Water Operations Maintenance

City of Rolling Meadows | Rolling Meadows, IL

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Posted Date 10/14/2020

The City of Rolling Meadows Public Works Department seeks a professional, dedicated individual to provide full-time operational and maintenance related duties, in the Utilities Division of the Public Works Department, under the general supervision of the Utilities Supervisor, along with the Utilities Superintendent.

Salary: $44,923 to $80,203

Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include performing a wide variety of responsibilities related to the operation, maintenance, and delivery of water related assets; including, potable water from the Joint Action Water Agency (JAWA) and four (4) City emergency deep wells. This position performs many of the maintenance related duties required for the water operation and production systems. This position performs tasks related to water sampling and monitoring, GIS and SCADA operations, production station maintenance, utility locates, meter reading and meter maintenance as well as a variety of emergency response matters. This position will perform maintenance on above ground and/or below ground infrastructure. This position requires a high energy, approachable, detail-oriented individual with good communication and customer service skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to handle a variety of different tasks, and be able prioritize and manage tasks and maintenance responsibilities in an efficient and organized manner.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent, with progressive continuing education (in-line with Department expectations). One to three years of experience in municipal government, utility maintenance and/or other construction-related work. State of Illinois Class “B” CDL, with certification of completion of the air brake vehicle test and endorsement for hazardous material (“X”), within twelve (12) months of hire date. Ability to obtain a Class “A” CDL with completion of a class “N” tanker endorsement within thirty six (36) months from date of hire. Candidates must also possess, or be willing to pursue obtaining a valid IEPA Class “C” Water Supply Operators license within six (6) months of hire or appointment.

** For more detail on minimum qualifications, see job description on the City of Rolling Meadows Website.

Benefits: The City offers a competitive pay and benefit package including vacation and sick leave, along with health insurance and IMRF pension. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and drug screen.

The successful candidate will have high integrity and will foster open and honest communication throughout the organization. The candidate will strive to better the organization through teamwork, customer service, and professional growth and development.

The salary range for this position is $44,923 to $80,203, with starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications, with annual adjustments commensurate with the City’s Local 150 Union contract.

Submit cover letter, application, and resume with a minimum of three references by Friday, October 30, 2020 to: Elizabeth Payne, City of Rolling Meadows, 3600 Kirchoff Road, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 60008 or via e-mail at pwcareers@cityrm.org.

The City of Rolling Meadows is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a Drug Free Work Place.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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