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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

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Engineering & Utilities

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Finance

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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 lifeguarding responsibilities. Qualifications: Applicants must have current American Red Cross ALS and Water Safety Instructors Certifications & CPR/PR/1st Aide/AED certifications (provide copies of all cards with application). Salary is $8.69 hourly with no benefits. Applicant must be 16 years of age. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All final candidates must pass pre-employment drug screening.

Lifeguard (Temporary)
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). Salary is $8.50 hourly with no benefits. Applicant must be 16 years of age. The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All final candidates must pass pre-employment drug screening.

Summer Day Camp Counselors-Temporary
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 and planning daily activities and arts and craft activities. Qualifications: Experience in childcare preferred. Must be 18 years old and able to obtain Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED certification. Salary is $8.50 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.

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director
Closes: 4/25/2014 : The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is accepting applications for a Director. Major duties include: Plans, directs, and coordinates the leisure services programs provided for the citizens; evaluates and identifies present and future community needs; establishes priorities; formulates long and short range recreation plans. Supervises professional, administrative, and labor personnel; interviews and recommends hiring of personnel; 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 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. Prepares and presents annual operating and capital budget recommendations and administers funds for the department; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with budget; prepares specifications, secures bids, and makes capital purchases. Works with various agencies and professional organizations to obtain grant and related technical assistance; ensures the preparation of grant applications for federal and state funds for projects. Works and meets with the Recreation Commission on recreation related activities and strategies. Works with various agencies and professional organizations to promote tourism in the City of Aiken and surrounding area. 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. Serves as a liaison between the City Manager and the Accommodation Tax Committee, Arts Commission, Senior Commission, University of South Carolina-Aiken, local non-profits, school district and other agencies Must have strong organizational skills and a dedicated customer service satisfaction focus. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Recreation or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Five years of experience developing and providing recreational, competitive and leisure service programs, including three years supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to be effective in this position. Must have a valid driver’s license. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience with benefits. Resumes may be mailed to City of Aiken, Human Resources Department, Post Office Box 1177, Aiken, SC 29802 The City of Aiken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free work place.

Facilities Assistant (Part-time)
Closes: 4/29/2014 : 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 $8.65 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

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