Employment Postings

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Since SCRWA stands on the “front lines” regarding the water and wastewater industry in South Carolina, we are the first to know what positions might be available throughout our state. Check this page often for new job opportunities within our industry. If you have a job you would like posted, please send the information to with the subject line “job posting.” Please do not send PDF documents; only Word documents will be accepted. Job postings will be removed after 60 days.

 

Customer Service Representative (Marion Office)

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 1/19/18)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs responsible clerical work/payment processing involving customer service activities and the preparation and/or maintenance of fiscal or related records; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Handles and processes payments at register daily;
  • Balances drawer daily;
  • Handles and processes daily deposits;
  • Submits daily register paperwork and applications to Billing/Collections Department;
  • Verifies all money through the Accubanker counterfeit detector and puts in drop safe as needed;
  • Handles and processes new service applications, transfer applications and customer terminations;
  • Matches work orders for applications, transfers, and terminations turned in by meter, tap and repair departments;
  • Verifies application fees are paid for sewer inspections;
  • Contacts inspectors when inspections are requested;
  • Receives customer complaints, searches information, and prepares work orders;
  • Handles utility account inquiries;
  • Operates calculator and other standard office equipment incidental to maintaining records;
  • Answers high quantity of telephone calls and assists walk-in customers on a daily basis;
  • Contacts dispatch when needed to have information sent to field employees;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of bookkeeping terminology, methods, procedures and equipment; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; general knowledge of utility service connection, termination, billing, collecting and adjustment procedures; skilled in the use of a variety of office machines; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to establish and follow detailed work procedures; ability to multi-task; ability to post accounts and perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; ability to type at the rate of 35 wpm; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; ability to stand and sit in high task chair for extended periods of time; and ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in Business, Marketing or related field.

SALARY: Range is $26,665.60 – $55,452.80.

Application deadline: 5:00 pm on Friday, January 26, 2018

Click here to apply online.

 

Wastewater Plant Operator I

City of Rock Hill
(posted 12/12/17)

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCEA high school diploma and experience in wastewater plant treatment operation or related work.  The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

An “A” level certificate in biological treatment is preferred; a “D” level certificate in biological treatment is required.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices applied to the operation and light maintenance of pumps and similar machinery.
  • Knowledge of the proper methods of lubricating equipment.
  • Skill in the use and care of the tools and equipment used in the plant.
  • Ability to inspect wastewater plant equipment in operation and to detect flaws and defects in operation.
  • Ability to perform needed laboratory analysis and operate biological treatment systems.
  • Ability to efficiently and safely operate all equipment and machinery used in wastewater plant operations.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers.  Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.
  • Willingness and ability to acquire a class “A” certificate in biological sewage treatment plant operation.
  • Willingness and ability to work varied shifts as relief operator when needed.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Inspects all wastewater plant equipment, including automatic controls, louvers and screens, ventilation and chlorination equipment, trickling filter distributors, sludge collectors, scum skimmers, aeration equipment, blowers, air filters and accessories, grit aeration and removal equipment, pneumatic control equipment, metering and monitoring equipment, air compressors, and accessories.
  • Provides relief coverage for vacations, sick time, and emergencies.
  • Assists Wastewater Operator II with duties when requested.
  • Pumps sludge from primary settling tanks into sludge boxes and into digesters; skims primary tanks; drains traps.
  • Prepares daily reports and maintains accurate records, including log sheets, charts, and recording sheets.
  • Inspects motors, bearings, and gear boxes for overheating and proper lubrication; checks temperatures on digester heaters; takes temperatures of sludge and effluent at various stages.
  • Collects samples of wastewater at various stages of processing; performs routine laboratory tests according to prescribed procedures; records test results.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operation, maintenance, trouble shooting, and handling special problems at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • Maintains equipment, buildings, and grounds in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Assists maintenance staff and works in the lab when needed.
  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

Salary: $17.64 – $25.57 Per Hour

Note: 12 hour shifts (6:00 P.M. – 6:00 A.M.); (7 days on, 7 days off)

Apply at the Personnel Office, City Hall, Room 230, Main Floor.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.  Priority consideration may be given to qualified persons currently employed by the City of Rock Hill who submit their application to the Human Resources Department.

 

 

Water Distribution Operator

Town of Monetta
(posted 11/6)

Job duties: 

  • Constructs, installs and maintains water service lines and mains; and completes water taps, service connections and associated appurtenances and read water meters
  • Locates, troubleshoots and repairs broken water mains and service lines
  • Installs, replaces, maintains and/or repairs water meters and fire hydrants
  • Flush fire hydrants and tests hydrant flow pressure; and assists with the planning and installation of all infrastructures for all new developments within the town

Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma
  • Must have a minimum of one to two years of experience in a job-related field
  • Must be able to obtain within six months of hire, Class D Water Distribution Operator license and Backflow Prevention certification

Salary: Starting salary is $23,296.00, Based on 32 hours weekly; closed on Wednesdays

How to apply:  Apply at 290 Academy Street, Monetta, SC 29105

Deadline: Open until filled

The Town of Monetta is a drug- free and Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town of Monetta is an at will employment.

 

Distribution Technician I   2 positions available!

SJWD Water District
(posted 10/18/17)

POSITION SUMMARY: Under supervision, performs and assists with skilled work as a member of a crew in the installation, repair, and maintenance of underground water distribution pipeline systems; and performs related work as required.

Decision making is within district policy and procedures.  Supervision is available.  Much of the work is performed as a member of a crew, although individual assignments of a more limited nature may be performed.  Individuals in this position normally advance to Distribution Technician II after gaining experience and achieving proficiency which meet the requirements for that position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Pipeline installation, maintenance, and repair by assisting higher skilled employees.
  2. Measures, cuts, and joins steel, cast iron, ductile iron, asbestos cement, copper, and plastic water pipe.
  3. Taps water mains; installs copper or plastic service lines; installs industrial, commercial, or residential water meters.
  4. Installs and performs minor repairs to hydrants, valves, meters, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  5. Locates valves, meters, hydrants, and related appurtenances from maps, drawings, and sketches.
  6. Observes proper safety precautions; maintains tools, supplies, equipment, and the work site in a safe condition; learns to install shoring in trenches as directed; sets up and places traffic warning devices and barricades.
  7. Assists in preparing the work site and in ensuring that materials and tools are available as needed; returns tools and equipment to their proper place; helps keep tools and supplies in a clean and orderly manner on the job; cleans the work area after the job is completed.
  8. Performs physical labor work as required. Operates saws, compressor, spades and tampers to cut and remove pavement in preparation for pipeline installation and repair work.  Uses shovel, pick, and bar to excavate; back fills holes and trenches; installs shoring and bracing in holes and trenches as required.
  9. May assist in disinfecting the distribution system.
  10. May perform maintenance and repair to meters and meter boxes.
  11. May keep simple records of work performed.
  12. May perform investigation, leak detection, pipe location, and hydrant repair, under supervision, on a training basis.

CLASSIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge: The identification and use of standard and hand power tools; South Carolina driving and safe driving practices. The equipment, materials and methods used in pipeline installation, maintenance, and repair; identification, use, and operation of common hand and power tools; safety procedures pertaining to the work, including proper shoring and barricading methods; sanitation practices applied to water distribution pipelines.

Skill: Using standard measuring equipment such as a tape rule; performing semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of underground pipelines; repairing a variety of meters and gate valves using hand and power tools and equipment required for the work; reading the interpreting pipeline drawings, specifications, and survey markers.

Ability: Learn the methods, materials, hand and power tools, and equipment used in performing semi-skilled work in underground water distribution pipeline installation, maintenance, and repair; learn and apply safety procedures related to the work; learn to read pipeline drawings, blueprints, maps and specifications; perform simple arithmetic calculations; work cooperatively as a crew member; establish and maintain effective working relationships; follow oral and simple written instructions; complete forms accurately and keep simple records; learn to disinfect and flush the distribution system.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge, skills and abilities specified above. Generally, a high school diploma or its equivalent and at least 1 year of experience installing, maintaining, and repairing underground pipelines.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations Required:  CDL license desirable and Distribution License D

Equipment, Machines & Materials:  Office systems/equipment: laptops.  Heavy/specialized equipment: Backhoe, loader, boring machines, welder, air compressor, jack hammer, trencher, tractor, generators large and small, pumps, pipe saw, chain saw, dump truck, low boy truck.

Other requirements: Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the position, including the ability to lift and carry tools and equipment.  Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and work overtime on an extended shift or off-hours, as needed. See Working Conditions.

Application deadline: Friday, November 4

Anyone who is interested in applying for the position should submit a completed application (download here) to Larry Christopher in any one of the methods below:

  • In person: 307 Spartanburg Highway, Wellford, SC 29385
  • Mail: P.O. Box 607, Lyman, SC 29365
  • Email: 
  • Fax: 864-949-2818

If you have any questions, please contact Larry Christopher at .

 

 

Wastewater Plant Maintenance Technician – Metro Wastewater Plant

City of Columbia
(posted 10/11/17)

JOB SUMMARY:

This position performs skilled work in the inspection, maintenance and repair of the City’s wastewater treatment plant and/or sanitary sewer lift stations, and related equipment and facilities; and performs other skilled and semi-skilled work as required. This class works according to set procedures under close supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspects, maintains and repairs equipment and systems associated with the City’s wastewater treatment plant and lift stations;
  • Performs preventive maintenance on mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic plant equipment as scheduled; maintains related records;
  • Inspects, troubleshoots and repairs equipment;
  • Assists with construction and installation projects as assigned;
  • Performs general building and grounds maintenance and repair work as required;
  • Prepares and maintains accurate work records;
  • Performs all duties in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and standards of quality and safety;
  • Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns, complaints and requests for assistance from customers and the general public regarding areas of responsibility;
  • Attends meetings, training, etc., as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills;
  • Works on call 24 hours per day for emergency response. Must also be able to be on call on a rotating basis, as needed, and must be able to work additional hours, weekends, holidays, etc., as needed in order to accomplish assigned work;
  • May be required to work additional hours as needed in order to accomplish assigned work; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Valid South Carolina Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (with tanker endorsement), or be able to obtain within nine (9) months from date of hire or promotion;
  • Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator “D” license and Wastewater Collection System Operator “D” license or be able to obtain within 36 months from date of hire, or 18 months from date of promotion.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is considered heavy in nature and involves walking, standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching, and constantly lifting, pushing or raising objects, exerting between 35 to 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis and 100 pounds of force on a frequent basis.

SALARY RANGE: $ 33,336.00 – 41,670.00

QUESTIONS: Contact Maintenance Manager Ashley Dove at 803-545-0180.

APPLY ONLINE: Click here.

 

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