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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: 07/24/2017


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

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

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


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


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

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

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


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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting, moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.
Application Deadline: 09/01/2017


Position Title: 911 Call Taker (Multiple Vacancies)
Grade: 106
Position #: 1700231
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $30,114
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - Must be 18 years of age, previous experience is helpful
Description:
  Multiple Openings.
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. 911 Call-Taker position operates on 12 hours shifts, with rotating days and nights.

The pre-employment selection process at the department consists of the following:
1. Criminal record review
2. Psychological screening
3. Initial interview
4. Background investigation
5. Pre-employment drug test
6. 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 longs as 8 weeks. You can check your application status on the Lexington County Human Resources website.
Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.
If rejected, an applicant may reapply one year after being turned down for employment. The application is held in retention for 2 years from the date that it is rejected.
Application Deadline: 08/25/2017


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit (Mutiple Vacancies)
Grade: 108
Position #: 022211
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $32,754- $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - n/a
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 rescues 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
Hazardous Materials
Auto Extrication
NFPA Firefighter II
Rescuing the Rescuer/ Rapid Intervention Crew
Emergency Medical First Responder (National Registry Required)
Application Deadline: 08/16/2017


Position Title: Part-Time Litter Collection Crew Chief
Grade: 103
Position #: 002164
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $18,131.88
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required.
  Minimum Qualification - Prior management experience.
Description:
  Manages and participates in the daily operations of the litter collection crew; schedules and assist with equipment repairs; completes daily work sheets; load and unload trash for proper disposal; operates county vehicle and small equipment; and ensures a safe working environment for litter crew.
Assist with special events; separate recycling materials from trash; trains personnel, schedules and prioritizes daily work duties; and must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
Application Deadline: 08/04/2017


Position Title: Part-Time Litter Collector (Multiple Vacancies)
Grade: 101
Position #: 002165
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $15,830.88
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required.
  Minimum Qualification - None required.
Description:
  Pick up roadside 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 works sheets as required.
Assist with special events; separate recycling materials from trash; must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
Application Deadline: 08/04/2017


Position Title: Part Time Recycling Collector
Grade: 104
Position #: 0013431
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $19,389.76
   
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 - n/a
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.

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: 08/02/2017


Position Title: Library Assistant II- Floater (Part Time)
Grade: 105
Position #: 002169
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $14,071.20
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree with one to three years of work experience in a library or educational setting.
  Minimum Qualification - n/a
Description:
  Library Assistant II - Floater
Responsible for working alongside the bookmobile Staff as well as covering public service desks in all 10 branches as needed. Responsible for driving and operating the bookmobile on a regular basis. Greets and assists customers who enter and/or call the library. Responsible for all aspects of circulation duties. Provides guidance and basic instruction regarding using the online catalog, downloading materials, accessing databases, and other services. Utilizes databases, bibliographies, and other resources to recommend specific books and materials that the customer requests. Provides basic reference services to customers of all ages. Runs various circulation reports and resolves issues. Inspects and performs maintenance of materials. Promotes all services and programs of the library.
• Substitutes in public service areas of the library at all ten branches and the bookmobile. Responsible for customer service and circulation duties in branches and/or on bookmobile. Responsible for driving and operating the Bookmobile on a regular basis. Assists with deliveries to Homebound patrons as needed. Assists with deliveries to branches as needed.
• Provides customer service concerning accounts. Explains policies and procedures regarding holds, overdues, and fines and fees and in reference to customer inquiry as to the status of their account. Performs circulation duties including checking materials in and out, renewing materials, registering customers for library cards, updating customer records, assessing damages to library materials, collecting money for fines and fees, and placing materials on hold as requested. Collects and keeps accurate records of fines, fees, and copier revenue and may prepare and make deposits. Assesses damaged materials and charges accounts. Uses judgement in deciding if justification for waiving fines/fees.
• Provides one-on-one assistance and instruction regarding library resources and service. Instructs customers in usage of library technology, such as the library catalog, databases, eReader/accessing downloadable titles, and copiers/scanners. Teaches customers to access the internet, use Microsoft software, create job applications and resumes, and utilize their online account including renewing materials and placing items on hold. Refers patrons to other resources when applicable. Troubleshoots computer, eReader, and Wi-Fi access issues. Responsible for explaining the Dewey Decimal System, library layout and location of collections to customers and volunteers.
• Provides basic reference services to customers of all ages. Establishes an effective dialogue to discern customer requests then recommends pertinent resources based on the customers’ needs and parameters. Assists the public in identifying and using both print and online resources, including databases and eBook.
• Maintains the library’s collections. Runs reports to organize and maintain the collections and to resolve issues of lost items, hold requests, and low circulation. Assists in the collection development process making recommendations of materials to be added to the collection. Assesses physical quality of materials and may perform general book repair. Sorts and organizes materials to prepare for shelving. Assesses collections’ order and potential space limitations and shifts materials as needed. Empties book drop as assigned and checks in materials. Sorts items for shelving and routing.
• Promotes library services and programs. Refers customers to programs and print and online calendars and schedules. Collaborates with other library staff and partners in order to promote programs and resources at schools, businesses, and community events. Discerns patron interests and needs and is able to guide them to materials, programs, and services that meet their expectations. Conducts group tours and educates customers concerning a variety of library resources and services. Creates and maintains book displays that promote library materials, programs, and services.
• Performs a variety of functions daily to keep the library operational. Assists in opening and closing procedures. May change outdoor signage. Assists in general housekeeping and straightening of public areas both inside and out. Assists with set up and break down of meeting rooms and programs. May process returned materials after hours and on Holidays in order to keep workflow up to date. Works in other library departments as needed.
Requires a valid SC driver's license. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Requires standing for long periods, repetitive motions, walking, stooping, kneeling, and reaching. Must be able to work morning, afternoon, night and weekend hours including Sundays.
Application Deadline: 07/28/2017


Position Title: CDBG Disaster Recovery Administrator
Grade: 209
Position #: 0020701
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $46,302
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - *Bachelor’s degree, with 1 to 3 years of experience working with CDBG, HOME and/or CDBG DR Programs or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - *Experience in the various aspects of housing property maintenance and repair, and/or experience in the area of purchase and sale of residential properties.
Description:
  This is a Grant Funded Position: Employment under this position is expected to last for approximately four (4) years. The Term of Employment may be extended according to the needs of the program however, under no circumstance will this position extend beyond the available funding of the CDBG DR program. Current Federal guidelines set the maximum term of the grant at six (6) years from the date of the grant award.

Job Purpose:
With limited supervision, to coordinate and/or supervise projects, processes and procedures, to include providing guidance and technical assistance on issues of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (US DHUD) compliance as it relates to Community Development Block Grants – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Programs. Prepare reports, organize meetings, conduct site visits and organize the work flow of CDBG-DR all sub-recipients, consultants, contractors, and other temporarily assigned staff, as well as all programs and processes. Though other Community Development staff and administrators may temporarily assist in various aspects of the CDBG DR programs at the direction of the Community Development Director, the CDBG DR Administrator will be the only Community Development Department staff member assigned full-time to CDBG DR.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervise contractors/consultants, sub-recipients and others involved in the County of Lexington’s CDBG Disaster Recovery effort. Provide technical assistance to ensure that all work procedures meet US DHUD guidelines. Recommend, coordinate and/or assist in the review and revision or development of County policy and/or procedure as it relates to CDBG-DR activity.

Maintains open lines of communications between the contractor/consultant and the county and serves as a conduit to ensure that all communications between the County and persons involved in the County CDBG DR program.

Utilizing the designated CDBG-DR management system and other tools as necessary, maintain accurate record keeping of all activities of the CDBG-DR program so as to meet all Federal and State laws, regulations and guidelines and County of Lexington ordinances, policies and procedures, especially those pertaining to finance, procurement and human resource management. Develop and or produce reporting as is required, necessary and appropriate to document CDBG-DR activity.

Accompany contractor/consultants, sub-recipients, and/or appropriate county staff on various announced and unannounced field inspections regarding all aspects of the CDBG DR programs.

Provides monitoring as defined by the CDBG DR program of contractor/consultants and/or sub-recipients as appropriate.

With contractor/consultant personnel, provides technical assistance and guidance to and oversight of grant sub-recipients. Address program anomalies, i.e. difficult applications, new regulations and federal mandates, as well as grantees needing technical assistance.

Act as the first line of defense for the Community Development Director, utilizing the chain of command, in order to keep him apprised of all situations that may pose potential legal or public relations problems for the County. Maintain an open line of communication with the Director to provide regular status updates and service quality and quantity updates. Make recommendations of potential changes to the CDBG-DR Action plan according to the successes of different aspects of the programs;

Coordinate and assist in the development and submission of federally mandated reports.

Make presentations to community groups, policy makers, appointed and/or elected officials, VOADs and others as it relates to CDBG-DR.

Attend appropriate training programs and shares information/skills learned to contractors/consultants, sub-recipients and other appropriate personnel to ensure their current practices are in compliance with Federal and County policies.


*Knowledge of issues within Lexington County as relates to the October 2015 Presidentially Declared Disaster and the steps the County has taken to date to address the unmet needs experienced from that disaster.
Application Deadline: 07/28/2017


Position Title: Logistics Assistant
Grade: 104
Position #: 002136
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $26,303
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - Must be at least 18 years old
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in Logistics, Fire Service Division of Public Safety. This position requires the employee to be a self starter. Knowledge of various supplies and materials related to fire suppression operations is desirable. Qualified candidate will provide the following;
The Logistics Officer Assistant will help organize and manage the receipt and distribution of supplies, uniforms and equipment to the 24 fire stations and Headquarters. Work closely with the Logistics Manager for the procurement and distribution of all station supplies including but not limited to Janitorial Supplies, Medical Supplies, Office Supplies, Kitchen Supplies, Small Tools, and other day to day items needed for fire department operations. Must be able to lift, push, and pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Will assist in the distribution of all clothing needs including station wear as well as personal protective equipment. Helps in coordinating the repair and service of small engines, hand tools, fire hose, and specialized equipment. Ensures warehouse is clean and orderly. May require some clerical duties.
In addition, will assist in overseeing department inventory of all personal protective equipment. Ensures that all personal protective equipment is washed, inspected, repaired and stored per current regulations. Ensures that personal protective equipment cleaning at satellite locations is conducted properly. Will ensure that the Logistics Manager receives all personal protective equipment information to maintain computer data base of all personal protective equipment as required by NFPA, OSHA, and ISO.
Assist with coordinating, scheduling, and conducting testing and record keeping of all fire hose, ground ladders, fire extinguishers, and fire apparatus pumps as needed. Will ensure that the Logistics Manager receives all pertinent information to maintain computer data base of all equipment as required by NFPA, OSHA, and ISO.
Will perform other assigned duties as required.
Application Deadline: 07/28/2017


Position Title: Library Assistant III (Part Time)
Grade: 107
Position #: 0007381
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $20,137
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of work experience in a library or educational setting.
Description:
  Gilbert-Summit Branch.

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 Youth Services and Adult 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 lifelong learning. 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.
Requires public speaking and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work morning, afternoon, and weekend hours.
Application Deadline: 07/28/2017


Position Title: Development Assistant
Grade: 106
Position #: 014451
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $30,114
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate'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 - Notary Public Certification required; maintain annual training as required by South Carolina State Law (S204); Valid SC Driver's License is required.
Description:
  Issues various permits pertaining to Zoning and Landscape and Open Space; schedules and coordinates Development Review Meetings; receives, records, and tracks submittal plans and documents for residential and commercial developments; maintains the tracking database of all development and provides information in the form of reports to various departments. Planning Commission, assists with over-the-counter plat approvals and witnesses the recording of subdivision plats; Assists the Development Coordinator with administering the Lexington County Subdivision Regulations; receives customer requests, complaints, and Freedom of Information Act requests for the Development Division and routes them to the appropriate staff and tracks the status of such requests (ombudsman); provides general clerical work for the Development Services Division; provides general and technical customer service assistance, as well as communicating in general, with developers, design engineers, surveyors, and other government agencies. Performs other similar duties as required.
Requires the ability to safely operate a county vehicle throughout the county and the state.
Requires attendance of meetings or events outside of normal working hours.
Requires limited travel to include daily and/or overnight attendance at various conferences, training programs, meetings and events inside Lexington County and/or the State of South Carolina.
Application Deadline: 07/26/2017


Position Title: Accounting Clerk I
Grade: 108
Position #: 0007751
Department: TREASURER
Salary Range: $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates degree in business or accounting and at least two years experience in accounting work or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - n/a
Description:
  Performs a wide variety of clerical and accounting related duties in the Treasurer's Office. Work involves generating and balancing payment data spreadsheets; research; assisting taxpayers and the general public in the office, via phone and through written correspondence. Files and maintains records. Processes payments and utilizes the DMV system. Resolving problem transactions and mail.
Computer skills in Word and Excel will be required to operate a computer based cash register. Must be able to communicate effectively with peers and the general public. Cash handling experience required.
Application Deadline: 07/26/2017


Position Title: Administrative Assistant III
Grade: 106
Position #: 001033
Department: REGISTER OF DEEDS
Salary Range: $30,114
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma, real estate document knowledge, 1-3 years experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - 1-3 years of customer service experience, good written and verbal communications, knowledge of all Microsoft office products (Word, Excel)
Description:
  - Review recorded documents pertaining to real estate and others that are record-able in the ROD office to ensure all required information along with derivations are complete on received documents.
- Ability to balance cash drawers daily with a daily pre-balance being required.
- Responsible for ensuring all digital copies are stored and categorized by type of documents.
- Provide professional customer service for all areas of the office.
- Ability to multitask.
- Assist coworkers when needed, scanning, indexing, proofing and outgoing mail.
- Provide timely responses to inquiries.
Application Deadline: 07/26/2017


Position Title: Human Resources Specialist
Grade: 108
Position #: 0020081
Department: HUMAN RESOURCES
Salary Range: $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree, with 3 to 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - see below
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Performs support of the operations of the Human Resources Department.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares new hire paperwork.
Ensures compliance with COBRA guidelines by preparing letters and other paperwork as directed; receives and records COBRA insurance premium payments.
Coordinates health, life and disability insurance enrollments and communicates with service providers concerning routine administration of programs.
Manages digital time card implementation.
Processes personnel action forms and ensures proper approvals; disseminates approved forms.
Maintains employee benefits records by processing employee status changes in a timely fashion.
Provides customer service to internal departments.
Writes job postings.
Creates and maintains procedural manuals and procedures for Human Resources and Risk Management.
Assist with various special projects.

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

Knowledge:
Human Resources practices and principles;
Functions and interrelationships of the department and other governmental agencies;
Relevant laws, ordinances, standards, and regulations;
Principles of employee relations;
Proper English usage, punctuation, spelling, and grammar;
Basic mathematics;
Modern office practices and technologies;
Employee recruitment practices and principles.

Skills:
Administering employee insurance and benefits programs;
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone, and email contact;
Utilizing a computer and relevant software;
Reading and interpreting complex materials.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a negligible amount of force frequently, and/or or constantly having to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions.
Application Deadline: 07/25/2017


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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