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Water Operator job in La Grange Park

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Organization:  Village of La Grange Park
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  La Grange Park
Post Code:  60526
Salary and Benefits:  $53,969.34 to $73,124.65


The Village of La Grange Park, Illinois (population 13,579) is seeking an individual to serve as its Water Operator. This position is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the Village’s water distribution system and sanitary sewer collection system. The ideal candidate will possess a well rounded Public Works experience with technical expertise in water and sewer operations, an ability to work cooperatively with others, and an ability to manage multiple priorities at one time. Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to serve as a leader within the department, have effective oral and written communication skills and possess strong customer service skills.

This union position is in the Department of Public Works and requires an ability to respond to emergency situations outside of normal work hours (7:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.) Responsibilities include: scheduling and supervising the work of employees and contractors; assisting in the resolution of work problems; investigating and resolving citizen complaints; ensuring compliance with all water standards; and maintaining high quality potable water delivery to our customers. Additional responsibilities include: installing, testing and repairing water meters; reading meters using a remote read system; performing turn on and shut offs; excavating and repairing water main breaks and sewer failures; repairing asphalt patches and parkway restorations; and performing snow removal, ice control operations and other field services as needed.

The applicant must possess a State of Illinois Class C Water License and a CDL Driver’s License. Salary Range is from $53,969.34 to $73,124.65. Position is eligible for overtime pay.

To apply, mail cover letter, resume, salary history and three work related references by July 30th to:

Village of La Grange Park

Human Resources

447 North Catherine Avenue

La Grange Park, IL 60526

The Village of La Grange Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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