Anderson Regional Joint Water System is always looking for talented, enthusiastic people to join our team! ARJWS is a part of the South Carolina State Retirement System and offers state medical and dental insurance. The System pays 100% for employee insurance. In addition to retirement and insurance benefits, the System also provides the following:

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation Programs – 401K and 457
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Medical and Childcare
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation – Increasing with longevity
  • Sick Leave – 12 days per year
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Job Training Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Our salaries and hourly pay are market-based and very competitive. We support employees’ efforts to advance in their career by offering training and professional development opportunities.

Current Job Openings

Water Maintenance Assistant/Water Maintenance Technician I/II

Department: Maintenance

Reports to Maintenance Supervisor, Full-Time Position, FSLA Non-Exempt

Anderson Regional Joint Water System is seeking a motivated individual to join its Maintenance team.  Depending on the applicant’s qualifications, the vacancy is for a Water Maintenance Assistant or Water Maintenance Technician I/II.  This position requires demonstrated aptitude to learn and perform a range of simple to complex preventative and breakdown maintenance functions at the water treatment plant, pump stations, meter pits, and transmission main system and perform related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties:

  • Strong teamwork skills combined with the ability to work independently.
  • Assist in installation, maintenance and repair of pump system components, including pipes, valves, service lines and meters.
  • Performs after-hours emergency work and on-call duties on a rotating basis.
  • Installs, replaces and repairs chemical storage, feed and distribution system components such as storage tanks, evaporators, distribution lines and valves, and eductor or injector pumps.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Water Distribution Level A for Tech II, Level B for Tech I, and must obtain at least a Level D within one year for Maintenance Assistant.
  • Experience in equipment diagnostics, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and servicing of field and shop equipment, components, facilities and machinery, such as pumps and motors is a plus.
  • Experience monitoring and testing equipment and machinery for vibration, bearing temperature, output capacity, etc. is a plus.
  • Possession of a Water Treatment Plant Operator License issued by the State of South Carolina is a plus.

Pay Ranges:

Maintenance Assistant:  $20.00 – $32.03 / hr

Maintenance Technician I:  $22.00 – $35.53 / hr

Maintenance Technician II:  $24.00 – $42.75 / hr

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