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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 opportunities. 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: 01/20/2017


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 Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: School Crossing Guard
Grade: 101
Position #: 150013
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $10.32
   
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: 12/31/2017


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 Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I - Permanent Part-Time
Grade: 104
Position #: 012345
Department: COUNTY COUNCIL
Salary Range: 12.65-14.55/hr DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Technical or Associate’s degree plus 2 years of experience in administrative, office management, or other relevant field and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Transcription experience is preferred.
Salary based on qualifications
Description:
  Answers telephone calls; processes messages.
Responds to citizens’ calls/letters/emails in reference to concerns and/or complaints; notifies the appropriate Council members, Administrator, and department heads responsible; logs and tracks follow-up actions.
Must maintain a high level of confidentiality due to the sensitive material.
Maintains electronic calendars for office and each Council member.
Assists in transcribing meeting minutes.
Assists in entering, preparing and processing department records; updates databases and prepares spreadsheets.
Prepares ordinances, resolutions, agenda packets, and other documents for Records Management to digitally record and permanent storage as required by State Statute.
Processes incoming and outgoing daily mail.
Monitors and orders general office supplies.
Prepares and maintains status of purchase requisitions and travel request forms.
Generates/types routine correspondence, resolutions, address labels, form letters, and prepares material for filing.
Responsible for tracking board members’ term limits to meet the eligibility requirements of various Boards, Commissions, and Committees (26) as required by County Ordinance.
Compiles and maintains data required for Boards, Commissions, and Committees appointed by County Council on a regular basis.
Maintains a close working relationship with the various Boards and Commissions’ contacts to ensure that the appointees’ attendance meet eligibility requirements as required by County Ordinance.
Assists with trip requests for Council and office staff (hotel expenditures, registration fees for conferences, airfare, meal allowances, mileage, and other travel related receipts).
Performs limited back up to Council Administrative staff in their absence.
Operates a variety of office equipment such as telephone, computer, scanner, printer, copier/fax machine, binder, etc.
Utilizes a variety of computer software such as Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Adobe, Banner, Internet Explorer, etc.
Interacts and communicates with Council, Clerk to Council, office staff, County departments, vendors, and citizens.
Assists with Records Management in accordance with records retention schedules as required by State Statute.
Assists with planning and setting up meetings and events.

Knowledge:
Various computer programs;
Computer operating systems hardware;
Administrative procedures;
Clerical procedures;
Recordkeeping procedures;
Bookkeeping procedures;
Accounting.

Skills:
Strong written and verbal communication via in-person, telephone or email contact;
Customer service in dealing with the public with various issues pertaining to specific County departments;
Transcribing meeting minutes;
Generating, updating and editing various reports for the department;
Budgeting practices used for department projects.
Application Deadline: 02/17/2017


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 104
Position #: 1001239
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 12.65/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - 1-2 years experience in clerical/administrative work, preferable accounting and bookkeeping and customer service. Experience in Microsoft Excel and Word programs.
Description:
  Performs a variety of standard clerical/administrative duties at the County Landfill (498 Landfill Lane) to include: performing the duties of the scale-master in their absence, weighing and checking vehicles when entering/leaving the landfill; assists with monthly invoicing, enters data for daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports; assists w/ verifying invoices, processes payments, deposits, prepares correspondence; greets customers, answers inquiries by phone and in person. Standard work hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00-3:30 and other coverage days to include holidays as required.
Application Deadline: 02/13/2017


Position Title: Administrative Assistant III
Grade: 106
Position #: 000123
Department: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: 30,114
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with 1 to 3 years of experience;
  Minimum Qualification - An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Performs confidential specialized administrative duties specific to Economic Development such as: reception, clerical duties, customer service recordkeeping. Records actions and provides accurate transcription of minutes. Prepares agendas and supporting material for meetings. Provides professional customer service, has organizational skills, utilizes problem solving skills and communicates effectively with supervisors, co-workers and citizens.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Receives, records, prepares, files, facilitates both operational and project specific purchase orders, various correspondence, memorandums, reports, requisitions, forms and records retention.
Assists the Economic Development Director in coordinating semi-annual events, preparing budget documents, monitoring budget expenditures, incentive documentation coordination, cataloging the economic development updates for Council, Administration and Central SC, preparing and submitting County Council Agenda items.
Create and manage calendar appointments for the Director of Economic Development and the Project Manager. Interacts and communicates regularly with groups both internal and external to the County. Maintains inventory of all office furniture, equipment and office supplies.
Performs general administrative duties as required, including typing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, answering the telephone, establishing and maintaining filing systems.
Orders office supplies; maintains copier supplies and maintenance.
Provides other routine clerical support, including but not limited to processing daily mail, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, entering computer data and ordering office supplies.

Supplemental Functions:
Performs other similar duties as required.

Knowledge:
Various computer programs for various departments;
Computer operating systems hardware;
Administrative procedures;
Clerical procedures;
Recordkeeping procedures;
Bookkeeping procedures;
Accounting.
Various laws pertaining to departmental procedures.

Skills:
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone or email contact;
Customer service in dealing with the public with various issues pertaining to department;
Minute taking to record meetings;
Generating, updating and editing various reports for the department;
Budgeting practices used for department projects;
Mathematics for various tasks.
Application Deadline: 02/07/2017


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III
Grade: 108
Position #: 1700051
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 16.58/hour
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - GED plus 2 years of experience and training in heavy motorized equipment operation and maintenance. SC CDL drivers license required within 6 months of employment.
  Minimum Qualification - 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. 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.
Application Deadline: 02/02/2017


Position Title: Part time Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 009091
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 10.32/hour
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma/GED
  Minimum Qualification - No experience required.
Description:
  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.
Application Deadline: 02/01/2017


Position Title: Senior Administrative Assistant
Grade: 108
Position #: 000759
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Five to Seven years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  Assists in annual budget preparations; provides department auditing by monitoring budget and providing monthly report expenditures and balances to supervisors; prepares ABT's for transfer of funds within accounts. Maintains departmental personnel files for full time, part time, and volunteer personnel for a department of 250 personnel. Processes employment applications, resignations, promotions, FMLA and related Human Resources paperwork. Assists in securing quotes and bids for specialized equipment, prepares requisitions, and processes invoices for payment. Prepares trip requests for employee travels; prepares payroll expenditure reports bi-monthly for Finance. Coordinates and schedules annual physical exams for all career and volunteer personnel as required by federal law, and maintains database. Maintains Firehouse software database. Assists in planning, coordinating, and conducting annual Fire Service recognition ceremonies.
Application Deadline: 01/31/2017


Position Title: Branch Librarian III
Grade: 208
Position #: 000641
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $43, 681
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - MLIS from an ALA accredited college or university; supplemented by three- dive years of professional experience in public libraries, including supervisory and management experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force of occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects. Schedule includes day, night & weekend hours.
Description:
  Chapin Branch.

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

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

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

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

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

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

• Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 01/27/2017


Position Title: Document Processing Clerk I
Grade: 04
Position #: 001036
Department: REGISTER OF DEEDS
Salary Range: 26,303
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent, no experience required
  Minimum Qualification - An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  Prepares and scans legal documents into records management software program. Assist in data into records management software database according to established indexing rules and policies. Assist in proofreading data to correct errors. Assists with customer service area to research and copy a variety of documents.
Application Deadline: 01/24/2017


Position Title: PT Administrative Assistant II
Grade: 105
Position #: 0008261
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: 14.21/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate's degree, with up to one year experience required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Knowledge:
Various computer programs for various departments;
Computer operating systems hardware;
Administrative procedures;
Clerical procedures;
Recordkeeping procedures;
Bookkeeping procedures;
Accounting.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Performs responsible clerical and bookkeeping work in support of effective and efficient Magistrate's Court operations including the preparation and maintenance of accurate court records. Provides professional and courteous customer service at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Generates criminal case files and civil filings. Performs case preparation, research, and maintenance for court proceedings. Collects and receipts fines, fees, and costs payable to the court.
Prepares case files through data entry and court processes. Interacts and assists with the general public, defendants, victims, attorneys, law enforcement, bonding, companies, and judicial staff. Prepares and updates court dockets and assists Judges in court proceedings. Records the dispositions of criminal and civil cases adjucated by the court. Schedules additional hearings as needed. Generates arrest and bench warrants. Prepares, coordinates, and verifies with detention center staff and court personnel to discharge defendants. Prepares case file transmittals to the proper court locations and receives transmittals from other courts. Generates and balances daily deposits.
Answers the telephone; screens callers; provides information as requested or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as necessary; greets and assists office visitors.
Organize file and verifies records are current or in good standing. Prepares files for preliminary hearings, pre-trial hearings, bench trials and jury trials. Interprets and prepares necessary paperwork for circuit court orders. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for DUI Court.
Prepares monthly criminal and civil financial balancing dockets. Prepares documentation regarding unpaid fines and properly notifies the Department of Motor Vehicles for driver's license suspensions. Compiles case statistics for quarterly reports. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for Preliminary Hearing Court. Possesses all expungement orders and notifies all proper agencies for destruction of records.
Prepares year end fiscal audit and ensures compliance. Completes annual survey of case load summary. Verifies all bonding licenses are up to date and in compliance with the Clerk of Court. Compiles and organizes all court records regarding the retention schedule.
Assists in training new employees. Attend training classes when available or necessary for maintaining certifications.



Skills:
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone or email contact;
Customer service in dealing with the public with various issues pertaining to department;
Minute taking to record meetings;
Generating, updating and editing various reports for the department;
Budgeting practices used for department projects.
Application Deadline: 01/24/2017


Position Title: Part Time Administrative Assistant
Grade: 104
Position #: 00152931
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: 12.84/hour
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - Computer, clerical, and customer service skills.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs responsible clerical work in the Lexington County 911 Communications Center to include, but not limited to, entering "MY-911" program information, processing document release requests, entering data, providing quality customer service, assembling the vials for the "Vial of Life" program. Performs other related work as assigned. 20 hours per week, 9AM-1PM Mon.-Fri.
Application Deadline: 01/20/2017


Position Title: Circulation Coordinator
Grade: 107
Position #: 0010601
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.49/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree. Requires public speaking and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be available to work morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. One to three years of work experience in a library or customer service position.
Description:
  Cayce-West Columbia location.

Coordinates the services and workflow of the Circulation Desk. Evaluates and establishes Circulation staff schedules. Assists in Collection Development, including identifying and selecting high interest items for purchase and evaluating items for withdrawal. Coaches and trains staff to ensure the quality of services; assigns work and delegates circulation duties for a large branch library. Works in other departments as needed. Resolves customer inquiries regarding account information and policies, fines and fees, and collection agency issues. Evaluates damaged materials; conveys cost of materials to customers. Utilizes databases, bibliographies, and other resources to recommend specific books and materials that customers request. Serves as Manager on Duty for a large branch library. Promotes and may register customers for all services and programs of the library, including reserving meeting and conference rooms.
• Manages workflow of the Circulation Desk including courier deliveries, desk coverage, and customer
service. Receives and resolves customer concerns according to Library Policy and Procedures. May act
as Manager on Duty in the absence of the Branch Manager and Assistant Branch Manager. Performs
regular Circulation Desk duties.

• Creates and coordinates the daily Circulation Desk schedule for 10+ staff members. Adjusts staffing
needs based on schedule changes. Utilizes staff from other departments when necessary by analyzing
interdepartmental schedules.

• Selects new materials, orders replacement copies, and submits customer requests for library
purchase. Studies professional library journal book reviews to aid in selection of new materials.
Assesses and determines patron demand while staying within the parameters of the library’s
Collection Development Policy.

• Collects payment and waives fines for damaged or lost items. Reconciles all cash drawers from
Reference and Circulation Desks. Runs daily Fines and Fees Report. May be asked to make daily bank
deposit.

• Assists customers and staff with library resources including databases, technology, and the Online
Public Access Catalog. Provides Readers’ Advisory services and compiles bibliography lists for patrons.
Instructs customers and staff in use of resources. Determines appropriate materials based on
customers’ needs and interest. Promotes and assists with library programs.

• Trains new and existing staff and volunteers in branch policies, procedures, and technologies.
Disseminates new information required to enhance job knowledge and skills.

• Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 01/20/2017


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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