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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: 10/17/2017


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: 12/31/2017


Position Title: School Crossing Guard
Grade: 101
Position #: 150013
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $7,529
   
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: 12/31/2017


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: 12/31/2017


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: 12/31/2017


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: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Part-Time Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 002090
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $13,952.64
   
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: 12/03/2017


Position Title: 911 Call Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 001852
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $30,114
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - Must be 18 years of age, High School Diploma or GED, previous experience is helpful.
Description:
  Recieves 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. 911 Call-Taker position operates on 12 hours shifts, with rotating days and nights.

The pre-employment selection process at the department consists of the following:
Criminal record review
Psychological screening
Initial interview
Background investigation
Pre-employment drug test
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 2 years from the date that it is rejected.
Application Deadline: 11/03/2017


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.
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: 11/03/2017


Position Title: Part Time Recycling Collector
Grade: 104
Position #: 013430
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.65/hr.
   
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 - See below.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Operates County vehicle, tows various sized trailers full of recyclable materials to and from the Collection Centers to the landfill or designated recycling processing facilities; exchanges, connects, disconnects and positions trailers. Loads and unloads plastic roll carts filled with recyclable materials. Operates heavy machinery. Uses discretion dealing with the public and adheres to all county and department safety regulations.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Gathers, sorts, separates and processes all recyclable materials from the Collection Centers and other County departments as requested. Organizes stacks and loads electronic waste and mattress trailers to maximize loads. Processes aluminum cans through can crusher; delivers supplies to the Collection Centers; delivers materials to designated facilities for processing. Operates equipment to include flatbed trucks; forklifts; oil filter crushers; tommy lift gates; waste compactors; and tow trailers.
Reviews previous days calls from the Collection Centers on the recycling pull request sheet. Completes recycling trip sheet, equipment inspection forms and assigns daily activity. Maintains supply inventory, repairs and change trailer tires and reports equipment repairs to supervisor. Picks-up and files Collection Centers monthly vehicle count sheets, waste management call sheets, recycling pull request sheet and CMC's scrap metal pull requests. Reports when e-waste, mattress, textile and aluminum trailers need to be exchanged. Prepares time sheet and time card.
Assists with special events. Picks-up recyclable materials from SWM administration office, Records Management and County administration office.
Inspects Collection Centers for unauthorized items and removes this accordingly. Educates citizens on proper disposal of waste and recyclable materials.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.
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Job Specifications and Qualifications:

Knowledge:
Recyclable materials and solid waste.
Methods, procedures and policies in the Recycling Collection Division of the Solid Waste Management Department.
Modern techniques and sanitary methods used in the operation of a sanitary recycling center;
Internal combustion engines, diesel engines and hydraulic engines;
Occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in operating and repairing heavy motorized equipment.

Skills:
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

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 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: 11/03/2017


Position Title: Deputy Chief
Grade: 213
Position #: 003180
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $59,563
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree with 7-9 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - see below.
Description:
  Manages the planning, budgeting, delivery and record keeping for required education of EMS Dept. Oversee all aspects of quality assurance and improvement. Assures quality improvement reviews are completed. Manage infection control program for EMS and Fire. Maintain treatment protocols that meet standard of care. Maintain Training Center Coordinator status for AHA and NAEMT.
Serves in the capacity of Administration on-call in a rotation with OPS Deputy Chief and EMS Chief.
Application Deadline: 10/27/2017


Position Title: Litter Collection Crew Chief (Part Time)
Grade: 103
Position #: 021641
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $11.05/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, Supervisor experience.
  Minimum Qualification - n/a
Description:
  Manages the day-to-day operations of Litter Collection Crew to include training of personnel; prepare daily work schedules; identify equipment needs; schedule and assist with equipment repairs, and adhere to all County and department safety regulations. Walk along roadside picking up litter, trash and other materials to include TV's, mattresses, furniture, tires, etc. Work outdoors in all weather conditions.
Complete daily work sheets, assist with special events, educate citizens on proper disposal of waste and operate equipment to include forklift, tommy lift gates, waste compactors and tow trailers.
Application Deadline: 10/23/2017


Position Title: Tax Clerk II
Grade: 106
Position #: 014270
Department: TREASURER
Salary Range: approximately $30,114 at $14.47/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Excellent customer service skills, computer and data entry skills with attention to detail.
Description:
  Collects delinquent taxes for the Treasurer's Office. Pursues the collection of delinquent business and manufacturing personal property taxes by means of phone, written & personal communication. Coordinates and executes the Debt Set Off program and communicates with the DOR. Research computer & physical records to obtain taxpayer and account information.
Provide telephone and counter customer service for other types of delinquent taxes to include real estate, mobile home and boat/motor.
Application Deadline: 10/19/2017


Position Title: Shelter Attendant- Part Time
Grade: 105
Position #: 005780
Department: ANIMAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.53/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Working with animals.
Description:
  Perform daily cleaning and disinfecting of dog runs and cat cages. Provide clean, adequate food/water/bedding. Assist the veterinarian with monitoring the health of the animals. Assist the general public on intake of animals, reclaims, adoptions and transfers. Perform humane euthanasia of animals.
Moderate physical activity with ability to lift up to 100lbs.
Application Deadline: 10/18/2017


Position Title: Part Time Administrative Assistant
Grade: 104
Position #: 015290
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $12.65/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - see below.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs responsible clerical work in the Lexington County 911 Communications Center to include, but not limited to, entering "My- 911" program information, processing document release requests, entering data, providing quality customer service, assembling the vials for the "Vial of Life" program. Performs other related work as assigned. 20 hours per week, 9AM-1PM Mon.-Fri.
Computer, clerical, and customer service skills.
Application Deadline: 10/18/2017


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III (two openings)
Grade: 108
Position #: 000869
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $34,478 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Min. GED plus 2 yrs of experience and training in heavy motorized equipment operation and maintenance. SC CDL drivers license required within 6 months of employment.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment in the landfill and/or transfer station operations. Applicant to provide experience on specific equipment operated.
Description:
  Performs skilled work in the Landfill/Transfer Station Div. of the Solid Waste Management Department. Work involves operating heavy equipment in the disposal of solid waste, including pushing, piling, spreading, compacting or loading waste material. Work includes operation of heavy equipment to move and place earth, maintain slopes, silt basins and cut grass. Clean & maintain equipment.
Operates front-end loaders, dozers, waste compactors, graders, backhoes, excavators, off road dump trucks, and other pieces of equipment. Perform maintenance and complete daily paper work.
Application Deadline: 10/18/2017


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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