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:

Dispatcher II

Department:

Aiken County Sheriff's Office

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

Deputy Sheriff I

Department:

Aiken County Sheriff's Office

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

Detention Officer

Department:

Aiken County Sheriff's Office

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

EMT – Basic

Department:

Emergency Services

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

EMT – Advanced

Department:

Emergency Services

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

EMT – Paramedic

Department:

Emergency Services

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

Engineering Technician I

Department:

Engineering

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

Librarian III

Department:

Aiken County Public Library

Closing Date:

Until Filled

Salary:

$44,843.02 – $62,779.98


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.


Position:

Assistant County Administrator

Department:

Administration

Closing Date:

Until Filled

Salary:

DOQ


This position assists the County Administrator in the general and financial management of the business of the County. This includes oversite of various departments, budget preparation and management. This position also assists the Administrator in the development and presentation of strategic initiatives for the consideration of County council. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: Minimum Level of Job-Related Education: Master’s Degree in business, public administration or related field. Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience: at least 2 years at a department head level within the public sector; at least 10 years of significant executive experience. Minimum Level of any Required Qualifications, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, or any Relevant Knowledge, Job Skill or Equivalent Experience: Strong leadership and communication skills; ability to think and act strategically; significant experience in organizational science.

NOTE: SUBMIT APPLICATIONS DIRECTLY TO:
J. Clay Killian
Aiken County Administrator
1930 University Parkway
Aiken, South Carolina 29801
humanresources@aikencountysc.gov



Position:

Maintenance Mechanic III (Building & Grounds Division)

Department:

Public Works

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

Pump & Plant Mechanic II

Department:

Public Service Authority

Closing Date:

Until Filled

Salary:

$32,764.50 - $45,870.31


Under occasional supervision, maintains, repairs and upgrades wastewater treatment plant equipment and related facilities and equipment. Performs related 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 experience in mechanical/electrical maintenance and repair work, preferably in a public utilities environment, 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. TO ADVANCE TO PUMP AND PLANT MECHANIC II – Must obtain and maintain certification for backflow prevention and Class C Underground Storage Tank Operator within six months of hire date.


Position:

Building Official

Department:

Planning & Development

Closing Date:

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.


Position:

Mechanic II

Department:

Public Works

Closing Date:

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.

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