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City Manager's Office

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Engineering & Utilities

City Engineer
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken Engineering and Utilities Department is accepting applications for City Engineer Major duties include • Plans, directs, and coordinates the public utility services provided for the citizens; evaluates and identifies present and future community needs; establishes priorities; formulate long and short range public utility plans. • Supervises professional and technical personnel; interviews and makes hiring recommendations; plans, schedules, and assigns work; ensures workers are instructed in correct methods and procedures; ensures workers are trained in safe operation of equipment; monitors and inspects work in progress to ensure continuity and timely completion of work; reviews and evaluates employee performance. • Meets with the public to respond to questions and resolve problems concerning water, sewage, or storm drains; coordinates with appropriate divisions to resolve problems. • Meets with developers and citizens regarding request for new water and sewer services; writes letter of provision of services to appropriate parties and agencies. • Reviews construction plans for compliance with City regulations; meets with contractors to resolve problems. • Performs design calculations and drawing layouts for water and sewer lines, sewer pump stations, storm sewers, roads, and storm water detention ponds; inspects same for adherence to City code. • Develops technical equipment, materials, and installation specifications and addenda; prepares bids; advertises bids; inspects work and approves pay requests; issues final letter. • Prepares and submits annual operating and capital budget recommendations and administers funds for the division; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budget; prepares five year capital budget for major construction. • Reviews building and grading permits; issues grading permits. • Maintains awareness of federal and state regulations as they apply to various areas within the Engineering and Utilities Department; assists in implementing new policies and procedures as needed. • Works with various agencies and professional organizations; attends meetings as needed. • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other City departments, outside vendors, and general public contacted in the course of work; attends meetings as needed; resolves complaints. • Oversees the checking of plans and specifications for compliance with municipal ordinances and policies; oversees and prepares detailed plans and specifications; oversees system design. • Oversees the preparation of plans and contract specifications for Public Utility projects and handles bidding and bid openings for these projects; oversees project progress and assists in directing of projects as required. • Oversees and reviews consultant’s work for accuracy and professionalism; negotiates contracts; sees to the completion of contracts. • Collects and analyzes data for special projects. • Performs public relations work within the community and state. Answers technical questions and provides information to the public. • Prepares reports, papers, and other documents appropriate to the department; maintains and updates records and manuals. • Attends seminars and studies written materials to maintain knowledge of current practices in the field. • Performs other related duties as required. Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university. Master's degree preferred. • Five years progressively responsible civil engineering experience, preferably in municipal public works projects experience including two years supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Valid state driver's license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record. • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. E.) by the state is required. Salary depends on qualifications. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free work place.

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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

Water Safety Instructor (Temporary)
Closes: Until filled : Major Duties Include: This temporary position will teach swimming lessons to youth and adult participants along with lifeguard responsibilities. Qualifications: Applicants must have current Red Cross ALS and WSI certifications, and CPR/PR/1st Aide/AED certification (provide copies of cards with application). Applicant must be 16 years of age. Salary is $8.93 hourly with no benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All final candidates must pass pre-employment drug screening.

Life Guard
Closes: Until filled : Major Duties Include: These temporary positions will be responsible for life guarding at the City's pool. This position requires being available seven days a week. Qualifications: Applicants must have current American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification and must be First Aid and CPRPR/AED certified (provide copies of current cards with application). Applicant must be 16 years of age. Salary is $8.74 hourly with no benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All final candidates must pass pre-employment drug screening.

Recreation Program Supervisor
Closes: 6/1/2015 : The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is accepting applications for a Recreation Program Supervisor. Major duties include: manages the budgeting, planning, directing, and promotion, as well as the supervisor, coordination and implementation of all youth and adult programs and special events, supervision of two recreational facilities, swimming pool, and other related duties. Responsible for the development, supervision and evaluation of a staff including: four full-time and seven part-time year around employees and ten seasonal employees. This person must be able to work flexible hours and occasional weekends. Qualifications: Bachelor’s level degree in recreation, leisure services or related field and two to five years experience with supervisory and management experience is required. Minimum salary, dependent upon qualifications is $37,960. Employment offers excellent benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

Facilities Assistant (Part-time)
Closes: 6/2/2015 : Major Duties Include: perform duties related to the Aiken County Farmers Market such as assisting with collection of table rent, enforcing market rules, site inspections of farms and assignment of tables. Other activities include assisting other divisions within the recreation department, and reporting and handling maintenance issues at the market. Qualifications: Excellent customer service and communication skills a must. Applicant must be a minimum of 18years or older. Salary is $8.89 hourly with no benefits. Hours are: Sat. 6:00 AM – 2 PM, Tues. - Fri. 8AM-12 Noon, approximately 20 hours per week total. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

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Planning

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Public Safety

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Public Services

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