Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

IWS Maintenance Manager

 Job Description

 The Rend Lake Conservancy District is seeking a maintenance manager for the Rend Lake Intercity Water Treatment Plant and the Rend Lake Sewer Treatment Plant.

Job Duties for this Position:

  • Supervise water plant maintenance
  • Supervise distribution system maintenance
  • Supervise pump station maintenance
  • Supervise wastewater system maintenance
  • Supervise vehicle and machinery maintenance
  • Develop, maintain, and oversee a preventative maintenance program
  • Perform operation evaluations of equipment effectiveness
  • Schedule repairs and prepare timeline of repairs
  • Troubleshoot complex problems to improve operational reliability
  • Work with engineer(s) on capital improvements
  • Advise General Manager of any needs for repair and replacement and any issues concerning the reliability of the water system

Desirable Education and Experience:

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of modern water and sewer treatment systems
  • 5 years experience in a water treatment facility
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

 Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Mechanical knowledge and abilities
  • Ability to operate and supervise the operation of common water and wastewater equipment
  • Ability to perform and supervise maintenance of all areas of a water or sewer system
  • Team oriented, self-motivated and strong leadership skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or related field a plus
  • Class A Water License a plus


  • Salary shall be commensurate with education and experience

Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000


General Labor

The Rend Lake Conservancy District is accepting applications for seasonal positions for the Rend Lake Golf Course, Season’s Lodge & Condominiums, and the general maintenance office.  The seasonal positions include golf course seasonal maintenance, golf course cart attendant, Season’s Lodge & Condominiums housekeeping and RLCD general labor.  Applications are available at the Rend Lake Conservancy District Administration Office, 11231 Marcum Branch Rd., Benton, IL  62812.  

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