South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 61009022
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***This position is in the Lowcountry. The counties it will include are Marlboro, Darlington, Lee, Sumter, Clarendon, Calhoun, Berkeley, Orangeburg, Bamberg, Colleton, Barnwell, Allendale, Hampton, Jasper, Beaufort. Travel to other parts of the state on a limited basis as directed and required. Reviews submitted Architectural/Engineering drawings; maintains professional demeanor and state-of-the-art knowledge of health care facility construction issues. Assists with staff training. Monitors the construction/renovation of any licensed or proposed health care facility through on-site visits. Maintains documentation in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures including but not limited to construction inspections and testing. Consults with owners, administrators, architects and engineers in planning, design and construction of licensed or proposed health care facilities. Provides assistance and coordination to personnel within the Department concerning Architectural, Engineering and Fire/Life Safety issues pertaining to health care facilities. When requested, participates as a member of Healthcare Quality’s emergency response team, serving in the Emergency Operations Center or other designated assignment; participates in disaster preparedness and response and is designated as an essential employee, subject to duty and/or call on a 24-hour basis during an emergency. Performs other duties as requested.
MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
State Minimum Requirements: Special Requirements: Registration with the South Carolina Board of Architectural Examiners.
Minimum Requirements: A bachelor's degree in architecture and experience as a registered architect.
Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Agency Additional Requirements: Must have the ability to work in a fast-pace, highly stressful environment. Must be able to lift and carry 30 or more pounds to a distance and/or height of up to 20 feet. Must be able to bend, stoop, and climb as part of the inspection process. Overnight travel is required and is subject to 24-hour on call duty during a declared emergency. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.
Master’s in architecture and at least 5 years of relative experience as a registered architect. Registration with the South Carolina Board of Architectural Examiners. Performs work throughout the State of South Carolina, but primarily in the Lowcountry region. A valid driver’s license is required.
DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.
SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
About South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control
Area: Healthcare Quality
Bureau/Office/Region: Bureau of Health Care Planning and Construction
Program Area: Division of Health Facilities Construction
Location: Charleston County, South Carolina
Building: Columbia Mills
New/Existing Position: Existing
Job Type: FTE
Hours per Week: 37.5
SCEIS Number: 61009022
Justification for Critical Need: Vacant