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Building Maintenance Worker: Saluda County is now accepting applications for Buildings Maintenance Worker effective.  Duties include but are not limited to: Performs preventive and responsive maintenance on county buildings; Inspects buildings to determine maintenance and repair needs; Performs scheduled maintenance on county buildings; Performs janitorial services as needed; Participates in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and other building maintenance; Performs grounds maintenance duties; Completes work orders; Responds to after-hour emergencies as needed.  Reports to Public Building Superintendent.  Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education; sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position.  A detailed job description is available at the County Council office, 400 W. Highland Street, Saluda, SC 29138.  Applications along with resume and ten year driving record may be submitted to Sandra G. Padget, County Administrator, at the above address or s.padget @saludacounty.sc.gov Position is open until filled.  EOE

Mechanic: Saluda County is accepting applications for Mechanic. Duties include but are not limited to: Performs preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment; Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions; makes repairs; Maintains vehicle and equipment records to track maintenance intervals and history; Schedules equipment maintenance and repair; Makes welding repairs and fabricates parts; Maintains inventory of parts and supplies; reorders as needed; Copies, codes, and files invoices; Operates various types of shop equipment, machinery, precision instruments, and specialized tools; Makes roadside repairs as needed; Operates equipment in support of department operations as needed. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License; possession of a health card. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. A complete job description can be obtained from the Roads and Bridges Department. Applications along with resume and a ten year driving record may be submitted to Andrew Coleman, Superintendent of Roads and Bridges, or emailed to a.coleman@saludacounty.sc.gov  Position is open until filled. EOE

Equipment Operator: Saluda County is now accepting applications for Equipment Operator.  Duties include but are not limited to:  operates a variety of equipment, including dump trucks, backhoes; track hoes, front end loader, maintains assigned vehicles and equipment; performs pre and post-op vehicle inspections; transports materials and equipment to and from work sites; flags traffic and installs control devices at work sites; maintains and repairs drainage systems; maintains dirt and gravel roads; removes debris; responds to after-hour emergencies and other related duties. Reports to Roads and Bridges Superintendent.  Knowledge of the techniques, equipment and supplies used in road maintenance; knowledge of county and departmental safety policies and procedures.  Knowledge of level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in field of work in addition to basic skills typically associated with high school education; possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Class A commercial driver’s license issued by the State of South Carolina.  A detailed job description is available at the Roads and Bridges Department  175 Public Safety Drive, Saluda, SC 29138.  Applications along with resume and ten year driving record may be submitted to Andrew T. Coleman or a.coleman@saludacounty.sc.gov. Position is open until filled.  EOE

Library Director: Saluda County is accepting applications for Library Director.  Duties include but are not limited to:  Directs the operations of the county library system; Develops and implements library policies and procedures; Directs, monitors, evaluates, and administers all the library's programmatic, fiscal, and personnel functions; Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations; Coordinates and collaborates with other local agencies and organizations; Administers grant funds; prepares and presents budget requests; manages budgeted funds; Administers personnel policies and supervises library staff; completes performance evaluations; Provides training to library personnel in the use of printed reference materials and electronic resources; Coordinates long-term library planning for the development of library services; Directs public relations campaigns to promote the library within the community; Assists in the planning of new construction or alteration to existing facilities; Coordinates the development of library collections; Prepares and submits a variety of regular and special reports; Participates in professional organizations and meetings; Knowledge of library science and administration; Knowledge of library technology. A detailed job description is available by emailing s.padget@saludacounty.sc.gov  Applications along with resume and ten-year driving record may be submitted to Sandra Padget, Administrator, at 400 W. Highland Street, Saluda, SC or by email to s.padget@saludacounty.sc.gov  Position is open until filled.  EOE

Paramedic - Saluda County is accepting applications for a Paramedic Crew Chief position with Saluda County EMS. Duties include but are not limited to responding to emergency calls and providing medical assistance to the sick and injured.  Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Preferred experience in 911 emergency medical service. Must attend SCEMS CEP/IST program and maintain EMT Paramedic, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, CPR certifications, and any other mandated courses Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.  A detailed job description is available at the County Council Office or Saluda County EMS.  Applications along with a current ten-year driving record may be submitted to the County Council Office, 400 West Highland Street or Saluda County EMS, 154 Medical Park Road, Saluda, S.C. Position open until filled. EOE

E-911 Emergency Dispatcher - Saluda County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for an E-911 Emergency Dispatcher. Requires a high school diploma or GED. Must pass a drug screening and background check. Must be able to work 12-hour shifts. Successful candidates will possess good communication and typing skills. If selected, candidates will be required to complete a two-week training course at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, as well as attain a 40 hour NCIC certification. Applications may be obtained from the Saluda County Sheriff’s Office or www.saludacounty.sc.gov. The position is open until filled. EOE

Part-time Recycle Site Attendant: Saluda County is accepting applications for a Part-time Convenience Center Site Attendant.  The position includes working under regular supervision, monitors and screens all waste and recyclable materials delivered by residents to County Convenience Centers, ensures the public places materials in proper containers and monitors container volume, and maintains site appearance and safety. Performs related work as required. Reports to Solid Waste Coordinator.  Previous work-related skills, training, and experience will be taken into consideration for all applicants. Other requirements include a clear criminal background check and a current motor vehicle driving report.  Applications and a complete job description may be obtained from www.saludacounty.sc.gov or Saluda County Council Office, 400 West Highland Street, Saluda, SC 29138, and returned to Saluda County Council Office or emailed to s.padget@saludacounty.sc.gov.  Positions are open until filled. EOE.  A complete job description is available by contacting the Solid Waste Coordinator's Office, 702 Batesburg Highway, Saluda, S.C. Monday through Thursday, between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm.

Detention Officer - The Saluda County Detention Center is now accepting applications for a Class 2 Detention Officer position.  Qualifications include a clear criminal background and/or driver's history and High School Diploma or GED.  Applicant must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license.  Applications and a complete job description can be picked up at the Saluda County Detention Center at 205 E. Church Street, Saluda, SC 29138. EOE

 NOTE: Applications are accepted only when job openings are posted.

 Saluda County Employment Application (PDF)

Applications will be received by the Saluda County Council Office, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Applications will be accepted through mail, fax or email:

Saluda County Council Office
400 West Highland Street
Saluda, SC 29138
Fax No: 864-445-9405
j.drafts@saludacounty.sc.gov

SALUDA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY.