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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 opportunities. 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: 09/27/2016


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 Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2016


Position Title: School Crossing Guard
Grade: 101
Position #: 150013
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $10.32
   
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: 12/31/2016


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 Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2016


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: 12/31/2016


Position Title: Call-Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 170021
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $30,114
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Any combination of education, training and experience necessary to successfully complete the job.
Description:
  Receives and processes emergency calls for services from citizens. Dispatches emergency services. 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.

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
• Any other requirement determined necessary

You will be contacted upon the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will be 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.

If rejected, an applicant may reapply one year after being turned down for employment. The application is held in retention for two years from the date that it is rejected.
Application Deadline: 10/05/2016


Position Title: Library Assistant III – FT
Grade: 107
Position #: 000715
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $32,222
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor’s degree.
  Minimum Qualification - One to three years of experience in a library or educational setting.
Description:
  Provides reference, technology, and Reader’s Advisory services to customers, including researching and answering reference questions in person and by phone. Identifies appropriate resources and provides assistance to job seekers, small business owners, educators and lifelong learners. Guides and assists customers in using various resources and databases. Plans and presents programs and workshops. Markets and promotes programs and services of the library. Assists in maintaining collection, shelving and organizing materials. Assists customers in obtaining resources from other libraries. Schedule includes morning, nights and weekends. Position available at the Irmo Branch Library.
Application Deadline: 10/05/2016


Position Title: Procurement Clerk II
Grade: 107
Position #: 000752
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $32,222 - 35,444 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by one to three years of experience; or any related combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - One to three years of experience.
Description:
  Under limited supervision, performs routine to moderately complex technical accounting, procurement, and administrative duties in support of efficient and effective operations for the Finance Division of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. These duties include all procurement of goods and services, accounts payable, accounts receivable, data accumulation, revenue and expenditure forecasting, budgetary requests analysis and compilation, and budgetary monitoring and financial reporting.

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: 10/05/2016


Position Title: PC LAN Specialist II
Grade: 111
Position #: 0017052
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $42,237 - $46,461 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree, with some experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Up to one year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  Provides desktop technical support to PC's, laptops, printers, and other related peripheral devices. Installs software and hardware and maintains detailed inventory records. Provides a wide variety of customer support functions and ensures operability of hardware and software at the customer level.

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: 10/05/2016


Position Title: Building Inspector
Grade: 109
Position #: 0001892
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $36,891
   
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 twelve months.
  Minimum Qualification - One or more years 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 & 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 the 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: 10/05/2016


Position Title: Community Development Block Grants - Disaster Recovery Administrator
Grade: 209
Position #: 002070
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $46,302
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree and a valid SC driver's license.
  Minimum Qualification - One to three years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  To supervise consultants, contractors, employees, projects, processes and procedures, to include providing guidance and technical assistance on issues of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (US DHUD) compliance as it relates to Community Development Block Grants – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Programs. Prepare reports, organize meetings, conduct site visits and organize the work flow of CDBG-DR personnel, programs and processes. Includes but not limited to:

1. Supervise employees and provide technical assistance to ensure that all work procedures meet US DHUD guidelines. Recommend, coordinate and/or assist in the review and revision or development of County policy and/or procedure as it relates to CDBG-DR activity. Utilizing the designated CDBG-DR management system and other tools as necessary, maintain accurate records keeping of all activities of the CDBG-DR program so as to meet all Federal and State laws, regulations and guidelines and County of Lexington ordinances, policies and procedures, especially those pertaining to finance, procurement and human resource management.

2. Coordinate and assist in the development and submission of federally mandated reports. Develop and or produce other reporting as is required, necessary and appropriate to document CDBG-DR activity. Provide technical assistance and guidance to, and oversight of contractors and other grant subrecipients. Address program anomalies, i.e. difficult applications, new regulations and federal mandates, as well as grantees needing technical assistance. Make recommendations of potential changes to the CDBG-DR Action plan according to the successes of different aspects of the programs;

3. Make presentations to community groups, policy makers, appointed and/or elected officials, VOADs and others as it relates to CDBG-DR.

4. Provide for training of CDBG-DR personnel and contractors to ensure their current practices are in compliance with Federal and County policies.
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5. Performs other similar duties as required.

6. Other Requirements:

a.Requires the ability to safely operate a county vehicle throughout the county and the state.

For a copy of the full job description, please email your request to Katie Herrmann: kherrmann@lex-co.com

b. Requires attendance of meetings or events outside of normal working hours;

c. Requires limited travel and overnight attendance at various conferences, training programs, meetings and events both inside and outside the State of South Carolina (in many cases air travel will be required).
Application Deadline: 10/04/2016


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II
Grade: 105
Position #: 001041
Department: HUMAN RESOURCES
Salary Range: $28,144
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's degree.
  Minimum Qualification - One to two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  Able to perform various administrative duties in a confidential manner specific to Human Resources and Risk Management such as: reception, clerical duties, customer service and recordkeeping. Provides professional customer service, has organizational skills, utilizes problem solving skills and communicates effectively with employees, department heads and citizens. Main functions include processing new hires, personnel action forms and budget forms. Performs various special projects as directed by the Human Resources Director. Coordinates meetings and meeting space; prepares meeting agendas; types and copies for all background material related to items on the agenda; attends meetings; takes and transcribes minutes; distributes minutes. Prepares various correspondence and administrative functions for the department including but not limited to memorandums, letters, reports, and forms. Answers the telephone; screens callers; provides information as requested or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as necessary; greets and assists office visitors. Receives Personnel Action Forms and verifies accuracy and completeness of the data by viewing Position Management Report and Banner. Thorough understanding of payroll effective dates and corresponds via email all terminations. Performs general administrative duties as required, including typing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, proof reading, ordering supplies, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, mailings, answering the telephone, establishing and maintaining filing systems. Places and follows up on maintenance problems in the department. Conducts background checks on new hires for criminal background, faxes driver’s license checks and directs candidates to the drug testing facility depending on job requirements. Performs the background checks as requested. Assists with special projects as required. Assists with budget preparations and monitors accounts; prepares internal documents for procurement purposes. Performs duties of other clerical staff as required in their absences.
Application Deadline: 09/30/2016


Position Title: Library Clerk
Grade: 101
Position #: 0010854
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $10.32
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - At least one year of work experience in a customer service or educational setting.
Description:
  Welcomes and assists customers, refers customers to other internal departments and provides guidance and basic instruction regarding using the catalog, locating materials, downloading materials, accessing databases and other services. Prepares materials to be shelved. Shelves and maintains library materials. Shifts and displays materials as needed. Empties book drop. Assists in locating books and materials. Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds. Requires standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting. Schedule includes mornings, afternoons, nights and weekends. Position located at the Cayce-West Columbia Branch Library.
Application Deadline: 09/28/2016


Position Title: Senior Administrative Assistant
Grade: 108
Position #: 0015353
Department: PS/ADMINISTRATION
Salary Range: $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate’s degree with at least 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Notary Public and grants experience preferred.
Description:
  Assists and supports the Director of Public Safety in administrative tasks and duties.

Duties include: preparation and analysis of administrative and special project budget accounts; managing the scheduling, use, and maintenance of facilities; preparation, tracking and modification of departmental policies; planning and coordinating large-scale community outreach and educational events; daily review and processing of all administrative, personnel and budgetary forms for Public Safety Administration, EMS, Fire, Communications and Emergency Management. Performs other similar duties as required.

Required Training & Experience:

Administrative practices
Written and verbal communication sills
Customer service practices
Organizational and time management skills
Detail oriented
Analytical thinking skills
Skilled public speaker
Knowledge of budgeting procedures
Clerical and bookkeeping procedures
Basic office computer operating systems and hardware
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Application Deadline: 09/27/2016


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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