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Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District 
Wastewater Operator 

The Kishwaukee Water Reclamation District (KWRD) is seeking applicants for wastewater operator.  This is a bargaining unit position within the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150.  Applicants are required to obtain, at minimum, a Class 4 IEPA wastewater certification, within 2 years of hire, and a Class B CDL, within 90 days of hire.  A pre-physical, drug screening, and background check will be required.  Applicants must meet the residency requirements for operators (15 miles from the District service area) within 12 months of hire. Starting pay for this position is based on wastewater certification level and individual qualifications, as indicated below.  On-call/overtime pay, vacation/personal days, tuition reimbursement, IMRF Pension, and excellent health care benefits included.

Village of Roselle

The Village of Roselle has several wastewater career opportunities currently available including:


Laboratory Technician
Foreman Wastewater
Lead Wastewater Operator
Lead Water Operator

Director of the Cross Connection Program

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Environmental Resources Training Center (ERTC) is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full-time position as Director of the Cross-Connection Program.  The ERTC mission is to equip students with the job skills and resources needed to thrive in the industry, thereby creating a competent workforce. The training center offers specialized courses for both entry-level personnel who are preparing for a career in drinking water and wastewater treatment systems, and those already employed in such systems seeking additional education to upgrade job skills, obtain advanced certification levels, and prepare for more responsible positions. In addition, ERTC offers courses for licensed plumbers in cross-connection control or backflow prevention. 
The Director of the Cross-Connection Program will provide administrative and technical leadership for the on-going development of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector Certification (CCCDI) Program, the CCCDI Annual Renewal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), and the three-year CCCDI Recertification Program (all of which are established by IEPA). The Director will manage and teach IEPA Cross-Connection Control Certification courses one week each month at locations throughout the state as well as generate all schedules, books, and paperwork/electronic reporting required by the IEPA to maintain the program.
Additionally, this position will provide administrative and leadership/technical assistance to ERTC employees in maintaining IEPA Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector licensing, the Annual CCCDI Renewal Program, and the IEPA Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector three-year CCCDI Recertification Program.  Further course of instruction as well as other duties may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the Center. Due to the professional needs of the position, travel within the state is required.  

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