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 Filtration Plant Operator

Whitmire Public Works
(Posted 2/14/20)

Supervises, plans, and coordinates functions of the laboratory, maintains equipment and filter plant systems and related technical work.

Requires diploma or GED/formal training in water filtration plant operations.  Must possess Class “C” or higher Water Treatment Operator Certification.

Apply at Whitmire Town Hall, 95 Main St.  No on-line resumes or applications.  State retirement, salary based on experience, EOE

Deadline   02-28-2020

 

Clerk

Whitmire Public Works
(Posted 2/14/20)

 

Responsible for Public Works funds, A/P, payroll, budget, and other financial reports.

Detail oriented, good communication skills, accounting background required, proficient knowledge of Works and Excel.

Apply at Whitmire Town Hall, 95 Main St.  No on-line resumes or application.  State retirement, salary based on experience, EOE

Deadline   02-28-2020

 

 

Water Treatment Operator

Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority (SCWSA)
(posted 2/12/20)

 

About: SCWSA is seeking hire an additional operator to staff the WTP located in eastern Saluda County off Highway 378. SCWSA’s WTP is adjacent to SCE&G Boat Ramp #4 and twenty minutes west of Lexington, SC.

 Qualifications: Requires a SCLLR Class “C” Water Treatment Operator License, valid driver’s license, and high school diploma or equivalent.  Water Distribution License preferred.

General Duties: Operators are responsible for the operation and maintenance of a 4 MGD water treatment facility that includes a raw water intake station, flash mix, pulsator clarifier, dual media filters, sludge thickening clarifier, EQ basin, clearwells, finished water pump station, operations center and laboratory.

Pay Range: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Work Schedule: Operator will work 12-hour rotating shifts that will include days, nights and some weekends and holidays.

Resumes: SCWSA will review resumes as they are received.  Please send resumes to: 

SCWSA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

 

Water Plant Operator

Catawba River Water Supply Project
(posted 2/4/20)

The Catawba River Water Supply Project is currently seeking a Water Plant Operator. The 36mgd plant is located in Lancaster County, SC, and is a joint venture owned by Lancaster County Water and Sewer District and Union County, North Carolina.  An “A” level South Carolina Water Treatment Operator certification is preferred; however, other education and experience will be considered. Employed by the Lancaster County Water and Sewer District but hired and managed by the Catawba River Water Supply Project provides an incomparable opportunity and offers a comprehensive benefits package including membership in the South Carolina Retirement System (PEBA), health, dental, vision, 401k and 457 options, paid sick, vacation, holidays and many more.

Please submit a completed application by one of the following ways:

On-line link:        www.crwtp.org
Email:                   
Mail:                      Attention of Randy Hawkins, PO Box 214, Van Wyck, SC 29744

Pay Range:  Based upon skills, education, certification, experience etc.

Application Deadline: February 21, 2020

 

 

Water Systems Operator A*

Santee Cooper
(posted 1/24/20)

Requisition #: 5787
Postion Type: Full Time Regular
Unit #/Name: 97400/Water System Operations (Moultrie)
Recruiting End Date: 2/28/20

* Will consider Water Systems Operator B

Position Description

  • Operates, troubleshoots, and maintains all water systems process equipment.

  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.

  • Must be well  versed and knowledgeable of all State/Federal safe drinking water regulations to ensure safe, reliable drinking water at all times.

  • Is required to possess a valid South Carolina Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operator “A” license and a Distribution Operator “A” license due to public health concerns and regulatory requirements.

Essential Job Tasks:

  • Treats and distributes safe, reliable potable drinking water that meets all SCDHEC and USEPA standards to the Lake Moultrie Agency members.

  • Monitors, analyzes, and changes chemical dosages or other treatment method based on raw water conditions, regulatory requirements, laboratory testing as well as optimization and pilot studies.

  • Assists and coordinates day-to-day operations with Lake Moultrie Water Agency members with regards to water quality and delivery.

  • Handles system emergencies and advises the Manager/Supervisor on corrective action in such situations.

  • Starts up and shuts plant down; checks, cleans, and maintains filters, valves and machinery; loads chemicals into automatic feeder systems, calibrates equipment and verifies feed rates.

  • Inspects buildings and process equipment and writes work orders for maintenance and repair work.

  • Maintains lab DHEC bench sheets, log book records, and monitors all water treatment/distribution instrumentation on SCADA system.

  • Determines from analytical data on what operational adjustments need to made to the drinking water/distribution system.

  • Must be willing to cut grass, sweep, and clean all treatment plant assets at all times.

Position Requirements  –  Water Systems Operator A

  • High School Diploma/GED with additional technical courses related to water plant operations/maintenance with five years  experience required.

  • Associates degree preferred.

  • Class “A” Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operator license and a valid driver’s license required.

  • Must obtain Class “D”, “C”, “B”, and “A” Water Distribution Operators license within 1, 2, 3, and 4 years of employment respectively.

  • Emergency Response Team and Enter Confined Space Training required.

  • Compensation Information: $28.10-$35.10 (min.-mid.)

Position Requirements  –  Water Systems Operator B

  • High School Diploma/GED with additional technical courses related to water plant operations/maintenance with two years directly related experience required.

  • Associates degree preferred.

  • Class “B” Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operator license and a valid driver’s license required.

  • Must obtain Class “D”, “C”, “B”, and “A” Water Distribution Operators license within 1, 2, 3, and 4 years of employment respectively.

  • Must obtain Class “A” Water Treatment Plant Operator license within 1 year of employment.

  • Emergency Response Team and Enter Confined Space training required.

  • Compensation Information: $20.50-$25.60 (min.-mid.)

Apply online.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

 

Programmer Analyst

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 1/23/20)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORKPerforms intermediate technical and professional work developing, maintaining, and analyzing the Authority’s data and computing infrastructure to ensure effective and economical performance; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Researches problems, plans solutions, recommends software and systems, and coordinates development to meet business or other requirements;

  • Manages storage of new and existing data into the database infrastructure;

  • Writes all complexities of applications for various platforms including IBM iSeries, Windows and Linux Servers, workstations, handheld devices, etc., in accordance with prescribed guidelines and industry standards;

  • Reviews and tests applications to ensure a high level of accuracy and reliability;

  • Re-evaluates existing applications;

  • Tests, corrects, reviews, updates and consolidates programs to maintain industry standards;

  • Provides installation, configuration, and support for hardware, software and communications infrastructure; including physical servers, virtual servers, and network devices;

  • Recommends revisions or improvements to better utilize the hardware/software installed in accordance with prescribed guidelines;

  • Provides technical and operational assistance in the application systems assigned;

  • Trains users on new and modified applications prior to production;

  • Resolves hardware, network and software problems that arise;

  • Responds to emergencies;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESThorough knowledge of software development procedures; knowledge and experience in object-oriented programming; experience developing multi-tiered, Web-based applications; knowledge of the following languages: RPG, CLP, PHP, Java, JavaScript, SQL; practical knowledge of: VMWare vSphere, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, DB2, Java-based frameworks and the JVM ecosystem, message-based distributed computing, .NET Framework, GIS, Microsoft Office and related PC applications, version control systems, and test-driven development techniques; ability to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time; ability to lift and carry up to 60 pounds, and ability to drive a vehicle daily.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited 4-year college or university with major course work in Computer Science or Information Systems with an emphasis in Programming, and at least 2 years of professional enterprise-level development experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSPossession of a valid driver’s license according to state of residence.

SALARY RANGE: $44,220.80 – $91,936.00

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, January 30 at 5:00 pm.

Apply online.

 

Professional Engineer

Lancaster County Water and Sewer District
(posted 1/16/20)

 

SUMMARY: The Professional Engineer plans, designs and directs construction of water distribution and sewer collection projects throughout Lancaster County.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental and/or civil or mechanical engineering and 8 years’ experience in the water and wastewater field.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: South Carolina Professional Engineer license is required. Preferred certifications include an “A” Wastewater Collection and “A” Water Distribution or the ability to obtain certifications within 36 months of hire. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

COMPENSATION: The employee shall be compensated on a salaried work week with normal hours being 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday although after hour work may be required from time to time to fulfill the duties of the job. Employee will be paid bi-weekly (26 times per year).

Pay is based on skills, education, certification, experience, etc.

Click here to review the job description in detail or to apply.

 

Finance Director

Lancaster County Water and Sewer District
(posted 1/16/20)

 

SUMMARY: The Finance Director will plan and oversee all accounting transactions, payables, receivables, general ledger, revenue, investments and year end procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, finance, accounting, or related field and 5 years’ experience in government accounting or similar organization.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Certified Public Accountant is preferred. Other professional certifications within related fields may be considered. A valid driver’s license is required.

COMPENSATION: The employee shall be compensated on a salaried work week with normal hours being 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday although after hour work may be required from time to time to fulfill the duties of the job. Employee will be paid bi-weekly (26 times per year).

Pay is based on skills, education, certification, experience, etc.

Click here to review the job description in detail or to apply.

 

 

Full Time Water Treatment / Maintenance Operator

Belton-Honea Path Water Authority
(Posted 1/16/20)

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid SC driver’s license

  • Preferred SC Class “C” water treatment and distribution license

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive wages

  • Annual Longevity Pay

  • SC State Medical, Dental Insurance (BHPWA pays 100% for employee)

  • SC State Retirement System

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Deferred Compensation Programs – 401K and 457

  • Paid Life Insurance

  • Paid Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Job Training Programs

All applicants must submit an application along with a resume.  Please visit our website, www.bhpwater.com, for the application.

SALARY:  Based on experience and certification

How To Submit Application and Resume:

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator of Record

Greer Commission of Public Works
(posted 1/15/20)

 

Greer CPW is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator of Record.  With limited supervision, the WTP Operator of Record correctly operates, inspects, and safely maintains the processes of the Greer CPW’s 24 MGD Lake Cunningham Water Treatment Plant. Reports directly to the water treatment plant supervisor.

Applicants must possess and maintain a minimum SCDHEC issued Class B (or higher) water treatment operator license.

Salary based on level of experience and qualifications along with a generous package of benefits.

Complete job description and application are available on Greer CPW website.

Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to submit an application in person, or via US Mail to Greer CPW, P.O. Box 216, Greer, SC 29652, Attn.: Mr. Ken Holliday, Re: Employment Application or via email.

For specific questions regarding the water treatment plant or position of WTP Operator of Record please contact the Water Plant Manager Mr. Brad Nelson at 864-968-3315.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee

City of Tega Cay
(posted 1/6/20)

 

General Statement of JobUnder limited supervision, must possess the required skills, knowledge and ability to operate equipment in order to properly maintain the wastewater treatment plants. Serves on call for issues that may arise after hours and on weekends. Ensures that all safety equipment is used properly and safety procedures are followed. Reports to the WWTP Lead Operator.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Job Functions

  • Control equipment and monitor processes that remove or destroy harmful materials, chemicals and microorganisms from wastewater.

  • Prepares inspection sheets, logs, and flow charts; prepares daily reports of analysis and test results for laboratory and regulation agencies; maintains records; enters data to computer.

  • Completes lab testing to ensure that the processes are working correctly.

  • Keeps records of water quality and other indicators.

  • Operate, inspect and maintain pumps and motors that move water and wastewater through filtration systems.

  • Perform maintenance on valves, pumps, gauges, blowers, generators and other equipment as necessary.

  • Determines and performs sludge wasting from aeration basin and aerobic digester.

  • Performs routine cleaning of equipment, grounds, and work areas.

  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment; assists in repair of equipment, including lift stations.

  • Collects samples and completes chemical tests/analysis such as biochemical oxygen demand, dissolved oxygen, suspended solids, biomonitoring, and pH of in-process treatment of water/wastewater; Calculates chemical dosages and adds chemicals to maintain proper pH in aeration basin.

  • Tends influent pumps, blowers, feed pumps, dry and wet chemical feeders, aerators, telescopic settings, wet well, and other equipment used to decontaminate wastewater; reads and records effluent flow meter.

  • Inspects and cleans filters, tanks, clarifier weirs, and bar screens.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Training and ExperienceRequires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to five years of experience in wastewater treatment, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Preferred candidate must possess a minimum class “D” Biological Wastewater Operator license with the South Carolina Environmental Certification Board or the ability to obtain license within one (1) year of employment. A valid driver’s license also required.

Apply online.

 

Wastewater Operator

City of Pickens
(posted 12/12/19)

The City of Pickens is looking for a full-time operator to run its 12 Mile River Waste-Water plant. The plant requires a minimum of a class “B” Biological Waste Water Treatment license to operator. Click here for more information and to apply.

 

Water Filtration Plant Operator

Chester Metropolitan District
(posted 12/4/19)

 

Hours of Work: 7:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M.

Closing Date: Until Filled

Hiring Pay Range: $16.91 – $28.03 per hour (Dependent on Qualifications)

General Statement of Job Duties: Under regular supervision, operates the water filtration plant, following applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of quality and safety.  Maintains plant equipment and systems.  Performs related work as required. Reports to the Filter Plant Superintendent.

Minimum Training and Experience: Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, specialized advanced training in water filtration plant operations, plus two years of experience in plant operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess Class “C” Water Treatment Operator Certification.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Chester Metropolitan District offers a competitive benefits package to include vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, State of South Carolina Insurance (health, prescription drug, dental, vision, life) and South Carolina Retirement System benefits.

Applicants may apply online at www.chestermetrosc.com.

 Chester Metropolitan District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Water Filtration Plant Operator Trainee

Chester Metropolitan District
(posted 12/4/19)

 

Hours of Work: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm M-F (shift subject to change)

Closing Date: Until Filled

Hiring Pay Range: $14.37 – $23.94 per hour (Dependent on Qualifications)

General Statement of Job Duties: Under direct supervision, is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of operational equipment used in the treatment of water to make it potable. Adjusts water treatment equipment and applies and monitors chemical applications in the treatment of water. Reports to the Filter Plant Superintendent.

Minimum Training and Experience: Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented. At least six months of mechanical maintenance, water distribution or water treatment experience is preferred. Must have a strong technical aptitude and proficiency in math and science. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license.  The ability to obtain and “E” license within 1 year of hire, “D” within 2 years and “C” within 3 years. Failure to obtain licensure requirements may result in termination.

Chester Metropolitan District offers a competitive benefits package to include vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, State of South Carolina Insurance (health, prescription drug, dental, vision, life) and South Carolina Retirement System benefits.

Applicants may apply online at www.chestermetrosc.com.

 Chester Metropolitan District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WATER PLANT OPERATOR

Town of Winnsboro
(posted 12/3/19)

Under general supervision, responsible for following procedures established to produce safe drinking water within regulations.  Performs analysis of water content, maintains records of analysis and treatment.  Operates technical equipment including motors, pumps, lab equipment, volt/amp meters, mechanical tools, turbidity meter, etc.

Must have high school diploma or equivalent with three years experience in water operation.   Must have minimum of “B” certification.   Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.

Will be required to work shift work.

Please apply in person or send resume to:

Town of Winnsboro
Personnel Department
207 North Congress Street
PO Box 209
Winnsboro, SC  29180

Town of Winnsboro is EOE.

 

 

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