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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 Distribution Mechanic I

City of Georgetown
(posted 7/22/20)

Under general supervision, installs, maintains and repairs water distribution lines within the City. Performs other skilled and semi-skilled work as required. Works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things. 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. 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. Reports to the Water Distribution Supervisor.

Salary Range: $29,768.47 – $41,675.65 NON EXEMPT

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

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a High School Diploma supplemented by a minimum of at least one (1) year 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 (6) months of hiring a South Carolina Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Must possess or be able to obtain within one (1) year of hire a Class “D” Water Distribution Operator License.

Deadline for Applications: Open Until Filled

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

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

 

 

 

 

Facilities Maintenance Technician I

City of Georgetown
(posted 7/17/20)

Under general supervision performs technical work in the operation and maintenance of the equipment and systems associated with the City’s Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Plants, pumps stations, water wells, elevated tanks, and Stormwater 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: $28,133.24 – $39,386.93

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

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a High School diploma supplemented by a minimum of one (1) year of experience in the field engine or pump maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Must have the following: South Carolina Driver’s License

  • Must have or be able to obtain within six months of hiring: South Carolina Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • Must have the following or be able to obtain within one year of hiring: Class D Wastewater Collections License.

The following are preferred but not required:

  • Water Distribution Operator License

  • Water Treatment Plant Operator License

  • Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License

Deadline for Applications: Open Until Filled

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

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

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I or II

City of Georgetown
(posted 7/17/20)

The City’s Water Utilities department is now accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I or II Opening. Under direct supervision, operates the City of Georgetown’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Ensures the efficient and continuous operation and maintenance of the plant. Conducts sampling and laboratory analysis daily to support plant operations. Reports to the Wastewater Treatment Supervisor.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I

Salary Range: $28,133.24 – $39,386.93

Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of heavy machines and equipment. Must be able to push, stoop, lift, pull, reach, kneel, climb, crawl, crouch, carry or otherwise move objects. Work involves walking or standing for periods of time. Must be able to lift/carry weights of up to 40 pounds.

Minimum Training & Experience: Requires a High School Diploma preferably supplemented by a minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience as an Operator, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Certifications & Licenses:

      • Must have the following: South Carolina Driver’s License

      • Must have or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hiring: South Carolina Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

      • Must have the following or be able to obtain within one (1) year of hiring: Class D Biological Wastewater Treatment Operator License

      • Must have the following or be able to obtain within two (2) years of hiring: Class C Biological Wastewater Treatment Operator License

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II:

Salary Range: $34,673.15 – $48,542.81

Physical Requirements: Same as Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I.

Minimum Training & Experience: Requires a High School Diploma supplemented by a minimum of three (3) to four (4) years of experience as an Operator, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Certifications & LicensesMust have the following:

      • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

      • Valid South Carolina Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

      • South Carolina Class B Biological Wastewater Operator License

Deadline for all applications: Open until filled

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

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

 

Water Plant Operator I or II

City of Georgetown
(posted 7/17/20)

Water Plant Operator I: Under general supervision, performs basic technical work in the operation and maintenance of the City’s water treatment plant, water wells, and related equipment ensuring the efficient delivery of safe potable water. Reports to the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor.

Salary Range: $28,133.24 – $39,386.93

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.

Minimum Training & Experience: Requires a High School Diploma, supplemented by a minimum of one (1) 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. Proficiency in Math or Science is preferred.

Certifications & LicensesMust possess the following: South Carolina Driver’s License

    • Must possess the following or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hiring: Class “E” Water Treatment Operator License

    • Must possess the following or be able to obtain within one (1) year of hiring: Class “D” Water Treatment Operator License

    • Must possess the following or be able to obtain within two (2) years of hiring: Class “C” Water Treatment Operator License

 Additional are encouraged and desirable but not required:

    • Water Distribution Operator License

    • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Water Plant Operator II: Under general supervision, performs intermediate technical work in the operation and maintenance of the City’s water treatment plant, water wells, and related equipment ensuring the efficient and continuous delivery of safe, potable water. Reports to the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor.

Salary Range: $34,673.15 – $48,542.81

Physical Requirements: Same as Water Plant Operator I.

Minimum Training & Experience: Requires an Associate’s Degree in Math or Science, supplemented by a minimum of three (3) 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.

Certifications & Licenses:

 Must have the following:

    • South Carolina Driver’s License

    • Class “B” Water Treatment Operator License

 Additional are encouraged and desirable but not required:

    • Water Distribution Operator License

    • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Deadline for all applications: Open until filled

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

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

 

Associate Maintenance Tech (posting # 20190009)

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(posted 7/9/20) 

General Purpose: Responsible for assisting in the maintenance of all sewer pump stations, plant facilities, and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following essential duties and responsibilities are required at all Pay Grade levels

  • Inspects plant equipment to ensure proper and normal operation.

  • Operates hand held and light equipment including meters, jet trailer, and step pump unit.

  • Performs maintenance including cleaning, lubricating, and minor repair on all district vehicles and equipment.

  • Performs pump station checks according to District procedures.

  • Maintains records.

  • Performs routine step unit and grinder maintenance and repair.

  • Performs routine jetting and vacuuming of sewer lines, manholes, and pump stations.

  • Cleans lines, stations, step units.

  • Processes computer work orders including man hours, inventory, and needed comments.

  • Interacts with customers.

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

Other Duties and Responsibilities: The following Other Duties and Responsibilities are required of Associate Maintenance Technicians at all Pay Grade Levels.

  • Inspects meters and connections for defects, damage, and unauthorized connections.

  • May perform portions of the work of higher classified positions, occasionally, as assigned.

  • Participates in “on-call” after hours rotation.

  • Serves on various employee or other committees, as assigned.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Desired Education and Experience

Associate Maintenance Tech Pay Grade 1

      • High School diploma or equivalent

      • 1 year work experience

      • Valid SC Driver’s License / CDL Desired

Associate Maintenance Tech Pay Grade 2

      • High School diploma or equivalent

      • 2 years related work experience

      • Valid SC Driver’s License / “A” or “B” CDL with tanker and air brakes endorsement

Pay Range: $13.58-16.55 per hour

Apply online. Position open until filled.

EEO / Drug Free. 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.

 

 

Utility Technician

Lowcountry Regional Water System’s
(posted 6/22/20)

General Statement of Job:Under general supervision, is responsible for assisting with the maintenance and daily operation of the Lowcountry Regional Water System’s water distribution system, wastewater collection system, Wastewater Treatment Facilities, labs, tanks and deep well systems. This includes facilities in Hampton, Brunson, Gifford, Varnville and Yemassee. Observes all federal, state, and local safety rules, regulations, and procedures. Responds to customer inquiries and resolves customer issues.

Anyone meeting the requirements for this position and interested in applying must complete an employment application. Resume’s may be submitted in addition to the application but does not replace the completed application form.

Please contact the Human Resource Dept. for a copy of the complete job description for review.Applications can be submitted by the following methods:

Mail or Drop Off: LRWS Human Resource Dept., 513 Elm St. West, Hampton, SC 29924

E-Mail

Lowcountry Regional Water System is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

 

 

Field Operations Manager

Lowcountry Regional Water System
(posted 6/10/20)

 

General Statement of JobUnder limited supervision, is responsible for the maintenance and daily operation of the Lowcountry Regional Water System’s water distribution system and wastewater collection systems. This includes water distribution and wastewater collection facilities in Hampton, Brunson, Gifford, Varnville and Yemassee. This includes underground water distribution and wastewater collection systems in Hampton, Brunson, Varnville, Gifford and Yemassee as well as water booster pump stations, water reservoirs, and sewage lift stations in these municipalities. This position is responsible for providing direction and supervision to LRWS water distribution and wastewater collection staff and must be capable of leading the combination of operations for all of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems and facilities. Is responsible for implementing existing plans and proposed improvements to make LRWS distribution and collection facilities sustainable for financial and regulatory compliance. The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Supervisor is also responsible for ensuring compliance with all jurisdictional agencies with authority over water distribution and wastewater collection systems in South Carolina. The forecasted staffing level is 4 or more regular full time employees or contractors. The supervisor will be responsible for administering the financial resources within the budget for the water distribution and wastewater collections systems and facilities. Is responsible for providing input regarding the water distribution and wastewater collections systems budget annually. The supervisor is responsible for the efficient operation of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems and facilities. The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Supervisor is the Operator of Record for the water distribution and wastewater collection system and facilities and ensures SCDHEC compliance in all aspects of Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection. The supervisor will be directly responsible for assisting the General Manager in achieving compliance regarding Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection systems and facilities. Reports to the General Manager of the LRWS.

Reports to: General Manager of the LRWS

Type: Hourly Non-Exempt

Pay- Based on Qualifications and Experience

Anyone meeting the requirements for this position and interested in applying may complete an employment application and submit it to the Human Resource department.

Applications should be submitted to:
LRWS Attn: Human Resource Dept.
513 Elm St West
Hampton, SC 29924

Please contact the Human Resource Dept. for a copy of the complete job description for review.

Lowcountry Regional Water System is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

 

Utilities Manager

City of Manning
(posted 6/3/20)

Job Duties:

  • Manages and supervises Water and Sewer departments including the water treatment plant.

  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps and valves to regulate flow of raw water treatment facility and cleans filter beds using backwash system.

  • Monitors panel board and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates, loss of head pressure, water elevation, and the distribution of water, and performs various water sample tests.

  • Prepares various records and reports including flow charts, filter backwash charts, turbidity charts, bacteria records, dosage charts, calibration records, etc. and maintains such records and reports as directed by SC DHEC.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Vocational/Technical school education/training in water treatment plant operations

  • 3-5 years of experience in water treatment operations

  • At least a Class “C” Waste Water Certification with the ability to attain a Class “B” License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of management experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in water treatment operations with a Class “B” Waste Water Certification

  • Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Position Hours: Full-Time, 8:00am – 5:00pm; may include weekends and holidays as well as On-Call work.

Benefits: Competitive Salary, with an excellent benefits package including 13 paid holidays, participation in the State Retirement System and the State Health Plan, and local gym reimbursement.

To apply, please print online application found at cityofmanning.org and email to  or apply at City Hall. For further information contact Human Resources at (803) 433-5114.

The City of Manning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

 

Water Operator

Town of Jackson
(posted 6/2/20)

The Town of Jackson will be accepting applications through June 26, 2020 for the position of Water Operator. Minimum requirements include high school diploma or equivalent, knowledge of operating heavy equipment, and a valid driver’s license. Must obtain “D” Treatment License within 2 years. Please apply in person Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:00, Friday 8-12 noon in the customer service office of the Jackson Municipal Complex located at 106 Main Street in Jackson, SC or online at www.jackson-sc.gov. Salary based on qualifications and experience. EEO

 

Water Operator I (posting # 20200001)

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(posted 5/28 – still open as of 7/22)

 

General PurposeResponsible for the operation and maintenance of the surface water treatment plant, and groundwater systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of groundwater well systems including hydrant flow operations

  • Operates the surface water treatment plant including plant start up, shut down, filter operations and instituting alternative water supply procedures with minimal supervision

  • Performs 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 and ammonia cylinders and/or containers

  • 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

  • Able to perform chemical adjustments in water treatment independently

  • 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

Desired Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 3 years related work experience, or a combination of education and experience as required for South Carolina “B” Water Treatment license

  • Valid SC Driver’s License required.

  • SC “Class B” Water Treatment license required

  • SC “Class C” Water Distribution license required within one year of hire

Pay Range: $20.41-25.51/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 Operator Trainee (posting # 20200003)

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(posted 5/28 – still open as of 7/22)

General PurposeResponsible 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: $18.89/hour

Apply online.

Job open until filled. (Will not be filled until the SC Governor’s Executive Orders are lifted and the District can safely fill the position)

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.

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