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 would like to post a job, send the information to Amy () in a Word Document or in the body of the email; PDF documents can’t be usedJob postings will be removed after 60 days.


Water Plant Operator (“A”, “B” or “C”/Gas Control)

Greenwood Commissioners of Public Works
(posted 10/16/20)

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under occasional supervision, operates the CPW water plant to produce potable water that meets or exceeds the requirements of the SC Department of health and Environmental control (DHEC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in sufficient quantities to meet the demands of the system served.  Monitors and adjusts gas usage as necessary to ensure compliance with transporter and supplier contacts and to maintain adequate pressure to sustain the gas distribution system.  Receives, responds to and/or dispatches calls regarding problems related to water, electric, and gas utilities.  Performs related technical work as required.  Reports to the Water Plant Superintendent.

Education and/or training requirements: Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by three to five years of progressively responsible experience in water plant operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must possess a Class “A”, Class “B” or Class “C” Water Plant Operator Certificate.

JOB GRADE: Grade 13, 15 or 17 ($42,202 – 70,932)

To apply, contact Angie Simpson (email). Job open until filled.


Water Operator Trainee (posting # 20200005A)

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(posted 10/12/20)

General Purpose: Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the surface water treatment plant, and groundwater systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the daily operation and maintenance of groundwater well systems including hydrant flow operations.

  • Assists in the operation of the surface water treatment plant including plant start up, shut down, filter operations and instituting alternative water supply procedures.

  • Assists with basic water treatment plant and equipment maintenance and checks

  • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings

  • Investigates customer water service quality issues

  • Installs chlorine, ammonia, and sulfur dioxide cylinders

  • Assists in performing chemical operations for the water treatment plant

  • Extracts samples and performs routine laboratory tests and analysis and completes required paperwork

  • Operates, calibrates, transports, and performs basic equipment maintenance

  • Performs operational checks on wells and treatment plants and records information on operating records and logs.

  • Performs basic electrical functions including resetting and / or restarting equipment and changing fuses.

  • Processes computer work orders

  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental, or related science field.

  • Valid SC Driver’s License

  • Must be able to obtain a “Class B” Water Treatment license within one year of date of hire

Pay Range: $19.19/hour

Apply online. Job open until filled.

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex , including pregnancy & childbirth (or related medical conditions), national origin, age, or disability.


Water Treatment Plant Operator

Anderson Regional Water
(posted 9/10/20)

Anderson Regional Water is searching for a Water Treatment Plant Operator.  The selected candidate will be assigned one of three positions based on experience: Pay Ranges WTP Trainee ($15.32-$22.03), WTP B ($19.42-$27.93) or WTP A ($21.88-$31.33).  Pay rate DOQ. Operators perform skilled work in the operation, monitoring, controlling, testing and troubleshooting of a drinking water treatment process.    Excellent full-time career opportunity with outstanding benefits (pension, medical, vacation), progressive on the job training for advancement opportunities within operator series, shift-differential pay, longevity pay, overtime opportunities and a potential for promotion.  Position is subject to drug screening and background investigation.  Applications and position descriptions may be obtained online at www.arjwater.com or at  864-328-2352.



Superintendent of Operations

Easley-Central Water District
(posted 9/3/20)

The Easley-Central Water District is searching for a Superintendent of Operations. In this position the Superintendent would be responsible for day to day operations of the district and would report to the Board of Commissioners.  A working knowledge and/or experience of water filtration and water distribution would be helpful along with certification in these areas. People management and supervisory skills are necessary. Duties will include maintenance of district infrastructure, working with Regulatory agencies that have oversight, budgetary input, as well as other responsibilities.

Resumes will be accepted until Oct. 31, 2020. These must include education, work history and a list of references. Resumes are to be mailed to:

Easley-Central Water District
P.O. Box 50
Norris, SC 29667
Attention: Mr. Larry Hudson, Chairman