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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.

 

Circuit Rider (Water Utility Technical Assistance Provider)

SCRWA
(posted 11/26/19)

Job Description: South Carolina Rural Water Association (SCRWA), is seeking a water professional responsible for conducting technical assistance for SC utilities.  The job responsibilities include but are not limited to providing on-site technical assistance to water utilities in all areas of operation, maintenance, management, compliance, potential compliance, health, and environmental issues.  (Examples of on-site technical assistance include leak detection, CCR completion, rate studies, assistance with State and Federal mandate compliance, policy and procedure development, asset management, post enforcement compliance planning, vulnerability assessments, and emergency response planning.)

A Circuit Rider interprets, reviews, analyzes and explains policies, rules, regulations, legislation, and laws related to rural and small water systems.  They consult with staff and others in government, business, and private organizations to discuss issues, coordinate activities, and resolve problems for rural and small water systems.  They initiate and review findings of investigations, surveys, and studies to compare and evaluate possible courses of action and formulate policies and techniques that can be used to recommend improvements for management policies or operations of rural and small water systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Water Distribution License; Water treatment license a plus

  • At least 5 years experience in the water utility industry.

  • Valid US Driver’s License

  • Reliable vehicle and willingness to travel extensively state-wide

Compensation:

  • Starting salary range: $40,000 to $48,000 depending on experience.

  • 401k with 5% employer match

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package; 100% employee; 50% dependent premium

  • Short term and long term disability

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick leave

  • Travel reimbursement at Federal rate per mile

Application Deadline: Friday, December 20

Qualified persons should send a cover letter & resume to Jill Miller, Executive Director, via email or by mail to SCRWA, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.

 

 

Waste Water 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.

 

Assistant Operations Manager

Meansville-Riley Water Company
(posted 10/26/19)

Job DescriptionMeansville-Riley Water Company, Inc. is seeking an Assistant Operations Manager to assist Operations Manager in leading our experienced team of Field Technicians in the Operation and Maintenance of our water distribution system.  Under direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Assistant Operations Manager will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Perform Operation and Maintenance duties in absent of Operations Manager

  • Daily Pump Station Inspections;

  • Daily Chlorine Booster Station Inspections (When in Operation);

  • Weekly Water System Checks of all Water System Facilities;

  • Main Line and Service Line Leak Repairs;

  • Tap, Meter and Water Line Installation;

  • Preventative Maintenance on Water System Equipment, Vehicles and Heavy Equipment;

  • Water Quality Issues;

  • Customer Complaints;

  • Water Loss Control;

Skills/Requirements:

  • Required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug Test and Physical;

  • Company accepted SLED Background Check and 10-Year Driving Record;

  • High School Diploma or GED;

  • 10+ years working in the area of Water Distribution;

  • Minimum Level “C” or higher Water Operators Distribution License required;

  • Minimum Level “D” or higher Water Operators Treatment License required;

  • Valid Driver’s License;

  • CDL License required;

  • Asbestos Competent Person Certification;

  • Knowledge of Mission SCADA software;

  • Ability to Operate Heavy Equipment;

  • Knowledge of Tools and Materials used in water system operation and maintenance;

  • Ability to perform Preventative Maintenance on Equipment and Water Facilities;

  • Coach and Train Field Technicians;

  • Great Communicator and Team Player;

Benefits:

  • State Health, Dental and Vision Insurance;

  • Individual Retirement Account with Company Match;

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave;

  • Company provided Uniforms, Safety Equipment and Cell Phone

Job Type: Full Time
Job Expiration Date: Open until Filled
Location: Union, South Carolina
Salary: Depends on Experience
Salary Range:   $20.19 to $29.07 per hour
Work Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (30-Minute Company Paid Lunch)
Benefits: Full Benefits

How To Apply:

All applicants are required to submit a completed Application for Employment.  Applications can be obtained by contacting our office.

Meansville Riley Water Company, Inc.
1779 Cross Keys Highway
Union, South Carolina 29379
Phone No. : 864-427-5832
Email:

Interested applicants can also submit a resume and cover letter in addition to a completed Application for Employment.

 

Maintenance Technician

Meansville-Riley Water Company
(posted 10/26/19)

Job Description: Meansville-Riley Water Company, Inc. is seeking maintenance technicians to assist in the Operation and Maintenance of our water distribution system.  Under direct supervision of the Operations Manager, maintenance technicians will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Daily Pump Station Inspections;

  • Weekly Water System Checks of all Water System Facilities;

  • Main Line and Service Line Leak Repairs;

  • Tap, Meter and Water Line Installation;

  • Preventative Maintenance on Water System Equipment, Vehicles and Heavy Equipment;

  • Water Quality Issues;

  • Customer Complaints;

  • Water Loss Control;

Skills/Requirements:

  • Required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug Test and Physical;

  • Company accepted Background Check and 10-Year Driving Record;

  • High School Diploma or GED;

  • Valid Driver’s License;

  • CDL License preferred;

  • Ability to Operate Heavy Equipment;

  • Knowledge of Tools and Materials used in water system operation and maintenance;

  • Ability to perform Preventative Maintenance on Equipment and Water Facilities;

  • Great Communicator and Team Player;

Benefits:

  • State Health, Dental and Vision Insurance;

  • Individual Retirement Account with Company Match;

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave;

  • Company provided Uniforms, Safety Equipment and Cell Phone

Job Type: Full Time
Job Expiration Date: Open until Filled
Location: Union, South Carolina
Salary: Depends on Experience
Salary Range: $14.10 to $20.10 per hour
Work Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (30-Minute Company Paid Lunch)
Benefits: Full Benefits

How To Apply:

All applicants are required to submit a completed Application for Employment.  Applications can be obtained by contacting our office.

Meansville Riley Water Company, Inc.
1779 Cross Keys Highway
Union, South Carolina 29379
Phone No. : 864-427-5832
Email:

Interested applicants can also submit a resume and cover letter in addition to a completed Application for Employment.

 

 

Water & Sewer Technician III

City of Clinton
(posted 10/22/19)

 

The City of Clinton is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of full time Water & Sewer Technician III. Under occasional supervision, provides lead supervision, direction, and on-site decision making responsibility to sewer team performing the installation, maintenance, and repair of various sanitary sewer lines, appurtenances, and pumping and lift stations within the service district of the City of Clinton.  Operates various heavy equipment and tools as necessary to perform daily tasks.  Work is predominately in sanitary sewer systems operations, but may be assigned to work in water distribution system operations as needed. Reports to the Water and Sewer Division Manager or designee.

Requirements:  Requirements include, but are not limited to: (1) Requires a four-year high school diploma or GED from an acceptable accredited high school recognized by the South Carolina Department of Education, supplemented by a minimum of 12 months of experience in the water-sewer or a related industry and a minimum of 12 months experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. (2) Must possess or be able to possess and maintain a valid S.C. Commercial Driver’s License minimum Class B within one year of appointment. (3) Must possess or be able to possess and maintain a Class A Wastewater Collection System Operator Certification within a scheduled time frame. (4) Must possess or be able to possess a Class D waste water collection certification within one year of appointment. (5) Requires good customer service and personnel management skills and good oral/written communication skills.  (6) Work is predominately outside in a variety of climatological conditions year round. (7) Other assigned duties as required.  (8) 6 months or more of pipelogix experience (9) Possess or have the ability to possess NASSCO (PACP) certification within one year of hire. (10) Subject to standby on-call and emergency call back.  (11) Subject to random drug and alcohol testing through DOT. (12) A job description is available.

Salary Range: $14.98 – $18.46 per hour (Grade 12) DOQ/DOE

How to Apply: A fully completed application is required (resumes may accompany) and are available at the M.S. Bailey Municipal Center at 211 North Broad Street or online at www.cityofclintonsc.com.

Position open until filled.

Interested applicants should reference Position Number 4044001 and submit an application at the Bailey Municipal Center, by email (), fax: 864-642-4870 or mail to: City of Clinton Human Resources, ATTN: Robin Entrekin, PO Drawer 748, Clinton, SC 29325

 

Executive Director

Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority
(posted 9/26/19)

Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority located in Jackson County, North Carolina, is seeking an Executive Director. This position is responsible for an O & M budget of $4.88M and Capital Improvements Plan budget of $17.9M, with a total staff of 30. The Executive Director plans, organizes, manages, directs and implements the goals of the Authority’s Board.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the Board of Directors on both fiscal and developmental levels, seeking and administering grants and loans, serving as chief budget developer, developing short and long term organizational plans, providing human resource management  skills, directing the production, distribution, and treatment of Authority’s drinking water, collection and treatment of wastewater, while maintaining a commitment to customer service, public relations and developing strong community ties.

Candidate should have knowledge of appropriate State and Federal regulations, knowledge of civil engineering and infrastructure planning, excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders and elected officials.

The ideal candidate is a graduate of a four year college or university with any of the following degrees:  major in public administration, business management, engineering technology or related field, and have considerable supervisory experience at a management level with a local government organization, preferably in a utility environment; possession of NC water and / or wastewater operator certifications and / or a graduate degree in public administration or related field is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Salary range $78,748.06 – $100,403.78

Position is open until filled. First review of application packages will begin on November 1, 2019.

Candidate must be willing to relocate to Jackson County within 6 months.

Applicants must submit a North Carolina State Employment Application (PD 107) to the Employment Security Commission online or at 26 Ridgeway Street #2, Sylva, NC, 28779. Please submit a resume and Letter of Interest to Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority, attention Nancy Hoyle, at 1246 West Main Street, Sylva, NC 28779, or by email at .

 

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