Open Position:  General Maintenance Worker

General Maintenance Worker is a physically demanding job requiring the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds on a regular basis, stand or walk for up to 2 hours at a time and up to 7 hours per day.  It also requires periodically being on-call and responding to after-hours emergencies, working in confined spaces, and working outside in all weather conditions.   

This position performs a variety of duties including:

·         locating, inspecting, cleaning, and repairing manholes and sewer lines,

·         repairing non-potable water lines, valves, and hydrants,

·         operating a variety of heavy equipment,

·         reading and interpreting maps and drawings.

This position requires the ability to obtain a CDL driver’s license with a tanker certification within 4 months of hire.  This position is subject to drug and alcohol screens in compliance with DOT regulations.

The District offers a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental, life and vision insurance available on the 1st day of employment.  Benefits also include a pension plan, vacation, sick and personal leave, and 9 paid holidays.

Resumes or applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 2, 2020 at Urbana & Champaign Sanitary District, 1100 E. University Ave., P.O. Box 669, Urbana, IL 61803-0669.   Attn:  Theresa Plotner    You may also e-mail resumes tplotner@u-csd.com.   EOE

Job Description

Union Benefit Summary

Application for Employment

EEO Form - Voluntary

District employees are subject to the following criteria:

All employees must establish and maintain permanent residency within 20 miles of the 2016 corporate limits of the District. Newly hired employees must meet this criterion within six months from their first day of employment. View the Residency Boundary Map (PDF) .

Most employees must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible to be covered by the District’s vehicle insurance policy. All maintenance employees must obtain a CDL license after completion of their probationary period.

Positions in the Maintenance, Wastewater Operations, and Storeroom are subject to the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement with the Teamsters.

Most positions are subject to a post-offer physical, motor vehicle registration screen, and drug screen. Some positions are also subject to a pre-placement screen based upon the physical requirements of the job. Employees required to have a CDL license are also subject to random substance screens in accordance with DOT guidelines.