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 II
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 02.22.2016
Salary: $32,764.60 - $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: Equipment Operator III
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 02.22.2016
Salary: $34,490.00 - $48,286.52
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 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. Must possess a valid stare CDL driver’s license.


Position: Clerk II
Department: Tax Assessor
Closing Date: 02.22.2016
Salary: $24,136.99 - $33,791.79
Job Description:  Under occasional supervision, performs a variety of routine to moderately complex clerical duties in support of efficient and effective Assessor’s Office operations. Provides professional and courteous customer service. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Office Administrator. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Position: Firefighter
Department: Fire Division/Emergency Services
Closing Date: 02.22.2016
Salary: $33,873.22 - $45,870.31
Job Description:  Under occasional supervision, responds to fire alarms and other emergency calls as required, and performs the necessary functions and operations to efficiently and effectively protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance. Drives fire apparatus to the scene of emergencies. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Senior Firefighter. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a technical college diploma supplemented by two to three years of experience in fire suppression and/or emergency response operations. Must complete required coursework and maintain certifications as issued by the S.C. Fire Academy, including basic firefighting, interior structural firefighting, hazardous materials technician, and any other certifications deemed necessary by department head. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Position: Kennel Technician
Department: Animal Shelter
Closing Date: 02.22.2016
Salary: $27,588.00 - $38,622.95
Job Description:  This position maintains a safe and sanitary facility for all shelter animals, and provides humane handling and care by assuring animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. It also assists the public when admitting, redeeming, and adopting animals to promote responsible pet ownership. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE: Must have High School education and a minimum of 1 year experience. Minimum level of qualifications, licenses, certificates, registrations, or any relevant knowledge, job skills or equivalent experience. Must have SC driver’s license, good judgment, ability to identify animal gender, description and breed. Must have the ability to perform humane euthanasia.


Position: Clerk III
Department: Tax Collector
Closing Date: 02.22.2016
Salary: $25,862.50 - $36,208.00
Job Description:  Under occasional supervision, performs a variety of routine to moderately complex clerical duties in support of efficient and effective Tax Collector’s Office operations. Provides professional and courteous customer service. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Tax Collector and/or Deputy Tax Collector. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to three years of general clerical work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Position: Shop Supervisor
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 02.29.2016
Salary: $48,295.26 - $67,613.65
Job Description:  Under limited supervision, ensures the safe, reliable and efficient use of County vehicles and equipment by providing quality, cost-effective maintenance and repair services. Performs related administrative, supervisory and technical work as required. Reports to the Public Works Director. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a vocational/technical diploma in automotive maintenance and repair, supplemented by six to nine years of experience in fleet management, 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.




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