PW Foreman Field Operation (Mechanical Drainage Crew)

  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Public Works
  • Salary: $25.97 - $35.32 Hourly USD

Job Description


All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card.

Charleston County Public Works Department is looking for a highly motivated, qualified individual to join our team! This is a working foreman position supervising a crew of employees in the maintenance and repair of open and closed stormwater drainage systems.
We offer competitive salary, a great benefit package, four-day workweek ( rain or shine ), and training and advancement opportunities. Working for the County allows you to earn a pension and you will receive paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Achieve the work life balance you have been looking for!

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $25.97 - $35.32 (salary dependent upon applicant's qualifications)

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022 or earlier if filled.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include: preparing work schedules; assigning tasks to laborers and equipment operator in the maintenance and repair of stormwater infrastructure; supervising the activities and performance of laborers and equipment operators; maintaining and ordering materials and supplies; estimating the cost of proposed maintenance projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school diploma (or GED) supplemented by three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the drainage maintenance and repair field with one at a supervisory level.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the techniques and procedures used in the maintenance and repair of open and closed stormwater drainage systems is required. Must have ability to adapt and apply culvert and open channel maintenance knowledge to a variety of situations and problems requiring innovative methods and solutions while making accurate cost estimates of maintenance jobs and in ordering appropriate materials. Knowledge in the use and care of excavators, dozers, loader/backhoes, and farm tractors with mowing decks. Knowledge in the use and care of chainsaws, pole saws, weed eater, and various other small power tools. The ability to work in adverse weather conditions and respond to emergency/disaster recovery situations. Must have the following certifications or have the ability to obtain them is required: Confined Space Competent Person Certification: SC Pesticide Applicators License; and Certified Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control inspector ( CEPSCI) . Computer knowledge and experience required. Have a valid commercial driver's license with the ability to obtain a South Carolina one upon acceptance of the position is required.Closing Date/Time: 5/1/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Address

North Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map