Maintenance - Water/Sewer Division


Organization : Village of Mount Prospect
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Mount Prospect
Salary and Benefits : $27.36 - $37.15 depending on qualifications.



Job Assignment – Water/Sewer Division


The Mount Prospect Public Works Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill a maintenance position.   

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will perform a variety of tasks in the Public Works Department.  Primary duties include, but are not limited to, the following  work in the Water/Sewer Division  of the Public Works Department:   water main repairs; service line repairs, hydrant repairs; valve repairs; utility locates; meter reading; meter testing, meter repair, meter installation;  sewer cleaning  and inspection;  sewer main manhole  repairs;  pump operation and maintenance;  SCADA  system operation; deep well operation  and maintenance.

Also performs a variety of tasks necessary  to achieve goals of the Public  Works Department, as determined  by the Public  Works Director, using manual labor and construction trade skills; operates one or more types of equipment  including  loaders, backhoes, vacuum  trucks, televising truck; etc.; and other duties as assigned.  The work often requires extensive physical strength and endurance, including the ability to stand, bend, pull, push, kneel and regularly lift more than 100 pounds at any time and to withstand extended exposure to the elements.   Employees may be assigned and rotated at the employer's option to any job assignment or any shift.  On call and overtime work assigned by rotation among all maintenance employees.

Educational Requirements:

Associates degree in construction management, civil engineering or a related field preferred.   

Experience Requirements:

A minimum of three years relevant work experience is preferred.  Minimum two years experience operating heavy equipment including loaders, backhoes or dump trucks preferred.  Excellent customer service skills required.

Must obtain a valid Illinois CDL Class B vehicle operator’s license within 90 days.

Starting Rate:  $27.36 - $37.15 depending on qualifications.

Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol screen.  Probationary period of one year.  Mandatory residency requirement within one year of employment (Randall Road to Route 14 to Route 176 on the west, Route 176 on the north, Lake Michigan on the east, Lake Shore Drive and Roosevelt Road; westward to Ogden Avenue (Route 34); southwesterly and westerly to Route 59; north to its nexus with Route 64 and then westerly to a terminus at the intersection of Route 64 and Randall Road.)

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) (Email  Applications forms are available for download at


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