The Village of Glenview

Public Works Supervisor

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Are you looking for a role within an organization that is interested in challenging the status quo and seeking improvements on an ongoing basis? The Public Works Supervisor plans, manages and oversees the department's work; orders necessary tools and supplies; manage, maintain and develop budgets; manage the performance of employees and contractors; maintain and implement the department's monthly performance metrics; updates procedures; prepares various reports, and works with the public. This is accomplished by supervising and monitoring performance of Maintenance Equipment Operators ("MEO") including the planning, and evaluation of their work. This position also deploys all equipment and materials to complete job assignments, schedules and assigns work activities to maintenance staff, and manages and oversees projects and work performed by outside contractors.  Additional duties include assisting in carrying out of the Department's business plan, assisting in the management of emergency response operations, coaching and developing front-line staff, and other duties as assigned.


Position requires a post-secondary, non-degree award or certificate from college or technical school; and three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid driver's license and CDL/B with air brake is required for the position. Possession of a State of Illinois Class C Water License is preferred.

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to lead, supervise and monitor performance for a regular group of employees and provide coaching and training when applicable. A successful candidate will possess a solid working knowledge of public works functions, including but not limited to storm sewer cleaning and repair, lift station and pump house maintenance, sanitary sewer operations, street sweeping, street maintenance, snow and ice control and forestry operations. The position also requires the ability to wear specialized safety equipment, perform heavy manual labor requiring physical strength and endurance, and tolerate extreme outdoor weather conditions.  The preferred candidate will be able to respond to customer service requests and resolving complaints from residents and business owners in a calm and courteous manner.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to meet deadlines, multi-task 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 GIS.

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.


Starting salary this non-exempt position is $73,288 - $102,603 DOQ with fringe benefits including health insurance and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension. The position is eligible for overtime pay.


To apply, qualified candidates must complete the form below. The recruitment will remain open until the positions has been filled. The first review of resumes will be on Monday, August 5, 2019. 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

The selection process may include an interview and exercises 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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