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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: 02/23/2018


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 Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; 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 Recruiter at (803) 785-8164; 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: Deputy (Warrant Division)
Grade: 110
Position #: 022500
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $17.66-$20.31 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement office for the state of South Carolina.
Description:
  Serves warrants, subpoenas, and civil papers, and performs general law enforcement duties as assigned. Performs evictions and repossessions. Detains and transports prisoners to and from designated locations. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.

Application Process:
Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072.
Application Deadline: 03/30/2018


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: 03/30/2018


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant I
Grade: 105
Position #: 002177
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.53
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Previous custodial and/or grounds maintenance preferred. Experience in municipal, hospital or industrial custodial and/or ground experience during operational hours.
Description:
  This position will provide general custodial duties which may include but not limited to cleaning, dusting, trash removal, floor care and vacuuming. This position will also be responsible for grounds maintenance which may include but not limited to cutting grass, trimming shrubs, edging and trash removal from parking lot. This will be a part time position with a minimum of 20-25 hours weekly.

Additional Job Requirements:
A valid SC drivers license. A Sheriff's Department/County background check. Supervision of inmate labor as required. May be required to work in a jail environment.
Application Deadline: 03/06/2018


Position Title: Appraiser II
Grade: 111
Position #: 000274
Department: ASSESSOR
Salary Range: $20.30
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Education/Experience:
Associate's degree, 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:
State certification as a licensed real estate appraiser required.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Appraises and maintains real property records in Lexington County, ensuring all property is equitably assessed. Work involves developing value estimates for commercial and residential properties which are used in ad valorem taxation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Deed verification which can entail inspection and appraisal of residential and commercial properties in a specific geographical appraisal area. All deeds are verified and any that are assessable transfers of interest are revalued for fair market value.
Appraising all properties, land, residential, and commercial, within the geographical area for 2015 reassessment. This includes verifying the land use, land size, improvement changes, and demolition.
New construction, parcel splits, straights, and combinations. New construction entails measuring of new construction on site, determining quality and type of materials and entering information into appraisal software to determine value via the cost approach. Parcel splits, straights, and combinations entail appraising land after a variety of reasons such as resurvey, change of size, or change of use.
Manage tax appeals (informal, formal, Board of Assessment Appeals, Administrative Law Court). This includes meeting with the taxpayer, reviewing the property file, inspecting the property, and preparing an appraisal report. If the appraised value is not in agreement with the taxpayer, preceeding to the Board of Assessment Appeals, Administrative Law Court, and Supreme Court, if necessary. This entails preparing a docket and presenting appraisal to the Board.
Verifying new mobile home sets. Also, field checking mobile home removals by moving permits or demolition. Works closely with the Mobile Home Dept verifying mobile home additions and livability.
Provides assistance to Records Clerks by answering telephones and assisting taxpayers at front counter during lunch hours and peak times during the tax season.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Job Specifications and Qualifications:

Knowledge:
Methods, procedures, and policies of the Assessor’s Department.
Functions and interrelationships of the County and other governmental agencies.
Laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.
Principles and practices of property appraisal and land economics.
Principles and practices of property improvements, building construction and building materials.
Economic, environmental, and related factors involved in the valuation of properties
Proper English usage, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
Modern office practices and technology, including the use of computers for word processing and records management.
Terminology used within the department.

Skills:
Applying appraisal principles and techniques in the equitable and justifiable appraisal of real property
Explaining appraisal and assessment methods and determinations.
Performing routine and complex appraisals.
Reading and interpreting legal descriptions and a variety of property parcel maps and aerial photographs.
Making sound, educated decisions.
Offering assistance to co-workers and employees of other departments.
Taking the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision.
Planning, organizing, and prioritizing daily assignments and work activities.
Learning and utilizing new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.
Reading and interpreting relatively complex materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job.
Assembling and analyzing information and developing written reports and records in a concise, clear and effective manner.
Maintaining effective relationships with personnel of other departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation.
Communicating effectively with customers in confrontational situations.
Reacting calmly and quickly in emergency situations.


Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force constantly, 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, reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.
Application Deadline: 03/06/2018


Position Title: Library Administrator - Technical Services
Grade: 211
Position #: 000050
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $52,025
   
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 - Preferred Experience:
Minimum education combined with 5-10 years in public library management.
Description:
  Plans, coordinates, and directs services and operations of Technical Services. Manages and selects library materials and collections in accordance with the library's collection development policy. Develops and coordinates programs, services and collections for staff and patrons.

- Responsible for the Collection Management and Development for all resources for the Library System. Responsibe for assigned budgets as allocated and the purchase of materials. Evaluates collections and plans additions and deletions based on community analysis and usage trends. Creates short and long term plans for internal budget allocation for print and online resources. Selects and deselects print materials adhering to the library's Collection Development Policy.

- Supervises Technical Services staff including; scheduling, training, and evaluating. Trains staff with respect to the duties and proficiencies. Coaches and mentors staff. Instructs staff in the keeping and reporting of statistics.

- Responsible for cataloging all formats of library materials; books, audio-visuals, serials, and eBooks. Access various databases such as Library of Congress and Online Computer Library Center. Verifies each item's classification number and subject headings. Creates bibliographical record in library database. Updates and modifies each item record to ensure compatibility with library database. Interprets and applies authority records in order to complete cataloging of materials. Uses experience and other resources to create bibliographical record of items that are not in standard database.

- Compiles data for statistical reports as required.

- As a member of the Library Leadership Team, assists with strategic planning for the system to further the goals of the library. Maintains knowledge on current trends on technology, library services, including suggesting policy and procedures for the library system. Participates in and chairs system committees as assigned.

- Advocates for the stated mission and goals of the library system by developing and maintaining good working relationships with the Library Board, schools, and other organizations to promote library services. Conducts interviews of library applicants. Conducts literacy skills training. Represents the library system by serving on and presenting to various external committees and boards.

- Acts as the liasiaon between new and current vendors and staff by evaluating and selecting new vendors and managing current vendors' upgrades and changes. Communicates with vendors on a regular basis to ensure that staff can use their services with the highest degree of efficiency and accuracy. Ensures that staff receives the necessary training to achieve these goals. Schedules training sessions to make sure staff is properly trained on all online resources. Provides mentoring, coaching, and direction as needed. Analyzes the risks and future impact of all decisions. Sets and meets realistic goals and deadlines. Keeps staff abreast of any and all changes. Recognizes problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent. Provides expert and timely advice and resolves conflicts by communicating with vendors on a daily basis if needed. Finds solutions for problems by keeping in contact with staff vendors.

Additional Job Requirements:
Physical requirements: Exerting force up to 20 pounds. Requires talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting.
Application Deadline: 03/03/2018


Position Title: Bailiff
Grade: 101
Position #: 001931
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $10.32
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - No experience required
Description:
  Job Description:
Provides professional and courteous service and support required for the operation of the judicial process in the Lexington County Courthouse. Assists the public with information needed to navigate the various processes and departments in the Lexington County Courthouse. Assures needs of the presiding judge are met; assists in communication with jury or other court officials; serves the needs of the jury, and provides initial information regarding courtroom and jury procedures; protects the integrity of the jury by isolating them from outside influences; and maintains order in the courtroom.

Application Process:
Please complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff's Department paper application located at www.lexingtonsheriff.com (careers section). Please contact the LCSD Human Resources Division at (803) 785-2407 with questions. Applications should be submitted to the Sheriff's Department's headquarters at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018


Position Title: County Engineer
Grade: 216
Position #: 001600
Department: PUBLIC WORKS/ADMINISTRATION
Salary Range: $72,967- $83,912 DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering supplemented by five or six years of progressively responsible experience in public works engineering and operations; or an equivalent combination.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience: Must possess state certification as a Professional Engineer. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.
Description:
  Under supervision and direction of the Director of Public Works, performs directing, supervising, operating and administrating duties as assigned within the various divisions of the Public Works Department including Engineering, Stormwater, Transportation, and Vector Control. Oversees design and construction of roadway, drainage, and development of C-Fund, In-House and other projects for Lexington County.
Receives and investigates complaints from citizens, directs work orders for corrective actions, Prepares specification for procurement and or acquisition of goods and services under supervision of Public Works Director.
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018


Position Title: Call Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 110852
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $12.56
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED, previous experience is helpful.
Description:
  Receives and processes emergency calls for services from citizens. Dispatches emergency services. Coordinates additional resources for emergency calls. Provides emergency medical instruction for all Emergency Medical Service calls. Operates the National Crime Information Center computer to support law enforcement operations. Utilizes CAS to ensure accurate and timely dispatch of emergency services. Monitors status of all responding agencies. Answers calls for service for other county agencies after hours. Receives and/or reviews emergency and non-emergency calls for service, requests for National Crime Information Center information, QA sheets, patient condition information and radio transmissions. Prepares and/or generates CAD call cards, National Crime Information Center entries. Refers to and follows EMD protocols. 911 Call-Taker position operates on 12 hour shifts, with rotating days and nights. The pre-employment selection process at the department consists of the following: Criminal record review, Psychological screening, Initial interview, Background investigation, Pre-employment drug test, Any other requirement determined necessary.

You will be contacted upon the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will be given a date and time to attend applicant testing. The entire hiring process could take as long as 8 weeks. You can check your application status on the Lexington County Human Resources website. Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability. If rejected, an applicant may reapply one year after being turned down for employment. The application is held in retention for 2 years from the date that it is rejected.
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III
Grade: 108
Position #: 017300
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $16.58
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Min. GED plus 2 years of experience and training in heavy motorized equipment operation and maintenance. SC CDL drives license required within 6 months of employment.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment in the landfill and/or transfer station operations. Applicant to provide experience on specific equipment operated.
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, spreading, compacting or loading waste material. Work includes operation of heavy equipment to move and place earth, maintain slopes, silt basins and cut grass. Clean and maintain equipment.

Additional Job Requirements:
Operates front-end loaders, dozers, waste compactors, graders, backhoes, excavators, off road dump trucks, and other pieces of equipment. Perform maintenance and complete daily paper work.
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018


Position Title: Library Assistant III - Part Time
Grade: 107
Position #: 018810
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.50
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of work experience in a library or educational setting.
Description:
  Cayce - West Columbia Library

Job 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.

Additional Job Requirements:
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. Average - 20 hours per week.
Application Deadline: 03/02/2018


Position Title: Environmental Coordinator
Grade: 114
Position #: 014470
Department: PW/STORMWATER
Salary Range: $24.87
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree in environmental science, civil engineering, or related and supplemented by four to five years of experience in environmental fields; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Has extensive knowledge of SCDHEC and EPA Regulations for NDPES MS4 program, Ozone Early Action Compact, and knowledge of commercial, industrial, and residential development.
Description:
  Under supervision, performs all duties to maintain compliance with Federal and State requirements for both NPDES Phase II Stormwater program and Ozone Early Action Compact. Implementation of the six minimum measures, and TMDL monitoring. Administers 319 and CDBG Grants, Works with Solid Waste for "Green Business" and Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium, LCSC, for MS4 program.

Additional Job Requirements:
Implementation of MS4 program with municipalities, homebuilders, engineers, consultants, and citizen groups. Prepare, organize, and present at local venues. Reports to Stormwater Manager.
Application Deadline: 02/27/2018


Position Title: PC Lan Specialist II
Grade: 111
Position #: 016600
Department: INFORMATION SERVICES
Salary Range: $42,237
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's degree, with 3 to 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education.
  Minimum Qualification - Experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Creates, tests, manages, troubleshoots, and maintains operating system images for all models of client PC and laptops in the County network.

Installs and manages security mechanisms that protect the network against hackers, breaches, viruses and spyware; responds to incidents, investigates violations and recommends enhancements to prevent potential security gaps.

Implements, configures, and maintains servers.

Ensures high availability of all network recourses for end users and respond to network outages as quickly as possible to minimize downtime of the network.

Manages projects related to upgrade and implementation of new systems while working with the vendor and end users to ensure a smooth transition from one system to another while minimizing downtime of resources to the end user.

Installs, maintains and troubleshoots Firewall Equipment, distribution and access layer switches as well as Wireless Access Points and remote firewalls.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2018


Position Title: Appraiser II
Grade: 111
Position #: 002730
Department: ASSESSOR
Salary Range: $20.31
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Education/Experience:
Associate's degree, 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:
State certification as a licensed real estate appraiser required.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Appraises and maintains real property records in Lexington County, ensuring all property is equitably assessed. Work involves developing value estimates for commercial and residential properties which are used in ad valorem taxation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Deed verification which can entail inspection and appraisal of residential and commercial properties in a specific geographical appraisal area. All deeds are verified and any that are assessable transfers of interest are revalued for fair market value.

Appraising all properties, land, residential, and commercial, within the geographical area for 2015 reassessment. This includes verifying the land use, land size, improvement changes, and demolition.

New construction, parcel splits, straights, and combinations. New construction entails measuring of new construction on site, determining quality and type of materials and entering information into appraisal software to determine value via the cost approach. Parcel splits, straights, and combinations entail appraising land after a variety of reasons such as resurvey, change of size, or change of use.

Manage tax appeals (informal, formal, Board of Assessment Appeals, Administrative Law Court). This includes meeting with the taxpayer, reviewing the property file, inspecting the property, and preparing an appraisal report. If the appraised value is not in agreement with the taxpayer, preceeding to the Board of Assessment Appeals, Administrative Law Court, and Supreme Court, if necessary. This entails preparing a docket and presenting appraisal to the Board.

Verifying new mobile home sets. Also, field checking mobile home removals by moving permits or demolition. Works closely with the Mobile Home Dept verifying mobile home additions and livability.

Provides assisstance to Records Clerks by answering telephones and assisting taxpayers at front counter during lunch hours and peak times during the tax season.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Job Specifications and Qualifications:

Knowledge:
Methods, procedures, and policies of the Assessor’s Department.
Functions and interrelationships of the County and other governmental agencies.
Laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.
Principles and practices of property appraisal and land economics.
Principles and practices of property improvements, building construction and building materials.
Economic, environmental, and related factors involved in the valuation of properties
Proper English usage, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
Modern office practices and technology, including the use of computers for word processing and records management.
Terminology used within the department.

Skills:
Applying appraisal principles and techniques in the equitable and justifiable appraisal of real property
Explaining appraisal and assessment methods and determinations.
Performing routine and complex appraisals.
Reading and interpreting legal descriptions and a variety of property parcel maps and aerial photographs.
Making sound, educated decisions.
Offering assistance to co-workers and employees of other departments.
Taking the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision.
Planning, organizing, and prioritizing daily assignments and work activities.
Learning and utilizing new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.
Reading and interpreting relatively complex materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job.
Assembling and analyzing information and developing written reports and records in a concise, clear and effective manner.
Maintaining effective relationships with personnel of other departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation.
Communicating effectively with customers in confrontational situations.
Reacting calmly and quickly in emergency situations.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force constantly, 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, reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2018


Position Title: Appraiser I
Grade: 110
Position #: 002790
Department: ASSESSOR
Salary Range: $18.98
   
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 - Licensing and Certifications:
State certification as a licensed real estate appraiser required.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Under regular supervision, inspects and appraises the value of land, buildings of all types, structures, and property improvements for ad valorem taxation of purposes based upon the South Carolina State law and accepted methods and procedures for valuation of properties for the Assessor's Department. Work involves collecting, reviewing and analyzing information such as deeds, maps, soil types, sbidivsion plat, construction costs, market conditions, easements, and other information relating to the value of property; and preparing and presenting all Appeals Board and Administrative Law Judge cases that are necessary. Reports to the Appraiser III.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts on-site inspection of new construction; measures and notes type and quality of construction, roof type, square footage, etc. Conducts on-site inspection of existing properties to determine appreciation or depreciation after remodeling, renovations, rezoning, or changes in other economic indicators. Inspects all property in the field for reassessment: verifies the data for each property; values all land and buildings by using the market and cost approach to value; analyzes sales data; reviews valuations for accuracy.
Appraises new subdivision lots and deed splits, examines applications for Agricultural Use and Legal Residence; processes applications; examines South Carolina Codes of Law and South Carolina Codes of Regulations for the purpose of qualifying property. Manages tax appeals; meets with taxpayers for appeal hearings; conducts field inspections of property under appeal.
Analyzes Multiple Listing Service data for the purpose of reviewing valuation data. Receives and reviews building permits, building plans, and maps.
Conducts mandated reassessments in accordance with the South Carolina Department of Revenue directives. Prepares cases to be heard before the Lexington county Assessment Appeals Board and Administrative Law Judge hearing after exhausting all areas of settlement; prepares the case for the Administrative Law Judge Division if either party contests the Appeals Board's decision; testifies when necessary.
Mails assessment notices as required, assists taxpayers in completing tax exemption forms, assists Mapping department in locating lots; makes corrections based on field work.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Knowledge:
Methods, procedures, and policies of the Assessor’s Department.
Functions and interrelationships of the County and other governmental agencies.
Laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.
Principles and practices of property appraisal and land economics.
Principles and practices of property improvements, building construction and building materials.
Economic, environmental, and related factors involved in the valuation of properties
Proper English usage, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
Modern office practices and technology, including the use of computers for word processing and records management.
Terminology used within the department.

Skills:
Applying appraisal principles and techniques in the equitable and justifiable appraisal of real property
Explaining appraisal and assessment methods and determinations.
Performing routine appraisals.
Reading and interpreting legal descriptions and a variety of property parcel maps and aerial photographs.
Making sound, educated decisions.
Offering assistance to co-workers and employees of other departments.
Taking the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision.
Planning, organizing, and prioritizing daily assignments and work activities.
Learning and utilizing new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.
Reading and interpreting relatively complex materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job.
Assembling and analyzing information and developing written reports and records in a concise, clear and effective manner.
Maintaining effective relationships with personnel of other departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation.
Communicating effectively with customers in confrontational situations.
Reacting calmly and quickly in emergency situations.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force constantly, 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, reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2018


Position Title: Custodial Worker
Grade: 102
Position #: 0094420
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $11.05
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - A high school diploma or GED is required. Previous custodial experience in custodial maintenance.
  Minimum Qualification - Preferred Experience:
Experience in municipal, hospital or geriatric custodial work. Must be accustom to working in an occupied building during operational hours.
Description:
  This position will provide general custodial maintenance of assigned County buildings and facilities. Performs various custodial duties, which include but not limited to cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, stocking supplies, cleaning windows and other surfaces, dusting furniture, removing trash, floor care, vacuuming, cleaning porches, walkways, hauling trash and recyclables to appropriate locations.

Additional Job Requirements:
A valid South Carolina drivers license is required. Floor care and maintenance experience is required for the position. A general understanding of sealers, waxes, strippers, and buffing procedures.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2018


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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