As a dynamic organization, BJWSA looks for talented, energetic and committed employees.  We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and opportunities for training and career development.  BJWSA is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and actively promotes a diverse and drug-free workplace.

EEO Policy Statement 2015

Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

BJWSA is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse workforce. Ethnic minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to their application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department.

Download the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster.

Only U.S citizens or those who have legal status to work in the U.S. are eligible for employment.

Current Job Openings

Laboratory Technician

Under general supervision, performs duties related to the operation of the water and wastewater laboratory according to South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) regulations. Performs a variety of work involving the chemical and biological analysis of water and wastewater.

Requirements:

  • Requires an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, or related field. Must have a minimum of one year experience in water and wastewater laboratory operations, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must possess computer skills, instrumentation skills, and have the ability to read and write and perform basic statistical calculations.
  • Must possess the ability to operate a variety of lab equipment and instruments used in plant operations such as pH/ISE meter, turbidimeter, Atomic Absorption spectrometer, GC/MS, etc.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Reports to the Laboratory and Water Quality Manager.

Starting Salary: $19.22 per hour + excellent benefits package to include S.C. Retirement System, 401k, generous leave programs, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, an entrenched safety culture, developing wellness initiative, numerous employee recognition forums, extensive talent development opportunities, and a collaborative team and family type atmosphere.

Applicants must submit a BJWSA application to:

HR Dept., ATTN: Diane Thames

6 Snake Rd, Okatie, SC 29909

or fax 843-987-7573

Deadline to apply: August 8, 2016

 

 

Senior Meter Reader

 

Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties related to customer service and meter reading. Reads and records water meter readings along an assigned route that initiates billings for utility customers. Receives work from and reports to the Revenue and Billing Supervisor, but works independently when out on the assigned route.

Requirements:

  • Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Requires six months experience in customer service, pipeline construction, or as a meter reader or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations.
  • Requires experience in Microsoft Office with the ability to use software used by the Authority. Ability to operator two-way radio, PC, printer, copier, fax machine, 10-key calculator and postage meter.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Starting Salary: $14.41 per hour + excellent benefits package to include S.C. Retirement System, 401k, generous leave programs, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, an entrenched safety culture, developing wellness initiative, numerous employee recognition forums, extensive talent development opportunities, and a collaborative team and family type atmosphere

Applicants must submit a BJWSA application to:

HR Dept, ATTN: Diane Thames

6 Snake Rd, Okatie, SC 29909-3927

or fax 843-987-7573

Deadline to apply: August 8, 2016

 

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Under general supervision, is responsible for assisting, resolving and responding to customer concerns in person and over the phone. Duties include maintaining, closing and establishing customer accounts and records; generating, distributing, and completing work orders and communicating via two-way radio with construction and field crews.

Requirements:

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with vocation or technical school training in accounting, bookkeeping, customer service, or related area.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an accounting, cash handling, customer service or administrative position dealing with customers involving basic accounting or bookkeeping functions or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Possess proficiency with computer applications, must be able to operate a two-way radio, printers, copiers, facsimiles, 10-key calculator and postage meter.
  • Possess excellent telephone and oral communication skills. Ability to perform routine arithmetic calculations. Must be able to type 35 cwpm.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Reports to the Call Center Supervisor.

Starting Salary: $14.41 per hour + excellent benefits package to include S.C. Retirement System, 401k, generous leave programs, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, an entrenched safety culture, developing wellness initiative, numerous employee recognition forums, extensive talent development opportunities, and a collaborative team and family type atmosphere.

Applicants must submit a BJWSA application to:

HR Dept, ATTN: Diane Thames

6 Snake Rd, Okatie, SC 29909-3927

or fax 843-987-7573

Deadline to apply: July 29, 2016

 

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HOW TO APPLY

Review the Job Posting carefully and make sure you understand the job requirements and the process for submitting an Employment Application.

 Complete an Employment Application form. (click on link below)

  • The Employment Application includes an EEO Self-Identification Form.  You may elect to NOT DISCLOSE this information but it should be noted and included as part of the formal application.
  • Attach your resume, if you have one, to the completed application.  A resume is helpful but does not replace a fully completed Employment Application Form.
  •  An application should be completed, and is required, for each position for you wish to apply.
  •  Employment Applications are only accepted when there is a posted vacancy.

Applicants should read carefully the APPLICANT STATEMENT on the bottom of the Employment Application before signing.  Unsigned applications are considered incomplete.

Submit the completed application to Human Resources.

Mail: 6 Snake Road, Okatie, SC 29909

Fax: 843-987-7573

Email: dianet@bjwsa.org

If you have recently submitted an application for a job opening, you will be contacted if you meet minimum qualifications and are selected for an interview.  If you are not contacted for an interview, we appreciate your interest in seeking job opportunities with BJWSA and encourage you to check our job listing website regularly for future opportunities.

Medical Examinations and Drug Test (Post Offer)

An applicant who has received (and accepted) an offer of employment with BJWSA is required to pass a job related medical examination and drug test prior to appointment.

Employment Application February 2015 Fillable

Employment Application February 2015 Printable