
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED. 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.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the 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 the 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 treating victims and in applying short-term relief.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2019


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I
Grade: 105
Position #: 236800
Department: PUBLIC WORKS/ADMINISTRATION
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.
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: 12/31/2019


Position Title: Part Time Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 001932
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.33
   
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:
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.

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.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

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: 06/30/2019


Position Title: Part-Time Litter Collector
Grade: 101
Position #: 002167
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 10.33
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A.
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: 06/30/2019


Position Title: 911 Call Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 11012019
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $12.56/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must be 18 years of age, High School Diploma or GED, previous experience is helpful.
  Minimum Qualification - High School Diploma or GED
Description:
  Receives and processes emergency calls for services from citizens. Dispatches emergency serves. Coordinates additional resources for emergency calls. Provides emergency medical instruction for all Emergency Medical Service calls. Operates the National Crime Information Center computer to support law enforcement operations. Utilizes CAD to ensure accurate and timely dispatch of emergency services. Monitors status of all responding agencies. Answers calls for service for other county agencies after hours. Receives and/or reviews emergency and non-emergency calls for service, requests for National Crime Information Center information, QA sheets, patient condition information and radio transmissions. Prepares and/or generates CAD call cards, National Crime Information Center entries. Refers to and follows EMD protocols. 911 Call-Taker position operates on 12 hour shifts, with rotating days and nights.

The pre-employment selection process at the department consists of the following:
Criminal record review, psychological screening, initial interview, background investigation, pre-employment drug test, and any other requirement determined necessary.

You will be contacted upon the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will given a date and time to attend applicant testing. The entire hiring process could take as long as 8 weeks. You can check your application status on the Lexington County Human Resources website. Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2019


Position Title: Volunteer Firefighter
Grade: N/A
Position #: 111234
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $10-$15 per call (DOQ)
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  ** Salary is Depending on Qualifications **

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 good judgment and safety in all rescue related activities. Must be able to work under stressful, high risk conditions. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED and a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Applicants will be required to complete the following: Departmental Physical Agility Test, reading ability and basic math skills, Lexington County Physical and drug test. Applicant must agree to complete all training required by the Lexington County Fire Service Training Division after acceptance. Volunteer applications are accepted year round.

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 803-785-8287.
Application Deadline: 03/31/2019


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 1860000
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $15.50/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED; Valid SC CDL Driver's License.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Performs skilled/semi-skilled work in the Landfill/Transfer Station Division of the Solid Waste Management Department. Work involves operating heavy equipment and performing maintenance at the landfill and transfer station. Work includes operation of heavy equipment to move and place earth, maintain landfill slopes and silt basins, grass seeding, and mowing. Attend safety and training meetings.

Cleans and maintains equipment and facilities. Operates grader, backhoe, dump truck, off road dump truck, tractor with bush hog, skid steer and other pieces of equipment. Complete daily paperwork.

Preferred Experience:
Heavy Equipment training in operation and maintenance; one year experience with operating heavy motorized equipment preferably at a landfill or transfer station.
Application Deadline: 03/20/2019


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 104
Position #: 010170
Department: ASSESSOR
Salary Range: $26,303
   
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 - N/A
Description:
  Assist taxpayers & general public with questions & concerns including processing legal residence & agricultural applications, register new and used mobile homes, issue moving permits.
Corresponds with all municipalities, taxpayers, and property attorney offices with deadlines for closings, permit information for deeds and legal residency.
Maintains County records concerning the taxation of mobile homes. Data entry of registrations, transfers, moving permits, legal residence application, address changes, name transfers, tax map numbers, school districts, etc. Processes property correction form for current or delinquent taxes if changes are necessary to tax statements due to ownership, valuation, or assessment ratio. Prepare Legal Residence and/or Agricultural applications, Appeal forms, Combine forms, address changes, and rollback taxes.
Interacts and communicates with other departments internally and externally such as Mobile Homes, Probate, Mapping, Register of Deeds, Auditor, Treasurer and other county government offices.
Provide values and calculates tax estimates for general public, real estate agents, mortgage companies, banks, attorneys, fee appraisers, title searchers and various other County employees when requested.
Balances monies collected on a weekly basis and turns in to the Treasurer's Department. Maintains reports regarding registrations, transfers and moving permits. Prepares Monthly Registration report for Mobile Home Specialist.
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a negligible amount of force frequently, and/or or constantly having to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work, involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Application Deadline: 03/01/2019


Position Title: PC Lan Specialist I
Grade: 109
Position #: 014770
Department: INFORMATION SERVICES
Salary Range: $17.74/ hr (DOQ)
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's degree, with under and including 1 year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Installs, updates and configures PC’s, printers, peripherals and software packages for departmental employees.
Troubleshoots hardware, peripherals and equipment to identify and resolve issues. Supports network printing and responds to email concerns. Performs necessary tests and diagnostics to insure that installations, routine repairs and upgrades are completed properly. Responds to trouble calls for the routine diagnosis and repair of networked desktop personal computers, software and peripherals.
Assists with network administration and support for local and remote connections.
Provides support for mobile wireless devices and tablets.
Creates, prioritizes and assigns work orders to fellow technicians; tracks work progress. Provides documentation of workflow and troubleshooting techniques.
Sets budgetary standards for all new printers and scanners.
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.
Application Deadline: 03/01/2019


Position Title: DPA/Grants Assistant
Grade: 109
Position #: 1658000
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $36,891
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - • Associates degree, with at least one year of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Working within the County of Lexington's Community Development Department and under limited supervision, the DPA/Grants Programs Assistant facilitates all Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) annual Down Payment Assistant activities. Work involves working with applicants to ensure eligibility and compliance of activities in accordance with Federal regulations. Provides administrative support for all members of the Community Development Grants Team to ensure accurate and compliance of applicable Federal, State, and County regulations; assists in developing and monitoring program budgets and making recommendations on programmatic goals.

Job Requirements:
Has thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures and policies of the Community as they pertain to the performance of assigned responsibilities. Has knowledge of the laws, ordinances, codes, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Is able to plan detailed and complex activities and implement same. Is able to regularly communicate programs activities to supervisors other appropriate persons in order to accomplish goals and complete projects. Is able to work under stressful conditions related to balancing multiple projects within the constraints of time available, personnel capabilities, financial resources, and political considerations. Is able to maintain effective relationships with all constituent groups, and is able to react professionally at all times. Is able to make sound, educated decisions and to apply appropriate managerial concepts and principles. Is able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Is able to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency. Is able to read and interpret complex materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job and is able to assemble and analyze information and make written reports and records in a concise, clear and effective manner. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department and a thorough knowledge of proper English usage, vocabulary, spelling and basic mathematics. Has thorough knowledge of modem office practices and technology. Has knowledge of and skill in the use of computers for data collection, retrieval and analysis as well as word­ processing, computer-aided mapping/drafting, and records management.

Requires the ability to legally and safely operate a county-owned vehicle throughout the county and the state. Must meet all County of Lexington policies as relates to the operation of a county vehicle.
Requires attendance of meetings or events outside of normal working hours;
Requires limited travel and overnight attendance at various conferences, training programs, meetings and events both inside and outside the State of South Carolina (in some cases air travel will be required).
Application Deadline: 02/27/2019


Position Title: Residential Building Inspector
Grade: 109
Position #: 1043000
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.74/ hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Experience in residential building and/or electrical knowledge.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Applicant must have construction related experience and/or knowledge in residential building and electrical fields. Certification can be obtained within 1 year of hire date. Day to day activities involve reading blueprints, inspecting residential structures for code compliance, and writing notices of corrections to the owner/builder.

Additional job requirements: Use of permitting software, personal protective equipment, county issued vehicle, ladders, small hand held tools and flashlights.
Application Deadline: 02/27/2019


Position Title: Housing Programs Coordinator
Grade: 111
Position #: 016590
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $20.31 / hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree. See description above.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Working within the County of Lexington's Community Development Department and under limited supervision, the Housing Programs Coordinator manages and facilitates all Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) annual grant activities, including preparation, administration, and reporting to granting agencies. Work involves administering and monitoring program Housing Rehabilitation activities in accordance with Federal regulations; conducting public hearings, community meetings and various program presentations; managing construction projects and other grant(s) funded activities in accordance with Federal, State, and County regulations; developing and monitoring project budgets; monitoring updates to regulations; making recommendations on programmatic goals; and supervising division personnel. Reports to the Grants Administrator.

Additional Job Requirements:

Has thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures and policies of the Community as they pertain to the performance of duties of the Community Development Housing Programs Coordinator. Has knowledge of the laws, ordinances, codes, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Is able to plan detailed and complex programs and activities and implement same. Is able to apply basic knowledge of economics, land development, finance and sociology in the planning process. Has appropriate and necessary knowledge of building construction and engineering. Is able to assimilate both technical and theoretical concepts from many diverse disciplines and apply the knowledge in creative and intuitive ways to solve unique problems. Is able to communicate team activities to supervisors and other appropriate persons in order to accomplish goals and complete projects. Is able to work under stressful conditions related to balancing multiple projects within the constraints of time available, personnel capabilities, financial resources, and political considerations. Is able to maintain effective relationships with all constituent groups through contact and cooperation. Is able to react professionally at all times, dealing with sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy and to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations. Is able to make effective presentations and speeches. Is able to make sound, educated decisions. Is able to apply managerial concepts and principles. Is able to offer instruction and advice to subordinates regarding departmental policies, methods and regulations. Is able to offer training and assistance to co-workers and employees of other departments as required. Is able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Is able to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency. Is able to read and interpret complex materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job. Is able to assemble and analyze information and make written reports and records in a concise, clear and effective manner. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department. Has thorough knowledge of proper English usage, vocabulary, spelling and basic mathematics. Is able to compile, organize and utilize various financial information necessary in the preparation of the department budget, and knows how to prepare and monitor the budget. Has knowledge of alternative funding sources. Has thorough knowledge of modem office practices and technology.

Has knowledge of and skill in the use of computers for data collection, retrieval and analysis as well as word­ processing, computer-aided mapping/drafting, and records management.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, public administration, or related field, supplemented by a significant, measurable and demonstrable history of responsible experience working with Federal Housing and Urban Development grants, and/or in public sector accounting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Application Deadline: 02/27/2019


Position Title: County Engineer
Grade: 216
Position #: 016000
Department: PUBLIC WORKS/ADMINISTRATION
Salary Range: $72,967
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering supplemented by five or six years of progressively responsible experience in public works engineering and operations; or an equivalent combination.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Under supervision and direction of the Director of Public Works, performs directing, supervising, operating and administrating duties as assigned within the various divisions of the PW Department including Engineering, Stormwater, Transportation, and Vector Control. Oversees design and construction of roadway, drainage, and development of C-Fund, In-House, and other projects for Lexington County.

Receives and investigates complaints from citizens, directs work orders for corrective actions. Prepares specification for procurement and/or acquisition of goods and services under supervision of PW Director.

Preferred Experience:
Must posses state certification as a Professional Engineer. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.
Application Deadline: 02/22/2019


Position Title: Engineering Associate II
Grade: 112
Position #: 002190
Department: PW/STORMWATER
Salary Range: $45,193.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent training with 5 years experience. Certified Erosion Prevention Sediment Control Inspector. Certified Asphalt Roadway Technician. Certified Earthwork and Base Course Technician
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Acts as Lead Inspector for residential, commercial, and new county construction projects to ensure compliance of Federal, State and Local regulations. Coordinates with other staff to perform inspections for sediment and erosion control practices, subgrade, curb, base course and asphalt installation. Verifies quantities and unit cost for residential bond estimates. Conducts field investigations on citizen complaints.

Must have a valid SC Driver's License. Must be or become a Certified Plan Reviewer by SC DHEC.

Preferred Experience: Three years experience in road and storm drainage construction, civil engineering design, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Application Deadline: 02/22/2019


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