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Employment opportunity: Thornton Public Works Superintendent

Thornton, IL (population 2,338) a quiet community 20 miles south of downtown Chicago is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to fill the position of Public Works Superintendent. This is a working Superintendent position, responsible for both managing and assisting in the day-to-day operations of the Public Works department. Key department responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Maintenance and operation of the Village’s water and sewer systems, streets, sidewalks, municipal grounds and facilities. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of departmental budgeting, including use of enterprise funds such as water, sewer, and motor fuel tax. Ideal candidates will possess or be able to obtain a class “C” water operators certificate or greater, as well as a valid class “B” commercial driver’s license within 12 months of employment. Salary $70,000± DOQ. Residency is not required. Position provides tremendous opportunity for career advancement and professional growth. Interested candidates should submit a resume to Village Administrator Douglas Beckman, 115 E. Margaret St. Thornton, IL 60476, or via email at by the end of business on January 23, 2015. Please click here to download the posting.

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