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COUNTY OF LEXINGTON - EXTERNAL HUMAN RESOURCES BULLETIN

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the County of Lexington encourages minorities, women and members of other legally protected classes to apply.

NOTE: Lexington County is accepting applications for the following employment and volunteer opportunities. To be considered for any of these positions you must submit a completed Lexington County application form.

*Volunteer opportunities are different from positions in which candidates are hired as employees.

Date of Bulletin: 02/13/2016


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 112
Position #: 150003
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $45,193
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Technical College Diploma.
  Minimum Qualification - 1 to 2 years experience in work related to emergency medical service; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Description:
  The Paramedic performs skilled and technical work in the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Public Safety Department. Supervises and directs EMT personnel in basic life support care and performs advanced life support care to the sick and injured. Ensures the safety of crew, support personnel, bystanders and the patient.
The Paramedic's work involves operating an approved ALS Unit, rescuing victims and administering appropriate emergency medical care to patients while en route to hospital. Work involves efficiently managing the scene, assessing, applying, and providing necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical facility.
The position requires graduation from a technical college and 1 to 2 years experience in work related to emergency medical service; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
A degree or certification in EMT/Paramedic studies with State registry, National registry, or both along with certification in ACLS, and CPR are required. Valid South Carolina driver's license is required.
The salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016


Position Title: School Crossing Guard - PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 150005
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $10.32 Per Hr.
   
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: 05/31/2016


Position Title: Patrol Deputy
Grade: 110
Position #: 150001
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $39,473.19
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma / GED.
  Minimum Qualification - One of the following: certified LE Class I (SC CJA); Bachelor's Degree or higher; certified LE Officer from another state or have MP experience.
Description:
  Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section)

Contact our: HR Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016


Position Title: Correctional Officer
Grade: 109
Position #: 150004
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $36,890.83
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - At least age 21; High School Diploma or GED; relevant experience is helpful.
Description:
  Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section)

Contact our: HR Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2016


Position Title: Deputy Coroner
Grade: 110
Position #: 000659
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $18.97/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - HS Diploma or equivalent. SC Law Enforcement Certification (Class 1 or 3) preferred. American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) registry certification preferred or willingness to obtain this certification within one year of employment.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be a US citizen and at least 21 years of age. Two years of Death Investigations, Law Enforcement experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Description:
  Hours/ Shift: Fifty hours per pay period; including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and subject to emergency call out 24 hours/7 days a week. Part time and full time positions available.

Job Description: Lexington County Coroner’s Office seeks a candidate that will under occasional supervision, respond to death scenes according to varying daytime/nigh time work schedules and in potentially adverse weather conditions and conduct death investigations that result from criminal violence, suicide, mechanical, environmental or industrial accidents, deaths in correctional facilities, sudden deaths unattended by a physician, death s occurring as a complication of therapeutic procedures, and any deaths that occur in an unnatural or suspicious manner. The selected candidate will be responsible for writing reports, obtaining medical records or other hospital specimens pertaining to the death investigation, and performing follow- up investigations on behalf of Lexington County Coroner’s Office as requested. Additional responsibilities include interviewing witnesses to obtain information, observing the death scene and preparing detailed descriptions, examining and taking possession of bodies, and supervising their transport to the morgue. The candidate will identify and establish evidentiary value of items and determine which items are to be taken into evidence; or coordinate positive identification through visual recognition, x-ray, dental records, descriptive evidence, and fingerprint records. He/she will identify immediate life threatening conditions and take/coordinate action to remove hazards. He/she will testify in court and provide information to family and authorized others as to cause of death, manner and circumstances as determined, thus providing counseling, understanding, and education. The candidate will obtain and document information for the death certificates and issue Cremation Permits. The candidate should be comfortable with basic typing/computer skills and photography. The candidate will participate in public relations efforts as necessary to maintain a cooperative and positive relationship between the Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the community.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, smell, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move decedents without assistance or obese decedents with assistance on level surface, up or down stairs, or over rough ground. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, correct color perception, and adequate peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to varying indoor ambient conditions and weather extremes while on the scene of a death. The employee is also exposed to toxic or caustic substances, bio-hazards, moving mechanical equipment, road traffic, x-rays, lakes, rivers, and high precarious places. Noise levels from quiet to loud may occur as well. The employee may be subject to extended periods without sleep while on rotational call. The employee will be exposed to violent and dysfunctional environments. The employee may work around people under duress and may be subject to verbal and physical confrontations.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.
Application Deadline: 03/09/2016


Position Title: Call-Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 1500103
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $30,114
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Any combination of education, training and experience necessary to successfully complete the job.
Description:
  Receives and processes emergency calls for services from citizens. Dispatches emergency services. Coordinates additional resources for emergency calls. Provides emergency medical instruction for all Emergency Medical Service calls. Operates the National Crime Information Center computer to support law enforcement operations. Utilizes CAD to ensure accurate and timely dispatch of emergency services. Monitors status of all responding agencies. Answers calls for service for other county agencies after hours. Receives and/or reviews emergency and non-emergency calls for service, requests for National Crime Information Center information, QA sheets, patient condition information and radio transmissions. Prepares and/or generates CAD call cards, National Crime Information Center entries. Refers to and follows EMD protocols.

The pre-employment selection process at the department consists of the following:

• Criminal record review
• Psychological screening
• Initial interview
• Background investigation
• Pre-employment drug test
• Any other requirement determined necessary

You will be contacted upon the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will be given a date and time to attend applicant testing. The entire hiring process could take as long as 8 weeks. You can check your application status on the Lexington County Human Resources website.

Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.

If rejected, an applicant may reapply one year after being turned down for employment. The application is held in retention for two years from the date that it is rejected.
Application Deadline: 03/02/2016


Position Title: Assistant Court Administrator I
Grade: 109
Position #: 0011454
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: $36,891
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree.
  Minimum Qualification - One year of relevant experience.
Description:
  Manages all operational, administrative and financial duties for the DUI Court and Central Jury Trials. Performs responsible administrative and technical work, including daily and monthly financial responsibilities to include balancing/reconciliation, annual audit preparations and the maintenance of accurate court records. Assists Central and District Courts; opens, processes, and closes defendant case files; schedules hearings and court dates; prepares and distributes hearing notices; prepares files, docket sheets, and court documents; assists judges in the courtroom; enters case and court information into case management system; receives, receipts, and records fees, fines, and payments. Receives and responds to public inquiries, complaints and requests for assistance. Facilitates financial processes; assists with strategic planning and financial forecasting; collects, compiles, and prepares statistical data reports; monitors court revenue; prepares financial statements; inputs financial information into case management system; reconciles accounts; prepares and submits documents related to the yearly financial audit. Provides assistance to internal and external groups and individuals. Attends meetings, trainings, and conferences as necessary to enhance job knowledge and skills.
Application Deadline: 02/21/2016


Position Title: Administrative Assistant III
Grade: 106
Position #: 0018492
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $14.47/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - One to three years experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.
Description:
  Answers/makes calls to vendors, dispatches staff work projects, reads and responds to emails, schedules appointments, creates/closes work orders using BOSS for staff for repairs and scheduled maintenance, creates files/projects using SharePoint, compiles and analyzes applications for payments on capital projects, prepares memos, letters and meeting documents. Other duties as assigned. Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, provide quick and efficient service to external/internal customers and must have experience in Word, Excel and SharePoint. Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs.
Application Deadline: 02/19/2016


Position Title: Shelter Attendant
Grade: 105
Position #: 001851
Department: ANIMAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $28,144
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.
  Minimum Qualification - Must have successfully completed euthanasia certifications within six months of employment.
Description:
  Under regular supervision, the Shelter Attendant provides care and keeping of domestic animals in an effort to maintain public safety and welfare in the Animal Services Division.

The Attendant monitors the health of animals by administering basic healthcare which includes worming and assisting in euthanasia; cleans and maintains shelter and equipment used in the department; washes pens, disinfects cages and pens daily; feeds animals; evaluates potential adoption animals; assists the Veterinarian in testing and surgery.

The employee must also exercise considerable tact, courtesy and discretion in contact with the general public.
Application Deadline: 02/18/2016


Position Title: PT Collection & Recycling Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 000953
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.32/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Three to six months experience in manual labor involving heavy lifting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.
Description:
  Opens/closes facility according to published schedules. Greets citizens and provides appropriate information and direction regarding solid waste disposal. Operates waste compactor equipment in a safe, efficient manner. Cleans equipment on a daily basis. Cleans up spillage and other debris from areas around waste containers as necessary. Counts and documents the number of vehicles entering the center. Mows grass, rakes and performs other basic yard maintenance. Assists waste hauler with loading and unloading containers.
Application Deadline: 02/16/2016


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

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

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

Or
South Carolina Dept. Of Employment and Workforce

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