The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Now Hiring: Maintenance Worker I - Utilities

CLOSING DATE: September 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

CLOSING DATE: September 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

COMPENSATION: $40,520 - $46,520, D.O.Q., per union contract

HOURS PER WEEK: 40+ hours per week.  You will be required to have a flexible schedule (including nights and weekends) as you will be participating in a schedule as an on-call employee for the Utilities Division.

The Village of Algonquin is seeking applicants for the position of Maintenance Worker I for the Utilities Division of the Public Works Department.

GENERAL DUTIES:  In this role you will be performing a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks related to the operation, maintenance, and development of infrastructure and treatment facilities, and in this performance, to support the functions of water treatment and distribution, and wastewater conveyance and reclamation under the direction of the Utilities Supervisor.  The work also includes operation of motorized / heavy equipment.

REQUIREMENTS:  High School Degree or equivalent or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge and experience to perform the work.  Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class “A”, with air brake and tanker endorsements, or the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of the date of hire.  Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.  Ability to lift up to 100 pounds.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates are required to complete and submit a Village of Algonquin employment application, along with a resume. Applications can be downloaded from the Village’s website at  Completed applications can be submitted to: Human Resources at 2200 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL  60102, faxed to (847) 658-4564, or emailed to Please, no phone calls.

POST OFFER REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a pre-employment DOT physical, drug screen, and a background check is required.

The Village of Algonquin is an equal opportunity employer within every definition of the concept.   A copy of our Outreach Program is available upon request.

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