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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.

 17 jobs available:

Position:
Grants Coordinator/Part Time(20 hrs wk)
Department:
Finance Department
Salary:
$19,833.89 - $27,767.56
Closing Date:
October 6, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under limited supervision, coordinates and facilitates County grant activities, including application preparation, administration and reporting to granting agencies. Supervises the work of assigned clerical support staff. Performs related professional and administrative work as required. Reports to the Finance Director. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, public administration or related field supplemented by three to four years of responsible experience in public accounting and/or grants management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess Certified Government Financial Officer registration.
   
Position:
Heavy Truck Driver
Department:
Public Works
Salary:
$27,588.00 - $38,622.95
Closing Date:
October 3, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under regular supervision, drives and operates a tandem truck in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Public Works Field Supervisor. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state CDL driver's license.
   
Position:
Equipment Operator I
Department:
Public Works
Salary:
$29,314.73 - $41,040.40
Closing Date:
October 3, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under regular supervision, operates light construction equipment in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skilla and abilities. Must possess a valid state CDL driver's license.
   
Position:
Veterinary Technician
Department:
Administration/Animal Shelter
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10
Closing Date:
October 3, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, assists the County veterinarian in providing diagnostic services and treatment of animals impounded at the County animal shelter, and assists with general animal care and shelter maintenance. Coordinates the animal adoption program. Performs related technical, administrative and clerical work as required. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a technical college certificate in veterinary technology, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess veterinary technician certification and humane euthanasia certification. Must possess a valid state diriver's license.
   
Position:
Procurement Director
Department:
Administration
Salary:
$$43,118.77 - $60,366.28
Closing Date:
October 3, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under limited supervision, plans, coordinates and supervises the procurement of goods and services for Aiken County, ensuring compliance with established policies, procedures and standards. Performs related administrative work as required. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires an Associate's degree in business administration or related field supplemented by three to four years of responsible experience in government procurement and/or inventory management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
   
Position:
Tourism Program Coordinator
Department:
Parks, Recreation & Tourism Dept.
Salary:
$$39,667.77 - $55,535.12
Closing Date:
October 3, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under limited supervision, plans and implements tourism marketing programs, activities and special events to increase public awareness of the participation in County leisure and tourism opportunities. Oversees the operation of the Visitor Center. Performs related administrative and professional work as required. Reports to the Director of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, parks and recreation administration or related field, supplemented by three to four years of marketing or public relations experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
   
Position:
Custodian
Department:
Animal Shelter
Salary:
$$22,411.49 - $31,375.59
Closing Date:
October 3, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under general supervision, provides crew leadership and participates in the custodial maintenance of County Animal Shelter to ensure a clean and safe environment for staff and visitors. Performs other work as required. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a junior high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
   
Position:
Programmer/Analyst
Department:
Information Technology
Salary:
$39,667.77 - $55,535.13
Closing Date:
October 17, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, develops new software application systems for user departments, and maintains existing software application systems. Advises and assists users in operational precedures. Performs related professional and technical work as required. Reports to the Director of Information Technology. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor's degree in computer science or data processing supplemented by one to two years of experiience in computer programming, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
   
Position:
Mechanic II/Equipment Maint. Div.
Department:
Public Works
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31
Closing Date:
Oct. 10, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under supervision, performs mechanical repair work on County-owned automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment, ensuring that repaired vehicles run properly and safely; performs preventive maintenance on such equipment as scheduled. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Shop Foreman. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to three years of experience in automotive maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
   
Position:
Foreman
Department:
Public Works/Building & Grounds
Salary:
$37,942.26 - $53,118.92
Closing Date:
Sept. 25, 2014
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, supervises and participates in the maintenance and care of County buildings and equipment. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to three years of experience in facilities maintenance, some of which has been in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
   
Position:
Construction Manager
Department:
Engineering Department
Salary:
$$39,273.98 - $45,165.08
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Job Description:
Under limited supervision, coordinates the study, design, construction and management of County construction projects from inception to completion. Performs related technical, administrative and supervisory work as required. Reports to the County Engineer. Requires an Associate’s degree in engineering, drafting, construction management, or other relevant field supplemented by three to four years of progressively responsible experience in public works construction and engineering operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
   
Position:
Dispatcher II
Department:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Salary:
$$32,590.96 - $45,626.81
Closing Date:
continuous
Job Description:
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 – Communications Center Supervisor. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by 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. 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.
   
Position:
EMT-Basic
Department:
Emergency Services
Salary:
$$32,089.93
Closing Date:
Continuous
Job Description:
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. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of experience and/or training in emergency medical service programs. Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT - Basic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, CPR certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver's license.
   
Position:
EMT-Intermediate
Department:
Emergency Services
Salary:
$$37,248.61
Closing Date:
Continuous
Job Description:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the EMT - Intermediate level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to three years of progressive experience in emergency medical service programs. Must complete required coursework and maintain EMT - Intermediate, 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.
   
Position:
EMT-Paramedic
Department:
Ermergency Services
Salary:
$$38,137.15
Closing Date:
Continuous
Job Description:
Under occasional supervision, responds to emergency calls and provides medical assistance to the sick and injured at the Paramedic level. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Crew Chief. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to four years of progressive experience in emergency medical service programs. 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.
   
Position:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Salary:
$$38,026.28 - $53,235.55
Closing Date:
Continuous
Job Description:
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. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by 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.
   
Position:
Detention Officer
Department:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Salary:
$$32,590.96 - $45,626.81
Closing Date:
Continuous
Job Description:
Under regular supervision, provides the proper detention and care of persons lawfully incarcerated and maintains the safety, security and welfare of inmates, staff and the general public. Books and releases inmates. Oversees the activities of inmates, including those assigned to work release programs. Maintains and submits required records. Reports to the Sergeant as assigned. Requires a high school diploma, the completion of basic jail coursework offered through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy and at least six months of detention center experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must complete basic jail coursework offered through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and a South Carolina resident.