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: Admin/Dispatcher Code Enforcement
Department: Code Enforcement
Closing Date: 09/02/2016
Salary: $32,764.50 - $45,870.31
Job Description:  This position consists of the responsibilities of dispatching and maintaining communication with each officer in the field. You are also responsible for receiving and dispatching calls for all code enforcement related complaints. Individual will assist in administrative duties for the Director when needed. REQUIRED ECDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: Minimum level of job-related education: High School Diploma, Criminal Justice experiences/legal work a plus. Minimum amount of job-related experience: 2-3 years in telecommunications Minimum level of any required qualifications, licenses, certificates, registrations, or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience: NCIC Security Awareness Certification; ability to remain calm under a variety of circumstances; multitasking.


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


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


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


Position: Chief Tax Appraiser
Department: Tax Assessor
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $48,295.26 - $67,613.65
Job Description:  This position manages the team of appraisers within the Office of the Assessor. As such, this position may be required to assist the appraisal team by traveling throughout Aiken County to evaluate the worth of real property for tax assessment purposes in accordance with DC Code of Laws and Aiken County ordinances. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE: Education: 4 year college degree; CG required. Experience: 5 years to become competent plus management experience. Required Qualifications: Licenses, Certificates, Registrations or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience. Competent and compliant with USPAP, certified residential appraiser/mass or certified general appraiser/mass.


Position: Operator Foreman
Department: Public Works
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $36,215.50 - $50,701.47
Job Description:  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.


Position:  Trades Worker (2 positions available)
Department: Public Works – Building & Grounds
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $31,039.00 – $43,454.10
Job Description:  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.


Position: Branch Manager (Part Time/20 hours) Jackson Branch
Department: ABBE Regional Library
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $13.26 per hour
Job Description:  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 to 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: ESO Trainee (2 positions available)
Department: Public Service Authority
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $29,314.73 - $50,701.47 DOQ
Job Description:  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: Engineering Technician I
Department: Engineering
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $36,215.50 - $50,701.47
Job Description:  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.


Position: Librarian III
Department: Aiken County Public Library
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $44,843.02 – $62,779.98
Job Description:  Under limited supervision, plans, coordinates and supervises all aspects of the operation and management of the Aiken County Public Library, including personnel, public relations, and professional library operations and services. Performs related professional, administrative and supervisory work as required. Reports to the Library Director. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Master’s degree in library science or related field from an ALA-accredited college or university, supplemented by three to four years of professional experience in public libraries, some of which has been in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess or be eligible for Professional Librarian certification issued by the SC State Library. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.




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