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: Foreman/Solid Waste (Barton & Wagener Landfill)
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 07.03.2015
Salary: $37,942.26 - $53,118.92
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: 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 Solid Waste Field Supervisor. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICTION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by 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. Must possess a valid state SC driver’ license.


Position: Records Analyst
Department: RMC
Closing Date: 07.08.2015
Salary: $29,314.74 - $41,040.41
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, receives, reviews and processes real estate and other official documents for recording with the Aiken County RMC Department. Provides professional and courteous customer service, and performs related clerical work as required. EDUCATION: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of responsible administrative or clerical work experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Position: Equipment Operator III (Road Maintenance)
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: 07.15.2015
Salary: $34,490.00 - $39,664.00
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: 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: 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 state CDL 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: IT Manager
Department: Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $43,000.00 - $64,600.00
Job Description:  This position is responsible for day-to-day management of the IT department for the Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center, including all hardware and software needs. In addition, the incumbent will assess and make recommendations to improve workflow. Finally, this position is responsible for providing technical support for special setups, including installation of servers/network.


Position: Appraiser IV
Department: Tax Assessor
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $39,667.77 - $55,535.12
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under limited supervision, appraises commercial, industrial, farm and residential properties in Aiken County, ensuring that all property is equitable assessed. Performs related administrative and technical work as required. Reports to the Tax Assessor. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field supplemented by four to five years of experience in property appraisal, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess state certification as a licensed real estate appraiser. Must possess a valid state driver's license.


Position: Water Safety Instructor (Temporary)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $9.1156/hr.
Job Description:  FUNCTION: To provide a safe, fun environment for swimming lessons. To teach proper stroke technique for each level of classes. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: Must have good communication skills (especially with children), along with a willingness to work with the public. Must be able to think clearly and act quickly in any situation. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must hold current American Red Cross Water Safety Certificate, including CPR Certificate and First Aid Training, Prefer American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


Position: Aquatics Supervisor (Temporary)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $11.6043/hr
Job Description:  FUNCTION: Assist in all facets of supervision the Aiken County Recreation Center, particularly in regards to the aquatics program. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES: Pool maintenance is a must. Must have good communication skills, as well as a willingness to work with the public. Must have organizational skills with an emphasis on accuracy. Computer skills and strong supervisory skills preferred. NECESSARY & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS background screening is required as a prerequisite for employment. Must possess a valid SC driver's license.


Position: Lifeguard (temporary)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $8.2860/hr.
Job Description:  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES: Provide uninterrupted supervision of all pool patrons, both in and around swimming area. Assist any swimmers or pool patron in distress. Performs routine checks on pool water, pool equipment, and bathroom facilities. Open and close pool area as scheduled. Other duties as assigned by Park Supervisor. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate, including CPR Certification and First Aid Training. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A successful drug screen and DSS back ground screening is required as a prerequisite for employment.


Position: Constable
Department: Magistrate
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $32,764.50 - $45,870.31
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, serves a variety of criminal and civil process papers; performs physical removal of people and property as ordered, and provides court security as scheduled. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Magistrate. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to three years of experience in civil process, court administration, law enforcement, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be Constable certified within one year of hire. Must maintain certification through annual legal and firearm training updates. Must possess a valid S.C. driver’s license.




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