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City of Greenville
City of Greenville



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

$38,480.00 - $56,763.20 Annually


475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



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Brief Description

Job Summary
Under regular direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, inspects and maintains wastewater systems to include lift stations and flow meters. Assists with performing smoke and dye testing and utility location. Administers inspection of wastewater system creek crossings. Acts as fill-in supervisor and trains and mentors new/less experienced employees. Performs inclement weather operations to include ice and snow removal. Operates on-call to respond to and resolve wastewater system emergencies.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Inspect and Maintain Wastewater Systems: Monitor wastewater lift stations for proper operations and perform preventative maintenance as necessary. Perform bi-weekly inspections, tracking submersible pumps and generator performance. Schedule and perform routine vacuuming and degreasing of wet wells. Maintain proper levels of fuel, coolant, and engine oil in exercise generators. Coordinate all repairs and maintenance for wastewater lift stations to ensure consistent operations. Maintain and install flow meters and ensure proper operations Act as point of contact for ReWa pertaining to investigation and coordination of grease concerns. Operate on-call (evenings, weekends, and holidays) to respond to and resolve wastewater system emergencies. 50%

Assist with Smoke and Dye Testing and Utility Location: Assist in performing smoke & dye testing to locate and isolate breaks in the wastewater system. Assist Environmental Compliance Coordinator to identify private wastewater system problems contributing to inflow and infiltration. Perform utility location services in support of the Utility Locator. 25%

Act as Fill-in Supervisor: As needed, assume responsibility as wastewater point of contact to include directing and overseeing crew and assigning work as needed. Train and mentor new/less experienced employees in crew operations. 10%

Administer Inspection of Wastewater System Creek Crossings: Perform field inspections of City-owned wastewater systems crossing creeks and open ditches for the purpose of identifying deterioration of pipe(s) and/or support(s). Coordinate identified repairs accordingly. 10%

Perform Inclement Weather Operations: Work during inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow and ice) by operating spreaders, 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%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent.
Over four years of experience in wastewater system maintenance, inspection, or related work.

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

Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Operations of pump station components.
Operations and functions of valves and water control devices for a high-pressure system.
Department of Transportation work zone safety measures for traffic control.
Safe operation of CDL and non-CDL sewer cleaning trucks and related components.

Ability to:
Utilize work management system and mapping system.
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.
Deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions, and measurement.
Write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.
Operate wastewater combo truck (cleaning and vacuuming) including all components, dump trucks, sanders, plows, loader, skid steer, forklift, swage machine, smoke machine, and chain saw.
Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

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, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Weekly exposure to electrical hazards. Monthly exposure to mechanical, chemical, and fire hazards.

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

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