Maintenance Service Technician - Public Works Department
Job Posting – March 31, 2021
The Village of Wauconda (population of 14,125) located in Lake County, Illinois is currently accepting applications for a Maintenance Service Technician in the Public Works Department.
This position requires operating a variety of equipment and vehicles utilized in construction, maintenance and repair activities and performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in street maintenance, snow and ice control, storm drainage systems, public sewer systems, and building maintenance. Applicants must have a background in construction, carpentry, electrical and/or facility maintenance, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Lift Station experience highly desirable.
Applicants are required to possess a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and a valid State of Illinois Class B Commercial Driver’s License with a tanker endorsement or have the ability to obtain one within 120 days from date of employment. Candidate must have the ability to be on-call and/or work a varied schedule, including nights, weekends, extended and non-standard hours. This includes participation in snow and ice control operations and other Public Works operations as directed. Successful candidates must complete/pass a background check, a pre-employment physical, and a drug screen.
The Village of Wauconda offers an excellent work environment as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, IMRF pension plan, and paid vacation, personal, and sick leave. The current starting wage is $24.44 per hour ($50,845 annually). This is a union position.
Interested candidates should deliver a completed employment application to Human Resources, Village of Wauconda, 101 N. Main Street, Wauconda, IL 60084 or by email email@example.com. The position will be open until filled. The Village of Wauconda is an equal opportunity employer.
Seasonal Summer Employment - Public Works Department
The Village of Wauconda is currently accepting applications for temporary, seasonal summer employment in the Public Works Department.
- Assist full-time personnel in the Street, Sewer and Water Division as needed.
- Grass cutting.
- Weed whipping.
- Weeding and general landscape maintenance.
- Pick up litter and empty trash cans.
- General cleaning and maintenance of Village Facilities.
- Washing vehicles and equipment.
- Manual labor including occasional lifting and moving heavy materials.
- Other duties as directed.
- This is a 40-hour per week position.
- Hours of operation are M – F 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a half-hour unpaid lunch.
- The potential to work after-hours, weekends and/or holidays as needed.
- Starting pay is $12.00 an hour.
- Must be 18 years of age.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Must have and maintain a valid Illinois Driver's License with a good driving record.
- Ability to use or learn a wide variety of tools and equipment.
- The ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
Completed applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or returned to:
Village of Wauconda
Human Resources Department
101 N. Main Street
Wauconda, Illinois 60084
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
The Village of Wauconda is an equal opportunity employer.
Records Clerk Position Wauconda Police Department
The position involves clerical assignments, data entry and assisting Support Services in the day to day operations as requested. Duties will include processing and filing reports for the Police Department, front desk receptionist duties, and assigning calls that walk into the lobby. The employee is required to handle sensitive information and legally protected documents as required by law and must have the ability to perform job duties with a high degree of tact and discretion in dealing with confidential materials and actions.
The employee must demonstrate abilities in data entry, keyboarding, filing and handling confidential documents, to include written and verbal reports all in accordance with prescribed regulation, directive or ordinance. The employee must also possess good customer service and communication skills.
The employee must be able to pass a job related physical and extensive criminal background through the State of Illinois. The employee must be over 18 years of age and a US citizen either born or naturalized.
Education and Experience
A high school diploma or equivalent work demonstrating competency in writing and an ability to clearly communicate and understand the English language. The employee must have knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, working knowledge of computers, word processing, data management and electronic file management. Three years’ experience in a police department environment is desirable, but a combination of school, skills and experience may be accepted for the position.
Salary and Hours
Starting salary is $18.00 per hour. The hours of work are: Thursdays, 1PM to 6PM and Fridays, 8AM to 6PM for a total of 15 hours per week.
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Apply here: https://wauconda-il.gov/supportservicesapplication If you have any questions, contact the Village of Wauconda Police Dept. at: (847) 526-2421.