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 Starting annual is $64,486.00

The City of West Chicago is actively seeking to find a Water Treatment Plant Operator to help deliver an essential service to the community. Applicants with basic water chemistry and basic facilities experience with some mechanical system aptitude (or desire to learn) are encouraged to apply! The City will assist the best qualified applicant with completing certifications and licenses if not attained at time of hire.

This position monitors daily operation of equipment & processes of 9.0 MGD lime softening Water Treatment Plant. The Plant operates as a 24/7 operation with three (3) shifts on four (4) or five (5) consecutive days. Required qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent, two (2) years of experience in a similar water treatment environment and/or equivalent training/education in an academic setting; Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Class C Water Supply Operator’s Certification License is preferred or possession of a Class C Operator in Training Certification with the ability to obtain Class C Water Supply Operator license within six months of date of hire; a valid Illinois driver's license.

The starting salary for this position is $64,486 and the range currently maxes out at $86,664.00. This career opportunity comes with full benefits and IMRF participation.

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 City of West Chicago


Sash Dumanovic
(630) 293-2215

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