Superintendent of Water and Sewer

City of Yorkville | Yorkville, IL

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Posted Date 12/26/2018

The United City of Yorkville is seeking an experienced, professional individual to direct the Water and Sewer Departments. The United City of Yorkville is located 50 miles southwest of the city of Chicago, and is located in the county seat, Kendall County, IL. The water and sewer infrastructure includes 5 water towers, 3 cation exchange treatment plants, 4 deep wells, 3 booster stations, 2 pressure reducing stations and 150 miles of water main that services approximately 20,000 residents with a staff of 5 full time employees. The sanitary sewer department has 7 lift stations and over 130 miles of sanitary sewer mains to maintain
This is a management position that reports directly to the Public Works Director. The Superintendent will be responsible for the supervision of seven employees including a water foreman. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Acting as the Responsible Operator in Charge to the IEPA, maintenance, operation, safety, and repair of the City's water and sanitary sewer systems, assignment of personnel duties, equipment, and materials. This position will provide support to the Director in budgeting, planning, employee evaluation, discipline, and documenting all aspects of the sewer and water department for the United City of Yorkville.

Required Qualifications
 Class A CDL driver's license
 Illinois EPA Drinking Water Operator Class B Certification.

Minimum and Preferred Experience
 A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Engineering, and other related fields, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job as those listed above may be considered.
 Minimum of seven (7) years experience working with all aspects of Public Works, with at least five (5) years of progressive supervisory experience.

Starting salary is $75,000 - $105,000 DOQ. Qualified candidates can download an application and job description by going to the City website at Submit completed application forms, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources, Attn: Rachel Wright, 800 Game Farm Road, Yorkville, IL 60560 or via e-mail to Applications must be received by Friday, January 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm. 

Job Category
Local Government
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