Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

If interested in the following positions, please mail resume and application to the Rend Lake Conservancy District, P.O. Box 907, Benton, IL  62812 or email to accounting@rendlake.org.

Water Utilities Maintenance Manager

 The Rend Lake Conservancy District is seeking a Water Utilities 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
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

 Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 5 years experience in a water treatment facility
  • 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:

  • Salary shall be commensurate with education and experience

Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000 /year

 

Engineer

The Rend Lake Conservancy District is seeking an engineer or recent engineering graduate to perform engineering evaluations, designs, and project management at the Rend Lake Intercity Water Treatment Plant and the Rend Lake Sewer Treatment Plant.

The Rend Lake Conservancy District is a regional public water system servicing multiple communities in Southern Illinois. Rend Lake Inter-City Water is comprised of a 27 mgd water plant, located at 11228 Marcum Branch Road adjacent to Rend Lake, and over 200 miles of distribution system reaching into 7 counties of southern Illinois. Thirty-five towns and water districts purchase wholesale water for distribution to their customers. Another twelve hundred retail customers also receive their water from Inter-City Water.

Job Duties for the Position:

  • Perform engineering studies
  • Design and manage water/sewer plant improvement projects
  • Develop and implement environmental plans
  • Perform construction oversight

Desirable Education and Experience:

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • Interest and understanding of modern water treatment systems
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Practical work experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and CAD software

Salary:

  • Salary shall be commensurate with education and experience

 

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 front desk,  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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2019 Surplus Property

It’s that time of year again… Time for our annual surplus equipment auction. The items offered for bid and the bid sheet can be found here.

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