Current Vacancies

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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:
Kershaw County
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.

Dispatcher (CONTINUOUS POSTING)

  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.45/hr
  • Posted Date:09/23/2011

Job Type:    Full-time/Part-time

Job Title:    Dispatcher

Work Schedule:    Sunday thru Saturday; 12.25 hours - Rotating shifts to include evenings and weekends

Location:    Kershaw County E-911 Central Communications 
                   Camden, SC

Benefits:    Medical Insurance, Retirement, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Days (Full-                  time ONLY)

Summary:     Full-time and Part-time Dispatchers needed in E-911 Central Communications.

Qualifications: Requires high school diploma or equivalent, recommended/suggested experience in public safety agencies or radio dispatching or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be able to type accurately on computer. Requires excellent communications skills and pose while working under extreme stress and/or pressure is essential. Must be able to take and pass SLED required course, federally mandated courses, CPR, S.C. Criminal Justice Academy 9-1-1 school and any additional related courses as needed for the completion of duties. Must be able to work well with co-workers, the public and a variety of agencies in the performance of duties. Required to have and maintain a clear background and SC driver’s licenses and record.  Must pass drug screening and be dependable and prompt.

Responsibilities: Operates emergency and non-emergency communications equipment to ensure the proper receiving, logging and dissemination of information. Documents and maintains accurate records of information received and given to public safety officers and other service agencies. Equipment includes but is not limited to telephone, radio, various computers, TTY, call checks. Answers all emergency and no-emergency phone and radio calls for service requesting fire, police, EMC and rescue etc. coming into the county. Monitors phones, radios, weather system and numerous computers for pertinent information to ensure the optimum service. Assist other non-county agencies when necessary in handling and completion of incidents. Applies accepted polices, practices and procedures while performing duties. Performs duties in accordance of county, city and state laws, regulations, rules and codes as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

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. Applications should ONLY be submitted to:

LCOAL branch of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce
OR
Office of Human Resources
Kershaw County Government Center
515 Walnut Street
Camden, SC 29020
 
Kershaw County is an equal opportunity 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.

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