December 2019

Employees really got into the competitive holiday spirit this year for GUC’s second “Deck the Halls” door decorating contest! In late November, Human Resources challenged employees to decorate their office doors for the holidays. A panel of judges made their rounds on December 17th,...

Troy Perkins, Water Resources Systems Superintendent, has retired from GUC after 29.5 years of service. Since 2003, Troy has been responsible for overseeing the operations and maintenance of 481 miles of sanitary sewer mains and 631 miles of water mains. He has served as the Operator in...

Greenville Utilities’ fleet management system will soon have new tools and software to enhance our driver safety and make fleet maintenance more efficient. As part of the first phase of the fleet management system implementation plan, Fleet staff, along with vendors and employees from other...

GUC’s Intranet, MyGUC, has been running on SharePoint 2010 for eight years. Earlier this year, Microsoft announced the end of life for SharePoint 2010 as well as their support for its server operating system. So what’s next for document sharing, announcements, and all things MyGUC...

Service Awards

Jeffery Williams / 20 Years

Overhead Construction/Maintenance Supervisor...

December was a busy month for capturing photos of decorations, Greenville Christmas parade, and the holiday party. Along the way, we discovered some departments taking on their own holiday fundraising projects.

The Electric Department held its annual oyster roast on...

Greenville Convention Center was the setting for our holiday party on December 13th. Attendees enjoyed dinner, a DJ, and dancing. Best of all, it was an opportunity to relax and enjoy a good time with friends. Catching up with retirees was also fun!

Thank you to the...

Winter Energy Savings Tips
Energy Services Officer Jonathan Sergeant recently shared winter energy savings tips with customers at the Pitt County Senior Center in Greenville.

Ag Expo
Crystal Respess...

We continued our tradition of participating in the Greenville Jaycees’ Christmas Parade on December 7th. For the fourth time, it was held at night, so the parade was filled with festive, twinkling lights.

This year, for the first time, we put together a parade committee of...

It takes every employee to make the Lighthouse process successful. Observers and Steering Team members are the most visible of course, but without the willingness of employees to be observed, Lighthouse would not exist at all.

As of November 26th, we have completed 3,...

Have you ever thought about a career at GUC’s Water or Wastewater Treatment Plants, or want to grow your career and earning potential at GUC? In April, Human Resources (HR) and Water Resources launched a new program called iGrow to help GUC employees become certified and prepared for water or...

Greenville Utilities’ Gas Department was one of 32 gas systems from across the country recently awarded the 2018 American Public Gas Association (APGA) Safety Award for an outstanding safety record.  This makes the 9th year that our Gas Department staff has exemplified worker safety at a...

For the second time, our Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) has received the George W. Burke, Jr. Safety Award from the NC American Water Works Association/Water Environment Association for the plant’s “active and effective safety program and safety record.” The first time GUC received this award...

This month’s featured employee, Karen Foster, has had a love for science since she was a kid. She always wanted to know more about nature, rocks, and fossils. Later, geology became her favorite discipline, because it combines natural sciences like biology and chemistry. As the...

Service Awards

Ken Wade / 30 Years

Ken Wade, Substation Control Engineer/Interim Electric Distribution...

iLead is our internal leadership, education, and development program that was designed to help employees prepare for leadership positions within GUC. November 2019 marks the fourth year of project presentations by iLead teams. We will spend the coming months focusing on iLead projects that are...