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Water Distribution Operator I, City of Goose Creek

Position Category: Public Works

Job duties:

  • Collects water usage data from customer meters using hand-held computer; corrects errors that have happened during data collection; and notifies customers of potential leaks
  • Maintains and repairs city fire hydrants to ensure adequate water supply for fire protection and for flushing of the city water system; provides valve maintenance; assists with the maintenance of the city water system; and installs and repairs service lines, water meters and meter boxes as needed
  • Operates heavy machinery and commercial vehicles for excavation and transportation to include backhoes, excavators, dump trucks and flatbed trucks; responds to public inquiries and investigates public complaints; and serves as backup to co-workers


  • High school diploma or GED
  • One year experience in water distribution or related field
  • A valid SC driver's license and water distribution license level D is required

How to apply: For a complete job description and to apply, visit Applicants must complete the online employment application in its entirety and submit any additional required documentation to be considered for employment. Paper applications will not be considered. All sections of the application form must be completed. If the application is not completed in its entirety, it will not be considered. A resume may be attached, however, it will not be considered as a substitute for any section of the application. Applications will not be accepted following the closing date of the posting. Positions may be closed at any time.