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City Manager's Office

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Engineering & Utilities

Maintenance Mechanic
Closes: 12/7/2016 : The City of Aiken Department of Public Works is accepting applications for Maintenance Mechanic. Major duties include: inspects sewer pumping stations (lift stations) daily for proper operation; basic troubleshooting of systems in pumping stations; diagnoses problem; maintains lift station buildings, repairs/rebuilds/replaces electric motors, hydraulic pumps, pneumatic pumps, valves, air compressors and related auxiliary equipment; performs preventive maintenance tasks and inspections of wastewater equipment to prevent breakdowns; calibrates instrumentation and controls; performs plumbing work; repairs leaking faucets and pipes; unstops and repairs toilets; unstops drains; installs plumbing ducts, pipes, and fixtures; performs minor electrical work; replaces light bulbs and tubes; installs starter ballasts in lights; repairs fixtures or replaces fixture ends and wires in; makes continuous inspections of assigned equipment; removes, installs, and relocates various pieces of heavy equipment, unwieldy, or otherwise critical equipment and machinery using crane truck, winches, hoists, and forklift; participates in and follows on call schedule; performs rigging, shoring and confined-space entry; reads and interprets blueprints and drawings; maintains records and prepares reports; maintains a clean and safe work area; performs duties in a safe manner; maintains awareness of others in work area. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by vocational courses in the mechanical trades. Two years related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Salary is $13.21 hourly with benefits. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker I - Solid Waste
Closes: 12/15/2016 : The City of Aiken Public Services Department is accepting applications for Maintenance Worker I for the Solid Waste Division. Major duties include: performing manual labor, picking up household garbage, limbs, recycling items, other debris, etc. Qualifications: Must be able to read and write and deal effectively with the public. Also required is a valid driver’s license. Salary is $10.50 an hour with benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

Vehicle Operator
Closes: 12/15/2016 : The City of Aiken Public Services Department is accepting applications for Vehicle Operator in the Solid Waste Division. Major duties include: Operate a rear load garbage, grapple truck, or other class 7 and 8 vehicles as need to collect and haul yard trash or residential garbage; perform lead worker duties on routes; clean and maintain vehicle; complete appropriate paperwork, and other related work. Qualifications: Must be able to read and write. A valid CDL is required. Salary is $12.41 hourly with benefits. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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 (Part-time) Smith Hazel Pool Operator
Closes: Until filled : The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is accepting applications for year-round Part-Time Facilities Assistant to manage and maintain all aspects of the pool at Smith Hazel Recreation Center. Major duties include: Responsibilities are year round: October — March: Routine winter weekly maintenance (avg. 6-7 hrs/wk) including: checking, monitoring and balancing chemicals, cleaning skimmers & drains, basic overall inspection of pool facility. March — April: Set youth and adult swim lesson schedules; continued maintenance (daily) April — May: Order and inventory chemicals for pool & cleaning supplies; recruit and assist with hiring summer staff; continued maintenance (daily) May — September: Manage entire pool operation in accordance with DHEC regulations; train, schedule & certify water safety instructors & lifeguards; plan, coordinate, schedule & manage work of pool staff for swim lessons and public swim; oversee & direct Red Cross Certified swim lessons for youth & adults; coordinate group swim schedules with day camps, day cares and youth groups; collect and prepare daily receipts for deposit; work with Recreation Coordinator to manage & monitor budgeted revenues and expenditures; prepare monthly reports for May — September; prepare work requests for assistance by Parks Division; continued maintenance (daily.) Hrs. October – March average 8-10hrs/week; April - May average 10-15hrs/week; May-Aug. average 40+/week. Qualifications: Requires Certifications: Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding, CPR /1st Aid, and a valid Certified Pool Operator Certificate. Salary depends on qualifications with no benefits. The City of Aiken is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker III, Parks Division
Closes: 12/6/2016 : The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department has a vacancy for a Maintenance Worker III position in the Parks Division. Major duties include: serving as a lead worker for crews that perform various maintenance duties to keep the City clean, safe, and attractive; plans, schedules and assigns work; instructs and trains new employees in correct methods and procedures and safe operation of equipment; inspects and monitors work in progress to ensure timely completion of work; maintains grounds; mixes chemicals and sprays weeds with pesticides; performs concrete and carpentry work as needed; and sets up facilities for athletic and recreation programs. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and 2 years maintenance or construction experience or any combination of education and experience which produces the required knowledge, skills and abilities is required. CDL license is preferred and a satisfactory motor vehicle record is mandatory. Salary is $11.48 per hour with benefits. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free work place.

Parks Manager
Closes: 12/30/2016 : The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department has a vacancy for a Parks Manager position. Major duties include: Assists in planning, directing, and coordinating the maintenance and operation of all facilities under the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department’s domain; assists in identifying present and future facility needs; establishes priorities, assists in developing long and short range facility plan. Supervises Park Division personnel; interviews and hires; 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. Supervises operation of Parks Division; ensures grounds are well maintained and kept clean and safe for the public; purchases and bids services and supplies for the department. Meets with staff to review and evaluate existing programs, plan and implement new programs, and review status of maintenance and facility operation, renovation, and capital improvements projects; works with division heads in scheduling personnel for programs. Prepares and submits annual operating, five-year capital budget and major capital budget for the Parks Division and Hopelands/Rye Patch; administers funds for the divisions; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budget. Prepares bids for major purchases for the Parks Division, Hopelands and Rye Patch; assists in preparing specifications and bids for construction projects. Manages construction projects; reviews work in progress; reviews and approves pay requests and change orders. Meets with the public to respond to questions and resolve problems concerning the City's leisure programs and facilities; performs public relations work within the community and state. Assists in preparing grant applications for federal and state funds for projects; administrator’s grants. Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other City departments, outside agencies and groups, outside vendors, and general public contacted in the course of work; provides assistance when requested. See attachment online for full job description. Qualifications: Bachelor level degree in Recreation or related field from an accredited college or university. Four to five years experience developing and providing leisure service programs, including two years supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Salary: DOQ Range $54,000 - $92,000 The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Planning

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Public Safety

Maintenance Mechanic
Closes: 12/14/2016 : The City of Aiken Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for Maintenance Mechanic. Major duties include: maintaining fire apparatus and police cars; repair and maintain traffic lights with in the City of Aiken (this involves electrical/electronic trouble shooting and a degree of computer skills and also involves some equipment operation); perform buildings and grounds maintenance; design, fabricate, and install various signs for many purposes throughout the City; moderate lifting and a degree of physical labor required; assist with or complete all paperwork as assigned, good communication skill a must; position holder will be on 24 hour call, for a week at a time about once a month. Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and two (2) years of related experience in construction and maintenance areas, including: electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and building and ground maintenance. Valid driver's license is required. Certification as electrician and/or certification as traffic technician preferred. Salary is $13.21 hourly with benefits. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Public Services

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