Village of Antioch


The Village of Antioch is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator I. This position is responsible for performing entry-level tasks related to the operation, care and maintenance of the Village of Antioch’s Wastewater Treatment Facility.  The position duties include but are not limited to operation of equipment used in the wastewater facility including inspections, adjustments and monitoring of equipment and making necessary adjustments.  The Operator performs laboratory, treatment plant, pre-treatment program and maintenance operations to include collecting samples and taking and recording sample readings.  Regular maintenance includes cleaning of the facility, monitoring and managing equipment alarms, and documenting plant operational data. Ability to tolerate working in an environment that may contain dust, noise, fumes, noxious odors, mists, gases, poor ventilations, high humidity, extreme heat and/or cold and exposure to mechanical parts of equipment, tools or machinery, electrical shock; falling from high exposed places; explosions and/or toxic or caustic chemicals. The position reports to the Supervisor of Wastewater Operations.  Additional responsibilities include snow removal and the ability to work overtime, weekends and be on call 24/ 7 on a rotating basis.  Position description available upon request.



Minimum of High School diploma or GED, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire.  A minimum of one (1) year of experience in wastewater or related field required.  Knowledge of operating practices of a modern wastewater treatment facility, chemical, physical and bacteriological processes involved in wastewater treatment required.  Ability to use applicable hand tools and equipment related to the position, lift or move a minimum of 75 lbs. required.  Technical training in the areas of chemistry, biology, engineering, or a related field preferred.


Salary & Benefits:

The salary range for the position is $51,000 to $62,000 DOQ.  An excellent benefits package is available.


How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a completed application (available on our website); cover letter, resume and three work-related references to:


Village of Antioch

Attn:  Lori Romine, Human Resources

874 Main St

Antioch, IL 60002

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Village of Antioch provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

For more information, contact:

Lori Romine

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