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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: 10/24/2021


Position Title: School Crossing Guard-PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 020720
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.48/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent with no experience required, and must have a valid SC Drivers License.
  Minimum Qualification - No experience required. Training will be provided by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department Traffic Division.
Description:
  This is a part time position generally working 10 hours per week (typically 20 hours bi weekly pay period). The essential duties and responsibilities of this job is to assist children crossing roadways in designated areas assigned by the school district and coordinating the traffic flow in or out of the schools as needed.

Good communication skills needed, especially with children, polite demeanor to interact with children and parents. Awareness to perceive dangers to children.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Correctional Officer
Grade: C1
Position #: 001843
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $17.66-$20.31 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent, with no experience required
  Minimum Qualification - Class 2 Law Enforcement Certification is preferred but not required
Description:
  Correctional Officers will enforce rules and keep order, supervise the activities of inmates, search for contraband items, inspect facilities to ensure that standards are met, report on inmate conduct and aid in the rehabilitation and counseling of offenders

*** FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST APPLY ON THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WEBSITE AT WWW.JOINLCSD.COM
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: EM3
Position #: 002211
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $19.21/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, and BLS Certification
  Minimum Qualification - 6 months to 1 year of advanced training beyond high school equivalency
Description:
  *** THE NEXT HIRING COURSE WILL BE CONDUCTED IN JUNE 2021, PLEASE APPLY AND BE PATIENT THROUGH THE INTERVIEW PROCESS, THANK YOU ***


Provide appropriate patient care while on scene and en route t the hospital in a manner that involves safely and efficiently managing the scene, assessing, applying and providing necessary medical treatment to sick and/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.
Maintain equipment and ensure proper working order. Operate EMS vehicles while maintaining safety standards. Coordinate actions and safety of allied personnel, bystanders and patients.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: EMT
Grade: EM1
Position #: 002120
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $16.78/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - Must be a SC or National Registry Basic or must have successfully completed all testing requirements and have valid CPR certification prior to employment.
Description:
  *** THE NEXT HIRING COURSE WILL BE CONDUCTED IN JUNE 2021, PLEASE APPLY AND BE PATIENT THROUGH THE INTERVIEW PROCESS, THANK YOU ***


Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the EMS Division of DES. Qualified candidate will provide pre-hospital care by treating patient based on assessment. Monitor BLS patient while en-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 judgement in evaluating and treating victims and in applying short term relief.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: 911 Telecommunications Operator-Multiple Positions
Grade: TC1-TC2
Position #: 000294
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $12.56-$15.54/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent. Associates Degree or higher in related field of study preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience as a dispatcher in Emergency Communications. Certifications in CPR, NCIC and Priority Dispatch preferred. Criminal Background check will be required.
Description:
  Seeking a Call Taker and Telecommunicator Trainees to provide emergency response services for police, fire and emergency medical services. Must have the ability to work under stressful, high risk conditions and must be able to deal courteously and effectively with fellow employees and citizens. Essential duties include answering and processing both emergent and non-emergent phone calls from citizens, responders and other agencies. Interrogating callers to determine what services are needed and what actions need to be taken immediately such as life saving instructions. All must be done in a timely and professional manner. Must be able to maintain appropriate documentation of all calls for service and self initiated unit responses using a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system and other software tools. Must be able to provide map verification of locations for jurisdiction confirmation. Operate the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Software, Records Management System and Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) interfaces to support law enforcement operations.

**May require stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, long periods of sitting, writing, typing, talking, hearing, seeing, manual dexterity and other repetitive motions. Ability to handle multiple calls and radio communications at the same time**
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Litter Collector
Grade: 101
Position #: 002423
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.74/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent
  Minimum Qualification - NA
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: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I
Grade: 105
Position #: 204000
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $13.54
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - HS Diploma or equivalent supplemented by training in heavy equipment or maintenance
  Minimum Qualification - prefer 9-12 months experience in the operation of heavy equipment. Must obtain CDL Class A license within 6 month probationary period
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled to skilled work in operating and maintaining motorized heavy equipment in the Transportation Division of Public Works. 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.
On-call one week out of every ten weeks and during inclement weather.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Recycling Collector-PT
Grade: 104
Position #: 009880
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 12.97/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 - Licensing and Certifications: None Required.
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.

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.

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: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Station Attendant-PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 001942
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.74/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Maintains effective on-site collection and recycling center operations. Opens and closes the facility, greets and educates center visitors on the use of the facility. Maintains Centers appearance, collects litter and debris and cleans minor spills as required.
Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Construction Assistant (Plumber)
Grade: 109
Position #: 093200
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $17.80/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Work required knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with a six- month/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency
  Minimum Qualification - Reading plans and specifications; general knowledge of electrical, ducting and piping systems; backflow systems; irrigation systems; pump and pump control; gas lines and gas flow operations
Description:
  Under limited supervision, maintain all aspects of the plumbing systems in all facilities which include
•Irrigation
•Plumbing fixtures
•Wells
•Backflow devices
•Lift stations
•Water heaters
•Natural and propane gas piping
•Waste water systems
•And all other piping in the facilities.
•Works with SCDHEC and utility providers to provide required test and certifications for plumbing systems. General working knowledge of electrical components of various affected systems.
•Assist with preparing specifications and plans for new and renovation projects for plumbing related equipment/systems
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Deputy (Magistrate Court Security)-Multiple Positions
Grade: SO1
Position #: 002393
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $17.66 - $19.08 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - Valid South Carolina Driver's License
Description:
  Provides security during court proceedings. Monitors all persons for signs of potentially disruptive behavior. Monitors and maintains control of inmates during all phases of court proceedings. Maintains position between the judge and litigants. Responds to and obeys any orders given by the presiding judge, such as searching for and bringing before the court any missing jurors, taking individuals into custody, etc. Maintains the security and integrity of the Magistrate's office. Conducts building inspections to ensure ongoing facility security by physically testing all security entrances and alarms for proper operation. Monitors the parking areas and grounds for any suspicious activity and/or suspicious items. Monitors the court entrance/exit and conducts screenings of incoming individuals, packages, and personal items using metal detectors, visual detection, and other approved security practices. Detects and confiscates all weapons, contraband, and/or suspicious items. Detains or arrests individuals as provided by South Carolina Law and processes accordingly. Interacts with visitors and directs individuals to the proper area. Responds to public/staff inquiries and requests for assistance. Investigates and resolves complaints from the public and staff. Provides personal security escorts to and from vehicles upon request. Transports inmates from the detention center to/from the Magistrate's office and other similar duties as required.

Application Process: Interested applicants must complete and submit the Sheriff's Department's online application at JoinLCSD.com. Only applications completed on JoinLCSD.com will be considered.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021


Position Title: Librarian II-Youth Services-Irmo Branch
Grade: 208
Position #: 013760
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $44,095-$47,181
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - ALA accredited MLIS/MLS
  Minimum Qualification - -ALA accredited MLIS/MLS with three-five years of professional library and supervisory assistance
-Requires public speaking
-Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds
-Requires standing for long periods and repetitive motions
-Requires a valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  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.
Application Deadline: 12/01/2021


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant I
Grade: 105
Position #: 730017
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.82/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent is required. No experience is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Under limited supervision performs landscaping tasks and general maintenance using riding lawnmower, push lawnmover, weed eater, hedge clippers, etc.

Assist carpenters, electricians, HVAC technicians, painters and other traders as necessary. Also may be required to move furniture, equipment, remove debris, clean and gather trash.

The ability to problem solve, level reading, and determine grade and depths. Know drywalling methods, paint processing and methods. Knowledge of herbicides and pesticides is a plus.
Application Deadline: 11/30/2021


Position Title: Engineering Associate I-PT
Grade: 110
Position #: 002358
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $19.03/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  Minimum Qualification - 1-2 years of experience in road and storm drainage construction, civil engineering survey and design
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs office and field tasks that relate to the functions of Public Works. Works directly with engineering staff and other departments in managing roadway database, researching and obtaining right of way and easements, and addressing citizen concerns. Familiar with civil engineering applications, surveying practices, mathematics, and office/computer such as MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Will develop a working knowledge of tax map system, planning and development guidelines, deeds, plat, engineering and surveying practices, SCDOT standards, Lex Co. roadway inventory, GIS, County website and etc.
Application Deadline: 11/17/2021


Position Title: Attorney I
Grade: 211
Position #: 150100
Department: SOLICITOR
Salary Range: $52,518.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school supplemented by one or more years of experience in the field of law.
  Minimum Qualification - Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license. Must possess and maintain membership in the South Carolina Bar Association. Must have completed all Rule 403 requirements.
Description:
  Under limited supervision, performs case preparation and prosecuting duties in the Solicitor's Office to include conducting trials. Manages an assigned case load and resolves each case as deemed appropriate. Performs other similar duties as required.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in criminal law, particularly prior experience in criminal cases in General Sessions Court, to include trial experience.
Application Deadline: 11/15/2021


Position Title: Attorney I
Grade: 211
Position #: 020830
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $52,518.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Applicant must posses a Juris Doctorate degree and be a member of the South Carolina Bar
  Minimum Qualification - Previous criminal trial experience and Rule 403 requirements are preferred, but not required
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is accepting applications for a full-time public defender. Duties include conducting trial and court hearings; client and witness interviews; investigating, analyzing and developing mitigation and defenses; case negotiation and related job duties as required.
Applicant must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently with limited supervision.
Application Deadline: 11/15/2021


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant II
Grade: 107
Position #: 085900
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $15.67/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent
  Minimum Qualification - 1 -3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
-Experience working 8 hours (breaks included) in the heat and cold
Description:
  Under limited supervision maintains all facilities with relation to their electrical systems and components.

- Groundskeeper of satellite facilities, to include cutting grass, weed-eating, edging, blowing debris, trimming shrubbery and performing weed control. Fertilization of grasses and other plant materials. Design flower beds, planting plants and replacing necessary and applying mulch as need for the flowers/plant beds to control weeds and retain moisture in beds.

- Operation of heavy equipment to include backhoes, loaders and dump trucks

- Moves, relocates, disassembles and reassembles desk, cabinets, cubical and other types of furniture

- Performs other similar duties as required
Application Deadline: 11/11/2021


Position Title: Librarian I-Reference-Irmo
Grade: 207
Position #: 002350
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $41,599.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - ALA Accredited MLIS/MLS
  Minimum Qualification - 3-5 years of professional library experience
Description:
  Plans, coordinates and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Reference Department. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with educational institutions and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees.
•Plans, implements, and evaluates literacy and technology programs for adults. Plans and implements workshops, group training, and one-on-one training for senior centers, civic groups, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of in-house and outreach programming services and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. Stays up to date on trends in programming (various literacies and community needs).

•Evaluates and manages assigned collections. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Collaborates with other librarians to determine budget appropriations. Evaluates donated materials for inclusion in the collection. Serves the library system by sitting on or chairing collection-focused committees. Evaluates Professional book reviews, statistics, and reports related to collection management in the selection and deselection of materials. Organizes materials in Reference department for optimal use. Selects and evaluates web resources.

•Provides reference and Readers Advisory services to patrons including researching and answering questions in person, over the phone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. 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. Leads group tours of the library and represents the library to meetings of civic groups 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. Assigns tasks to other staff members as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Interviews, trains, and supervises volunteers and interns. Assists in the training processes for other employees. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Serves the library on professional committees. Performs other similar duties as required.

Requires public speaking. Requires evening and weekend work including Sundays. Serves as manager on Duty as needed. Must be able to provide own transportation to outreach and community events.
Application Deadline: 11/07/2021


Position Title: Financial Coordinator
Grade: 113
Position #: 511001
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $23.51/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field, 2 year program management experience to include administration of grants.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Finance management experience in a federal, state, or local government entity
Description:
  Performs administrative and financial management tasks related the County's Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs. Works with departmental staff and other county departments to ensure all federal, state and local regulations, ordinance, policies and procedures are compliant.
Participates in the program procurement and financial management activities, reviews invoices, prepares financial documents and HUD and County reports. Assists in the preparation of all reports for documentation of grant administration and fiscal accountability.

Additional Job Requirements:
Assists with Annual Budget, payment vouchers, monitors all financial activities, prepares all required reports to comply with Federal regulations, budget transfers, oversee ESG program and prepare all reporting through HUD financial system reporting (IDIS, DRGR and SAGE).
Equivalent Education, Training and Experience:
Application Deadline: 11/07/2021


Position Title: Librarian I-Youth Services-Irmo Branch
Grade: 207
Position #: 002185
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $41,599.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - ALA accredited MLIS/MLS
  Minimum Qualification - ALA accredited MLIS/MLS and 3-5 years of professional library experience
Description:
  Plans, coordinates and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Youth Services Department. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with educational institutions and businesses within the community. Serves on System Committees.
•Plans, implements, and evaluates literacy and technology programs for ages birth through teen. Plans and implements workshops, group training, and one-on-one training for parents, teachers, daycare providers, home school parents, civic groups, and the public at large. Analyzes current levels of in-house and outreach programming services and patron demand to determine need for new programming types or changes in amounts or frequency of programming. Stays up to date on trends in programming (various literacies and STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics).

•Evaluates and manages assigned collections. Reviews and selects materials for acquisition. Manages weeding and replacement of materials as needed. Collaborates with other librarians to determine budget appropriations. Evaluates donated materials for inclusion in the collection. Serves the library system by sitting on or chairing collection-focused committees. Evaluates Professional book reviews, statistics, and reports related to collection management in the selection and deselection of materials. Organizes materials in Youth Services department for optimal use. Selects and evaluates web resources.

•Provides reference and Readers Advisory services to patrons including researching and answering questions in person, over the phone, online, and in writing. Expertly assists library patrons in using various resources and technology such as tablets, eReaders, computers, copiers, scanners, etc. Creates bibliographies and maintains and updates Youth Services files. Creates displays to promote resources.

•Promotes the library and its services and programs to the public. Makes media and public appearances. 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. Assigns tasks to other staff members as needed. Coaches and mentors subordinates and colleagues. Interviews, trains, and supervises volunteers and interns. Assists in the training processes for other employees. Coordinates ordering of necessary supplies and equipment for department. Serves the library on professional committees. Performs other similar duties as required.

Requires public speaking. Requires evening and weekend work including Sundays. Serves as a Manager on Duty as needed. Must be able to provide own transportation to outreach and community events.
Application Deadline: 11/07/2021


Position Title: Executive Assistant to the Clerk of County Council
Grade: 208
Position #: 800083
Department: COUNTY COUNCIL
Salary Range: $44,095.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Technical or Associate’s degree

Licensing and Certifications:
- Public Notary Certification.
  Minimum Qualification - 3-5 years of experience in administrative, office management, or other relevant field and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Transcription experience is required.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Under limited supervision, performs responsible administrative and clerical work in the coordination of a variety of programs, projects, and daily operations for the Council Office. Assists the Clerk to Council and nine elected County Council members in the performance of their positions; maintaining confidentially of sensitive issues. Attends committee, Council, and other meetings to record actions and provide accurate transcription of minutes and votes; assists with the preparation of electronic agendas and supporting material for meetings; distributes electronic and paper agenda for meetings to council, media, staff and internet; provides meeting room set-up; provides responses to requests for information or complaints from constituents for council members; assists with annual budget; coordinates preparation of Accommodations Tax Fund and Temporary Alcohol Beverage Tax (Festivals) budget; maintains office records per the SC Archives records retention schedules. Employee must exercise initiative and independent judgement in completing assignments. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in contact with the general public. Reports to the Clerk to Council.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- DAILY - Works directly with the Clerk to Council assisting with County Council members' various requests and requirements:
o provides information for Council members for response to constituents
o interacts and communicates with various departments, groups and
individuals such as Clerk to Council, Council members, County
Administrator, department heads and staff, elected officials, media, and
the general public
o manages daily tasks and project assignments
o employee must exercise tact and courtesy in contact with the general
public
o reports to the Clerk to Council

- DAILY - Committee Meeting Minutes – Composes committee meeting minutes from transcription for Council approval:
County Council Committees
1. Administration
2. Committee of the Whole
3. Economic Development
4. Health & Human Services
5. Justice
6. Planning
7. Public Works/Solid Waste Management/Airport
8. Budget Worksession - Committee of the Whole
o indexes minutes
o submits to OnBase for meeting agenda
o provides approved minutes to be posted to the County web for public
access and to Share Point for Council
o prepares minutes to be transferred to Records Management for scanning,
permanent storage and return on computer disc

- DAILY - Daily Operations Budget:
o utilizes Banner system to verify budgeted operations’ accounts
o coordinates organization of budget files
o manages requisitions, ABTs, change orders, invoices, check requests,
travel requisitions, etc.

- WEEKLY - Invoices for Outside Agencies and Accommodations Tax Funds: Oversees incoming quarterly invoices for Outside Agencies and Accommodations Tax Funds to confirm, approve, and forward to finance for processing payment.

- WEEKLY - Meeting room schedule and audio recordings:
o assists with coordinating meeting room reservations for board meetings
and other departments
o sends out electronic calendar notifications of reservations with copies
to Administration (Jessica Hendrix), Security, Custodial, and Building
Services

- BI-WEEKLY - Committee Reports:
o composes meeting reports as needed immediately after committee meetings
for the next scheduled Council meeting

- BI-MONTHLY (twice a month per meeting schedule) - Meeting preparations: Preparation of meetings for Council, committees, special called, budget work sessions, and other meetings as requested:

- MONTHLY - Temporary Alcohol Beverage Tax (Festivals) Invoices and Final Reports: Oversees Festivals’ final reports with appropriate documentation to confirm award payment upon completion of festival event.

? ANNUALLY - Codification: Works closely with Clerk to Council to compile qualified ordinances for next codification supplement.

- ANNUALLY - Strategic Planning Sessions: Assists Clerk to Council with Annual Strategic Planning Session for January and Mid-year Update for late summer/early fall.

- ANNUALLY - Annual Newspaper Notifications: Prepares, schedules, and posts annual meeting schedule, Accommodations Tax Funds and Festivals open application notification with local newspapers.

- ANNUALLY - Annual Budget: Assists Clerk to Council with the preparation of the annual budget to include Council department, outside agencies, Accommodations Tax Funds, and Temporary Alcohol Beverage Tax (Festivals) as well as any new programs requested.

- ANNUALLY - Accommodations Tax Funds and Temporary Alcohol Beverage Tax (Festivals): Prepares, updates, and processes annual applications for the Accommodations Tax Funds and Temporary Alcohol Beverage Tax (Festivals)

- ANNUALLY - Records Retention: Oversees records retention schedule for office records.
o coordinates with Part-time Administrative Assistant to prepare documents
per SC Department of Archives and History’s record retention schedule to
be transfer to the County Record Management Division for scanning,
permanent storage, or shredding

- BIENNIAL - Oath of Office/Swearing-in (every two years per election schedule) - Assists Clerk to Council with preparation and organization of Oath of Office Ceremony to swear in re-elected and newly elected council members.
o prepare for newly elected council members to start first of January by
orderings electronic devices (iPhone and iPad with accessories); business
cards, identification badges, and prox cards, General Information Binder,
provide a list of district board members with term expiration date for
each new member
o assists with departing council members at end of term in December
o schedule photographer for professional head shots of Council and
department heads
o update web with current information and photograph of all Council
members
o arrange and set-up small reception
o Oath of Office forms for both re-elected and newly elected members to be
mailed to the Secretary of State
o Oath of Office program
o schedule with IT staff to video ceremony

- BI-YEARLY (every other year)- Boards and Commission Appreciation Banquet: Assists Clerk to Council with the coordination of the Boards and Commission Appreciation Banquet recognizing county boards, commissions, and committee members for their service.t. This is held every other year in April or May at various venues within Lexington County. Preparations begin in July of the preceding year.

- AS NEEDED - Public hearing notifications: Assists with preparations for public hearing notifications in local newspapers with Clerk to Council and County Administrator

-AS NEEDED - Travel and Registration: Coordinates travel and registration for Council members and staff attending annual South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) conferences to Hilton Head, SCAC Mid-year, and Fall conferences, South Carolina Economic Development Association seminars, national, international travel, and other meetings.

-AS NEEDED - Electronic Devices: Works with Technology Services to provide electronic devices such as iPhones, iPads, accessories and electronic devices,
Application Deadline: 11/05/2021


Position Title: Commercial Building Inspector
Grade: 110
Position #: 436001
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $19.03/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - Electrical and plumbing experience desired
Description:
  Commercial combination inspector position with residential duties. Also, inspects residential and commercial projects for code compliance.
Application Deadline: 10/31/2021


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III
Grade: 108
Position #: 000884
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $16.69/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by training in heavy equipment operation and maintenance with 2-3 years’ experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment.
  Minimum Qualification - -Minimum 5 years’ experience operating heavy equipment
-Must possess a valid South Carolina CDL Class A driver’s license
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs heavy equipment and skilled work in operating and maintaining motorized heavy equipment in the Transportation Division of Public Works. Operates various heavy equipment such as bulldozers, motor-graders, front-end loaders, backhoes, and pans in the field of paving, drainage, grading, construction, and maintenance of all County Roads. On-call one week out of every ten weeks and during inclement weather. Reports to assigned Supervisor.
Maintains roads, driveways, right-of-ways, and drainage pipes. Operates backhoe to install crossline and driveway pipes.
Application Deadline: 10/31/2021


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 895000
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $13.82/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by 1-2 years’ experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment
  Minimum Qualification - -Must possess a valid South Carolina CDL Class A driver’s license
-Minimum 2-3 years’ experience operating heavy equipment
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in operating and maintaining motorized heavy equipment in the Transportation Division of Public Works. Operates various heavy equipment such as paver, roller, motor-grader, backhoe, bushhog, AMZ, fuel truck, dump truck, and bulldozer in the field of paving, drainage, grading, construction, and maintenance of all County roads. On-call one week out of every ten weeks and during inclement weather. Reports to assigned Supervisor.
Drives various trucks and hauls material and equipment. Uses tamps, chainsaws, pole saws, concrete mixers, and additional small equipment.
Application Deadline: 10/31/2021


Position Title: Library Assistant II-Floater-PT
Grade: 105
Position #: 690021
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $13.82/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree
  Minimum Qualification - -One to three years’ experience in a library or educational setting
-Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid SC driver's License
-Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds
-Requires standing for long periods and repetitive motions
Description:
  Responsible for covering public service desks in all 10 branches as needed as well as working alongside the bookmobile Staff as needed. Responsible for driving and operating the bookmobile as needed. Greets and assists customers who enter and/or call the library. Responsible for all aspects of circulation duties. Provides guidance and basic instruction regarding using the online catalog, downloading materials, accessing databases, and other services. Utilizes databases, bibliographies, and other resources to recommend specific books and materials that the customer requests. Provides basic reference services to customers of all ages. Runs various circulation reports and resolves issues. Inspects and performs maintenance of materials. Promotes all services and programs of the library.
•Substitutes in public service areas of the library at all ten branches and the bookmobile. Responsible for customer service and circulation duties in branches and/or on bookmobile. Responsible for driving and operating the Bookmobile on a as need basis. Assists with deliveries to Homebound patrons as needed. Assists with deliveries to branches as needed.
•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 service. 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.
•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 eBook.
•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.
•Promotes library services and programs. Refers customers to programs and print and online calendars and schedules. Collaborates with other library staff and partners in order to promote programs and resources at schools, businesses, and community events. 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.

***Must be available to work a combination of morning, afternoon, night, and weekend hours including Sundays***
Application Deadline: 10/31/2021


Position Title: Front Desk Specialist-Lexington County Sheriff's Department Headquarters
Grade: 106
Position #: 177700
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.71 - $15.74 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent
  Minimum Qualification - NCIC Certification preferred
Description:
  A Front Desk Specialist will deliver timely and accurate customer service to entities, both internal and external, on a continuous basis. Direct and assist the public in obtaining information and services regarding general quality of life issues.
•The schedule for this position is Night Shift with typical hours being from 5:45 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Example: Rotating 12 hours Shift (week 1: Mon, Tues, Sat, Sun) (week 2: Wed, Thurs, Fri.)

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Performs duties and tasks assigned to unit such as: greeting the public, answering phones, and mediating disputes.
•Reviews, processes, researches, and enters data within various law enforcement databases, both external and internal, often under time pressure and under the influence of numerous potential distractions.
•Maintains a working knowledge of services provided by other agencies, businesses, and government entities in the area and provides contact information and directions to those locations.
•Provides services to maintain established standards and performs other similar duties as required.

Skills:
•Decision making in stressful situations;
•Multi-tasking over a number of projects and assignments;
•Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact.

Application Process:
Interested applicants must complete and submit the Sheriff’s Department’s online application at JoinLCSD.com. Only applications completed on www.JoinLCSD.com will be considered.
Application Deadline: 10/29/2021


Position Title: Tax Clerk I
Grade: 104
Position #: 700079
Department: TREASURER
Salary Range: $12.97/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - 9-12 months in collections, preferably in a tax related field
Description:
  Assists taxpayers with the payment of their delinquent real estate and personal property taxes. Explains laws and regulations related to the collection of delinquent property taxes. Processes tax payments received in person or through the mail. Responsible for cash drawer and considerable data entry work in recording tax payments and other data in computerized files.

Additional job requirements:
Cash handling experience required.

Preferred Experience:
Previous customer service experience desired, preferable in a tax related field.
Application Deadline: 10/27/2021


Position Title: Senior Assistant Court Administrator
Grade: 208
Position #: 001080
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: $44,095.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates degree with 1 - 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Licensing and Certifications:
-Victim Service Provider certification;
-Notary Public certification.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Supervises and oversees the daily operations and functions of Bond Court and Sealed Sentence Hearings. Plans, coordinates, and performs administrative, technical, financial, and personnel management duties. Interacts with internal divisions of the Magistrate’s Court and external agencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
?Supervises, directs, assigns and reviews work of assigned staff. Verifies bonding companies are properly licensed to conduct business with the court. Prepares and signs discharges to release defendants from jail. Handles confidential and secured information and paperwork. Complies with all SC Court Administration policies and County Court Procedures. Educates the public on the court system. Manages and prepares statistical reports. Prepares and maintains accurate court records as related to SC Summary Court Record Retention Schedule. Responsible for training new employees and updating staff as necessary.
?Oversees the daily operations of court proceedings for Bond Court and Sealed Sentence Hearings. Assists staff with courtroom activity and preparing case files for Judges to hear as well as assists with court proceedings. Processes case files for Sealed Sentence Hearings. Maintains compliance with Victim’s Bill of Rights, the South Carolina Code of Law, and SC Court Administration Order. Inputs information into the Case Management System. Orders office supplies.
?Oversees the collection and recording of payments; reviews the daily bank deposit as prepared by staff. Inputs financial information into the Case Management System and generates monthly reports. Reconciles all accounts to ensure that the bank records match the records in the Case Management System. Calculates and disburses payments to courts of jurisdiction.
?Supervises staff to ensure all records are accurate and assists them with their daily duties as necessary. Assists in addressing employee concerns and discipline. Assists in the selection process of new employees. Plans, develops, and implements training programs and procedures with staff. Reviews and approves leave requests. Schedules staff work stations and assignments. Completes employee evaluations. Conducts meetings with staff regarding law updates and updates with court policies and procedures.
?Attend meetings, trainings and conferences to enhance job knowledge and skills.
?Provides assistance to internal and external groups and individuals.

Supplemental Functions:
?Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 10/25/2021


Position Title: PC LAN Specialist III
Grade: 113
Position #: 183600
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $23.51 – $25.39 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree, with 3 to 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the job's essential duties successfully.
  Minimum Qualification - -Knowledge of Windows 8 and Windows 10, plus Server 2012, Server 2016, and server 2019. Networking and troubleshooting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the position's essential duties.
Description:
  The PC LAN Specialist III position works under limited supervision, plans, designs, monitors, and administers physical and virtual network infrastructure, technologies, and solutions. Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and resolves network problems by researching issues. Provides support for the network, hardware, and software. Ensures proper functioning of a network in support of 24/7 law enforcement agency and jail/detention facility.

Preferred Qualifications: 3 to 5 years of experience as a network technician. Knowledge of Network topologies, subnets, DHCP scopes, DNS, AD, and VMware / vSphere / vCenter. Experience in configuring network equipment such as switches and routers. Certifications in VCP 6.5 or later, Network+, Security+, and MCP.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in computer science or other relevant disciplines

Application Process: Interested applicants must complete and submit the Sheriff's Department's online application at JoinLCSD.com. Only applications completed on JoinLCSD.com will be considered.
Application Deadline: 10/25/2021


Position Title: Attorney I
Grade: 211
Position #: 016720
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $52,518.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Applicants must possess a Juris Doctorate Degree and be a member of the South Carolina Bar.
  Minimum Qualification - NA
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defenders Office is accepting applications for a full-time public defender. Duties include trials and court hearings, client and witness interviews, investigation, analyzing and developing mitigation and defenses, case negotiation and related job duties as required. This position will practice mainly in our Tri-County (Saluda, Edgefield, McCormick) Office.

Additional Job Requirements:
Applicants must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently. Previous criminal trial experience and Rule 403 requirements is preferred, but not required.
Application Deadline: 10/25/2021


Position Title: Deputy Public Defender
Grade: 216
Position #: 167600
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $73,659.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - -Must possess a Juris Doctorate Degree
-Must be a member of the South Carolina Bar
  Minimum Qualification - -Must have completed their Rule 403 requirements
-Previous criminal trial experience
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is accepting applications for our Tri-County Public Defender (Saluda, Edgefield, and McCormick Counties).
Duties include office supervision; conducting trial and court hearings; client and witness interviews, investigating, analyzing and developing mitigation and defenses; case negotiation, and other related job duties as required.
Applicant must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently with limited supervision.
Application Deadline: 10/25/2021


Position Title: Library Assistant II-PT-Pelion
Grade: 105
Position #: 012540
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $13.82/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree
  Minimum Qualification - -1-2 years of work experience in a library or customer service environment
-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 mornings, afternoons, night, and weekend hours including Sundays
Description:
  •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.
Application Deadline: 10/24/2021


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