Current Sumter County Employment Opportunities

Public Information Officer/Deputy for the Sheriff’s Office

Sumter County is Presently Seeking: 
Public Information Officer/Deputy for the Sheriff’s Office
Starting Salary: 
DOQ
Examples of Work Performed: : 

Plans and conducts public relation programs designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. Prepares and distributes fact sheets, news releases, photographs, etc. to media representatives, governmental officials, community groups, and the public. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and written. Maintains record of projects, events, and information related to law enforcement trends and practices.

Basic Emergency Medical Technicians

Sumter County is Presently Seeking: 
Basic Emergency Medical Technicians for the Emergency Medical Services Department
Starting Salary: 
DOQ
Examples of Work Performed: : 

Under regular supervision, responds to emergency medical calls promptly, providing patients quality medical treatment and transportation to appropriate medical facilities. Completes required records and performs routine maintenance of equipment and vehicles. Responds to emergency calls, providing basic life support treatment and first aid to patients as well as transportation to appropriate medical facility.

Comptroller for the Sumter County Finance Department

Sumter County is Presently Seeking: 
Comptroller for the Sumter County Finance Department
Starting Salary: 
$60,000 - $85,000
Examples of Work Performed: : 

Oversee financing strategies and activities.  Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the County’s operations and business plans.  Develop financial business plans and forecasts; participate in corporate policy development as a member of the senior management team.  Engage Sumter County Council in the development of short, medium, and long term financial plans and projections.  Remain up to date on governmental audit standards, and state and federal law regarding governmental operations.  Oversee and ensure proper

Paramedics for EMS

Sumter County is Presently Seeking: 
Paramedics for the Emergency Medical Services Department
Starting Salary: 
DOQ
Examples of Work Performed: : 

Under regular supervision, responds to emergency medical calls promptly, providing patients quality medical treatment and transportation to appropriate medical facilities. Completes required records. Provides instruction and leadership to co-workers and subordinates. Responds to emergency calls, providing basic and advanced life support treatment to patients as well as transportation to appropriate medical facility. Obtains patient medical history if possible, assesses physical condition of patients and makes decisions regarding proper courses of action.

Correction Officer

Sumter County is Presently Seeking: 
Correctional Officers for the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center
Starting Salary: 
$22,333
Examples of Work Performed: : 

Under regular supervision, provides the proper detention and care of persons lawfully incarcerated and maintains the safety, security and welfare of inmates, staff and the general public. Books and releases inmates. Oversees the activities of inmates, including those assigned to work release and house arrest programs.  Maintains and submits required records. Books new inmates, performing such duties as conducting criminal history and medical background checks, classifying inmates, issuing clothing and supplies, preparing inventories of personal property, entering all pertinent booking data into computer, taking ID photographs, fingerprinting, conducting drug tests, assigning quarters, etc.

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