We’re always looking to add talented, enthusiastic people to our team!
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Top reasons to consider a career with Charleston Water System:
1. Great benefits
From health and dental coverage to generous vacation time and sick leave, our competitive benefits package is among the best. We also offer short and long-term disability coverage, an optional vision plan, a pre-tax medical and /child care flex spending account, and supplementary health insurance plans. As part of the South Carolina State Retirement System, Charleston Water System matches retirement contributions up to 6%.
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2. Competitive pay & incentive program
Our salaries and hourly pay are market-based and very competitive. We support associates’ efforts to advance in their career by offering training and professional development opportunities. In addition, our incentive program offers an annual bonus of $2,000 to all associates who successfully complete special projects throughout the year!
3. College tuition reimbursement and professional development
We believe in investing in our associates. In addition to our tuition reimbursement program, we also offer free professional development classes through Trident Technical College. We also pay for associates to earn their water or wastewater operator's license.
4. Participation in industry and professional organizations
Charleston Water System encourages employees to join professional associations such as the American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation, Government Finance Officers Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, and many others.
5. Help protect public health and the environment
Our water and wastewater services make a difference in thousands of lives every day, and we take that responsibility seriously. If you’re looking to make a difference in your community, then Charleston Water System is the place for you!
6. Live in beautiful Charleston, SC!
A list of reasons to consider a career at Charleston Water System wouldn’t be complete without mentioning location, location, location! The natural beauty and quality of life in South Carolina’s Lowcountry is nationally recognized. From beautiful beaches and world-class restaurants to historic charm and warm weather, Charleston really does have it all. Travel and Leisure magazine rated Charleston one of the top cities in the US and Canada in it’s 2005 “World’s Best” poll, and a nationally known etiquette expert has named Charleston the nation’s friendliest city for eleven years running.
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Charleston Water System is an at-will , drug-free, equal opportunity employer!