City of Naperville

Job Description
The City of Naperville’s Water Utility is currently seeking a Wastewater Operations Field Supervisor to supervise the operation of an advanced wastewater treatment plant as directed by the section supervisor and division manager.  The Field Supervisor also orders goods and services.


  • Supervises work performed by wastewater operators and summer employees as directed by section supervisor and/or division manager.
  • Coordinates biosolids processing and disposal activities to assure cost efficiency and compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Assists with direction and monitoring of the activities of contractors performing services such as painting, biosolids removal, road repair, excavation, earthwork, etc.
  • Assists with operator training and safety programs.
  • Monitors the performance of wastewater operators and temporary employees to ensure compliance with work rules and procedures and productivity standards.
  • Advises employees and section supervisor of performance achievements or deficiencies.
  • Obtains competitive prices and orders goods and services used by the operations section.
  • Prepares and updates overtime records, staffing schedules, operational data, and other routine and special reports.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent plus additional specialized training in wastewater.
  • A minimum of one to three years of experience in wastewater.
  • IEPA Class 2 Wastewater Operator Certification or the ability to attain such Class 2 Certification within two years.
  • A valid State of Illinois Class D driver’s license.  Must obtain a valid State of Illinois Class C (non-CDL) driver’s license within six months of hire.


  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science, or a related field and one to two years of previous supervisory experience


Additional Information
The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 150,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.

Applications should be completed thoroughly, and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application but should be attached to the application.  Include all requested education, experience, attachments, and other information when applying. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. Notifications to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided in the application.

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The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.


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