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Lake County Health Dept Utility Worker (Public Works) in Libertyville, Illinois

Utility Worker (Public Works)

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Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in the maintenance and repair of water and sanitary sewers? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Utility Worker

Location: Libertyville, IL

Salary: $24.04

Job Summary:The general function of this position will be to assist in the repair or replacement of water/sewer mains, piping, valves, and hydrants, operate heavy equipment, assist in restoration work and the repair/preventative maintenance of water and sewage pumps, motors, generators, and other mechanical/electrical equipment. This position works Monday through Friday from 7:00am – 3:30pm and must be available for occasional overtime duty, weekend duty and 24-hour call on a rotating basis.

The Utility Worker must have good knowledge of methods, practices, materials, tools and knowledge of hazards and safety precautions related to the maintenance and repair of potable water systems and sanitary sewers. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

To be successful in this role you should have a high school diploma or GED, and at least one year of experience in the field of water and/or sewer maintenance and repair. Basic computer skills are required. You must also possess a valid Class A CDL Driver’s License with tanker endorsement, or able to get one within six months of start date, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee ( page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit(Department ( ). To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to viewvideos ( . If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website ( .Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Location

Libertyville, Illinois, United States

Position Type



24.04 - USD

Applications will be accepted