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:
Trades Worker (2 positions available)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
03/28/2017
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10

JOB SUMMARY:  Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems and equipment.  Performs related maintenance work as required.  Reports to the Foreman and/or Buildings and Grounds 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.



Send your application for Trades Worker (2 positions available) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Animal Adoption Coordinator(INTERNAL POSTING ONLY)
Department:
Animal Shelter
Closing:
03/30/2017
Salary:
$25,862.49 - $36,207.99
Under occasional supervision, performs all aspects of animal adoptions including off-premise/site events. Assures that the animal behavior testing is performed in a timely manner to facilitate successful adoptions. Ensures that prospective adopters are advised of animal care practices and responsible pet ownership requirements. Manages and promotes the foster care program. Works directly with volunteers, the general public and County staff to develop routines and schedules to assist with Shelter work. Ensures that a clean and safe environment is maintained for the animals, staff and visitors. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Chief Enforcement Officer of Animal Control. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of experience in customer service and animal welfare/health field, 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.


Send your application for Animal Adoption Coordinator(INTERNAL POSTING ONLY) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Clerk III
Department:
Tax Collector
Closing:
04/04/2017
Salary:
$25,862.50 - $36,208.00
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 at all times. 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.


Send your application for Clerk III to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Light Truck Driver (Road Maintenance) ( 2 positions available)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
04/05/2017
Salary:
$27,588.00 - $38,622.95
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.


Send your application for Light Truck Driver (Road Maintenance) ( 2 positions available) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator I
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
04/05/2017
Salary:
$31,039.00 - $43,454.10
JOB SUMMARY:  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.


Send your application for Equipment Operator I to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Building Inspector I,Il & III
Department:
Planning & Development
Closing:
04/10/2017
Salary:
$34,490.00-$53,118.92-DOQ
Under occasional supervision, inspects building construction and renovations for compliance with applicable building (structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and accessibility) and related codes and ordinances. Provides technical interpretation of codes and regulations as needed. Prepares and maintains all required documentation. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Building Official. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of experience in building inspection or construction, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess or obtain specified, varying certifications issued by the International Code Congress and the State.  Must possess a valid state driver's license.


Send your application for Building Inspector I,Il & III to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Dispatcher II
Department:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81
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.


Send your application for Dispatcher II to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Deputy Sheriff I
Department:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$38,026.28 - $53,235.55
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.


Send your application for Deputy Sheriff I to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Detention Officer
Department:
Aiken County Sheriff's Office
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,590.96 - $45,626.81
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.


Send your application for Detention Officer to:
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, 420 Hampton Ave., NE, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: sheriffjobs@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT – Basic
Department:
Emergency Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$32,098.93
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.


Send your application for EMT – Basic to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT – Advanced
Department:
Emergency Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$37,248.61
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.


Send your application for EMT – Advanced to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
EMT – Paramedic
Department:
Emergency Services
Closing:
Continuous
Salary:
$38,026.28
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.


Send your application for EMT – Paramedic to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Engineering Technician I
Department:
Engineering
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47
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.


Send your application for Engineering Technician I to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Maintenance Mechanic III (Building & Grounds Division)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31
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 and/or Buildings and Grounds Supervisor. 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 an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Send your application for Maintenance Mechanic III (Building & Grounds Division) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Building Official
Department:
Planning & Development
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$50,020.78 - $70,028.59
Under limited supervision, plans, directs and supervises the interpretation and administration of County building codes and related ordinances and regulations. Performs related professional and administrative work as required Requires a Bachelor's degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field, supplemented by at least ten years of experience in construction trades, architecture, engineering, or field inspection and plan review, 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. Must possess or be able to obtain certification as a qualified Building Inspector by the Southern Building Code Congress International within one year of employment. Must possess or be able to obtain Building Official certification from the SBCCI within two years of employment.


Send your application for Building Official to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Mechanic II
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31
Under supervision, performs mechanical repair work on County-owned automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment, ensuring that repaired vehicles run properly and safety; 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.


Send your application for Mechanic II to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Spotter (part time/20 hrs. variabale Mon-Sat)
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$9.95 per hr.
JOB SUMMARY:  Under regular supervision, monitors and screens all waste delivered by County truck drivers, commercial haulers and residents to County landfills; directs drivers to proper landfill location for dumping waste.  Assists in maintaining site appearance and safety.  Performs related work as required.  Reports to the Operator/Foreman.  EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  Requires a junior high school diploma, or and equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Send your application for Spotter (part time/20 hrs. variabale Mon-Sat) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Equipment Operator II
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$32,764.50 - $45,870.31
JOB SUMMARY:  Under supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance and operation of County landfills.  Provides leadership of lower-level crew members.  Performs related work as required.  Reports to the Operator/Foreman.  EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to four years of experience in 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.


Send your application for Equipment Operator II to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Operator/Foreman
Department:
Public Works
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$36,215.50 - $50,701.47
JOB SUMMARY:  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.


Send your application for Operator/Foreman to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Co-Op Student (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$9.94/per hour
JOB SUMMARY:  Assist park management by operation the concession stand during league and tournament games, supervise and assist 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.


Send your application for Co-Op Student (Temporary) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Water Safety Instructor (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$7.99/ per hour
JOB SUMMARY:  Provide uninterrupted supervision while teaching students how to swim correctly and how to be safe in and around water.  Perform routine checks on pool water, equipment and bathroom facilities.  Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Send your application for Water Safety Instructor (Temporary) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Lifeguard (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$7.65/ per hour
JOB SUMMARY:  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.  Supervises swimmers and public at pool facility.  Maintains a safe, sanitary pool environment for pool use.


Send your application for Lifeguard (Temporary) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Day Camp Counselor (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$7.99/ per hour
JOB SUMMARY:  Provide supervision of day campers and assist in leading Day Camp activities.   Assist in greeting parents and children enrolled in Day Camp Program.    Provide continuous supervision of day campers during program hours.  Assist Day Camp Supervisor in preparing facility as well as activities for Day Camp Program. 


Send your application for Day Camp Counselor (Temporary) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Day Camp Supervisor (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$8.71/ per hour
JOB SUMMARY:  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.


Send your application for Day Camp Supervisor (Temporary) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


Position:
Student Intern (Temporary)
Department:
Parks, Recreation, & Tourism
Closing:
Until Filled
Salary:
$8.71/ per hour
JOB SUMMARY:  Under frequent supervision, learns and performs routine administrative, professional and maintenance tasks associated with the management of recreation and parks facilities and programs.  Performs related work as required.  Reports to the Park Supervisor.


Send your application for Student Intern (Temporary) to:
Aiken County Government, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801
(E-mail: humanresources@aikencountysc.gov)


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