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


Director of Treatment Operations

Under limited supervision, is responsible for management and program oversight of all BJWSA water and wastewater treatment operations, laboratory operations, and all associated plants and facilities. General responsibilities include oversight of the eight (8) wastewater treatment plants, two (2) water treatment plants and all laboratory functions. Manages operations, processes and the plant’s systems in a cost-effective manner in accordance with BJWSA’s vision, local, state, and federal regulation.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, biology, ecology, chemistry or related area with a minimum ten years of experience in all aspects of water and wastewater treatment plant and laboratory operations, and a minimum of three years of experience at the management level, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge of the principle and practices of the operation activities as applied to water and wastewater treatment and laboratory operations.
  • Must possess a Class A Surface Water Treatment Operator Certification or obtain within 4 years of hire
  • Must possess a Class A Biological Wastewater Operator Certification or obtain within 4 years of hire
  • Must possess a Class B Physical Chemical Operator Certification or obtain within 4 years of hire
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Reports to the DGM, Operations and Technical Services.

Minimum Starting Salary: $3,144.80 to $4,161.60 bi-weekly, depending on qualifications.

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: Friday, June 3, 2016

Field Operator I

Under frequent supervision, locates, inspects, maintains, installs and repairs water and sewer lines to ensure quality service to BJWSA customers. Performs work in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and standards of quality and safety. An entry-level position in the multi-skilled Field Operations workforce. Reports to the Field Operations Supervisor.


  • Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Prefer a minimum of 1 yr related experience.
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Class D Water Distribution and a Class D Collection System license within 2 yrs of hire or promotion.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, and be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire.

Starting Salary: $14.41 per hour + great benefits package

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: June 3, 2016



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


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