Organization : Village of Roselle
Job Category : Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Roselle
Salary and Benefits : The salary range is $61,901 to $83,139 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.



The Village of Roselle, Illinois (population 22,897) seeks a full-time Lead Water Operator within the Public Works Department.  This position serves as the lead worker assisting in overseeing and leading crews in the construction, maintenance and repair of Village water system facilities.  The position performs manual, semi-skilled and skilled tasks, technical and physical work in the operation, construction, maintenance, repair and installation of Village water system facilities including the  emergency back-up well, booster station, pressure adjustment stations, water storage facilities, the water distribution system, fire hydrants, water meter system and system’s supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), This position is responsible for the operation of excavation equipment, other specialized equipment and related tools and machinery. 

The ideal candidate would possess: 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), minimum of five years’ in the public works and/or construction industry or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience.  Knowledge of the regulatory requirements, work operations, methods, and techniques used in the maintenance, repair, installation and construction of municipal water production, metering and distribution system facilities, equipment, and systems.  Desired possession of at least a Class D Water Operator’s License (as issued or recognized by the Illinois EPA), or receipt of one within twelve (12) months of commencing employment or transfer into position.  On the job training will be provided.   

This position is responsible for working approximately forty hours (40) each week with occasional overtime and weekend assignments.  The salary range is $61,901 to $83,139 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, health and life insurance.

Interested candidates should submit an application, resume and cover letter on the Village’s website at http://www.roselle.il.us/jobs.  The deadline to apply for this position is Tuesday, May 3, 2022.  The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.

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