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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For the Aiken County Council Chairman Republican Primary: Summary  : By Precinct

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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: Code Enforcement Officer (Zoning Enforcement) INTERNAL POSTING ONLY
    Department: Code Enforcement
    Closing Date:  09/27/2017
    This position is responsible for enforcing County Ordinances and State laws in all matters of Code Enforcement. This includes animal control, property nuisance, litter, merchant taxes, zoning discrepancies, and mobile home registration. REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: Education: Class 3 certification from Criminal Justice Academy, legal work a plus. Job related experience: 2-3 years in law enforcement or as a constable. Minimum level of any required qualifications, licenses, certificates, registrations, or any relevant knowledge, job skill or equivalent experience, firearms handling, ability to remain calm under a variety of circumstances.  Must possess a valid state driver's license.

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