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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: 06/18/2018


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: Paramedic
Grade: 112
Position #: 150015
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $45,193
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Six months to one year of advanced training beyond high school equivalency, with one to three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, ITLS, AMLS, CPR and BLS Certifications.
Description:
  Provides appropriate patient care while en route to the hospital in a manner that involves safely and efficiently managing the scene, assessing, applying and providing necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons. Transporting patients to a medical facility in a manner that prevents additional harm to the patient, crew or the public while providing high quality advanced life support. Maintains equipment and ensures proper working order. Operates EMS vehicles while maintaining safety standards. Coordinates action and safety of allied personnel, bystanders and patients.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


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

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

Multiple positions available.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018


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: 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: 07/13/2018


Position Title: Part Time Recycling Collector
Grade: 104
Position #: 134300
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.64
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - 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: 07/04/2018


Position Title: Deputy Coroner (PT)
Grade: 110
Position #: 006590
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $18.98
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED equivalent, supplemented by at least three years of experience or training in a related field. Medical training/experience is strongly recommended.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Previous experience in death investigations/medical field/law enforcement necessary. Previous experience in a medical related field is strongly recommended.
Description:
  Investigates violent, suspicious, and/or sudden/unexpected deaths for the purpose of determining the cause and manner of death. Identifies bodies and provides for safe transport of bodies to morgue. Identifies/locates/notifies next of kin. Responds to crime/death scenes; determines need to call in specialized personnel; collects evidence, provides assistance to families. Day/night/weekend work.

Additional Job Requirements:
Typing skills, computer skills, basics medical terminology, and use of correct grammar is necessary. Spelling test, computer skills test, and typing test will be given during the interview process.
Application Deadline: 07/03/2018


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit
Grade: 108
Position #: 020202
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:
  Important: This posting is for an October 2018 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 "FireTeam" 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).
Application Deadline: 07/01/2018


Position Title: Part-Time Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 002090
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.33 Hourly
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - none required.
Description:
  Multiple Vacancies.
Job Purpose:
Maintains effective operations of the facility. Maintains the on-site collection and recycling center operations. Opens and closes the facility. Greets and educates center visitors on the Cuts the grass and cleans minor spills as needed.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Meets and greets all users; provides appropriate information and direction as necessary; operates waste compactors efficiently to maximize tonnage; calls in containers for disposal; cleans equipment, grounds, building and surrounding areas; assists waste haulers with containers; and assists citizens as needed
Counts and records the number of vehicles entering the facility per hour; prepares and generate waste containers call log, recyclables call log; supply orders; equipment repair orders; and personal time sheets
Greets the public and provides appropriate information and direction regarding solid waste disposal and recycling; resolves disputes with citizens; and maintains tact, courtesy and discretion when dealing with the general public and/or outside contract vendors
Cleans behind compactor blades; cleans used oil tank; attend safety and/or training meetings; works at various collection and recycling centers as needed; adheres to all safety standards; provides timely feedback to supervisor

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

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

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

Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, climbing and balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting, moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2018


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 000186
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $15.50
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC CDL Driver's License.
Description:
  Performs skilled/semi-skilled work in the Landfill/Transfer Station Division of the Solid Waste Management Department. Work involves operating heavy equipment and performing maintenance at the landfill and transfer station. Work includes operation of heavy equipment to move and place earth, maintain landfill slopes and silt basics, grass seeding and mowing. Attend safety and training meetings.

Preferred Experience:
Cleans and maintains equipment and facilities. Operates grader, backhoe, dump truck, off road dump truck, tractor with bush hog, skid steer and other pieces of equipment. Complete daily paper work.
Application Deadline: 06/29/2018


Position Title: Part-Time Library Assistant III
Grade: 107
Position #: 017080
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.50
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Requires public speaking. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work a combination of morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays.
Description:
  Library - Cayce-West Columbia.
Job Description – LA III – Reference
Provides customer service at the Reference Desk in person and by phone. Provides Reference, Readers’ Advisory, and Technology services to customers. Plans and presents programs and workshops as part of the library’s Adult Programming schedule. Markets and promotes services and programs of the library. Assists in maintaining the collection. Makes general updates to customer accounts.
•Provides customer service at the Reference Desk in person and by phone. Provides Reference, Readers’ Advisory, and Technology services to customers. Plans and presents programs and workshops as part of the library’s Adult Programming schedule. Markets and promotes services and programs of the library. Assists in maintaining the collection. Makes general updates to customer accounts.
•Responsible for providing Technology assistance and training to individuals and groups. Guides and instructs customers using computers and eReaders/Tablets to access resources, databases, and eBooks. Teaches customers to use MS Office, resume software, and to set up email accounts. Assists customers using microfilm readers. Troubleshoots issues regarding printers, wifi access, eReaders, scanners, and copiers.
•Provides Reference services to customers, including researching and answering reference questions in person and by phone. Identifies appropriate resources and assistance to job seekers, small business owners, educators, and life-long learners. Guides and assists customers in using various resources and technology, such as databases and print reference materials. Assists customers in identifying and obtaining resources from other library systems.
•Presents and/or facilitates programs and workshops. Evaluates target audiences’ needs and interests in order to plan and implement effective lifelong learning. Establishes partnerships and plans and presents programs with or for community business partners and/or other educational institutions. Participates in community events and festivals. Monitors reading trends, current events, and social issues.
•Provides Readers’ Advisory to customers of all ages. Uses experience, knowledge, databases, and other resources to identify appropriate materials matching the users’ interest and skill level to the appropriate format. Develops book lists and subject-specific resource guides. Assists customers in locating and/or placing material on hold. Refers customers to sources containing Readers’ Advisory information.
•Assists in maintenance of physical quality of the collection, including shelving and organizing of materials. Suggests books and materials for purchase based on customer requests and knowledge of the collection and community interest. Creates and maintains book displays. Locates materials from reports and resolves related issues.

Preferred Experience: Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of experience in a library or educational setting.
Application Deadline: 06/29/2018


Position Title: Landfill Supervisor
Grade: 113
Position #: 000950
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $23.25-$25.11
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 6 months to 1 year of advanced study or training beyond high school equivalency, with 3 to 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Licensing and Certifications:
Class 2 Landfill Operations Training Course.
Commercial Driver’s License;
Transfer Station Operation Training Course;
US Compost Council Training Course.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Performs day to day operations of the Landfill, Transfer Station, Wood Grinding and Compost Facility. Supervises subordinate personnel, performs administrative tasks and specialized skilled work in coordinating the daily operations of the landfill. Ensures proper disposal of all Municipal Solid Waste and Construction Demolition Yard Waste debris.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Instructs staff on: placing down-pipes; capping lifts; finalizing grades; matting/seeding and watering; diverting stormwater runoff; chemical treating of sediment ponds; inspecting erosion concern areas; excavating borrow area; cleaning of facility site including ditches, scales, work areas, entrance road, and buildings; building and maintaining landfill facility site including roads and easements; and directing scalemasters in landfill traffic such as proper placement of materials. Instructs staff in equipment/tool/apparatus maintenance, cleaning, and repairs.
Directs staff in compost facility duties including setting windrows, maintenance, moisture and temperature testing and reporting while maintaining US Compost Council regulations. Ensures staff effectively maintains compost windrows and landfill cover to avoid fires and vector control.
Interviews and selects new employees; trains and coaches staff on standard landfill operations, new and replacement equipment and safety requirements; appraises employee performance in evaluations, acts on employee problems, recommends employee terminations, disciplinary actions, and promotions. Completes and Approves timecards and leave requests; prepares and assigns work schedules and duties.; oversees the removal of trees from pond dams and MSW to ensure integrity of cap as needed, clearing new land for future Class II landfill cells and excavating sediment ponds to ensure proper drainage. Ensures subordinate personnel meet regulations for landfill facility set by County, State and Federal laws.
Operates various heavy equipment vehicles. Handles various hand tools, computers and accessories, and radios.
Monitors underground storage tank, methane gas system, industrial water pumps, methane gas and water wells, compost moisture/temperature readings and turning of windrows, compost screening, and mulch grinding. Performs various operator tasks. Ensures maintenance, repairs, and cleaning for entire landfill facility, equipment and vehicles are completed. Initiates and oversees landfill facility building repairs and subcontractors duties.
Receives and responds to complaints and requests from County residents.
Removes trees from pond dams and MSW to ensure integrity of cap as needed and clearing new land for future Class II landfill cells.
Prepares, allocates and oversees the expenditures of the landfill, transfer station and State Tire Budgets, as well as annual budget preparation. Prepares and submits specifications for new equipment, other purchase requests, invoices, supply orders, equipment repair requests including reviewing parts manual, and uniform orders; receives, inspects and verifies shipments.
Prepares and submits compost sample reports and fuel reports. Prepares winterization reports and consults with other County departments and Directors. Reviews and approves daily operator reports, monthly DHEC reports, and monthly rain gauge, MSW, C&D, Wood Waste Grinding, Fuel and Compost reports.
Performs daily administrative tasks including emailing, answering phone, assisting citizens, copying, filing and faxing. Reviews and implements new DHEC Rules and Regulations as necessary. Prepares and submits future planning and strategic plans for landfill facility to Director of Solid Waste. Assists Accounting & Collections Supervisor on annual and open purchase requests for landfill / Transfer Station and State Tire operations.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 06/26/2018


Position Title: Branch Librarian III
Grade: 208
Position #: 000520
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $43,681-$45,865 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by 3-5 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Requires public speaking and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Schedule includes day, night, and weekend hours including Sundays.
Description:
  Library - Batesburg - Leesville Branch.

Manages a medium branch. Supervises, trains, and guides staff. Assists in Strategic Planning for the branch, including facilities management. Oversees the Collection Development for the branch. Advocates library services through programs, community partnerships, and as the liaison to the Friends of the Library. Guides and assists customers in the use of technology and reference services. Provides high level customer service duties related to circulation and customer accounts.
• Manages all aspects of the branch. Ensures branch is staffed and operational for the public. Supervises
staff including; scheduling, training, and evaluating. Coaches and mentors staff regarding personnel
matters. Assesses unique circumstances and makes informed decisions concerning customer service
and facilities management. Collects and maintains accurate records of fines and fees and makes bank
deposits. Plans and budgets for office and household supplies.

• Plans for the branch based on community needs and on the vision and the mission of the library.
Recommends changes or additions to facilities, services, and staffing. Assists in formulation of library
policy and procedures, and ensures they are implemented.

• Manages the collection of materials for the branch. Develops internal branch collection budget based
on allocations. Analyzes circulation statistics and trends in order to create a Collection Development
Plan for the branch. Selects and deselects materials based on community analysis.

• Advocates for the library by promoting services and programs to individuals, civic organizations,
community agencies and educational institutions. Cultivates partnerships through communication
and interaction. Develops and presents dynamic programs for the public within the branch and
through outreach activities. Provides opportunities for all ages to strengthen economic development,
job skills, literacy, and recreation to build lifelong learning skills. Collaborates with the Friends of the
Library.

• Provides reference and technology services for the public. Trains and assists the public in the use of
the library equipment, print and online resources, and electronic devices, including instruction for
downloading electronic materials. Prepares bibliographic tools to provide readers’ advisory for adults and youth.

• Provides quality customer service following library policies and procedures to successfully fulfill the
the needs and expectations of the public. Manages the day-to-day duties, such as the circulation of
materials, customer account issues, and customer registrations. Generates and processes documents
and reports relating to customer requests and internal operations.

• Performs other similar duties as required.

Preferred Experience: MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by 3-5 years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience. Combined with 5-10 years experience.
Application Deadline: 06/22/2018


Position Title: Zoning Assistant
Grade: 109
Position #: 011300
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $17.74
   
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:
Valid Driver’s License;
Noise Meter Certification.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Enforces of local ordinances concerning zoning and land use; assists with site plan review and permitting. Assists the public with any questions related to zoning; determines if land uses are compliant with the Zoning Ordinance; assists Sheriff's Department Code Enforcement Division for information for specific land use issues and site plan reviews; provides oral presentations at public hearings and zoning facts to the Board of Zoning Appeals and issues zoning permits for different activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Enforces local ordinances concerning zoning and land use in the Community Development Department. Reviews submitted site plans and analyzes for compliance with regulations of the Zoning Ordinance.
Interacts and communicates with any applicable party by phone, email, and in person.
Performs initial investigations of potential zoning code violations. Collaborates with the Sheriff's Department Code Enforcement Division on zoning violations, including research and conducting site visits for purpose of determining the extent of violations and explaining ordinance to the offender.
Performs routine administrative functions including recording public hearings, transcribing and preparing minutes and verbatims for the Board of Zoning Appeals. Prepares letters, creates/updates various zoning forms, maintains and creates zoning office files, receives/receipts payments.
Assists with variance requests, buffering restriction/consent forms, compliance letters, land use inquiries, mobile home approvals and various other inquiries. Issues zoning permits.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

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: 06/22/2018


Position Title: Library Assitant I
Grade: 103
Position #: 006980
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $11.82
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree.
  Minimum Qualification - Requires standing long periods of time and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work a combination of morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.
Description:
  Library - Lexington Main.

Job Description – Library Assistant I – Part - Time
Greets and assists customers who enter or call the library. Refers customers to other internal departments when appropriate and may provide guidance and basic instruction regarding using the online catalog, downloading materials, accessing databases, and other services. Performs circulation duties, including registering customers for library cards, updating customer accounts, accepting fines and fees, reserving and renewing materials. Utilizes databases, bibliographies, and other resources to recommend specific books and materials that the customer requests. Inspects and performs maintenance of materials. Promotes all services and programs of the 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, and collecting money for fines and fees, and placing materials on hold as requested by customer. Collects and keeps accurate records of fines, fees, and copier revenue and may prepare and make deposits.
•Greets and assists customers explaining the Dewey Decimal System and guiding customers in identifying and accessing materials and services. Explains library facility layout and location of collections. Instructs customers on accessing the internet and utilizing their online accounts, including renewing materials and placing items on holds. Troubleshoots access issues for computers, eReaders, and Wifi. May instruct and delegate duties to adult volunteers.
•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.
•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.
•Inventories cataloging and office supplies for the department. Submits supply needs to appropriate staff member.
•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 1-2 years of work experience in a library or customer service setting.
Application Deadline: 06/22/2018


Position Title: Engineering Associate I
Grade: 110
Position #: 015330
Department: PW/STORMWATER
Salary Range: $18.98
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's Degree in civil engineering, or related field supplemented by 2-3 years of experience in technical engineering design, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides required knowledge and skills.
  Minimum Qualification - Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Must be certified Construction Inspector through SCDHEC.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled technical duties in the Stormwater Management Division of Public Works. Inspects and enforces construction of subdivisions, office parks, and Stormwater Management. Is knowledgeable in the standard specifications for highway construction, standards for Stormwater Management, real construction plans and bond jobs. Reports to the County Engineer in Stormwater. Performs other duties as required.
Application Deadline: 06/22/2018


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: 06/19/2018


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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