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.

 

 

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.

 

Billing Clerk

Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority
(posted 1/3/19)

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs clerical work involving the billing and collection for water and sewer services and related activities; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Analyzes the consumption analysis reports for errors, problems and processes complaints daily;

  • Enters monthly meter readings to customer accounts provided by meter readers and/or other water utilities;

  • Updates meter information on customer accounts daily;

  • Analyzes queries and special reports for account audits, billing accuracy, and specific consumption reports;

  • Checks billing register for errors and calculates amount billed for water and sewer, excess water or sewer charges based on REUs and rate codes;

  • Analyzes billing reports for accuracy and makes appropriate corrections;

  • Uploads billing file to external printing/mailing company; handles scheduling, assignment , special inserts and instructions; proofs each job prior to printing; completes timely to ensure mailing on or before scheduled bill date;

  • Updates penalties and uploads files to external printing/mailing company; handles scheduling, assignment and proofing of job;

  • Processes pull list for automated calls;

  • Processes pull list to generate work orders and/or pull tickets;

  • Reviews completed work orders for data needed to process final bills;

  • Analyzes report of pulled accounts, schedules/finalizes terminates and final bills for delinquent accounts;

  • Audits delinquent accounts to ensure correct service fees are applied;

  • Reviews all service restored after hours, applies appropriate service fees and schedules further action if needed;

  • Processes returned checks, bank drafts, and fraudulent credit card chargebacks;

  • Reviews accounts for disconnection and/or further action;

  • Sets up and processes customer’s bank and credit card drafts;

  • Serves as collector/cashier, validates bills and provides receipts for utility and related payments, balancing cash drawer daily;

  • Balances all payments received in Marion and Mullins’ offices back to general ledgers;

  • Makes deposits and ensures accuracy;

  • Proofs and balances all Billing and Collections general ledger entries;

  • Processes, validates and updates customer applications taken at all offices and reviews for accuracy;

  • Updates address changes per the USPS’ NCOA report generated after each billing to ensure account detail accuracy;

  • Works return mail;

  • Follows and exercises red flag policies in addition to policies and rules set by the Authority;

  • Researches payments and adjustments for the Accounting Department and makes appropriate adjustments and/or corrections as needed for reconciliation;

  • Makes adjustments to customer accounts based on complaints/work orders received;

  • Operates calculator by touch;

  • Processes customer payments by phone and handles customer inquiries;

  • Processes daily mail, balancing stubs to checks, proofs scanned images, transmits deposit files to bank daily;

  • Images documents to customer accounts;

  • Ensures all Billing and Collections deadlines are met daily;

  • Prioritizes workload based on departmental calendar;

  • Processes payments taken by local banks daily; applies payment extensions daily based on bank payments;

  • Properly adjusts and bills for septic/grease hauls based on information provided by various plants;

  • Makes adjustments to sod and compost accounts; updates tickets to balance general ledger;

  • Makes adjustments for cross connection customers, issues inspection notices to customers, reviews, processes and adjusts accounts according to Water Superintendent;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of bookkeeping terminology, methods, standard office procedures and practices, and equipment; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; ability to conduct mathematical analysis; skill in the use of a variety of office machines and some typing ability; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; skill in the operation of a calculator, PC, and cash register; ability to stand, walk and/or sit for extended periods of time; ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs; ability to reach, bend, stoop, kneel, handling objects with hands and/or fingers and other varying physical requirements.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEAny combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college.

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

SALARY RANGE: $29,411.20 – $61,172.80

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, January 9, 2020. at 5:00 pm.

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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