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Aiken County Government

provides many essential and beneficial services to its citizens. The County is governed by the County Council, comprised of an elected-at-large Council Chairman and 8 members elected from single-member districts. Find out who your Aiken County Council member is, and how to contact that person. Aiken County's Code of Laws is accessible online here. Also available are the Code of Laws for the City of Aiken and the City of North Augusta. The South Carolina Code of Laws and other references are also available online. Aiken County Government's services are provided by different departments in many locations around this large County. You can contact the County staff by phone, email, or in person. Generally, County offices are open between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

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Whiskey Road Corridor Study

The public is encouraged to become involved with the year-long study of the Whiskey Road Corridor which ends in summer 2017. Please share your thoughts on how it should grow and improve. Visit: www.whiskeyroadstudy.com and take the 5-minute survey and/or share your ideas on the interactive map.

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The County normally has several job openings available to qualified applicants, as do the City of Aiken and the City of North Augusta. The South Carolina OneStop Job Center offers many great resources to assist you in your search for new and better employment.

State government provides helpful information to new and existing businesses at their Business One-Stop website, their Business site at SCBOS.SC.GOV, and at the SC Department of Commerce website. Business licenses are required in some of the incorporated areas of the County, but are not required in the unincorporated areas.

  • Position: Worthless Check Analyst
    Department: Solicitor
    Closing Date:  01/23/2017
    Under general supervision, performs varied duties for the Worthless Check Program. Work involves acting as a liaison to the public to educate merchants about availability of the program; developing and performing presentations to potential clients; receiving and inputting all worthless check data; creating and maintaining files; generating and mailing correspondence; answering incoming calls; returning messages; receiving payments and processing deposits; assisting with prosecution and merchant education; and maintaining calendar of court dates. Employee must also exercise considerable tact, courtesy, and discretion in contact with the general public. Employee must be able to responsibly interact with offenders. Performs related work as required. Reports the Worthless Check Coordinator. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Requires an Associate’s degree in paralegal studies supplemented by nine to twelve months of responsible secretarial or administrative support, preferably in a legal environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

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