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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: 04/30/2017


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: 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: 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: 05/05/2017


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: 05/05/2017


Position Title: Part Time Recycling Collector
Grade: 104
Position #: 0013421
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.64/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 - Licensing and Certifications:
None Required
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Operates County vehicle, tows various sized trailers full of recyclable materials to and from the Collection Centers to the landfill or designated recycling processing facilities; exchanges, connects, disconnects and positions trailers. Loads and unloads plastic roll carts filled with recyclable materials. Operates heavy machinery. Uses discretion dealing with the public and adheres to all county and department safety regulations.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Gathers, sorts, separates and processes all recyclable materials from the Collection Centers and other County departments as requested. Organizes stacks and loads electronic waste and mattress trailers to maximize loads. Processes aluminum cans through can crusher; delivers supplies to the Collection Centers; delivers materials to designated facilities for processing. Operates equipment to include flatbed trucks; forklifts; oil filter crushers; tommy lift gates; waste compactors; and tow trailers.
Reviews previous days calls from the Collection Centers on the recycling pull request sheet. Completes recycling trip sheet, equipment inspection forms and assigns daily activity. Maintains supply inventory, repairs and change trailer tires and reports equipment repairs to supervisor. Picks-up and files Collection Centers monthly vehicle count sheets, waste management call sheets, recycling pull request sheet and CMC's scrap metal pull requests. Reports when e-waste, mattress, textile and aluminum trailers need to be exchanged. Prepares time sheet and time card.
Assists with special events. Picks-up recyclable materials from SWM administration office, Records Management and County administration office.
Inspects Collection Centers for unauthorized items and removes this accordingly. Educates citizens on proper disposal of waste and recyclable materials.

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

Knowledge:
Recyclable materials and solid waste.
Methods, procedures and policies in the Recycling Collection Division of the Solid Waste Management Department.
Modern techniques and sanitary methods used in the operation of a sanitary recycling center;
Internal combustion engines, diesel engines and hydraulic engines;
Occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in operating and repairing heavy motorized equipment.

Skills:
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.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 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: 05/04/2017


Position Title: Tax Clerk I
Grade: 104
Position #: 0007940
Department: TREASURER
Salary Range: $12.65/hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma.
  Minimum Qualification - Strong cash handling and customer service skills required, preferably in a tax related field.
Description:
  Performs a variety of standardized clerical functions, along with public contact associated with the Treasurer's Office. Responsible for considerable data entry work in recording tax payments and other data in computerized files. Will be required to operate a computer based cash register. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in frequent contact with taxpayers and general public.
Application Deadline: 05/03/2017


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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