July 2017

Seeks Village Engineer

About the Community

Libertyville (pop. 20,315) is a charming, vibrant community with a thriving downtown and excellent schools strategically located in Lake County, just 7 miles west of Lake Michigan and 37 miles north of Chicago. This highly regarded Village provides its residents and visitors with an abundance of recreational, dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities. A family oriented community, residents enjoy high quality municipal services, beautiful parks and open spaces and a variety of recreational options. Libertyville is a politically stable, fiscally strong community with a $60 million total budget and 162 full time and 200 part-time employees. Libertyville is a full service non-home rule community providing, police, fire, public works (including wastewater treatment), community development, finance and recreation.

Village Government and Public Works Department

The Village is governed by a Village President and a Board of six Trustees, (the “Village Board”). With the approval of the Board, the Village President appoints a Village Administrator who manages the day to day affairs of the Village. The Libertyville Public Works Department is a fully accredited department by the American Public Works Association. The department was initially accredited in 2005 and re-accredited in 2009 and 2014. Public Works is comprised of five operating divisions: Engineering, Fleet Services, Streets & Utilities, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Parks Maintenance.

The Engineering Division is responsible for recommending improvements, providing cost estimates, preparing plans and supervising the construction of public works projects to improve the Village infrastructure systems. The Division also reviews plans for private development and construction inspection.

Application Process

Candidates should apply with a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. First review of candidates will occur on August 11, 2017.

Read the complete Online Job Posting, including responsibilities, requirements, and compensation.

For Questions Contact

Mike Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA
(224) 261-8366 or [email protected]

Mysi DeSantis, Human Resources Generalist, GovHR USA
(847) 380-3169 or [email protected]

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