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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: 05/17/2022


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: 12/31/2022


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: 12/31/2022


Position Title: EMT - multiple positions
Grade: EM1
Position #: 000368
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $16.78 - $19.13 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - -6 months to 1 year of advanced study or training beyond high school equivalency, 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 Certification;
-Applicant must be SC State or National Registry Basic EMT Certified or must have successfully completed all testing requirements and have a valid CPR certification prior to employment.
-Valid Driver’s License.
Description:
  -Responds to 911 calls and performs skilled and technical work to aid in the care and transport of patients. Performs skilled and technical work in the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Public Safety Department. Inventories, supplies, and tests equipment on unit daily to ensure that unit is equipped for any emergency. Drives emergency response unit in emergency and non-emergency situations. Assesses patient vital signs and complaints; treats patient based on assessment.
-Treats patients appropriately based upon trained levels of physical assessment and appearance, physical examination and interpretation of the signs and symptoms of various differences in the multitudes of injuries, illnesses, infectious disease control.
-Maintains equipment and assets as well as inventories supplies. Required to operate EMS vehicles and its compliment of equipment in emergent and non-emergent mode and monitor safety standards and ensure they are being followed. Operates and maintains variety of medical and office equipment.
-Communications with mulitagency traffic, via radio or face to face.Transmits information to and from dispatch, hospital staff, and public. Documents patient information. Receives and/or reviews patient location, patient information, scene safety, identification of patient, and patient history.
-Inventories supplies and tests equipment. Re-stocks and maintains unit to appropriate level.
-Maintains quick response times.
-Provides oxygen; gives adequate ventilation; keeps open airway. Assists with making quick decisions during high stress situations. Assists in the formulation of plans during rescue and extrication situations.
-Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2022


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: EM3
Position #: 000372
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $19.21 - $21.90 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - -6 months to 1 year of advanced study or training beyond high school equivalency, with 1 to 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - -National Registry Paramedic Certification;
-State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification;
-Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support;
-Pediatric Advanced Life Support;
-International Trauma Life Support;
-Advanced Medical Life Support;
-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation;
-Basic Life Support
Description:
  -Maintains emergency pre-hospital response care to the public. Ensures safety of all persons involved in patient care. Completes state mandated paperwork, and maintains ambulance cleanliness and inventories items.
-Provides appropriate patient care while on scene and en route to 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. Providing high quality advanced life support to patients and overseeing care provided by additional team members.
-Maintains equipment and assets as well as inventory supplies. Ensures equipment is in proper working order. Operates EMS vehicles in emergent and non-emergent mode and monitors safety standards.
-Directs and coordinates actions of allied personnel while providing patient assessment and care and transport. Ensures safety of allied personnel, bystanders, and patients.
-Completes required paperwork and communications.
-Participates in specialized operations as required.
-Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2022


Position Title: Patrol Deputy- Multiple
Grade: SO1
Position #: 000430
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $17.66 – $20.31 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - Visit www.JoinLCSD.com to view minimum qualifications and to apply. Only applications completed on www.JoinLCSD.com will be considered.
Description:
  -Performs the assigned duties of a Patrol Deputy, which includes responding to calls for service and enforcing all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following: Performing routine patrol duties, including but not limited to patrolling assigned areas of the County, responding to emergency calls and public calls for assistance, maintaining order and public safety, apprehending and arresting law violators and criminal suspects, issuing traffic citations/summonses, transporting prisoners and people with a mental health condition. Assisting with criminal investigations. Interviewing witnesses, complainants and victims; gathering physical evidence and preserving it for court; providing case follow-up as needed. Preparing cases for prosecution; providing court testimony as necessary. Participating in special operations as assigned. Participating in public relations efforts essential to maintaining a cooperative and positive relationship between the Sheriff’s Office and the community. Preparing various documents, including incident reports, accident reports, investigative reports, pursuit reports, warrants, subpoenas, and case documentation. Operating a variety of police equipment, including a police vehicle, firearms, Datamaster, radar, and various office equipment, machinery, and tools. Performs other similar duties as required.

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

Closing Date: Hiring for multiple vacancies through December 31, 2022.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2022


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: 12/31/2022


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: 07/31/2022


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 101860
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $15.67
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED; Valid SC CDL Driver's License.
  Minimum Qualification - Heavy Equipment raining in operation and maintenance; one year experience w/ operating heavy motorized equipment preferably at a landfill or transfer station.
Description:
  Performs skilled/semi-skilled work in the Landfill/Transfer Station Division of the Solid Waste Management Department. Work involves operating heavy equipment and performing maintenance at the landfill and transfer station. Work includes operation of heavy equipment to move and place earth, maintain landfill slopes and silt basins, grass seeding and mowing. Attend safety and training meetings.
-Cleans and maintains equipment and facilities. Operates grader, backhoe, dump truck, off road dump truck, tractor with bush hog, skid steer and other pieces of equipment. Completes daily paper work.
Application Deadline: 07/06/2022


Position Title: Attorney I - Multiple Positions
Grade: 211
Position #: 186400
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $52,518
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Applicant must possess 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. This position will practice in Lexington County.
Application Deadline: 06/11/2022


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 South Carolina 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: 06/11/2022


Position Title: Attorney I
Grade: 211
Position #: 167000
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $52,518.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Applicant must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently. Previous criminal trial experience is preferred, but not required.
  Minimum Qualification - Applicant must possess a Juris Doctorate Degree and be a member of the South Carolina Bar.
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's office is accepting applications for a full-time Magistrate Court public defender in our Lexington Office. Duties include conducting trials and court hearings; client and witness interviews; investigating, analyzing and developing mitigation and defenses; case negotiation and related job duties as required.
Application Deadline: 06/11/2022


Position Title: Existing Business & Industry Manager
Grade: 208
Position #: 002412
Department: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $44,095- $47,622.60 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of marketing, finance, business administration, geography, or a related discipline.
  Minimum Qualification - A Valid South Carolina Driver's license is required within 30-days of hire.
Three (3) to five (5) years of direct experience in economic development at the local, state or regional level in the public, quasi-public or private sector. A combination of formal education and direct experience may be substituted for the above minimums.
Description:
  -Job Purpose: This position serves as the primary point of contact between the Economic Development Department and existing private sector business and industrial firms located in the Lexington County. This position implements programs and services that have a direct impact on the retention and expansion of existing employers in the County and ensures that existing employers are aware of programs and services available through educational partners and technical assistance providers.
-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Oversees the Economic Development Department’s existing business and industry retention and expansion efforts
-Creates and maintains electronic and hard copy databases on existing employers in the County to include key executives, product/service offerings, employment levels, physical plant parameters, key suppliers, key end customers and other related data
-Conducts face-to-face interviews with key executive(s) of Lexington County’s major employers at least once every 12 months and the medium-sized firms once every 18-24 months. Coordinates with Economic Development Director and Manager, regional and state allies on these visits as appropriate. Compiles reports on the findings from each interview and produces periodic summary reports of all visits
-Plans and delivers formal seminars, information sharing events and other outreach programs aimed at the industrial audience in Lexington County
-Oversees the County’s annual business, industry and ally appreciation golf tournament
-Represents Lexington County in the planning and implementation for the annual B2B Supplier Event hosted by Lexington County Economic Development and Richland County Economic Development
-Assists in the planning and implementation of existing business and industry recognition/appreciation events
-Collects, maintains and disseminates data and information on the conduct of business in Lexington County and the State of South Carolina on a broad range of subject areas, included but not limited to economic development incentives, state and local tax policies, workforce availability, prevailing wages and fringe benefits, demographic and socio-economic data, commuting patterns, etc
-Assists in the development and implementation of marketing programs and coordinating print material aimed at existing employers in the County to encourage them to expand their operations. Coordinates marketing efforts with local, regional as statewide allies as appropriate
-Assists the Director in the development of budgets relating to the above activities
-Participates in the Midlands Business Service Team meetings and other related workforce committees, meetings and programs
Knowledge and Skill Sets Need for Success in This Position:
-Knowledge:
-In depth knowledge of applicable local, state and federal laws, ordinances, regulations and incentives impacting the location, development and start-up of new enterprises and the expansion of existing firms in the county
-Knowledge of the key factors that drive the site location process across various types of enterprises (industrial, office, distribution, R&D, etc)
-Basic principles of business to business marketing
-Basic principles of community and public relations
-Basic knowledge of engineering, site development and construction of commercial/industrial projects a plus
-Working understanding of commercial/industrial real estate terminology
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite a must. Current knowledge of GIS-related software (e.g., ArcView) a plus
-Skills:
-Independent and analytical judgment and initiative
-Team player
-Effective listening
-Sophisticated written and verbal communications
-Data collection and analysis
-Report writing
Application Deadline: 05/27/2022


Position Title: Library Assistant III - Youth Focus - PT - Pelion
Grade: 107
Position #: 018860
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.67/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of work experience in a library or customer service environment.
Description:
  -Provides customer service in person and by phone. Updates accounts, conveys fines/fees, and receives payments. Provides Reference, Readers’ Advisory, and Technology services to customers. Plans and presents programs and workshops as part of the library’s programming schedule. Markets and promotes services and programs of the library. Assists in maintaining the collection.
-Responsible for providing Technology assistance and training to individuals and groups. Guides and instructs customers using computers and eReaders/Tablets to access resources, databases, and eBooks. Teaches customers to use MS Office, resume software, and to set up email accounts. Assists customers using microfilm readers. Troubleshoots issues regarding printers, wifi access, eReaders, scanners, and copiers.
Provides Reference services to customers, including researching and answering reference questions in person and by phone. Identifies appropriate resources and assistance to job seekers, small business owners, educators, and life-long learners. Guides and assists customers in using various resources and technology, such as databases and print reference materials. -Assists customers in identifying and obtaining resources from other library systems.
-Presents and/or facilitates programs and workshops. Evaluates target audiences’ needs and interests in order to plan and implement effective early literacy and lifelong learning programs. Utilizes technology skills and/or knowledge of child development and literature in order to create age appropriate programs. Keeps abreast of changes in literacy and technology trends. Promotes and models early literacy skills as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) skills. Establishes partnerships and plans and presents outreach programs with or for community business partners and/or other educational institutions. Participates in community events and festivals. Monitors reading trends, current events, and social issues.
-Provides Readers’ Advisory to customers of all ages. Uses experience, knowledge, databases, and other resources to identify appropriate materials matching the users’ interest and skill level to the appropriate format. Develops book lists and subject-specific resource guides. Assists customers in locating and/or placing material on hold. Refers customers to sources containing Readers’ Advisory information.
Assists in maintenance of physical quality of the collection, including shelving and organizing of materials. Suggests books and materials for purchase based on customer requests and knowledge of the collection and community interest. Creates and maintains book displays. Locates materials from reports and resolves related issues.
Application Deadline: 05/27/2022


Position Title: Library Assistant III - Reference & Technology Focus - PT - South Congaree - Pine Ridge Branch
Grade: 107
Position #: 100590
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.67/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of work experience in a library or customer service environment.
Description:
  Provides customer service in person and by phone. Updates accounts, conveys fines/fees, and receives payments. Provides Reference, Readers’ Advisory, and Technology services to customers. Plans and presents programs and workshops as part of the library’s programming schedule. Markets and promotes services and programs of the library. Assists in maintaining the collection.
Responsible for providing Technology assistance and training to individuals and groups. Guides and instructs customers using computers and eReaders/Tablets to access resources, databases, and eBooks. Teaches customers to use MS Office, resume software, and to set up email accounts. Assists customers using microfilm readers. Troubleshoots issues regarding printers, wifi access, eReaders, scanners, and copiers.
Provides Reference services to customers, including researching and answering reference questions in person and by phone. Identifies appropriate resources and assistance to job seekers, small business owners, educators, and life-long learners. Guides and assists customers in using various resources and technology, such as databases and print reference materials. Assists customers in identifying and obtaining resources from other library systems.
Presents and/or facilitates programs and workshops. Evaluates target audiences’ needs and interests in order to plan and implement effective early literacy and lifelong learning programs. Utilizes technology skills and/or knowledge of child development and literature in order to create age appropriate programs. Keeps abreast of changes in literacy and technology trends. Promotes and models early literacy skills as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) skills. Establishes partnerships and plans and presents programs with or for community business partners and/or other educational institutions. Participates in community events and festivals. Monitors reading trends, current events, and social issues.
Provides Readers’ Advisory to customers of all ages. Uses experience, knowledge, databases, and other resources to identify appropriate materials matching the users’ interest and skill level to the appropriate format. Develops book lists and subject-specific resource guides. Assists customers in locating and/or placing material on hold. Refers customers to sources containing Readers’ Advisory information.
Assists in maintenance of physical quality of the collection, including shelving and organizing of materials. Suggests books and materials for purchase based on customer requests and knowledge of the collection and community interest. Creates and maintains book displays. Locates materials from reports and resolves related issues.
Application Deadline: 05/27/2022


Position Title: Library Assistant III - Youth Focus - PT - Swansea
Grade: 107
Position #: 073400
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.67/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of work experience in a library or customer service environment.
Description:
  -Provides customer service in person and by phone. Updates accounts, conveys fines/fees, and receives payments. Provides Reference, Readers’ Advisory, and Technology services to customers. Plans and presents programs and workshops as part of the library’s programming schedule. Markets and promotes services and programs of the library. Assists in maintaining the collection.
-Responsible for providing Technology assistance and training to individuals and groups. Guides and instructs customers using computers and eReaders/Tablets to access resources, databases, and eBooks. Teaches customers to use MS Office, resume software, and to set up email accounts. -Assists customers using microfilm readers. Troubleshoots issues regarding printers, wifi access, eReaders, scanners, and copiers.
Provides Reference services to customers, including researching and answering reference questions in person and by phone. Identifies appropriate resources and assistance to job seekers, small business owners, educators, and life-long learners. Guides and assists customers in using various resources and technology, such as databases and print reference materials. -Assists customers in identifying and obtaining resources from other library systems.
-Presents and/or facilitates programs and workshops. Evaluates target audiences’ needs and interests in order to plan and implement effective early literacy and lifelong learning programs. Utilizes technology skills and/or knowledge of child development and literature in order to create age appropriate programs. Keeps abreast of changes in literacy and technology trends. Promotes and models early literacy skills as well as Science, ------ -Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) skills. Establishes partnerships and plans and presents outreach programs with or for community business partners and/or other educational institutions. Participates in community events and festivals. Monitors reading trends, current events, and social issues.
-Provides Readers’ Advisory to customers of all ages. Uses experience, knowledge, databases, and other resources to identify appropriate materials matching the users’ interest and skill level to the appropriate format. Develops book lists and subject-specific resource guides. Assists customers in locating and/or placing material on hold. Refers customers to sources containing Readers’ Advisory information.
-Assists in maintenance of physical quality of the collection, including shelving and organizing of materials. Suggests books and materials for purchase based on customer requests and knowledge of the collection and community interest. Creates and maintains book displays. Locates materials from reports and resolves related issues.
Application Deadline: 05/27/2022


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II
Grade: 106
Position #: 832000
Department: CLERK OF COURT
Salary Range: $14.71-$15.89/ HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent plus two years in office or court environment.
  Minimum Qualification - Scanning, filing and clerical support experience.
Description:
  -Data entry position in General Sessions section. Processes orders, motions, attorney and inmate mail. Will also scan and file documents. Requires critical attention to detail, confidentiality, flexibility and time management. Takes Public Defender applications.
-Other duties as assigned .CMS experience a plus.
Application Deadline: 05/27/2022


Position Title: Custodial Worker
Grade: 102
Position #: 020333
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $11.44/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with inventory control and other processes. Performing detailed-oriented work to ensure environment is clean and safe. Working with the public.
  Minimum Qualification - Cleaning to OSHA standards.
Description:
  -Clean and sanitize assigned office, restroom and public areas which include safely cleaning floors, dusting, windows and removing trash on a daily basis. Tracks supplies and reports supply needs to supervisor. Working knowledge of an occupied building and how it affects staff and public access.
-Must be able to, at times, work around confidential materials. Must always keep safety of others in mind. Must always know your cleaning supplies and how they interact.
Application Deadline: 05/27/2022


Position Title: Chief Building Inspector
Grade: 209
Position #: 018700
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $46,741-$50,480 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates degree, with 1 to 3 years of experience.
  Minimum Qualification - -Residential Combination Inspector Certification
-Building Inspector Certification
-Building Plans Examiner Certification
-Building Code Official Certification
Description:
  -Receives and investigates complaints concerning building issues throughout the County. Assists other building inspectors and the general public with building code questions. Performs onsite inspections for new construction and building complaints.
-Receives and processes complaints from across the County concerning building issues.
-Works with the other building inspectors and the public on building code questions and issues.
-Conducts field inspections on new construction with no limitation on scope or complexity.
-Testifies on the County's behalf regarding building code related items. Prepares the majority of case files and preparatory filings, and frequently cases in the totality, presented in the magistrate's court for adjudication. Presents the count's case unaccompanied.
-Assists clerk staff.
-Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 05/26/2022


Position Title: Development Inspector
Grade: 109
Position #: 707000
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.80/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates degree in a related field or high school diploma and 2 years of advanced study or training beyond including 1 year experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Education and/or experience preferably in horticulture, forestry, arboriculture, and/or natural resources. Excellent communications skills.
Description:
  -Inspects developments, properties, and/or activities for compliance with applicable development ordinances. Ensures new or expanding developments are compliant with applicable zoning and landscape design standards prior to final project approval. Monitors developments, properties, and/or activities for compliance.
-Serves as the initial staff contact for complaints relating to property maintenance, vegetation removal, compliance measures, and performance standards.
-Assist with initial development site inspections, routine compliance inspections, and final inspections to ensure compliance with applicable development ordinances are met for now, expanding, and/or converted land use activities.
-Assist with field documentation and data collection for presentations, hearings, and other meetings.
-Assist the Sheriff's Department Code Enforcement Division with research, inspections, and/or testimony for non-compliant developments, properties, and/or activities.
-Composes reports of each inspection; notes development ordinance violations that might apply; reports on whether or not the project may proceed; records inspections.
-Prepares paperwork such as scheduling; routing; code research; inspection report; field reports and written correspondence, daily driving log, project status reports. Processes technical documents.
-Assists with routine plan development site plan, sign, landscape, and subdivision review and approval; issues development permits; approves plats; and assists with daily functions of the Development Services Division as needed.
-Researches and studies permit files and development related ordinances.
-Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 05/25/2022


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 105
Position #: 101200
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $13.82-$14.92/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - -High School diploma or equivalent, with up to one year of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - n/a
Description:
  Performs various administrative duties specific to Community Development, such as: reception, clerical duties, customer service, and record keeping. Provides professional customer service, has organizational skills, utilizes problem solving and communicates effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and citizens. Orders departmental supplies, monitors account balances, and is the initial point of contact for customers.
-Excellent customer service skills, highly organized, self-motivated, and detail oriented.
Application Deadline: 05/24/2022


Position Title: Customer Service Representative
Grade: 104
Position #: 079200
Department: AUDITOR
Salary Range: $12.97-$14.01/HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, minimum of two years customer service experience in a professional office environment.
  Minimum Qualification - Advanced computer technical skills with 3 to 5 years customer service experience in a professional office environment.
Description:
  Seeking a customer service oriented person to assist customers in various types of property tax matters. Must have the ability to coordinate a diverse range of property tax and vehicle registration issues in a fast-paced environment with high customer interactions in person, over the phone and via emails. Must be able to handle multiple tasks at once. Must be a self-starter, have a great personality, be very responsible, polite, organized and hard working. Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team. Candidate must be able to establish rapport to resolve customer inquires and complaints as well as establish and maintain good working relationships with both internal and external customers. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to effectively share and disperse various sources of property tax and vehicle registration information.
-Must be able to effectively utilize various Microsoft Office products, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel. Must have outstanding data entry skills and the ability to quickly learn how to effectively and efficiently use other office equipment and internal software systems. Must have good filing and organizational skills.
Application Deadline: 05/23/2022


Position Title: Librarian I -Youth Services - Lexington Main
Grade: 207
Position #: 234700
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:
  -Seeking an enthusiastic, community minded person with a passion for literacy and working with youth who can plan, coordinate and implement library programs and participate in Collection Development for the Youth Services Department. Would provide technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocate all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establish partnerships and builds relationships with educational institutions and businesses within the community. Serve 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 Manager on Duty as needed. Must be able to provide own transportation to outreach and community events.
Application Deadline: 05/22/2022


Position Title: Library Administrator - Reference Services Coordinator
Grade: 211
Position #: 000049
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $52,518 - $56,194 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - MLIS from an accredited college or university; supplemented by 5-10 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience.
  Minimum Qualification - -
Description:
  -Seeking an enthusiastic, community minded candidate to serve as the Reference Services Coordinator for Lexington County Public Library. The Reference Services Coordinator leads and coordinates the provision of reference services provided by the Library System. The position requires the ability to teach, coach, create content, innovate, attend to details, troubleshoot/adapt to new technologies, and work collaboratively to continuously improve service quality.
The position requires strong knowledge of print and online reference services, patron technology, collection management, project management, and Microsoft Office software.

-Responsible for the Collection Management and Development for reference resources for the Library System. Responsible for assigned budgets as allocated and the purchase of materials. Evaluates collections and plans additions and deletions based on community analysis and usage trends. Community analysis includes researching demographics and needs of the general public, students, and local businesses. Creates short and long term plans for internal budget allocations for print and online resources. Assesses resources links on library system website; organizes resources to make more accessible and usable to the customers. Selects and deselects print materials adhering to the library's Collection Development Policy.
-Provides reference services to children, adults, and staff. Researches and answers reference questions, assists patrons in using library materials, online resources, and library equipment. Refers patrons to other agencies and institutions as appropriate. Compiles data for statistical reports as required.
-Evaluates respective services, resources, and programs. Analyzes service trends and coordinates recommended changes.
-Trains staff with respect to the duties and proficiences including the use of the Public Access Catalog, reference databases, interlibrary loan procedures, and public computer reservation and printing management software. Instructs staff in the keeping and reporting of statistics.
-As a member of the Library Leadership Team, assists with strategic planning for the system to further the goals of the library. Maintains knowledge on current trends on technology, library services, and equipment through professional development. Recommends changes to the collection and services, including suggesting policy and procedures for the library system. Participates in and chairs system committees as assigned. Seeks out, writes, and submits grant applications; implements grant awards, tracks outcomes, and reports back as required.
-Advocates for the stated mission and goals of the library system by developing and maintaining good working relationships with other organizations to promote library services. Conducts interviews of library applicants. Conducts literacy skills training. Represents the library system by serving on and presenting to various external committees and boards.
-Acts as the liaison between new and current vendors and staff by evaluating and selecting new vendors and managing current vendors’ upgrades and changes. Recognizes problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent. Communicates with vendors on a regular basis to ensure that staff can use their services with the highest degree of efficiency and accuracy. Provides expert and timely advice and seeks solutions for problems by keeping in contact with staff and vendors.
-Ensures that staff receive the necessary training to achieve department goals. Schedules training sessions to make sure staff are properly trained in online resources and technology. Provides mentoring, coaching, and direction as needed. Analyzes the risks and future impact of all decisions. Sets and meets realistic goals and deadlines. Keeps staff abreast of any and all changes.
-Requires public speaking. Required a valid SC Drivers License.
Application Deadline: 05/22/2022


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant II
Grade: 107
Position #: 023560
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $15.67/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent. Will be required to obtain a South Carolina non-commercial pesticide applicators license.
  Minimum Qualification - n/a
Description:
  Performs routine vector disease control duties for the Lexington County Buildings. Maintains accurate records regarding these issues as well as equipment inventory and vehicle mileage maintenance. Investigates mosquito, rodent, and fly complaints. Conducts educational presentations. Decontaminates and disposes of chemical insecticide drums. Removes tires from side of roads which breed mosquitoes.
-Winterizes and performs routine maintenance of equipment and machines used. At times, helps Building Services with moving and grounds maintenance.
Application Deadline: 05/20/2022


Position Title: PT Historical Interpreter
Grade: 104
Position #: 992000
Department: MUSEUM
Salary Range: $12.97
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma
  Minimum Qualification - Experience with children, museum experience, knowledge or pursuit of traditional crafts, public speaking experience.
Description:
  Historical Interpreter supervises and leads out educational programs for school groups and also gives tours of our historical structures to visitors. Some light cleaning is required. Applicants must have a clear speaking voice and be able to memorize, understand, and teach sometimes complicated historical information. Must be able to work out of doors in all types of weather.
Application Deadline: 05/20/2022


Position Title: Human Resources Generalist
Grade: 208
Position #: 006062
Department: HUMAN RESOURCES
Salary Range: $44,095 - $47,622.60 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - -Bachelor's degree, with 1 to 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - n/a
Description:
  -Performs specialized human resources related duties in the County Human Resources Department to include benefits, payroll, on-boarding, compensation, FMLA and Annual Open Enrollment. Assists with the daily administration and the implementation of the County’s health and dental plans for all active employees, retirees, and COBRA participants. Enrolls County employees in various benefit plans available through the County. Ensures that all employee-initiated changes are in compliance with Plan Document, SC State Retirement Systems requirements, County policies, Internal Revenue Service 125 plan regulations, and Federal and State laws.
-Conducts the new hire on-boarding process related to payroll, benefits, compensation and County Policies; and completes all employment related forms and ensures compliance.
-Interacts with Finance Department about employee’s time for payroll purposes; answers questions; provides assistance to Finance related to the information received from County departments.
-Handles all payroll transactions to include but not limited to demotions, promotions, terminations, and new hires. Calculates retroactive pay adjustments due to late/incorrect paperwork; ensures personnel action forms and POSN reports are distributed to the appropriate departments.
-Counsels employees in person and by telephone regarding insurance and retirement benefits utilizing of online information systems. Communicates explanations of benefits to employees.
-Coordinates the preparation, maintenance and processing of all benefits, claims and communicates with employees and insurance company representatives; coordinates enrollment procedures; assists employees in completing required forms and in resolving related problems. Enters/ confirms elections in Empowhr.
-Resolves customer problems; exercises judgment and discretion; independently makes decisions and conducts research under limited supervision.
-Manages the USSERA process for the county.
-Participates in the request for proposal insurance provided to County employees including the implementation of communication of the program.
-Coordinates annual Open Enrollment to include communication, scheduling, and monitor in each and every departments.
-Manages the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) process for the County.
-Supervises the preparation of correspondence, reports and presentations concerning rules and regulations of benefits, eligibility and other related areas.
-Processes and works directly with vendors, death claims for members and beneficiaries.
-Performs functions of position under provisions of laws and regulations governing insurance and retirement benefits.
-Receives and/or reviews various records and reports such as benefit enrollment forms, retirement calculations, Family and Medical Leave status, personnel action forms, and new hire / employment forms.
-Reviews a variety of documentation such as yearly benefit guide, retirement estimates, and benefit statements.
Application Deadline: 05/18/2022


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III
Grade: 108
Position #: 107290
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $16.69/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Min. GED plus 2 years of experience and training in heavy motorized equipment operation and maintenance. SC CDL Drivers license required within 6 months of employment.
  Minimum Qualification - 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: 05/18/2022


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: 05/18/2022


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