Maintenance Worker


Organization : City of Crystal Lake
Job Category : Solid Waste
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Crystal Lake
Salary and Benefits : $22.74-$24.84, with potential growth to $36.44

Maintenance Worker - Primary Assignment: Wastewater Division

City of Crystal Lake


Perform a variety of tasks associated with the maintenance, operation, and repair of the City's wastewater facilities and lift stations. 

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

Duties include snow removal for the City during the winter months and other tasks as assigned within the Public Works Department. Wastewater tasks may include plant checks, troubleshooting/repair of equipment, record keeping, sampling, lab analysis, preparing regulatory reports, handling chemicals and ordering equipment/ supplies.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by additional public works training or experience in the maintenance, operations and repair of streets, water and wastewater facilities, public water distribution systems, and sewer collection systems.
Familiarity with personal computers (PC's) and SCADA systems (PC and iPad applications) is strongly desired. Position requires entering data into spreadsheets, utilizing email, and viewing GIS maps.
Qualified applicants should demonstrate the ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment. Applicant must exercise good judgment, effectively solve problems, have excellent organizational and time management skills and be detail oriented. 

Supplemental information

The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Weekend and/or night hours are required for scheduled and emergency work, including snow/ice control removal activities.  Must be able to be scheduled for on-call duties (after-hours call-backs.)
Candidates must have a valid Illinois CDL Class B driver's license or be able to obtain this license within 6 months of hire. In addition, candidates must have a Class #4 IEPA Wastewater Operators Certification or ability to obtain certification within 16 months of hire.
Starting hourly salary range is $22.74-$24.84, with potential growth to $36.44, along with an excellent benefit package.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of background check, physical, and drug screen.  Qualified individuals interested in being considered for the position should submit an employment application, available at
This position will remain open until filled.  Applications will be considered as received.
This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
The City of Crystal Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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