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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: 04/20/2014


Position Title: Patrol Deputy
Grade: 10
Position #: 140001
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $36,501
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma / GED.
SEE WWW.LEXINGTONSHERIFF.COM TO APPLY....THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER
  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. SEE LEXINGTONSHERIFF.COM TO APPLY...THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER.
Description:
  In order to be considered for employment, you must complete the Lexington County Sheriff's Department application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section) Please print, complete, and return this paper application.
The County on-line web advertisement / application is not required.
If you need a Sheriff's Department application sent to you, please let us know as we will be happy to assist you; however, applications are sent by request only.
For more information about employment opportunities with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, contact our: HR Recruiter at (803) 785-8158; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.
We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
The Sheriff’s Department employs in excess of 400 full and part-time employees who protect and serve the citizens of Lexington County every day.
If you think you have what it takes to exemplify our motto – “Pride in Professionalism” –, consider a career with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SELECTION PROCESS
The Sheriff’s Department’s pre-employment selection process consists of the following elements:
• Driving record review
• Criminal record review
• Credit history review
• Psychological screening
• Initial interview
• Polygraph examination
• Background investigation
• Pre-employment physical examination and completion of a health history questionnaire
• Pre-employment drug test
• Any other requirement determined necessary by the Sheriff’s Department
This process generally takes six to eight weeks or longer to complete.
Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.
The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, be a high school graduate or have a GED and meet at least one of the following criteria: Must already be certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (LE Class 1), Must possess College Degree (Bachelors or higher), and/or must be certified law enforcement officer from another state, and/or must have prior Military Police experience.
IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE LEXINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT APPLICATION LOCATED AT WWW.LEXINGTONSHERIFF.COM THANK YOU...WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2014


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 12
Position #: 140003
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: Starting $40,218 Paramedic to $42,076 Crew Chief Paramedic
   
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: 12/31/2014


Position Title: Correctional Officer
Grade: 9
Position #: 140004
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $34,642
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - SEE WWW.LEXINGTONSHERIFF.COM TO APPLY....THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER
  Minimum Qualification - SEE LEXINGTONSHERIFF.COM TO APPLY...THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER.
Description:
  In order to be considered for employment, you must complete the Lexington County Sheriff's Department application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section) Please print, complete, and return this paper application.
The County on-line web advertisement / application is not required.
If you need a Sheriff's Department application sent to you, please let us know as we will be happy to assist you; however, applications are sent by request only.
For more information about employment opportunities with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, contact our: HR Recruiter at (803) 785-8158; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.
We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
The Sheriff’s Department employs in excess of 400 full and part-time employees who protect and serve the citizens of Lexington County everyday.
If you think you have what it takes to exemplify our motto – “Pride in Professionalism” –, consider a career with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SELECTION PROCESS
The Sheriff’s Department’s pre-employment selection process consists of the following elements:
• Driving record review
• Criminal record review
• Credit history review
• Psychological screening
• Initial interview
• Polygraph examination
• Background investigation
• Pre-employment physical examination and completion of a health history questionnaire
• Pre-employment drug test
• Any other requirement determined necessary by the Sheriff’s Department
This process generally takes six to eight weeks or longer to complete.
Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.
The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer
IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE LEXINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT APPLICATION LOCATED AT WWW.LEXINGTONSHERIFF.COM THANK YOU...WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREER.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2014


Position Title: School Crossing Guard
Grade: PT
Position #: 140005
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.18 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: 12/31/2014


Position Title: EMT-Basic-Several Openings
Grade: 10
Position #: 140011
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $36,501
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED; SC or National Registry EMT-B; valid CPR certification.
  Minimum Qualification - SC or National Registry EMT-B; valid CPR certification.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the EMS Division of PS. Qualified candidates will provide pre-hospital care by treating patients based on assessment. Monitor BLS patients while in route to the hospital and drive emergency response unit in emergency and non-emergency situations for an ALS patient. Provide mental and physical support to patients. Assist crew chief as needed. Candidates must excercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with patients and the public. Must excercise independent judgment in evaluating and testing victims and in applying short-term relief.
Application Deadline: 04/28/2014


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit
Grade: 8-5%
Position #: 140010
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $31,144
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.(See full job ad description)
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 judgment 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 or CDL License with proper endorsement prior to beginning the SCFA 1210 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Course. Personnel will be required to successfully complete the following:a physical agility test, WorkKeys skills assessment test, workplace attitude and behavior test, an oral interview board, and a sixteen week Recruit Firefighter Program consisting of the following certification courses: SCFA 1153 NFPA Firefighter One;SCFA 2728 IFSTA Hazardous Materials Operations; SCFA 3330 Auto Extrication; SCFA 1154 NFPA Firefighter Two; SCFA 1210 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training; SCFA 1220 Pump Ops I; SCFA 2147 NIMS ICS
National Registry Medical Firest Responder
Application Deadline: 04/25/2014


Position Title: Customer Service Clerk I
Grade: 4
Position #: 140012
Department: REGISTER OF DEEDS
Salary Range: $25,349
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma.
  Minimum Qualification - 1 Year of work experience in a customer service related field; prefer paralegal training or work experience w/ property law.
Description:
  Under general supervision communicates with and assists a variety of individuals in researching and locating real estate and other documents recorded in the Register of Deeds office. Creates, maintains, credits and debits payment accounts for regular users, paralegals and attorneys. Maintains a professional appearance and attitude while interacting with the general public and other County Departments; performs a variety of other clerical duties in support of department activities.
Application Deadline: 04/22/2014


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

SC-WORKS
Lexington Center
201 Duffie Dr
Lexington, SC 29072

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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