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The announcements are not a contract. The status of positions may be changed at any time. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, religion, national origin, race, disability or political affiliation.

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City Manager's Office

Project Manager
Closes: 3/2/2018 : The City of Aiken City Manager’s Office is accepting applications for part–time Project Manager. Major Responsibilities: : Performs advanced administrative and professional work in budgeting, planning, organizing, implementing, and directing assigned functions related to special projects construction; plan and implement projects; help define project scope; define tasks and required resources; collect and manage project team data; manage budget; allocate project resources; create schedules and project timelines; track deliverables; support and direct project team; presents reports on progress to City Manager and Council; implement and manage change when necessary; evaluate and assess results of project; critical thinking and problem solving; excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities; contract negotiation; conflict resolution experience; adaptability; proven leadership skills; develops and maintain cooperative relationship with other City departments, outside vendors and general public contracted in course of work; monitors bidding process; attends bid opening and preconstruction conferences Minimum Qualifications: : Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred; experience in project management; analytical and strong organizational skills, excellent verbal and written abilities; an advanced level of interpersonal skills necessary in order to provide effective leadership to develop cooperative working relationships with employees, senior management, elected officials, and community leaders Salary: Dependent on Qualifications Applications will be accepted until March 2, 2018. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Engineering & Utilities

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Finance

Accounting Clerk
Closes: 3/7/2018 : The City of Aiken Department of Finance is accepting applications for a full-time Accounting Clerk position. Major Duties Include: collecting monies (over the counter, drive-through, or mail) owed the City including water payments, taxes, various fees, and fire charges; issuing receipts as needed; answering the phone; and other related duties. Qualifications: The position requires a High School Diploma. Must also have calculator and computer skills. The starting salary is $12.60 an hour with benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace. Applications will be accepted through March 7, 2018. Apply online or at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East.

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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

Lifeguard
Closes: Until filled : Major Duties Include: This temporary part-time position will be responsible for lifeguarding at the City's pool. This position requires being available seven days a week. Qualifications: Applicants must have a current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and must be CPR/First Aid/AED certified (copies to be provided upon request). Applicants must be minimum 16 years of age. Salary is $9.05 hourly with no benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Apply online or at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East.

Water Safety Instructor
Closes: Until filled : Major Duties Include: This temporary position will serve in a lifeguard capacity as well as teach swimming lessons to youth and adult participants. Qualifications: Applicants must have a current American Red Cross WSI certification, and CPR/First Aid/AED certification (copies to be provided upon request). Applicants must be minimum 16 years of age. Salary is $9.25 hourly with no benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Apply online or at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East.

Summer Day Camp Counselor
Closes: Until filled : These temporary positions are for the Weeks ands Smith-Hazel Activities Centers. Duties include: supervising children 5-12 years of age, planning daily activities indoors and outdoors including, but not limited to, arts, crafts, games, and sports, swimming, chaperoning weekly field trips, and interacting with children during all hours of camp. Qualifications: Experience in childcare preferred. Applicants must be minimum 18 years old and able to obtain an American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED certification, as well as pass a defensive driving course provided by the City of Aiken. Salary is $9.05 hourly with no benefits. Hours are mainly Monday through Friday, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm, with the possibility of some evenings and weekends. The city of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Apply online or at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East.

Athletic Program Coordinator
Closes: 3/2/2018 : The City of Aiken Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for an Athletic Program Coordinator position. Major Duties Include: plans, coordinates, publicize, and implements athletic youth and adult leagues, tournaments and special events; schedules and trains officials; recruits and trains volunteer youth coaches and related duties; coordinates facility maintenance; promotes and market programs, events and Citizen’s Park through public media; social media; mail outs, conventions; supervises seasonal and part-time workers; orders supplies and equipment; inventories uniforms and equipment; process purchase orders and bids Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends, and possess very good customer service skills as well as work independently. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in recreation or related field from an accredited college or university. Must obtain CPR/First Aid/AED and DDC-8 within six months of employment. Must have a valid driver's license, and obtain a CDL within one year of employment. Starting salary is $32,801.60 annually with benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace. Applications will be accepted until March 2, 2018. Apply online or at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East.

Facilities Assistant (Full-time) Parks
Closes: 3/2/2018 : The City of Aiken Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for a regular full-time Facilities Assistant in the Parks division. Major Duties Include: preparing, securing, and restoring facilities before and after events including tables set up, bleachers, stages, portable fence panels, and chairs; maintaining and operating equipment; maintaining athletic fields for tournaments; and prepping and maintaining buildings, grounds, and fields for scheduled events year round. Qualifications: Must have a High School Diploma, or equivalent, and a valid driver's license. Work daily hours Tuesday - Saturday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, and occasional evenings, weekends, tournaments and special events as scheduled. Detail oriented. Must obtain First Aid, CPR, AED, and DDC-8 certifications within six months of employment. Starting salary is $9.21 hourly with benefits. Applications will be accepted until March 2, 2018. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. Apply online or at SC Works, 1571 Richland Avenue East.

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Planning

Planner
Closes: 3/9/2018 : The City of Aiken Planning Department is seeking a highly-motivated, creative, and customer service-oriented Planner. Major duties include: Under the supervision of the Planning Director, the Planner will provide staff support to the Planning Commission, Design Review Board, and/or Board of Zoning appeals in pursuit of the goals of the City of Aiken’s Comprehensive Plan. The position will be responsible for working with applicants, citizens and stakeholders regarding planning issues and applications, preparation of staff reports, public notices and other related planning documents, and associated record-keeping. The Planner may assist the Planning Director in the areas of annexation, historic preservation, public outreach, subdivision, site plan review, policy development, public outreach and other related planning functions. The position requires excellent analytical ability, written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to deal with multiple complex issues. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Real Estate or related field. One to three years of relevant planning experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. American Institute of Certified Planners certification is desirable. Salary is based on qualifications and experience. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free work place.

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Public Safety

Public Safety Officer I
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for Public Safety Officer I. Major duties include: performing general police and fire suppression duties in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Qualifications: Must have a HS diploma or equivalent, be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid current S.C. driver’s license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record; and must meet all requirements of South Carolina law for law enforcement officers and firefighters. Starting salary is $40,450.59 a year with benefits. Applications will be accepted until filled. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

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Public Services

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