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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.

 

Director of Water & Sewer

City of Darlington
(posted 4/22/21)

Minimum Training & Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related sciences. Requires five (5) years of engineering experience in water treatment and distribution, and/or wastewater treatment and collection, with three (3) years minimum supervisory experience. Prefer (5) years of dynamically responsible experience in water and sewer utilities operations management. Prefer five (5) years of experience working with the SCDHEC.

Position Type: Full Time

Must possess a South Carolina Professional Engineers (PE) License.

It is preferred for the position to hold one or more and/or work toward obtaining the following South Carolina licenses.

  • Water Distribution System Operator License (Class ‘A’ preferred)

  • Water Treatment Plant Operator (Class ‘A’ preferred)

  • Biological Wastewater Treatment Operator (Class ‘A’ preferred)

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Specific Duties

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in making sound financial, technical and management decisions.

  • Coaching knowledge, experience and demonstrated development of team members, managing performance and helping team members reach their full potential.

  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications and team building skills.

  • Skilled and adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with emergency situations and/or tight deadlines.

  • Proven decision-making abilities, affecting a major segment of the organization and the general public operating within in a dynamic environment.

  • Ability to personally demonstrate the priority of safety and create an environment of safety-first culture.

  • Ability to lead team members, build trust and maintain a healthy work environment.

  • 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.

  • Ensure compliance with City, County, State, and Federal laws and policies as well as the internal policies and procedures.

  • Attend Council meetings and make presentations as required

Salary: $ 65,000 – $75,000 Annually

How to apply:  Submit letter of interest, resume, and three references to Gloria B. Pridgen at P.O. Box 57, Darlington, SC  29540 or at

Deadline to Apply:  5:00 PM, May 28, 2021

 

 

 

Director of Water & Sewer Utilities

City of Rock Hill 
(posted 4/22/21)

Minimum Training & Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related sciences. Requires seven (7) years of engineering experience in water treatment and distribution, and/or wastewater treatment and collection, with five (5) years minimum supervisory experience. Prefer ten (10) years of dynamically responsible experience in water and sewer utilities operations management. Prefer five (5) years of experience working with the SCDHEC.

Salary: $104,133 – $130,000 annually

Job open until filled.

View full job description & apply online.

 

Water Superintendent

City of Rock Hill 
(posted 4/22/21)

Minimum Training & ExperienceRequires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or the hard sciences such as engineering, chemistry, geology, biology, mathematics, or physics. Requires six years in water treatment with some supervisory experience or closely related experience. The equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered. An “A” Level Water Treatment Plant Operator License is required.

Salary: DOQ

Job open until filled.

View full job description & apply online.

 

Water Plant Operator IV

City of Rock Hill 
(posted 4/22/21)

General Description: The purpose of this class within the organization is to oversee and provided advanced skill work in the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Required Work Schedule: Works 12 HOUR SHIFTS from 6:00AM to 6:00PM. Follows a schedule rotation of seven (7) days on; followed by seven (7) days off.

Salary: $25.25 – $30.94/DOQ

Job open until filled.

View full job description & apply online.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator III

City of Rock Hill 
(posted 4/22/21)

General Description: The purpose of this class within the organization is to assist and provided advanced skill work in the operation of the Water Treatment Plant.

Required Work Schedule: Works 12 HOUR SHIFTS from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Follows a schedule rotation of seven (7) days on; followed by seven (7) days off.

Minimum Education and Experience: Requires an Associate’s Degree or the equivalent of two years of college with studies in hard science, such as engineering, chemistry, geology, biology, mathematics or physics. Requires four years in water plant operation or closely related experience. In addition to applicants with an operational background, candidates with a strong mechanical/maintenance background will also be considered.

  • A “B” level certificate in water treatment is required.

  • A valid driver’s license is required.

  • The equivalent combination of licensure, training and related work experience may be considered.

Salary: $22.51 – $27.58/DOQ

Job open until filled.

View full job description & apply online.

Wastewater/Storm Water System Mechanic I

City of Georgetown
(posted 4/22/21)

Under general supervision, trains to learn how to operate a backhoe, Vactor truck, dump truck, bobcat, bush hog, air hammer etc. Performs rain detail duties. Trains and learns how to construct, install, and perform maintenance storm water catch basins and lines. Trains on how to clear line blockages on wastewater and storm water system lines. Assists with the construction and repairs sanitary sewer lines and man holes. Trains on how to operate specialized and heavy equipment in construction, maintenance and repair of wastewater and storm water lines. Reports to the Storm Water Supervisor.

Salary Range: $26,498.01 – $37,097.21

Minimum Qualifications: Requires a High School Diploma or GED equivalent, with (1) one to (2) years of experience in a job related field. Must possess a valid S.C. Driver’s License, and be able to obtain a S.C. Class B Commercial Driver’s License within six months of hire date. Mechanical aptitude and previous experience in utility work, plumbing, or heavy equipment operation is desired.

Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of heavy machines and equipment. Must be able to push, lift, pull, reach, crouch, carry or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for periods of time. Must be able to lift/carry weights of up to 100 pounds.

Job open until filled.

Apply online.

 

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator A

City of Lake City
(posted 4/20/21) 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • General Preventive maintenance

  • General Housekeeping

  • Repair problems within mechanical capability

  • Maintain required records

  • Perform all other duties as assigned

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Routine maintenance practices as related to buildings and grounds

  • Routinely clean valve markers and manholes on force main

  • Confined space entry, tanks, manholes, wet wells in accordance with OSHA regulations

Skills required to perform the Duties of the Job:

  • Knowledge of standard hand and power tools, mowers, and trimmers

  • Interpret technical instructions, in manuals, or diagrammatic form

Educational Requirements needed to perform the Duties of the Job:

  • Must have n “A” Licenses

  • High School diploma

  • GED

Weightlifting (or other physical) Requirements to perform the duties of the Job:

  • Able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Daily climbing of stairways by tanks

Licensing or other special Certifications required:

  • “A” level in Biological

  • “D” level in Water

  • Valid SC driver’s license

Safety: This is a safety sensitive position therefore must comply with requirements applicable as stated in City Policy. Knowledge of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for this position.

Apply online.

The City of Lake City reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the City of Lake City desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

 

Human Resources Specialist

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 4/20/21)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs professional and advanced administrative work in all aspects of the Human Resources Department and assists the Administration Department as needed. Does related work as required and performs work under general supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Provides detailed administrative responsibilities including records management and provides support to the Human Resources Manager and Chief of Administration;

  • Complies with labor, legal, and governmental reporting requirements including but not limited to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, Equal Employment Opportunity, American with Disabilities Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Affordable Care Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Department of Labor, Worker’s Compensation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, DOT Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act, Drug Free Workplace Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act, recordkeeping, etc.;

  • Performs tasks assisting employees regarding benefits, various insurance issues and personnel policy questions;

  • Assists with new employee recruiting process, prepares and distributes job vacancy notices and advertisements, prepares new hire packets, assists in processing new hire enrollments and payroll changes, prepares follow up letters for all applicants;

  • Assists with scheduling of pre-employment physicals and drug screens;

  • Conducts employment references for job applicants;

  • Assists with new employee orientations, provides support for human resources policy updates, prepares employee ID cards, and conducts employment verifications;

  • Maintains personnel files and updates computer files on personnel changes as required;

  • Prepares and enters payroll changes to update employee information including direct deposit, tax withholdings, contact information, miscellaneous withholdings, insurances, etc.;

  • Assists with the scheduling of DOT random pool and medical certifications and managing associated files;

  • Assists with the scheduling of required vaccinations of employees;

  • Maintains office bulletin boards in an up-to-date and legal compliance manner;

  • Administers the birthday gift card program;

  • Administers the distribution and filing of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) documents;

  • Administers the filing and record keeping of employee I-9 forms and ensures compliance is exercised;

  • Assists with the wellness benefit program and open enrollment elections annually;

  • Assists with the preparation of annual OSHA reporting and record keeping;

  • Compiles, assembles and distributes monthly employee newsletters and correspondence;

  • Assists with annual blood drive, flu vaccine clinic, United Way campaign, and morale surveys as required;

  • Prepares employee benefit statements annually;

  • Assists Administration Department with employee appreciation events;

  • Assists internal and external interviews as requested;

  • Assists retirement celebrations as needed;

  • Attends monthly Board of Director meetings as required;

  • Works varying shifts and at times alone due to the demands of the department to include before and after hours;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must have the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing; skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction; possess strong mathematical skills with the ability to conduct mathematical analyses and calculations; ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports; possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; possess advanced knowledge and experience in the creation of Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, and PowerPoints; ability to keep information strictly confidential and conduct activities with upmost professionalism; skill in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature; ability to stand and walk and to sit for extended periods of time, lift and carry up to 30 lbs, reach, bend, squat, kneel, climb, pull, and other varying physical requirements; and ability to operate a vehicle.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration and 5 years of experience is required.  Work experience in Human Resources is preferred and may be considered as equivalent to education requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid driver’s license according to state of residence.

SALARY RANGE: $46,404.80 – $96,574.40. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by 5:00 pm.

Apply online.

 

Sewer Superintendent

City of Inman 
(posted 4/19/21)

General Statement of JobUnder limited supervision, performs supervisory and responsible technical-level work to operate and maintain of the wastewater treatment plant. Work involves analyzing all data, administering industrial pretreatment program, administering City sewer use ordinance and all activities and operations relating wastewater treatment plant operation including supervising wastewater plant personnel. Reports to the City Administrator.

Position Hours: Full time, 40 hours a week.  Remains subject to twenty-four-hour call-out

Salary Info. The pay range is from $50,000 to $65,000. Pay is determined by qualifications.

Benefits:

  • Participation in the SC local government employee retirement system.

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance benefits provided through the SC Public Employee Benefit Authority.

  • Life insurance and short-term disability benefits.

  • The City will provide professionally educational opportunities.

  • Nine paid holidays over the course of a year

  • Use of City vehicle

** Read the full job description here

How to applyApplications can be found online

 

Pump/Lift Station Technician

Tega Cay Utilities
(posted 4/13/21)

 

Overview: Under general supervision, assists in maintaining wastewater lift stations, water booster pump stations, buildings, grounds, and equipment for city owned facilities. Operates various heavy maintenance equipment. Performs detailed mechanical and electrical maintenance tasks. Performs preventative maintenance inspections and repairs. Reports to assigned Team Leader or Assistant Utilities Director.

Benefits Include: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Pension/Retirement.

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam

Salary Range: Pay is dependent on qualifications.

Read full job description here.

Apply online.

 

Wastewater System Operator

Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority
(posted 4/13/21)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs 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. Performs essential work functions during inclement weather conditions. Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Operates, monitors and maintains pumping stations, grinder and effluent pumps, and 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;

  • Prepares daily/weekly/monthly records of pump operations, complaint responses and activities;

  • Performs on-call response after hours and on holidays on a rotating basis and responds to emergencies as needed;

  • 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;

  • Participates in the maintenance of positive customer relations;

  • Performs tasks related to all GSWSA functions as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Intermediate 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 the 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, understand, and comply with Authority policies; ability to perform strenuous manual labor under all weather conditions in the field; ability to lift 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; ability to bend, reach and stand for extended periods of time, climb ladders, twist, sit, kneel, crawl, squat and walk; and ability to drive a vehicle daily.

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.

Wastewater System Operator

  • GRADE 17– MUST HAVE VALID SC DRIVER LICENCES

  • GRADE 18– MUST HAVE 2 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

  • GRADE 19– MUST HAVE 4 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

SALARY RANGE$30,888.00 – $64,230.40

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, April 19

Apply online.

 

 

 

 

Water Plant Operator A

City of Bennettsville
(posted 4/6/21)

The City of Bennettsville has an opening for an Operator at the Water Treatment Plant.  Knowledge of mechanical and operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a surface water and well water treatment is required.    Applicant should have a High School Diploma plus Grade A, B, or C SCDHEC Water Certification. A valid SC Driver’s License is required.  Some knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook applications is desired.

The starting salary for this position is dependent on experience and SCDHEC certification. Grade A Water Treatment Operator maximum pay is $51,958.40.

Interested persons should apply in person at the City of Bennettsville Human Resources Dept. located at 501 E. Main Street, Bennettsville, SC 29512 or you may download an application at our website, Bennettsvillesc.com. Open until filled.

Open until filled. EOE.

 

Programmer Analyst

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 4/2/21)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs 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 ABILITIES: Thorough 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 EXPERIENCE: Any 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 REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver’s license according to state of residence.

Salary Range: $55,265.60 – $115,024.00.

Application Deadline: Friday, April 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

Apply online.

Deputy Director

Anderson Regional Joint Water System
(posted 4/1/21)

Anderson Regional Joint Water System is seeking an experienced utility professional to fill a newly created Deputy Director position. Please see attached position description for details.  Salary range is $104,864 – $143,197, depending on experience.  Position provides excellent benefits, including State Health Plan and pension.  First review of applicants will be April 26.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  Contact Lisa Evatt () or visit www.arjwater.com for more information.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator B

Anderson Regional Joint Water System
(posted 4/1/21)

Anderson Regional Joint Water System is seeking an experienced utility water treatment professional to join our team.  Please see attached position description for details.  Hourly pay range for a B level license is $21.25 – $28.49 depending on experience, in addition there is built in overtime and shift differential pay.   Position provides excellent benefits, including State Health Plan and pension. The position may also be filled at the Water Treatment Plant Trainee level ($20.00 – $26.36) or the Water Treatment Plant Operator A level ($22.50 – $31.96).  Wage rates are presently under review for upcoming fiscal year.  First review of applicants will be May 3.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  Contact Chris Weber () or visit www.arjwater.com for more information.

 

Water Plant Director

Town of Winnsboro
(posted 3/31/21)

Job Duties:

  • The Water Plant Director will supervise and participate in the operation and maintenance of SUEZ pulsator, 4MGD water treatment facility, ensuring the efficient production of quality, potable water for public use; and to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, standards, and regulations.

Qualifications

  • Class A SC Water Treatment Plant Operator License, ten years of progressively responsible experience in water plant operations with State certified Laboratory.

  • Valid SC driver’s license

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Computer skills, mechanical skills, previous experience with SUEZ PULSATOR® Upflow Clarifiers, State Certified Distribution Operators license, State Certified Wastewater (Biological) Treatment Plant Operators license.

How to apply:

Full position details are available online.  Download the fillable Application for Employment. Completed applications can be emailed to Jennifer Edwards, HR Dir. at . Mailed to:  Jennifer Edwards, HR, Town of Winnsboro, P.O. Box 209, Winnsboro, S.C. 29180. Fax:  (803) 635-3697

Deadline:  Open until filled

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Clinton
(posted 3/17/21)

The City of Clinton is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of FULLTIME WATER PLANT OPERATOR MINIMUM CLASS C – Under occasional supervision, operates, inspects and maintains equipment and systems as required for the efficient and effective operation of the City’s water filtration treatment plant.  Performs other work related duties as assigned.  Reports to the Water Filtration Division Manager.

Requirements:  Requirements include, but are not limited to: (1) Applicant must have proof of a High School Diploma or GED recognized or reciprocated by the SC Dept of Education. (2) Applicant must possess and maintain a Water Treatment Operator’s minimum Certification Class C as required by SC DHEC. (3) Must possess and maintain a valid SC Driver’s License. (4) Performs related work as assigned.  (5) Non-Exempt position.  (6) Applicant must pass pre-employment physical, pre-employment drug screen, and all other applicable background checks and future SC state certification testing. (7)  This is a Safety-Sensitive position and subject to the City’s ongiing random drug testing policy. (8) The above is just a sample of the requirements for this position; a general job description is available.

Salary Range: Salary Commensurate with Certification Level (A,B,C) and Experience $14.14/HR to $24.36/HR. Signing bonus of $1,500; additional $1,500 after one year of service; additional $3,000 after 2 years of service for all certification levels.

How to Apply: A fully completed city application is required.  Resumes may accompany applications.  Applications are available at the M.S. Bailey Municipal Center at 211 North Broad Street in Clinton or online @ www.cityofclintonsc.com.  Applications accepted until position filled. Interested applicants should submit an application in person, postal delivery, or fax (864.642.4870), and reference position number 405400 to:

City of Clinton Human Resources
ATTN: Robin Entrekin, Director
PO Drawer 748
Clinton, South Carolina 29325-0748

Employees of the City of Clinton and applicants for employment shall be afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, disability, marital status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or age.

 

Customer Service Representative

Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
(posted 3/15/21)

 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs advanced clerical customer service work involving the set-up and/or maintenance of customer accounts and other related records; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Takes customer applications for new service and performs transfers and terminations of accounts;

  • Matches work orders for applications, transfers, and terminations turned in by other departments;

  • Verifies application fees are paid for sewer inspections and contacts inspectors when inspections are requested;

  • Completes and processes loan applications for water and/or sewer services;

  • Assists and informs customers of the Customer Assistance Program and other GSWSA programs available;

  • Issues work orders and complaints as needed;

  • Makes adjustments to accounts as permitted;

  • Images documents to customer accounts;

  • Receives customer complaints, searches and analyzes information, and prepares work orders as needed;

  • Handles customer account inquiries and communicates accurate information to customers in a professional manner;

  • Operates calculator, PC and other standard office equipment as required;

  • Handles front desk and manages switchboard as needed;

  • Answers high quantity of telephone calls and assists walk-in customers on a daily basis;

  • Dispatches information to field employees;

  • Handles water quality issues;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESGeneral knowledge of utility billing terminology, methods, procedures and equipment; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; general knowledge of utility service connection, termination, billing, collecting and adjustment procedures; ability to retain information; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to establish and follow detailed work procedures; ability to multi-task; ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; skilled in the use of a variety of office machines and ability to type at a rate of 35 wpm; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, coworkers, customers and general public; ability to stand and walk and to sit for extended periods of time; and ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in Business or related field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid SC driver’s license.

SALARY RANGE $30,888.00 – $64,230.40.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 pm, March 22, 2021.

Apply online.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

McCormick CPW
(posted 2/17/2021)

 

This full-time position is responsible for operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant.  Preference given to applicants with Class C or better certification; trainee applicants will be considered.  Trainees must be able to obtain a Class E license within 6 months, Class D license within 12 months and Class C license within 24 months by passing the SCDHEC operators’ exam.  All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, be able to pass a criminal background check, drug screening, satisfactory work history and have a high school diploma or GED.  This position requires night, holiday, and weekend hours.

Hours of Operation – 6:00 AM until 10:00 PM (possibly midnight at certain times of the year); Hours subject to change

Benefits Include:

Holidays

  • 14 paid holidays per year

Annual Leave

  • 6 days of annual leave (year 1)

  • 12 days of annual leave (years 2 – 5)

  • 15 days of annual leave (years 6 -10)

  • 18 days of annual leave (years 10 – 15)

  • 21 days of annual leave (years 15 +)

Sick Leave

  • 12 days sick leave per year

Insurance

  • Health, Dental & Vision insurance paid for employee

  • Family coverage available (at employee expense)

  • $10,000 life insurance policy paid for employee

SC Retirement System

  • Employee pays 9%

  • Employer matches +

SC Deferred Compensation

  • SC Deferred Compensation plans available

SC State Employee Credit Union

  • Membership available

Trainees will be provided the resources and materials to study and prepare for the SC DHEC certifications.

  • Class E to be obtained within 6 months of hire

  • Class D to be obtained within 12 months of hire

  • Class C to be obtained within 24 months of hire

Job Duties Include:

  • Conduct analytical tests on water samples using various equipment and chemicals. This includes calibrating equipment and cleaning glassware used in testing.

  • Detect changes in the water quality and react appropriately to maintain a properly treated/finished water product

  • Monitor the operation of chemical feed equipment which includes calibration, correcting problems, and changing feeders

  • Perform preventative maintenance on all designated equipment

  • Ensure quality water flocculation and coagulation at all times

  • Monitor CPW distribution system tank levels and pressure regulators. Promptly notify distribution system personnel of hi/lo tank levels and/or pressure situations.

  • Operate and wash filter beds

  • Monitor distribution pumps and stand-by generator operation so that appropriate steps are taken during power outages

  • Operate lawn care equipment

  • Understand federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to water treatment

  • Maintain all required continuing education units

  • Keep accurate records

  • Safely performs all aspects of job through understanding and observance of all safety rules and regulations

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor including performing any necessary housekeeping

Applications and job description may be obtained at the office or online at mccormickcpw.com. Interested applicants should submit resume and completed job application to McCormick Commission of Public Works, 912 South Main Street, McCormick, SC 29835.  This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

 

Water Plant Chief Operator

Laurens County Water & Sewer Commission
(posted 2/12/2021)

The Water Plant Chief Operator will supervise and participate in the operation and maintenance of new 4 MGD water treatment facility, ensuring the efficient production of quality, potable water for public use; and to ensure compliance with all applicable policies, standards, and regulations.

Required Skills and Qualifications to include: Class A SC Water Treatment Plant Operator License, Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in water plant operations with State certified Laboratory, Valid SC driver’s license, High school diploma or GED.

Beneficial Skills: Computer skills, Mechanical skills, Previous Experience with Ozone systems, Previous Experience with SUEZ Superpulsator® Upflow Clarifiers and Greenleaf® Filters, State Certified Distribution Operators license, State Certified Wastewater (Biological) Treatment Plant Operators license.

Full position details available at www.lcwsc.com. Resumes will be accepted until March 15. LCWSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Water & Sewer System Director

Forsyth County located in Cumming, Georgia
(posted 1/25/2021)

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field from an accredited college or university; supplemented by six (6) years previous experience and/or training that includes progressively responsible water utility system administration, water distribution/collection systems, budget administration, and management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in related field desired.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license with appropriate endorsement.

Salary Range: $102,195-168,621 annually

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Maintenance Supervisor

Georgetown County Water & Sewer District
(posted 1/14/21)

General Purpose: Responsible for planning, supervising, and directing a variety of tasks in the repair and maintenance of all District facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, schedules, and direct the work tasks of all maintenance personnel.

  • Instructs personnel in safety, rules and regulations, and work habits

  • Trains, supervises, motivates, and disciplines employees in the performance of their duties

  • Prepares performance evaluations on subordinate employees

  • Provides written recommendations that are given particular weight for all promotions, merit increases, bonuses, or terminations of subordinate employees.

  • Interviews and makes hiring recommendations for subordinate positions in the department

  • Ensures all District policies and procedures are followed

  • Ensures proper maintenance of equipment

  • Maintains necessary maps, time sheets, leave sheets, overtime sheets, and work reports

  • Detects and reports any unusual conditions or difficulties

  • Directs all field maintenance crews in the performance of duties

  • Prepares Maintenance Department annual budget

  • Oversees inventory control of all supplies, materials, and equipment in the field

  • Determines the need for supplies and materials and submits appropriate forms to purchasing

  • Plans and organizes weekly activities in coordination with the area manager

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

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Checks, prepares and maintains maintenance operations reports and maintenance checklists.

  • Reviews work orders daily

  • Responds to customer service requests

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

  • Participates in on call rotation after normal working hours

  • Serves on various employee or other committees, as assigned

  • Performs related duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to interact professionally with internal and external customers.

  • Skill in operation of hand tools and equipment.

  • Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction, and repair equipment.

  • Knowledge of GCWSD policies, procedures, and practices

  • Basic computer skills including windows, word processing, and spreadsheets

  • Advanced mechanical skills

  • Advanced electrical skills

  • Ability to guide, direct, and motivate employees

  • Ability to organize and supervise the activities of various crews performing construction work.

  • Ability to work safely

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public;

  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions

Desired Education and Experience

  • Associates degree in engineering or a construction related field

  • 5 years of progressively responsible related work experience (preferred 1 year supervisory experience)

  • Class A CDL with Airbrake endorsement

  • Level A Wastewater Collections Certification

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and / or humid conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and the risk of electrical shock.

Other: The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  This job description describes the most common duties performed by employees in this classification.  There may be some duties that some employees may not perform.  There may be duties not listed that are performed by employees in this classification.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

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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.

 

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