The City of Rochelle, Illinois is Seeking a Qualified Operator in the RMU Water/Water Reclamation Division

The City of Rochelle, Illinois is Seeking a Qualified Operator in the RMU Water/Water Reclamation Division

The RMU Water/Water Reclamation Division is seeking applicants for a fulltime Operator/Maintenance position. This position maintains and operates water wells, treatment, and pumping facilities.

Required/Preferred Skills and Abilities:

• Education: High school diploma or equivalent; Illinois Water Supply Class C and/or Wastewater Certification, Class 2 preferred. Certifications applicable to unit assignment are required within specific time frames post-hire.

• Experience: Potable water and/or wastewater treatment plant operation/maintenance experience is desirable.

• License: Possession of a valid IL driver’s license. CDL, Class B and tanker certification are required 6 months after date of hire.

• Knowledge: Mechanical and electrical skills for routine and emergency repairs of pumps and motors.

• Miscellaneous: Must meet residency requirement within one (1) year of hire and be able to perform work tasks during adverse weather conditions and in confined spaces. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. and bend, squat, reach, and carry tools/equipment on a routine basis.

This is a full-time, fully benefited position working four 10-hour shifts per week. Starting wage is $24.22/hour, in the absence of certifications. 

An online applications and complete job description are available here and will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.