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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: 07/19/2018


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: School Resource Officer
Grade: 111
Position #: 012310
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $42,237
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement officer for the state of South Carolina, with a minimum of three years of experience in law enforcement.
Description:
  The School Resource Officer (SRO) enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare; performs all duties in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards of safety. The School Resource Officer provides security for assigned school, assisting in the maintenance of order and public safety and the well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors. The SRO patrols campus frequently; develops and implements a school safety plan; provides individual and group counseling for students; monitors student behavior during lunch, between classes and other times to maintain order; investigates school crimes; identifies gang activity; participates in school / extracurricular activities, as appropriate, and has other related responsibilities.

Preferred Experience:
Previous training and assignment as a School Resource Officer is preferred, but not necessary.

Application Process:
Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018


Position Title: Print/Warehouse Clerk
Grade: 105
Position #: 000865
Department: CENTRAL STORES
Salary Range: $13.53
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires high school diploma supplemented by 6-12 months of general work experience. Must be good at simple math, problem solving, and work well in a stressful situation at times.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be able to lift 20-40 pounds on a daily basis.
Description:
  Operates the County Print Shop producing materials for all County Departments and assists with mail and warehouse operations as required. Receives and reviews print requests, determines scope of work and materials necessary to complete each job.


Additional Job Requirements:
Assists with the daily mail pick ups and operation of a mail machine when required. Also works in the warehouse processing requisitions, issuing supplies and other related duties as necessary.

Preferred Experience:
Any type of technical training in printing or coping of printed material to include type settings, collating, knowledge of different types of paper, use of carbonless paper, printing of addresses on envelopes, etc.
Application Deadline: 07/27/2018


Position Title: Library Assistant I - Part Time
Grade: 103
Position #: 002019
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $11.82
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree.
  Minimum Qualification - Requires standing for long periods of time and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work a combination of morning, afternoon, and weekend hours.
Description:
  Job Description – Library Assistant I – Part Time - Cayce-West Columbia Branch.

Greets and assists customers who enter or call the library. Refers customers to other internal departments when appropriate and may provide guidance and basic instruction regarding using the online catalog, downloading materials, accessing databases, and other services. Performs circulation duties, including registering customers for library cards, updating customer accounts, accepting fines and fees, reserving and renewing materials. Utilizes databases, bibliographies, and other resources to recommend specific books and materials that the customer requests. Inspects and performs maintenance of materials. Promotes all services and programs of the 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, and collecting money for fines and fees, and placing materials on hold as requested by customer. Collects and keeps accurate records of fines, fees, and copier revenue and may prepare and make deposits.
• Greets and assists customers explaining the Dewey Decimal System and guiding customers in identifying and accessing materials and services. Explains library facility layout and location of collections. Instructs customers on accessing the internet and utilizing their online accounts, including renewing materials and placing items on holds. Troubleshoots access issues for computers, eReaders, and Wifi. May instruct and delegate duties to adult volunteers.
• 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.
• 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.
• Inventories cataloging and office supplies for the department. Submits supply needs to appropriate staff member.
• 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 1-2 years of work experience in a library or customer service setting.
Application Deadline: 07/27/2018


Position Title: Building Inspector
Grade: 109
Position #: 001043
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.74
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Must have or be able to obtain SC LLR state certification as residential building inspector within 12 months.
  Minimum Qualification - One of more years of experience as a residential inspector, or appropriate training and/or experience necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Description:
  Inspects residential building construction for compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, regulations and laws; inspects fuel/gas, mechanical and plumbing systems; inspects and interprets plans, specifications, engineering and architectural details and compiles construction reports. Interfaces with architects, engineers, builders, sub-contractors and owners. Preferred applicant will have knowledge of international building codes, construction tools and instruments, laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to specific duties/responsibilities of the position and basic construction principles and materials.

For a copy of the full job description, contact the Lexington County Building Inspection Division at 803-785-8130.
Application Deadline: 07/25/2018


Position Title: Building Inspector (Special Projects)
Grade: 109
Position #: 002097
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.74
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must have, or obtain and maintain registration as a residential, combination inspector as required by the South Carolina Department of Labor License and Registration.
  Minimum Qualification - Five years of experience as a builder, superintendent or inspector of residential construction projects.
Description:
  Note: This position is partially funded with Federal Department of Housing & Urban Development Grants. Loss of grants funding may result in changes to position, including but not limited to job description and salary, and/or the elimination of the position.

Job Description:
The Inspector will, under general supervision, provide initial inspections for residential structures under consideration for rehabilitation under the County's CDBG & HOME Grants programs; determine the extent of repair required to meet the standards of the rehabilitation program, complete a Work Write Up with cost estimate for the necessary work and make appropriate recommendation as to the feasibility of completing the rehabilitation. The Inspector will attend pre-bid conferences to address questions that may be posed by potential bidders and assist in determining the accuracy and appropriateness of bid received. Inspector will review the accuracy and appropriateness of any change orders that may be submitted by the contractor, and will make periodic status inspections and final inspection of all projects undertaken by the programs.

Additional Job Requirements:
As assigned by the County Building Official, or his designee, the inspector will inspect other building construction for compliance with applicable building codes and ordinances. This work involves inspection of residential buildings such as new construction, renovation, remodeling, fire damaged structures and mobile home set up along with reviews and plans interpretation, specifications, and engineering reports.

Preferred Experience:
Experience with Department of Housing & Urban Development Grant Rehabilitation Programs, knowledge of program requirements desired.
Application Deadline: 07/25/2018


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 104
Position #: 010010
Department: CLERK OF COURT
Salary Range: $12.65 - $13.66
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent with 2-5 years of administrative support experience.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A.
Description:
  Assists the DSS Clerk with child support enforcement to include sending out compliance letters, processing affidavits for clerk's rules/sending notification to the recipient; Scans all SCDSS documents, processes child support requests from SCDSS, responds to child support case verification for housing authorities, creates new child support cases from DSS orders, answers phone and assists public at door.

Additional Requirements:
Assists intake window as needed, process child support payments, process payments for General Sessions in CMS. Additional duties as required.

Preferred Experience:
Customer service, DSS background, paralegal experience.
Application Deadline: 07/23/2018


Position Title: IS Manager with duties as Network and Security Systems Analyst
Grade: 211
Position #: 002181
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $52,025 - $56,187
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 4 years college or equivalent work experience required. Degree in related field preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  NETWORK AND SECURITY SYSTEMS ANALYST
With limited supervision, the Network and Security Systems Analyst will provide support for day-to-day Network and Security related tasks and projects assigned to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s Information Technology Division. Responsibilities for this position will include the following:
• Work in a team environment to solve a variety of complex technology problems and develop efficient solutions to support the mission of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department
• Design and implement functional network infrastructures, physical and virtual
• Deploy, implement, configure, and maintain all network equipment such as routers, switches, Hosts, SANs, firewalls, APs, etc. consistent with security best practices and FBI CJIS
• Monitor alerts and logs for security and performance analysis
• Setup and maintain on-site and remote backups
• Maintain and troubleshoot VMware environments including a main site, DR site, and a training site
• Provide support, administration and installation upgrades of network hardware and software
• Plan and validate implementation activities prior to the installation of network hardware
• Assist in performing network assessments and security audits
• Other technology support duties as assigned
• Schedule will involve periodic work after-hours and on weekends on an on-call status
Knowledge/Skills/Experience:
• Be able to communicate and work effectively with third party vendors to resolve hardware and software issues
• Strong knowledge and experience setting up and maintaining computer networks, routers, switches, wireless access points and firewalls
• Strong knowledge and experience working with Windows Server 2008-2016, Active Directory Domain Services and Windows 7-10 operating systems
• Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and other common databases
• Knowledge of virtual server environments including Vmware 6.x and Hyper-V
• An understanding of VPN, Terminal services, and VDI
• Strong knowledge and understanding of FBI CJIS Policy preferred
• Experience with site recovery software such as Site Recovery Manager or Veeam preferred


Certifications in Networking, Server Administration, Information Security preferred.

Application Process:
Interested applicants must complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department paper application located at www.LexingtonSheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 07/23/2018


Position Title: Librarian II
Grade: 207
Position #: 001149
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $41,208
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - ALA accredited MLIS/MLS.
  Minimum Qualification - Evening and weekend work including Sundays is required. Serves as Manager on Duty as needed.
Description:
  Job Description – Librarian II – Youth Services - Cayce/West Columbia

Manages the Youth Services Department of a Large Branch Library. Plans, coordinates, and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Department. Supervises staff within work area, provides feedback concerning programs and services delivered by staff. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with schools, organizations and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees.

• Supervises staff of Youth Services department. Includes scheduling staff, instructing, planning, assigning work, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems. Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for improvement. Offers training, advice, and assistance as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Assists in the interview and training processes for other employees. Serves on internal committees and assists in establishing and implementing policies, procedures, and goals for assigned branch and for own department.
• Coordinates 1-2 year program schedule for Youth Services department. Plans, implements, and evaluates library programs for children, teens, and adults. Plans and implements workshops and training sessions, including one-on-one training for teachers, home school parents, civic groups, seniors, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of programming and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming.
• Coordinates Collection Management of department. Performs Community Analysis to determine customer’s needs and interests. Develops Collection Management Plan for assigned area, including evaluating and determining internal budgeting allocations. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed.
• Provides Professional reference services to patrons including researching and answering references questions in person, over the telephone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Provides reader's advisory services for adults. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates reference files. Creates displays to promote resources.
• Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. Assists in the maintenance of the library's website. Leads group tours of the library and represents the library to meetings of civic groups, schools, and other community organizations and events. Attends county and community meetings as appropriate.
• Participates in System Collection Development and program Committees. Maintains records and statistical data including programming, patron references, and collection data. Prepares and processes reports based on that data and provides analysis and action points. Suggests policy and procedure changes to services.
• Serves as Manager on Duty for the branch as needed. Evaluates department equipment and furnishing needs and makes recommendations to Branch Librarian. Ensures department meets performance standards. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Performs other similar duties as required.

Preferred Experience: 3 - 5 years of professional library or similar experience.
Application Deadline: 07/20/2018


Position Title: Maintenace Assistant I
Grade: 105
Position #: 021770
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.53
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - A valid SC drivers license. A Sheriff's Department/County background check. Supervision of inmate labor required. May be required to work in a jail environment.
Description:
  Maintenance Assistant I with duties at the Sheriff's Department Location. This position will provide general custodial duties which may include, will not be limited to, cleaning, dusting, trash removal, floor care and vacuuming. This position will also be responsible for grounds maintenance which may include, but will not be limited to, cutting grass, trimming shrubs, edging and trash removal from parking lots.

Preferred Experience:
Previous custodial and/or ground maintenance preferred. Experience in municipal, hospital or industrial custodial and/or ground experience during operational hours.
Application Deadline: 07/19/2018


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 104
Position #: 017010
Department: CLERK OF COURT
Salary Range: $12.65 - $13.66
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by 9-12 months of responsible administrative or clerical experience.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs routine to difficult administrative and clerical work. Computes and posts payments for Motions and Orders, balances and verifies cash drawer, balances and verifies batch total reports, analyzes payments for correct file number. Clocks various documents for Family Court, General Sessions and Common Pleas. Provides customer service at intake window.

Preferred Experience:
Cashier experience, customer service, accounting, paralegal studies.

Additional Job Requirements:
Other duties as required.
Application Deadline: 07/19/2018


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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