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Village of Huntley, Utility Worker

The Village of Huntley, a vibrant, growing community of approximately 30,000 residents located in southern McHenry County and northern Kane County, is seeking applicants for the position of Utility Worker – Water in the Public Works Department.


General Duties: This semi-skilled position involves performance of a variety of tasks in the maintenance and repair of the Village’s public water supply system. Examples of responsibilities include checking water supply, storage, treatment and distribution system; performing preventative maintenance of treatment plant, pumping stations, and wells; conduct ongoing repairs of equipment; prepare and maintain logs on meter readings, tests and chemical equipment usage, and all other record keeping requirements; respond to alarm conditions of plant and outgoing system facilities. Work may also include the operation of motorized equipment and the expenditure of heavy physical labor.


Requirements: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; experience working with construction, maintenance, and repair equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Illinois Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement within six months of hire date. Ability to obtain a Class C Water Operator’s Certificate as issued by the Illinois EPA within one year of employment, and a Class B Water Operator’s Certificate within 3 years of employment. Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certifications being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.


Compensation: The starting salary is $23.50 per hour with a comprehensive benefits package, including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.


Hours: 40+ hours per week, Monday – Friday between the hours of 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. including some nights and weekends. Position requires the ability and willingness to respond to emergency call-outs on a 24-hour basis, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Response time for emergency call-outs not to exceed 30 minutes.


To Apply: Interested candidates are required to complete and submit a Village of Huntley employment application online at Position open until December 4, 2022 or until filled.


Post Offer Requirements: Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen, along with a background check is required.


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