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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: 05/26/2024


Position Title: Detention Deputy
Grade: SO1
Position #: 001843
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $20.99 - $24.14/ HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent, with no experience required
  Minimum Qualification - Class 2 Law Enforcement Certification is preferred but not required
Description:
  Correctional Officers will enforce rules and keep order, supervise the activities of inmates, search for contraband items, inspect facilities to ensure that standards are met, report on inmate conduct and aid in the rehabilitation and counseling of offenders

*** FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST APPLY ON THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WEBSITE AT https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lcsd/jobs/4363775/detention-deputy?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs ***
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Patrol Deputy- Multiple
Grade: SO1
Position #: 000430
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $20.99 - $24.14 / HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - Visit www.JoinLCSD.com to view minimum qualifications and to apply. Only applications completed on www.JoinLCSD.com will be considered.
Description:
  -Performs the assigned duties of a Patrol Deputy, which includes responding to calls for service and enforcing all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following: Performing routine patrol duties, including but not limited to patrolling assigned areas of the County, responding to emergency calls and public calls for assistance, maintaining order and public safety, apprehending and arresting law violators and criminal suspects, issuing traffic citations/summonses, transporting prisoners and people with a mental health condition. Assisting with criminal investigations. Interviewing witnesses, complainants and victims; gathering physical evidence and preserving it for court; providing case follow-up as needed. Preparing cases for prosecution; providing court testimony as necessary. Participating in special operations as assigned. Participating in public relations efforts essential to maintaining a cooperative and positive relationship between the Sheriff’s Office and the community. Preparing various documents, including incident reports, accident reports, investigative reports, pursuit reports, warrants, subpoenas, and case documentation. Operating a variety of police equipment, including a police vehicle, firearms, Datamaster, radar, and various office equipment, machinery, and tools. Performs other similar duties as required.

Application Process: Interested applicants must complete and submit the Sheriff’s Department’s online application at www.JoinLCSD.com. Only applications completed on JoinLCSD.com will be considered.


https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lcsd/jobs/3977319/deputy-patrol?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Attorney I - Multiple Positions
Grade: 211
Position #: 241700
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $64,980.33 - $70,178.75 / Annually DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  Minimum Qualification - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing (Will accept applications from graduates awaiting results of the July 2022 bar exam)
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for Attorney I positions in its Lexington County office. Applicants must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction and generational poverty.

Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evidence, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.

Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have a strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.

The public defender’s office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law and covers the cost of these events.

The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Deputy Public Defender - Multiple Positions
Grade: 216
Position #: 024570
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $97,518.05 - $105,319.49 / Annually DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  Minimum Qualification - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing. Must have completed all Rule 403 requirements.
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for Deputy Public Defender positions in its Lexington County office. We are looking for lawyers with trial experience to represent indigent clients with serious felony charges. Applicant must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction, and generational poverty.

Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evidence, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.

Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have a strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.

The public defender’s office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law and covers the cost of these events.

The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Receptionist
Grade: 102
Position #: 678001
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $16.00 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Answers and directs all incoming calls for the Public Defender’s Office. Greets and assists all visitors to the office. Assists other staff members with administrative tasks as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Answers all incoming calls from clients and potential clients, their family members, bonding companies, and court staff. Directs all incoming calls to appropriate attorneys and staff members. Routes office voicemail to appropriate attorneys and staff members.
Greets and welcomes all visitors to the Public Defender’s Office.
Collects client paperwork for their assigned attorneys.
Keeps copier and fax machine stocked with paper and notifies supervisor when equipment is not functioning properly.
Performs other administrative tasks as needed.

Skills:
Ability to provide excellent customer service.
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook.
Ability to learn and become proficient with client database.
Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to details. Receptionist must develop a thorough understanding of office procedures for screening clients and opening files. Must be able to provide accurate information to clients, attorneys, and other staff members.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: School Crossing Guard - PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 020072
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $15.20/ Hour
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required, and must have a valid South Carolina Driver's License.
  Minimum Qualification - No experience required. Training will be provided by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, Traffic Division.
Description:
  -This is a part-time position generally working 10 hours per week (typically 20 hours bi-weekly pay period.) The essential duties and responsibilities of this job are to assist children crossing roadways in designated areas assigned by the school district and coordinating the traffic flow in or out of the schools as needed.
-Good communication skills needed, especially with children, polite demeanor to interact with children and parents, and awareness to perceive dangers to children.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Social Worker [LCMC]
Grade: 208
Position #: 002526
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $47,653.47
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - A Bachelor's degree in social work from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting body for social work programs.
  Minimum Qualification - Licensed by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners. Experience preferred.
Description:
  -The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking applications for a Social Worker position in its Lexington County office. This social worker will be employed in the Lexington County Magistrate's Court.
-The Social Worker will work directly with clients to assess whether they suffer from physical or mental health impairments, drug and alcohol addiction, or whether they have family or other social history patterns that affect their behavior and decision making. The Social Worker will write psychosocial histories to develop recommendations concerning treatment options, alternative placements, pre-trial release, and mitigation in sentencing.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the County Wellness center. The Public Defender's Office follows the County of Lexington's annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Attorney III [LCMC]
Grade: 216
Position #: 002523
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $79,603.28 - $85,971.55/ Annually
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  Minimum Qualification - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing. Must have completed all Rule 403 requirements.
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking applications for an Attorney III position in its Lexington County office. This lawyer will work in the Lexington County Magistrate's Court. This lawyer will represent clients and will supervise the less experienced lawyers of the public defender's office who handle magistrate's court cases.
-Applicant must have experience trying criminal cases. Supervisory experience is preferred. Applicant must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction, and generational poverty.
-Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evident, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.
-Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.
The Public Defender's office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law, and covers the cost of these events.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the County Wellness Center. The Public Defender's office follows the County of Lexington's annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Paralegal [LCMC]
Grade: 108
Position #: 002528
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $18.32/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent. Associates degree or higher in a related filed of study preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - Paralegal certificate preferred.
Description:
  -The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for a Paralegal position in its Lexington County office. This paralegal will work in the Lexington County Magistrate’s Court.
-The paralegal will perform specialized legal research and clerical duties for attorneys. The paralegal’s duties will include interviewing and screening new clients, drafting and filing motions and orders, preparing correspondence, making telephone calls, scheduling appointments, and organizing client files.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Commercial Building Inspector
Grade: 113
Position #: 002543
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $25.73 - $27.79/ HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Vocational or technical school degree, supplemented by 1 to 2 years of building or construction experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - - LLR Commercial Building Inspector, or the ability to obtain all four trades under a provisional license status through LLR
- Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Conducts comprehensive inspections of commercial building construction to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, regulations, and laws. Work involves commercial inspections of building, electrical, fuel/gas, mechanical, and plumbing systems during construction to ensure compliance with all applicable building codes, ordinances, regulations, and laws. Position is also able to perform all duties of Residential Building Inspectors, as necessary. Interfaces with architects, builders, sub-contractors, and home/property owners. Facilitates the understanding of applicable building codes and the need to comply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Inspects commercial building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and gas systems for code compliance.
- Inspects residential buildings, including associated renovations, expansions, remodels, and mobile homes, as deemed necessary.
- Reviews plat, plans, and blueprints prior to inspections for compliance with building codes; ensures plans match installation of jobsite.
- Composes reports of each inspection; notes any code or county ordinance violation that might apply; reports on whether or not the project may proceed; records inspections.
- Prepares paperwork such as scheduling; routing; code research; inspection reports; field conference reports and correspondence, daily driving log, project status reports. Processes technical documents.
- Researches and studies building codes and maintains training and certifications.
- Communicates with contractors, builders, and/or permittee(s) on the job site before, after, and/or during inspections and reviews findings as they relate to code details.
- Communicates with and advises permittees, contractors, and/or owners of commercial and residential building code questions or requirements.
- Receives and reviews engineering reports, construction plans, compaction tests, and inspection request sheets.
- Prepares and/or generates inspection reports, routing schedules, daily driving log, project status reports, photographs, stop work compliance confirmation reports, field conference reports, and correspondence.
- Refers to the proper building code, engineering standards, blueprints/plans, engineering/material specification, maps, site plans, and manufacturing specifications.
- Performs support to office personnel, assists other inspectors, and interacts with a variety of County staff.

Supplemental Functions:
- Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: EMT- Multiple Positions
Grade: EM1
Position #: 0022130
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $18.98 - $21.83 / HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent. Applicant must be SC or National Registry Basic or must have successfully completed all testing requirements and have a valid CPR certification prior to employment.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the EMS division. Qualified candidate will provide pre-hospital care by treating based on assessment. Monitor BLS patient while en-route to hospital and drive emergency response unit in emergency and no-emergency situations for an ALS patient. Provide mental and physical support to patients. Assist crew chief as needed. Candidate must exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with the patient an the public. Must exercise independent judgment in evaluation and treating victims and in applying short-term relief.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Paramedic- Multiple Positions
Grade: EM3
Position #: 0003760
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $21.74 - $25.01 / HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent, Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, and BLS Certifications.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Provide appropriate patient care while on scene and en-route to the hospital in a manner that involves safety 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 patient, crew or the public while providing high quality of advanced life support.
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: 6 months to 1 year of advanced training beyond high school experience with 1 to 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform job duties.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: PC/LAN Specialist II
Grade: 112
Position #: 0017050
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $24.04-$27.65/hr DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent, with at least 1-year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Associates degree in related field preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  PC LAN II provides desktop technical support to PC’s, laptops, printers, and other related peripheral devices. Installs software and maintains detailed inventory records. Provides a wide variety of customer support functions and ensures operability of hardware and software at the customer level.

-Responds, prioritizes, and completes support requests.
-Receives and reviews support requests submitted through the helpdesk software BOSS; diagnoses and resolves information technology-related hardware and software issues under the supervision of the PC/LAN Specialist III.
-Elevates tickets to next tier support level.
-Provides customer service; reviews and assists user queries pertaining to their system; updates user tickets, handles emails and phone calls; provides quotes to customers from authorized vendors.
-Researches and implement solutions for software and hardware related issues.
-Assists in database entries of inventory within the department.
-Tracks the quantity of needed supplies for restocking purposes.
-Assists other personnel to expedite completion of their work activities and projects.
-Performs other similar duties as required.


Only applications submitted via www.joinlcsd.com will be considered.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Information Services Manager
Grade: 211
Position #: 001102
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $56,756.20 Annual
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - A High School diploma coupled with 5-7 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to excel in this role. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  The Systems Analyst is instrumental in merging complex technological solutions with practical law enforcement needs. By engaging in strategic planning, creative problem-solving, and ongoing optimization of systems, this role is essential to advancing the mission of public safety. This role involves a comprehensive assessment of business requirements for technological solutions and a deep understanding of law enforcement operations that bolster the effectiveness of both officers and administrative personnel. This role is an integral part of ensuring required federal and state Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) data is being provided accurately.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Assists with management of large scale events where ICS is being implemented and provides Designs and implements a comprehensive curriculum enhancing the technical skills of the team and fostering a culture of continuous learning.
•Collects and performs analysis of data to ensure systems are operating efficiently.
•Provides education and guidance for employees by instructing in the operation and requirements of departmental sophisticated software systems.
•Performs telecommunication device management which includes Mobile Device Management (MDM) administration. Sets up and configures new or reallocated mobile devices.
•Keeps accurate inventory records of equipment deployed and in stock.
•Manages vendor relations and researches technological solutions.
•Establishes quality assurance protocols to ensure alignment with departmental goals.
•Troubleshoots and diagnoses computer hardware and software issues.
•Participates in conducting regular maintenance and updates on servers, computers and software.
•Provides user support and assistance during regular workdays and after hours as necessary.
•Participates in on-call rotation.
•Performs related duties as necessary to support the department’s goals.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Building Inspector
Grade: 110
Position #: 00018600
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $20.99/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 6 months to 1 year of advanced study or training beyond high school equivalency, with under and including 1 year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Electrical, building, plumbing, and mechanical inspector certifications required. LLR Commercial Inspector License.
Description:
  Inspects commercial and/or residential building construction for compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, regulations, and laws. Inspects commercial fuel, gas, mechanical and plumbing systems. Inspects electrical work and building construction. Inspects and interprets plans specifications, engineering, and architectural details, and compiles construction reports. Interfaces with architects, engineers, builders, sub-contractors, and owners; facilitates understanding of the code and the need to comply.


-Inspects building construction and existing structures for compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Ensures compliance of the International Building Code, International Fuel and Gas Code, International Plumbing Code, International Mechanical Code, National Electrical Code. Advises, interacts and communicates with County Residents, Contractors, Co-Workers, Supervisors, Engineers, Architects, and law enforcement concerning construction and general code questions.
-Reviews plat, plans, and blueprints prior to inspections for compliance with building codes; ensures plans are code compliant and match installation of jobsite. Assists in review of proposed projects and assures plans demonstrate minimum levels of compliance prior to building permit issuance.
-Composes reports of each inspection; notes any code or county ordinance violation that might apply; reports on whether or not the project may proceed; records inspections.
-Prepares paperwork such as scheduling; routing; code research; inspection reports; field conference reports and correspondence, daily driving log, project status reports. Processes technical documents.
-Researches and studies building codes; researches products.

Supplemental Functions:
-Performs other similar duties as required.



Knowledge:
-International Building Codes, Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Energy.
-Construction tools and instruments.
-Laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.
-Basic building construction principles and materials.

Skills:
-Communicating verbally and in writing to builders, owners, engineers, and sub-contractors.
-Maintaining effective relationships with personnel of other departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation
-Interpreting blueprints, construction documents, and research products.
-Utilizing mathematical formulas.
-Inspecting items for proper layout and compliance to site built projects.
-Operating a computer, work fax, copier, calculator, and telephone.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III
Grade: 108
Position #: 0017290
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $18.32
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school Diploma or equivalent plus 2yrs experience and training in heave motorized equipment operation and maintenance. SC CDL driver’s license required within 6months of employment.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  Performs skilled work in the Landfill/Transfer Station Div. of the Solid Waste Management Department. Work involves operating heavy equipment in the disposal of solid waste including pushing, piling, and spreading, compacting or loading waste material. Work includes operating heave equipment to move and place earth, maintain slopes, silt basins and cut grass. Clean and maintain equipment.

Operates front-end loaders, dozers, waste compactors, graders, backhoes, excavators, off road dump trucks, and other pieces of equipment. Perform maintenance and complete daily paperwork.

Experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment in the landfill and/or transfer station operations. Applicant to provide experience on specific equipment operated.
Application Deadline: 06/30/2024


Position Title: Transportation Manager
Grade: 216
Position #: 0022760
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $79,603.28/ Annual
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates degree with at least 10years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License.
Description:
  Oversees the daily operations of the Public Works Transportation/ Maintenance Division. Meets and assists the public with road and maintenance problems. Receives and reviews safety information, work orders, and maintenance schedules. Verifies maintenance and equipment logs, requisitions, supplies and materials. Assists with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and budgets.

Assists the SCDOT with maintaining the safety of all primary and secondary roadways in Lexington County during inclement weather. Is subject to be on-call during non-emergency situations.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other common computer applications.
Application Deadline: 06/21/2024


Position Title: Engineering Associate I
Grade: 110
Position #: 0001850
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $20.99/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates degree in Civil Engineering or related field with up to 1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Up to 2years of experience in road and storm drainage construction, civil engineering design, or related field.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs office and field tasks that relate to the functions of public works. Works directly with engineering staff and other departments managing roadway database, obtaining right of way, developing plans, surveying and addressing citizen concerns. Familiar with civil engineering applications, mathematics, and office computer software such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Will develop a working knowledge of tax map systems, planning and developing guidelines, deeds, plats, engineering and surveying practices, SCDOT standards, Lex.co roadway inventory, GIS, county website, etc.
Application Deadline: 06/21/2024


Position Title: Library Assistant III-West Columbia Branch-Part Time
Grade: 107
Position #: 0018810
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $17.12/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree, with 1 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 - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  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.
Application Deadline: 06/02/2024


Position Title: Library Assistant III – Ref – IR - Part - time
Grade: 107
Position #: 0007020
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $17.12/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of experience in a library or educational settings
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Requires public speaking. Must be available to work a combination of morning, afternoon, night and weekend hours, including Sundays.
Description:
  •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.
Application Deadline: 06/02/2024


Position Title: Document Processing Clerk II
Grade: 106
Position #: 0022180
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $16.00/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 - Valid SC Drivers License
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Performs general data entry duties as required, including entering and retrieving computer data, copying, and filing documents, and establishing and maintaining filing system for sensitive and classified records.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs data entry work that is time sensitive and done in a timely manner.
Performs data entry and ensures compliance of classified information.
Retrieves records as other departments request them.
Creates and maintains a filing system for multiple agencies that is easily accessible and organized accordingly.
Shreds records that have exceeded their retention schedules.
Performs office duties such as: answering telephone, checking and responding to emails; using the copy/scan/fax machine; filling out reports and entering and retrieving data from computers.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 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.
Flexible scheduling is required, and may include weekends.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Licensing and Certifications:
NCIC Security Awareness Training (received on the job).
Application Deadline: 05/31/2024


Position Title: Accreditation Manager
Grade: 209
Position #: 0020210
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $50,513.00 Annual
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with 5 to 7 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
-Notary Public certification;
-NCIC Certification.
Description:
  To maintain international accreditation through compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, professional standards, policies and procedures for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and any other public safety accreditation needs.

-Assist in explaining and ensuring departmental compliance with all applicable standards, policies and procedures, initiates actions to correct any deviations or violations of standards not being adhered to.
-Coordinating and implementing activities and events to attain and re-establish accreditation goals. Communicate with staff to ensure the proper documentation to establish proof of policies and procedures is adequate.
-Conducts routine assessments of current policies and procedures to determine compliance with CALEA standards. Provides recommendations for updates to the policies, procedures and documents related to the Accreditation process.
-Attends meetings and consults with management and staff to review operations and activities, review and resolve problems, and provide recommendations associated with the accreditation program.
-Receives and reviews administrative and operations reports such as the Status report, Quality Assurance reports, Daily Shift Reports, and Training reports to ensure compliance with all standards.
-Attends periodic training sessions and attends seminars to keep abreast of current law enforcement trends, to include changes in the CALEA standards, laws, rules and regulations. Maintains required certifications.
-Performs other similar duties as required.

Knowledge:
-Various departmental procedures;
-Basic office computer operating systems and hardware;
-Methods, policies, procedures, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.
-Microsoft Office.

Skills:
-Administrative practices;
-Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact;
-Customer service practices;
-Organization and time-management practices to accomplish tasks in a timely manner;
-Detailed oriented;
-Multi-tasking such as handling multiple calls at one time;
-Analytical thinking;
-Public speaking;
-Budgeting procedures;
-Clerical and bookkeeping procedures.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2024


Position Title: Compliance Officer
Grade: 207
Position #: 0012740
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $44,956.04 Annual
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 6 months to 1 year of advanced study or training beyond high school equivalency, with 1 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 - -Valid SC Driver's License
-Paramedic Certification;
-CPR Instructor Certification;
-Emergency Medical Dispatch Manager Certification;
-Instructor in Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification;
-Fire Service Communications Certification;
-Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification;
-Instructor in Communications Training Officer Certification;
-Communications Center Supervisor Certification.
Description:
  Under limited supervision, develop, publish and analyze performance reports for the various Public Safety Departments. To manage the emergency dispatch certification and compliance program for 911 personnel.

-Quality assurance review and reporting of requests for emergency and non-emergency assistance from the general public and other agencies.
-Produce, analyze and present various forms of statistical and other data related to the performance of all Lexington County Public Safety and other outside agencies.
-Training/Certification of both current and new employees within the communications division.
-Develop and assist with the implementation of emergency dispatch protocols for EMS, Fire Service and Law Enforcement.
-Assist with staffing of the emergency communications center and or emergency operations center as needed.

Supplemental Functions:
-Performs other similar duties as required.

Knowledge:
-Public safety (EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement and Communications);
-Quality assurance procedures;
-911 Communications policies and procedures;
-Microsoft Office;
-Crystal Reports;
-Training methods and procedures;
-Protocols in accordance with accepted industry standards;
-Software protocols;
-Agency policy and procedures as well as that of the agencies.

Skills:
-Advanced Mathematics;
-Interpreting and recognizing trends in data and to report the findings to the appropriate persons;
-Developing recommendations for changes in equipment or procedures with a focus on improving performance;
-Operating equipment within the ECC and EOC;
-Planning and running training classes;
-Troubleshooting systems;
-Written and verbal communications via in-person, phone and email contact.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2024


Position Title: Economic Development Manager
Grade: 211
Position #: 564001
Department: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $56,756.20 - $61,296.70 / Annually DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in a related discipline. 3 to 5 years of experience in economic development. A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the above.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose: To implement and manage programs and services leading to the attraction, retention and expansion of enterprises in the County of Lexington for the purpose of creating and retaining jobs for our citizens.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plans, organizes, monitors, manages and evaluates economic development prospect recruitment activities and prepares reports for project activities for administration, Lexington County Council and other related advisory boards/committees
- Conducts site visits with businesses looking to locate in Lexington County or expand operations in the community
- Create and manage procedures that support industrial development with commercial/industrial brokers and regional and state economic development agencies, to include the attraction of and assistance to domestic and international businesses in Lexington County
- Performs economic development ombudsman duties with County departments as well as various economic development boards and committees
- Manages vendor compliance, to include landscaping, irrigation and timber contracts related to the maintenance of the County’s three (3) industrial parks
- Develop management plans for the 1000+ acres in the County’s three (3) industrial parks
- Write Request for Proposals (RFPs) for construction, site preparation and landscaping activities
- Evaluates Fee-In-Lieu of Tax (FILOT) agreements, both independently and in consort with the Lexington County Auditor’s Office, South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR), legal counsel, et.al. to ensure annual compliance
- Grant management to new and expanding industries receiving funding from the South Carolina Coordinating Council
- Manage the Economic Development Department’s research efforts utilizing the labor market and geographic information available, to include Lexington County’s GIS technology. This includes but is not limited to the compilation of data reports, development of customized maps and targeted workforce information.
- Assists in the development and implementation of global marketing campaigns aimed at new industry recruitment. Coordinates marketing efforts with local, regional and statewide allies as appropriate
- Manages departmental website and associated social media pages with strong understanding of relevant content to the local, national and international economic development arena.
- Develop and maintain comprehensive inventory of available industrial buildings and sites in the community for economic development purposes.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2024


Position Title: Senior Applications Analyst
Grade: 112
Position #: 0001640
Department: INFORMATION SERVICES
Salary Range: $24.04-$25.97/hr DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - An associates degree in computer science or MIS is required or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
2 years professional experience with 1 year design program & implement enterprise business systems, Angular/ React. Python, .net, JAVA, GIT, Powershell, Web/Mobil App Development using Windows & Linux Platforms.
Description:
  -Designing, programming and installing in-house application software updates, and documenting application software changes. Provides maintenance support to include maintaining application software, performing analysis to determine cause(s) of application software and system failure and to recommend corrective action. Installing vendor supplied application software updates.

-Designs the processes and software modules implementing business rules and logic of in-house developed system, develops interfaces, coordinates and monitors test activity at the system or subsystem.
Application Deadline: 05/30/2024


Position Title: Veteran's Affairs Benefits Counselor
Grade: 108
Position #: 0020670
Department: VETERAN AFFAIRS
Salary Range: $18.32/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with at least two years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
-Accredited Representative of South Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs and American Legion;
-Department of Veterans Affairs Citrix Access Gateway training.
Description:
  Under general supervision provides accredited representation and advocacy to Veterans and their dependents to ensure clients receive the maximum benefits for which they are entitled by preparing, and presenting claims to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Maintains client records, prepares related reports and performs other administrative work as required.
Application Deadline: 05/28/2024


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I
Grade: 105
Position #: 000923
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $16.00/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver’s License
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in operating and maintaining motorized heavy equipment in the transportation division of Public Works. May operate various heavy equipment such as grader, roller, backhoe, bush hog, and dump truck in the field of paving, drainage, grading, construction, and maintenance of all County roads.

Drives various trucks and hauls material and equipment. Uses tamps, chainsaws, pole saws, concrete mixers, and additional small equipment.

Will be provided with training to obtain CDL A License.

$5000 hiring bonus for new candidates with a valid CDL A Driver’s License
Application Deadline: 05/28/2024


Position Title: Library Assistant I - Irmo - PT
Grade: 103
Position #: 0006910
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $16.00 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree with 1-2 years of work experience in a library or customer service environment.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  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.
- Requires standing for long periods of time and the ability to life, push & pull up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work a combination of morning, afternoon, night and weekend hours including Sundays. 20 hours per week.
Application Deadline: 05/28/2024


Position Title: Library Assistant III-South Congaree-Pine Ridge Branch- (Youth Services)
Grade: 107
Position #: 0023540
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $17.12/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree, with 1 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 - Valid SC Driver's License
Requires public speaking. Must be available to work mornings, afternoons, nights, and weekend hours. Must be able to provide transportation to outreach and meetings.
Description:
  Provides customer service in person and by phone. Updates accounts, conveys fines/fees, and receives payments. Provides Reference, Readers’ Advisory, and Technology services to customers. Plans and resents programs and workshops as part of the library’s programming schedule. Markets and promotes services and programs of the library, Assists in maintaining the collection.

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 set up email accounts. Assists customers using microfilm readers. Troubleshoots issues regarding printers, wifi access, eReaders, scanners, copiers, etc.

Provides reference services to customers, including researching and answering reference questions in person and by phone. Discerns customers' needs by using high level communications skills to identify specific resources. 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 and organizations.

Presents and/or facilitates programs and workshops. Evaluates target audiences' needs and interests in order to plan and implement effective lifelong learning. Utilizes technology skills and/or knowledge of child development and literature in order to create age appropriate programs. Keeps abreast of changes in literacy and technology trends. Promotes and models early literacy skills as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM). Establishes partnerships and plans and presents programs with or for community business partners and/or other educational institutions. Participates in community events and festivals. Continually monitor 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 and the appropriate format. Develops book lists and subject-specific resource guides for all ages. Assists customer in locating and/or placing material on hold. Refers customers to sources containing readers' advisory information.

Assists in maintenance of physical quality of collection, including shelving and organizing of materials. Suggests books and materials for purchase based on customer request and knowledge of collection and community interest. Creates and maintains book displays. Assists in establishing special collections or displays for specific audiences, such as educators or small business owners. Locates materials from reports and resolves related issues.
Application Deadline: 05/26/2024


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