Aiken County

Employment Opportunities

Aiken County Is An Equal Opportunity Employer




All applications for external postings are received at Aiken County Government (1930 University Parkway in Aiken) or at the SC Works Center (1571 Richland Ave East in Aiken). All applications must be received by the posted deadline specified in the job listing for the vacancy. Where there is no date, the position will be posted until it is filled. Applications will only be accepted for positions that are currently vacant.

To apply for Aiken County Sheriff's Office positions such as Dispatcher, Detention Officer, or Deputy Sheriff, please complete the Sheriff's Office Job Application. To apply for all other Aiken County Government jobs, please use the County's Job Application form.
Aiken County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.




Position:
Equipment Operator III - Roads & Bridges
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
12/14/2018
Salary:
$34,490.00 - $48,286.52



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, operates light and heavy equipment in the maintenance and construction of county roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Cleans drainage pipe and related structures, mows and performs routine landscaping/grounds keeping work along roadways, clears rights-of-way by using hand tools and mechanized equipment, performs asphalt work on paved roads, performs routine preventive maintenance on an array of road construction equipment. Provides leadership of assigned crew members. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of experience in Public Works construction and maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience and proficiency with heavy equipment such as motorgrader, trackhoe, articulated mowing equipment, backhoes and/or loaders preferred.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license (SC Class A preferred, or equivalent)


Send your application for Equipment Operator III - Roads & Bridges to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Paralegal
Department:
Public Defender
Closing:
12/26/2018
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47



JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of tasks designed to assist the attorneys with the management of their caseload. Work involves performing clerical duties; typing legal documents; and communicating with clients and court personnel. Reports to the Chief Public Defender.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a technical college diploma in paralegal studies or related field

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of paralegal experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
N/A


Send your application for Paralegal to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Dispatcher II
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, receives in-coming emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatches calls for Law Enforcement to appropriate personnel in an accurate, timely and professional manner. Works under stressful conditions. Performs related tasks as required. Reports to the Shift Supervisor and Communications Center Supervisor.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Nine to twelve months of experience in Emergency Dispatch Operations or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must be able to successfully complete required training in order to obtain E-911 and NCIC certifications. Must possess a valid S.C. Driver's License


Send your application for Dispatcher II to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT - Paramedic
Department:
Emergency Management Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$38,026.28



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT - Paramedic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three to four years of progressive experience in Emergency Medical Service programs.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT, Paramedic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license


Send your application for EMT - Paramedic to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT - Basic
Department:
Emergency Management Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,098.93



JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT – Basic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
One to two years of experience and/or training in Emergency Medical Service programs

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT – Basic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, CPA certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Send your application for EMT - Basic to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT - Advanced
Department:
Emergency Management Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$37,248.61



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT – Advanced level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Two to three years of progressive experience in Emergency Medical Service programs

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT- Advanced, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Pre-hospital life support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Send your application for EMT - Advanced to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Sheriff
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47



JOB SUMMARY:
Under regular supervision, patrols assigned areas of the County and responds to calls for service; enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Reports to the Corporal and/or Sergeant – Uniform Patrol.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
N/A

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Coursework in criminal justice / police science, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license.


Send your application for Deputy Sheriff I to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Detention Officer
Department:
Detention Center
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81



JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for the direct custody, care and containment of pretrial detainees, sentenced inmates, and prisoners that are lawfully housed at the detention center. The incumbent must also remain alert to the safety of co-workers and visitors to the detention center.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or GED, Academy graduate

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Acute observation and communication skills; weapons training (taser, sprays), self-control and ability to manage stress; CPR, AED, First Aid


Send your application for Detention Officer to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Director of Human Resources
Department:
County Administrator
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$65,551.51 - $91,771.94



JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the Human Resources Department, including everything related to talent management, performance management, employee relations, organizational development benefits and compensation program design and development, and employee communications and wellness initiatives. In addition, this position is responsible for the strategic direction and management of Risk Management. This includes property liability, general liability and worker’s compensation. The incumbent serves as the Title VII Officer for EEO and SCHAC.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Master's Degree in Human Resources or a related field preferred

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
15 years of progressive experience, with at least 5 years of management experience at a high level

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Certification in HR and Risk Management or equivalent years of significant experience


Send your application for Director of Human Resources to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator I - Solid Waste
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates a variety of light and heavy equipment used in maintenance work throughout the county.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level at 1 year of experience; normally requires 5 years of related experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CDL


Send your application for Equipment Operator I - Solid Waste to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator I - Roads and Bridges
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates a variety of light and heavy equipment used in completing maintenance work on roads and bridges throughout the county.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level at 1 year of experience; normally requires 5 years of related experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CDL


Send your application for Equipment Operator I - Roads and Bridges to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Environmental Systems Operator
Department:
Public Service Authority
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$29,314.73 - $50,701.47



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates, monitor, maintains, and trouble-shoots the wastewater treatment facility and it's processes.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
On-the-job experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CDL preferred; Ultimately achieve a Class A Wastewater Treatment Certificate


Send your application for Environmental Systems Operator to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMS Director
Department:
Emergency Medical Services
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$50,020.78 - $70,028.59



JOB SUMMARY:
Strategically, this position manages the planning and operations of the emergency ambulance service. Tactically, this position is on call 24/7 for HAZMAT, medical and extrication incidents.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Degree in Emergency Management Services or related field

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
10 years progressive experience in a 911 setting

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Paramedic, Advanced Extrication, HAZMAT, Fire Fighter I, FEMA, NIMMS


Send your application for EMS Director to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Information Security Officer
Department:
Information Technology
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$50,020.78 - $70,028.59



JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for monitoring and helping to manage all cyber-security issues and for ensuring the county is properly safe-guarded against exposures.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS Degree in IT strongly preferred

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 Years

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Appropriate licenses and certifications to manage an IBM and Apple environment; must be comfortable with a variety of media. Requires excellent consultative and negotiation skills.


Send your application for Information Security Officer to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Engineering Technician II
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$39,667.77 - $55,535.12


JOB SUMMARY:
This position assures road construction projects are built according to plans and that the EPA guidelines of The Clean Water Act are followed.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education: BS in Engineering

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Five years in a similar environment, plus three years in management; ability to read construction plans; knowledge of construction materials; knowledge of EPA guidelines.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CEPSCI; SCDHEC Storm Water Certified in AutoCAD is required in the job; experience with Technical Writing.


Send your application for Engineering Technician II to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Office Manager
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$29,314.73 - $41,040.40



JOB SUMMARY:
Under limited supervision, performs routine to complex administrative, bookkeeping and technical work in support of effective and efficient department operations. This position manages the front office of the Engineering Department, including citizen inquiries, interfacing with contractors and engineers and managing the departmental budget. Performs related work as required. Reports to the County Engineer.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires an Associate’s degree in Accounting, Data Processing, Business or related field;

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Three to four years of general administrative and/or accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
3 years of exposure to legal and construction documents preferred


Send your application for Office Manager to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Victim Advocate
Department:
Victim Services
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$34,490.00 - $48,286.52



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision, provides assistance to and coordinates support for victims and witnesses of crimes; coordinates and facilitates victim/witness appearances in court, and provides routine administrative and clerical support to the Victim Services Program Manager. Performs related administrative work as required. Reports to the Aiken County Victim Services Program Manager.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice or related field

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Nine to twelve months of legal / law enforcement experience or experience in the human services field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license


Send your application for Victim Advocate to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator II - Solid Waste
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates a variety of light and heavy equipment used in maintenance work throughout the county.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level at 1 year of experience; normally requires 5 years of related experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CDL


Send your application for Equipment Operator II - Solid Waste to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Foreman - Solid Waste
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$37,942.26 - $53,118.92



JOB SUMMARY:
Under occasional supervision will •Coordinate waste disposal activities and operate heavy equipment in the maintenance and operation of county landfills • Provide leadership of assigned crew members • Perform related work as required • Report to the Solid Waste Field Supervisor. Additionally, will perform various tasks involved in the • Proper handling and disposal of permissible construction and demolition materials that are brought to the county landfills • Operation of a variety of heavy and light equipment, including trucks, loaders, skid steers, flat-bed trucks, tractors/pan combinations and other mechanized equipment at the landfills • Assurance that access and haul roads are kept in safe condition • Supervision of the activities of assigned equipment operators and inspection and maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools • Facilitating environmental compliance with inspections of landfill properties

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Four to Five years of experience in Public Works Maintenance and Operations and/or heavy equipment operation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Must possess a valid state CDL driver's license


Send your application for Foreman - Solid Waste to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Solid Waste Field Supervisor
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$48,295.26 - $67,613.65



JOB SUMMARY:
This position has overall responsibility for the proper disposal of solid waste in Aiken County. The annual budget for this division is about $5.5 million.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
BS in Civil Engineering or Waste Management

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
5 years

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
Construction/GC Experience; Environmental Law; Grant Writing; Property Research; CDL


Send your application for Solid Waste Field Supervisor to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator (Light Truck)- Roads & Bridges - 4 positions available
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$27,588.00 - $38,622.95



JOB SUMMARY:
This position operates a variety of light equipment in completing maintenance work on roads and bridges throughout the county.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Level of Job-Related Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience:
Junior level with 1 year of experience; Normally requires 5 years of related experience

Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience:
CDL


Send your application for Equipment Operator (Light Truck)- Roads & Bridges - 4 positions available to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


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