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Village of Glendale Heights, Foreman WWTP

The Public Works Department has a position available for a Foreman at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

This position works under the direct supervision of the Division Manager, Deputy Director and Director of Public Works and performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled technical and supervisory work in the performance, operation, maintenance and repair of the wastewater treatment facilities and systems. Maintains a variety of Village, USEPA and IEPA records relating to reporting requirements, pretreatment program, inspections, maintenance activity, repairs, work completed, etc. On occasion if necessary operates light and medium-sized construction and power equipment, such as snowplow and de-icing truck, vactor jetter/vactor truck, front end loader, and backhoe/loader. Have the ability to operate and maintain specialized equipment and instrumentation as it pertains to the WWTP. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisory staff, employees, other departments and the public.

This position is part of the Villages snow and ice operations.

Previous experience in a Municipality Wastewater Facility is preferred. Electrical Certification and NIMS Certification desirable. This position requires to be on-call for emergencies out of regular work hours on a periodic basis throughout the year.

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and six (6) years of experience relating to construction, maintenance, or repair or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants with wastewater plant and collection system operational experience and an Illinois Class 1 Wastewater Operators license or the ability to obtain one within six months is required.

Valid State Driver’s license, with CDL Class-B (or the ability to obtain CDL Class-B within 6 months of hire date) certifications strongly desired at time of application.
Hourly salary range is $39.96 – $50.84, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a non-union, exempt position. The Village of Glendale Heights offers an excellent benefit package including health and dental insurance.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and application online at:

All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment drug testing and background check. Employees are required to have permanent residency within a 15-mile radius of the Village.
Applications being accepted until the position is filled. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Village of Glendale Heights’ is committed to a nepotism and cronyism policy of employment, advancement and/or contracting practices based upon qualifications and merit, and to ensure that no conflict of interest, favoritism, preferential treatment, or discrimination enters into the employment and contracting process without discrimination in favor of or in opposition to the employment of immediate family members and a personal, political, financial, or commercial relationships.

If you are an immediate family member (an employee’s spouse; an employee’s natural, step, adopted or foster parent; an employee’s mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law or son- in-law; an employee’s grandparent; an employee’s child or grandchild; an employee’s sister or brother; employee’s aunt, uncle, niece, nephew; spouse’s grandparent, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law; or any other dependent residing in the same household of the employee) or a personal, political, financial, or commercial relationship to a current or past Village employee, please indicate so in the “Applicant Information” section of your employment application.


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