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We would like to thank you for your interest in serving Berkeley County Water & Sanitation.  Please note, we are no longer accepting paper employment applications.  If you are interested in applying for a position with BCWS, you will need to set up a personal account by clicking on "My Job Applications" - this will allow you to create an account or go to your account that you have already set up to apply for a position.  You will receive confirmation via e-mail that your application has been received.  As your application is processed you will receive an updated status also via e-mail.  We will only contact an applicant if he/she is actively being considered for a position.

If called for an interview, please bring a copy of the following items with you: copy of Social Security Card, copy of SC Driver's Licenses, (10) ten year drving record for SC or any state that you have resided in for the past (10) ten years, copy of G.E.D or HS Diploma, and a copy of certificate/degree required for the position you are applying for at this time.  If you do not bring these required items to the interview, we will not be able to consider you for the position.

Job Title: For In-house Employees ONLY. Please complete when applying for a Step Increase.
Division: IN-HOUSE STEP INCREASE
Department: IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY
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Job Title: Appraiser
Division: IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY
Department: IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY
Reports To: Real Property Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: C26 (Entry Level Bi-Weekly Pay Range: $1192.70 - $1371.60)

IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY.
CLOSING DATE: 06/30/2015

DEPARTMENT: REAL PROPERTY SERVICES

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under the general supervision of the Senior Appraisers, appraises real property to determine fair market value for assessment purposes. Records appraisal information on computer terminals. Researches recent sales information to confirm asking/sales prices in the area. Measures and appraises all appropriate structures within Berkeley County. Conducts field studies to determine depreciation/appreciation after remodeling, additions, rezoning or other economic influences. Deals courteously and effectively with property owners, both in person and by telephone. Performs general office duties including indexing, filing, checking and verifying records. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appraiser - Must have and maintain a valid SC Real Estate Appraiser’s License throughout employment. (Licensed, Certified Residential, or Certified General License preferred.) Government appraisal experience preferred. Employee will be asked to resign or will be separated from employment if required certifications are not maintained.
Appraiser Apprentice - Must hold an active SC Real Estate Appraiser Apprentice License. Must up-grade to an Appraiser License within five (5) years of acquiring the Apprentice License. Employee will be asked to resign or will be separated from employment if required certification is not obtained and maintained.
Appraiser Trainee - Associate degree or higher, or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 21 college semester hours in specified coursework and six (6) months general work experience. SC Real Estate Appraiser’s Apprentice License must be obtained within one (1) years of employment passing 75 classroom hours (QE1, QE2, QE3). Employee will be asked to resign or will be separated from employment if required certification is not obtained and maintained.
Intermediate Word and Excel experience required. Knowledge of Appraisal software applications including Patriot, AS400, URAR preferred.
Valid driver’s license for South Carolina. Must have safe driving record.
Ability to make arithmetical computations with speed and accuracy.
Must be organized, detail oriented, and multi-tasking.
Must be able to understand laws pertaining to appraisals and must have the ability to analyze large amounts of data for revaluation.
Departmental testing may be administered during interview.
A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires the employee to frequently sit and use hands to handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; walk, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

SAFETY INFORMATION/DUTIES:
This is a safety sensitive position and subject to random drug and alcohol testing. All employees holding such jobs or requesting promotion or transfer to such jobs are subject to drug and alcohol testing. Attends all required safety training, follows safety policies and procedures and uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for assigned tasks.

HOURS OF WORK/MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
This position is classified as non-exempt and reports to directly to the Director of Real Property Services. Thirty-seven and one half (37.5) hours per week. Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm or 9am to 5pm with the ability to work flexible hours when necessary. Four day workweek may be available. Scheduled hours/days, job location, duties and any other information contained herein is subject to change. May be required to work extra hours and to perform extra or different duties during emergency situations.

Appraiser – Grade C26
Entry Level Bi-Weekly Pay Range: $1192.70 - $1371.60

Appraiser Apprentice – Grade C18
Entry Level Bi-Weekly Pay Range: $1022.31 - $1175.66

Appraiser Trainee – Grade C08
Entry Level Bi-Weekly Pay Range: $809.33 - $930.73

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Job Title: Maintenance
Division: IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY
Department: IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY
Reports To: Courtroom Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: C06 (Entry Level Bi-Weekly Pay Range: $766.73 - $881.74)

IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY.
CLOSING DATE: 06/29/2015

DEPARTMENT: CLERK OF COURT’S OFFICE

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Serve as a lead custodian in coordinating the daily operation of the custodial staff, primarily in the Berkeley County Courthouse. Perform various levels of skilled tasks in the custodial trade. Perform inspection of custodial work completed in the Courthouse to ensure adequate levels of cleanliness are maintained. Oversee and perform routine cleaning tasks including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, disposing of trash, dusting, and scrubbing. May also buff/wax floors, spot clean carpeted areas, polish and clean wood fixtures, disinfect and chemically treat restroom facilities and water fountains, stock and maintain various dispensers including soap, toilet tissue/paper towels, and cleaning supplies. Perform training of subordinate staff members in use of various types of cleaning equipment. Maintain an accurate inventory of supplies/equipment. Perform other related task as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduate or equivalent, and 1 year related custodial experience. Experience must be as a Custodian in a large residential, commercial or industrial environment. Knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is preferred.
Ability to read and write. Computer knowledge required to use email and work order system.
Ability to communicate in verbal and written form.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Valid driver’s license for South Carolina. Must have safe driving record.
Departmental testing may be administered during interview
Completed degree(s) beneficial to the position may be partially considered as work experience.
A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one is not on file.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

SAFETY INFORMATION/DUTIES:
This is a safety sensitive position and subject to random drug and alcohol testing. All employees holding such jobs or requesting promotion or transfer to such jobs are subject to drug testing. Attends all required safety training, follows safety policies and procedures and uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for assigned tasks.

HOURS OF WORK/MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
This position is currently classified as non-exempt and reports directly to the Courtroom Manager. Thirty-seven and one half (37.5) hours per week. Day shift hours Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. alternating with night shift hours, Monday through Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and night shift Fridays from 11:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Scheduled hours/days, job location, duties and any other information contained herein is subject to change. Must also be able to work weekends when special projects are assigned. May be required to work extra hours and to perform extra or different duties during emergency situations.

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Job Title: Administrative Clerk 2 - Part Time
Division: IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY
Department: IN-HOUSE APPLICANTS ONLY
Reports To: Berkeley County Library Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: C03 (Entry Level Hourly Range: $9.37 - $10.78)

DEPARTMENT: GOOSE CREEK LIBRARY

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs a variety of customer service and clerical tasks including helping customers to obtain a library card and/or internet use card. Demonstrates to customers how to use the library’s catalog and computers. Performs other library-related computer functions using standard office software as well as the library’s integrated system. Checks library materials in and out; shelves materials. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduate or equivalent, and one (1) year related Library experience preferred. Candidates should possess a positive attitude and enjoy helping people.
Clerical skills including filing, customer service, math, data entry and correct grammar usage.
Data Entry/Basic Skills test score of 58 is required for this position.
Must be able to operate general office equipment.
Departmental testing may be administered during interviews.
Completed degree(s) beneficial to the position may be partially considered as work experience.
A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires the employee to frequently sit and use hands to handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to walk, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

SAFETY INFORMATION/DUTIES:
Attends all required safety training, follows safety policies and procedures and uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for all assigned tasks.
HOURS OF WORK/MISCELLANEOUS DUTIES:
This position is currently classified as non-exempt and reports to the Berkeley County Library Director. Twenty (20) hours per week between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Shift assignments are based on need and are made at the discretion of the Branch Manager. Must be able to substitute at any Berkeley County Library where need demands additional staffing. Scheduled hours/days, job location, duties and any other information contained herein is subject to change. May be required to work extra hours and to perform extra or different duties during emergency situations.

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