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Water/Sewer Distribution Operator, Town of Prosperity

Position Category: Utilities

Position hours: Full-time position, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday with potential for call in

Job duties:

  • Under limited supervision, provides professional guidance and direction in the operation and maintenance of the distribution system, sewer collection system, and wastewater treatment
  • Assists management in implementing the backflow and cross-connection prevention program, pretreatment program, and sanitary sewer overflow/spill response plans
  • Maintain and/or adjust the system flow and maintain pressure requirements to control the flows to meet consumer demands including fire flow demands and minimum daily requirements


  • Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of related experience in water/sewer, building maintenance or construction; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Must possess Water Operator Certification Class C (preferred)
  • Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s License
How to apply: Applications and a full job description are available both online at and in-person at Town Hall (305 N Main Street). Submit completed applications in-person at Town Hall any time during regular business hours.

Deadline: January 3

The Town of Prosperity considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, material or veteran status, disability, political affiliation, or legally protected status. We will give this application every consideration. However, in accepting it, the County of Newberry makes no commitment of employment to the applicant. This application pertains only to the position applied for. WE ARE AN ATWILL EMPLOYER, MEANING THAT EITHER THE EMPLOYER OR THE EMPLOYEE MAY END THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY OR NO REASON.