Maintenance Equipment Operator
The Village of Glenview is seeking to fill the full-time Maintenance Equipment Operator ("MEO") position(s) to work in the Public Works Department. This position is responsible for providing services such as parkway and street maintenance, snow and ice removal, and water and sewer system maintenance. This is accomplished by using a variety of trucks and equipment to transport job site materials, parts, and other heavy equipment used to excavate, build, or maintain streets, or water and sewer infrastructure or facilities. Additional duties include excavating, cleaning up job sites, loading materials, installing parts and equipment, troubleshooting, and maintaining equipment and vehicles and other duties as assigned.
Position requires a high school diploma or the equivalent. Three or more years of related work experience is preferred. A valid driver's license and CDL/B with air brake endorsement is required for the position and successful candidate must possess such license as of first day of employment. Successful candidate must obtain a CDL Class A with air brake and tanker endorsement within the first year of employment. Possession of an Arborist License and/or a State of Illinois Class C Water License is also preferred.
The ideal candidate will possess a solid working knowledge and demonstrate ability to safely operate motorized vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to pick-up, dump and aerial trucks, as well as small hand and power tools. The position also requires the ability to wear specialized safety equipment, perform heavy manual labor requiring physical strength and endurance (including the ability to maneuver 150 pounds), and tolerate extreme outdoor weather conditions. Successful candidate will also have the ability to perform duties in confined spaces and under adverse working conditions. Knowledge of pump station equipment and some knowledge of the installation, operation and repair of private and commercial water meters and utility and drainage construction and maintenance techniques are preferred.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to meet deadlines and work well with others as well as possess the necessary computer skills to effectively operate mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and smart phones. The position also requires the use of several software and computer programs including Microsoft Office Suite products and Map Office Advanced.
This position requires the ability to respond to emergency situations outside of the normal work hours of 7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. and is represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150.
Starting salary is $43,615 with fringe benefits including health insurance and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension. The position is eligible for overtime pay.
To apply, complete the form below. The recruitment will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Friday February 24, 2017. Attach your cover letter and resume as indicated. Emailed, mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered applications will be declined. For more information about the Village of Glenview, please visit our website at www.glenview.il.us.
The evaluation process will include an interview to assess and evaluate your level of knowledge, skills and experience. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check, medical and drug screening.
Persons requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act are asked to contact the Human Resources Division at 847-904-4370.
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