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Village of Channahon, Assistant Public Works Director

Salary range $ 91,000 – $127,400; Starting Salary DOQ                  DEADLINE- October 21, 2022. 5pm

Channahon is thriving community of 13,383 (2020 Census) residents located 45 miles southwest of Chicago, just west of Joliet and east of Morris in southwest Will County and eastern Grundy County.  Channahon owns, operates and maintains a 1.43MGD wastewater plant, five wells with two treatment plants, and 83.0 miles of roadways.  There are future plans to build a second wastewater treatment facility and the village will be moving to Lake Michigan as a water source by 2030.  Our employees take pride working to serve the residents and make Channahon a great community to live, work and play in.



This is a highly responsible, professional, and management role assisting the Director of Public Works in planning, directing, administering, and supervising programs and activities throughout the department. Work involves responsibility for planning, directing, administering, and supervising day-to-day operations of the department and is performed under the administrative direction of the Director of Public Works. Job functions may be performed by the employee directly or through collaboration with other Village personnel.


Assist with planning, coordination, direction and supervision of the programs and activities of the department; confer with staff and other officials related to development of public and private projects; assist and make recommendations for the preparation and implementation of the department’s budget and capital improvement plan, consistent with standard operating procedure and department priorities; project management of projects such as the Village road maintenance program, capital improvement plan, drainage improvements and IEPA permits;



Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field; thorough experience in municipal public works operations including considerable experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills: (please see full job description).


Applications and full job descriptions are available at the Village of Channahon Administration Offices or online at  Completed applications and other documents should be directed to the Human Resources Department of the Village of Channahon or EOE/ADA employer.




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