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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 regular direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, installs and maintains stormwater systems throughout the City. Builds and repairs catch basins, installs storm pipe, and inspects and cleans storm system. Cuts grass and makes repairs at landfill. Levels ditches to proper grade. Landscapes construction site at job completion. Operates a variety of light and heavy equipment, as well as, hand tools in performance of job duties. Works during inclement weather conditions (i.e. snow and ice) by operating sanders, loaders, snowplows, and other specific equipment necessary to clear and maintains roads and walkways. Assists other departments with general installation, maintenance, and cleaning projects. Assists in leading a crew, fills-in during the absence of the immediate supervisor, and assists in the oversight and training of less experienced employees. Operates heavy equipment such as dump truck, trackhoe, backhoe, skid steer, etc. in performance of job duties.

Job Duties

Essential Functions

Complete Stormwater Repair Work Orders & Related Duties: Operate dump truck for hauling materials and equipment to and from job sites. Operate a variety of light and heavy equipment, as well as, hand tools in performance of job duties. Set up trenching and shoring as required. Perform confined space entries when needed. Set up laser and transits; make grade shots and set correct percentages. Build and repair catch basins to include setting elevations and laying out location; excavate and build catch basins with brick, block and cement. Change out slabs and grates for catch basins. Operate Jet rodder combination truck to rod lines and vacuum catch basins. Shovel out mouth of catch basins, profile ditches and vacuum/rake leaves out of ditches. Estimate material needs and make sure correct materials are on site. Set up traffic control when necessary. Wash road/landscape as needed. Maintain machines in proper working order. Repair sewer systems as necessary. 80%

Perform Asphalt Maintenance: Assist asphalt crews in patching utility cuts and potholes. Prep and replace asphalt on driveways and roads. Assist in installation of asphalt rolls and brims for stormwater diversion. Haul asphalt when needed. 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%

Ensures 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.

Associate degree in Construction Engineering Technology or related field may be substituted for 1 year of experience.

Confined Space Certification, Trenching and Shoring Certification, Competent Person Safety Certification, and Traffic Control Training within six months of employment.

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.

Department of Transportation work zone safety measures for traffic control.

Confined space equipment set-up and trenching and shoring safety equipment.

Ability to:

Operate larger CDL equipment such as dump trucks, jet rodder combination truck, and asphalt repair trucks.

Operate heavy equipment such as skid steers, backhoes, excavators, and wheel loaders.

Read and understand maps in multiple formats, as well as orient locations.

Read 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 snow and ice equipment during inclement weather.

Operate tamps, saws, mixers, shovels, fork lift, rollers, pipe laser, level, grade rod, tape measure, various hand and power tools, and jack hammers.

Use a portable radio, phone, or other communication devices.

Use a smart tablet and work management system.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions

Primary Work Location: Outdoors (maintaining storm system).

Protective Equipment Required: Hard hat, gloves, safety glasses, ear protection, steel toe shoes, and dust masks.

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, communicable diseases, as well as, mechanical, chemical, electrical, and fire hazards. Seasonal exposure to wetness and/or humidity.

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

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

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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