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City of Greenville
City of Greenville



Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS

$36,046.40 - $53,164.80 Annually


475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number




Brief Description

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Wastewater Repair Supervisor, performs a variety of technical and skilled duties in the restoration, rehabilitation, and repair of the Citys wastewater system. Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment, as well as hand tools in performance of job duties. Installs new wastewater pipe where old existing pipe has failed. Performs confined space entry and trenching and shoring operations. Participates in after-hours on-call duty requiring working after normal working hours and holidays to resolve emergency situations. Supports inclement weather operations (i.e. snow and ice) by operating specific pieces of equipment such as sanders, loaders, and plows. Assists in leading a crew, fills-in in the absence of the immediate supervisor, and assists in the oversight and training of less experienced employees. Operates heavy equipment such as backhoe, trackhoe, etc. in performance of job duties.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Complete Wastewater Repair Work Orders: Operate dump trucks for hauling material and equipment to job sites. Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment, as well as, hand tools in performance of job duties. Install new sewer pipes and repair old pipes as assigned. Perform confined space entry and trenching and shoring operations. Raise sanitary sewer manholes to grade. Apply cement liner to interior of sewer manholes and finish with trowel and brush. Use tripod, winch, gas detectors, and harness in performance of job duties. Operate jack hammer and remove asphalt debris. Remove old manhole ring and cover. Install metal plates or replace with new ring and cover. Level new ring and cover to street pitch. Tamp new asphalt into hole. Clear right of ways and check creek crossings. Clear rights-of-ways for access to Wastewater mains for maintenance or repairs. Perform creek crossing inspections and cleaning of creek crossings as needed. 80%

Provide Emergency Response On-Call: Participate in after-hours on-call duty requiring working after normal hours and during holidays to resolve emergency situations to include, assisting in running heavy equipment to dislodge blockages in sewer pipes. 10%

Support Inclement Weather Operations: Work outside of regular schedule, throughout inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow and ice) by operating sanders, loaders, snowplows, and other specific equipment necessary to clear and maintain roads and walkways. Mix sand and salt for ice removal and treat bridges and roads as necessary. Wash brine and salt off equipment after use. 5%

Ensure Workplace Safety: Proactively identifies, removes and/or reports potential safety hazards. Takes steps to address, remove, or report hazardous conditions or items. Complies with City, State, and Federal safety procedures and protocols in the performance of job duties. Ensures equipment and property safety. 5%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent.
Over two years of experience in a public works, utility, or construction field.

Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class B CDL at hire.
Valid South Carolina Class A Commercial Learner`s Permit (CLP) within 3 weeks of hire.
Valid South Carolina Class A CDL with air brake provision and tanker endorsement within 3 months of hire.

Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Safe equipment operating practices/procedures.
Proper inspection and safe operation of CDL vehicles.
Department of Transportation work zone safety measures for traffic control.
Confined space equipment set-up and trenching and shoring safety equipment.

Ability to:
Utilize work management system and mapping system.
Lead others in the performance of shared responsibilities in the absence of the supervisor.
Deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
Read and understand maps in multiple formats, as well as orient locations.
Read, understand, and follow equipment operating manuals, Safety Data Sheet (SDS), policies, and other reference materials.
Write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.
Operate larger CDL equipment such as dump trucks, jet rodder combination truck, asphalt repair trucks, etc.
Operate tamps, saws, mixers, shovels, fork lift, rollers, pipe laser, level, grade rod, tape measure, various hand and power tools, and jack hammers..

Working Conditions

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Outdoors.

Protective Equipment Required: Hard hat, steel-toed shoes, gloves, safety vest, safety glasses, ear protection, rain suit, and rubber boots.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, physical hazards, and wetness and/or humidity. Frequent exposure to mechanical hazards, and communicable diseases.

Physical Demands:
Continuously requires fine dexterity, lifting, vision, hearing, and talking. Frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, carrying, reaching, kneeling, foot controls, and balancing. Occasionally requires handling, pushing/pulling, climbing, bending, crouching, and twisting. Heavy strength demands include exerting 50- 100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or from 10 up to 20 pounds constantly.

Mental Demands:
Frequently requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires time pressures, emergency situations, frequent change of tasks, and working irregular schedule/overtime.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.


The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

City of Greenville (SC)

206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601




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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.


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