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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: Office Manager
Department: Engineering
Closing Date: 05.27.2016
Salary: $29,314.73 - $41,040.40
Job Description:  Applicant shall perform routine to moderately complex administrative and secretarial work for the County Engineer and other staff. The work shall consist of compiling data for reports, scheduling appointments and meetings, establishing and maintaining filing system, answering the phones, greets and assists office visitors at the front desk of the department. Must be capable of posting financial reports, perform accounting associated with construction projects, working with pay request, tracking construction projects, working with staff time sheets, monthly reports, preparing invoices for State and Federal reimbursements. Under the County Engineer’s supervision, must be capable of proofing and preparing technical contracts and assist with the preparation of bid documents and easements. Applicant may be required to attend various meeting, preparing and distributing the minutes of the meetings to Administration, Engineering, contractors, architects and other governmental agencies. Must be willing to attend training classes. Strong computer experience with e-mail, Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, Power Point, and Word Documents a must. Responsible for ordering clerical and computer supplies and inventory of uniforms for the department. Applicant must maintain a professional appearance, have strong communication skills and be dependable. EDUCATION: Requires an Associate’s degree in accounting, data processing, business or related field supplemented by 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.


Position: Site & Events Manager
Department: Museum
Closing Date: 05.31.2016
Salary: 
Job Description:  Must be able to create, schedule and market educational programs to the local school system and home schooling programs. Coordinates events and meetings held here at the museum, and maintains the annual events calendar, which includes scheduling, overseeing, and managing volunteer staff. Develops contracts consistent with County policy. Serves as Facilities Manager in directing the maintenance of an historic building and grounds, and in working with County departments and volunteers for scheduled maintenance. Responsible for ordering supplies, keeping inventory and policy manuals. Manages the day-to-day activities of the museum and ensures that volunteers and adequately scheduled and trained. Must be able to recruit and market new volunteers. Routine administrative duties include financial reports, activity reports and minutes for commission meetings. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must be a self-starter, but also able to work well in a team environment. Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters preferred. Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected of this job. It is not designed to describe all duties, responsibilities and skills that may be required of employees assigned to this job.


Position: Trades Worker
Department: Savannah River Research Campus
Closing Date: 06.02.2016
Salary: $29,314.73 - $41,040.40
Job Description:  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems and equipment. Performs general basic construction work, custodial duties, and lawn care and grounds upkeeps. Assistant to the Maintenance Supervisor/Specialist. Reports to the Site Maintenance Supervisor. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a vocational school diploma in one or more building trade(s), or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Position: Custodian
Department: Savannah River Research Campus
Closing Date: 06.06.2016
Salary: $22,411.49 - $31,375.59
Job Description:  Under general supervision, provides crew leadership and participates in the custodial maintenance of Savannah River Research Campus buildings to ensure a clean and safe environment for staff and visitors. Performs other work as required. Reports to the Chief Custodian. 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: Geoservices Analyst
Department: Information Technology
Closing Date: 06.10.2016
Salary: $36,215.50 - $50,701.47
Job Description:  Prepares and reviews cadastral and ad hoc maps, data and analyses using GIS. Requires an Associate’s degree in GIS, computer aided drafting, geography, planning or related field supplemented by two to three years progressively responsible experience using the Esri suite of GIS products; or an equivalent combination of education, training, experience and clearly-demonstrated acceptable level of performance sufficient to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Experience with web maps/apps, programming and/or GIS field data collection a plus. Reports to the Geoservices Manager.


Position: Light Truck Driver/Road Maintenance
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 06.10.2016
Salary: $27,588.00 - $38,622.95
Job Description:  Under regular supervision, drives and operates light trucks and trailers 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 / Road Maintenance (Two positions available)
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 06.10.2016
Salary: $31,039.00 - $43,454.10
Job Description:  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, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


Position: Equipment Operator II/Road Maintenance
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 06.10.2016
Salary: $32,764.50 - $45,870.31
Job Description:  Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and construction of County roads, drainage systems and rights-of-way. Provides leadership of assigned crew members. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two 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. Must possess a valid state CDL driver’s license.


Position: Engineering Technician I
Department: Engineering
Closing Date: 06.10.2016
Salary: $36,215.50 - $50,701.47
Job Description:  Under occasional supervision, coordinates assigned public works projects to ensure compliance with all County regulations and specifications, and assists the County Engineer in preparing engineering designs for capital improvements and modifications of public works facilities and infrastructure. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the County Engineer. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a technical college diploma in engineering technology, drafting, construction or related field supplemented by one to two years of experience in technical engineering design and drafting, 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
Closing Date: Continuous
Salary: $32,590.96 - $45,626.81
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: Deputy Sheriff I
Department: Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Closing Date: Continuous
Salary: $38,026.28 - $53,235.55
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
Closing Date: Continuous
Salary: $32,590.96 - $45,626.81
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: EMT – Basic
Department: Emergency Services
Closing Date: Continuous
Salary: $32,098.93
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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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, CPA certifications and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Position: EMT – Advanced
Department: Emergency Services
Closing Date: Continuous
Salary: $37,248.61
Job Description:  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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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- 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.


Position: EMT – Paramedic
Department: Emergency Services
Closing Date: Continuous
Salary: $38,026.28
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. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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: Chief Tax Appraiser
Department: Tax Assessor
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $48,295.26 - $67,613.65
Job Description:  This position manages the team of appraisers within the Office of the Assessor. As such, this position may be required to assist the appraisal team by traveling throughout Aiken County to evaluate the worth of real property for tax assessment purposes in accordance with DC Code of Laws and Aiken County ordinances. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE: Education: 4 year college degree; CG required. Experience: 5 years to become competent plus management experience. Required Qualifications: Licenses, Certificates, Registrations or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience. Competent and compliant with USPAP, certified residential appraiser/mass or certified general appraiser/mass.


Position: Co-Op Student (temporary)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $9.94 per hour
Job Description:  Assist park management by operating the concession stand during league and tournament games, supervise and assist inmate grounds crew in the preparation of athletic fields for play, provide coverage of the park office in the absence of management and other duties as assigned. MINIMUM TGRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be a high school graduate attending a secondary education institution. A CPR certification is desirable. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


Position: Day Camp Supervisor (temporary)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $8.71 per hour
Job Description:  Coordinate with school officials as to dates, times and advertisements, for Day Camp Program. Plan and develop activities for Program. Interviews Day Camp Counselors. Coordinate with additional agencies to provide additional staff. Prepare facility and materials for Program. Greet and register all children. Maintain attendance records. Supervise children and staff during Program. Must have good communication skills, along with a willingness to work with the public. Must have organizational skills with an emphasis on accuracy. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: Must have a strong desire to work with children. Must have good communication skills as well as a willingness to work with the public. Previous work with children required. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


Position: Day Camp Counselor (temporary) (3 positions available)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $7.99 per hour
Job Description:  Assist in greeting parents and children enrolled in Day Camp Program. Assist Supervisor in leading Day Camp activities. Provide continuous supervision of day campers during program hours. Assist Day Camp Supervisor in preparing facility as well as activities for Day Camp Program. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: Must have a strong desire to work with children. Must have good communication skills as well as a willingness to work with the public. Previous work with children required. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


Position: Operator Foreman
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: Untill Filled
Salary: $36,215.50 - $50,701.47
Job Description:  Under occasional supervision, coordinates waste disposal activities and operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and operation of County landfills. Provides leadership of assigned crew members. Performs related work as required. Reports to the assigned Foreman. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to four years of experience in public works or landfill maintenance operations and/or heavy equipment operation, 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.




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