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Village of Algonquin

Maintenance Worker I - Utilities

Posting Date: August 29, 2022
APPLICATION DEADLINE:         September 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
STARTING SALARY:                   $52,623.65, per the Local 150 union contract
HOURS PER WEEK:                   40+ hours per week. You will be required to have a flexible schedule (including nights and weekends) as you will be participating                                                         in a schedule as an on-call employee for the Utilities Division.
BENEFITS:                                  The Village of Algonquin has a competitive benefit package which currently includes: paid time off, a flexible benefit Section 125                                                      plan including health, dental, and life insurance as well as flexible spending accounts (health care and/or child care), a defined                                                      benefit pension plan through Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, a deferred compensation 457(b) plan through Nationwide, and                                                      more.
Does the thought of working in an office make you shudder? Would you like being engaged in varied manual and semi-skilled labor jobs? Does operating hand tools, a truck, and other equipment sound like it’s right up your alley? Are you driven, focused, and motivated? Is helping the community something you value and want to be a part of?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be a great fit for the Maintenance Worker I position within the Public Works Department!
In this role you may be performing labor activities related to the maintenance of water and sewer mains, fire hydrants, b-boxes, manhole structures, and valves; inspections and repairs of equipment, flow and electrical meters, operation and maintenance of sewage lift stations, including responding to SCADA-related alarms under the direction of the Chief Wastewater Operator.  The work may also include operation of motorized / heavy equipment.
High School Degree or equivalent or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work.  Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class “A”, with air brake and tanker endorsements, or the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of the date of hire.  Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Ability to lift up to 100 pounds. Familiarity with electrical and mechanical systems is preferred.  Possession of an Illinois public water supply operator certification or wastewater treatment works operator certification (Class 3) is a plus, or the ability to obtain one within 18 months of the date of hire.
Interested candidates are required to complete both pages of our employment application and submit it along with a resume via email to  Mailed or dropped off applications and resumes will not be accepted.
The Village of Algonquin is an equal opportunity employer.

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (population 22,897) is seeking to fill the position of Public Works Manager – Wastewater within the Public Works Department.  This position is responsible for overseeing the Wastewater Division and providing administrative and general management assistance to the Director of Public Works and the Public Works Department. 
The position is responsible for executive, managerial, and supervisory work directing the overall operations of the Village’s wastewater treatment plants, ten lift stations and sanitary collection system.  The Public Works Manager manages a team of personnel and resources to efficiently and reliably provide services with a high level of customer service. Further duties include assisting the Department Director with supervising, planning, organizing, and directing the programs, activities, and operations of the Public Works Department with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the general public. Other primary responsibilities include: administrative duties required for the efficient operation of the division; preparation of the division’s fiscal year budgets and capital improvement programs; preparation and oversight of contractual, maintenance, and construction projects; procurement of public services and capital purchases; and administering the Department’s safety/risk management program. 
Graduation from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by a minimum of 10 years of experience in public works operations; minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Desired possession of Class I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate, or receipt of one within twelve (12) months with a minimum of a Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Certificate at the time of application.  The salary range is $92,679-$129,752 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.       
Visit “Job Opportunities” at for a complete job description and to apply online.  Include cover letter, resume, and three professional references by Friday, August 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.    

USABlueBook LAB Product Consultant

Brief Job Description

In this exciting and important role, you will be the subject matter expert consulting on products used in the water and wastewater industry.

Solution   Provide application assistance in selecting products based on customer needs.

Troubleshooting  Provide troubleshooting assistance across assigned product categories.

Train and Support  Train internal customers on products to increase knowledge.  Support Sales team and Customer Care with technical sales needs.

Sourcing  Research customer application criteria in order to provide special order quotations.

Who is the ideal candidate?

Certifications: Currently holds or has held a water or wastewater operator’s license.  Science background in Biology or Chemistry.

Technical skills: Worked on or with products used in a Water or Wastewater Plant/Laboratory.

Business skills:  Has attention to detail, documentation and strong interpersonal skills.


Sanitary District of Decatur
Director of Wastewater Operations and Compliance


The Sanitary District of Decatur is a government organization that has provided wastewater treatment services for over 100 years.

We are looking for additional team members who are seeking a career where they can make a difference in our environment while taking advantage of competitive pay and secure retirement and benefits.


Plans, coordinates, directs, supervises and administers wastewater operation and laboratory activities; assures regulatory compliance; develops documents for permit applications and regulatory reporting; provides technical review and evaluation of implementation and compliance issues in proposed and adopted regulatory policies;research and development of studies related to emerging pollutants and regulatory strategies that address these pollutants; assists in the development and implementation of operational procedures to ensure cost-effective compliance with all environmental regulations associated with the operations and construction of the wastewater systems; directs the activities of the District's industrial pre-treatment and analytical laboratory programs; and performs related work as required.

Should you know of any wastewater or water position opening and would like to have it posted, please e-mail the job listing information to



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