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City of Greenville
City of Greenville



Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS
PLUMBER - 0622 Salary

$38,480.00 - $56,763.20 Annually


206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number




Brief Description

Job Summary
Under general direction and in compliance with national and local plumbing code, as well as standard operating procedures and policies, performs routine and semi-complex maintenance of plumbing systems in commercial buildings. Inspects current systems to identify areas in need of repair. Performs repairs or replacements of current systems and installs new systems or components as necessary. Assists other maintenance disciplines and departments as assigned to include performing routine general maintenance, decorative fountain service, painting, carpentry, and preventative building maintenance.

Job Duties

Essential Functions

Maintain Building Plumbing Systems: Perform routine inspections of plumbing systems to identify areas in need of repair. Repair existing systems to include replacing faucets, mending broken pipes, and clearing clogged drains as needed. Install new systems to include assembling pipe sections, tubing, and fittings. Utilize couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, soldering, brazing and welding equipment in performance of job duties. Measure, cut and thread pipe using hand and power tools. Install appliances such as dishwashers, water heaters, sinks, and toilets to include cutting openings in walls and floors in order to perform installation. Perform routine concrete and sheetrock finishing associated with plumbing repairs. Review blueprints, building codes, and specifications to ensure accuracy and compliance of work. 45%

Maintain Outdoor Plumbing Systems: As a result of damage from work crews, identify and repair or replace broken or leaking systems on City property to include outdoor water supply, drainage, irrigation lines, etc. Conduct annual inspection of backflow devices and repair or replace as necessary. Conduct annual return-to-service for outdoor drinking fountains. 35%

Assist Other Disciplines within Division: Assist other maintenance disciplines to include, but not limited to performing routine painting, carpentry and/or preventative building maintenance. 10%

Ensure Safety in the Workplace: Proactively identify, remove, and/or report potential hazards. Take steps to address, remove, or report hazardous conditions to Supervision. Comply with City, State, and Federal safety procedures and protocols in performance of job duties. Ensure equipment and property safety. 10%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent.

Over two years of experience performing plumbing diagnostics, repairs and installations.

Must have or obtain Municipal Association of SC Journeyman Plumbing Certification within 6 months of employment.

Driver`s License Requirements

Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License.

Performance Requirements

Knowledge of:

Diagnostics, installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems in commercial spaces and areas.

Plumbing codes and best practices.

Basic decorative fountain maintenance, general facility maintenance, preventative maintenance, carpentry and landscaping.

Ability to:

Make modifications to existing plumbing systems and design for new service.

Effectively plan and estimate work in most efficient manner to minimize facility downtime.

Problem solve routine and semi-complex plumbing and decorative fountain issues as well as, the application of proper techniques and procedures.

Read, comprehend, and follow safety procedures.

Read commercial plumbing blueprints and system manuals.

Make basic mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions.

Prepare reports and estimates for repair work and equipment recommendations.

Communicate maintenance requirements to management, teammates, outside vendors and contractors.

Use basic hand and power tools, application specific specialty plumbing tools, electric augers, line cameras, bucket truck and scissor lift.

Operate general office equipment to include entering and completing work orders on a smart phone, general computer knowledge and the ability to utilize email.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions

Primary Work Location: City indoor and outdoor facilities to conduct all aspects of the plumbing trade.

Protective Equipment Required: Safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and other protective clothing.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to respiratory. Weekly exposure to wetness/humidity and noise/vibration. Monthly exposure to physical hazards.

Physical Demands: Constantly requires hearing, vision, talking, handling/grasping, reaching, twisting, bending, balancing, standing, walking, and foot controls. Frequently requires lifting, climbing, and kneeling. Occasionally requires carrying, fine dexterity, pushing/pulling, crawling, crouching/stooping, and sitting. Strength demands include constantly exerting up to 10 pounds, frequently exerting up to 20 pounds, and occasionally exerting between 20 and 100 pounds.

Mental Demands: Constantly requires time pressures. Frequently requires frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, emergency situations, and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires noisy/distracting environment and irregular schedule/overtime.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.


The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

City of Greenville (SC)

206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601




How To Apply:


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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.


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