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.   

38 job(s) at Charleston County Government

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 23, 2020
Full Time
Description This is a working foreman position which supervises, manages, and plans all job site components for road and drainage construction projects. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $22.57 - $30.70(Salary dependent upon applicant's qualifications) APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Duties include: following design drawings, construct road and stormwater infrastructure; work with project managers and construction superintendent on all aspects of a project; prepare work and project schedules; assign tasks to laborers, trade technicians and equipment operators in the construction and repair of road and stormwater infrastructure; supervise the activities and performance of laborers, trade technicians and equipment operators; maintain and order project materials and supplies; estimating the cost of proposed repair projects; complete thorough and accurate reports on daily work activities. Minimum Qualifications Position requires a high school diploma (or GED) supplemented by three (5) years of progressively responsible experience in road and drainage construction/repair with one year at a supervisory level. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of the techniques and practices used in the construction and repair of roads and open and closed stormwater drainage systems is required. Knowledge of traffic hazards and traffic safety principles, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of construction equipment. Must have the ability to adapt and apply repair knowledge to a variety of situations and problems requiring innovative methods and solutions while making accurate cost estimates of repair jobs and in ordering appropriate materials.Must have the following certifications/licenses or have the ability to obtain them is required: Confined Space Competent Person Certification, Trenching/Excavation Competent Person Certification, Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control Inspector (CEPSCI) Certification, and a Contractor's License with Grading, Asphalt, and Highway Incidental Classification. Computer knowledge and experience required. A valid South Carolina driver's license or the ability to obtain one upon acceptance of the position is required. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 22, 2020
Full Time
Description This position provides a high degree of professional administrative support to various functions within the Zoning and Planning Department but primarily to the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA). HIRING SALARY RANGE: $34,694 - $37,190 (Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2020. Duties and Responsibilities This position schedules pre-application meetings; processes special exception and variance applications; creates and maintains zoning files; assists in preparing agendas and official minutes of meetings: prepares public hearing notifications, maintains record of actions by staff and the Board of Zoning Appeals,; ensures that transcriptions are prepared of meetings that may be submitted as evidence in court cases. The Planning Technician I may perform duties of the other Planning Technicians in the department, Administrative Assistants, or the Planning Supervisor in their absence. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education - High school diploma (or GED), Associates Degree preferred. Minimum Qualification - . Must have relevant experience and possess direct administrative knowledge including: expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook software. Position requires a high school diploma (or GED), with an Associate's Degree preferred;; 3 years of experience in a highly administrative field; Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work; Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license indicating a clean DMV record; and must complete the FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) courses required to work in the Emergency Operations Center within one year of employment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This position requires the ability to quickly learn the core area of knowledge for the BZA and must be able and willing to quickly learn and use new skills and knowledge due to rapidly changing information and/or technology. Must be well organized; customer service oriented, have the ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse educational and social-economic backgrounds; work as a productive member of a larger team; possess extremely good technical and nontechnical communication skills, demonstrate very good technical writing and word processing skills, and possess research capabilities. Must have relevant experience and possess direct administrative knowledge including: expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook software. This position requires the ability to interact well with staff, other agencies, and the public; maintain department records; be available for work in the County's Emergency Operations Center, and be knowledgeable about zoning and planning, federal, state, and local laws, regulations and policies and procedures that are relevant to the work area. Knowledge of deeds, plats, mapping (GIS systems such as ArcGIS), permitting software, the County tax map system and FEMA Flood Hazard Base maps would also be beneficial. Closing Date/Time: 11/6/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 22, 2020
Full Time
Description This position will work directly with the Code Enforcement Team Leader, County Staff, and customers to resolve Zoning and environmental violations, review development plans for compliance with the Tree Protection and Preservation Ordinance, and assist customers and coworkers with inquiries related to forestry, tree care best management practices, and Zoning regulations and permitting. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $34,694 - $41,204 (Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2020. Duties and Responsibilities The work duties include: responding to customers regarding potential zoning code violations and tree Ordinance and care questions; review of site plans and development documents for compliance with applicable Ordinances; researching property ownership records, permits, applicable codes, and other records; coordination of code enforcement actions with the public, other County departments, law enforcement, and local and State government agencies, when necessary; representing the County in cases that go to court and public hearing; conducting and coordinating site inspections in a variety of environmental conditions; creating, logging, and presenting inspection reports and permits; and performing other related work as assigned. Minimum Qualifications The following are required: Valid South Carolina driver's license showing a clean DMV record; A favorable background investigation which includes: Criminal history check Employment history Driving history Medical/Physical examination, including drug testing. Graduation from High School or possession of a GED, a Degree in Forestry or a related field, and 2 years of experience in the tree care field, specialized training in Arboriculture, or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work, are preferred. Within one year of employment, this position may be required to become a Certified Arborist and complete the FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) courses required to work in the Emergency Operations Center, when activated. Closing Date/Time: 11/6/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 21, 2020
Temporary
Description The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is looking for qualified individuals to become Ballot Processors. As a Ballot Processor, you will have a unique opportunity to serve your community, meet your neighbors, and become involved in the electoral process. Duties and Responsibilities Absentee Ballot Processor - Absentee Ballot Processors must possessattention to detail, the ability to sort and organize ballots, and safely assemble in a group setting. See below for dates and start times. Must be able to work at least two days, Tuesday, November 3rd is mandatory . Current pay rate: $150.00 per day. Dates and Start Times: Sunday, November 1, 2020-Start time 7 AM Monday, November 2, 2020-Start time 7 AM Tuesday, November 3, 2020-Start time 7 AM Wednesday, November 4, 2020-If necessary Closing Date/Time: 11/3/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
Description Charleston County Finance Department is looking for a dynamic Payroll Manager to lead the payroll division within Finance. The Payroll Manager oversees the County's payroll functions, ensuring all employees are paid accurately and timely, in compliance with government regulations. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $58,864 - $80,059 (Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020. Duties and Responsibilities This position directly supervises three account specialists and will lead and direct payroll staff through selection, orientation, training and cross training, performance management and discipline. The Payroll Manager prepares and/or reviews State and Federal Reports. Reviews and audits County timesheets for accuracy. Serves as the Finance/Payroll liaison for the local and regional One Solution user-group and works closely with IT testing and solving payroll system problems. Creates and maintains background set up related to pay and deductions e.g. fiscal and year end rates, payroll calendars, new hour codes and deduction codes, etc. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business or a related field required. Three (3) years' successful experience in Accounting. Payroll experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Successful experience in coaching and developing staff desired. Excellent knowledge of current local, state and federal codes, laws and ordinances as related to payroll/finance and generally accepted accounting principles. Must possess a valid SC Driver license (or obtain within three (3) months of hire) and meet the requirements of the County's motor vehicle policy.Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
Description The Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of IBIS Specialist. This person is responsible for test fires, entering fired firearms evidence and components into the National Integrated Ballistic Identification Network (NIBIN), instructing the system to conduct comparisons against the system database, and interpreting the results of the correlations and relaying these interpretations to SLED and ATF. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $14.89 - $20.26 APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020. Duties and Responsibilities The duties and responsibilities include: providing analysis of shell casings and projectiles by using NIBIN equipment; cataloging and maintaining files of submitted samples; providing written reports of all findings; performing routine maintenance on NIBIN machine; testifying in court proceedings; and conducting forensic examinations of fingerprints, firearms, surveillance videos, plant material, etc. Minimum Qualifications Qualifications for this position include : U.S. citizenship. A high school diploma (or GED). A valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a South Carolina one upon acceptance of the position. Advanced knowledge of firearms, firearms components, and firearms terminology. Ability to safely work in a firearms/ammunition related environment. Ability to use the EIS or complete EIS training. Ability to operate the NIBIN computer system or successfully complete the NIBIN training and refresher training. Ability to successfully complete National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification within six months of employment. Substantial oral and written communication skills. Ability to work unsupervised at times. A certified typing score of at least 30 CWPM, taken within the last six months, must be submitted with the application. Only typing tests taken at and certified by Alternative Staffing and the SC Department of Employment and Workforce are accepted. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 16, 2020
Full Time
Description As a Charleston County Deputy Sheriff, you will join a premier law enforcement agency with an outstanding team of law enforcement professionals striving to serve our community by helping to provide a safe environment for citizens to live, work and raise families, and enhance their quality of life by providing excellent law enforcement services. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $18.79 - $23.15 HIRING SALARY RANGE: $39,083 - $48,152 (Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020. Duties and Responsibilities The duties of this position include all general law enforcement functions including patrolling of all areas of Charleston County (as assigned), responding to all calls for assistance, traffic enforcement, investigation of criminal activity inclusive of making arrests, preparation of applicable documents, issuance of citations, service of warrants, and all other duties pertaining to the enforcement of laws and ordinances as prescribed by SC law. As a Deputy Sheriff, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of specialized units such as: Criminal Investigation, Narcotics/Vice, K-9, Marine Patrol, Traffic, Animal Control, Forensic Services, Warrants, General Sessions and Family Courts, Transport, and Civil Process. Liberal employee benefit program includes retirement, health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, annual leave, sick leave, 10 observed county holidays and 401/457 incentive saving plans. There is a one-year probationary period and all Deputy Sheriffs serve at the pleasure of the Sheriff of Charleston County. Minimum Qualifications REQUIREMENTS: A qualified applicant must (1) be a Citizen of the United States at least 21 years of age or older; (2) Applicant must have one of the following: Associate's Degree, or Four-years' military experience (active duty) with an Honorable discharge, or law enforcement with at least two years' certified experience. (3) a valid driver's license with the ability to obtain a South Carolina one upon acceptance of the position; and (4) no criminal convictions. Applicants meeting these 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 Reading Test, a physical abilities test, a two-phase background investigation, a credit check, a psychological examination/evaluation, a polygraph examination, an oral interview and upon an offer of employment, a pre-employment physical examination. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 14, 2020
Full Time
Description Charleston County GIS is looking for a talented and enthusiastic person to join the GIS team. The GIS Technician will work under limited supervision reporting to the GIS Coordinator. The responsibilities of the position include data editing, map production, assisting in database maintenance, and producing and updating web services on ArcGIS online and ArcGIS Enterprise. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $38,000 - $50,000 (Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020. Duties and Responsibilities Assists with the development of the County's GIS data and applications by analyzing proposed projects and providing input for geographic information solutions Designs, manages, and edits complex GIS datasets within a versioned geodatabase utilizing data validation and quality control techniques Creates, configures, and administers ArcGIS Online web applications Produces sophisticated map products and reports Serves in the Emergency Operation Center training exercises and real world activations including running FEMA's HAZUS-MH damage assessment tool Serves as a backup for the maintenance of all addressing and road centerline GIS data layers Receives and responds to employee and citizen inquiries regarding GIS data and provides technical assistance Assists with software installations, upgrades, and training as needed Attends and participates in professional group meetings and maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field of GIS and mapping technologies through research and training Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Geographic Information Systems or a closely related field with three (3) or more years' of technical experience or an Associate's Degree with at least five (5) years' of technical experience or a combination of equivalent education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Strong knowledge of GIS concepts and applied science along with GIS software as developed by ESRI especially ArcMap Strong cartographic presentation skills Experience working within a versioned database Experience in developing and maintaining web-based applications using ArcGIS Online Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with representatives from all levels of the organization as well as members of the general public Ability to work collectively and independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction to given assignments, handle multi-tasking, work under pressure and meet critical deadlines Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Experience using HAZUS-MH preferred Applicants are encouraged to submit examples of previous work. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 14, 2020
Full Time
Description We are looking for an energetic, motivated, and customer focused individual to join our team! Under the supervision and direction of the Public Works Director, our Customer Service Liaison II will assist in resolving citizen concerns and issues in the community. This position will be the primary source of information and referral, as well as dispute resolution, for all matters pertaining to Public Works activities. The work is performed primarily in an office environment but will also require meeting with citizen's in the field when necessary to fully understand and address their issues/concerns. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $41,912 - $57,012 (Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020. Duties and Responsibilities DUTIES INCLUDE: * Must develop a broad understanding of all Divisions of the Public Works Department and the services provided to the community to provide knowledgeable and timely responses to citizens. * Consult with staff and citizens to clarify and analyze problems, focus discussions, and develop a mutually satisfactory process for resolution. * Evaluate situations and refer as needed to the appropriate member of the Public Works staff while working closely with the citizen to maintain excellent communication. * Utilize the Department's work order and permitting system in order to ensure customer requests are properly entered and monitored and the citizen is kept informed and notified of the outcome. * Provide preliminary research on easement/right-of-way, road data, property owners, and maintenance jurisdiction. * Shadow staff to become more familiar with field operations and procedures to better serve customers. * Act as social networking and media expert for the Department, including developing web page, promotional materials, brochures, and press releases. * Respond to questions, comments, and requests in a courteous, timely manner. * Keep immediate supervisor informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems; make suggestions on new or improved ways of addressing such problems. * Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions. Review publications and materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas. * Perform 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 EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution; and supplemented with five (5) or more years' of progressively responsible administrative or technical experience working in a customer service role or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Working knowledge of the County policies and procedures with regards to services provided by the Department. * Skilled at explaining complicated engineering work to citizens in an easily understood format. * Skilled at diffusing hostile situations. * Skilled in operating a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 13, 2020
Full Time
Description This position will be responsible for developing and supervising the Public Works Field Operations Division training program to efficiently and effectively train employees in the use of light to heavy construction equipment as well as developing and implementing protocols, policies, and procedures necessary to ensure work processes are safe and that equipment meets quality standards for the Division. Employee selected will conduct commercial drivers' license (CDL) training, light to heavy construction equipment evaluation and training, and operational safety certification training. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $46,945- $63,856(Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION DROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER20, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities The duties of this position are performed in both an office and field environment, which include: * Train employees in the safe operation of light to heavy construction equipment, e.g., dozer, grader, backhoe, excavator, front-end loader, tractor, compactor, dump truck, lift truck and forklift; * Train and prepare employees for commercial driver's license examinations; train and prepare employees for operational safety certifications for OSHA compliance, e.g., forklift, confined space, trenching, flagger safety; * Completes thorough and accurate reports on daily training activities; * Plan, schedule, coordinate, support and control equipment training/development * Maintains up-to-date training schedules and reports * Ensures that all training is performed in a safe, efficient manner and pursuant to County, Federal, and State guidelines and Regulations * Assists in the development and update of training materials * Assists Public Works Superintendent with developing and implementing safety training program standards and processes for the field operations staff; to include, identifying strengths, problem areas, failure trends, faults in methods and procedures, and conduct training to correct deficiencies * Assists with monthly safety meetings on education and training relative to safety trends and indicators * Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning training progress, including present and potential training problems and suggestions for improvement * Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications and audiovisual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas * Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of this position Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education: Position requires a High School Diploma or a GED. Minimum Qualification: Five (5) or more years' of progressively responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of light to heavy construction equipment, with two (2) or more years' experience in the operation and maintenance of semi-tractor-trailer trucks; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work; and possession of a valid South Carolina Class A Commercial Driver's License indicating a clean DMV record. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Substantial knowledge of commercial truck operation and licensure requirements and maintenance of light to heavy construction equipment, materials and methods * Substantial knowledge of OSHA, DHEC, and other State and Federal regulations relevant to the type of work performed. * Skilled in the operation and maintenance of all light to heavy construction equipment required for all operator classifications * Skilled in training, evaluating, and coordinating the training of others * Skilled in Microsoft Office e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint * Able to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines. * Able to assist disaster response teams in the event of a natural disaster as necessaryClosing Date/Time: 11/20/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 13, 2020
Full Time
Description Responsible for inspections 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, and must have the ability to deal effectively with individuals involved in the construction field is a must. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $18.92 - $25.74 (Salary commensurate with experience) APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring manager, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER20, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities The selected candidate will make construction-site inspections and review plans on site for accuracy to ensure compliance. The ability to deal effectively with individuals involved in the construction field is a must 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). 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. 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. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 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.Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description This position plans, coordinates and manages a wide variety of Carpentry repairs and minor and major renovation projects. HIRING SALARY RANGE: $38,833 - $52,832 (Estimated Annual Salary) APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Duties Include: organizing staff in the performance of routine maintenance, renovation projects and coordination of preventive maintenance on existing equipment. Develops novice staff by demonstration and working side by side on tasks. Ensure work is completed in accordance with the appropriate codes, manufacturer guidelines and acceptable industry practices. Perform quality assurance on contracted work. Schedule workload, order materials for jobs and perform repairs as needed in a trade's capacity. Assures carpentry work including locks, sheetrock repair, plaster and painting is completed as needed. Must be able to read blueprints and knowledgeable and up-to-date with all State and Local building codes. Must be able to master the department's work order system. Assures all work orders are properly documented with labor and materials and are completed in a timely manner. Coordinates with other Facilities shops and/or contractors to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner. Supervises all contracted maintenance work. Ability to work within the County's procurement procedures. Completes all administrative reports, payroll forms, etc. within established deadlines. Provides oversight to the Carpentry shop in the supervisor's absence. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualification: High School diploma (or GED), Trades School with seven (7) or more years' of progressively responsible experience in the residential and commercial building trade and a minimum of five years' in a building maintenance environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must be able to be on call 24/7 and available to work various shifts. Must be available for and report to work during a declared County emergency. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively within varying levels of management. Ability to provide feedback in both written and oral forms. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Must have a valid SC Driver's license and pass a SLED background check.Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Employee in this position will be responsible for the routine manual and lead work in cleaning public buildings and their premises. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $10.26 - 12.87 APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Duties include: sweeping, mopping and use of buffer in polishing floors; washing walls, baseboards, windows and dusting furniture and equipment. Minimum Qualifications Position requires an 8th grade education or any type training or work experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities and provides the ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must have valid driver's license with the ability to obtain a South Carolina license upon acceptance of the position is required.Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description This position will be responsible for Programmed Maintenance and repair to include heating, air conditioning and refrigeration, plumbing, carpentry and insulation, drywall, painting and electrical at various Charleston County facilities. Interested individuals should be highly motivated, customer service oriented, possess good communication skills, be safety minded and be able to work well within a demanding environment. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $14.89 - $20.26 APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Duties include: repairing water heaters and mixing valves; lighting ballasts, switches and fixtures; leaky faucets and water lines; unclogging drains, toilets and sinks; maintaining chill water tower levels, completing work order forms and reports and overseeing outside contractors. Individual will also perform minor carpentry, drywall and painting work and general preventative maintenance to heating/air conditioning equipment and components. Individual will monitor HVAC systems by computer and troubleshoot and diagnose equipment during malfunctions and replace/repair parts as necessary. Minimum Qualifications Position requires a high school diploma (or GED) supplemented with experience in one or more of the building trades and a minimum of five (5) years in the building maintenance environment. Must possess a valid SC driver's license and pass criminal background check.Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center is looking for experienced Telecommunicators looking to enhance their customer service skills and serve the Charleston community. Continue making a difference and earn a competitive income and benefits package working in our fast-paced, public safety environment. Our Telecommunicators average $50,000 per year after two years of employment. Come Save Lives With Us! HIRING HOURLY: $17.41 or higher based on experience. APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center Telecommunicators receive and process incoming emergency, non-emergency, and administrative calls and dispatch calls for service to law enforcement, fire agencies and emergency medical services. Shift Requirements: Telecommunicators work 12.25 hour day or night shifts. The day shift begins at 5:45 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. and the night shift begins at 5:45 p.m. and ends at 6:00 a.m. Telecommunicators are expected to work nights, weekends, holidays and overtime. Employees are expected to report to work as called upon during emergencies, and be prepared to stay during the duration of the event. Minimum Qualifications Non-Negotiables: Must have a positive attitude and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate well to a diverse group of people. Minimum of 3 years of previous call taking, police , fire or EMS dispatching No marijuana use within the last year, no other drug use within the last three years Able to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime (Our staff works several hundreds of hours of overtime a year) Must be willing to work a 12.25 hour shift either day or night shift, weekends, and holidays Our shifts start at 5:45am for day shift and 5:45pm for night shift Able to report to work as instructed during emergency situations and be prepared to stay during the duration of the event Must be 18 years of age or older Have a High School Diploma or the equivalent Must be a US citizen, permanent resident, or possess an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Must have no felony convictions; misdemeanors will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis Complete computer aptitude test and applicant performance assessment Pass a background investigation which will include driving record, employment history, employment, education, and training verification, illegal conduct (drug use, etc.), reference check, and polygraph examination. Pass a pre-employment physical and psychological evaluation Be able to successfully complete Level IV CJIS Security Awareness Training within 6 months of date of hire, and maintain the certification. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description As a Charleston County Detention Deputy, you will join an outstanding team responsible for protecting the public by providing care and custody of inmates housed within the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center. This important position will not only enhance your communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills, but will also give you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of detainees and in the community. As a detention deputy, you will have the ability to work on a variety of specialized teams throughout the Detention Center and court system including: Booking; Identification; Classification; Special Operations Group (SOG); Transportation; Court Detention; Juvenile Detention Center; and Central Control. Detention Deputy's receive an excellent starting salary of $32,676 - $44,449, (based on related experience, military service and education). After completion of the state academy, officers receive a three percent salary increase. Detention Deputies are vested in the S.C. Police Retirement Plan after only eight (8) years of service. Other benefits include health, dental and life insurance as well as 10 county holidays observed and 7 vacation days a year. Uniforms are provided. Eligible Veterans - Our Detention Deputy program ha s been approved by the VA for the GI Bill. We will assist eligible veterans in applying for their GI Bill benefits. HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $15.71 - $21.37 Applicants selected to process will be notified by email. APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a continuing basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities A video overview of the Detention Deputy position. Minimum Qualifications REQUIREMENTS: A qualified applicant must (1) be a Citizen of the United States over 21 years of age; (2) possess a high school diploma (or GED); (3) have a valid driver's license with the ability to obtain a South Carolina one upon acceptance of the position is required; (4) have no criminal convictions. No prior experience is necessary, however, prior work-related experience will be considered in the hiring process. Applicants meeting the minimum criteria must submit to and successfully complete all phases of the hiring process including: a tour of the detention facility; the Nelson-Denny Vocabulary and Reading Examination; completion of an applicant questionnaire; a two-phase background investigation; a credit check; a polygraph examination; a psychological evaluation: an interview and a physical examination. There is a one-year probationary period and all Detention Deputy's serve at the pleasure of the Sheriff of Charleston County. In addition, all candidates must successfully complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy's Basic Jail course of instruction within the first year of employment. Work is performed on a 12.25 hour rotating shift. Work periods or schedules are established as required by Federal law, departmental workloads, and organizational needs. This positionmaybe required to work overtimein order to meet or maintain departmental operations. This position is also required to work some weekends, evenings, holidays, and during natural disasters. Applicants who have applied within one (1) year of this advertisement are not eligible to re-apply. Closing Date/Time: 12/31/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
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 holidays. Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from services, program and agency earnings. STARTING HOURLY: $20.96 APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. 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. 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: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description Charleston County is an EMS system that relies on Innovation, Trust, Compassion, Respect and Dedication to provide exceptional customer service to our community. If you have the commitment to help others and want to have a career that makes a difference, now is your opportunity to join one of the finest EMS departments in the nation. Charleston County EMS offers a variety of work schedules that are both static and dynamic. Charleston County offers a full complement of benefits including retirement, deferred compensation (including 401k and 457 plans), longevity pay increases after years 1, 3, 5 and 6, merit based increases annually thereafter (Council approved) based on evaluations, optional life and disability coverage, along with medical and dental benefits for employee and family. During initial probationary period the pay rate will be $18.21 - $28.64 hourly until released to perform the full scope of job duties. After which, compensation will increase by approximately 18% to the posted salary Range $21.69-$34.11 hourly. Candidates who qualify will be contacted on a rolling basis for testing and interviews. APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on an ongoing basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Candidates must be able to: drive an emergency vehicle, have excellent communications skills (in person, over the radio/telephone, and written), work varying shift schedules, perform a wide variety of duties with accuracy and speed under pressure, provide basic and advanced life support patient care, follow safety protocols, read maps and find locations within our response area, perform calmly in emergency situations, and other related duties. Minimum Qualifications Required certifications and licensure: National Registry Paramedic South Carolina Paramedic (By start date) BLS (AHA or ASHI) ACLS (AHA or ASHI) ICS course certifications 100, 200, 700 and 800 (Required within 3 months of hire) Preferred certifications and licensure: ITLS or PHTLS or TECC PEPP or PALS or EPC Candidates must also provide the following: Copy of a High School Diploma or GED Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge must include but is not limited to: laws and regulations of US DOT, FCC, DEA and SCDHEC in regard to the practice of emergency medical services, County and EMS policies and procedures, Charleston County geography, vehicle extrication and rescue principles, patient stabilization, medical terminology, and defensive driving techniques. The paramedic is responsible for providing advance life support care, communicating appropriately, ensuring the readiness of vehicles and equipment, maintaining uniforms and stations, attending training, and following safety and medical guidelines. The application should be filled out completely and all required certifications and documents should be uploaded/attached to the application. Any questions regarding the application or hiring process can be directed to EMSjobs@charlestoncounty.org or 843-202-6708. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Description This position monitors the safety of and provides support to clients in a residential drug and alcohol treatment center. The work schedule varies but includes mainly evening, weekend, and holiday shifts. Night shifts are also available. Chosen candidates will be required to work at least 50% of monthly weekends. Holidays are rotated. Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings. STARTING HOURLY: $11.94 APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to: Observing patients, listening to their concerns, recording your observations; Excellent customer services skills; Assisting agency medical and nursing staff; Taking patient vital signs; Transporting patients to and from various destinations in a 15-person passenger van; De-escalating situations; Maintaining a safe and secure treatment environment through completion of room and belonging searches, safety inspections, and reporting of safety issues should they arise; Role model pro-social attitudes and behaviors to the patient population; Assisting patients in maintaining their activities of daily living (eating, hygiene, maintaining a clean living space, etc.); Orienting new patients to the treatment milieu; Working collegially with the nursing, medial and clinical staffs. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications/Education: High School Diploma/GED; Must obtain a Substance Abuse Specialist (SAS) certification within 3 years of hire; Will be expected to obtain and maintain CPR certification; A valid SC Driver's license; Copy of SC DMV 10 year driving record that includes no suspensions during that time; Basic computer skills. Current SAS and/or experience working in a residential treatment setting preferred. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC Charleston, SC, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Temporary
Description This position is mainly responsible for driving a fleet vehicle (15-person passenger van, mini-van) to pick up and drop off patients participating in an outpatient drug treatment program. Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings. STARTING HOURLY: $11.94 APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020 or earlier if filled. Duties and Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to: Picking up patients before and after daily services; Transporting residential patients to and from various destinations (medical appointments, etc.) Excellent customer services skills; Role modeling pro-social attitudes and behaviors to the patient population; Assisting patients in maintaining their activities of daily living (eating, hygiene, maintaining a clean living space, etc.); Basic administrative/office duties; Working collegially with the nursing, medial and clinical staffs. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications/Education: High School Diploma/GED; Must obtain a Substance Abuse Specialist (SAS) certification within 3 years of hire; Will be expected to obtain and maintain CPR certification; A valid SC Driver's license; Copy of SC DMV 10 year driving record that includes no suspensions during that time; Basic computer skills. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Eastern