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Job Position Announcement – Utilities Tech I/Utilities Tech II

Posting Start Date: Friday November 18, 2022

Posting End Date: Friday December 23, 2022

First review of applications on Dec 7, 2022


The Village of Gilberts, Illinois is an established suburban community of 8,300 residents located in northern Kane County. The Village is seeking a hardworking and self-motivated Utilities Tech I/Utilities Tech II for our Utilities Division.  This position is required to work in both the Wastewater and Water treatment facilities in addition to performing duties on collection and distribution systems.  This position operates a variety of equipment in snow removal, construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of Village infrastructure and facilities. This position will report directly to the Public Works Utilities Superintendent. 


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Current and valid Illinois drivers-license with a CDL Class B W/Airbrake or ability to obtain one within six months of hire.
  • Current Class D Water or Class 4 Wastewater License or the ability to obtain one within two years of hire.
  • High School Diploma or GED


The expected starting annual salary for this position is ($45,724 - $57,155) DOQ with excellent benefits including vacation time, medical/dental insurance, and IMRF participation. This is a full-time non-exempt position. 


The Village is an equal opportunity employer.


Completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen, along with a background check is required.


If interested please submit an updated Cover Letter, Resume, Application, and 3 Professional References by 4:30 P.M. on Friday December 23, 2022 to the Public Works Director Wade Kretsinger at Wkretsinger@villageofgilberts.com

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The Village of Gilberts
87 Galligan Road
Gilberts, IL 60136
Phone: 847-428-2861
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Gilberts, IL 60136
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Gilberts, IL 60136
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