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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: 12/16/2018


Position Title: Deputy Coroner (PT)
Grade: 111
Position #: 0006591
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $18.98 /hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma, GED, or equivalent, supplemented by at least three years experience or training in a related field. Medical training/experience is strongly recommended.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be a US citizen and at least 21 years of age. Two years of Death Investigations, Law Enforcement experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Description:
  **Possession of South Carolina Law Enforcement Certification (Class 1 or 3) preferred. Possession of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) registry level certification preferred or willingness to seek ABMDI registry level certification during first year of employment**


Job Description:

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

Additional Job Requirements:

Typing skills, computer skills, basic medical terminology, and use of correct grammar is necessary. Spelling test, computer skills test, and typing test will be given during the interview process.

Physical Demands:

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


Work environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to varying indoor ambient conditions and weather extremes while on the scene of a death. The employee is also exposed to toxic or caustic substances, bio-hazards, moving mechanical equipment, road traffic, x-rays, lakes, rivers, and high precarious places. Noise levels from quiet to loud may occur as well. The employee may be subject to extended periods without sleep while on rotational call. The employee will be exposed to violent and dysfunctional environments. The employee may work around people under duress and may be subject to verbal and physical confrontations.
Application Deadline: 01/11/2019


Position Title: Part Time Litter Collector Crew Chief
Grade: 103
Position #: 0021640
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $11.82 / hr
   
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.

Must be able to work 29 hours a week.
Application Deadline: 01/04/2019


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: 01/04/2019


Position Title: Library Assistant II - Part Time
Grade: 105
Position #: 070600
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $13.54
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree.
  Minimum Qualification - Requires standing for long periods of time and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work morning, afternoon, night, and weekend hours including Sundays.
Description:
  Batesburg-Leesville Branch.

Greets and assists customers who enter and/or call the library. Responsible for all aspects of circulation duties at a medium branch library. 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 services. 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. May instruct and delegate duties to 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 eBooks.
• 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. Processes periodical subscriptions. Applies labels and shelf locations to all new materials.
• Promotes library services and programs. Refers customers to programs and print and online calendars and schedules. Explains meeting and study room policies and makes reservations for customers. 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.

Preferred Experience:
Associate's Degree with 1-3 years of experience in a library or customer service environment.
Application Deadline: 01/04/2019


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II / Secretary to the Delegation
Grade: 105
Position #: 002217
Department: LEGIS. DELEGATION
Salary Range: $13.54 / hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 6 years administrative experience required; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Also must be a South Carolina Notary.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Assists Lexington County Legislative Delegation members with citizen concerns and performs general administrative duties. Researches and follows-up with citizen concerns reporting findings to respective Delegation members. Serves as Delegation liaison attending county staff and council meetings as necessary. Coordinates and prepares all materials for meetings including agendas, site arrangements, scheduling appointments, preparing presentations and reports as well as records and transcribes minutes. Validates and sends notary requests to Secretary of State. Coordinates personnel related matters as they relate to the Veterans Affairs Officer, Voter Registration and Elections, and some 20 Boards and Commissions.


Additional Job Requirements:
Need for excellent administrative, clerical, record, and bookkeeping procedures. Perform duties unsupervised pacing self to keep office business current while informing Delegation members daily and/or weekly with regard to ‘need-to-know’ matters. Customer service in dealing with public and co-workers. Use of good grammar as it relates to speaking (in person and phone) and writing (e-mail and other). Often, will lift and carry at least 10 lbs. in transporting files and other related matter to meetings outside the office.


Preferred Experience:
Should be quite knowledgeable of Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word as well as Outlook. Proficient with smart phone and texting. Prefer someone with super organizational skills as well as quick to execute matters and report promptly to Delegation matters of potential concern. Prefer excellent communication skills – both verbally and written. Position typically requires fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, sitting for long periods, and repetitive motions.
Application Deadline: 01/04/2019


Position Title: School Resource Officer
Grade: 111
Position #: 001871
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $42,237 - $45,615 DOQ
   
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:
  Job 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.

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

Application Process:
Interested applicants MUST complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Senior Deputy (Code Enforcement)
Grade: 111
Position #: 013490
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:
Interested applicants MUST complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Deputy (Court Security)
Grade: 110
Position #: 001073
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $39,474 - $42,631 DOQ
   
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.
Description:
  Job Description
The Court Security Deputy’s primary function is to provide a safe environment for all visitors, staff, and others at the Lexington County Judicial Center. The deputy monitors and maintains order in the courtroom, responds to disruptions or security issues, conducts security screenings of visitors to the courthouse, transports inmates to court, and maintains care and custody of hospitalized inmates.

Application Process:
Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


Position Title: Deputy (Warrant Division)
Grade: 110
Position #: 000510
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $39,474 - $42,631 DOQ
   
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.
Description:
  Job Description
Serves warrants, subpoenas, and civil papers, and performs general law enforcement duties as assigned. Performs evictions and repossessions. Detains and transports prisoners to and from designated locations. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.

Application Process:
Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


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: 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: 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: Director of Registration & Elections
Grade: 210
Position #: 000027
Department: REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS
Salary Range: $49,080
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree.
  Minimum Qualification - 3-5 years of voting experience with large counties.
Description:
  Under policy direction; plans, coordinates, and supervises voter registration and conducts all elections with Lexington County to include all State and Federal elections. Preparing, assembling, and distributing of voting materials; collecting and counting of ballots; reporting results. Performs administrative and supervisory work as required.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Daily:
Manages the daily activities of the Registration and Elections Department, ensuring compliance with all laws, regulations, and policies and procedures.

Planning, assigning of work, activities, work assignments and follow up, elector response to concerns and presentations. Maintains accurate voting precinct maps, voter registration; assures correct distribution of absentee ballots based on voter address. Assigning, equipment and testing for elections, inspects voting equipment to ensure proper working condition. Oversees the use and maintenance of custom computer programs used in the registration and election process.

Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy. Evaluates work performance and gives recommendations for improvement; offers training, advice and assistance. Supervisory duties include planning and assigning work, review, maintain standards, coordinating activities, personnel, employee concerns, discipline and discharge, promotions and salary increases.

Coordinates candidate filing procedures, responds to public requests, complaints, and reviews for accuracy. Ensures all policy and procedures are followed, ensures justification for deviation.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, software manuals, voting equipment manuals, historic files, and election laws. Prepares and processes voter registration cards, commissioner meeting and protest agendas, budget documents, district maps, poll manager handbook, reports and correspondence.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the County Administrator, County Council and Delegation elected officials, special interest groups, civic organizations, and various government and private agencies.

Weekly:

Budgets, temporary poll workers and temporary office staff.
Annual department budget for staff and equipment. Processes payroll for permanent, volunteer, and temporary staff. Ensures efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.

Plans and instructs presentations to special interest groups, poll manager, extra poll manager training on procedures and issues.
Conducts and attends various State, Federal, and County staff and community meetings.
Application Deadline: 12/24/2018


Position Title: Attorney I
Grade: 211
Position #: 0020850
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $50,000
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Applicants must possess a Juris Doctorate Degree and be a member of the South Carolina Bar.
  Minimum Qualification - Must have completed Rule 403 requirements.
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defenders Office is accepting applications for a full-time assistant public defender in our Lexington Office. Duties include trials and court hearings, client and witness interviews, investigation, analyzing strength of cases, developing mitigation and defenses, case negotiation and related job duties as required.

Additional Job Requirements:
Applicants must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently. Previous criminal trial experience is preferred, but not required.
Application Deadline: 12/21/2018


Position Title: Custodial Worker
Grade: 102
Position #: 000940
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $11.05/ hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - A high school diploma or GED is required. Previous custodial experience in custodial maintenance.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  This position will provide general custodial maintenance of assigned County buildings and facilities. Performs various custodial duties, which include but are not limited to cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, stocking supplies, cleaning windows and other surfaces, dusting furniture, removing trash, floor care, vacuuming, cleaning porches, walkways, hauling trash and recyclables to appropriate locations.

A valid South Carolina driver's license is required. Floor care and maintenance experience is required for the position. A general understanding of sealers, waxers, strippers and buffing procedures.

Preferred Experience: Experience in municipal, hospital or geriatric custodial work. Must be accustom to working in an occupied building during operational hours.
Application Deadline: 12/20/2018


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant II
Grade: 107
Position #: 0008590
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $15.49/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma, with 1-3 years of experience.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Under limited supervision maintains grounds of satellite facilities which includes cutting grass, trimming shrubs, weed control, edging, blowing debris & planting plant materials. Maintains, repairs, rebuilds and services all small equipment. Welds, cuts and fabricates structural metal components for buildings, equipment and various structures.

Additional job requirements:
Repair, maintenance and installation of irrigation systems. Moves, relocates, disassembles and reassembles desks, cabinets, cubical and other types of furniture.

Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.
Application Deadline: 12/20/2018


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