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 Water Operator

Description:

The Broadview Westchester Joint Water Agency (BWJWA) is located in Broadview, Illinois, approximately 13 miles west of Chicago. The Water Operator reports to the Water Superintendent under general direction, omitors and operates BWJWA's treatment processes and distribution system to ensure compliance with regulations and operational goals and performs the daily operations related to it. This is a full-time position requiring response to call-outs; after hours, on weekends, and holidays as required. The Water Operator: is responsible for tracking, purchasing, and accountability for maintaining the proper water treatment chemical inventory; reading meters; monitoring of data contained in the reports for compliance with EPA and IEPA regulatory requirements; performs any other job related duties as required. Minimum job requirements include: possession of an Illinois Class C Water Operator License or must obtain a Class C Water License within 12 months of employment, possession of a valid Illinois Driver's License, CDL not required but it is preferred, minimum 2 years experience in the water industry; experience in electrical field to include knowledge and use of electrical and electronic equipment, SCADA systems, electrical test equipment and troubleshooting electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and air operated equipment a plus. Must possess proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Pre-employment screening includes: Criminal Background, Physical, Drug and Alcohol Testing and a Motor Vehicle

Evaluation. Safety sensitive positions are subject to periodic Drug and/or Alcohol testing in accordance with BWJWA's Personal Policies. Salary DOQ. Please send resume to Melissa Fecarotta, Village of Westchester, 10300 W. Roosevelt Road, Westchester, IL 60154 or email your resume to mfecarotta©westchester-il.org. Resumes accepted through February 14, 2018. EOE


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Village Manager - Westchester, IL

Description:

The Village of Westchester, IL  (pop. 16,824), is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Village Manager. Westchester is located approximately 15 miles from downtown Chicago. Westchester is an ideal place to live, play, work and conduct business. Westchester provides convenient access to the greater Chicagoland area and is a hub of vehicular, air, rail, and public transportation. Westchester is within minutes of I-290, I-294, and I-90. O'Hare is only minutes away and Midway Airport is approximately 15 miles away. Westchester works cooperatively with its business community to maintain and enhance its tax and employment base, while also seeking to preserve and protect its residential neighborhoods.

The Village Manager will lead the Village's 87 full-time employees by providing a full range of municipal services to Westchester residents. Departments include Police, Fire, Public Works, Finance, Community/Economic Development, and Administration. The Village Manager is appointed by the Mayor and the six member Board of Trustees. The most recent Village Manager served the community for eight years.

Qualifications:

Candidates must possess excellent oral and written skills and a strong background in public finance. Candidates must also have demonstrated success in leading municipal operations with a collaborative, team-oriented style.

The position requires a bachelor's degree in public policy, public administration, planning, business or a related field. A master's degree or other advanced degree is strongly desired along with 5-7 years increasingly responsible experience in municipal management.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply/Respond:

Applications for this posting will be accepted through Monday, November 27, 2017.

Candidates should apply by 5:00pm on November 27, 2017 with résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references to West Central Municipal Conference, 2000 5th Avenue River Grove, IL 60171; ATTN: Executive Search Program. phone (708) 453-9100 fax (708) 453-1301. Email: