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City Manager's Office

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Engineering & Utilities

Utilities Team Leader
Closes: 4/29/2015 : The City of Aiken Engineering and Utilities Department is accepting applications for Utilities Team Leader. Major duties include: 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 and correct completion of work. Complete daily paperwork accurately and timely. Responsible for follow through and completion of projects. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of vehicle and equipment. Responsible for inventory and safety of work truck and equipment. Responsible for communicating City policies to work crew and citizens in a courteous manner. Maintain positive Customer relations. Maintain good attendance. Qualifications: Oral and written communication skills with employees and citizens in a professional manner. Ability to read and understand blueprints and plans. Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in Utilities. Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license, CDL preferred based on Division. Ability to make sound judgment and decisions. Salary is $12.17 hourly with benefits. 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

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.

Summer Day Camp Counselors
Closes: Until filled : Major Duties Include: These temporary positions are for the Weeks and 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. Must be 18 years old and able to obtain Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED certification. Salary is $8.74 hourly with no benefits. Hours are mainly Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 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 pre-employment drug screening.

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.

Facilities Assistant (Part-time)
Closes: 5/7/2015 : The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is accepting applications for Part-time Facilities Assistant for Citizens Park on a year round basis. Major duties include: prepare and secure the facilities for events; register teams and individuals; assist customers, participants and volunteers as needed; monitor league games and tournaments; and maintain and operate equipment. Qualifications: Must have HS 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 $8.89 hourly with no benefits. 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

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Public Services

Maintenance Worker I - Building and Grounds
Closes: 4/28/2015 : The City of Aiken Public Services Department is accepting applications for a Maintenance Worker I position for the Building and Grounds Division. Major duties include: installation and maintenance of seasonal flower beds, general landscaping maintenance, performing manual labor, and related duties. Qualifications: A working knowledge of annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees is preferred. Must be able to read and write, be able to understand and follow verbal instructions, and have a valid driver's license. Salary is $10.37 an hour with benefits. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vehicle Operator
Closes: 4/29/2015 : 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 $12.17 hourly with benefits. The City of Aiken is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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