Superintendent, Water and Sewer Department

City of Chicago Heights | Chicago Heights, IL

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Posted Date 1/30/2020

Salary range is $103,000-$118,000

The City of Chicago Heights is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent, Water and Sewer Department, Public Works Division.
This management position provides the leadership and direct management of the daily operations of the Water and Sewer Department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to operation and maintenance of the City of Chicago Heights municipal water and sewer system including the water pumping, storage and distribution systems and the combined sanitary/storm sewer system. This position provides highly responsible staff support and collaboration with the Public Works Division and to the entire management team for the City of Chicago Heights. This position is subject to 24-hour availability, 7 days per week, including weekends and holidays.

The position requirements include but are not limited to a Bachelor’s degree or certification in Water Environment Technology or Water Resources, Bachelor’s Degree in Public Works Administration, Organizational Management, Project Management or other related fields and a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible supervisory or management experience in a public sector water department. A combination of education and experience may be considered commensurate with a public works certification or related education that includes training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in engineering, public works administration or related field with ten years of progressive supervisory experience in a public sector water department.

The City of Chicago Heights offers a competitive benefit package that includes an excellent health insurance plan, life insurance, participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), vacation and sick leave. Salary range is $103,000-$118,000; salary is commensurate with educational background, experience and certifications. This position reports to the City of Chicago Heights Chief of Staff.
This position will remain open until filled.

Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the City of Chicago Heights Human Resources page for a complete position description via our website at . Interested and qualified applicants must complete a City of Chicago Heights application. Completed application and resume may be returned to the Human Resources Department, City of Chicago Heights, 1601 Chicago Road, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411; by email to:, or submitted via the HR fax at: 708.756.5353.

The City of Chicago Heights is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

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