Employment Opportunity – Water Operator
The Village of Antioch is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Operator I. This is an entry-level position performing tasks related to the operation, care and maintenance of the Village of Antioch’s water, sewer and collection systems. The position duties include but are not limited to general maintenance of water systems including checking pumps, wells and collection systems, fire hydrant maintenance, flushing and quarterly tower draining, checking lift stations on a weekly basis, reading water meters on a rotating basis, replace, install and repair water meters, repair watermain breaks and other related duties as assigned. Ability to tolerate working in an environment that may contain dirt, dust, noise, unpleasant fumes/orders, vibration, poor lighting, confined spaces, allergens, wetness, humidity, extreme heat and/or cold. The position reports to the Supervisor of Water Operations. Additional responsibilities include snow removal and the ability to work overtime, weekends and be on call 24/ 7 on a rotating basis. Position description available upon request.
Minimum of High School diploma or GED, knowledge of water/sewer equipment, lift stations, wells and water/sewer systems, ability to use applicable hand tools and equipment related to the position, lift or move a minimum of 100 lbs. and possess a Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) required.
Salary & Benefits:
The hourly hiring rate is $19.58, + DOQ. An excellent benefits package is available.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a completed application (available on our website); cover letter, resume and three work-related references to:
Village of Antioch
Attn: Lori Romine, Human Resources
874 Main St
Antioch, IL 60002
Or email to:
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Village of Antioch provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.