Greenville Water
  • 12-Nov-2018 to 31-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Water Resources – Watersheds/Reservoirs
  • Travelers Rest, SC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Greenville Water offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. For more information, please see our website: /JOBS

Job Title:                    Maintenance & Protection Team Member I

Department:              Water Resources

Reports To:               Watershed Maintenance Team Leader                                            

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt


The purpose of this classification is to maintain and protect assigned Greenville Water watersheds, right-of-ways, grounds and structures.



The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Performs maintenance work as required, including but not limited to, landscaping grounds, clearing rights-of-way, maintaining grass and orchards, installing signs and painting property lines, removing vegetation from water, dead and diseased trees, animal carcasses, debris and trash from grounds/highway ditches etc.
  • Knowledgeable in operation of boats, trucks, heavy construction equipment, backhoe, riding mower, bush hog, dump truck, tractor, etc. utilized in maintenance of the ROW or watersheds'.
  • Patrols assigned areas; enforces rules and regulations pertaining to the maintenance and use of properties.
  • Hauls rock, soil, debris, equipment, materials, etc., as needed to and from work sites.
  • Performs general building maintenance work as required, including routine plumbing, painting, carpentry work, etc.
  • Fights forest fires as required
  • Ensures fire roads are maintained
  • Performs all duties according to established policies, procedures, and standards of quality and safety
  • Must possess knowledge and skill for operation of equipment used in watershed and ROW
  • Maintains and performs minor repairs to assigned equipment.
  • Prepares daily maintenance records and completes additional paperwork as required
  • Participates in the maintenance of positive customer relations
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other department supervisors and employees, co-workers, property owners, customers, and the general public  
  • On call 24 hours per day
  • May be required to work rotating weekends and nights
  • Cleans water storage tanks
  • Assists other division crews as needed
  • Performs other related duties as required 


A High School Diploma or GED, supplemented by preferably five (5) years of experience in watershed maintenance and protection, equipment operations, grounds keeping, general maintenance or related field, is required; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must obtain and maintain a valid South Carolina driver's license. Must obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.

Must obtain firefighting training and introduction to wild land fire behavior certificates within 180 days. Must be able to operate general landscaping equipment.

Operates boats, trucks and heavy construction equipment as necessary, including but not limited to backhoe, riding mower, bush hog, dump truck, tractor, etc.

Proficient in operation of boats, trucks, heavy construction equipment, including but not limited to track hoe, backhoe, riding mower, bush hog, bull dozer, dump truck, tractor, etc. utilized in maintenance of the ROW or watersheds.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Greenville Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Greenville Water will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


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