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The Village of Glencoe (pop. 8,723), a service-oriented, North Shore community with a long history of government services that are both innovative and collaborative is seeking its next Water Plant Superintendent following the retirement of the current individual after 26 years of service.  Under the direction of the Director of Public Works, the Water Plant Superintendent is  responsible for the management and supervision of the Village’s existing 8 MGD Water Treatment Plant (WTP), constructed in 1928.   With service to the community its highest priority, the Village is seeking qualified candidates that possess a collaborative, open style, with a strong focus on excellent customer service.  The selected candidate will have the ability to plan, schedule and direct daily operation and maintenance activities for the WTP; monitor compliance with pertinent federal and state regulations; assist with development of the department’s annual budget; oversee all facets (planning, engineering & construction) of WTP contracts; and coordinate the training and development of the Water Plant’s operations staff. 

The Village is currently in the early stages of a review of options relative to the long-term operation and possible replacement of the WTP.  The position will be actively engaged in this planning process.  The successful candidate will possess a thorough understanding of modern water treatment technologies, capital construction projects and, most importantly, be willing to work collaboratively with staff, elected officials and the community in determining the next steps for the Village.

Qualified applicants should possess at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, and have 6 years of related experience with maintenance and operation of a WTP, or a combination of education and experience; knowledge of operations and the ability to supervise or perform general maintenance on a range of WTP equipment; strong analytical and project management skills including capital construction projects; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and general proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.  A valid Illinois driver’s license and IEPA Class A water operator’s certificate of competency are required.

The Village offers a competitive salary range of $77,179 - $106,121 along with a comprehensive benefits package.  Starting salary will depend upon qualifications of the selected candidate.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to Village of Glencoe, 675 Village Court, Glencoe, IL 60022, Attn: Village Manager’s Office.  Email submissions are encouraged and should be forwarded to info@villageofglencoe.org.  Review of applications will commence immediately, but all applications should be submitted by Friday, December 5, 2014. Applications available online at: www.villageofglencoe.org. EOE.


The Village of Glencoe is accepting applications for several openings as a Public Works Seasonal Laborer. These positions are temporary and work in the Public Works Department’s Garbage Division. Term of employment is four months beginning in October 2014.   
Duties include shoveling, raking and operation of leaf vacuuming equipment on Village streets and parkways. Qualified candidates must be in good physical condition, able to work safely with construction tools and equipment, able to rake leaves for an extended period of time and able to lift heavy equipment up to 50 pounds.  
Successful candidate must also successfully pass a background check as well as a pre-employment physical. This short-term, at-will position is not eligible for Village benefits.
Starting salary: $9 - $11/hour, depending on qualifications (DOQ).
Interested candidates are asked to submit a completed Application for Employment - Temporary/Seasonal to: Village Manager’s Office, Attention: William Jones, Assistant Village Manager, 675 Village Court, Glencoe, IL 60022 or email to info@villageofglencoe.org.

Positions open until filled. EOE.

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