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.


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
(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




Water & Sewer Maintenance Crew Member

City of Newberry
(posted 5/15/17)


  • 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


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.

Water/Wastewater Division Superintendent

Laurens Commission of Public Works
(posted 5/2/17)

The applicant must have at least ten years’ experience in the Water/Wastewater industry with at least five years in a supervisory role. An engineering or other technical degree is preferred. The person filling this position will manage the operations, personnel, activities, and functions of the division, and ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. A company vehicle will be provided along with a very competitive salary package which will be based on experience and qualifications. This position also provides a comprehensive benefits package including state retirement, 401k, paid health insurance, including dental and vision.

Please send a copy of your resume to or mail to:

Water/Wastewater Superintendent Search
P.O. Box 349
Laurens SC 29360.

Laurens Commission of Public Works 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.


  • 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.


Water/ Wastewater Operator I

Utilities, Inc.
(posted 03/30/17) 

Job Location: West Columbia

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Assists with maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

View full job description here.

Apply online.


Water Treatment/Maintenance Operator

Belton Honea Path Water Authority
(posted 3/20/17)

Position – Fulltime

Salary based on experience

Job Duties

  • Operations of a 4.0 million gallon/day water treatment plant.
  • Collect samples and perform routine laboratory analysis.
  • Routine maintenance of all plant equipment and booster stations.
  • Routine valve maintenance and hydrant flushing.
  • Must be willing to work holidays and weekends.


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s SC license
  • Preferred SC Class “C” Water Treatment and Distribution license.

Belton Honea Path Water Authority offers competitive wages, State Insurance/Retirement Programs and paid holidays.

Fax resumes to 864-369-7301 or email to

Sanitary Engineer

Richland County Utilities
(posted 3/15/17)

General Summary: The Sanitary Engineer is responsible for all engineering processes in relation to the Utilities Department including the role of Sanitary Engineer; and coordinates, develops, plans, supervises, reviews and inspects all phases of design and construction of utility systems and ensures compliance with contract specifications.

This position is under the general guidance and direction of the Director of Utilities.  Reporting to this position are the Utilities Coordinator II, Associate Engineer II and an Associate Engineer.  This position regularly interacts with other governmental agencies, consulting engineers, utility contractors, other County Departments and the general public.  This position may be assigned special projects and other responsibilities as required.                                                                      

General DimensionsThis position requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with 4-6 years of experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training.  The incumbent is required to utilize a variety of equipment including IBM compatible computer using Windows operating system, WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, drafting equipment, video camera, television, metal locator, copier, fax machine, and telephone; and a valid South Carolina driver’s license to operate a County vehicle.

The incumbent must be able to demonstrate good communications skills (oral and written) and have the ability to understand, interpret and apply State and County ordinances and regulations relative to this position.

The incumbent must have or be able to attain a Class C wastewater treatment plant operator’s license within one year of employment.

This position assists in the coordination of five exempt employees and 124 contract employees.  This position assists in preparation and administration of an operational budget of approximately 1.4 million dollars.

This position is very complex and unstructured, with very little routine work.  Errors would cause serious delays and adverse influence, causing significant expenditure of time and money to correct.

Physical Requirements: This position requires concentrated mental effort, including close mental visual attention for sustained periods.  Requires precise movements of fingers/hands/arms on continuous basis when utilizing the computer and telephone; simple movements of legs and feet periodically and may require coordinated efforts of fingers, hands, arms, and torso when traveling on department County business.

This position routinely requires lifting, pulling, carrying or pushing of objects weighing no more than 50 pounds.  The incumbent must be capable of sitting, stooping and reaching up to 90% of the time when performing normal job functions.

Working Conditions: Work is performed under normal office conditions approximately 75% of the time.  The remaining time is generally outdoors subject to heat and cold, which could result in a discomfort level and/or could be at a hazardous level should an emergency occur at one of the Utilities sites and the incumbent be present.

Essential Accountabilities

  1. Daily coordinates and reviews design and construction of utility systems to be constructed by private developers and inspects project work sites for compliance with contract specifications.
  2. Daily administers DHEC Delegated Review Program for Richland County to ensure that the County is meeting its obligations in this area.
  3. Regularly assists in the supervision of the operation of all County owned water and wastewater treatment facilities.
  4. Daily monitors contract personnel and reviews and approves invoices to ensure that these efforts remain cost effective.
  5. Regularly participates in the Department’s “on-call” system for providing operation and maintenance services after hours and on the weekends to meet the needs of the County.
  6. Daily prepares various documents including letters, engineering drawings, service area maps, cost estimates, monthly reports, legal agreements, final approval documents, specifications, composite tax maps, and project status reports to ensure that County officials are kept up to date on all activities related to the water and wastewater treatment facilities.
  7. Regularly coordinates the efforts to repair County owned utilities, taking into account effective cost measures and ensuring minimal loss of the Utility site.
  8. Routinely performs other duties and assignments as required.

Apply at www.rcgov.us, under the Career tab at the top of the page.

Maintenance Technician II

City of Rock Hill
(posted 3/8/17)

SALARY: $17.64-$25.57/ hour

NOTE: on-call duty is required on a rotating basis; occasional weekend and holiday work is required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma supplemented by one year of experience in electrical, plumbing, and mechanical maintenance and repair work.  The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. A valid SC drivers license is required.


  • Knowledge of and skill in electrical, mechanical and plumbing maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the equipment, tools, materials and supplies used in maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the terminology used within the department.
  • Knowledge of applicable occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Knowledge of proper English usage, vocabulary, spelling and basic math.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment, perform and initiate appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ability to reading and understand auto cad drawings and diagrams.
  • Ability to work effectively despite occasional exposure to heat/cold odors, fumes, gases, smoke, noise, wetness, humidity, electric currents, machinery hazards, dust, vibrations, pathogenic substances, toxic agents, etc.
  • Ability to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to offer assistance to co-workers and other employees of other departments as required.
  • Ability to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical material pertaining to the responsibilities of the job.
  • Ability to prepare required reports with accuracy and in a timely manner.
  • 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.


  • Repairs, lubricates, paints, and performs all necessary maintenance functions on all pumps and equipment associated with the operation of the water plant, wastewater plant, and lift stations.
  • Operates hand and machine tools in repairing and maintaining pumps, motors, valves, plant machinery, light welding, and equipment; keeps records of spare parts.
  • Performs minor electrical repairs on all pumps and equipment.
  • Performs housekeeping duties on buildings and grounds, including general yard work as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

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.

The City of Rock Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Wastewater Operator

Goldie & Associates {Seneca, SC}
(posted 3/8/17)


  • Check performance of the plant
  • Cleaning, inspecting, field testing, reporting, adding chemicals, sampling
  • Operate and maintain all equipment according to the manufacture’s requirements
  • Check lift stations

Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid SC Driver’s License
  • Biological Wastewater Operator License

Salary based on experience.

If interested, please call 864-882-8194.


Water Filter Plant Operator

Chester Metropolitan District
(posted 3/2/17)

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