Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


Water System Reliability Engineer

The Rend Lake Conservancy District is seeking an experienced public water system engineer to lead the system reliability improvement efforts for the District.

Job Duties Include:

  • Inspections and condition assessment of critical systems and components
  • Operation and testing of equipment and systems
  • Identify repair, replacement, and revitalization needs/techniques
  • Locate and purchase parts/components
  • Lead staff in revitalization efforts
  • Prepare designs for equipment or system replacement
  • Develop plans and specifications
  • Prepare bid packages
  • Manage projects and oversee contractors
  • Develop detailed system knowledge and train others

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of water treatment plant and pump station experience
  • Hands-on engineer capable of doing the work in order to effectively teach and lead others
  • Engineering degree from a four year university with a P.E. License
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong organization, written, and communication skills


  • Commensurate with education and experience

Please send resume to the Rend Lake Conservancy District, Attn: Jen Zinzilieta, PO Box 907, Benton, IL  62812.


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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