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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: 02/22/2024


Position Title: Detention Deputy
Grade: SO1
Position #: 001843
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $20.99 - $24.14/ HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High school diploma or equivalent, with no experience required
  Minimum Qualification - Class 2 Law Enforcement Certification is preferred but not required
Description:
  Correctional Officers will enforce rules and keep order, supervise the activities of inmates, search for contraband items, inspect facilities to ensure that standards are met, report on inmate conduct and aid in the rehabilitation and counseling of offenders

*** FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST APPLY ON THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WEBSITE AT https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lcsd/jobs/4363775/detention-deputy?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs ***
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Patrol Deputy- Multiple
Grade: SO1
Position #: 000430
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $20.99 - $24.14 / HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma
  Minimum Qualification - Visit www.JoinLCSD.com to view minimum qualifications and to apply. Only applications completed on www.JoinLCSD.com will be considered.
Description:
  -Performs the assigned duties of a Patrol Deputy, which includes responding to calls for service and enforcing all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following: Performing routine patrol duties, including but not limited to patrolling assigned areas of the County, responding to emergency calls and public calls for assistance, maintaining order and public safety, apprehending and arresting law violators and criminal suspects, issuing traffic citations/summonses, transporting prisoners and people with a mental health condition. Assisting with criminal investigations. Interviewing witnesses, complainants and victims; gathering physical evidence and preserving it for court; providing case follow-up as needed. Preparing cases for prosecution; providing court testimony as necessary. Participating in special operations as assigned. Participating in public relations efforts essential to maintaining a cooperative and positive relationship between the Sheriff’s Office and the community. Preparing various documents, including incident reports, accident reports, investigative reports, pursuit reports, warrants, subpoenas, and case documentation. Operating a variety of police equipment, including a police vehicle, firearms, Datamaster, radar, and various office equipment, machinery, and tools. Performs other similar duties as required.

Application Process: Interested applicants must complete and submit the Sheriff’s Department’s online application at www.JoinLCSD.com. Only applications completed on JoinLCSD.com will be considered.

Closing Date: Hiring for multiple vacancies through December 31, 2022.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lcsd/jobs/3977319/deputy-patrol?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: School Crossing Guard - PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 020072
Department: SHERIFF
Salary Range: $15.20/ Hour
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required, and must have a valid South Carolina Driver's License.
  Minimum Qualification - No experience required. Training will be provided by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, Traffic Division.
Description:
  -This is a part-time position generally working 10 hours per week (typically 20 hours bi-weekly pay period.) The essential duties and responsibilities of this job are to assist children crossing roadways in designated areas assigned by the school district and coordinating the traffic flow in or out of the schools as needed.
-Good communication skills needed, especially with children, polite demeanor to interact with children and parents, and awareness to perceive dangers to children.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: EMT- Multiple Positions
Grade: EM1
Position #: 0022130
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $18.98 - $21.83 / HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent. Applicant must be SC or National Registry Basic or must have successfully completed all testing requirements and have a valid CPR certification prior to employment.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the EMS division. Qualified candidate will provide pre-hospital care by treating based on assessment. Monitor BLS patient while en-route to hospital and drive emergency response unit in emergency and no-emergency situations for an ALS patient. Provide mental and physical support to patients. Assist crew chief as needed. Candidate must exercise tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with the patient an the public. Must exercise independent judgment in evaluation and treating victims and in applying short-term relief.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Paramedic- Multiple Positions
Grade: EM3
Position #: 0003760
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $21.74 - $25.01 / HR DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent, Nationally Registered Paramedic Certification, State of South Carolina Paramedic Certification, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, and BLS Certifications.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Provide appropriate patient care while on scene and en-route to the hospital in a manner that involves safety 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 patient, crew or the public while providing high quality of advanced life support.
Maintain equipment and ensure proper working order. Operate EMS vehicles while maintaining safety standards. Coordinates action and safety of allied personnel, bystanders and patients.
Preferred Experience: 6 months to 1 year of advanced training beyond high school experience with 1 to 3 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform job duties.
Application Deadline: 12/31/2024


Position Title: Economic Development Manager
Grade: 211
Position #: 564001
Department: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $56,756.20 - $61,296.70 / Annually DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in a related discipline. 3 to 5 years of experience in economic development. A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the above.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose: To implement and manage programs and services leading to the attraction, retention and expansion of enterprises in the County of Lexington for the purpose of creating and retaining jobs for our citizens.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plans, organizes, monitors, manages and evaluates economic development prospect recruitment activities and prepares reports for project activities for administration, Lexington County Council and other related advisory boards/committees
- Conducts site visits with businesses looking to locate in Lexington County or expand operations in the community
- Create and manage procedures that support industrial development with commercial/industrial brokers and regional and state economic development agencies, to include the attraction of and assistance to domestic and international businesses in Lexington County
- Performs economic development ombudsman duties with County departments as well as various economic development boards and committees
- Manages vendor compliance, to include landscaping, irrigation and timber contracts related to the maintenance of the County’s three (3) industrial parks
- Develop management plans for the 1000+ acres in the County’s three (3) industrial parks
- Write Request for Proposals (RFPs) for construction, site preparation and landscaping activities
- Evaluates Fee-In-Lieu of Tax (FILOT) agreements, both independently and in consort with the Lexington County Auditor’s Office, South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR), legal counsel, et.al. to ensure annual compliance
- Grant management to new and expanding industries receiving funding from the South Carolina Coordinating Council
- Manage the Economic Development Department’s research efforts utilizing the labor market and geographic information available, to include Lexington County’s GIS technology. This includes but is not limited to the compilation of data reports, development of customized maps and targeted workforce information.
- Assists in the development and implementation of global marketing campaigns aimed at new industry recruitment. Coordinates marketing efforts with local, regional and statewide allies as appropriate
- Manages departmental website and associated social media pages with strong understanding of relevant content to the local, national and international economic development arena.
- Develop and maintain comprehensive inventory of available industrial buildings and sites in the community for economic development purposes.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2024


Position Title: Existing Business & Industry Manager
Grade: 208
Position #: 241200
Department: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $47,653.47 - $51,465.75
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - A Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited university business administration, geography, economics or a related discipline. Three to five years of direct experience in economic development.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose: This position serves as the primary point of contact between the Economic Development Department and existing private sector business and industrial firms located in the Lexington County. This position implements programs and services that have a direct impact on the retention and expansion of existing employers in the County and ensures that existing employers are aware of programs and services available through educational partners and technical assistance providers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversees the Economic Development Department’s existing business and industry retention and expansion efforts
- Creates and maintains electronic and hard copy databases on existing employers in the County to include key executives, product/service offerings, employment levels, physical plant parameters, key suppliers, key end customers and other related data
- Conducts face-to-face interviews with key executive(s) of Lexington County’s major employers at least once every 12 months and the medium-sized firms once every 18-24 months. Coordinates with Economic Development Director and Manager, regional and state allies on these visits as appropriate. Compiles reports on the findings from each interview and produces periodic summary reports of all visits
- Plans and delivers formal seminars, information sharing events and other outreach programs aimed at the industrial audience in Lexington County
- Oversees the County’s annual business, industry and ally appreciation golf tournament
- Represents Lexington County in the planning and implementation for the annual B2B Supplier Event hosted by Lexington County Economic Development and Richland County Economic Development
- Assists in the planning and implementation of existing business and industry recognition/appreciation events
- Collects, maintains and disseminates data and information on the conduct of business in Lexington County and the State of South Carolina on a broad range of subject areas, included but not limited to economic development incentives, state and local tax policies, workforce availability, prevailing wages and fringe benefits, demographic and socio-economic data, commuting patterns, etc
- Assists in the development and implementation of marketing programs and coordinating print material aimed at existing employers in the County to encourage them to expand their operations. Coordinates marketing efforts with local, regional as statewide allies as appropriate
- Assists the Director in the development of budgets relating to the above activities
- Participates in the Midlands Business Service Team meetings and other related workforce committees, meetings and programs
Application Deadline: 05/31/2024


Position Title: Attorney III
Grade: 216
Position #: 0016730
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $79,603.28 - $85,971.55/ Annually
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  Minimum Qualification - - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing
- Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for an Attorney III position. Applicants must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction, and generational poverty.

Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evidence, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.

Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have a strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.

The public defender’s office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law and covers the cost of these events.

The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Social Worker [LCMC]
Grade: 208
Position #: 002526
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $47,653.47
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - A Bachelor's degree in social work from a program accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting body for social work programs.
  Minimum Qualification - Licensed by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners. Experience preferred.
Description:
  -The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking applications for a Social Worker position in its Lexington County office. This social worker will be employed in the Lexington County Magistrate's Court.
-The Social Worker will work directly with clients to assess whether they suffer from physical or mental health impairments, drug and alcohol addiction, or whether they have family or other social history patterns that affect their behavior and decision making. The Social Worker will write psychosocial histories to develop recommendations concerning treatment options, alternative placements, pre-trial release, and mitigation in sentencing.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the County Wellness center. The Public Defender's Office follows the County of Lexington's annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II [LCMC]
Grade: 106
Position #: 002529
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $16.00
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Driver's License
Description:
  -The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking applications for an administrative assistant position in it's Lexington County Office. This administrative assistant will work in the Lexington County Magistrate's Court.
-The administrative assistant's duties will include interviewing and screening new clients, entering and updating client and case information in the office database, taking telephone calls and relaying necessary information to attorneys, sending notices and filing motions and orders, and assisting in other office work as required.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the County Wellness Center. The Public Defender's office follows the County of Lexington's annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Attorney I [LCMC]
Grade: 213
Position #: 002524
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $64,980.33 - $70,178.76 / Annually
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  Minimum Qualification - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing (Will accept applications from graduates awaiting results of the July 2023 bar exam).
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking applications for Attorney I positions in its Lexington County office. These lawyers will work in the Lexington County Magistrates Court.
-Applicants must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction and generational poverty.
-Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evidence, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.
-Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have a strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.
-The Public Defender's office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law, and covers the cost of these events.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the County Wellness Center. The public defender's office follows the County of Lexington's annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Attorney III [LCMC]
Grade: 216
Position #: 002523
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $79,603.28 - $85,971.55/ Annually
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  Minimum Qualification - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing. Must have completed all Rule 403 requirements.
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking applications for an Attorney III position in its Lexington County office. This lawyer will work in the Lexington County Magistrate's Court. This lawyer will represent clients and will supervise the less experienced lawyers of the public defender's office who handle magistrate's court cases.
-Applicant must have experience trying criminal cases. Supervisory experience is preferred. Applicant must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction, and generational poverty.
-Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evident, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.
-Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.
The Public Defender's office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law, and covers the cost of these events.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the County Wellness Center. The Public Defender's office follows the County of Lexington's annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Investigator [LCMC]
Grade: 112
Position #: 002527
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $24.04/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent. Associates degree or higher in a related field of study preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - Investigative or law enforcement experience preferred. Valid South Carolina Driver's License.
Description:
  -The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for an Investigator position in its Lexington County office. This investigator will work in the Lexington County Magistrate’s Court.
-The investigator will assist attorneys by gathering and organizing evidence for trials. Duties of this position will include reviewing discovery, obtaining and reading records, interviewing witnesses, and serving subpoenas. The investigator will thoroughly document all work performed.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Paralegal [LCMC]
Grade: 108
Position #: 002528
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $18.32/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent. Associates degree or higher in a related filed of study preferred.
  Minimum Qualification - Paralegal certificate preferred.
Description:
  -The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for a Paralegal position in its Lexington County office. This paralegal will work in the Lexington County Magistrate’s Court.
-The paralegal will perform specialized legal research and clerical duties for attorneys. The paralegal’s duties will include interviewing and screening new clients, drafting and filing motions and orders, preparing correspondence, making telephone calls, scheduling appointments, and organizing client files.
-The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Attorney I - Multiple Positions
Grade: 211
Position #: 241700
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $64,980.33 - $70,178.75 / Annually DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
  Minimum Qualification - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing (Will accept applications from graduates awaiting results of the July 2022 bar exam)
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for Attorney I positions in its Lexington County office. Applicants must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction and generational poverty.

Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evidence, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.

Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have a strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.

The public defender’s office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law and covers the cost of these events.

The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Deputy Public Defender - Multiple Positions
Grade: 216
Position #: 024570
Department: PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
Salary Range: $97,518.05 - $105,319.49 / Annually DOQ
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school
  Minimum Qualification - Member of the South Carolina Bar in good standing. Must have completed all Rule 403 requirements.
Description:
  The Eleventh Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking applications for Deputy Public Defender positions in its Lexington County office. We are looking for lawyers with trial experience to represent indigent clients with serious felony charges. Applicant must be able to appreciate the obstacles that our clients face, including disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction, and generational poverty.

Applicants should be prepared to build relationships with clients, participate in investigation of witnesses and physical evidence, perform legal research, negotiate with prosecutors, analyze cases and develop trial strategies, and spend significant time in the courtroom litigating cases through motions and trials.

Applicants should have strong research skills and be able to communicate effectively. They should have a strong work ethic and be willing to work as a team along with other lawyers.

The public defender’s office encourages its lawyers to attend Continuing Legal Education events in the field of criminal law and covers the cost of these events.

The County of Lexington offers competitive benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; participation in the state retirement plan; and access to the county wellness center. The public defender’s office follows the County of Lexington’s annual leave and vacation policies. This is a full-time position.
Application Deadline: 05/01/2024


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator III
Grade: 108
Position #: 0008690
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: $18.32 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent. 2 years of experience in training in heavy motorized equipment operation and maintenance. Must obtain CDL within 6 months of employment.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid SC Drivers License
Description:
  Performs skilled work in the Landfill/ Transfer Station Div. 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, slit basins and cut grass. Clean & maintain equipment.
Operate front-end loaders, dozers, waste compactors, graders, backhoes, excavators, off road dump trucks, and other pieces of equipment. Perform maintenance and complete daily paperwork.
Application Deadline: 04/30/2024


Position Title: Firefighter Recruit
Grade: F1
Position #: 001899
Department: FIRE SERVICES
Salary Range: $19.49/ HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  *** This posting is for interest in a July 2024 LCFS Recruit Class***
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 possess a valid Drivers License.
Successful completion of the department recruit program is a condition of employment.
Applicants will be required to successfully complete the following:
• Successful completion of the pre-hire Physical Agility Test
• Successful completion of all required pre-hire written testing
• An oral interview board
• Firefighter Physical including physical and VO2 test
• The departmental 24 week Recruit Firefighter Program consisting of the following courses:
o NFPA Firefighter I
o Hazardous Materials
o Auto Extrication
o NFPA Firefighter II
o Rescuing the Rescuer / Rapid Intervention Crew
o Emergency Medical Technician (National Registry Required within 1 year of date of hire)
o Other courses/coursework as required
o Must obtain a South Carolina Class E Driver’s License or CDL with proper endorsements within one year of date of hire

All initial contact will be made via the Email address provided in your applicant profile.
Any questions, contact LCFS Administration at (803)785-8322.
*** This posting is for interest in a July 2024 LCFS Recruit Class***
Application Deadline: 04/21/2024


Position Title: Heavy Equipment Operator II
Grade: 107
Position #: 0018607
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 17.12/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid South Carolina Drivers License
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 basins, grass feeding and mowing. Attending safety and training meetings.


Additional Job Requirements:
Cleans and maintains equipment and facilities. Operates grader, backhoe, dump truck, off road truck, tractor with bush hog, skid steer and other pieces of equipment. Complete daily paperwork.


Preferred Experience:

Heavy Equipment training in operation and maintenance; one year experience with operating heavy motorized equipment preferably at a landfill or transfer station.
Application Deadline: 04/03/2024


Position Title: Tax Clerk I
Grade: 104
Position #: 0007960
Department: TREASURER
Salary Range: 16.00/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - 9-12 Months in collections, preferably in a tax related field.

Valid South Carolina Drivers License
Description:
  Assists taxpayers with the payment of their delinquent real estate and personal taxes. Explains laws and regulations related to the collection of delinquent property taxes. Processes tax payments and received in person or through the mail. Responsible for cash drawer and considerable data entry work in recording tax payments and other data computerized.

Cash handling experience required. Pervious service experience desired, preferable in a tax related field.
Application Deadline: 03/06/2024


Position Title: Library Assistant III - PT - Lexington
Grade: 107
Position #: 0023480
Department: LIBRARY
Salary Range: $17.12/ HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Preferred Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of work in a library or educational setting.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Provides customer service at the Reference 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 Adult 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 microfilm readers. 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 appropriate resources and assistance to job seekers, small business owners, 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 lifelong learning. 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 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. Must be available to work morning, afternoon, night and weekend hours including Sundays. Average 20 hours per week.
Application Deadline: 03/03/2024


Position Title: Zoning Assistant
Grade: 109
Position #: 0015800
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $19.61 - $21.18 / HR DOQ
   
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 - - Valid Driver’s License
- Noise Meter Certification
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Enforces of local ordinances concerning zoning and land use; assists with site plan review and permitting. Assists the public with any questions related to zoning; determines if land uses are compliant with the Zoning Ordinance; assists Sheriff's Department Code Enforcement Division for information for specific land use issues and site plan reviews; provides oral presentations at public hearings and zoning facts to the Board of Zoning Appeals and issues zoning permits for different activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Enforces local ordinances concerning zoning and land use in the Community Development Department. Reviews submitted site plans and analyzes for compliance with regulations of the Zoning Ordinance.
- Interacts and communicates with any applicable party by phone, email, and in person.
- Performs initial investigations of potential zoning code violations. Collaborates with the Sheriff's Department Code Enforcement Division on zoning violations, including research and conducting site visits for purpose of determining the extent of violations and explaining ordinance to the offender.
- Performs routine administrative functions including recording public hearings, transcribing and preparing minutes and verbatims for the Board of Zoning Appeals. Prepares letters, creates/updates various zoning forms, maintains and creates zoning office files, receives/receipts payments.
- Assists with variance requests, buffering restriction/consent forms, compliance letters, land use inquiries, mobile home approvals and various other inquiries. Issues zoning permits.
Application Deadline: 03/01/2024


Position Title: Senior Paramedic
Grade: EM4
Position #: 0024850
Department: EMERG. MEDICAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $23.26 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or GED, SC or National Registry Paramedic with 3-5 years of field experience as a Paramedic with an EMS system, ACLS, BLS, PEPP or PALS.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver License
Description:
  Under limited supervision the senior paramedic will assist the Shift Commander by providing the first response. ALS back-up and provide first-line supervisions to EMT's and Paramedics in the field. During the absence of the Shift Commander, will coordinate single and multi-agency emergency responses, supervise ambulance crews and the appropriate distribution of ambulances.
Candidate must have strong leadership and communication skills and be able to both follow and give directives with ease. Must display tact, courtesy and firmness with subordinates.
Application Deadline: 03/01/2024


Position Title: Station Attendant- PT
Grade: 101
Position #: 0019430
Department: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: 16.00/HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  Minimum Qualification - Must have a valid South Carolina Drivers License
Description:
  Maintains effective on site and recycling center operations. Opens and closes the facility. Greets and educates center visitors on the use of the facility. Maintains Centers appearance, collects litter and debris, and cleans minor spills are required

Performs other similar duties as required
Application Deadline: 02/28/2024


Position Title: Administrative Assistant III
Grade: 107
Position #: 00204020
Department: ANIMAL SERVICES
Salary Range: $17.12 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose:
To enhance and coordinate the Animal Services rescue transfer and adoption programs. To market and advertise adoptable and transferable animals at the shelter. To plan and coordinate adoption events and specials. To frack and monitor adoption and transfer statistics. To build partnerships with rescue originations to transfer animals from the shelter. Assisting customers in the office that may be interested in adoptions. Entering office paperwork into the computer system then filing it daily. Assisting local rescue groups as they come into the office and via email. Checking emails frequently throughout the day. Checking periodically to see if other staff members need assistance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate and enhance animal adoptions through advertising, marketing, planning adoption specials, and events.
Using social media and other resources to increase adoptions. Tracking adoption statistics and maintaining files. Attend local adoption
- Coordinating pet transfers with current rescue partners by provided them access to the sheltered animals and associated records. Coordinate the requested medical and behavioral testing requested by rescue partners. Build relationships with new rescue partners after vetting them. Coordinate animal pickup dates and times for rescues. Occasionally transport animals locally.
- Clerical and office work which would include filing all office paperwork. There are numerous files to organize and some examples would be Adoption and Transferred Animal Forms. These are filed by date at the end of every day.
Answering general office emails and phone calls. The public emails us for multiple reasons including: questions about spaying and neutering, adoption animals and question about filing a complaint. The majority of emails are communications with local rescue groups that we have contracts with. We communicate throughout the day about animals they are interested in saving or any other questions they may have.
Application Deadline: 02/27/2024


Position Title: Administrative Assistant II - Clerk of Court
Grade: 106
Position #: 0008330
Department: CLERK OF COURT
Salary Range: $16.00 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School Diploma or equivalent
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  The Clerk of Court's office taking applications for the position of Administrative Assistant II in the General Sessions department. Candidate will enter all incoming warrant/ bond information; create case files; process cash bonds; handles any and all questions involving receipt of warrants/bonds and process expungements. Duties also include attending Plea and Transfer Court, including but not limited to, calling cases; processing sentencing sheets; completing fine sheets; copying and transmitting jail sentences. Candidate will attend trial court as needed. Other duties assigned.

Professional attire and demeanor. Confidentiality, customer services skills and time management is a must. Ability to work with judges, attorneys, and other legal entities.
Application Deadline: 02/26/2024


Position Title: Victim Assistant Coordinator
Grade: 106
Position #: 00127900
Department: MAGISTRATE COURT SERVICES
Salary Range: $16.00 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 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 - Valid Driver's License
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.

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.
Application Deadline: 02/26/2024


Position Title: PC LAN Specialist II
Grade: 112
Position #: 0001650
Department: INFORMATION SERVICES
Salary Range: $24.04 - $25.96 / HR DOQO
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - ? Associate's degree, with under and including 3 years experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Performs a wide variety of complex duties including but not limited to the development, design, implementation, and support of software, hardware, and network systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Creates, tests, manages, troubleshoots, and maintains operating system images for all models of client PC and laptops in the County network.
- Installs and manages security mechanisms that protect the network against hackers, breaches, viruses and spyware; responds to incidents, investigates violations and recommends enhancements to prevent potential security gaps.
- Implements, configures, and maintains servers.
- Ensures high availability of all network recourses for end users and respond to network outages as quickly as possible to minimize downtime of the network.
- Manages projects related to upgrade and implementation of new systems while working with the vendor and end users to ensure a smooth transition from one system to another while minimizing downtime of resources to the end user.
- Installs, maintains and troubleshoots Firewall Equipment, distribution and access layer switches as well as Wireless Access Points and remote firewalls.
Application Deadline: 02/26/2024


Position Title: Appraiser I
Grade: 110
Position #: 0002800
Department: ASSESSOR
Salary Range: $20.99 - $22.67 / HR DOQ
   
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.
- Valid Driver's License
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, subidivsion 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.

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 economic 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.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2024


Position Title: Deputy Coroner
Grade: 111
Position #: 0025460
Department: CORONER
Salary Range: $22.46 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - 6 months to 1 year of advanced study or training beyond high school equivalency, 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 - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Investigates all reported deaths that occur in the County to determine the cause and manner of death.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responds to investigate violent, suspicious, unexpected and sudden deaths to determine the cause and manner of death and to identify the deceased and provide official death pronouncements. Contacts removal service for transportation of body to the morgue with the decedent properly tagged as for identification.
- Contacts family members for death notification and provides any assistance needed.
- Documents and releases personal effects.
- Enters initial investigative information into the computer with photographs. Follows-up and edits reports as needed.
- Attends autopsies to determine cause and manner of death. Presents information obtained and pictures from the scene of the death to the Forensic professionals.
- Contacts family members after the autopsy discusses the information that is allowed regarding the cause and manner of death.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2024


Position Title: Procurement Clerk III
Grade: 108
Position #: 0008360
Department: PROCUREMENT
Salary Range: $18.32 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - High School diploma or equivalent, 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 - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  Job Purpose:
Receive and process invoices for payment within a timely manner. Assist vendors and departments with purchase orders and invoices. Maintains 800 mhz radios and county wide telephone service issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Reviewing and preparing invoices for various supply items, construction projects and telecommunications, and over the counter direct purchases, including a review of monthly statements and contacting various vendors to resolve billing discrepancies and resolution of payment issues.
- Receive change order documents, confirm available funding and process changes in accordance to procurement guidelines.
- Review, process and vouch high dollar payments, construction AIA documents, and monthly charge account payments. Verify and compare tickets have been received for monthly statements.
- Review and approve all telephone service orders including resolving and troubleshooting all county telephone issues. This includes but is not limited to line additions, reductions, and movement of equipment.
- Lead team member responsible for maintaining end of fiscal year reports - includes balancing carry forward spreadsheets for all vendors. Coordinate with department heads to resolve any invoice problems for fiscal year ending.
- Receive and distribute interoffice mail and filing of invoices, purchase orders, change orders, and documents.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2024


Position Title: Engineering Associate II
Grade: 112
Position #: 0001800
Department: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Salary Range: $24.04 - $25.97 / HR
   
Minimum Requirements:
  Minimum Education - Associated Degree with 1-3 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  Minimum Qualification - Valid Driver's License
Description:
  - Reviews commercial developments and inspects sites for compliance with the Lexington County Land Development Manual and Stormwater Ordinance.
- Coordinate with engineers/developers to ensure timely and thorough plan review.
- Reviews and verifies as-built drawings.
- Respond to citizen inquiries and complaints regarding development projects.
- Administers grassing agreements and reviews pond maintenance and stormwater agreements for approval.
- Assists the Environmental Coordinator, Floodplain Manager, and with the administration of grants, as needed.
- Performs stream monitoring and sampling for state and federal permitting requirements.
- Attends pre-construction, development, and Board meeting, as well as meeting with local organizations.
- Conducts investigations in to drainage and sedimentation complaints. Coordinates with field inspectors on complaints/issues.
Application Deadline: 02/23/2024


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