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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: 05/23/2017


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 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: 12/31/2017


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 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: 12/31/2017


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: 12/31/2017


Position Title: Deputy Coroner (Part-Time)
Grade: 110
Position #: 0013130
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $18.97/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED equivalent, supplemented by at least three years experience or training in a related field. Medical training/experience is strongly recommended.
  Minimum Qualification - Previous experience in death investigations/ medical field/ law enforcement necessary. Previous experience in a medical related field is strongly recommended.
Description:
  Investigates violent, suspicious, and/or sudden/unexpected deaths for the purpose of determining the cause and manner of death. Identifies bodies and provides for safe transport of bodies to morgue. Identifies/locates/notifies next of kin. Responds to crime/death scenes; determines need to call in specialized personnel; collects evidence; provides assistance to families. Day/night/weekend work.
Typing skills, computer skills, basic medical terminology, and use of correct grammar is necessary. Speilling test, computer skills test, and typing test will be given during the interview process.
Application Deadline: 06/16/2017


Position Title: Deputy Coroner (Full-Time)
Grade: 110
Position #: 001885
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $18.97/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or GED equivalent, supplemented by at least three years experience or training in a related field. Medical training/experience is strongly recommended.
  Minimum Qualification - Previous experience in death investigations/ medical field/ law enforcement necessary. Previous experience in a medical related field is strongly recommended.
Description:
  Investigates violent, suspicious, and/or sudden/unexpected deaths for the purpose of determining the cause and manner of death. Identifies bodies and provides for safe transport of bodies to morgue. Identifies/locates/notifies next of kin. Responds to crime/death scenes; determines need to call in specialized personnel; collects evidence; provides assistance to families. Day/night/weekend work.
Typing skills, computer skills, basic medical terminology, and use of correct grammar is necessary. Spelling test, computer skills test, and typing test will be given during the interview process.
Application Deadline: 06/16/2017


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.
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: 06/04/2017


Position Title: Appraiser I
Grade: 110
Position #: 0002711
Department: ASSESSOR
Salary Range: $18.98/hr.
   
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 - 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.
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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 econominc 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.
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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 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.
Application Deadline: 06/04/2017


Position Title: 911 Call Taker
Grade: 106
Position #: 1700231
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $12.56/hour
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - Must be 18 years of age, previous experience is helpful
Description:
  Multiple Openings.
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 CAD to ensure accurate and timely dispatch of emergency services. Monitors status of all responding agencies. Answers calls for service for other county agencies after hours. Receives and/or reviews emergency and non-emergency calls for service, requests for National Crime Information Center information, QA sheets, patient condition information and radio transmissions. Prepares and/or generates CAD call cards, National Crime Information Center entries. Refers to and follows EMD protocols. 911 Call-Taker position operates on 12 hours shifts, with rotating days and nights.

The pre-employment selection process at the department consists of the following:
1. Criminal record review
2. Psychological screening
3. Initial interview
4. Background investigation
5. Pre-employment drug test
6. 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 longs 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: 06/02/2017


Position Title: Library Assistant I- Technical Services- PT
Grade: 103
Position #: 0013750
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $11.81/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associates Degree
  Minimum Qualification - Associates Degree with 1-2 years experience in a library, educational, or customer service environment.
Description:
  Greets and assists customers who enter or call the library. Communicates with vendors and outside parties. Communicates with branch staff concerning materials’ records. Responsible for receiving new materials for the library. Prepares materials for cataloging. Performs acquisition duties. Inspects and performs maintenance of materials. Promotes all services and programs of the library. Assists at public service desks and/or on bookmobile.
•Accepts donations of materials from the public. Explains the donation process and offers tax donation form. Receives library materials and supplies from various delivery services. Verifies accuracy of shipment. Communicates with vendors concerning orders and shipment issues. Receives cancellation notices from vendors and notifies branch staff.
•Unpacks deliveries, verifies contents, and reconciles with packing slips. Matches packing slips to invoices and records payment in Polaris. Reports missing or damaged items to vendors. Inventories cataloging and office supplies for the department. Submits supply needs to appropriate staff member.
•Maintains library collection. Runs reports that help organize and maintain collection. Orders materials from specific vendors for branches and deducts costs from internal branch accounts. Assesses physical quality of materials. Performs cursory evaluation of materials.
•Prepares materials for public use: prints labels, attaches barcodes, inserts security strips and affixes Mylar covers to complete processing. Organizes materials for distribution to branches.
•Performs a variety of functions daily to keep the library operational. Proactively addresses basic safety and security issues. Collects and processes electronic recycling for the system. May process returned materials after hours and on Holidays in order to keep workflow up to date. Works in other library departments as needed.
•Substitutes in public services areas of the library. Responsible for customer service and circulation duties in branches and on the bookmobile. Shelves and organizes materials.
•Performs other similar duties as requires.
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently. Requires talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, climbing and balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.
Application Deadline: 06/02/2017


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant III
Grade: 109
Position #: 001649
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $17.74/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 3 years construction and/or maintenance experience; prefer 5-10 years of detention maintenance operations; or equivalent of all. Would prefer experience/training in locksmithing.
  Minimum Qualification - Training in ASSA locking systems, door closers, detention locks, automatic doors, and keying systems.
Description:
  Under occasional supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, finishes and door hardware systems. Performs related maintenance work as required. Troubleshoots & diagnoses equipment and system problems; schedules and performs required repair work or parts replacements; maintains accurate records, repair work & tool inventory.
Reports directly to the Building Service Assistant Manager. This position will be assigned to the Lexington County Sheriff Department.
Application Deadline: 05/30/2017


Position Title: Library Clerk- PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 0011331
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $10.32/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - At least one year work experience in a customer service or educational setting.
Description:
  Irmo Branch.
Job Description – Library Clerk
Greets and assists customers who enter or call the library, refers customers to other internal departments and may provide guidance and basic instruction regarding using the online catalog, downloading materials, accessing databases, and other services. Shelves and maintains library 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.
•Maintains the library’s collections. Organizes and shelves books, audio-visual materials, magazines and other material types. Shifts and arranges materials systematically.
•Greets and assists customers explaining the Dewey Decimal System and guiding customers in identifying and accessing materials. Explains library facility layout and location of collections. Provides general guidance and instruction regarding library resources and services. Responds to customer inquiries concerning subject and author requests. Is able to explain formats and resources. Assists or refers customers to internal departments in usage of library technology, such as the library catalog, databases, eReaders, and copiers/scanners. Teaches customers to access and utilize the online catalog.
•Maintains the library’s collections by assessing general physical condition. 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. Assesses physical quality of materials and may perform general book repair. Sorts items for shelving and routing.
•Provides general customer service concerning accounts. Explains policies and procedures regarding holds, overdue books, and fines and fees in general terms. Occasionally performs circulation duties, including checking materials in and out.
•Promotes library services and programs. Refers customers to programs and print and online calendars and schedules. Discerns patron interests and needs and is able to guide them to materials, programs, and services that meet their expectations.
•Locates specific titles from reports and resolves issues. 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.
Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force; must be able to push and pull carts and book drop bin. Must be able to talk, hear, see, grasp, stand, walk, perform repetitive motions, stoop, push, pull & lift. Must be able to work morning, afternoon, night and weekend hours including Sundays.
Application Deadline: 05/26/2017


Position Title: Part Time Adulticider/ Field Tech I
Grade: 104
Position #: 009951
Department: PW/VECTOR CONTROL
Salary Range: $12.46/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED
  Minimum Qualification - Vector Control experience preferred.
Description:
  The position will be responsible for Adulticiding (Mosquito Spraying) areas of Lexington County for the control of adult mosquitoes; must be able to maintain accurate record keeping of these issues and other duties, track vehicle mileage & maintenance and other documentation as necessary, must be able to work nights and if necessary have schedule changed to work some days and weekends.
Must be able to read a road map, must be willing to take the SC Pesticide Exam.
Application Deadline: 05/26/2017


Position Title: Collection Center Attendant
Grade: 101
Position #: 002090
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $10.32/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 - none required.
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Maintains effective operations of the facility. Maintains the on-site collection and recycling center operations. Opens and closes the facility. Greets and educates center visitors on the Cuts the grass and cleans minor spills as needed.
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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: 05/26/2017


Position Title: Maintenance Assistant III
Grade: 109
Position #: 1700011
Department: BUILDING SERVICES
Salary Range: $17.74/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Requires a high school diploma with a preference of vocational training in HVAC.
  Minimum Qualification - Must have commercial HVAC experience. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
Description:
  Under occasional supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC and refrigeration systems and equipment. Performs related maintenance work as required. Reports to the Building Services Director/Assistant Manager/ Senior Construction Assistant.
Assists with electrical and general carpentry maintenance and repair work. Performs other related duties as required.
Application Deadline: 05/26/2017


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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