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Water/Sewer Tech I, Town of Ridgeland

Position Category: Utilities

Position Hours:
Full time, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with rotating weekend shifts

Job Duties:
  • Maintains and repairs the sewer collection system for the Town of Ridgeland; inspects sewage pump stations to ensure proper working conditions. Performs maintenance and repair work on pump houses, piping and rights of way; cleans and inspects manholes and sewer mains; repairs and installs sewer mains and laterals; performs general grounds keeping duties as needed. Must be able to operate a backhoe, tractor, dump truck, rodding machine, jetter, jackhammer and power equipment as needed and maintains assigned vehicle and equipment to be in clean, good-working condition.
  • Helps monitor treatment basins and wastewater collection and treatment systems. Reads meters once per month. Reports directly to the Water/Sewer Foreman. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Water/Sewer Director.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; valid SC driver’s license; ability to pass a background check and drug screening; must provide satisfactory 5 year SC DMV driving report; must be willing to develop and work as necessary a rotating weekend schedule to check water and wastewater system operations and to promptly respond to customer complaints and/or system emergencies that may occur 24/7.

Pay Info:
$33,368-$45,250 annually. Compensation is dependent upon qualifications and includes full benefits package including paid dental/health insurance through the State Health Plan, SCRS state retirement and paid vacation/holidays.

How to apply:
Please email resumes to:

The Town of Ridgeland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.