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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 opportunies. 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: 05/24/2015


Position Title: Paramedic
Grade: 12
Position #: 150003
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: Starting$40,218 Paramedic to $42,076 Crew Chief Paramedic
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Technical College Diploma.
  Minimum Qualification - 1 to 2 years experience in work related to emergency medical service; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Description:
  The Paramedic performs skilled and technical work in the Emergency Medical Services Division of the Public Safety Department. Supervises and directs EMT personnel in basic life support care and performs advanced life support care to the sick and injured. Ensures the safety of crew, support personnel, bystanders and the patient.
The Paramedic's work involves operating an approved ALS Unit, rescuing victims and administering appropriate emergency medical care to patients while en route to hospital. Work involves efficiently managing the scene, assessing, applying, and providing necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical facility.
The position requires graduation from a technical college and 1 to 2 years experience in work related to emergency medical service; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
A degree or certification in EMT/Paramedic studies with State registry, National registry, or both along with certification in ACLS, and CPR are required. Valid South Carolina driver's license is required.
The salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: School Crossing Guard
Grade: PT
Position #: 150005
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $14.18 Per Hr.
   
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: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Patrol Deputy
Grade: 10
Position #: 150001
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $36,501
   
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) 785-8158; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Correctional Officer
Grade: 9
Position #: 150004
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $34,642
   
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) 785-8158; Sheriff’s Department Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: 911-Telecomm Operator/Call-Taker
Grade: 6
Position #: 150010
Department: COMMUNICATIONS
Salary Range: $29,066
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Please see description on 911-TCO/Call-Taker application.
Description:
  Please print and complete the 911-Telecommunications Operator/Call-Taker application for employment located at the Human Resources section of our website.

Please call (803)785-8158 HR Recruitment or (803)785-2366 Communications for assistance.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Deputy Coroner
Grade: 11
Position #: 1500011
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: Starting $38,359 to $41,428 DOE
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma, GED or an equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - 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.
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; document evidence and direct its removal, while safeguarding its quality; establish and maintain chain of custody of evidence; obtain 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 here 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, and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and 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 the 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.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.


Forty hours per week; including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and subject to emergency call out 24 hrs/7 days a week.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 to seek ABMDI registry level certification during the first year of employment.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2015


Position Title: Part Time Collection & Recycling Center Attendant
Grade: PT
Position #: 1500012
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $7.67 Per Hr.
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - 3 to 6 months experience in manual labor involving heavy lifting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Description:
  A great opportunity for part-time employment:
The Part-Time Collection & Recycling Center Attendant position requires: good customer service skills and a positive attitude, prolonged standing/or sitting, light lifting, cleaning and yard maintenance.
The Attendant must: possess a valid South Carolina Drivers License; BE ABLE TO WORK OUTSIDE IN ALL WEATHER; work weekends; work primarily between Edmund, Gilbert-Leesville, and other sites as needed; lift at least 40 pounds; be able to operate simple mechanical equipment and to use appropriate printed forms to maintain written records.
Successful applicant must be available to work during normal collection station hours of operation: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Requires dependable transportation and a working telephone number to facilitate communication with the site coordinator.
Application Deadline: 06/02/2015


Position Title: Library Director
Grade: 31
Position #: 0000012
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $75,531
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - See position description.
  Minimum Qualification - See position description.
Description:
  The Lexington County Library Board of Trustees seeks an experienced, strategic, and creative leader who will build on the Library's success as an innovative and service-oriented public library system. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Library Director is responsible for the administration of all library functions within the goals, guidelines, and policies established by the Library Board of Trustees. Such functions include budget preparation and fiscal management, strategic planning, program and service development, policy formulation, personnel management, facilities use and maintenance, as well as fund raising and public relations activities. The Library Director is expected to provide a leadership role within the Library and the community and advocate for library services. The Lexington County Public Library System is a department of Lexington County government, and is governed by a nine member appointed Board of Trustees. The Lexington County Public Library System is a busy system serving a population of over 265,000 citizens. With a $7.7 million budget, the library circulated over 2 million items and hosted 3,100 programs in 2014. Library staff (103 FTEs) provides high level service through a ten branch library system and one bookmobile. As a governmental unit, the Library receives funding from operating millage. A Master's Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited library program with 9 years of progressively responsible library experience, including numerous years of personnel management, in addition to working knowledge of library technologies, demonstrated skills in budgeting and fiscal management, effective oral and written communication and public relations skills, strong philosophy of customer service and community engagement, and ability to work in County government and with a 9-member library board is required.
Application Deadline: 05/29/2015


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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