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Water/Sewer Lead Worker, City of West Columbia

Position Category: Public Works

Position Hours:
Full time, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Job Duties:
  • Provides assistance in repairing and/or installing water lines.
  • Reviews work orders on a daily basis; determines location of problems and makes repairs/completes work orders in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes sharpshooter shovel for water line repairs; uses hand pumps to pump water line repairs; uses meter lid pullers and manhole lid pullers.

  • High school diploma or GED with the demonstrated ability to read, write, and comprehend at a high school level.
  • Posses a valid SC driver’s license.
  • Have physical ability to perform hard manual labor.

Pay Info:
Starting salary $26,121.45 annually dependent on qualifications with budgeted merit and cost-of-living increases, plus 13 holidays, participation in State Retirement System, SC Deferred Compensation Plan, and State Health Plan with employee’s portion of health and basic dental insurance premiums paid by the city.

How to apply:
Employment application available online and at the Customer Service Counter in the West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169. Completed, signed applications (resume optional) may be mailed to Carrie Garrett, Director of Human Resources, P. O. Box 4044, West Columbia, SC 29171-4044, faxed to 803.939.8634, or e-mailed to


The City of West Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.