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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: 03/23/2017


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: Director of Procurement
Grade: 214
Position #: 004321
Department: PROCUREMENT
Salary Range: $63,732- $73,291
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Educational and certification requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher education institution as well as applicable certifications. Certification as a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) is required.
  Minimum Qualification - Certification as a Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) is highly preferred. Successful candidates will have 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in procurement or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Description:
  The Director of Procurement oversees the procurement of all goods, services, materials, supplies, equipment, and construction projects for the County. Leading a team of five, the Director of Procurement ensures a consistent procedure following best practices and governmental budget policy. The Director also creates and maintains emergency procurement procedures and resolves any contractual or billing matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Procurement
Reviews and approves purchase requisitions and purchase orders; Reviews and approves of solicitation documents and the award of those solicitations for various goods, services, and construction projects; Develops and procures all complex solicitations (IFB’s and RFP’s) that require advance procurement and management skills; Conducts and oversees all pre-bid and pre-approval conferences, as necessary, to advise offers of the established requirements, answer questions, and issue amendments when required; Ensures that all RFP processes are open, consistent, and conducted in a way that establishes a high level of competition; Acts as chairperson of the evaluation committee for the assessment of the proposals received as a result of an RFP; Prepares and submits the procurement recommendation of the evaluation committees to County Council for review and approval to award contract resulting from the RFP process; Informs and assists other departments with budget forecasting and general financial information for various equipment, services, and supply needs; Monitors credit card purchases and completes the associated monthly reconciliation work

Employee Management
Manages and supervises employees. Oversees duties such as coordinating activities, assigning and reviewing work, and establishing deadlines; Maintains high professional employee standards and listens to employee issues and problems; Selects and oversees the hiring and new employees , as needed; Communicates verbally and electronically with various groups and individuals to include other department heads and their employees, subordinates, County Council, County Administrator, vendors, suppliers, architects, engineers, and the general public; Provides excellent customer service to all external and internal parties; Troubleshoots and resolves various procurement related issues

Property Management
Acts as Property Manager for various rental properties; Prepares the annual operating and capital budget recommendations for Procurement Services and Red Bank Crossing Rentals; manages and controls expenditures within established budgetary guidelines; prepares Administrative Budgetary Transfers (ABT’s) as needed to maintain budgetary balance; Answers inquiries about leases and schedule showing of properties that are available for lease at Red Bank Crossing facility; Negotiates, administers, and maintains all lease and rental property contracts; reviews and renews existing annual lease agreements; Resolves any issue with regard to the lease terms and property maintenance.

Successful candidates will have the ability to evaluate RFP procedures and establish best practices that ensure competition and fair evaluation as well as have an understanding of governmental procurement codes. Knowledge of procurement laws in South Carolina as well as procurement rules and guidelines would be helpful. The Director will have the ability to provide guidance to ensure compliance with regulations and the ability to evaluate, adjust, and maintain current emergency procurement procedures. The Director will have current knowledge of Banner System or have a strong technical ability and ability to learn new software quickly. The Director will also have an understanding of basic accounting principles.

Because the Director of Procurement will present to County Council as well as communicate frequently across the organization, excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to convey ideas in a clear and concise manner is essential. This person will have strong customer service skills and the ability to interact respectfully with internal and external customers. The Director will have strong leadership skills with a solid understanding of managerial practices and procedures. This person will be highly organized and detail oriented and have the ability to prioritize and delegate work. Finally, the Director will have strong budget management skills as well as basic accounting experience.


Application Process: Please send resumes directly to Christin Mack with Find Great People at cmack@fgp.com.

Contact Name: Christin Mack, Executive Search Consultant, Find Great People
Contact Phone: 843-640-3249
Contact Email: cmack@fgp.com
Closing Date: TBD
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017


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: 04/07/2017


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:
  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: 04/07/2017


Position Title: Victim Assistance Coordinator
Grade: 105
Position #: 0012791
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: $13.53/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Education/Experience:
Associate’s degree, with under and including 1 year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Licensing and Certifications:
Valid SC Driver's License;
SC Notary Public;
Law enforcement commission Class 1;
Victim Service Certificate (Notifier/Coordinator).
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Supports effective and efficient Magistrate’s Court operations by performing clerical and bookkeeping work. Provides professional and courteous customer service at all times. Assists victims and victim advocates.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Generates criminal case files and civil filings. Notifies victims of court proceedings and bond conditions and assists victims when in court. Collects and receipts fines, fees and costs payable to the court.
Prepares case files through data entry and court processes. Interacts and assists with general public, defendants, victims, attorneys, law enforcement, bonding companies, and judicial staff. Prepares and updates court dockets and assists Judges in court proceedings. Gives victims proper notification of bond hearings, other court proceedings, and any bond conditions. Ensure no contact order is in place between the victim and defendant. Generates arrest 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 receive transmittals from other courts. Generates and balance daily deposits.
Prepares, coordinates, and distributes court dockets. Maintain accurate court schedules. Organizes files and verifies records are current or in good standing. Prepares files for preliminary hearings. Interprets and prepare necessary paperwork for circuit court orders. Receives and files expungement orders.
Prepares monthly criminal financial balancing dockets. Compiles case statistics for quarterly reports. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for Preliminary Hearing Court. Processes all expungement orders and notifies all proper agencies for destruction of records.
Verifies all bonding licenses are up to date and in compliance with the Clerk of Court. Compiles and organizes all court records and Victim Forms regarding the retention schedule.
Assists in training new employees. Attends training classes when available or necessary for maintaining certifications.

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

Knowledge:
Current criminal laws, civil laws, and court processes;
Basic English;
Basic mathematics;
Methods, procedures and policies in the Investigations Division of the Sheriff’s Department;
Firearms, automotive, radio and other law enforcement equipment;
Criminal behavior and methods of operation;
Civil process.

Skills:
Operating a computer and relevant software;
Organization;
Attention to detail;
Communicating professionally with judicial personnel, law enforcement, bonding companies, defendants, victims, general public and remain neutral to all parties;
Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment;
Interpreting court jurisdictions
Application Deadline: 03/28/2017


Position Title: Part-Time Registry Compliance Clerk (Major Crimes)
Grade: 106
Position #: 0012481
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.48/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Minimum of a high school diploma or GED, supplemented by one year of experience in administrative and/or technical program assistance work.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be at least 18 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.
Description:
  The part-time registry compliance clerk reports to the Major Crimes Division of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The compliance clerk works in an office environment to complete the quarterly and bi-annual registrations for convicted sex offenders residing in Lexington County. He or she maintains required documents in offender files and on the Offender Watch Database. He or she provides information for non-compliant offenders so that warrants can be prepared for their arrest. Interested applicants must complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department paper application located at www.LexingtonSheriff.com (careers section).
Application Deadline: 03/27/2017


Position Title: Part-Time Evidence Analyst (Forensic Services)
Grade: 106
Position #: 002095
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.48/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Minimum of a high school diploma or GED with under and including 1 year experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Must be at least 18 years-of-age and a United States citizen.
Description:
  The part-time evidence analyst reports to the Forensic Services Division of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. The analyst would be responsible for marijuana analysis, testing for latent prints to be entered into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), and processing evidence for DNA. The part-time analyst may also be responsible for assisting with the proper documentation and storage of evidence and property seized by the Sheriff’s Department. Interested applicants must complete and return the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department paper application located at www.LexingtonSheriff.com (careers section).
Application Deadline: 03/27/2017


Position Title: Intern
Grade: 101
Position #: 0015301
Department: CLERK OF COURT
Salary Range: $10.32/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Customer service/clerical experience. Paralegal studies a plus.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs routine to difficult administrative and clerical work in the Clerk of Court's office. Work involves assisting staff, responding to public inquiries, filing, copying, covering phone if needed.
Application Deadline: 03/24/2017


Position Title: Library Assistant III- Youth Services- Part Time
Grade: 107
Position #: 0007041
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $15.49/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree.
  Minimum Qualification - One to three years of work experience in a library or educational setting.
Description:
  Lexington Main Branch.
Provides customer service at the Youth Services 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 Youth Services 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 AWE early learning stations. 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 age appropriate resources and assistance to children, caretakers, 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 early literacy and lifelong learning programs. Utilizes technology skills and/or knowledge of child development and literature in order to create age appropriate programs. Keeps abreast of changes in literacy and technology trends. Promotes and models early literacy skills as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). Establishes partnerships and plans and presents programs with or for community business partners and/or other educational institutions. Participates in community events and festivals. 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 age 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.
Requires public speaking and the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds. Must be available to work morning, afternoon, evening and weekend hours including Sunday.
Application Deadline: 03/24/2017


Position Title: Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 104
Position #: 0014840
Department: PUBLIC WORKS/ADMINISTRATION
Salary Range: 12.65/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - HS Diploma, 2 years clerical experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Typing 40-45 wpm., Purchasing/Procurement experience helpful but not required, Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Description:
  Assist with answering a high volume of phone calls, processing Service Requests for Road Maintenance. Assists department staff with typing, filing, distribution of mail/plans, ordering supplies, processing purchase orders, invoices and trip requests, calling in utility locates, prepares quarterly grant reports. Make deposits, receipt funds and other duties as needed. Reports to Sr. Administrative Assistant.
Application Deadline: 03/24/2017


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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