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Chief Water and Wastewater Systems Operator

Date Posted
Employer Name
Sullivan's Island Water & Sewer Department
Sector Name
Local Government
South Carolina
Career Level
Mid Level


Overseeing daily operation and reporting of Water Distribution System, Wastewater Collection and Treatment systems; supervises, trains, schedules, and evaluates Department employees; inspects equipment to determine need for repair or upgrade; keeps time records, prepares and submits reports; estimates and orders materials and supplies; on call 24/7 for after hour emergencies; inspects and monitors performance of contractors; enforces Town Ordinances and safety regulations; applicant must be willing to work rotating weekend schedule; participates in budget preparation; assists Manager in developing SOP’s. Applicant must have a proactive, hands-on participative style and possess excellent interpersonal, problem solving, communication and leadership skills. Residency requirement is a 20 mile radius from Sullivan's Island. For complete job description visit our web site

Requirements: Requires a valid SC driver’s license; high school diploma; valid SC “B” Biological Wastewater Treatment, SC “B” Water Distribution and SC “B” Water Treatment, and six (6) years progressive experience performing duties in the operation/maintenance of an activated sludge wastewater treatment facility, sewer collection system and water distribution system of similar size. A SC “B” Wastewater Collection System Certification a plus. Four (4) years progressive experience supervising operators in the water/wastewater field. Candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to give/receive clear written and verbal instructions; communicate effectively with staff, regulatory agencies, residence, contractors, and other departments; proficient with Microsoft Office products like excel, word, outlook and SCADA monitoring software; knowledge of GIS is a plus; read and interpret blueprints; demonstrate the ability to draw plant staff into decision making processes by the use of a collaborative approach to management.

Applicants cannot be considered until a completed employment application has been received. Mail application to: Town of Sullivan’s Island, Attention: Greg Gress, PO Box 427, Sullivan’s Island, SC. 29482, or email, Phone (843) 883-5748. Download employment application from our web site

Sullivan’s Island is an EOE employer.

We offer competitive medical, vision & dental plans, SC State retirement, life insurance, 10 paid holidays and one personal day per year, 6.67 hours vacation leave accrual per month, and eight hours sick leave accrual per month

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