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Applications MUST be submitted in order to be considered for any job vacancy (see vacancies below). You may also attach a resume to the application if you have one. A new application must be submitted for each individual job applied for.
Submit applications to:
Attn: Human Resources
515 Walnut Street
Camden, SC 29020
You may also apply at our Local SC DEW office and note the vacancy is in
Camden, Kershaw County.
For questions please contact the Human Resources Department.
It is the policy of Kershaw County to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician
- Type:Full Time
- Salary/Pay Rate:Dependent on Qualifications $30,976 – 34,000 (Hiring Range)
- Posted Date:11/02/2018
Job: Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician
Type: Full Time/Hourly
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (may be required to respond to emergency calls after hours)
Location: Kershaw County Detention Center, Camden SC
Salary: Dependent on Qualifications $30,976 – 34,000 (Hiring Range)
General Statement of Job
The Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician maintains the Kershaw County Detention Center buildings and grounds in top condition to ensure the safety and security of the facility. To accomplish these tasks the Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician must adhere to all Detention Center security and policy procedures and work closely with the administrative staff and the Kershaw County Facilities Director.
Maintains buildings and grounds in top condition.
Works closely with the County’s Facility Director about work that requires outside expert assistance. Obtains quotes from vendors/contractors for projects and/or repairs as necessary.
Coordinates and maintains records for inspections and repairs with outside vendors and contractors. Verifies all inspections are current and up-to-date.
Supervises the activities of outside vendors, contractors and technicians.
Maintains inventory of chemicals, various supplies and equipment related to building and grounds maintenance.
Coordinates or inspects, operates and maintains the heating, cooling and ventilation systems (including boiler system) at the facility.
Does general repairs such as painting, patching walls, plumbing, basic electric, small equipment repairs, security hardware repairs, landscaping, mowing and general grounds upkeep.
Receives and responds to maintenance requests in a timely manner.
Maintains fire, smoke, and other safety systems within the structures including outside generators.
Performs preventative maintenance, repairs, and installation in connection with:
Electrical, plumbing, access control, and HVAC systems
Exterior and interior buildings
Grounds and Roof Top Systems
Mechanical Locking Mechanisms
Observes County and Detention Center policies at all times, and adheres to all County, City and State health and safety codes and procedures.
Advises the administrative staff and County Facilities Director on the condition of the buildings and facilities by conducting regular inspections of those areas and reporting the results of the inspections with particular emphasis on needed repairs.
Assures safety during inclement weather to include shoveling, salting, providing slip protection on wet floors and ingress and egress areas, securing against wind damage, snow removal, hurricane preparations, and topping off fuel in generators in case of an emergency.
Keeps abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
Other duties as assigned by the administrative staff
Must be 21 years of age.
High school diploma or equivalent.
5 years’ experience as a Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician or related field.
Hold a valid South Carolina driver’s license and have and maintain a safe driving record.
Must pass a background check including drug testing.
Ability to communicate and maintain good working relations with all County employees, vendors, contractors and the general public, and maintain a professional demeanor and appearance at all times.
Ability to work in a secure environment among inmates.
Strong knowledge of automatic fire alarms/sprinkler systems, lawn and turf care, HVAC systems/controls, plumbing and electrical systems. Experience with and working knowledge of cleaning techniques, materials and equipment.
Ability to meet tight time constraints and deadlines.
Ability to work using ladders, scaffolding and county vehicles/equipment. Ability to spend most of the work day standing, lifting and walking.
Operate a variety of equipment such as computer, printer, copier, intercom, radios, telephone, vehicles, tools, etc.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move heavy materials using appropriate equipment.
Ability to communicate in person, by radio, electronically and over the phone. Ability to complete reports, maintain inventories, etc.
Please visit www.kershaw.sc.gov
Go to JOBS tab
At the top of page select CLICK HERE for application
Kershaw County Employment Applications are only accepted for positions that are posted.
Employment Applications should ONLY be submitted within the posting dates
and must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date.
**Resumes are ONLY accepted as an attachment to a completed application**
Applications should ONLY be submitted to:
Kershaw County Government Center
515 Walnut Street
Camden, SC 29020
Any branch of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce
Kershaw County is an equal opportunity provider and employer. It is the policy of Kershaw County to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status. Kershaw County is a Drug-Free Workplace.