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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: 11/20/2017


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit
Grade: 108
Position #: 336699
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $32,754- $34, 478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - see below
  Minimum Qualification - see below
Description:
  Under general supervision responds to fire and emergency calls. Provides a wide variety of duties related to fire suppression in order to ensure public safety and welfare. Exercises judgement and safety in all fire and rescue related activities. Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to obtain a South Carolina Class E Driver's License or CDL with proper endorsements.
Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following: Departmental Physical Agility Test, Ergometrics Entry Level testing for teamwork, human relations, mechanical aptitude, reading ability, and basic math skills; an oral interview board, and the departmental sixteen week Recruit Firefighter Program consisting of the following courses:

NFPA Firefighter I
Auto Extrication
NFPA Firefighter II
Rescuing the Rescuer/ Rapid Intervention Crew
Emergency Medical First Responder (National Registry Required)

***This posting is for a March 2018 Recruit Class***
Application Deadline: 01/06/2018


Position Title: Correctional Officer
Grade: 109
Position #: 150012
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $36,891
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - At least age 21; High School Diploma or GED; relevant experience is helpful.
Description:
  Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section)

Contact our: HR Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; Sheriff’s Department Recruiter Sergeant Dan Rusinyak at (803) 785-JOIN(5646) or drusinyak@lcsd.sc.gov

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: School Crossing Guard
Grade: 101
Position #: 150013
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $7,529
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Minimum Qualification - Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a social security number and transportation.
Description:
  School Crossing Guards and substitutes needed for Lexington County Schools. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a social security number. Must have transportation to school crossing. (Part time position only)
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Deputy Patrol
Grade: 110
Position #: 150014
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $39,474
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma / GED.
  Minimum Qualification - One of the following: certified LE Class I (SC CJA); Bachelor's Degree or higher; certified LE Officer from another state or have MP experience.
Description:
  Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section)

Contact our: HR Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; Sheriff’s Department Recruiter Sergeant Dan Rusinyak at (803) 785-JOIN(5646) or drusinyak@lcsd.sc.gov

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 112
Position #: 150015
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $45,193
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Six months to one year of advanced training beyond high school equivalency, with one to three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, ITLS, AMLS, CPR and BLS Certifications.
Description:
  Provides appropriate patient care while en route to the hospital in a manner that involves safely and efficiently managing the scene, assessing, applying and providing necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons. Transporting patients to a medical facility in a manner that prevents additional harm to the patient, crew or the public while providing high quality advanced life support. Maintains equipment and ensures proper working order. Operates EMS vehicles while maintaining safety standards. Coordinates action and safety of allied personnel, bystanders and patients.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Emergency Medical Technician
Grade: 110
Position #: 170030
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $39,474
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Applicant must be a SC or National Registry Basic or must have successfully completed all testing requirements and have a valid CPR certification prior to employment.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division of Public Safety. Qualified candidate will provide pre-hospital care by treating patient based on assessment. Monitor BLS patient while in route to hospital and drive emergency response unit in emergency and non-emergency situations for an ALS patient. Provide mental and physical support to patient. Assist crew chief as needed.

Candidate must exercise tact, courtesy, and firmness in dealing with the patient and with the public. Must exercise independent judgment in evaluating and testing victims and in applying short-term relief.

Multiple positions available.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I- Multiple Positions
Grade: 105
Position #: 002368
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $28,144
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - HS Diploma supplemented by training in heavy equipment operation and maintenance and 9-12 months experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment. Must posses a valid SC CDL driver's license.
  Minimum Qualification - Operation of heavy motorized equipment; Performing maintenance on heavy motorized equipment; listening to directions and employing safety procedures.

Education:
HS Diploma supplemented by training in heavy equipment operation and maintenance and 9-12 months experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment. Must posses a valid SC CDL driver's license.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in operating and maintaining motorized heavy equipment in the Transportation Division of PW. Operates various heavy equipment such as paver, roller, motor grader, backhoe, bush hog, AMZ, fuel truck, dump truck, and scrapers in the field of paving, drainage, grading, construction and maintenance of all County roads and parking lots.
Drives various trucks and hauls material and equipment. Uses tamps, chainsaw, pole saws, concrete mixers and additional small equipment. Reports to assigned Supervisor.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Litter Collector (Part Time)
Grade: 101
Position #: 002166
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.32
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent with no experience required.
  Minimum Qualification - see below
Description:
  Walk along roadside picking up litter and trash; load/unload trash and other materials for proper disposal; operate equipment to include: forklift, tommy lift gates, waste compactors and tow trailers; process daily work sheets as required and adhere to all County and department safety regulations.
Assist with special events; separate recycling materials from trash; work outside in all weather conditions.
Application Deadline: 12/22/2017


Position Title: Litter Collection Crew Chief (Part Time)
Grade: 103
Position #: 021640
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $11.82
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, Supervisor experience.
  Minimum Qualification - See below.
Description:
  Manages the day-to-day operations of Litter Collection Crew to include training of personnel; prepare daily work schedules; identify equipment needs; schedule and assist with equipment repairs, and adhere to all County and department safety regulations. Walk along roadside picking up litter, trash and other materials to include TV's, mattresses, furniture, tires, etc. Work outdoors in all weather conditions.
Complete daily work sheets, assist with special events, educate citizens on proper disposal of waste and operate equipment to include forklift, tommy lift gates, waste compactors and tow trailers.
Application Deadline: 12/22/2017


Position Title: Crime Scene Investigator
Grade: 112
Position #: 002570
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $45,193- $51,972 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - See below.
  Minimum Qualification - See below.
Description:
  Job Description:
Processes crime scenes and collects, preserves, and documents evidence for use in criminal prosecution. Analyzes evidence and generates comprehensive reports. Provide testimony and expert opinion in court.


Necessary Knowledge:
Forensic science techniques, laboratory protocols, scientific methodologies and forensic examination procedures sufficient to conduct detailed and complex analyses;
Evidence collection, preservation and packaging procedures sufficient to serve as a technical advisor in such matters and to ensure evidence handling requirements are met;


Mandatory Education, Training and Experience:
Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement officer with, at least, three years of law enforcement experience. High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.


Application Process:
Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 12/11/2017


Position Title: Deputy (Warrant Division)
Grade: 110
Position #: 002250
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $39,474- $45,395 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - See below.
  Minimum Qualification - See below.
Description:
  Job Description
Serves warrants, subpoenas, and civil papers, and performs general law enforcement duties as assigned. Performs evictions and repossessions. Detains and transports prisoners to and from designated locations. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.


Equivalent Education, Training and Experience:
Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement officer for the state of South Carolina. High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.


Application Process:
Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 12/11/2017


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 018600
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $32,222
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED; Valid SC CDL Driver's License.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Heavy Equipment training in operation and maintenance; one year experience w/ operating heavy motorized 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. Complete daily paper work.
Application Deadline: 12/08/2017


Position Title: Part-Time Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 002090
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $13,952.64
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - none required.
Description:
  Multiple Vacancies.
Job Purpose:
Maintains effective operations of the facility. Maintains the on-site collection and recycling center operations. Opens and closes the facility. Greets and educates center visitors on the Cuts the grass and cleans minor spills as needed.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Meets and greets all users; provides appropriate information and direction as necessary; operates waste compactors efficiently to maximize tonnage; calls in containers for disposal; cleans equipment, grounds, building and surrounding areas; assists waste haulers with containers; and assists citizens as needed
Counts and records the number of vehicles entering the facility per hour; prepares and generate waste containers call log, recyclables call log; supply orders; equipment repair orders; and personal time sheets
Greets the public and provides appropriate information and direction regarding solid waste disposal and recycling; resolves disputes with citizens; and maintains tact, courtesy and discretion when dealing with the general public and/or outside contract vendors
Cleans behind compactor blades; cleans used oil tank; attend safety and/or training meetings; works at various collection and recycling centers as needed; adheres to all safety standards; provides timely feedback to supervisor

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

Knowledge:
Basic mathematics;
Methods, procedures and policies in the Collection Center Division of the Solid Waste Management Department;
Methods, procedures and policies in the Collection Center Division of the Solid Waste Management Department;
Operation of heavy machinery.

Skills:
Basic yard maintenance;
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact;
Customer service;
Organization and time-management practices to accomplish tasks in a timely manner;
Detailed oriented;
Multi-tasking such as handling multiple customers at one time.

Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting, moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.
Application Deadline: 12/03/2017


Position Title: Part Time Recycling Collector
Grade: 104
Position #: 013430
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.65/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - See below.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Operates County vehicle, tows various sized trailers full of recyclable materials to and from the Collection Centers to the landfill or designated recycling processing facilities; exchanges, connects, disconnects and positions trailers. Loads and unloads plastic roll carts filled with recyclable materials. Operates heavy machinery. Uses discretion dealing with the public and adheres to all county and department safety regulations.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Gathers, sorts, separates and processes all recyclable materials from the Collection Centers and other County departments as requested. Organizes stacks and loads electronic waste and mattress trailers to maximize loads. Processes aluminum cans through can crusher; delivers supplies to the Collection Centers; delivers materials to designated facilities for processing. Operates equipment to include flatbed trucks; forklifts; oil filter crushers; tommy lift gates; waste compactors; and tow trailers.
Reviews previous days calls from the Collection Centers on the recycling pull request sheet. Completes recycling trip sheet, equipment inspection forms and assigns daily activity. Maintains supply inventory, repairs and change trailer tires and reports equipment repairs to supervisor. Picks-up and files Collection Centers monthly vehicle count sheets, waste management call sheets, recycling pull request sheet and CMC's scrap metal pull requests. Reports when e-waste, mattress, textile and aluminum trailers need to be exchanged. Prepares time sheet and time card.
Assists with special events. Picks-up recyclable materials from SWM administration office, Records Management and County administration office.
Inspects Collection Centers for unauthorized items and removes this accordingly. Educates citizens on proper disposal of waste and recyclable materials.

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

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

Skills:
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact;
Customer service;
Organization and time-management practices to accomplish tasks in a timely manner;
Detailed oriented;
Multi-tasking such as handling multiple customers at one time

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting, moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.
Application Deadline: 11/27/2017


Position Title: County Engineer
Grade: 216
Position #: 001600
Department: PUBLIC WORKS/ADMINISTRATION
Salary Range: $72,967 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering supplemented by five or six years of progressively responsible experience in public works engineering and operations; or an equivalent combination.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience: Must possess state certification as a Professional Engineer. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.
Description:
  Under supervision and direction of the Director of Public Works, performs directing, supervising, operating and administrating duties as assigned within the various divisions of the Public Works Department including Engineering, Stormwater, Transportation, and Vector Control. Oversees design and construction of roadway, drainage, and development of C-Fund, In-House and other projects for Lexington County.
Receives and investigates complaints from citizens, directs work orders for corrective actions, Prepares specification for procurement and or acquisition of goods and services under supervision of Public Works Director.
Application Deadline: 11/27/2017


Position Title: Case Manager I
Grade: 111
Position #: 001210
Department: SOLICITOR
Salary Range: $40,125.15
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, sociology, psychology or related field supplemented by three or more years experience, preferably in juvenile justice or a legal environment.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience: Experience in a juvenile arbitration position or an administrative support position with a Solicitor's Office. Also, prefer someone who has a victim service provider and/or pretrial intervention certification.
Description:
  Under limited supervision, handles all case management of assigned juvenile arbitration cases to include community service, correspondence, scheduling, coordinating drug and mental health counseling and recruiting community service sites. Ability to effectively communicate with others, to include juveniles, juveniles parents, victims, volunteers and law enforcement. Perform other related duties as required.
Must possess a valid South Carolina drivers license and have computer skills. Also, prefer that the applicant be a notary public.
Application Deadline: 11/20/2017


Position Title: Tax Clerk I
Grade: 104
Position #: 007970
Department: TREASURER
Salary Range: $26,303 at $12.65/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - preferred Experience: Cash handling experience preferred. Nine to twelve months in collections, preferably in a tax related field.
Description:
  Performs a variety of standardized clerical and public contact work associated with the Treasurer/Delinquent Tax Office. Responsible for considerable data entry work in recording tax payments and other data in computerized files. Will be required to operate a computer based cash register. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with delinquent taxpayers and general public.
Application Deadline: 11/20/2017


For more information call (803) 785-8225
or apply at:

SC-WORKS
671 Main Street
South Congaree, SC 29170
(4 miles South of the Airport on Edmund Highway)

Phone: (803) 359-6131
Fax: (803) 356-5839

Or
South Carolina Dept. Of Employment and Workforce

(online access to apply online available at office)
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
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