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The Village is accepting applications for the following positions: 


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee – Public Works Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Department of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one at-will, non-exempt, full-time position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee in the Public Works Department/Division of Water Pollution Control. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee works 40 hours a week, 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday – Friday. May be required to work weekends, holidays and overtime to complete job requirements, as well as be on 24-hour call when necessary. Under direct supervision this person performs a wide variety of beginning level, manual tasks, in a training situation, involving the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment building and grounds, tools, and equipment.  Work follows a scheduled program to ensure continued plant efficiency and conformance. The Trainee will be required to successfully obtain a Class 4 I.E.P.A Operator’s Certificate of Competency within eighteen (18) months of start date in order to remain employed with the Village of Addison. However, successfully obtaining the required Class 4 I.E.P.A Operator’s Certificate, does not guarantee continued employment in this position. 

The primary responsibilities of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee will involve, but not be limited to: 

  • Performs elementary scheduled preventative maintenance, inspections, and repair on pumps, motors, blowers, valves, gears, meters, gauges, settling tanks, and related items at treatment facilities to ensure efficiency, correct speeds, pressure, and temperatures; reads gauges indicating pressures, temperatures, speeds, totalizers; records daily readings in logs; prepares pumps for starting or stopping; pumps sludge from process tanks; prepares drying beds; mechanical sludge dewatering; skims clarifiers; drains drip traps and accumulators; cleans weirs on process tanks, paints and sweeps floors.
  • Monitors laboratory analysis on a regular basis to assess the performance of treatment units. 
  • Ability to safely and properly operate trucks, tools, and equipment involved in department operations and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual; may serve on departmental safety committee.
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed.
  • Collects wastewater samples at various locations and stages in the system for laboratory analysis to ensure compliance with established standards and parameters. Observes and makes simple adjustments to operational equipment to assure optimum performance. Reads and records daily readings in logs.
  • Assists in ensuring the operation and maintenance efficiency of equipment such as pumps, compressors, screens, gauges, meters, process tanks, etc.
  • Acts as an intermediary with Village residents concerning service complaints, writes follow-up reports and maintains necessary records, if needed, prepares required reports and records. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Maintains and repairs various types of equipment such as mechanical belt press, pumps, motors, meters, gauges, and other related machinery.
  • Assists in the street snow and ice removal program and may assist in the repair of streets and sanitary sewer back-up calls as needed.
  • Performs minor maintenance on tools and equipment.
  • Responds to emergency calls 24-hours a day, seven days a week. 
  • Assists other workers with department operations ensuring assigned tasks are completed accurately, timely, safely, and according to instructed operating procedures. Also assists other workers in specified area(s) of expertise in the operation, instruction and implementation of safe working practices in the operation of all necessary equipment and tools; and, assists with the general preventative maintenance work and repairs on equipment. Maintains buildings, grounds, and related equipment.
  • Employee must enter all jobs performed and the time to perform said jobs, on a daily basis, into the Public Works asset management software program, using a tablet or computer. This includes, but is not limited to: creating work orders from assets, adding a sub-task to a work order, adding photos to a work order, adding assets to existing work orders, including a valid address in a location, adding valid and complete crew comments to work orders, changing status of a work order, adding employees, materials, and equipment to a sub-task, populating dates and times in a sub-task, checking for work orders assigned to the employee, reporting problems with selecting any assets, and adding additional time to the employee's time-sheet as needed.  

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid Illinois License CDL Class ‘D’ and/or Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person and over the phone, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).
  • Must be able to obtain a Class 4 I.E.P.A Operators Certificate of Competency within eighteen (18) months of start date in order to remain employed in this position.

Beneficial Qualifications Include:

  • Possess past working experience in a wastewater treatment plant facility in any capacity. 

ADA COMPLIANCE 

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle shovels, rakes, and hand held tools; feel a surface for texture; reach with hands and arms; balance; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs, or into a truck; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person.  Must be capable of turning, twisting, bending, and squatting for frequent but short, periods of time in order to reach for and then use equipment. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move weight of up to 75 pounds.  Employee must be able to climb/crawl into and out of deep ditches and in tight spots. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must be able to properly wear full and half mask respirators when the work task requires it. 

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public. 

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic and/or caustic chemicals and agents, wetness, moving parts, fumes, risk of electrical shock, frequent vibration and disease.  This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Salary:

The salary, annual range for this position is $62,435 – $86,424. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 40 hours per week, plus any required overtime. 

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to voajobs@addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, February 17, 2023.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources  Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

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Public Maintenance Worker 2

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy in the at-will, F.L.S.A non-exempt, full-time position of Public Maintenance Worker 2 in the Public Works Department, Division of Electrical and Forestry. Under direct supervision, this person performs a wide variety of manual tasks involving electrical and forestry projects in the Village, as well as related tools and equipment. The Public Maintenance Worker 2 works 40 hours a week, 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday – Friday. Will be required to work weekends, holidays and overtime to complete job requirements, as well as be on 24-hour call when necessary. The Public Maintenance Worker 2 designation is not entry level. Therefore, to be considered for this positon, all applicants must possess a minimum of two (2) full years of work experience as an I.S.A Certified Arborist. Further, the candidate must obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operator or Applicator License within six (6) months of employment. Once obtained, the employee must successfully maintain the Pesticide Operator or Applicator’s License, including the Certified Arborist credentials, for the duration of their employment. Candidates must have the required knowledge, training, and expertise to perform proper tree care safely. While incorporating experience, Best Management Practices, recognized industry standards, Integrated Plant Health Care, and International Society of Arboriculture standards.

The primary responsibility of the Public Maintenance Worker 2 will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Performs general grounds maintenance activities for the care and grooming of trees, shrubs, lawns and plants to include planting, application of mulch, pruning, spraying and watering, the removal of weeds, raking and disposal of leaves and parkway restoration. 
  • Performs tree care tasks of planting, pruning, health care, removal, felling, inventory, and brush clearing.
  • Acts in support of Electrical and Forestry staff on duties, such as but not limited to: street-light maintenance, troubleshooting, service, repair, and installation from the ground and aerial truck, underground cable troubleshooting, locating, repair, excavation, installation, and control panel troubleshooting, service, repair, maintenance, installation, responding to varied electrical emergencies indoors and outdoors in all weather.
  • Documents extensively via mobile and desktop applications to include time management, work order documentation, inventory, written communication, report writing, and requisitions.
  • Performs physical tasks as required in the pruning and removal of trees, loading logs and tree materials into trucks, loaders and brush-chippers for the disposal of branches and tree parts, as well as mechanical cutting, shovel excavation tor planting activities and underground utility repairs.
  • Operates various equipment such as chain-saws, cut-off saw, brush chipper, stump-grinder, front- end loader, backhoe, aerial lift vehicles and dump trucks for the removal and installation of trees, excavation of utilities, installation of streetlight poles and foundations, parkway grading and restoration.
  • Operates spraying equipment for the application of chemical substances used in the care and maintenance of plants and trees to stimulate growth or control weeds, diseases and pests.
  • Assists in the street snow and ice removal program as well as assists in the repair of streets, water- main breaks and sanitary sewer back-up calls as needed. 
  • Performs maintenance on tools and equipment such as chainsaws, blowers, hand- tools, streetlight luminaires, electrical cables, pond aerators, and others as required by the Division. 
  • Responds to emergency calls 24-hours a day, seven (7) days a week. 
  • Ability to safely and properly operate vehicles, hand-tools, power tools, and equipment involved in Division operations and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual; may serve on departmental safety committee.
  • Ability to recognize electrical hazards.
  • Assists other workers with department operations ensuring assigned tasks are completed accurately, timely, safely, and according to instructed operating procedures. Also assists other workers in specified area(s) of expertise in the operation, instruction and implementation of safe working practices in the operation of all necessary equipment and tools; and, assists with the general preventative maintenance work and repairs on equipment. Maintains buildings, grounds, and related equipment.
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations (CDL Inspections) according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed.
  • Loads and unloads stock and materials delivered and maintains an accurate inventory of materials and equipment.
  • Acts as an intermediary with Village residents concerning service complaints, writes follow-up reports and maintains necessary records, if needed, prepares required reports and records. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • May supervise, as a participating lead worker in the absence of the Supervisor or a Public Maintenance Worker III, a work crew engaged in performing the duties of the Division.
  • Employee must enter all jobs performed and the time to perform said jobs, on a daily basis, into the Public Works asset management software program, using a tablet or computer. This includes, but is not limited to: creating work orders from assets, adding a sub-task to a work order, adding photos to a work order, adding assets to existing work orders, including a valid address in a location, adding valid and complete crew comments to work orders, changing status of a work order, adding employees, materials, and equipment to a sub-task, populating dates and times in a sub-task, checking for work orders assigned to the employee, reporting problems with selecting any assets, and adding additional time to the employee's time-sheet as needed. 

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a minimum of two (2) full years of work experience as an I.S.A Certified Arborist. Must maintain valid I.S.A Certified Arborist credentials throughout employment as a condition of further employment. However, successfully maintaining such credential does not guarantee continued employment. 
  • Must possess a valid Illinois CDL Class ‘A’ with tanker and air brakes endorsements, free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension. If the applicant does not have a valid CDL, they will be required to possess one within six (6) months of hire in order to remain employed by the Village of Addison. However, successfully maintaining such credential does not guarantee continued employment. 
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel), as well as, be capable of successfully performing extensive data-entry on desktop and mobile devices.
  • Must be able to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operator or Applicator License within six (6) months of hire as a condition of continued employment. However, successfully maintaining such credential does not guarantee continued employment. 
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.

ADA COMPLIANCE 

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle shovels, rakes, and hand held tools; feel a surface for texture; reach with hands and arms; balance; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs, or into a truck; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person.  Must be capable of turning, twisting, bending, and squatting for frequent but short, periods of time in order to reach for and then use equipment. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move weight of up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must be able to properly wear full and half mask respirators when the work task requires it.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic and/or caustic chemicals and agents, wetness, moving parts, fumes, risk of electrical shock, frequent vibration and disease.  This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Salary:

The salary, annual range for this position is $67,932 – $94,034. The Public Maintenance Worker 2 will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 40 hours per week, plus any required overtime. 

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to voajobs@addison-il.org or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, February 17, 2023.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted. 

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources  Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

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Electrician – Public Works Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy in the at-will, non-exempt, full-time position of Electrician in the Village of Addison Public Works Department, Division of Electrical and Forestry. Under general direction, thisperson is in charge of maintaining electrical service on Village property and facilities. The person in this position works on electrical projects as needed throughout the Village, such as: street-light construction, repair and maintenance, indoor and outdoor building/public facilities, wiring for electrical service, etc. This person may also have to handle problems or complications in electrical service that may arise within Village buildings or utilities. The person in this position will be required to work weekends in the necessary capacity to complete required tasks. On 24-hour call for any problems, which may occur. Work is of considerable difficulty and is reviewed for progress towards established goals and objectives by the Electrical and Forestry Supervisor or his designee.

The Village reserves the right to re-assign employees in this position to other divisions. Employees temporarily re-assigned to another division will conduct their work under the job description for the position they are assigned to. 

The primary responsibility of the Electrician will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Requires the ability to understand electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics. 
  • Ability to safely and properly operate a variety of equipment such as lifts, bucket-trucks, tractors, forklift and other equipment involved in the operations of the Electrical and Forestry Division.
  • Extensive use of an aerial bucket truck and aerial lift required. 
  • Work is routinely outdoors in all environments.
  • Extensive street lighting system troubleshooting, construction, repair, removal, maintenance, and installation.
  • Repairs and construction are underground and above-ground. 
  • Performs duties related to construction and maintenance on industrial wiring systems and their various electrical components.   
  • Troubleshoots any problems or complications in electrical service to Village buildings, facilities and equipment.
  • Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit and electrical apparatus.
  • Requires an understanding of current electrical codes, NFPA-70E standards, associated with Arc Flash and safety precautions.
  • Ability to safely and properly operate trucks, tools, and equipment involved in department operations and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual; may serve on departmental safety committee.
  •  Acts in support of the Forestry side of the Division.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, blowers, valves, gears, and related items; Performs duties related to construction and maintenance on industrial wiring systems and their various electrical components. 
  • Assists in ensuring the operation and maintenance efficiency of equipment such as pumps, compressors, screens, gauges, meters, process tanks, etc.
  • Acts as an intermediary with Village residents concerning service complaints, writes follow-up reports and maintains necessary records, if needed, prepares required reports and records. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Performs minor maintenance on tools and equipment.
  • Responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Performs snow-plowing and salting of streets as directed.
  • Assists other workers with department operations ensuring assigned tasks are completed accurately, timely, safely, and according to instructed operating procedures. Also assists other workers in specified area(s) of expertise in the operation, instruction and implementation of safe working practices in the operation of all necessary equipment and tools; and, assists with the general preventative maintenance work and repairs on equipment. Maintains buildings, grounds, and related equipment.
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations (CDL Inspections) according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed. 
  • Employee must enter all jobs performed and the time to perform said jobs, on a daily basis, into the Public Works asset management software program, using a tablet or computer. This includes, but is not limited to: creating work orders from assets, adding a sub-task to a work order, adding photos to a work order, adding assets to existing work orders, including a valid address in a location, adding valid and complete crew comments to work orders, changing status of a work order, adding employees, materials, and equipment to a sub-task, populating dates and times in a sub-task, checking for work orders assigned to the employee, reporting problems with selecting any assets, and adding additional time to the employee's time-sheet as needed. 

The Village reserves the right to temporarily re-assign employees in this position to other divisions. Employees temporarily re-assigned to another division will conduct their work under the job description for the position they are assigned to.  

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires a satisfactory working knowledge of electrical equipment acquired through at least five (5) years of experience in the electrical field, such as an in an industrial or utility setting. 
  • Possession of an electrical license by an authorized agency is preferred.
  • Possess a valid Illinois License CDL Class ‘D’ and/or Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension. If the applicant does not have a valid CDL, they will be required to possess one within six (6) months of hire in order to remain employed by the Village of Addison.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel) as well as capable of extensive data entry on desktop and mobile devices.

ADA COMPLIANCE

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle shovels, rakes, and hand held tools; feel a surface for texture; reach with hands and arms; balance; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs, or into a truck; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person.  Must be capable of turning, twisting, bending, and squatting for frequent but short, periods of time in order to reach for and then use equipment. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move weight of up to 75 pounds.  Employee must be able to climb/crawl into and out of deep ditches and in tight spots. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must be able to properly wear full and half mask respirators when the work task requires it.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic and/or caustic chemicals and agents, wetness, moving parts, fumes, risk of electrical shock, frequent vibration and disease.  This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Salary:

The annual wage rate for this position is $83,674 - $116,204. The Electrician will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 40 hours per week, plus any required overtime.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to voajobs@addison-il.org or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, February 17, 2023.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

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Wastewater Treatment Plan Operator Class 4 – Public Works Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy in the at-will, non-exempt, full-time position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Class 4 in the Public Works Department/Division of Water Pollution Control. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Trainee works 40 hours a week, 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday – Friday. May be required to work weekends, holidays and overtime to complete job requirements, as well as be on 24-hour call when necessary. Under direct supervision this person performs a wide variety of beginning level, manual tasks, in a training situation, involving the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment building and grounds, tools, and equipment.  Work follows a scheduled program to ensure continued plant efficiency and conformance. Work is of routine difficulty and reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Water Pollution Control Foreman or his designee. 

The primary responsibilities of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Class 4 will involve, but not be limited to: 

  • Monitors laboratory analysis on a regular basis to assess the performance of treatment units.
  • Ability to safely and properly operate trucks, tools, and equipment involved in department operations and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual; may serve on departmental safety committee. 
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations (CDL Inspections) according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, blowers, valves, gears, and related items; maintains buildings and grounds, i.e., painting, cutting grass, sweeping floors, trimming trees.
  • Collects wastewater samples at various locations and stages in the system for laboratory analysis to assure compliance with established standards and parameters.  Observes and makes simple adjustments to operational equipment to assure optimum performance.  Reads and records daily readings in logs. 
  • Assists in assuring the operation and maintenance efficiency of equipment such as pumps, compressors, screens, gauges, meters, process tanks, etc.
  • Acts as an intermediary with Village residents concerning service complaints, writes follow-up reports and maintains necessary records, if needed, prepares required reports and records. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Maintains and repairs various types of equipment such as tractor, snow plow, salt spreader and other related machinery.
  • Assists in the street snow and ice removal program and may assist in the repair of streets and sanitary sewer back-up calls as needed.
  • Performs minor maintenance on tools and equipment.
  • Responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 
  • Assists other workers with department operations ensuring assigned tasks are completed accurately, timely, safely, and according to instructed operating procedures. Also assists other workers in specified area(s) of expertise in the operation, instruction and implementation of safe working practices in the operation of all necessary equipment and tools; and, assists with the general preventative maintenance work and repairs on equipment. Maintains buildings, grounds, and related equipment.
  • Employee must enter all jobs performed and the time to perform said jobs, on a daily basis, into the Public Works asset management software program, using a tablet or computer. This includes, but is not limited to: creating work orders from assets, adding a sub-task to a work order, adding photos to a work order, adding assets to existing work orders, including a valid address in a location, adding valid and complete crew comments to work orders, changing status of a work order, adding employees, materials, and equipment to a sub-task, populating dates and times in a sub-task, checking for work orders assigned to the employee, reporting problems with selecting any assets, and adding additional time to the employee's time-sheet as needed. 

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid Illinois License CDL Class ‘D’ and/or Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person and over the phone, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).
  • Must possess a valid Class 4 I.E.P.A Operators Certificate of Competency.

Beneficial Qualifications Include:

  • Possess past working experience in a wastewater treatment plant facility in any capacity. 

ADA COMPLIANCE

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle shovels, rakes, and hand held tools; feel a surface for texture; reach with hands and arms; balance; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs, or into a truck; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person.  Must be capable of turning, twisting, bending, and squatting for frequent but short, periods of time in order to reach for and then use equipment. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move weight of up to 75 pounds.  Employee must be able to climb/crawl into and out of deep ditches and in tight spots. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must be able to properly wear full and half mask respirators when the work task requires it.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic and/or caustic chemicals and agents, wetness, moving parts, fumes, risk of electrical shock, frequent vibration and disease.  This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Salary:

The salary, annual range for this position is $67,932 – $94,034. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Class 4 will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 40 hours per week, plus any required overtime. 

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded here. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to voajobs@addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, February 7, 2023.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one  application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION. 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

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Accountant – Finance Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one vacancy in the at-will, FLSA non-exempt, full-time position of Accountant in the Village of Addison Finance Department. The Accountant works 37.5 hours a week, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. May be required to work beyond the normally-scheduled work-day/work-week in order to accomplish job requirements. Under general direction by the Assistant Finance Director, this position performs routine accounting functions for the Village. The position is responsible for numerous administrative and financial processes which primarily support the Village’s daily accounting needs. The Accountant will also assist the Finance Director with accounting tasks to promote the principle of separation of duties including, but not limited to, General Ledger maintenance, preparation for the Village’s annual audit, processing of month-end and year-end journal entries, and special projects as assigned. In addition, this position may be asked to assist with the annual budget preparation. This position must exercise excellent judgment and perform routine, detailed analytical work with financial accuracy. Work is of above-average difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Director of Finance and/or their designee. 

The primary responsibility of the Accountant will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Maintains accounting system and records.
  • Prepares monthly Treasurer’s reports and financial reports for the Village Board of Trustees and Village department heads; prepares and inputs journal entries for month-end transactions to general ledger system; runs edits and updates for accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, payroll, and budget adjustments.
  • Prepares month-end analysis and reconciliation of investments and cash account balances.
  • Assists in all annual financial activities including, but not limited to: Annual Audit, Annual Budget, Tax Levy, Budget and Appropriations Ordinance and Treasurer’s Report.
  • Submits annual, unclaimed property report. 
  • Performs analysis of various ledger accounts necessary for making departmental decisions. 
  • Provides technical and administrative assistance in all areas of accounting in the Finance Department and other departments; prepares schedules and reports for auditors for each fiscal year-end audit; assists external auditors in the preparation and completion of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report. 
  • This position may serve as back-up to various other positions within the Finance Department.
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed. 
  • Performs duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual and expected to report any hazards and observed infractions immediately to the supervisor; may serve on departmental safety committee; makes certain that staff in the division are also performing duties in accordance with all Department/division SOP/safety manual regulations and policies. 
  • Provides service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.

Any entries would be approved by the Assistant Finance Director or the Finance Director including, but not be limited to:

  •  Entries for all ACH deposits and payment through the various bank accounts.
  •  Entries for transfers between cash accounts.
  •  Create the internal service fund entries.
  •  Create the monthly budgeted inter-fund transfers.
  •  Create any adjusting entries due to NSF checks or incorrect account coding.
  •  Create and update various analytical schedules.
  •  Create and distribute the monthly financials.

The Accountant position would also be integral in assembling documents and schedules for the annual audit. 

All applicants should meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, public or business administration; a graduate degree in the aforementioned fields of study or C.P.A. preferred. 
  • Possess at least two years of working experience in a governmental setting performing finance-related functions or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job required. 
  • Ability to work beyond the normally-scheduled work-day/work-week in order to accomplish job requirements.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person and over the phone, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).

ADA COMPLIANCE 

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel the computer keyboard and mouse.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch to reach lower level file drawers. The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push, pull and/or move boxes of files or paper up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

May be required to work after their regularly-scheduled work-day/work-week in order to accomplish assigned work tasks.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.  Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses, as directed. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and/or other examinations, as required.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under generally safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors may cause discomfort and poses a limited risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to occasionally moderate.

Ability to recognize and prepare to work safely within the constraints of potential hazards.

Salary:

The annual salary range for this position is $80,035 - $110,788. The Village anticipates hiring within this range depending on the experience and qualifications of the chosen candidate. The Accountant will receive a very competitive benefit package and work, at a minimum, 37.5 hours per week.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to Donald Pinson, Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at One Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, February 3, 2023.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted. 

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources Section, to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:

Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.


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Public Maintenance Worker 1 – Public Works Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one vacancy in the at-will, non-exempt, full-time position of Public Maintenance Worker 1 in the Public Works Department, Division of Sewer. Under direct supervision, this person performs a wide variety of manual tasks involving the maintenance and repair of Village sewer-lines, lift stations, roadways, and curb inlets, and buildings and grounds. The Public Maintenance Worker 1 works 40-hours a week, 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday – Friday. May be required to work weekends, holidays and overtime to complete job requirements, as well as be on 24-hour call when necessary. Work is of routine difficulty and reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Sewer Foreman and/or his designee.   

The primary responsibility of the Public Maintenance Worker 1 will involve, but not be limited to: 

  • Assists other workers engaged in performing maintenance work on Village lift stations, sanitary and storm sewers, roadways, and curb inlets.
  • Cleans and repairs sewer-mains and sanitary manholes. 
  • Operates various equipment, such as a backhoe, end-loader, sewer-jet, dump-truck, and hand tools for the digging and repairing blocked sanitary sewer lines.
  • Assists other workers with department operations ensuring assigned tasks are completed accurately, timely, safely, and according to instructed operating procedures. Also assists other workers in specified area(s) of expertise in the operation, instruction and implementation of safe working practices in the operation of all necessary equipment and tools involved in the maintenance of Village collection systems and lift stations or related operations; and, assists with the general preventative maintenance work and repairs on equipment. Maintains buildings, grounds, and related equipment, power rodder, high velocity pipe cleaner, and related items. 
  • Ability to safely and properly operate trucks, tools, and equipment involved in department operations and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual; may serve on departmental safety committee.
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations (CDL Inspections) according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed.
  • Possess the ability to identify and mitigate where appropriate various disruptions to both public and private drainage systems. 
  • Acts as an intermediary with Village residents concerning service complaints, i.e., service disruptions, sewerage back-up, flooding complaints, etc. writes follow-up reports and maintains necessary records, if needed, prepares required reports and records. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner. 
  • Maintains and repairs various types of equipment such as tractor, snow-plow, salt-spreader and auger and other related machinery. 
  • Assists in the street snow and ice removal program and may assist in the repair of streets, water-main breaks and sanitary sewer back-up calls as needed.
  • Performs minor maintenance on tools and equipment.
  • Responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

The above-captioned duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

The Village reserves the right to temporarily re-assign employees in this position to other divisions. Employees temporarily re-assigned to another division will conduct their work under the job description for the position they are assigned to.  

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid Illinois CDL Class ‘D’ and/or Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated, free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension (or possess the ability to obtain a CDL within six ‘6’ months of hire).
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).

Beneficial Qualifications Include:

  • Possess vocational/technical training in the construction trades and additional experience in public works/utility maintenance, construction and repair, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job preferred.
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.

ADA COMPLIANCE

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle shovels, rakes, and hand-held tools; feel a surface for texture; reach with hands and arms; balance; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs, or into a truck; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person.  Must be capable of turning, twisting, bending, and squatting for frequent but short, periods of time in order to reach for and then use equipment. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move weight of up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24-hours a day, 7-days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public. Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required.

Work Environment Factors: 

Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic and/or caustic chemicals and agents, wetness, moving parts, fumes, risk of electrical shock, frequent vibration and disease.  This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Salary: 

The annual wage range for this position is $62,435 - $86,424. The Public Maintenance Worker 1 will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 40-hours per week, plus any required overtime.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: 

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to voajobs@addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm on January 27, 2023. Position open until filled. Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION. 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:

Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.

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Engineering Technician – Community Development Department

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one  vacancy in the at-will, FLSA non-exempt, full-time position of Engineering Technician in the Village of Addison Community Development Department. The primary responsibility of the Engineering Technician is to complete work of a technical nature, where good written and interpersonal skills are required. The Engineering Technician works 37.5 hours a week, generally 7.5 hours each day between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. The Engineering Technician may be on call 24-hours a day for emergency inspections and is expected to work overtime in the necessary capacity to perform job duties. The Engineering Technician position is a higher level classification than that of the Community Development Inspector 1 employee, requiring engineering-specific work such as performing calculations, plan reviews, and inspections. The Engineering Technician will perform roadwork and utility quantity calculations, engineering-related plan reviews and inspections of site work on business, commercial, industrial, and residential properties to ensure compliance with all Village building, zoning, engineering, storm-water, floodway/floodplain, construction, and life safety codes. The Engineering Technician will be required to obtain job-related certifications, as directed by the Village, to gain certain necessary skills for the position. Work is of average difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Director of Community Development and/or his designee. 

The Engineering Technician has the primary responsibilities listed below, but is not limited to them.  The person hired in this position: 

  • Conducts plan reviews, issues permits and performs field inspections for compliance pertaining to engineering site improvements, including, but not limited to: demolition and earthmoving, roadwork, other paved surfaces, water, sanitary and storm-sewer construction, and storm-water management and water quality improvements.
  • Investigates reported municipal, building, subdivision, engineering, storm-water, water quality, N.F.I.P, and zoning code violations; notifies violators or corrective actions required for compliance; conducts follow-up inspections and reports; makes court appearances as necessary.
  • Meets and corresponds with residents, property owners and managers, contractors, developers, architects, engineers, planners and others regarding plans and permitting, assists in the applicant’s preparation of site improvement permits, coordinates with outside consultants when necessary, and makes written reports of plan examinations and inspections together with notes on any action taken; also meets to answer questions about code-related and storm-water management situations and property violations. 
  • Counts traffic manually and/or installs and maintains automated traffic counting devices; downloads data, writes reports, and prepares and traffic studies.
  • Collects field data via surveying in the field; gathers topography, locates property pins, property lines, and easements; lays out survey grades and stakes, and marks items in the field for removal and replacement on improvement projects.
  • Reviews and updates water-main, sanitary-sewer, storm-sewer, detention/retention facilities, water quality improvements, wetlands, flood information, street lighting, and traffic signal atlases and databases to conform to “as-built” conditions.
  • Assists staff engineers in preparation for bidding projects, reviewing plans, inspecting construction, documenting progress, and closing out of annual M.F.T roadwork, Village, and other projects.
  • Assists staff engineers in updating Village Ordinances and Codes related to departmental activities to ensure that they reflect current municipal needs and policies; prepares proposed revisions and submits them for review.
  • May maintain benchmark records by inputting and updating in a database or GIS, and assigning new file numbers as necessary.
  • May prepare reports and recommendations related to permits issued and inspections made for yearly reports and assists in updating municipal codes.
  • May prepare required ordinance, code, permit fees and form updates and/or revisions as directed; attends Development Review Committee meetings.
  • May receive service requests and will need to investigate the complaints from the general public. Coordinates and enforces corrective measures including legal action as feasible, and communicates with the general public regarding complaint disposition. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Performs duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual and is expected to report any hazards and observed infractions immediately to their supervisor; may serve on departmental safety committee; makes certain that staff in the division are also performing duties in accordance with all Department/division SOP/safety manual regulations and policies.

All applicants should meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a strong technical background with design and engineering site improvement review and inspection experience. Satisfactory completion of an associate degree, or bachelor degree, from an ABET accredited institution, and at least three (3) years of experience as a full-time plan examiner and/or inspector in site development is highly desired.
  • Possession of Technology Transfer Training (I.D.O.T) certifications from T2 coursework, I.D.O.T Documentation Class Certificate, Topcon GPS Training, Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (C.P.E.S.C), and Certified Floodplain Manager (C.F.M) are a plus.
  • After hire, the Engineering Technician may be required to acquire certifications or successfully complete other job-specific training in a time-frame as established by the Director.
  • Possession of a valid Class ‘D’ Illinois Driver’s License free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension. 
  • Ability to work beyond the normally scheduled work-day/work-week in order to accomplish job requirements.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Experience and demeanor to successfully deal with the public, in person, in virtual meetings, and over the phone, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy preferred.
  •  Be able to skillfully and effectively communicate in written form via email, memos and letters.
  • Successfully utilize MS Office, CityView, AutoCAD and Civil 3D, Topcon GPS, STARNeXt, Bluebeam Revu, LaserFiche, Acrobat, GIS, and Google Workspace.

ADA COMPLIANCE

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle keyboards and paper, rolled or unrolled, and blue-prints; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs and uneven terrain; occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to fifty (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public. Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that occasionally require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic agents, wetness, electrical currents, moving parts, fumes, uneven surfaces, woods and brush, excavated soils, and traffic. This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally loud. 

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks. Ability to recognize and prepare to work safely within the constraints of potential hazards.

Salary:

The annual salary range for the position is $76,265 - $105,569. The Engineering Technician will receive a very competitive benefit package and work, at a minimum, 37.5 hours per week.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to voajobs@addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall. Position open until filled. Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.  

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:

Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.

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**APPLICANTS – PLEASE CAREFULLY READ** 

To avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of favoritism or bias and to enhance supervision, security, and morale, the Village of Addison believes it advisable to prohibit the employment of relatives in a direct supervisory relationship or to prohibit having two (2) relatives employed in the same department/division. In addition, this policy bars the hiring or employment of an employee's relatives in any position that would: 

  • Have the potential for creating an adverse impact on work performance; or
  • Create either an actual conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest, such as the relative having an auditing or control relationship to the employee's job.

 “Relatives” (including blood/step/in-law/adopted/legal guardian) are defined as spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, child, uncle, aunt, grandparent, grandchild, or any individual with whom an employee has a close personal relationship, such as a domestic partner, co-habitant, or significant other. The same prohibitions apply to employees who marry, cohabitate, or become related by marriage.  The provisions of this policy are not limited to personal or familial relationships amongst supervisors, managers, and subordinates. The policy also includes personal and/or familial relationships between individuals working as peers in any department when such relationship actually disrupts the operation of the department or the Village.


SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION 

Applications may be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or may be downloaded and submitted below.  You may attach a resume and cover letter when submitting online.

Download a Village of Addison Job Application here.

Submit your completed application and any other useful documents here:

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For instructions on submitting an online application, click here.

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