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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: 02/27/2017


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: Library Clerk
Grade: 101
Position #: 0015721
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $10.32/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
*Must be able to work morning, afternoon, night and weekend hours including Sundays.
  Minimum Qualification - 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 and lift.
Description:
  Lexington Main location.

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.
Application Deadline: 03/10/2017


Position Title: Director of Animal Services
Grade: 213
Position #: 170031
Department: ANIMAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $59,563
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree and Class I Law Enforcement certification from the SC Criminal Justice Academy.
  Minimum Qualification - 5 years of law enforcement experience to include 3 years of supervisory experience.
Description:
  ? Supervision of all departmental employees (Law Enforcement, Sheltering, Veterinary care and administration/office). Employees are monitored on performance, efficiency, operational readiness, completion of tasks, etc. Employees frequently engage the Director with questions of operation, procedure and guidance.

? The Director of Animal Services formulates and implements the annual departmental budget and ensures that the department operates within the allotted approved budget. Additionally, the Director will facilitate all departmental expenditures, purchases, contracts and/or contractual agreements.

? Receives and reviews various records and reports including: Regulations, contracts, budget reports, permits, citizen communications, time cards, invoices, vehicle maintenance/inspection, employment applications, etc. Refers to and enures adherence of County policy manual, departmental procedure manuals and safety manuals.

? Serves as the departmental spokes person and/or the Public Information Officer for Animal Services while aiding in the dissemination of general or pertinent information to citizens/public.

? Responsible for the facilitation and records management of all training activities of staff within Animal Services to include: Mandated certifications, annual certifications, in-services training and out-sourced specialized training. Training activities may vary within this multi-divisional department and can be classified by the following: Law Enforcement (basic, investigative, tactical maneuvering, etc.), Verterinary care (continuing education for the staff Veterinarian), Sheltering (humane euthanasia, advanced identification, veterinary assistance etc.), as well as other generalized training opportunities.

? The Director will: Maintain a South Carolina Class I Law Enforcement certification; should possess a minimum of 5 years of law enforcement experience to include 3 years of supervisory experience; enforces all local, state and feral laws and will apprehend, arrest and prosecute such law violators; prosecutes criminal trial cases and serves as an intermediate counsel for County prosecution and defense; receives and responds to complaints and requests of assistance from other public safety entities; and responds and supervises after-hour emergency calls.
Application Deadline: 03/10/2017


Position Title: Procurement Officer
Grade: 111
Position #: 170032
Department: PROCUREMENT
Salary Range: $42,237
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate’s degree.
  Minimum Qualification - One to three years of related experience.
Description:
  To develop and issue solicitations, as required in accordance with established procurement guidelines. Conduct pre-bid meetings and review bidding requirements outlined in the bid documents. Receive, evaluate, and verify bids for their responsiveness and reasonableness. Initiate and process all required paperwork for awarding solicitations and perform contract administration through closeout. Evaluate contracts that are expiring for necessity, renewal or re-solicitation. Handle any contract service and/or pricing discrepancies throughout the year upon receipt of a "Vendor Complaint” form from the end user. Coordinate with multiple departments and publish the bi-annual Lexington County Wrecker Agreement. Provide informal training and customer service to end users, vendors, and citizens on the County procurement process, regulations, and ordinances. Candidates should have knowledge of procurement policies and procedures; Microsoft Office; accounting/mathematics; Methods; procedures and policies in the Procurement Services Division of the Finance Department; and principles and methods of purchasing and record keeping.
Application Deadline: 03/03/2017


Position Title: Attorney II
Grade: 212
Position #: 007879
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $55,655.84
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Applicants must possess the Juris Doctorate degree; be a member of South Carolina Bar; and have all of their Rule 403 requirements completed.
  Minimum Qualification - Ten years of previous criminal trial experience is required. Applicants must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently.
Description:
  We are looking for an experienced criminal trial attorney who will handle complex litigation in Lexington County. Duties includes trials and court hearings, client and witness interviews, investigation, analyzes strength of cases, develops mitigation and defenses, case negotiation and related job duties as assigned by supervisor.
Application Deadline: 03/03/2017


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II- Multiple Positions
Grade: 107
Position #: 005648
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $32,222
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - HS Diploma supplemented by training in heavy equipment operation and maintenance.
  Minimum Qualification - 1-2 years experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment. Must posses a valid SC CDL driver's license.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled to skilled work in operating and maintaining motorized heavy equipment in the Transportation Division of Public Works. Operates various heavy equipment such as bulldozers, motor graders, front-end loaders, backhoes, and pans in the field of paving, drainage, grading, construction and maintenance of all County roads and parking lots.
Makes and installs County signs, street signs, speed limit signs, etc. Uses tamps, chainsaws, pole saws, concrete mixers and additional small equipment. Reports to assigned Supervisor
Application Deadline: 03/03/2017


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: 03/03/2017


Position Title: Deputy Coroner (Part Time)
Grade: 110
Position #: 00065900
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $18.97
   
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 very strongly recommended.
  Minimum Qualification - Previous experience in death investigation/medical field/law enforcement necessary. Previous experience in a medical related field is strongly encouraged.
Description:
  Investigates violent, suspicious, and/or sudden unexpected deaths for the purpose of determining the cause/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 as needed. Day/night/weekend work.

Hours/Shift: Fifty hours per pay period; including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and subject to emergency call out 24 hours/7 days a week. Part time and full time positions available.
Minimum Education: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
Minimum Qualifications: Must be a US citizen and at least 21 years of age. Two years of Death Investigations, Law Enforcement experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Special Note: Possession of South Carolina Law Enforcement Certification (Class 1 or 3) preferred. Possession of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) registry level certification preferred or willingness to seek ABMDI registry level certification during first year of employment.
Job Description: Lexington County Coroner’s Office seeks a candidate that will, under occasional supervision, respond to death scenes according to varying daytime/night time work schedules and in potentially adverse weather conditions and conduct death investigations that result from criminal violence, suicide, mechanical, environmental or industrial accidents, deaths in correctional facilities, sudden deaths unattended by a physician, deaths occurring as a complication of therapeutic procedures, and any deaths that occur in an unnatural or suspicious manner. The selected candidate will be responsible for writing reports, obtaining medical records or other hospital specimens pertaining to the death investigation, and performing follow-up investigations on behalf of Lexington County Coroner’s Office as requested. Additional responsibilities include interviewing witnesses to obtain information, observing the death scene and preparing detailed descriptions, examining and taking possession of bodies, and supervising their transport to the morgue. The candidate will identify and establish evidentiary value of items and determine which items are to be taken into evidence; or coordinate positive identification through visual recognition, x-ray, dental records, descriptive evidence, and fingerprint records. He/she will identify immediate life threatening conditions and take/coordinate action to remove hazards. He/she will testify in court and provide information to family and authorized others as to cause of death, manner and circumstances as determined, thus providing counseling, understanding, and education. The candidate will obtain and document information for the death certificates and issue Cremation Permits. The candidate should be comfortable with basic typing/computer skills and photography. The candidate will participate in public relations efforts as necessary to maintain a cooperative and positive relationship between the Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the community.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, smell, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move decedents without assistance or obese decedents with assistance on level surface, up or down stairs, or over rough ground. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, correct color perception, and adequate peripheral vision.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to varying indoor ambient conditions and weather extremes while on the scene of a death. The employee is also exposed to toxic or caustic substances, bio-hazards, moving mechanical equipment, road traffic, x-rays, lakes, rivers, and high precarious places. Noise levels from quiet to loud may occur as well. The employee may be subject to extended periods without sleep while on rotational call. The employee will be exposed to violent and dysfunctional environments. The employee may work around people under duress and may be subject to verbal and physical confrontations.
Application Deadline: 02/28/2017


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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