Foreman - Water/Sewer Maintenance Division


Organization : Village of Mount Prospect
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Mount Prospect
Salary and Benefits : $72,227 - $101,117 depending on qualifications.

Village of Mount Prospect

Mount Prospect, Illinois




The Mount Prospect Public Works department is seeking a dependable candidate for the position of Public Works Foreman in the Water/Sewer Maintenance Division.

Essential Functions:

The individual will supervise and/or participate in the responsible and professional delivery of a full-range of municipal services and programs including, but not limited to, wastewater collection system maintenance, water distribution system maintenance, street maintenance, building maintenance, storm sewer maintenance, parking lot maintenance, forestry and grounds maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and civic events.  Assist in the planning and implementation of tasks necessary to achieve the goals of the Public Works Department as defined by the Director of Public Works.  Work often entails utilizing manual labor, construction trade skills, and heavy equipment.

Educational Requirements:

Associate’s degree in construction engineering, construction management, civil engineering or a related field required.  Bachelor’s degree in construction engineering, construction management, civil engineering or a related field preferred.

Experience Requirements:

Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience required.  A minimum of two (2) years experience as a supervisor preferred.

Valid Class B driver’s license (CDL) from the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain within three (3) months of hire.  State of Illinois Wastewater Collection System Operator certification or the ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of hire required.  Valid Class C Water Operator’s License from the State of Illinois preferred.

Starting Rate:  $72,227 - $101,117 depending on qualifications.  Minimum 40 hours per week, plus each foreman serves a rotating “on-call” duty, which occurs approximately once every eight (8) weeks.  Additionally, the foreman may be assigned and rotated, at the employer’s option, to any job, assignment, or any shift.

Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol screen and functional job screening.  Mandatory residency requirement within one year of employment (approximate boundaries are Randall Road on the west, Route 176 on the north, Lake Michigan on the east,  Route 64 to the south).

To apply, submit an application and resume to the Mount Prospect Public Works Department, 1700 W. Central Rd., Mount Prospect, IL 60056 (FAX #847-253-9377) (Phone 847-870-5640) (  Application forms and a full version of the job description are available to download at

Foreman Water_Sewer Division Job Posting 06-2018.pdf Foreman Water_Sewer Division Job Posting 06-2018.pdf

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