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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: 01/16/2018


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: 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 Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; 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: 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 Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; 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: 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: 03/30/2018


Position Title: Deputy (Warrant Division)
Grade: 110
Position #: 022500
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $17.66-$20.31 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement office for the state of South Carolina.
Description:
  Serves warrants, subpoenas, and civil papers, and performs general law enforcement duties as assigned. Performs evictions and repossessions. Detains and transports prisoners to and from designated locations. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.

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: 03/30/2018


Position Title: School Resource Officer
Grade: 111
Position #: 001231
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $18.89-$21.72 Hourly DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 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. Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.
  Minimum Qualification - High school diploma or equivalent. Previous training and assignment as a School Resource Officer is preferred, but not necessary.
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.

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: 02/05/2018


Position Title: Deputy Coroner (PT)
Grade: 110
Position #: 006590
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $18.98
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED equivalent, supplemented by at least three years of experience or training in a related field. Medical training/experience is strongly recommended.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Previous experience in death investigations/medical field/law enforcement necessary. Previous experience in a medical related field is strongly recommended.
Description:
  Investigates violent, suspicious, and/or sudden/unexpected deaths for the purpose of determining the cause and manner of death. Identifies bodies and provides for safe transport of bodies to morgue. Identifies/locates/notifies next of kin. Responds to crime/death scenes; determines need to call in specialized personnel; collects evidence, provides assistance to families. Day/night/weekend work.

Additional Job Requirements:
Typing skills, computer skills, basics medical terminology, and use of correct grammar is necessary. Spelling test, computer skills test, and typing test will be given during the interview process.
Application Deadline: 01/31/2018


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 186000
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $15.50
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED; Valid SC driver's license.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Heavy Equipment training in operation and maintenance; one year experience with operating heavy motorized equipment preferably at a landfill or transfer station.
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.

Additional Job Requirements:
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 paper work.
Application Deadline: 01/26/2018


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant I
Grade: 105
Position #: 002177
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.53
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Previous custodial and/or grounds maintenance preferred. Experience in municipal, hospital or industrial custodial and/or ground experience during operational hours.
Description:
  This position will provide general custodial duties which may include but not limited to cleaning, dusting, trash removal, floor care and vacuuming. This position will also be responsible for grounds maintenance which may include but not limited to cutting grass, trimming shrubs, edging and trash removal from parking lot. This will be a part time position with a minimum of 20-25 hours weekly.

Additional Job Requirements:
A valid SC drivers license. A Sheriff's Department/County background check. Supervision of inmate labor as required. May be required to work in a jail environment.
Application Deadline: 01/24/2018


Position Title: Assistant Chief of PIER Division
Grade: 212
Position #: 018580
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $55,666
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Vocational, administrative or technical knowledge that may be obtained with 6 months/1 year of advanced study past the high school equivalency or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Associate's Degree or higher with studies in Emergency Services and at least 4 years of paramedical experience in EMS to include SC and NREMT-P certification along with BLS, PALS, and ACLS.
Description:
  Provides public education to patients and facilities that frequently use the 9-1-1 system on appropriate alternative healthcare choices. Provides public education with appropriate materials and community resources. Collects data to assess the needs of patients and community. Participates in various teams as assigned and performs other similar duties as required.

Additional Job Requirements:
Must be knowledgeable in the availability of community resources, insurance types and coverage, medical care and treatment, educational outlets, computer and relevant software and the 9-1-1 system.
Application Deadline: 01/20/2018


Position Title: Library Assistant II - PT
Grade: 105
Position #: 007060
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $13.53 Hourly
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Associate's Degree with 1-3 years of experience in a library or customer service environment.
Description:
  Batesburg-Leesville 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.

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 including Sundays.
Application Deadline: 01/19/2018


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I (Part Time)
Grade: 104
Position #: 123900
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.65 Hourly
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma; 1-2 years experience in clerical/administrative work, preferable accounting and bookkeeping and customer service. Experience in Microsoft Excel and Word programs.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience: Prefer accounting and bookkeeping and customer service. Experience in Microsoft Excel and Word programs.
Description:
  Performs a variety of standard clerical/administrative duties at the County Landfill (498 Landfill Lane) to include: performing the duties of the scale-master in their absence, weighing and checking vehicles when entering/leaving the landfill; assists with monthly invoicing, enters data for daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports; assists w/ verifying invoices, processes payments, deposits, prepares correspondence; greets customers, answers inquiries by phone and in person. Standard work hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00-3:30 and other coverage days to include holidays as required.
Application Deadline: 01/16/2018


Position Title: 911 Training Officer
Grade: 212
Position #: 014310
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $55,666
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree, with at least 5 years experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Licensing and Certifications:
E-911 State Certification (within 1 year).
NCIC Certification.
IAED Certification.
CPR-Red Cross Certification.
Basic Instructor Certification.
Supervisory Certification (if state certified only).
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Develop, implement and administer an effective training program for the Communications Division of the Emergency Communications Center.
Design and instruct field training for new employees; coordinate continuing education and career development for all Communications personnel.
Identify and research new technologies and training techniques to enhance the performance of the Communications personnel and their delivery of service.
Develop and administer a remedial training program specifically designed to correct deficiencies identified during the quality assurance process.
Serve as liaison between local, State and Federal entities and personnel that are directly connected and essential to the training requirements of Communications employees.
Conduct interviews for new employees, promotional opportunities and shift training officers.

Supplemental Functions:
Perform other similar duties as required.

Knowledge:
Public Safety Emergency Communications field.
Computer software, components and devices that support the 911 Communications Center.
Superion ONESolution Computer-Aided Dispatch.
Basic computer software and hardware.
Local, state, and federal organizational structure, operations, policies, procedures and regulations of Public Safety Communication.
Hiring practices and procedures.

Skills:
Communication of varying types of mediums.
Leading others in a professional manner.
Configuring and maintaining code tables, data standards and business processes.
Critical thinking and problem solving under pressure.
Technical writing for various manuals.
Developing lesson plans for new employees.
Public speaking.

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: 01/16/2018


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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