Front Desk Specialist (HQ)

  • Location IconLexington County, SC
  • Time IconFull Time
  • Salary Icon$14.86 - $17.09 DOQ
  • Gear Icon02/05/2023

Job Purpose

This is a night shift position.

Delivers timely and accurate customer service to entities, both internal and external, on a continuous basis.  Directs and assists the public in obtaining information and services regarding general quality of life issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a working knowledge of services provided by other agencies, businesses, and government entities in the area and provides contact information and directions to those locations.
  • Reviews, processes, researches, and enters data within various law enforcement databases, both external and internal, often under time pressure and under the influence of numerous potential distractions.
  • Performs duties and tasks assigned to unit such as: greeting the public, answering phones, and mediating.
  • Performs other similar duties as required.

Job Specifications and Qualifications


  • Physical locations of entities within the County to direct people;
  • Nonprofit help organizations and the services they provide;
  • Numerous databases to assist with the functions of the position;
  • Microsoft Office to write reports and perform other functions of the position;


  • Decision making in stressful situations;
  • Multi-tasking over a number of projects and assignments;
  • Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact.


  • High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required.

Licensing and Certifications:

  • Must have or must have the ability to complete a 40 hour NCIC Certification;
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements

  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly having to move objects. ¬†If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for the Sedentary Work category and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated Light Work.
  • Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.