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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.

 14 jobs available:

Position:
Site Attendant (24-hrs/week)
Department:
Public Works
Salary:
$$9.11 per hour
Closing Date:
March 6, 2015
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under regular supervision, monitors and screens all waste and recyclable materials delivered by residents to County drop-off sites; insures the public places materials in the proper container. Monitors container volume; maintains site appearance and safety. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Foreman.
   
Position:
Branch Manager/Part Time (Jackson)
Department:
Library
Salary:
$13,794.00 - $19,311.48
Closing Date:
March 6, 2015
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, coordinates daily branch library operations and performs varied services, including circulation, reference and general patron services. Maintains an orderly facility and pleasant environment for patrons. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Librarian III. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one or two years of experience working in public libraries, 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:
GIS Mapper
Department:
Information Technology
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47
Closing Date:
March 6, 2015
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision prepares and continuously updates maps and data using the County's geographic information system (GIS) and reviews electronic maps prepared by contractors for quality control; performs technical manual drafting of various County maps. Performs related work as assigned. Reports to the GIS Manager. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires an Associate's degree in GIS, computer aided drafting, geography, planning or related field supplemented by two to three years progressively responsible experience in GIS system design, programming and/or mapping; (specifically ArcGIS, ArcView, and similar software); or an equivalent combination of education, training, experience and clearly-demonstrated acceptable level of performance sufficient to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Successful completion of courses in ArcGIS I & II, or other training as determined by the GIS Manager. Must possess a valid state driver's license. Use of GPS equipment and software a plus.
   
Position:
Maint. Mechanic III
Department:
Public Works
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31
Closing Date:
March 6, 2015
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems and equipment. Performs other maintenance work as required. Reports to the Foreman. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a vocational school diploma in one or more building trade(s) supplemented by one to two years of experience in facility maintenance and repair work, 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:
Mechanic II
Department:
Public Works
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31
Closing Date:
March 13, 2015
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:
Tourism Intern/Part time - 25 hrs per week
Department:
Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Salary:
$$9.94/per hour
Closing Date:
Until filled
Job Description:
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Tourism Intern will apply a wide variety of skills. May include historical/general informational research on Aiken County, general marketing skills, creativity, editing and proofreading. Overall, aid in the promotion of Aiken County through brochure ideas and development, web page design and maintenance, general office duties, or other duties as assigned. MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Preference to Bachelors Degree Majors in Parks, Recreation, Tourism Management; Marketing, Business Administration/Management, Hotel/Motel/Restaurant Management. All others may be considered as this job requires versitility, as well as good organizational skills. CPR certification is desirable.
   
Position:
Environmental Systems Operator/Trainee
Department:
Public Service Authority
Salary:
$$29,314.73 - $50,701.47 D
Closing Date:
Unitl Filled
Job Description:
SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under supervision, operates the wastewater treatment plant in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, regulations and standards of quality and safety. Prepares and maintains required records and reports. Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the ESO Shift Manager. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Must obtain Class "D" level Wastewater Operator certification within two years of registration as trainee and obtain "A" level certification within 5 years of registration as trainee. 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.