Charleston County Government

Charleston County Government has over 2500 employees working in more than 40 different departments across the County.  Employees embody excellent customer service, trust, and commitment to the community.   Our diverse team works hard to provide effective government services to the citizens.    Excellent benefits and rewarding work make Charleston County a premier employer of choice.    We look forward to you joining us.  

Located in the beautiful and historical Lowcountry of South Carolina.   Charleston County's rich blend of culture, economic activity, environmental beauty, and historic tapestry makes it one of the most distinguished counties in the nation.   A recognized leader, Charleston County is a proud community that strives to protect both its historic treasures and its environment, while still keeping an eye toward future development.   

 

 

 

73 job(s) at Charleston County Government

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Description This position is responsible for managing, overseeing and supervising the financial and administrative functions within Charleston County Fleet Operations Department. This position plans, organizes and directs operations involved in Fleet's financial and administrative functions and department personnel in completing their assignments. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $60,507 - $82,305 (Estimated Annual Salary) OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities This position includes management and administration of the Fleet Department annual ISF budget preparation, projections, analysis of automated financial reports from Fleet's FASTER equipment information system and EJ Ward fuel inventory cost systems. This position will also manage the Fleet Internal Service Fund (ISF) cost accounting and monthly chargeback payments, analysis of supporting agency projections of needs and specialized reporting, and other financial regulatory reports. Supervision is exercised over the work of all related clerical and professional support personnel. This position attends meetings, conferences, workshops, training sessions and reviews materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments. This position provides motivation, supervision, and direction to department subordinates and related support personnel while keeping immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions. The desired candidate will have the ability to interpret and analyze accounting reports and data as well as prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations. The desired candidate will be able to efficiently perform various personnel functions, plan, supervise, train, evaluate and lead the work of others while exercising tact, discretion and sound judgement with sensitive or confidential matters. This position requires a willingness to quickly learn and adopt skills and knowledge from rapidly changing information and/or technology. This position may be designated to report to work during hazardous weather or emergency conditions. Minimum Qualifications 7-10 years of experience in office management at supervisory or managerial levels; or any equivalent combination of County budgeting experience with Internal Service Fund (ISF) accounts which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Comprehensive knowledge of Internal Services Fund (ISF) finance and budgetary principles, charge-back procedures and practices. • Substantial knowledge related to personnel management and general administrative management. • Skilled in communicating effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using technical and nontechnical language to respond to inquiries from employees and the public. • Able to interpret accounting reports and records, and to analyze accounting data for control and reporting purpose. • Able to effectively organize and schedule priorities. • Able to efficiently perform various personnel functions, including interviewing and evaluating department personnel. • Able to plan, supervise, train, evaluate, and lead the work of others. • Able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations. • Able to exercise tact, discretion and sound judgment in addressing sensitive or confidential matters. • Able and willing to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology with accuracy, speed and under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines. Skilled in operating a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks. • Able to use integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC SC 29418, SC, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Description The principal function of an employee in this class is to apply professional standards to planning, administration, coordination, research and implementation of neighborhood, business development, urban revitalization and related within the County. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of an assigned supervisor, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. This class is distinguished from the class of Planner I by the performance of a wide variety of more complex planning duties with less oversight, including completing projects autonomously, and the possibility of additional supervisory duties. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, Municipal, State and Federal officials, representatives of neighborhood organizations, business and community organizations and the public. STARTING SALARY RANGE: $54,017 - $73,465 (Estimated Annual Salary) OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs professional planning duties, preparing component parts of plans, policies, and programs in support of the County's goals in alignment with private development within the County. Provides planning support for large-scale land development projects, including working with Council and the Planning Commission, applicants, and the public; coordinating with other departments, jurisdictions, and agencies; making recommendations; and developing and implementing County ordinances. Supervises, manages, and prepares reviews, updates, and amendments to County ordinances. Provides leadership and support for special projects across the County, all requiring significant coordination with other departments, jurisdictions, agencies, and non-profit groups. Provides technical assistance in reviewing and presenting various development applications at meetings of County Council and various Planning Commissions and Zoning Boards within the County. Administers County's subdivision regulations and subdivision regulations for various municipalities within the County. Updates and facilitates six-hour planning and zoning orientation training mandatory for new employees within the Department and new board members in the County and municipalities, as well as facilitating required continuing education programs for staff. Provides support to the Emergency Operations Center when requested. Attends scheduled day and evening meetings and takes an active part in meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions. Explains policies, procedures and regulations to the public, developers, business organizations, contractors, architects etc. Prepares reports for public review, internal use or review by outside organizations, including graphics, to describe projects and program goals or activities. Determines the appropriateness and validity of data for use in various projects and makes recommendations for additional data collection as needed. Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, present and potential problems, and makes suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas. Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions. Responds to questions and comments in a courteous, timely manner. Regularly communicates and coordinates with others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities. Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. May be designated to report to work during hazardous weather or emergency conditions. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Urban or Community Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, or related field, with a Professional or a master's degree preferred; and 3-5 years of directly related work experience in land use planning or a related field; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Within one year of employment, must complete the FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) courses required to work in the Emergency Operations Center. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities SUCCESS FACTORS: Thorough knowledge of the current principles and practices involved in the planning field. Thorough knowledge of land use theory, urban design, economics, government finance operations, land use law, demographics, environmental design, resource development and ecology. Thorough knowledge of data gathering and research techniques. Thorough knowledge of the theory and methods for formulating land use policies and related. Substantial knowledge of the methods used for citizen involvement in planning projects, research. Thorough knowledge of the federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations regarding land use, development, and zoning. Some knowledge of cartography. Some knowledge of the architectural, economic, and cultural history of the County. Skilled in communicating effectively with others, both orally, graphically and in writing, using technical and nontechnical language to respond to inquiries from employees and the public. Skilled in operating a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks. Skilled in reading and interpreting architectural and engineering designs and specifications. Skilled in making public presentations on complex planning issues and programs and representing the County in a professional capacity. Able to provide effective leadership, motivation, and supervision to subordinate and related support personnel. Able to effectively promote team and organization building, goal development, and project follow-through. Able to communicate with individuals from diverse educational and social-economic backgrounds. Able to diffuse potentially confrontational situations with the public. Able to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions. Able to analyze moderate to difficult data, interpret it, and exercise mature judgment in accordance with established department policies and procedures. Able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations. Able and willing to quickly learn and use new skills and knowledge due to rapidly changing information and/or technology. Able to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions. Able to work with integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks. Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Description The Collections division of Charleston County Environmental Management is seeking a self-motivated, team-oriented individual for this highly complex and responsible position operating heavy commercial trucks and equipment. The regular work schedule of this position is four 10-hour days a week: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. * Schedule is subject to change with prior notice. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $21.53 - $29.29 OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Safe and efficient operations of recycling and waste collections heavy equipment including, but not limited to, roll off trucks, grapple trucks, and rear loaders. Load and transport refuse, containers and compactors to designated recycling and/or disposal facilities. Daily completion of pre-trip and post-trip Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIRs) to ensure equipment is in proper working order and maintenance issues are addressed quickly. Routine servicing and light maintenance of assigned equipment Minimum Qualifications Position requires a high school diploma (or GED) Four (4) years experience in the operation of complex motor equipment and/or commercial trucks. Applicants must possess a valid SC Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B. Class A CDL is preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to lift 60 pounds Ability to read maps, route sheets and/or use GPS navigating devices. Excellent customer service skills Flexibility to work shifts and/or additional hours as needed. Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Description The EM Planner will support Charleston County Emergency Management Department's team and our stakeholders. They will be responsible for the emergency planning and Incident Action Plan (IAP) writing for special events for various agencies across the county and within the Charleston County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). This position coordinates with our EMAP Accreditation Manager to write and review internal county plans annually along with the Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Continuity of Government (COG) Plans. This position must be able to support both planning initiatives as well as emergency response as an EM Duty Officer. Our department is utilizing an intelligence and situational awareness approach to promote forward thinking decision making to empower our staff to be able to make the best decisions. The Emergency Management Specialist will provide strong support to the emergency services team by assisting in the enhancement of response capability, supporting the professional functions to ensure the effective execution of planning initiatives, exercises, training, data tracking and related deliverables in alignment with Emergency Management principles. SALARY RANGE: $47,444 - $64,521 (Estimated Annual Salary) OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities This position is for an Emergency Management Specialist - EM Planner. They will assist in emergent and non-emergent roles. Applicants can expect to be on call for one week at time as the EMD Duty Officer. This will consist of receiving messages from our warning points, sharing information to stakeholders, having the option of a take home vehicle for the duration of their rotation, and working out of our Unified Mobile Command Unit. This position will concentrate on planning, and EMAP accreditation. Must be able to respond/recall during activations to the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) or throughout the region to support our partnering agencies during times that the EOC is not activated. Providing emergency management program guidance and support to public safety agencies. Assist with ensuring that the Emergency Operations Center is always in a state of readiness and coordinating with team members to meet EMAP Accreditation standards. Possess the knowledge and skillset required to operate advanced emergency management operating software. Promotes and facilitates NIMS, ICS, CERT and other Emergency Management training held within the county. Promote the department and educate citizens on emergency preparedness information at speaking engagements/events. Coordinate with EMAP officials and other stakeholders within the state, region, and county to ensure the EMAP standards are being met within the county. Coordinate recovery activities within the county by participating in the Tri-County VOAD and its Long-Term Recovery Committee. Minimum Qualifications * We are looking for an individual that has at least five years in emergency management or a related field developing Incident Action Plans and general plans review and writing. * A Bachelor's Degree in a related field of emergency management such as disaster and emergency management, homeland security, crisis management, etc. * Must have experience working well with other public safety agencies and municipal partners. * International Association of Emergency Management or South Carolina Emergency Management Association Certified Emergency Manager is preferred. * We are looking for someone that has completed the EMAP Training Course or is willing to complete it within one year of employment. * This position must take the necessary courses and be familiar with our plans to become a Duty Officer within 3 months of employment. * The position must possess or obtain a South Carolina E-class license to drive and operation our Unified Mobile Command Unit within three months of employment. * The individual must be comfortable working outside in adverse conditions, sometimes late at night. They must be comfortable driving a vehicle in said conditions. * Ability to develop and execute presentations and general use of Microsoft Office Suite. * Ability to be candid, transparent, and trustworthy. * Ability to learn Everbridge, OCV App Developer, Alastar, Palmetto, etc. software packages. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Applicant must have a working knowledge of laws, regulations, practices, and policies relative to emergency management. Must have ability to work independently, establish priorities, plan for, and meet deadlines, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and have the ability to make decisions in times of emergencies. The position will assist in federal and state grant administration. Possess the knowledge and skillset required to operate emergency management computer software systems used by the Emergency Management Department.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Description The Facilities Management Department is looking for a multi-tasker with excellent administrative skills and an upbeat attitude. Candidates should be able to assist staff and visitors by handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, email and generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace. This position is the primary receptionist for the Facilities Operations Department. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $15.32 - $20.84 OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include but not limited to: Screening phone calls and routing callers to the appropriate party; Using the computer to enter work orders into the department's computerized maintenance management system for building repairs; filing, ordering supplies; Schedule meetings/interviews; Type and distribute correspondence for key staff members ensuring correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation on finished paperwork; Open and distribute department's interoffice and U.S. Mail. Minimum Qualifications Position requires a high school diploma (or GED), supplemented with two (2) or more years' experience as a Customer Service Representative and administrative duties; or a combination of equivalent education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office. Provide corrected typing test of 35 WPM at time of interview. Must have ability to maintain a good working relationship with co-workers and deal with public in a professional manner.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Description Depending on the applicant and the level of experience, this position can be any of the above relative to responsibility for inspections and/or plan review of new and renovated structures and the enforcement of local, state, and federal regulations for commercial and residential construction. Particular emphasis will be placed on residential and commercial construction experience and multiple disciplines. The selected candidate may make plan review decisions and/ or construction-site inspections to ensure compliance. The ability to deal effectively with individuals involved in the construction field is a must. If the best candidate only meets the minimum qualifications, that person would most likely be placed in the Codes Inspector level. Different levels of certifications and or experience may warrant a higher grade. Preference may be given to those with more than one certification or a combination of experience and education, experience as a plan reviewer or code inspector, PE (Professional Engineer), or AIA (Architect). CODES INSPECTOR GRADE: PFLD/09 HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $21.76 - $29.61 SENIOR CODES INSPECTOR GRADE: PFLD/10 HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $23.06 - $31.37 CHIEF CODES INSPECTOR GRADE: PROF/02 HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $25.97 - $35.32 SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education - Position requires a high school diploma, (or GED) Minimum Qualification - Five (5) or more years' experience as a licensed contractor or possess one or more current SC Building Code Council (SCBCC) certifications under SC Building Codes Council as a plans reviewer, codes inspector, or equivalent education and experience. Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a South Carolina driver's license upon acceptance of the position. This position will be filled at a level dependent upon qualifications of the successful applicant . Knowledge, Skills and Abilities You must possess or obtain SCBCC certifications in residential and commercial plan review or inspections and pass the NIMS (National Incident Management System) 100 & 700 tests within the six-month probationary period and then obtain certification as a multi-discipline plan reviewer or inspector also within one year of employment. Must have the ability to effectively utilize personal computers and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other job-related software. Must communicate effectively in oral and written form. Ability to manage and prioritize routine, specialized and complex assignments and problems utilizing knowledge acquired through education, training and experience. Must be able to adapt to a changing and continually improving environment. Preferred Qualification: Five (5) years of experience as a supervisor in a building/construction trades field; and six (6) or more years' experience as a licensed contractor, plans reviewer, codes inspector, or equivalent education and experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work; and The following: National Incident Management System (NIMS) certification 100, 200, 300, 700 & 800. Registered or have the ability to register with the South Carolina Building Codes Council, have one or the equivalent of the current SC Building Code Council (SCBCC) certifications under SC Building Codes Council; All 4 International Codes Council (ICC) Residential Inspector Certifications (Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing); All 4 International Codes Council (ICC) Commercial Inspector Certifications (Building, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing); 1 Plan Examiner Certification in assigned discipline - i.e., Building, Electrical, Mechanical, or Plumbing; Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner; Building Codes and Standards Module; ICC Legal Module; ICC Management Module; Coastal and Floodplain Construction Inspector Certification; Commercial Energy Inspector; Commercial Fire Sprinkler Inspector; Commercial Fire Alarm Inspector; ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to communicate effectively; Vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to inspect buildings and related facilities; Manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to operate a personal computer and related equipment; Personal mobility, strength, balance and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to perform duties on a variety of inspection sites under physically demanding and hazardous conditions in all types of weather, including work in rough terrain, construction sites, ladders, scaffolds, crawlspaces, heavy equipment and live exposed electrical equipment throughout the County. 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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
Description This position provides individual and group counseling and case management services during daytime/evening/weekend hours to patients in a substance abuse treatment milieu. The chosen candidate will be placed in one of the following treatment settings: admissions/assessments, outpatient, residential, withdrawal management, Opioid Treatment Clinic, or a detention center based program. If contacted to schedule an interview, you will be notified as to which area the position is located. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $21.53 - $22.85 Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings. OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to: * Clinically assessing clients; * Developing individualized treatment plans; * Documenting clinical services; * Providing individual and group services; * Making referrals and coordinating care with internal and/or external programs; * Providing community education presentations; * Utilizing an electronic medical records system to maintain clinical records within applicable regulations and standards; * Maintaining contact with client referral sources; * Meeting clinical productivity requirements; * Delivering services within agency, state, UCR and DHEC guidelines. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education/Qualifications: * Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in counseling or case management; or a Bachelor's Degree in the same fields supplemented with at least 5 years of experience in counseling or case management; * The selected candidate must obtain the SCAADAC Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) credential within 3 years of hire; * Knowledge of several practiced therapies and counseling techniques, particularly those that are evidenced based; * Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and computer skills; * A valid SC driver's license. * Master's Degree and current Certified Addictions Counselor credential preferred. Spanish Speaking candidates highly desired.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description This position performs nursing services in our inpatient unit (Withdrawal Management, Transitional Care Unit & New Life Unit). This position will work a combination of days and evenings, every other weekend, and rotated holiday Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from services, program and agency earnings. STARTING HOURLY: $21.02-$25.50 OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include: Working with other healthcare professionals to coordinate care, screening calls for admission Completing admissions and discharges Monitoring signs and symptoms of withdrawal and vital signs Administering medications Following physician orders and documentation in medical records Attending daily medical rounds Scheduling follow-up appointments Cleaning/inspecting all medical equipment for proper functioning. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education/Qualifications: Licensing as an LPN from the State of South Carolina, supplemented by three (3) years of practical work experience in an inpatient or outpatient human services delivery system, hospital medical unit. Familiarity with substance abuse patients is preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must be annually re-certified in CPR Have appropriate attitude and demeanor for maintaining smooth working relations with patients, staff, outside agencies and the general public. A valid SC driver's license or the ability to obtain one upon acceptance of the position Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description This position performs nursing care in an inpatient/outpatient alcohol and drug setting. Primarily this position will require the LPN to work evening shift Monday through Friday from 11:30pm - 8:00am; and rotating holidays. Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from services, program and agency earnings. Starting Hourly: $21.02-$25.50 OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include: Working with othe r healthcare professionals to coordinate care, screening calls for admission Completing admissions and discharges Monitoring signs and symptoms of withdrawal and vital signs Administering medications Following physician orders and documentation in medical records Attending daily medical rounds Scheduling follow-up appointments Cleaning/inspecting all medical equipment for proper functioning. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education/Qualifications: Licensing as an LPN from the State of South Carolina, supplemented by three (3) years of practical work experience in an inpatient or outpatient human services delivery system, hospital medical unit. Familiarity with substance abuse patients is preferred. Must be annually re-certified in CPR Have appropriate attitude and demeanor for maintaining smooth working relations with patients, staff, outside agencies and the general public. A valid SC driver's license or the ability to obtain one upon acceptance of the position Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description This full time position is with health benefits and performs nursing services in our Opioid Treatment Program within an outpatient setting. The nurse will administer medication to patients who have an opioid use disorder. This nurse will work with an interdisciplinary team of counselors, nurse practitioners, medical doctor, and internal psychiatric services, to manage patient's individualized treatment plan. This position will work a combination of weekdays (5:45am - 1:15PM), and every other Saturday (7:00AM - 10:00AM). Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from services, program and agency earnings. STARTING HOURLY: $21.02-$25.50 OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include: Working with internal and external healthcare professionals to coordinate care Participate in the medical admission process of new patients Monitoring signs and symptoms of withdrawal, tuberculin skin testing, IM injections, vital signs, administering breathalyzer assessment, HIV, HCV, and STI, testing Venipuncture Administering Methadone, Suboxone, Vivitrol, and Sublocade medications Following physician orders and documentation in an electronic medical record system Following strict DEA, DHEC, Board of Pharmacy, CARF regulations and documentation Attending and participating in weekly treatment team meetings Participating in emergency/disaster preparation (hurricane, flooding, etc.) Cleaning/inspecting all medical equipment for proper functioning Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education/Qualifications: Licensing as an LPN from the State of South Carolina, supplemented by three (3) years of practical work experience in an inpatient or outpatient human services delivery system, or hospital Familiarity with substance abuse patients is preferred Must be annually re-certified in CPR Have appropriate attitude and demeanor for maintaining smooth working relations with patients, staff, outside agencies, and the general public. A valid SC driver's license or the ability to obtain one upon acceptance of the position Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description This PRN Licensed Practical Nurse position provides general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of sound Nursing Practice to patients in an alcohol, drug rehabilitation center. PRN, seeking every other weekend 7PM - 7AM, or 2-3 evening shifts during the week HIRING HOURLY: $21.02-$25.50 Please note - no benefits are associated with PRN positions and continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from services, program and agency earnings. OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Responsible for total nursing care of patients Responsible for patient admissions and discharges (along with patient education) Visit each patient throughout the shift and instruct ancillary staff in the needs of patients Interact with staff, patients, families, and physicians, nurse practitioners to provide optimum care for each patient Note any changes in patient's mental status, physical status, monitor signs and symptoms of withdrawal status during a shift and communicate same to appropriate staff Document all pertinent information in resident's electronic medical record daily and follow up with other staff to insure accuracy of care Respect rights and privacy of each patient while fulfilling responsibilities for their care Administer medications according to established procedures and in a timely manner Encourage patient participation in unit meetings and groups Encourage staff interaction with patients during waking hours Keep Nursing Supervisor informed regarding performance of personnel assigned to the unit Assume a leadership role and demonstrate this role to unit personnel by example Provide direction and supervision for ancillary staff, if necessary Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely, and professional manner Assume all duties as assigned by supervisor Minimum Qualifications We are seeking an individual who can work Minimum Education/Qualifications: Must be licensed by the state of South Carolina and in good standing with a current active license E xcellent customer service skills A valid SC driver's license BCLS certification in all areas One-year work OR clinical experience in medical/surgical or substance abuse as a Licensed Practical Nurse and experience in electronic medical record charting is preferred, but not mandatory Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description This position provides peer support services to patients in a substance use disorder treatment facility in various treatment settings including admissions/helpline, opioid treatment clinic, outpatient, residential, and withdrawal management services. STARTING HOURLY: $15.00 OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities * Ability to assess strengths, challenges, resources, and goals (i.e., recovery capital) across multiple life domains * Develop recovery plans to support clients as they transition to the community * Use recovery oriented practices such motivational interviewing * Good working knowledge of medications for treatment of opioid use disorders and their benefits * Compliance with all Charleston Center/ Charleston County Policies and Procedures * Provide after hours and emergency coverage as needed. * Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications * High School Diploma with two years in recovery from Substance Use Disorders and a willingness to self-identify as a person in recovery. * Certification as a Peer Support Specialist within two years of hire date. If not currently certified become "in-process" within 30 days of hire. * A valid SC driver's license and 10-year driving record Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication, and computer skills * Spanish speaking candidates highly desiredClosing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description JOB PURPOSE: The principal function and responsibility of an employee in this class is to assist the Coroner in caring out the statutory functions of the Charleston County Coroner's to investigate, sudden, unattended, unexpected, or violent deaths within Charleston County. Considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective relationships internally and externally with the law-enforcement community, court officials, appropriate medical personnel, other County employees and the public. The principal duties of this class are performed in the autopsy room with some exposure in the field. This employee may be exposed to health and environmental hazards. HIRING SALARY: $275,000 (Estimated Annual Salary) OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Order of Essential Functions does not indicate importance of functions.) * Examines human bodies in order to determine the cause and manner of death using various sources of information a well as the performance of an autopsy. * Determines the cause of all violent, sudden, accidental, traumatic, or unusual deaths; unattended deaths; death in which a criminal act is suspected, and other deaths as provided in South Carolina statutes. * Reviews cases and provides input based on medical judgement to determine if an autopsy needs to be conducted. * Observed, records, and preserves any objects or personal property related to deaths, including objects such as medication and suicide notes, DNA, evidence, fingerprints, trace evidence fibers etc. * Examines scenes of death/crime at the request of the Coroner * Provides assistance to law enforcement agencies, organ procurement agencies and communicates directly to investigative team of the Coroner's Office in cooperation with the Coroner. * Provides expert testimony in criminal proceedings related to deaths which were investigated by the Coroner's Office. * Keeps abreast of current research, principles, practices, standards, and new developments in assigned work area and assists with the formulation of policy for the same * Assists Locum Tenens with investigations/testimony/case completion if necessary. * Performs other duties or assumes other responsibilities as apparent or assigned. SUCCESS FACTORS: * Take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a systematic approach to decision making; identify the important dimensions of a problem, determine potential causes, obtain relevant information, and specify alternate solutions that result in effectiveness. * Create positive energy in both individuals and groups to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives. * Embrace change and actively support all efforts to improve processes, increase cooperation, communication, and collaboration between and among co-workers, departments, County officials, officials from other jurisdictions, the business community, and the public. * Respond positively to a work environment that will change day-to-day, requiring quick departure from and re-organization of one's schedule. * Demonstrate sound time-management skills by effectively or efficiently delegating, organizing, prioritizing, and completing multiple assignments on or before the designated deadline. * Safeguard confidential information and use it or disclose it only as expressly authorized or specifically required in the course of performing specific job duties. * Contribute to overall County effectiveness by providing critical staff support to task forces and by participating, as necessary, in assisting all other teams. * Utilize high level of conflict resolution skills with staff, community members, elected officials and all stakeholders. * Represent the Department professionally and effectively to the community and Department members. * Attentive to the County's standards for customer service, accuracy, quality, efficiency and all County policies and procedures ensuring that all work performed, and all staff members meet those standards while exhibiting consistent treatment of all staff Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: * Must be a licensed as a physician to practice medicine in the State of South Carolina. * Must be a pathologist certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology or board eligible in forensic pathology within (6 months of hire). * Forensic pathologists in fellowship training may be considered eligible in lieu of above. * Knowledge of anatomy, pathology, anthropology and other related disciplines for identification and investigative purposes * Knowledgeable of firearms and other instruments of death * Knowledgeable of rules of evidence and court procedures. * Knowledgeable of vehicular crash analysis * Adhere to NAME autopsy performance standards and requirements * Knowledgeable of federal, state, and local laws related to the operation of the county coroner's function * Skilled in performing autopsies, external examinations, and medical records reviews of decedents. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively with medical and law-enforcement personnel, funeral directors, and the general public. * Vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee operate photographic equipment to investigate, identify, preserve, and maintain evidence. * Manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate computers and other general office equipment. * Personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a vehicle, lift heavy objects, and to easily move about in a way that will not disturb evidence. * Able to stand for extended amounts of time in different conditions. WORKING CONDITIONS: * Employee may be exposed to health and environmental hazards. * Standard work hours must be flexible, will include days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays. May be greater than 40 hours per week, and may be called to report to duty at any time. * Work is performed inside and outside. Exposure to cold, heat and elements of weather and nature may be encountered. * May be exposed to significant workplace pressure and irregular hours. * The incumbent is subject to call out in emergency situationsClosing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description We are looking for dedicated substance use disorder counselors to provide individual and group counseling and case management services to patients in a substance abuse treatment milieu. There are four positions available. In Admissions, completing assessments. In MAT, working with individuals mainly with opioid use disorders and on medication In Residential, working with adults and pregnant and parenting women HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $19.22 - $20.40 Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings. OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include, but are not limited to: * Clinically assessing clients; * Developing individualized treatment plans; * Documenting clinical services; * Providing individual and group services; * Making referrals and coordinating care with internal and/or external programs; * Providing community education presentations; * Utilizing an electronic medical records system to maintain clinical records within applicable regulations and standards; * Maintaining contact with client referral sources; * Meeting clinical productivity requirements; * Delivering services within agency, state, UCR and DHEC guidelines. Minimum Qualifications * Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field, with a minimum of 1 years of experience in counseling or case management; or a Bachelor's Degree in the same fields supplemented with at least 3 years of experience in counseling or case management; * The selected candidate must obtain the SCAADAC Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) credential within 3 years of hire; * Knowledge of several practiced therapies and counseling techniques, particularly those that are evidenced based; * Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and computer skills; * A valid SC driver's license. Master's Degree and current Certified Addictions Counselor credential preferred. Spanish Speaking candidates highly desired.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description This position provides individual and group counseling and case management services on a part-time basis during daytime/evening/weekend hours to patients in a substance abuse treatment milieu. The chosen candidate will work for the agency's ADSAP Program. Duties include but are not limited to: HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $21.53 - $22.85 Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings. OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to: * Clinically assessing clients; * Developing individualized treatment plans; * Documenting clinical services; * Providing individual and group services; * Making referrals and coordinating care with internal and/or external programs; * Providing community education presentations; * Utilizing an electronic medical records system to maintain clinical records within applicable regulations and standards; * Maintaining contact with client referral sources; * Meeting clinical productivity requirements; * Delivering services within agency, state, UCR and DHEC guidelines. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education/Qualifications: * Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in counseling or case management; or a Bachelor's Degree in the same fields supplemented with at least 5 years of experience in counseling or case management; * The selected candidate must obtain the SCAADAC Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) credential within 3 years of hire; * Knowledge of several practiced therapies and counseling techniques, particularly those that are evidenced based; * Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and computer skills; * A valid SC driver's license. * Master's Degree and current Certified Addictions Counselor credential preferred. Spanish Speaking candidates highly desired.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
Description All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card. Charleston Center is accepting applications for Certified Nursing Assistants with a desire to integrate into a developed team of professional nurses, counselors, and medical staff. This position performs various direct patient care activities within a medical Detoxification Unit while under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Assists nursing service with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $15.41 - $16.35 Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings. OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to the following: * Assist medical personnel with basic nursing care to patients * Assist with measuring weight, height, vital signs, specimen collection * Assist with personal hygiene needs of patients * Exchange resident information with nurse in charge on an ongoing basis * Ensure patients attend their daily clinical schedule and keep appointments with counseling service * Observe and report patient's behavior and listen to their concerns * Electronic documentation (computer skills a must) * Assist nursing staff by reporting signs and symptoms of withdrawal (will be trained) * Participate in medical events along with nursing and medical staff * Work with housekeeping to ensure discharge beds are identified cleaned * Ensures patients attend all meals, and provide for between - meal nourishment * Assist patients with laundry * Inventory, store and prepare medical and other supplies * Excellent customer service and de-escalation skills are a priority * Must be skilled at not internalizing inappropriate responses by some patients * Adhere to established facility and departmental safety policies and procedures * Maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times * Perform all responsibilities with adherence to Resident's Rights and HIPAA * Must be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 and submit proof to Charleston County Human Resources * Masking is mandatory while on duty and in the building at all times Minimum Qualifications Required Education and Experience: * Must be a Certified Nurse's Aide listed on the South Carolina Nurse Aide registry with an active certification and be in good standing. * High school graduate or equivalentClosing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Full Time
Description Charleston County is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team to assist in managing one of the largest transportation infrastructure programs in the Southeast! This is a highly challenging, yet rewarding position, and the perspective team member needs to have determination matched with a positive attitude. The principal function of this position is to serve as the Public Works Department's Community Relations Specialist in order to relay information about the Department. HIRING RANGE: $54,017 - $57,324 ( Estimated Annual Salary ) OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities DUTIES INCLUDE ( but are not limited to ): Prepares project updates, reports, presentations, and/ or summaries for citizens, County Council, the Deputy County Administrator, internal staff meetings, and other stakeholders (US Senators and Congress, Municipalities, SCDOT, and other various stakeholders) regarding the Public Works Department. Creates and maintains project spreadsheets with accurate project information such as municipal jurisdiction, council district, etc. and be able to develop meaningful reports/statistics from that information. Attends and professionally coordinates aspects of public meetings, including meeting announcements, and organizing citizen comments. Identifies opportunities to help others in the Department streamline processes to minimize questions/inquiries from citizens in order to improve efficiencies. Manages Charleston County Public Works website to ensure the Department's webpage contains accurate project information that is easily understood and valuable to citizens. Manages, reviews, and oversees specific project websites to ensure pertinent information can easily be found and is understood by citizens. Drafts and assists projects managers with project news releases and other public documents to ensure that all information is comprehensive to their subject audience. Compose clear and coherent technical documents including, but not limited to, project grant applications, strategic plans, Standard Operation Procedures, and other miscellaneous publications. Assist project managers with organizing project files to ensure that project information is easily accessible to all within the department. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education/Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Communications, or related field required supplemented with 1-3 years of applicable work experience and training; OR any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Strong writing skills are required.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Full Time
Description This position performs specialized administrative work associated with collecting delinquent taxes, levying on and seizing real and personal property, for subsequent tax sales and assisting the Delinquent Tax Collector in the auctioning of seized property HIRING SALARY RANGE: $44,782 - $50,440 (Estimated Salary Range) OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities The principal duty of this position is to perform collection and enforcement of delinquent accounts in accordance with SC Code of Laws, Title 12. The secondary function of this position is to assist in the operations of all divisions of the Revenue Collections Department. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of the Delinquent Tax Collector. Duties include (but are not limited to) reviewing delinquent records, conducting field inspections, investigating reported account closures, skip tracing, responding to telephone inquiries, researching and preparing reports, and verifying accuracy of delinquent accounts and correspondence. The nature of the work performed requires the position to maintain effective working relationships with County personnel, elected and appointed officials, state agencies, outside businesses, attorneys and the general public. The duties of this class are performed in a general office environment with extensive field work required. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education: Associate Degree from an accredited institution in Business, Accounting or related field; and one or more years of experience in a tax office or customer service is preferred; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Minimum Qualification - Advanced PC skills are a requirement with an emphasis on Microsoft Office and MS 365. The successful candidate must possess an extensive knowledge of the geographical layout of Charleston County. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge in the following areas: * State laws pertaining to tax collection, lien priorities, bankruptcy provisions and computerized tax systems is highly desirable. * Ability to handle potentially volatile tax delinquency situations with tact and discretion is a must. * A valid SC driver's license, or the ability to obtain one upon acceptance of the position is requiredClosing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Full Time
Description The Air Support Unit currently operates a Bell 407 helicopter, equipped for NVG and FLIR operations. The candidates should possess the following specific aviation related certificates and flight minimum requirements: Certified law enforcement officer (preferred ) HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $26.43 - $32.55 HIRING SALARY RANGE: $$54,974 - $67,704 (Estimated Annual Salary) OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities The Air Support Unit currently operates a Bell 407 helicopter, equipped for NVG and FLIR operations. The candidates should possess the following specific aviation related certificates and flight minimum requirements: Commercial Pilot License with Rotorcraft Instrument Rating Second Class Medical certificate, no restrictions Current Biennial Flight Review (BFR) 1000 hours turbine rotary wing Pilot in Command (PIC) time 100 hours Night Vision Goggle (NVG) time The above listed items are necessary for employment consideration, not preferences. Certified law enforcement officer (preferred ) Applicants meeting the minimum criteria must submit to, and successfully complete, all phases of the hiring process to be considered for employment. The process includes, but is not limited to the following: the Nelson Denny Vocabulary and Reading Examination, a physical abilities test, a two-phase background investigation, a credit check; a polygraph examination, a psychological examination/evaluation, a pre-employment physical, and an oral board consisting of a review of the current FAR Parts: 61, 91, and AIM. Additionally, applicants may be required to demonstrate their aviation abilities during an in-aircraft flight review to be conducted by a member of the Charleston County Sheriff's Office Air Support Unit. Applicants must be available to work on rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and on-call as required. Any pilot applicants, without law enforcement certification, will be required to successfully complete the Basic Law Enforcement certification training course conducted at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC. Out of state certification must comply with South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy's guidelines. Following certification, applicants will be required to complete an in-house training syllabus. Upon completion, candidates will be assigned to the Air Support Unit. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education - Associates Degree or higher Minimum Qualification - US citizen 21 years of age or older, possess a current valid state issued driver's license; have no criminal convictions, and at least 3 years of experience; upon offer of employment, applicant must obtain a valid SC driver's license.Closing Date/Time:
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC North Charleston, SC, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Full Time
Description This position prepares and implements accounts processing procedures. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $15.32 - $20.84 OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY Duties and Responsibilities Duties include: posting and balancing general and subsidiary accounts; auditing, computing, and recording financial transactions; processing all invoices and purchase orders as instructed, researching and solving complex accounts payable problems, such as overpayments, underpayments, duplicate payments and out of balance purchase orders; gathering, assembling, updating, recording, calculating, distributing and/or filing a variety of information, forms, records and data as requested; keeping current with rules and regulations relevant to accounts payable processing; ability to answer phones and direct customers when covering front desk. Minimum Qualifications Position requires a high school diploma (or GED) preferably supplemented by experience in accounting and bookkeeping procedures. Position requires the ability to interpret accounting reports and records to analyze accounting data for control and reporting purposes. Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills are essential as well as the ability to handle confidential information with discretion. A valid SC Driver's license or the ability to obtain one upon acceptance of the position is requiredClosing Date/Time: