Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

General Labor

Rend Lake Conservancy District is accepting applications for seasonal positions.  Seasonal employment positions include laborers for golf course maintenance, laborers for the water plant, and housekeeping positions at Seasons Lodge. Applications available at the Rend Lake Conservancy District, Administration Office, 11231 Marcum Branch Road, Benton, IL

 

Project Engineer and Staff Accountant

Rend Lake Conservancy District is accepting resumes for a Project Engineer and a Staff Accountant.  Pay will be contingent upon education and experience.  Please send resumes to Rend Lake Conservancy District, Attn: Jen Zinzilieta, PO Box 907, Benton, IL  62812.   

Project Engineer

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform engineering analysis of water treatment plant systems
  • Prepare engineering specifications for water treatment plant and distribution systems
  • Prepare engineering drawings
  • Obtain easements for pipeline installations
  • Prepare environmental permits for new construction
  • Develop cost estimates for projects
  • Manage projects including design, bidding, contracting, & contractor oversight
  • Inspect plant and distribution system for repair needs
  • Perform engineering studies
  • Utilize engineering software to analyze complex issues
  • Write technical procedures for new systems
  • Perform sewer system infiltration evaluations and design solutions
  • Verify compliance with environmental regulations
  • Assist all departments with technical issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in civil engineering from 4 year accredited university
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • 5 years of experience

Desirable Qualifications:

  • PE license is desirable
  • Utility experience is desirable
  • Engineering software experience is desirable (WaterCAD, GIS, etc.)

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Staff Accountant

  Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform/provide oversight of accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
  • Perform detailed analysis of complex invoices
  • Monitor and manage delinquent accounts
  • Perform/provide oversight of payroll functions
  • Calculate and process federal and state payroll withholdings/payments
  • Manage IMRF functions
  • Manage accounting and billing software
  • Develop company procedures to improve accounting functions
  • Monitor compliance with company accounting procedures
  • Perform internal audits and assist with external audits
  • Monitor and verify compliance with all government accounting rules and principles
  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Perform banking reconciliation
  • Assist with treasury functions
  • Manage financial requirements for government grants
  • Assist comptroller with detailed accounting issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from 4 year accredited university
  • 5 years of experience

Desirable Qualifications:

  • CPA certification is desirable
  • Utility experience is desirable

 

Employment Application

 

There are opportunities for seasonal employment from March through October of each year at the Rend Lake Golf Resort and InterCity Water Department.  Seasonal employment positions include housekeepers for Seasons Lodge, laborers for golf course maintenance, sales positions in the pro shop, cart attendants for the pro shop, marshals for the pro shop and laborers at the water plant.   This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

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