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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: 08/31/2016


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 Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2016


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: 12/31/2016


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: 12/31/2016


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 0018606
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $32,222
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent and a valid SC CDL driver’s license required.
  Minimum Qualification - Heavy equipment training in operation and maintenance; one year experience with operating heavy motorized equipment preferably at a landfill or transfer station.
Description:
  Performs skilled/semi-skilled work in the Landfill/Transfer Station Division of the Solid Waste Management Department. Work involves operating heavy equipment and performing maintenance at the landfill and transfer station. Work includes operation of heavy equipment to move and place earth, maintain landfill slopes and silt basins, grass seeding and mowing. Attends safety and training meetings. Cleans and maintains equipment and facilities. Operates grader, backhoe, dump truck, off road dump truck, tractor with bush hog, skid steer and other pieces of equipment. Completes daily paperwork.
Application Deadline: 09/13/2016


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III
Grade: $34,478
Position #: 170019
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $34,478
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent and valid SC CDL driver’s license required.
  Minimum Qualification - One to two years of experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment in the landfill and/or transfer station operations. Applicant should be able to provide experience on specific equipment operated.
Description:
  Performs skilled work in the Landfill/Transfer Station Division of the Solid Waste Management Department. Work involves operating heavy equipment in the disposal of solid waste, including pushing, piling, spreading, compacting or loading waste material. Work includes operation of heavy equipment to move and place earth, maintain slopes, silt basins and cut grass. Cleans and maintains equipment. Operates front-end loaders, dozers, waste compactors, graders, backhoes, excavators, off-road dump trucks and other pieces of equipment. Performs maintenance and completes daily paper work.
Application Deadline: 09/13/2016


Position Title: Human Resources Coordinator
Grade: 109
Position #: 0007702
Department: HUMAN RESOURCES
Salary Range: $36,891
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Three to five years of related experience.
Description:
  Performs support of the operations of the Human Resources Department. Manages, oversees, edits, and writes articles for the production of the County newsletter; coordinates training classes; customizes training catalog; develops Wellness programs; assists with various special projects; administers paid parking program; constructs marketing materials; writes job postings; updates and oversees Human Resources website. Develops Wellness Program (challenges, fitness programs, websites, etc.) including the creation and generation of ideas and articles distributed to all employees; works with Wellness Committee for assistance. Updates Human Resources website to include training, wellness, employment, benefits, policies and procedures, and compensation. Manages, edits, and oversees layout and production of the County newsletter; writes articles. Creates and develops marketing material in desktop publishing software (brochures, flyers) for recruitment and benefits. Serves as coordinator for training classes offered by the County; utilizes desktop publishing software to customize training catalog and the employee intranet. Provides customer service to internal departments. Writes job postings. Administers Employee Recognition programs. Manages, plans, and coordinates the annual employee banquet. Creates and maintains procedural manuals and procedures for Human Resources and Risk Management. Procures supplies and equipment for Human Resources Programs through the procurement process. Monitors budget for employee recognition programs. Administers paid parking programs, utilizes Banner for the payroll deduction process. Manages the universal and probationary evaluation process to include advisory, disciplinary review process, three (3) and six (6) month probationary and annual review. Assists with various special projects.
Application Deadline: 09/09/2016


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit (Multiple Positions)
Grade: 108
Position #: 170018
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $32,754
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED.
  Minimum Qualification - Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED(See full job ad description).
Description:
  Under general supervision, responds to fire and emergency calls. Provides a wide variety of duties related to fire suppression in order to ensure public safety and welfare. Exercises judgment and safety in all fire and rescue related activities. Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to obtain a South Carolina Class E or CDL license with proper endorsement prior to beginning to the SCFA 1210 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Course. Personnel will be required to successfully complete the following: a physical agility test, WorkKeeys skills assessment test, workplace attitude and behavior test, an oral interview board, and a sixteen week Recruit Firefighter Program consisting of the following certification courses:

SCFA 1153 NFPA Firefighter One
SCFA 2728 IFSTA Hazardous Materials Operations
SCFA 3330 Auto Extrication
SCFA 1154 NFPA Firefighter Two
SCFA 1210 Emergency Vehicle Driver Training
SCFA 1139-1140 Rescuing the Rescuer/Rapid Intervention Team
SCFA 2147 NIMS ICS
SCFA 1181 Wildland FF for Structural Firefighters
National Registry Medical First Responder
Application Deadline: 09/07/2016


Position Title: Senior Deputy Auditor
Grade: 213
Position #: 001314
Department: AUDITOR
Salary Range: $59,563 - $64,328 DOE
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor’s degree with 3 to 5 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in Finance, Accounting or Public Administration preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - Accreditation as Certified Government Finance Officer with the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina. Must have management experience and the ability to create complex financial reports.
Description:
  Job Description:

The Senior Deputy Auditor reports directly to the County Auditor, assists and performs the statutory duties of the office as described in the South Carolina Code of Laws, coordinates all of the day-to-day operations of the office, establishes and implements policies and procedures, supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff.

This position serves as the County Auditor’s chief advisor and assists the County Auditor in interpreting, applying, and ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures. This position serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the County Auditor, responsible for preparing and managing all financial reports and budgets.

The Senior Deputy Auditor prepares, analyzes, distributes and presents financial reports of the annual assessed and taxable values of all property types located in the county. This information is vital to other county departments, state agencies, school districts, municipalities, and special purpose districts, with the preparation of their annual budgets and the issuance of debt service bonds. The Senior Deputy Auditor is also responsible for providing financial information to outside auditors, law firms, media and the general public.

The Senior Deputy Auditor calculates millage rates for all general bond debt; determines the revenue necessary to ensure that the debt service millage provides sufficient revenue for all debt service payments for the county, five school districts, county agencies, and special purpose districts. The Senior Deputy Auditor is responsible for establishing the schedule for opening the annual property tax rolls; coordinates the compilation of property information and files with the County Assessor, County Treasurer, the South Carolina Department of Revenue, South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and must ensure that all operating millage is received timely and certified according to state statutes. This position requires a high level of understanding of the maintenance and programming needs of the county’s tax billing and collection system and must have the ability to effectively work and communicate with the County Information Services Department, County Treasurer and County Assessor.

The Senior Deputy Auditor is responsible for organizing and maintaining the data base for the county’s economic development agreements that result in fee in lieu of taxes (FILOT) notices. These agreements can include complex credit calculations and agency distributions. The Senior Deputy Auditor must possess an expert level understanding of the FILOT agreements and work closely with the South Carolina Department of Revenue, County Economic Development Director, County Finance Department, County Attorney and County Treasurer to establish clarity to ensure that each FILOT notice is properly calculated.

Additional Job Requirements:

The Lexington County Auditor’s Office places a high emphasis on providing accurate information and superior customer service to the citizens, departments and agencies we serve. The culture of the office is a learning environment that will require the Senior Deputy Auditor to be able to teach staff members of all levels about the various reports, systems and functions of the office. The Senior Deputy Auditor must be a team player, creative problem solver, and a strategic thinker who enjoys working in a fast paced environment that is results driven. The ideal individual must have the ability to be diplomatic, exercise good judgment in a wide variety of situations and possess strong written and verbal communication skills as well as possessing above average computer and technical skills.
Application Deadline: 09/07/2016


Position Title: HEO I (multiple openings)
Grade: 105
Position #: 150017
Department: PW/TRANSPORTATION
Salary Range: $28,144
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma supplemented by training in heavy equipment operation and maintenance, as well as 9-12 months experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment.
  Minimum Qualification - Must posses valid SC Driver's License. Preferred experience in operation of heavy motorized equipment; performing maintenance on heavy motorized equipment, and listening to directions and employing safety procedures.
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled to 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 materials and equipment. Uses tamps, chainsaw, pole saws, concrete mixers and additional small equipment. Reports to assigned Supervisor.
Application Deadline: 09/06/2016


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II
Grade: 105
Position #: 0017594
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: $28,144
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate’s degree.
  Minimum Qualification - Up to one year of experience, or any combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential duties of the job.
Description:
  Performs responsible clerical and bookkeeping work in support of effective and efficient Magistrate's Court operations, including the preparation and maintenance of accurate court records. Provides professional and courteous customer service at all times. Generates criminal case files and civil filings. Performs case preparation, research, and maintenance for court proceedings. Collects and receipts fines, fees, and costs payable to the court. Prepares case files through data entry and court processes. Interacts and assists with the general public, defendants, victims, attorneys, law enforcement, bonding companies, and judicical staff. Prepares and updates court dockets and assists Judges in court proceedings. Records the dispositions of criminal and civil cases adjucated by the court. Schedules additional hearings as needed. Generates arrest and bench 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 receives transmittals from other courts. Generates and balances daily deposits. Answers the telephone; screens callers; provides information as requested or forwards calls to appropriate staff person; takes messages as necessary; greets and assists office visitors. Organizes files and verifies records are current or in good standing. Prepares files for preliminary hearings, pre-trial hearings, bench trials and jury trials. Interprets and prepares necessary paperwork for circuit court orders. Coordinates and assists in court proceedings for DUI Court. Prepares monthly criminal and civil financial balancing dockets. Prepares documentation regarding unpaid fines and properly notifies the Department of Motor Vehicles for driver's license suspensions. 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. Prepares year end fiscal audit and ensures compliance. Completes annual survey of case load summary. Verifies all bonding licenses are up to date and in compliance with the Clerk of Court. Compiles and organizes all court records regarding the retention schedule. Assist in training new employees. Attend training classes when available or necessary for maintaining certifications. Performs other similar duties as required.
Application Deadline: 09/05/2016


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 Human Resources Division office at (803) 785-2407.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Application Deadline: 09/04/2016


Position Title: Part Time Administrative Assistant I
Grade: 104
Position #: 0012392
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $12.65/hr
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - One to two years experience with clerical/administrative work, preferably in accounting, bookkeeping, or customer service. Training and experience in Microsoft Excel and Word programs.
Description:
  Performs a variety of clerical/administrative duties at the Landfill office (498 Landfill Lane, Lexington, SC 29073) to include: performing the duties of the Scale Master in their absence, weighing vehicles, entering data reports, verifying invoices, processing payments/deposits and preparing correspondence. Answers inquiries by phone and in person. Work hours are M, T, W, F 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and other coverage days and hours (holidays, etc.) as required.
Application Deadline: 08/31/2016


Position Title: Fire Captain
Grade: 112
Position #: 0015372
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $45,193
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associate’s degree with 1 to 2 years of fire prevention code inspection/building code inspection or fire prevention program work experience and a minimum of a firefighter two certification; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Certification as an ICC inspector one, South Carolina State Fire Marshal Certification or NFPA Fire Inspector level one or greater is strongly preferred.
Description:
  Under general supervision, works within a specific region to perform fire code enforcement and prevention activities. Work involves conducting fire and life safety inspections on new as well as existing commercial and public buildings. Maintains a fire permit card system for inspections to ensure all required inspections are completed for buildings and fire related activities under jurisdiction of the Lexington County Fire Service and, as required, by the Building Inspections Department. Work also involves coordinating educational and fire prevention programs through schools, civic organizations and churches in coordination with local fire stations. May also supplement staffing on structure fires as needed. Reports to the Fire Marshal.
Application Deadline: 08/31/2016


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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