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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: 04/20/2019


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 112
Position #: 00123
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $47,193
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 6 months to 1 year of advanced training beyond high school equivalency, with 1 to 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform job duties.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
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.

Preferred Experience: Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, and BLS Certifications.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2019


Position Title: EMT
Grade: 110
Position #: 01234
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $39,474
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED. 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.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the EMS Division of Public Safety. Qualified candidate will provide pre-hospital care by treating patient based on assessment Monitor BLS patient while in route to the hospital and drive emergency response unit in emergency and non-emergency situations for an ALS patient. Provide mental and physical support to patient. Assist crew chief as needed.

Candidate must exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with the patient and with the public. Must exercise independent judgment in evaluating and treating victims and in applying short-term relief.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2019


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I
Grade: 105
Position #: 236800
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.
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: 12/31/2019


Position Title: Volunteer Firefighter
Grade: N/A
Position #: 111234
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $10-$15 per call (DOQ)
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  ** Salary is Depending on Qualifications **

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 good judgment and safety in all rescue related activities. Must be able to work under stressful, high risk conditions. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED and a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Applicants will be required to complete the following: Departmental Physical Agility Test, reading ability and basic math skills, Lexington County Physical and drug test. Applicant must agree to complete all training required by the Lexington County Fire Service Training Division after acceptance. Volunteer applications are accepted year round.

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 803-785-8287.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2019


Position Title: 911 Call Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 11012019
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $12.56/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must be 18 years of age, High School Diploma or GED, previous experience is helpful.
  Minimum Qualification - High School Diploma or GED
Description:
  Receives and processes emergency calls for services from citizens. Dispatches emergency serves. Coordinates additional resources for emergency calls. Provides emergency medical instruction for all Emergency Medical Service calls. Operates the National Crime Information Center computer to support law enforcement operations. Utilizes CAD to ensure accurate and timely dispatch of emergency services. Monitors status of all responding agencies. Answers calls for service for other county agencies after hours. Receives and/or reviews emergency and non-emergency calls for service, requests for National Crime Information Center information, QA sheets, patient condition information and radio transmissions. Prepares and/or generates CAD call cards, National Crime Information Center entries. Refers to and follows EMD protocols. 911 Call-Taker position operates on 12 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, and any other requirement determined necessary.

You will be contacted upon the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will 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.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2019


Position Title: Part Time Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 001932
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.33
   
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: 06/30/2019


Position Title: Part-Time Litter Collector
Grade: 101
Position #: 002167
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 10.33
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - N/A.
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: 06/30/2019


Position Title: Recycling Collector-PT
Grade: 104
Position #: 1343000
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.65/ hr
   
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 - See below.
Description:
  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.

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: 05/09/2019


Position Title: Deputy Director, Solid Waste Management
Grade: 214
Position #: 017670
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $63,732.00 (DOQ)
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree, with 2 to 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
  Minimum Qualification - N/A
Description:
  ** Salary is (DOQ) Depending on Qualifications **

Assists the Director of Solid Waste Management in the operation, supervision and management of the County's Solid Waste Management program. Develops plan, provides technical assistance, prepares and reviews budgets and financial documents, administers contracts and makes public presentations. Assists in the preparation and review of environmental reports, interacts with engineering consultants and local, state, and federal agencies.

Additional Job Requirements:
Ability to develop and administer safety / training programs, ability to interact and communicate with County leadership / agencies and citizens of the County of Lexington.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists the Director in supervising employees, to include: instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, acting on employee problems, interview, hire and train new employees; assist in determining and managing administrative goals of the department, including ordinances; assures the implementation of policies set by the Director.
Provides technical, professional, financial and administrative assistance in the function of the SWM department; assists in preparing annual budget; compiles and analyzes statistical data; assists in administration of solid waste collection contracts and franchise agreements; develops and implements department health and safety program.
Prepares purchase requisitions, budget transfers, budget documents, grants, job advertisements, press releases and other personnel documents; assists in the preparation of local, state and federal reports; maintains appropriate records of operations, including closed landfills; generates and or reviews monthly reports; investigates and reports safety incidents; receives and responds to questions and issues from County residents.
Receives and responds to requests for service and complaints from County residents, governmental agencies and businesses. Promotes County Solid Waste Management programs, events and schedules for service; maintains and updates printed information provided to residents and businesses.
Develops, implements and manages SWM's health and safety program; responds, investigates and documents safety incidents; schedules required annual training; develops training materials for new hires and continued education for existing employees; monitors and completes facility inspections.

Knowledge:
Management policies and procedures;
Computer operating systems and software;
Methods, procedures and policies of the Solid Waste Management Department;
Daily solid waste collection, disposal and recycling operations;
Administrative principles involved in developing, directing and supervising various programs and related activities.

Skills:
Recordkeeping of important files and documents;
Goal setting for personnel;
Generating reports, files and documents using Microsoft Office;
Advertising various programs and ordinances;
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact;
Budgeting for a department;
Enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to safety.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly having to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for the Sedentary Work category and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated Light Work.
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: 04/27/2019


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