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: Scale Operator (Solid Waste Division | Landfill)
Department: Public Works Department
Closing Date: 09.02.2015
Salary: $24,136.99 - $33,791379
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, operates a computerized truck scale system to weigh incoming landfill and recycling center deliveries; prepares and maintains related records and reports. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Engineering Technician/Recycling Coordinator. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS 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.


Position: Pre-Treatment Field Technician
Department: Public Service Authority Department
Closing Date: 09.02.2015
Salary: Grade 12 (Will progress to Grade 15 via. Certification) $31,039.00 – $43,454.10
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under occasional supervision, performs sampling and inspection duties as mandated by state and federal regulatory agencies for the County’s pre-treatment program, and prepares related records and reports. Performs related technical and clerical work as required. Reports to the Pretreatment Coordinator. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a vocational/technical school diploma in laboratory science or related field supplemented by three to six months of experience in environmental laboratory 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
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: Appraiser IV
Department: Tax Assessor
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $39,667.77 - $55,535.12
Job Description:  SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB: Under limited supervision, appraises commercial, industrial, farm and residential properties in Aiken County, ensuring that all property is equitable assessed. Performs related administrative and technical work as required. Reports to the Tax Assessor. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field supplemented by four to five years of experience in property appraisal, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess state certification as a licensed real estate appraiser. Must possess a valid state driver's license.


Position: Environmental Systems Operator/Trainee (ESO)
Department: Public Service Authority
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $29,314.73 - $50,701.47 DOQ
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.




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