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Public Safety Loss Control Consultant

Come join a team where you will be valued while engaging in meaningful work supporting the cities and towns in South Carolina! This is a remote work/travel position, but employee in this role is expected to be in the office occasionally for meetings, etc. 

Who We Are

Welcome to the Municipal Association of South Carolina. The Association is a nonprofit organization representing all of South Carolina’s 271 cities and towns. The Association is dedicated to the principles established by the cities and towns that founded it: to offer the services, programs and products that will give municipal officials the knowledge, experience and tools necessary to operate efficiently and effectively in the complex world of local government. 

The Association’s staff works as a team to deliver top-notch customer service to thousands of municipal officials across the state. From the capital city to small, rural towns, we strive to offer trainings, grants, risk management services, statewide legislative advocacy, resources and other services that help municipal officials govern smarter and better. 

South Carolina hometowns, represented by the Municipal Association of South Carolina, bring value to our state as important building blocks in supporting economic growth and prosperity. Come be a part of the team. 

To learn more about the Municipal Association and its programs and services, visit www.masc.sc

What We’re Searching For

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting resumes for the position of public safety loss control consultant for the risk management services worker’s compensation and property/liability insurance programs. 

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provides professional consulting services in law enforcement risk management and loss control analysis to member cities to minimize loss and manage necessary exposure. Assists member cities and towns in developing effective safety and risk management programs; Conducts assessments of member risk management programs and procedures; Utilizes a variety of software applications to prepare and present annual reviews; Researches and provides multiple sources of data, standards and best practices as a technical resource for members. 
  • Travels extensively in-state with occasional overnight stays to meet with municipal staff, including police and fire professionals, human resources professionals, finance directors, risk managers, administrative support staff, executives, mayors, and members of city councils. 
  • Develops and conducts law enforcement and fire safety specific training to increase potential loss awareness among public safety staff; Prepares articles for the quarterly newsletter and other Association publications as needed; Provides recommendations for various proposed law enforcement and public safety legislation. 

Qualifications included but are not limited to: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in criminal justice, fire science, business administration, public administration, risk management or a closely related field;  Four years of law enforcement industry experience with an emphasis on development of policies and procedures and training or an equivalent combination of related training and experience; Successful completion of training at the SC Fire Academy with two to three years of experience in firefighting or any equivalent combination of training and experience in fire science/technology and emergency response a plus. Working knowledge of state and federal laws applicable to law enforcement, public safety, and operations of municipal government; Experience in safety, risk management, or loss control administration is a plus. 
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license and a current or former law enforcement officer certification; Must be able to obtain Associate in Risk Management Designation and other instructor certifications, such as defensive driving certification, as needed. SC Fire Academy certification is a plus. 
  • Demonstrated above average interpersonal, organizational and customer services skills, excellent written and verbal communication, analytical, problem solving, technology, and time management skills, experience developing and conducting training; strong awareness of and ability to maintain confidentiality. 

Pay and Benefits Info: Competitive salary based on qualifications and excellent benefits package including South Carolina State Retirement and insurance. This is a remote work/travel position, but employee in this role is expected to be in the office occasionally for meetings, etc. Company car is provided. 

How to ApplyVisit the Municipal Association of SC Career Center. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit us online at www.masc.sc.

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Manager of South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems

Join a team where you will be valued while engaging in meaningful work supporting the cities operating Municipal Power Systems! Flexible/hybrid remote work arrangements are available after a training and orientation period.

Who We Are

The Association is a nonprofit organization representing South Carolina's 271 cities and towns. The Association is dedicated to the principles: to offer the services, programs and products that will give municipal officials the knowledge, experience and tools necessary to operate efficiently and effectively in the complex world of local government. The Municipal Association of SC provides contracted management and support services for the South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems. SCAMPS is a nonprofit organization established to promote cooperation among and speak as a unified voice for municipal electric utilities. Primary functions of SCAMPS include coordinating emergency mutual aid assistance for municipal electric providers; promoting training and education programs; collecting, compiling and distributing information concerning municipal electric utilities; sharing legal services; advocating for municipal utilities on legislative and regulatory issues and serving as a forum for the discussion of matters of mutual interests. A seven-member board of directors elected by its membership sets policy for and governs SCAMPS.

What We're Searching For

The Municipal Association of South Carolina seeks a well-qualified and results-oriented candidate for the position of manager and secretary for the board of directors for the South Carolina Association of Municipal Power Systems. Primary responsibilities include providing executive direction, management and support to the board of directors of SCAMPS directly or through Association support staff and serving as the organization's principal contact and spokesperson. This position reports to the Deputy Executive Director of the Municipal Association.

Job duties:

  • Develops and executes a board of director-approved work plan to achieve goals 
  • Plans, directs and manages SCAMPS programs, events, training and technical and other services directly or through Association support staff.
  •  Directs assigned support staff, including planning, instructing and assigning work, reviewing work for completeness and accuracy, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, and allocating personnel
  • Provides technical support to the Municipal Association's advocacy staff and other partners on legislative and regulatory issues 
  • Serves as the principal contact and representative for SCAMPS on all matters involving municipal electric utilities, including investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, state and federal agencies or departments 
  • Regularly visits SCAMPS utilities to maintain relationships with the utility's elected council or board, the chief administrative officer and the electric utility director to advance SCAMPS' mission and member value.
  • Serves as primary spokesperson for SCAMPS on all issues
  • Provides oversight and logistical support for SCAMPS' mutual aid program, including coordination with SCAMPS members, members of the Southern States Compact and the American Public Power Association mutual aid program 

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, public administration, business administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university 
  • Five or more years of operational experience at an electric distribution utility 
  • Knowledge and understanding of South Carolina laws and regulations affecting electric utilities  
  • Strong communication, organizational, presentation, and written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications 

  • An advanced degree or certification as a Professional Engineer 
  • Three or more years of management experience at a municipal electric utility
  • Experience working with an elected council or board of directors 
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with electric utility-related external organizations and joint action agencies
  • Knowledge of the American Public Power Association (APPA) programs and services
    • Must possess a valid state driver's license

Special Certifications and Licenses: 

Pay info: Competitive salary based on qualifications with excellent benefits package, including SC state retirement and health insurance

How to apply:

Visit the Municipal Association of SC Career Center. The position will remain open until filled. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit us online at www.masc.sc,

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Administrative Assistant

Come join a team where you will be valued while engaging in meaningful work supporting the cities and towns in South Carolina! Flexible/hybrid remote work arrangements available after a training and orientation period. 

Who We Are

Welcome to the Municipal Association of South Carolina. The Association is a nonprofit organization representing all of South Carolina’s 271 cities and towns. The Association is dedicated to the principles established by the cities and towns that founded it: to offer the services, programs and products that will give municipal officials the knowledge, experience and tools necessary to operate efficiently and effectively in the complex world of local government. 

The Association’s staff works as a team to deliver top-notch customer service to thousands of municipal officials across the state. From the largest cities to small, rural towns, we strive to offer trainings, grants, risk management services, statewide legislative advocacy, resources and other services that help municipal officials govern smarter and better. 

South Carolina hometowns, represented by the Municipal Association of South Carolina, bring value to our state as important building blocks in supporting economic growth and prosperity. 

Come be a part of the team. 

To learn more about the Municipal Association and its programs and services, visit www.masc.sc

What We’re Searching For

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant. This full-time position will support our Education and Training team. 

Job Duties: 

  • Provides daily administrative support for the affiliate groups
  • Assists in coordinating meetings and training for affiliate groups including but not limited to contacting and arranging for the participation of exhibitors; preparing administrative documents and proofing all materials; assembling information packets; preparing name badges; processing registration, etc. 
  • Provides administrative support for the preparation, organization, and implementation of marketing and membership renewal process for assigned affiliates including patron members
  • Invoices and processes account receivable and payable in areas of responsibility; enters and maintains accurate financial data and prepares reports as required.
  • Assists in preparing, disseminating and summarizing surveys
  • Composes reports and correspondence
  • Assists in managing the certification, scholarship and designation program
  • Administers and updates listserve memberships
  • Assists with special projects or assignments related to assigned affiliate operations such as annual compensation survey, planning officials training, and/or certification programs. 
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Develops and maintains efficient record-keeping systems;
  • Provides general administrative support to supervisors and other staff, including but not limited to scheduling and coordinating meetings, researching and compiling data for reports, making travel and accommodations arrangements
  • Travels periodically to perform the duties of this position.
  • Assists the receptionist with front desk coverage as needed.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree, vocational technical degree or experience/training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college education with an emphasis in business, office management, meeting planning or related field.
  • Three years of administrative support and/or meeting planning experience. Education may be substituted for a portion of experience.
  • Advanced skills in all Microsoft Office programs; Database experience is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and leadership skills; and the ability to think strategically and be a team player.
  • Valid state driver’s license 

Pay info: Competitive salary based on qualifications and excellent benefits package including South Carolina State Retirement and insurance.

How to apply: Apply at our Career Center. Position will remain open until filled.  

The Municipal Association of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.