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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: 07/03/2015


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 12
Position #: 150003
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: Starting$40,218 Paramedic to $42,076 Crew Chief Paramedic
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Technical College Diploma.
  Minimum Qualification - 1 to 2 years experience in work related to emergency medical service; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Description:
  The Paramedic performs skilled and technical work in the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Public Safety Department. Supervises and directs EMT personnel in basic life support care and performs advanced life support care to the sick and injured. Ensures the safety of crew, support personnel, bystanders and the patient.
The Paramedic's work involves operating an approved ALS Unit, rescuing victims and administering appropriate emergency medical care to patients while en route to hospital. Work involves efficiently managing the scene, assessing, applying, and providing necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical facility.
The position requires graduation from a technical college and 1 to 2 years experience in work related to emergency medical service; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
A degree or certification in EMT/Paramedic studies with State registry, National registry, or both along with certification in ACLS, and CPR are required. Valid South Carolina driver's license is required.
The salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: School Crossing Guard
Grade: PT
Position #: 150005
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.18 Per Hr.
   
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: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Patrol Deputy
Grade: 10
Position #: 150001
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $36,501
   
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 Recruiter at (803) 785-8158; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Correctional Officer
Grade: 9
Position #: 150004
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $34,642
   
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 Recruiter at (803) 785-8158; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: 911-Telecomm Operator/Call-Taker
Grade: 6
Position #: 150010
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $29,066
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Please see description on 911-TCO/Call-Taker application.
Description:
  Please print and complete the 911-Telecommunications Operator/Call-Taker application for employment located at the Human Resources section of our website.

Please call (803)785-8158 HR Recruitment or (803)785-2366 Communications for assistance.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Deputy Coroner
Grade: 11
Position #: 1500011
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: Starting $38,359 to $41,428 DOE
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma, GED or an equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be a US citizen and at least 21 years of age. Two years of Death Investigations, Law Enforcement experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Description:
  Lexington County Coroner’s Office seeks a candidate that will under occasional supervision, respond to death scenes according to varying daytime/night time work schedules and in potentially adverse weather conditions and conduct death investigations that result from criminal violence, suicide, mechanical, environmental or industrial accidents, deaths in correctional facilities, sudden deaths unattended by a physician, deaths occurring as a complication of therapeutic procedures, and any deaths that occur in an unnatural or suspicious manner. The selected candidate will be responsible for writing reports, obtaining medical records or other hospital specimens pertaining to the death investigation, and performing follow-up investigations on behalf of Lexington County Coroner’s Office as requested. Additional responsibilities include interviewing witnesses to obtain information, observing the death scene and preparing detailed descriptions, examining and taking possession of bodies, and supervising their transport to the morgue. The candidate will identify and establish evidentiary value of items and determine which items are to be taken into evidence; document evidence and direct its removal, while safeguarding its quality; establish and maintain chain of custody of evidence; obtain or coordinate positive identification through visual recognition, x-ray, dental records, descriptive evidence, and fingerprint records. He/she will identify immediate life threatening conditions and take/coordinate action to remove hazards. He/she will testify in court and provide information to family and authorized others as to cause of death, manner and circumstances as determined, thus providing counseling, understanding, and education. The candidate will obtain and document information for the death certificates and issue Cremation Permits. The candidate should be comfortable with basic typing/computer skills and photography. The candidate will participate in public relations efforts as necessary to maintain a cooperative and positive relationship between the Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the community.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, smell, and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move decedents without assistance or obese decedents with assistance on level surface, up or down stairs, or over rough ground. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, correct color perception, and adequate peripheral vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently exposed to varying indoor ambient conditions and weather extremes while on the scene of a death. The employee is also exposed to toxic or caustic substances, bio-hazards, moving mechanical equipment, road traffic, x-rays, lakes, rivers, and high precarious places. Noise levels from quiet to loud may occur as well. The employee may be subject to extended periods without sleep while on rotational call. The employee will be exposed to violent and dysfunctional environments. The employee may work around people under duress and may be subject to verbal and physical confrontations.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.


Forty hours per week; including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and subject to emergency call out 24 hrs/7 days a week.SPECIAL NOTE: Possession of South Carolina Law Enforcement Certification (Class 1 or 3) preferred.
Possession of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) registry level certification preferred or willingness to seek to seek ABMDI registry level certification during the first year of employment.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Part Time Collection & Recycling Center Attendant
Grade: PT
Position #: 1500012
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $7.67 Per Hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - 3 to 6 months experience in manual labor involving heavy lifting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Description:
  A great opportunity for part-time employment:
The Part-Time Collection & Recycling Center Attendant position requires: good customer service skills and a positive attitude, prolonged standing/or sitting, light lifting, cleaning and yard maintenance.
The Attendant must: possess a valid South Carolina Drivers License; BE ABLE TO WORK OUTSIDE IN ALL WEATHER; work weekends; work primarily between Edmund, Gilbert-Leesville, and other sites as needed; lift at least 40 pounds; be able to operate simple mechanical equipment and to use appropriate printed forms to maintain written records.
Successful applicant must be available to work during normal collection station hours of operation: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Requires dependable transportation and a working telephone number to facilitate communication with the site coordinator.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Public Information Officer
Grade: 15
Position #: 1500018
Department: COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
Salary Range: $45,794 DOE
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, media relations or a closely related field.
  Minimum Qualification - Five years work experience in print, broadcast journalism, media or public information dissemination. Operates general office equipment, audio/visual equipment, or other equipment to complete essential functions.
Description:
  The Public Information Officer is responsible for assisting in the dissemination of County data, information and news in an effort to keep the County's citizens and interested parties informed of County related activities. At the direction of County Administration, the Public Information Officer shall draft news releases, develop promotional materials and whenever appropriate serve as a spokesperson on issues affecting County operations. This position may be required to work at any time during the day or night in situations where emergencies warrant media relations or control. This position reports to and works under the supervision of the County Administrator. The position regularly interacts with County employees, County. Council, elected officials, representatives of the print, radio and television media as well as civic and school groups, industrial representatives, and the general public. This position may be assigned special projects and other responsibilities as required.

Essential Functions
Consults with County Administrator or other officials to review activities, resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations: provides speech topics as needed.

Serves as primary contact, in conjunction with the County Administrator, providing information to the public regarding County government.

Serves as official media contact person for the County.

Coordinates media relations in emergency response situations. Attends meetings to gather information for future use: attends various meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed.

Monitors local, state, and national newspapers, television/radio broadcasts, and other sources for information pertinent to County government and advises County Administrator of news articles/issues of potential media interest.

Coordinates various County activities/events.

Coordinates projects and activities with other departments, outside agencies, or others as needed.

Develops, designs, proofreads, or coordinates publication of various documentation for County departments.

Provides news releases for publication on County web site. Assists in programming for Channel 1302.

Develops and implements budget for area of assignment.

Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, lists, budget documents, press releases, newspaper articles, newsletters, advertisements, public service announcements, and letters to editor, radio spots, web site updates, annual reports, pamphlets, flyers, presentations, videos, or other documents.

Communicates with County Administrator, County officials, employees, other departments, government agencies, community groups, the public, the media, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.

Implement and maintain the social media aspects of the County to include, but not limited to, Facebook and Twitter for the purpose of disseminating public information.
Application Deadline: 07/14/2015


Position Title: Deputy Director
Grade: 26
Position #: 0000472
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $66,238
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Master's Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited library program.
  Minimum Qualification - 6 years of progressively responsible library experience. (see job ad description)
Description:
  The Lexington County Public Library (LCPL) is seeking a dynamic and experienced manager with high level communication and interpersonal skills. LCPL has one main library, nine branches and a bookmobile and serves a population of 273,000 citizens.

Reporting to the Director, the Library Deputy Director is responsible for managing the personnel processes for the Library, including hiring and staff development for a staff of 101 FTE's. The Deputy Director supervises the Branch Librarians and is responsible for leading customer service initiatives. The Deputy Director assists the Director in Strategic Planning, including budget preparation and takes a lead role in project management and the implementation of new services. The Deputy Director is expected to represent the library and advocate services in the community and state and leads the Library System in the absence of the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:6 years of progressively responsible library experience, including personnel management in addition to working knowledge of library technologies, demonstrated skills in planning and budgeting, effective oral and written communication and public relations skills, and a strong philosophy of customer service and community engagement is preferred; or any equivalent combination of training & experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Application Deadline: 07/12/2015


Position Title: Registration and Elections Manager
Grade: 10
Position #: 001009
Department: REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS
Salary Range: $36,501
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
  Minimum Qualification - 2-3 years experience in office management, or equivalent combination of experience.
Description:
  Under limited supervision, performs supervisory and administrative work to ensure that the functions of the Registration & Elections Commission are in accordance with Title 7. Supervises department personnel assigning and reviewing work, appraising employee performance and recommending promotions. Assit Delegation Office and Board members with interpreting registration and election laws.

Assists Director and the Registration and Elections Commission with all aspects of the voter registration and election process, recommending promotions, discipline, termination and salary increases.

Preferred Experience:
Knowledge of DRE (Direct Reporting Equipment), knowledge of Election Laws and Deadlines and of Unity Election System and Ivotronic Machines.
Application Deadline: 07/08/2015


Position Title: Grant Technician
Grade: 10
Position #: 00151132
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $36,501
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field.
  Minimum Qualification - 2 years of program management experience including administration of grants, accounting, contract management, community development and economic development, or an equivalent combination of education & experience.
Description:
  The Grant Technician performs a variety of duties in the administration and implementation of the County's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) programs. The primary duties include reviewing and approving requests for payments from grant sub recipients, monitoring the progress of projects, ensuring compliance with grant terms and conditions through onsite and desk audits, monitoring the overall spending of CDBG and HOME funds, entering financial data and project data into HUD's finance management system, and ensuring timely expenditure of federal awards. The position also serves as a point of communication and information for citizens, non-profit organizations, and municipalities, and other units of local, state, and federal government agencies. Other responsibilities include ensuring adherence to HUD guidelines and regulations, reviewing and evaluating applications for eligibility, administering housing rehabilitation programs, and coordinating with economic development, community, housing and homeless programs and services. The Grant Technician provides direct assistance to eligible municipalities and non- profit agencies in applying for funding, coordinates training opportunities on the County's grant programs, and provides technical assistance to program applicants. Other duties include conducting HUD environmental assessments, preparing written contracts / agreements, maintaining project files, databases, records and reports. The Grant Technician performs research as necessary to meet reporting requirements to include the County's Annual Action Plan, 5-Year Consolidated Plan, and the annual Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Review.Prefer finance management experience in a federal, state, or local government entity through established bookkeeping and/or accounting best practices. The position reports to the CDBG Grant Administrator.
Application Deadline: 07/07/2015


Position Title: Engineering Associate I
Grade: 10
Position #: 0001822
Department: PUBLIC WORKS/ADMINISTRATION
Salary Range: $39,421
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree in civil engineering or a related field.
  Minimum Qualification - 2-3 yrs of experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. (see job ad description)
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs office and field tasks that relate to the functions of Public Works. Works indirectly w/ Engineering Staff and other departments in managing roadway database, obtaining right-of-ways, developing plans and surveying, and addressing citizen concerns. Familiar with civil engineering applications, mathematics, and office computer software such as MS Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel)Should have the ability to use planning and development guides, deed and plat research, survey equipment, Lexington County road index, GIS, and County website, etc. for Public Works projects. Prefer a working knowledge of AutoCAD 3D, Arcview 9.3, and GIS software for use in development of engineering plans. Experience using SCDOT/Lexington County standards for roadway and drainage projects.
Application Deadline: 07/03/2015


Position Title: Accountant/Analyst
Grade: 19
Position #: 1500017
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $53,228-$61,212 DOE
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree in Acct/Bus Adm, or a related field.
  Minimum Qualification - 1-2 years of experience in general accounting;governmental acct exp is preferred;or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Description:
  Under occasional supervision, performs complex fiscal control and accounting work. Develops and monitors budgets, forecasts and monitors revenues, reviews accounting charges (payroll and operating), and develops long-range financial plans. Assists in managing/supervising day-to-day functions of the Finance Division of the Lexington County Sheriff's Department.

Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section)

Contact our: HR Recruiter at (803) 785-8158; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.
Application Deadline: 07/03/2015


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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