Organization : Village of Roselle
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Roselle
Salary and Benefits : The salary range is $74,514 to $102,053 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.


The Village of Roselle, Illinois (population 22,897) is seeking to fill the newly created full-time Foreman position in the Public Works Department, Wastewater Division.  Roselle is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.  This position is in charge of directing and overseeing routine activities of divisional employees, work group operations, and contracted work. This position exercises considerable on-site independence in determining how to accomplish assigned tasks and is responsible and accountable for efficient assignment of workers and use of resources. This position recommends to management improved methods and procedures for more efficient operations and scheduling.  This position performs work of a skilled nature, which requires special training, education and/or experience and involves participating in, overseeing and coordinating the activities of a group of workers with varying skill levels in a variety of construction, maintenance, and repairs.  Work will also include performing construction, maintenance, and repair functions to Village equipment, buildings, and other infrastructure including the operation of heavy equipment and related machinery in compliance with all local, state and federal laws, policies, rules and regulations.

Depending on the overall qualifications of individual employees, including skills, knowledge, and experience, the divisional responsibilities assigned to each Foreman may vary.  However, at this time, the Department expects to appoint a Foreman overseeing Wastewater (2 wastewater treatment facilities, 10 lift stations and sanitary collection system).  Based on the divisional responsibilities assigned to Foreman, additional knowledge, licenses and certifications may be required such as, but not limited to:

Wastewater Foreman Position

  • Knowledge of the regulatory requirements, work operations, methods, and techniques used in the maintenance, repair, installation and construction of municipal wastewater treatment facilities, lift stations, sanitary collection system, equipment and systems.
  • Possession of a minimum Class 1 Wastewater Operator’s License (as issued by the Illinois EPA), or receipt of one within twelve (12) months of commencing employment or transfer into position.  A minimum of a Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate at time of application and commencing employment.  If determined necessary by the Village, ability to successfully obtain a Collections Certification Wastewater Operator’s License within twelve (12) months.

The ideal candidate must possess:  proven leadership skills, knowledge and experience leading crews, projects and construction with successful outcomes, minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible public works wastewater treatment plant and collection system operation and maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience.  A high school diploma (GED or equivalent), a current and valid Illinois motor vehicle operator's license with a CDL endorsement (or capable of acquiring CDL within six months.  Training for CDL license will be provided).

The salary range is $74,514 to $102,053 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. This position, which is a member of Operating Engineers, Local 150 union, receives comprehensive benefits including paid time off, pension, and health and life insurance.  Visit “Job Opportunities” at for a complete job description and to apply online.  Must include cover letter, resume, and three professional references by Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.

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