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City Manager's Office

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Engineering & Utilities

Utility Worker
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken is seeking a Utility Worker to join our Engineering and Utilities Department in the Water and Sewer Division. Major duties include: perform manual labor; repair water and sewer lines; lays water and sewer lines; installs clean outs; makes water and sewer taps Qualifications: Ability to read and write, understand and follow verbal instructions and have a valid driver’s license. Salary is $12.86 per hourly with excellent benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free work place. Apply at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East or online at www.cityofaikensc.gov.

Part-time Maintenance Worker
Closes: 10/23/2020 : The City of Aiken is accepting applicants for part-time maintenance worker in Engineering and Utilities Department for the Storm Water Division. Core Duties: perform necessary maintenance for City’s storm water utility infrastructure system. Operates a variety of power equipment, machinery, and hand tools used in projects and activities. The Maintenance Worker will perform tasks that require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds) Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must have valid South Carolina driver’s license. The ability to understand and follow verbal instructions and perform manual labor. Interpersonal skills are needed to provide excellent customer service to citizens of Aiken. 90% of the work will be performed outside with exposure to dirt, dust, and extreme temperatures. Starting Salary is $11.33 hourly with part-time benefits. Applications accepted until October 23, 2020. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to a criminal background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

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Finance

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Human Resources

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Inspection Services

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Neighborhood & Development Services

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Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Facilities Assistant - Tennis Center
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken Park and Recreation Department is accepting applications for part-time Facilities Assistant for the Tennis Center on a year round basis Major duties include: preparing and securing the facilities for events; registering teams and individuals; assisting customers, participants, and volunteers as needed; monitoring league games and tournaments; and maintaining and operating equipment Qualifications: must have High School diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license, hours are mostly mornings with some nights and weekends. Good communication and customer service skills are a must. Salary is $9.39 hourly with part-time benefits Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply online or at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East.

Facilities Assistant
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for a regular part-time Facilities Assistant in the Athletics Division. Job Functions: preparing and securing the facilities for events; registering teams and individuals; assisting customers, participants and volunteers as needed; monitoring league games and tournaments; and maintaining and operating equipment. Qualifications: Must have a High School diploma or equivalent, and a valid driver’s license. Hours are mostly evenings and weekends. Good communication and customer service skills are a must. Salary is $9.39 hourly with part-time benefits. Applications will be accepted until filled The City of Aiken is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker - Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken is seeking a Maintenance Worker to join our Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department in the Parks Division. Essential Responsibilities: keeping city properties clean, safe and attractive; manual labor; maintain park grounds and playground equipment; maintain athletic fields and recreation facilities; setup and breakdown facilities for rentals and events; operate a variety of light equipment; general cleaning; deal effectively with the public, and other related duties. Work hours are variable and may require evening and weekend scheduling. Manual labor and heavy lifting are required. Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to read and write and have a valid driver's license. Starting salary is $11.33 per hour with excellent benefits The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Facilities Assistant
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is accepting applications for a part-time Facilities Assistant for its recreation facilities on a year round basis. Job Functions: preparing and securing the facilities for events; answering phones; registering participants for classes; booking events; collecting fees for rentals, memberships, etc.; assisting customers; working special events and other related duties. Hours vary - Must be available evenings and weekends (average of 29 hours per week). Special events may require additional scheduled hours. Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Must have a High School diploma or equivalent within first 6 months of employment. Good communication and customer service skills are a must. Salary is $9.39 hourly with part-time benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. This position is subject to a criminal background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

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Planning

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Public Safety

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Public Services

Maintenance Worker
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken is seeking a Maintenance Worker to join our Public Services Department in the Buildings and Grounds Division. Essential Functions: installation and maintenance of seasonal flowerbeds, general landscaping maintenance, performing manual labor, and related duties; installs sod, trees and various other plants; applies pesticides; operates chipper, operates a variety of commercial mowers and small engine hand tools; works in inclement weather. Minimum Qualifications: A working knowledge of annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees is preferred; experience with tractor/large equipment is desirable. Candidate must be able to read and write, be able to understand and follow verbal instructions, and have a valid driver's license. Annual staring salary is $11.33 per hour with excellent benefits. Applications accepted until filled. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker - Public Services
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken Public Services Department is accepting applications for Maintenance Workers in the Solid Waste Division. Essential Duties: Candidate must be able to stand for periods of time on the back of a garbage or recycling truck. The work involves continual stepping on and off the truck and getting garbage or recycle carts then dumping them in the truck. The candidate also assist with the weekly cleaning and greasing of truck. Employee is subject to performing all maintenance work within the department, including but not limited to grounds maintenance, yard debris collection, janitorial services, etc. Education and Experience: Must be able to read and write and deal effectively with the public. Annual staring salary is $11.33 per hour, with excellent benefits. Applications accepted until position filled. The City of Aiken is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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