RE-POSTED ON OCTOBER 9, 2020 AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
The Village of Antioch is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Operator I. This position is responsible for 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. This position will also require assistance with reporting to the IEPA and related government agencies. 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, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) 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. required. Knowledge of EPA Requirements preferred. A Class “B” Operator License preferred. Ability to obtain a Class “B” Operator License within 2 years of hire required.
Salary & Benefits:
The hourly hiring rate is $19.58-$27.41 Dependent on Qualifications. An excellent benefits package is available. Once the license is issued, this position will become Water Operator II which is a higher rate of pay.
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.