Employment - Available Positions

Applications are accepted only in response to posted vacancies.


Minimum Requirements:

Employees in this position perform routine and entry level technical civil engineering work.  This position may require interaction with the general public.  Work may include conducting field surveys, basic construction inspections and investigations; collecting traffic data for traffic studies, developing and/or updating maps and related documents; general office work such as filing, scanning, data entry, and research; and related tasks.  Requires:  college course work in civil engineering or closely related curriculum; previous work experience that demonstrates ability to work with others as part of a team and independently; customer service experience; knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices; knowledge and experience in computer systems including Microsoft Office, ESRI's ArcGIS software, and computer aided drafting (CAD) programs.  Must have a valid drivers license, safe driving record, and be at least 18 years of age.  Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.  Starting hourly rate of pay is $11 +/- hour depending on experience.  Duration of position is approximately from mid-May to mid-August, with possible additional work opportunities over school breaks.  Work schedule is generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday but may vary based on construction project schedules.

Minimum Requirements:

Employees in this position perform routine and entry level technical geographic information systems work; create and edit features in a SQL-Server based geodatabase; scan and link documents to map features; update Flex and Javascript-based ArcGIS Server applications.  Projects will involve computer data entry; reading and interpreting various maps, plats, legal documents, and engineering plans.  Some field work required.

Applicants must have an understanding of the principles behind GIS, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and relational databases.  Experience with ArcGIS and familiarity with the MicroSoft Office Suite required.  Experience with Javascript and programming concepts along with coursework in Geography, GIS or Computer Science.  Must have a valid driver's license, safe driving record, and be at least 18 years of age.  Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.  Starting hourly rate of pay is $11 / hour.  Duration of position is approximately from mid-May to mid-August.  Work schedule is generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Employees in this position perform landscaping and general maintenance projects.  Works in the Forestry division of Public Works assisting with landscape maintenance by mowing, watering, weeding, raking, planting, and providing general landscaping maintenance in Village right of ways and other locations; performs general maintenance tasks when requested; and performs related job tasks and duties as requested or required.  Requires previous work experience that demonstrates ability to work with others as part of a team and independently; customer service experience.  Knowledge of general maintenance, construction, and landscaping techniques and standards; ability to perform work requiring moderate physical demands and sustained physical activities; work in a field work environment, outdoors in all types of weather and be subject to hazards such as traffic and other environmental exposures.  Must have a valid driver's license, safe driving record, and be at least 18 years of age.  Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.  Starting rate of pay is $10 / hour.  Duration of position is approximately mid-May to mid-August.  Work schedule is generally 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Minimum Requirements:

Employees in this position perform routine and semi-complex work related to information systems.  The Village maintains and operates a number of websites and other services using Open Source Software.  This internship opportunity would focus primarily on expanding, maintaining, upgrading, supporting, and troubleshooting these websites and services for both public and internal use.  Services include the integration of sensors and controls with web services and databases via TCP/IP.  Work may include Drupal CMS; Apache Solr Search; programming using PHP; inventory and documentation tasks; and database programming and administration.  The ideal candidate will have experience with Linux, Apache, Drupal, CSS, PHP, Phython, HTML, MySQL, REST API, JSON, and TCP/IP.

Requires college course work in computer science, computer engineering, or related curriculum.  Previous work experience that demonstrates ability to work with others as part of a team and independently; highly motivated and self-initiated in work tasks.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.  Candidate should be detail oriented with strong problem solving skills a must.  Requires ability to follow and udnerstand oral and written directions with minimal supervision.  Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record.  Must be minimum age 18.  Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.  Starting hourly rate of pay is $11 / hour.  Duration of position is approximately mid-May to mid-August.  Work schedule is generally 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Application Deadline: March 10, 2016 - 3:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

The Village of Gurnee seeks candidates for creation of a Civil Service eligibility list for the position of Maintenance Worker I with the Gurnee Public Works Department.

Special position requirements:

Applicants must have a valid Class "B" or higher Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake endorsement at time of application and hire.  This is REQUIRED.

Graduation from high school (or GED) is required.

The position of Maintenance Worker has a 20 mile living radius requirement which must be met within 24 months of hire.

Must be able to meet attendance requirements, work scheduled overtime, and be available for emergency overtime when the need arises by responding to overtime call outs before and after standard scheduled hours of work.


Employees in this position perform work of a semi-skilled to skilled nature involving a variety of routine tasks in the maintenance, repair, operation and construction of Village streets / sidewalks, buildings, water distribution system, sanitary and storm sewer conveyance systems, parkways and grounds, and other public infrastructure.  Specific work assignments are provided on a daily basis and may be rotated.

Responds to and interacts with the general public, residents, supervisory personnel, employees, and/or others within and outside the organization in a courteous, professional, and effective manner.

Operates various types of equipment and, based on assignment, performs a variety of tasks in maintenance, operation, repair, and construction of roads, sidewalks, curbs, the public water supply system and wastewater conveyance systems, storm water drainage systems, and other similar facilities. 

Performs maintenance and repairs to the public water supply system including water main breaks, valve and hydrant repairs; performs maintenance and repairs of the wastewater and storm water collection / conveyance systems, including cleaning and debris removal; may assist in the operation and maintenance of water pumping and wasterwater conveyance systems.

Performs snow and ice control duties and assists in emergencies such as floods and wind or rain storms.


See attached application material for additional information, position requirements, qualifications and salary / benefit information.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Village of Gurnee accepts for employment and promotes its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability to perform the required job responsibilities. The Village bases its hiring practices and promotions on merit, experience, education and other qualifications applied to all applicants and in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity. The Village encourages qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity and non-discrimination to apply for available positions.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

All covered employers are required to display a poster prepared by the Department of Labor summarizing the major provisions of The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As an applicant for employment, you can view this poster by clicking the following link: http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm