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.

 

General  Manager Position

Montmorenci-Couchton Water & Sewer District

(posted 07/14/17)

Montmorenci-Couchton Water District is accepting applications for General Manager. We are located in Aiken County, serving 1500+ customers. This position is under the direction of the Board of Trustees.

Qualification:

  • Five years progressively responsible supervisory experience in the water industry or varied public services

Education:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Appropriate DHEC licensing in Distribution and Treatment . Minimum for this position is a “D” Distribution and a “D” Treatment

Duties:

  • Coordinating and supervising public works
  • This is a hands-on position requiring the individual to assist staff with the day to day services.
  • Implementing policies and procedures to keep the District successful
  • Representing the District at various level meetings and committees, within our county and state

Salary:

  • Salary will be based on qualifications

Apply: Resume to be mailed to Job Applicant, PO Box 2069, Aiken, SC 29802. Deadline for applications is Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Biological Wastewater Operator/Utility Coordinator

Richland County Utilities
(posted 7/14/17)

Required “A” Biological Wastewater certification, water distribution and water treatment plant operators certification is a plus. An employee in this position is responsible for the satisfactory operation of all water and wastewater treatment systems to include treatment plants, distribution and collection systems.

Experience in Operations and maintenance of wastewater plants and collection systems. May perform such other tasks as reading water meters, maintaining system, collecting samples, laboratory analysis and compliance reporting. This position requires an Associate’s degree in Engineering, Drafting or related field, with three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in utility system operation and or an equivalent of education and experience. Knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical and mechanical skills are required. Advanced level utility operator’s license may be substituted for educational requirements. Requires a valid state driver’s license and 3 years of related work experience.

Go to the Richland County website (here) and apply for the position of The Utilities Coordinator.

 

Wastewater System Operator

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 7/13/17)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKPerforms semi-skilled work in the operation, cleaning and maintenance of collection system sewer lines, pump stations, manholes and wet wells.  Does related work as needed.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Operates, monitors and maintains pumping stations, grinder and effluent pumps, isolation, control and air release valves.
  • Operates and maintains vehicles, equipment and tools for safe performance of duties.
  • Cleans, monitors, tests, maintains and repairs collections and transmissions systems, including sewer line repairs, cleaning, TVing, clean out installation and smoke testing.
  • Investigates collection system for inflow/infiltration problems and makes repairs.
  • Responds to wastewater stoppages/backups, makes corrections and/or repairs and discusses problem with customers.
  • Responds to after hour customer complaints and alarms on a rotating basis and to emergencies at all hours as needed.
  • Prepares daily/weekly/monthly records of pump operations, complaint responses and activities.
  • Participates with restoration projects, pump station upgrades and rebuilding of pumps.
  • Monitors and maintains odor control systems; pumps and cleans settling tanks.
  • Performs all tasks in a safe manner and in accordance with approved safety procedures.
  • Works around raw sewage which is subject to OSHA standards on blood borne pathogens.
  • Develops and implements pertinent performance objectives and demonstrates knowledge of all basic components and programs of the collections department.
  • Performs intermediate math functions.
  • Performs tasks related to all GSWSA functions as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESIntermediate knowledge of electrical tasks with troubleshooting skills including the ability to use amp and volt meters. Knowledge of tools, materials, equipment and tasks involved in the operations and maintenance of a sanitary sewer collection system, including ability to operate pumps, generators, pressure cleaners, pump and haul, TV inspection and associated equipment, power tools and hand tools.  Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions and communicate effectively with staff and customers.  Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods under all weather conditions.  Ability to use appropriate safety equipment, follow safe work procedures and understand and comply with Authority policies. Ability to obtain state certification for wastewater collections and/or treatment and CDL driver’s license.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSPossession of a valid appropriate SC driver’s license.

SALARY RANGE: $28,267.20 – $58,780.80.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by 5:00 pm.

APPLY ONLINE HERE.

 

Field Technician

Elloree Water System
(posted 7/12/17)

 

The Elloree Water System is accepting applications for a full-time field technician.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED & must possess a valid S.C. driver’s license.

Duties include:  Performing manual labor, repairs to water and sewer lines & ability to meet physical requirements of the jobs required.

This is a drug free work environment.

You may apply in person at 2623 Cleveland Street, Elloree, mail your application to P.O. Box 170 Elloree, S.C. 29047 or fax your application to 803-897-2226 or e-mail at .

 

Water Filter Plant Operator 

Chester Metropolitan District
(posted 7/7/17)

 

General Purpose: Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Water Filter Plant.

Pay Range: $15.83-$23.53/ hour

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Starts up and shuts down plant as directed.
  • Monitors plant for optimum operational efficiency.
  • Collects water samples and performs frequent routine laboratory analyses; records results.
  • Refills, cleans, re-calibrates and assists in the maintenance and repair of laboratory and other plant equipment and instruments.
  • Calculates feed rates and recovery percentages; adjusts water flow as necessary.
  • Performs frequent plant and equipment inspections to ensure safe and proper operations; detects operational and mechanical problems; performs and/or requests equipment maintenance and repair work as needed.
  • Tests and maintains emergency generators.
  • Uses belt press to de-water sludge as necessary.
  • Performs general building and grounds maintenance tasks as required.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate and complete records and reports as required.
  • Receives and stocks supplies and materials necessary for daily operations.
  • Communicates plant activities and concerns to the Senior Operator and/or Filter Plant Superintendent.
  • Receives and responds appropriately to inquiries, requests and complaints from customers.
  • Operates a range of plant and laboratory equipment and tools, various hand and power tools, etc.; operates a computer, copier, fax machine, telephone.
  • Maintains assigned vehicles, equipment and tools.

Desired Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years related work experience
  • SC “Class C”  Water Treatment Operator License
  • Valid SC Driver’s License required

To Apply: Applications will be accepted through www.cmdcsd.com

Chester Metropolitan District is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free

WATER & SEWER MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

TOWN OF HEMINGWAY
(posted 7/5/17) 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 6 months experience in the installation & repair of water/sewer lines and services; or any equivalent of education, training and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • SC Driver’s License
  • “C” Water Distribution certification or eligible within 6 months
  • “C” Waste Water Collection certification or eligible within 6 months
  • Be physically able to operate a variety of tools and equipment, exert up to 50 pounds of force, frequently and constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Be able to walk, reach, bend, crouch, recline, stoop, and balance routinely, possess rapid and accurate eye-hand-foot coordination, color discrimination and visual acuity
  • Perform tasks in confined space
  • Acute data Conception Skills/Ability
  • Strong level of Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Communicate with understanding both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate ability to follow directions properly and completely and high level of problem solving and decision making skills
  • Sound basic math skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and cooperation

Salary: Dependent upon certifications and qualifications

Applications can be picked up at Town Hall at 110 S. Main Street, Hemingway, SC 29554 or on our website at www.townofhemingway.weebly.com.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  July 21, 2017

 

Assistant Administrator/Safety Director

Moncks Corner Water Works
(posted 7/3/17)

Job duties:

  • Plans, organizes and directs personnel engaged in water and wastewater installation, construction, maintenance and repair, water distribution, wells, wastewater collection and treatment.
  • Provides technical guidance to officials and staff, short-term and long-term planning, regulatory compliance, preparation and administration of budget, hiring and management.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the safety training/education program for employees and enforce worker compliance with safety rules and regulations and put measures in place to protect the safety of employees and the public.

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred or any combination of education, training and experience which provides skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • A minimum of three years experience in water/wastewater operations.

Salary based on experience and qualifications.

To Apply: Email resume to with “Assistant Administrator/Safety Director” in subject line. You may also mail your resume to Moncks Corner Water Works Attn: Administrator, P O Box 266, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.

Deadline: August 31, 2017

The Moncks Corner Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Water Distribution Mechanic II

City of Georgetown
(posted 7/3/17)

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications for two open positions for Water Distribution Mechanic II. This position locates, troubleshoots and repairs water mains and service lines; installs, replaces, maintains and/or repairs water meters and fire hydrants; assists in planning and installing all infrastructures for new developments; collects distribution samples for testing.; operates system relief valves, air valves, isolation valves, fire hydrants and back flows; operates a variety of light and heavy automotive, construction or specialized equipment as required; performs other skilled and semi-skilled work as required. Reports to the Water Distribution Supervisor.

Starting Salary: $32,874.56

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a High School Diploma supplemented by a minimum of one to two years of experience in a job related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess or be able to obtain within six-months of hiring a Class “B” CDL license, Class “C” Water Distribution Operator Licenses and Backflow Prevention Certification. Must be able to lift/carry weights of up to 80 pounds.

Deadline for all applications: Open until filled.

Please go to our career website (here) to read the full job description and apply.

City of Georgetown is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Water Treatment Plant Operator I or II

City of Georgetown
(posted 7/3/17)

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications for a Water Treatment Plant Operator I or II for the Water Department. Under general supervision, performs basic technical work in the operation and maintenance of the City’s water treatment plant and related equipment. Assists with the operation the City’s water filtration plant, ensuring the efficient delivery of safe, potable water. Monitors water flow and flows to tanks and wells. Performs laboratory tests on water and prepares related records and logs. Under direct supervision, adjust chemical feed levels, pumps, valves, filters, etc. to maintain proper operations. Performs various other operations including filling hoppers with chemicals, backwashing filters, changing pumps, exercising valves, cleaning and repairing basins, etc. Inspects equipment, facilities and grounds for maintenance and safety needs; reports any issues that require corrective actions as necessary; exercises emergency generators and motors on a regular basis. Maintains and repairs well system equipment; maintains well system water flow and chlorine dosage. Collects and performs basic laboratory tests on water samples. Maintains accurate technical records, charts and logs as required. Reports to the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor.

Salary Range WTPO I: $28,133.24 – $39,386.93

Salary Range WTPO II: $34,673.15 – $48,542.81

Minimum Qualifications:

WTPO I

Requires a High School Diploma with a concentration in Math or Science, supplemented by a minimum of one year of experience in the water treatment/distribution field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must have the following:

South Carolina Drivers License

Must have the following or be able to obtain within six-months of hiring:

Class “E” Water Treatment Operator Licenses

Must have the following or be able to obtain within twelve-months of hiring:

Class “D” Water Treatment Operator Licenses

Additional are desirable but not required:

Water Distribution Operator Licenses

CDL License

WTPO II

Requires an Associate’s Degree in Math or Science, supplemented by a minimum of three years of experience as a Water Treatment Plant Operator, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must have the following:

South Carolina Drivers License

Class “B” Water Treatment Operator License

Additional are desirable but not required:

Water Distribution Operator Licenses

CDL License

Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment. Must be able to lift or otherwise move objects. Work involves walking or standing for periods of time. Must be able to bend, kneel, crouch, climb and reach. Must be able to lift/carry weights of up to 60 – 80 pounds.

Deadline for all applications: Open until filled

Please go to our career website (here) to read the full job description and apply.

City of Georgetown is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Facilities Maintenance Technician III

City of Georgetown
(posted 7/3/17)

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications for a Facilities Maintenance Technician III. Under minimal supervision, this position performs technical work in the operation and maintenance of the equipment and systems associated with the City Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Plants, pumps stations, water wells, elevated tanks, and storm water pumping facilities. Maintains a working knowledge of pumps, engines, generators, electronics, electrical circuits and Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Assists with the treatment and distribution of drinking water and the collection and treatment of wastewater. Reports to the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.

Salary Range: $33,038.93 – $46,254.09

 

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma supplemented by a minimum of three years of experience in electrical or pump maintenance field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Must have the following:

  • South Carolina Drivers License
  • Class “C” Wastewater Collection System Operator License

Must have the following or be able to obtain within six-months of hiring:

  • Class “B” Wastewater Collection System Operator License
  • Class “B” CDL License

Additional are desirable but not required:

  • Water Distribution Operator License
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator License
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator License\

Deadline for all applications: Open Until Filled

Please go to our career website (here) to read the full job description and apply.

City of Georgetown is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wastewater Collection System Lead Operator

Town of Sullivan’s Island Water & Sewer Department
(posted 6/23/17)

Salary Range: $23.17 – $28.65 per hour DOQ.

Position Open Until Filled

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include: Performs a variety of tasks related to the collection and treating of water, wastewater and bio-solids to meet state and federal discharge regulations under minimal supervision. This is a single-position. The position has responsibility for the overall operations and maintenance of the Sullivan’s Island wastewater collection system functions. The Sullivan’s Island wastewater collection system has 17 miles of VCP and 6 pump stations. The Treatment Facility is a .570 MGD activated sludge oxidation ditch plant. On call 24/7 for after hour emergencies and works rotating weekend schedule. Residency requirement is a 20 mile radius max from Sullivan’s Island. For complete job description visit our web site www.sullivansisland-sc.com

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a valid SC driver’s license; high school diploma; valid SC “B” Biological Wastewater Treatment license. A SC “B” Wastewater Collection System Certification preferred, and four (4) years progressive experience in the lead role of operation and maintenance of a wastewater collection system or treatment plant of similar size. SC “D” Water Treatment and SC “C” Water Distribution license is a plus.

We offer competitive medical, vision & dental plans, SC State retirement, life insurance, 10 paid holidays and one personal day per year, 6.67 hours vacation leave accrual per month, and eight hours sick leave accrual per month.

Applicants cannot be considered until a completed employment application has been received. Mail application to: Town of Sullivan’s Island, Attention: Greg Gress, PO Box 427, Sullivan’s Island, SC. 29482, or email , Phone (843) 883-5748.

Download employment application from our website.
Sullivan’s Island is an EOE employer.

Water & Sewer Technician

Clarendon County
(posted 5/24/17)

This position provides general field and office technical support and miscellaneous operations duties for the Clarendon County Water and Sewer Department (CCWSD), Work will include interface with contract operations personnel, with the Water & Sewer Director to maintain quality operations of the CCWSD systems.  The class shall be able to communicate effectively with customers to address complaints, billing questions, etc.  The class shall have computer skills to be capable of operating automated water billing system, computer based work order system. General field work may include install, maintain and service water meters, water mains and service lines within the CCWSD systems, assist with minor repairs on well systems and with Lift station and collection systems and to perform other semi-skilled work as required. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must be capable of obtaining a Class C distribution and Class D water treatment license within two years, and be capable of additional licensing as required for work on the CCWSD systems. Reports to the Director of Water & Sewer.

Applications are being accepted at the Clarendon County Administration Building, Human Resource Dept. 411 Sunset Drive, Manning, SC 29102, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am until 5:00 pm

CLARENDON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY.

 

MECHANIC

Clarendon County
(posted 5/24/17)

Under occasional supervision, performs preventive maintenance on County vehicles, heavy equipment and machinery to ensure safe and proper working conditions. Tasks include but not limited to diagnosing malfunctions, installing and adjusting parts, balancing tires, mounting and removing tires, charging systems, lubricating parts, replacing filters, flushing cooling systems, adjusting brakes, changing fluid and filters, etc. Completes tasks according to specifications and requests, within specific time constraints. Uses mechanic’s tools, tire balancer, tire changer, diagnostic tools, electrical tester, hydraulic lift, press, drill, hand and power tools, etc., to accomplish daily assignments and the maintenance of diesel engines, hydraulic equipment and transmissions. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license. Requires a high school diploma. Exercises care and safety in the use of equipment and tools

Applications are being accepted at the Clarendon County Administration Building, Human Resource Dept. 411 Sunset Drive, Manning, SC 29102, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am until 5:00 pm

CLARENDON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY.

 

 

Water & Sewer Maintenance Crew Member

City of Newberry
(posted 5/15/17)

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 6 months experience in the installation and repair of water/sewer lines and services; or any equivalent of education, training and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • SC Driver’s License – CDL
  • “D” Water Distribution certification or eligible within 3 months
  • “D” Waste Water Collection certification or eligible within 3 months
  • Be physically able to operate a variety of tools and equipment, exert up to 50 pounds of force, frequently and constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Be able to walk, reach, bend, crouch, recline, stoop, and balance routinely, possess rapid and accurate eye-hand-foot coordination, color discrimination and visual acuity
  • Perform tasks in confined space
  • Acute data Conception Skills/Ability
  • Strong level of Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Communicate with understanding both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to follow directions properly and completely and high level of problem solving and decision making skills
  • Sound basic math skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and cooperation

Salary: Dependent upon certifications and qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

A Completed copy of the City of Newberry Application can be obtained at www.CityofNewberry.com or in-person from City Hall, 1330 College Street, Newberry, SC during regular business hours Monday-Friday.

The City of Newberry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Public Works/Water & Sewer Utility

City of Liberty
(revised 4/18/17) 

Job duties: Performs a variety of complex professional work in planning, directing, organizing, coordinating and supervising public works, water, wastewater and storm water projects for the city. This is a hands-on position requiring the individual to assist staff with the day to day services provided to the citizens.

Qualifications:

  • Five years progressively responsible supervisory experience in water, waste water maintenance, storm water, or varied public services operations and construction.
  • Valid SC driver’s license – prefer CDL – if none, candidate will be required to get CDL license.
  • Ability to obtain appropriate licenses required by DHEC
  • Experience operating large equipment.

Applications are available online at www.libertysc.com under Forms and Applications. Completed applications should be emailed to , or mailed to Shirley D Hughes, City Administrator, P O Box 716, Liberty, SC 29657.

Salary based on qualifications.

Deadline: Open until filled

The City of Liberty is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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