• Plant Laborer

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (GWA) is currently recruiting for one (1) part-time, entry-level Plant Laborer position. This is a semi-skilled position responsible for various tasks at a wastewater treatment facility.

Assist with tasks on wastewater treatment equipment and associated components.
Be self-motivated and to be able to work alone on assigned laborious projects such as painting, organizing, hosing of tanks and miscellaneous housekeeping activities.
Operate gates, valves, pumps and other operating equipment either manually or automatically.
Perform preventative maintenance tasks and activities.
Become familiar with locating sources of trouble and report malfunctions and potential remedies to the Operations Superintendent.
Works to effectively solve any conflicts discovered.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; knowledge of wastewater treatment processes a plus, but not required. Successful candidates will possess a general knowledge of mechanical equipment, and demonstrate the ability to effectively interpret and carry out a variety of instructions related to wastewater plant maintenance and operation. Must also have a valid drivers license at the time of application, and be able to perform mathematical calculations; the ability to comprehend, retain, and apply the Authoritys rules and procedure manuals, including any pertinent Federal, State, or local laws is a required skill set; must also be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Proficiency in using computer systems for monitoring is a plus.

The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, walking, some heavy lifting and/or moving, grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and repetitive motions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. Must be willing to work in malodorous, nauseating and dangerous work conditions. Work of a part-time Operator is both indoors and outdoors, during all seasons.

Work schedule: weekends, holidays, or outside of normal business hours; up to twenty (20) hours per week with flexible schedule from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.

The starting base pay offered for this position is $20.44/hr with no fringe benefits. This position is non-exempt under FLSA.

1. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter vgeresume@glenellyninfo.org. Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.
2. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #25-18 GWA PT Plant Laborer) in the subject line of their e-mail.
3. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and a post-offer medical physical with a drug and alcohol screen.

The Authority is accepting applications until January 31, 2019 at 4:00 pm. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.

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PostedJanuary 31, 2019

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