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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Clear the Shelter!

Saturday Aug. 19, 2017 - For one day only, adoption fees are $0 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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Total Solar Eclipse Information

At 2:41 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017, viewers who have gathered in areas like Columbia, S.C., will experience the longest period of 100% total eclipse for a metro area on the entire East Coast of the United States — ranging from 2 minutes and 30 seconds to 2 minutes and 36 seconds of total darkness.

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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: Trades Worker
    Department: Savannah River Research Campus
    Closing Date:  08/18/2017
    Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems and equipment. Performs general basic construction work, custodial duties, and lawn care and grounds upkeeps. Assistant to the Maintenance Supervisor/Specialist. Reports to the Site Maintenance 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.

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