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Village of Beecher, Lead Water Operator/Public Works Maintenance Mechanic

Description: The Village of Beecher is accepting applications for the position of full-time Lead Water Operator/Public Works Maintenance Mechanic. The Beecher Public Works Department maintains the Village’s water system, wastewater treatment plant, over 50 acres of parks, in addition to street maintenance, snow plowing, leaf and brush pickup, and the general maintenance of 7 municipal buildings. This position would be the Responsible Operator in Charge for the Water System including, daily testing, chemical delivery & storage, monthly operating reports, sampling in conjunction with the IEPA sample schedule, as well as being a part of the daily operations of the Public Works Department to include, park maintenance, street maintenance, snow plowing, etc. This position is under the direction of the Public Works Superintendent and the Assistant Public Works Superintendent as agent. Some weekend and after hours work will be required.

This position is part of a Collective Bargaining Agreement with IUOE Local 399.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, Illinois EPA Class C Water License at time of application. Class B CDL with Airbrake Endorsement at time of application. General Standards License required within 6 months of hire. Five (5) years experience in equipment operation and public works, construction, or maintenance.

Benefits: The Village offers a generous benefit package that includes vacation time, sick time, health insurance, and IMRF pension.

Salary Range: $24.45/hour to $37.11/hour DOQ

How to Apply:

Submit resume and application to or drop off at Village Hall located at 625 Dixie Hwy, Beecher, IL 60401.

Applications may be downloaded from the Village of Beecher website at: or picked up from the Village Hall located at 625 Dixie Hwy Beecher, IL 60401

Position open until filled. First review of applications will be May 10, 2024.




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