Water Maintenance Worker II, Public Works Department
$54,846 - $74,040 annual salary
Under the direction of the Superintendent and Water Maintenance Supervisor, the individual is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in the maintenance, operation, and repair of the Village’s water system.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDING, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Specific tasks involve the maintenance and repairs to the public water supply system including, but not limited to water main breaks, valve and hydrant repairs, installation of meters, and operation of pumping stations.
Work includes operating a wide variety of equipment, hand tools, and physical labor working in inclement weather conditions as necessary.
Work involves the use of technology including computers, spreadsheets, email, GIS maps, and tablets.
Additional work includes snow removal operations and assisting other divisions as necessary.
The successful candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Possession of a valid Illinois EPA Class C Water Operator Certification is preferred or the successful candidate will be required to obtain one in a period determined at the time of hire. Prefer specialized or technical training and/or a working knowledge of the practices, methods, and materials used in maintenance, operation, repair, and construction public water supply distribution systems.
Candidates must have a valid Illinois CDL Class B driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment.
Qualified applicants should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and have excellent customer service skills when dealing with the public. Position requires problem solving skills, good judgment and outstanding organizational and time management skills. Candidates should be detail oriented with multi-tasking capabilities to work in a fast-paced environment.
The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.Weekend and/or night hours will be required as circumstances dictate for emergency work and snow removal operations.Must be willing and available to be on-call and respond to after-hours callbacks and emergency situations as necessary.
This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
SELECTION: Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and DOT drug screen.