Village of North Aurora | Crossroads on the Fox

Employment Opportunities


The Village of North Aurora (population 16,760) is currently seeking candidates for the full-time, non-exempt position of Senior Water Plant Operator. North Aurora is a family friendly community, located along the scenic Fox River in Kane County with a staff of 55+ employees. This position reports to the Water Superintendent and is a supervisory position overseeing two Water Laborers.

This is a highly responsible position which requires possession of a valid Class “B” water operator’s certificate as issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) or the ability to obtain one within a reasonable time period, as well as possession of a valid CDL license. Minimum educational requirement of a high school diploma or GED equivalent is required with a minimum of three years’ experience in the field of potable water supply, sampling, testing, treatment plant operation and maintenance preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. The ideal candidate will also possess Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) experience.

This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Water system’s production and treatment facilities. The Village maintains two hydrous manganese oxide (HMO) radium removal water treatment facilities, five deep wells and three water towers. The position is also responsible for obtaining water samples as mandated by state and federal guidelines and IEPA report preparation and compliance. The position supervises Water Laborers who are responsible for distribution tasks such as meter read collections, repair of remote meter reading equipment and water meter installation and repair and other distribution tasks as well as assisting in those areas when needed. Position is also required to assist with snowplowing, repair of water main breaks and be able to respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis if needed.

The hourly rate for this bargaining unit position is $27.23 to $36.30 and is eligible for overtime. The Village offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, vacation leave, sick leave, holidays and other fringe benefits including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume along with three (3) references by October 19, 2016 to the Village of North Aurora, Attn: Human Resources, at 25 East State Street, North Aurora, IL 60542 or via email at

Applicants can also complete the Employment Application on the Village’s website at Additional information about the Village of North Aurora can be found at the Village’s website at  Offers of employment are subject to a successful background check, drug screen and other pre-employment screenings. The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.







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Village of North Aurora
25 East State Street
North Aurora, IL 60542

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Administration (630) 897-8228 ext. 224
Administration Fax (630) 897-8258
Police (630) 897-8705
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Finance (630) 897-8228 ext. 225
Community Development (630) 897-1457 ext. 228
Code Enforcement (630) 897-1457 ext. 231
Building and Zoning (630) 897-1457 ext. 222
Public Works (630) 897-8228 ext. 260
Water (630) 897-8228 ext. 223
Fire District (630) 897-3050