Maintenance Supervisor - Public Works

Lake County IL - Libertyville, IL (30+ days ago)3.8


Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in supervision for utility/building maintenance, repair, and general construction? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Libertyville, IL

Starting Salary: $84,245.00-$108,683.83

Job Summary: The general function of this position will be to preform work of considerable difficulty in supervising the maintenance and repair of public water supplies and sanitary sewer systems including buildings, grounds, underground utilities and equipment. This position is responsible for developing and directing the preventive maintenance program for pumping stations, lift stations, well houses, reservoirs and related equipment. In addition, this individual will provide training and guidance in procedures and methods of the maintenance and repair of public water supplies and sanitary sewer systems and prepare time estimates, material cost estimates, budget requests, requisitions for items pertaining to areas within Public Works. The job will require the individual to work outside under various weather conditions and be on a rotating shift for after hours emergencies. The position is under general supervision of the Operations Manager.

The maintenance supervisor must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form with employees, supervisors, and County officials. Good leadership and management skills are required. Familiarity with OSHA safety standards is essential. General computer skill is required. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

A high school diploma or GED is required. However, an Associate degree or the equivalent of two years of college or vocational school education is preferred and three to five years of maintenance repair and management is required. You must also possess a valid Class A CDL driver’s license, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department, you will be working for, visit Public Works. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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