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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: 08/16/2018


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 Department at (803) 785-8225; 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: 12/31/2018


Position Title: School Crossing Guard PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 150013
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.48 Hourly
   
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: 12/31/2018


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 Department at (803) 785-8225; 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: 12/31/2018


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: 12/31/2018


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: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Emergency Medical Technician
Grade: 110
Position #: 00003
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $39,474 / $16.15 Hr
   
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 EMS Division of Public Safety. Qualifies 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 ALS patient. Provide mental and physical support to patient. Assist crew chief as needed.

Additional Job Requirements:
Candidate must exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with the patient and with the public. Must exercise independent judgement in evaluating and testing victims and in applying short-term relief.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 112
Position #: 00004
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $45,196 - $47,193 / $18.49 - $19.30 Hr DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 6 months to 1 year of advanced training beyond high school equivalency, with 1 - 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform job duties.
  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:
  Provide appropriate patient care while on scene and 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.

Additional Job Requirements:
Maintain equipment and ensure proper working order. Operate EMS vehicles while maintaining safety standards. Coordinates action and safety of allied personnel, bystanders and patients.

Preferred Experience:
Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, CPR and BLS certifications.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Collection Center Attendant (Part Time)
Grade: 101
Position #: 001940
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.32
   
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:
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.

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.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

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: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Collection Center Attendant (Part Time)
Grade: 101
Position #: 001943
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.32
   
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:
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.

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.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

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: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Collection Center Attendant (Part Time)
Grade: 101
Position #: 020900
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.32
   
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:
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.

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.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

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: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit
Grade: 108
Position #: 000101
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $32,754 - $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be able to obtain a South Carolina Class E Driver's License or CDL with proper endorsements.
Description:
  **This posting is for Spring Recruit Class**
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. Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following: Departmental Physical Agility Test; Ergometrics "Fire Team" entry level testing for teamwork, human relations, mechanical aptitude, reading ability, and basic math skills; An oral interview board; The departmental 18 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).

All initial contact will be made via the e-mail address provided in your applicant profile. Contact Lexington County Fire Services Administration at 803-785-8322 with any questions.
Application Deadline: 11/05/2018


Position Title: Deputy Building Official
Grade: 211
Position #: 000740
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $52,025
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree with 5 years experience or equivalent combination of education; experiences.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A.
Description:
  Assists Building Official in day to day operation of inspections department by supervising building inspectors and clerks. Reviews commercial plans, issues permits, and generates computer reports for division. Facilitates commercial development and permitting process; reviews construction plans; issues permits; oversees inspectors during construction; performs inspections as needed.
Participates in Development Review meetings; coordinates with other departments and individuals, performs other similar duties as required.

Preferred Experience:
Licensed as a Building Official by SC LLR or able to obtain licensing within 12 months. A combination Inspectors License with certifications in Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing may be substituted.
Application Deadline: 09/11/2018


Position Title: Building Inspector
Grade: 109
Position #: 001043
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.74
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Must have or be able to obtain SC LLR state certification as residential building inspector within 12 months.
  Minimum Qualification - One of more years of experience as a residential inspector, or appropriate training and/or experience necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Description:
  Inspects residential building construction for compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, regulations and laws; inspects fuel/gas, mechanical and plumbing systems; inspects and interprets plans, specifications, engineering and architectural details and compiles construction reports. Interfaces with architects, engineers, builders, sub-contractors and owners. Preferred applicant will have knowledge of international building codes, construction tools and instruments, laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to specific duties/responsibilities of the position and basic construction principles and materials.

For a copy of the full job description, contact the Lexington County Building Inspection Division at 803-785-8130.
Application Deadline: 09/09/2018


Position Title: Building Inspector (Special Projects)
Grade: 109
Position #: 002097
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.74
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must have, or obtain and maintain registration as a residential, combination inspector as required by the South Carolina Department of Labor License and Registration.
  Minimum Qualification - Five years of experience as a builder, superintendent or inspector of residential construction projects.
Description:
  Note: This position is partially funded with Federal Department of Housing & Urban Development Grants. Loss of grants funding may result in changes to position, including but not limited to job description and salary, and/or the elimination of the position.

Job Description:
The Inspector will, under general supervision, provide initial inspections for residential structures under consideration for rehabilitation under the County's CDBG & HOME Grants programs; determine the extent of repair required to meet the standards of the rehabilitation program, complete a Work Write Up with cost estimate for the necessary work and make appropriate recommendation as to the feasibility of completing the rehabilitation. The Inspector will attend pre-bid conferences to address questions that may be posed by potential bidders and assist in determining the accuracy and appropriateness of bid received. Inspector will review the accuracy and appropriateness of any change orders that may be submitted by the contractor, and will make periodic status inspections and final inspection of all projects undertaken by the programs.

Additional Job Requirements:
As assigned by the County Building Official, or his designee, the inspector will inspect other building construction for compliance with applicable building codes and ordinances. This work involves inspection of residential buildings such as new construction, renovation, remodeling, fire damaged structures and mobile home set up along with reviews and plans interpretation, specifications, and engineering reports.

Preferred Experience:
Experience with Department of Housing & Urban Development Grant Rehabilitation Programs, knowledge of program requirements desired.
Application Deadline: 09/09/2018


Position Title: Recycling Collector
Grade: 104
Position #: 000988
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.65
   
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: 08/24/2018


Position Title: Senior Deputy (Code Enforcement)
Grade: 111
Position #: 001349
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $42,237 - $45,615 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement officer for the state of South Carolina. Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.
Description:
  Job Description
Under general supervision of the Region Community Services Sergeant, the Code Enforcement Deputy performs routine investigative duties on code ordinance violations in Lexington County. The Code Enforcement Deputy initiates code violation cases, completes reports, issues tickets and court summons, and completes follow-up. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.

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: 08/22/2018


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II
Grade: 105
Position #: 000821
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.53
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate’s degree, with up to one year 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:
Performs responsible clerical and bookkeeping work in support of effective and efficient Magistrate's Court operations, including the preparation and maintenance of accurate court records. Provides professional and courteous customer service at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Generates criminal case files and civil filings. Performs case preparation, research, and maintenance for court proceedings. Collects and receipts fines, fees, and costs payable to the court.
Prepares case files through data entry and court processes. Interacts and assists with the general public, defendants, victims, attorneys, law enforcement, bonding companies, and judicial staff. Prepares and updates court dockets and assists Judges in court proceedings. Records the dispositions of criminal and civil cases adjudicated by the court. Schedules additional hearings as needed. Generates arrest and bench warrants. Prepares, coordinates, and verifies with detention center staff and court personnel to discharge defendants. Prepares case file transmittals to the proper court locations and receives transmittals from other courts. Generates and balances daily deposits.
Answers the telephone; screens callers; provides information as requested or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as necessary; greets and assists office visitors.
Organizes files and verifies records are current or in good standing. Prepares files for preliminary hearings, pre-trial hearings, bench trials and jury trials. Interprets and prepares necessary paperwork for circuit court orders. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for DUI Court.
Prepares monthly criminal and civil financial balancing dockets. Prepares documentation regarding unpaid fines and properly notifies the Department of Motor Vehicles for driver's license suspensions. Compiles case statistics for quarterly reports. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for Preliminary Hearing Court. Processes all expungement orders and notifies all proper agencies for destruction of records.
Prepares year end fiscal audit and ensures compliance. Completes annual survey of case load summary. Verifies all bonding licenses are up to date and in compliance with the Clerk of Court. Compiles and organizes all court records regarding the retention schedule.
Assist in training new employees. Attend training classes when available or necessary for maintaining certifications.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Reports To:
Irmo Magistrate
Application Deadline: 08/19/2018


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 104
Position #: 080200
Department: PROBATE COURT
Salary Range: $12.65
   
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:
  General receptionist and clerical duties in the office of the Probate Court; review and examine legal documents and pleadings filed in a court of public records. The position requires attention to detail, typing, filing, word processing skills, preparing files for micro-film, scanning, ability to work with others, and the ability to demonstrate patience and respect to the public.

Additional Job Requirements:
Prefer Associates Paralegal Degree and at least one year experience in a court of public record, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018


Position Title: School Resource Officer
Grade: 111
Position #: 012310
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $42,237
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement officer for the state of South Carolina, with a minimum of three years of experience in law enforcement.
Description:
  The School Resource Officer (SRO) enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare; performs all duties in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards of safety. The School Resource Officer provides security for assigned school, assisting in the maintenance of order and public safety and the well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors. The SRO patrols campus frequently; develops and implements a school safety plan; provides individual and group counseling for students; monitors student behavior during lunch, between classes and other times to maintain order; investigates school crimes; identifies gang activity; participates in school / extracurricular activities, as appropriate, and has other related responsibilities.

Preferred Experience:
Previous training and assignment as a School Resource Officer is preferred, but not necessary.

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: 08/17/2018


Position Title: Call Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 110852
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $12.56
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED, previous experience is helpful.
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 CAS 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 hour shifts, with rotating days and nights. 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 2 years from the date that it is rejected.
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018


Position Title: Development Inspector
Grade: 109
Position #: 002193
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.74
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree in a related field of high school diploma and 2 years of advances study or training beyond including 1 year experience; or an equivalent combination sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Inspects commercial and/or residential properties for compliance with applicable development ordinances. Assists with the enforcement of development ordinances for non-complaint activities and/or properties. Inspects and interprets plans specifications, site plans, sign design, plats, surveys, landscape plans, architectural details, and compiles reports. Interfaces with architects, engineers, builders, contractors, surveyors, and owners; facilitates understanding of the code and the need to comply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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 new, 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-complaint developments, properties, and/or activities.

Composes reports of each inspection; notes development ordinance violation that might apply; reports on whether or not the project may proceed; records inspections.

Prepares paperwork such as scheduling; routing; code research; inspection reports; 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.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Additional Job Requirements:
Position will be subject to odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises. Traversing steep/sloping terrain and various weather conditions.

Preferred Experience:
Excellent communication skills; experience reviewing and interpreting various development and site design plans; and prior experience in zoning, code enforcement, landscape design, or similar field.
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II (Part Time)
Grade: 105
Position #: 002189
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.53
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate’s degree, with up to one year 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:
Performs responsible clerical and bookkeeping work in support of effective and efficient Magistrate's Court operations, including the preparation and maintenance of accurate court records. Provides professional and courteous customer service at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Generates criminal case files and civil filings. Performs case preparation, research, and maintenance for court proceedings. Collects and receipts fines, fees, and costs payable to the court.
Prepares case files through data entry and court processes. Interacts and assists with the general public, defendants, victims, attorneys, law enforcement, bonding companies, and judicial staff. Prepares and updates court dockets and assists Judges in court proceedings. Records the dispositions of criminal and civil cases adjudicated by the court. Schedules additional hearings as needed. Generates arrest and bench warrants. Prepares, coordinates, and verifies with detention center staff and court personnel to discharge defendants. Prepares case file transmittals to the proper court locations and receives transmittals from other courts. Generates and balances daily deposits.
Answers the telephone; screens callers; provides information as requested or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as necessary; greets and assists office visitors.
Organizes files and verifies records are current or in good standing. Prepares files for preliminary hearings, pre-trial hearings, bench trials and jury trials. Interprets and prepares necessary paperwork for circuit court orders. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for DUI Court.
Prepares monthly criminal and civil financial balancing dockets. Prepares documentation regarding unpaid fines and properly notifies the Department of Motor Vehicles for driver's license suspensions. Compiles case statistics for quarterly reports. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for Preliminary Hearing Court. Processes all expungement orders and notifies all proper agencies for destruction of records.
Prepares year end fiscal audit and ensures compliance. Completes annual survey of case load summary. Verifies all bonding licenses are up to date and in compliance with the Clerk of Court. Compiles and organizes all court records regarding the retention schedule.
Assist in training new employees. Attend training classes when available or necessary for maintaining certifications.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Reports To:
Oak Grove Magistrate
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018


Position Title: Circulation Coordinator
Grade: 107
Position #: 010600
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.50
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree.
  Minimum Qualification - Evening and weekend work including Sundays is required. Requires public speaking and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds.
Description:
  Library - Cayce West Columbia

Job Description – Circulation Coordinator

Coordinates the services and workflow of the Circulation Desk. Evaluates and establishes Circulation staff schedules. Assists in Collection Development, including identifying and selecting high interest items for purchase and evaluating items for withdrawal. Coaches and trains staff to ensure the quality of services; assigns work and delegates circulation duties for a large branch library. Works in other departments as needed. Resolves customer inquiries regarding account information and policies, fines and fees, and collection agency issues. Evaluates damaged materials; conveys cost of materials to customers. Utilizes databases, bibliographies, and other resources to recommend specific books and materials that customers request. Serves as Manager on Duty for a large branch library. Promotes and may register customers for all services and programs of the library, including reserving meeting and conference rooms.
• Manages workflow of the Circulation Desk including courier deliveries, desk coverage, and customer
service. Receives and resolves customer concerns according to Library Policy and Procedures. May act
as Manager on Duty in the absence of the Branch Manager and Assistant Branch Manager. Performs
regular Circulation Desk duties.

• Creates and coordinates the daily Circulation Desk schedule for 10+ staff members. Adjusts staffing
needs based on schedule changes. Utilizes staff from other departments when necessary by analyzing
interdepartmental schedules.

• Selects new materials, orders replacement copies, and submits customer requests for library
purchase. Studies professional library journal book reviews to aid in selection of new materials.
Assesses and determines patron demand while staying within the parameters of the library’s
Collection Development Policy.

• Collects payment and waives fines for damaged or lost items. Reconciles all cash drawers from
Reference and Circulation Desks. Runs daily Fines and Fees Report. May be asked to make daily bank
deposit.

• Assists customers and staff with library resources including databases, technology, and the Online
Public Access Catalog. Provides Readers’ Advisory services and compiles bibliography lists for patrons.
Instructs customers and staff in use of resources. Determines appropriate materials based on
customers’ needs and interest. Promotes and assists with library programs.

• Trains new and existing staff and volunteers in branch policies, procedures, and technologies.
Disseminates new information required to enhance job knowledge and skills.

• Performs other similar duties as required.

Preferred Experience:
1 - 3 years of work experience in a library or customer service position.
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018


Position Title: Librarian I
Grade: 206
Position #: 006780
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $39,246
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - ALA accredited MLIS/MLS.
  Minimum Qualification - Evening and weekend work including Sundays is required. Requires public speaking. Serves as Manager on Duty as needed.
Description:
  Library - Youth Services - Cayce West Columbia


Plans, coordinates and implements library programs and Collection Development for the Youth Services Department. Provides technology and reference assistance to patrons. Advocates all library services, technologies, and programs to the community. Establishes partnerships and builds relationships with educational institutions and businesses within the community. Serves 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. Assists in the maintenance of the library’s website. 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.

Preferred Experience:
3-5 years of professional library experience or similar experience.
Application Deadline: 08/17/2018


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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