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Equipment Operator: Saluda County is now accepting applications for Equipment Operator. Position is vacant effective March 28, 2022.  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 the 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 drivers license issued by the State of South Carolina.  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 at 400 W. Highland Street or s.padget@saludacounty.sc.gov Position is open until filled.  EOE

Custodian: Saluda County is accepting applications for Custodian.  Duties include but are not limited to: empties and cleans waste receptacles; cleans and sanitizes restrooms; restocks restroom supplies; cleans lobbies; sweeps, mops and vacuums floors; dusts and polishes furniture, blinds and window sills; sets up rooms for meetings; washes windows, walls and baseboards; maintains supply inventory; reports repair needs to appropriate personnel. 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 s.padget@saludacounty.sc.gov or returned to Sandra G. Padget at 400 W. Highland Street, Saluda, S.C. Position is open until filled.  EOE

Mechanic: Saluda County is accepting applications for Mechanic.  Duties include but are not limited to:  performing preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment; diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions; making repairs; maintaining vehicle and equipment records to track maintenance intervals and history; scheduling equipment maintenance and repair; welding repairs; fabricating parts; maintaining inventory of parts and supplies; operating various types of shop equipment; operating equipment in support of department operations.  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 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 Director, at the above address or 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 21 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

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.