Employment Opportunities

CITY OF MARION

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT

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ANNOUNCEMENT:    WW-2020-01

JOB DESCRIPTION:     LABORER/OPERATOR

  1. Will answer to the Superintendent of the Department.
  2. Will be asked to assume the duties of laborer/operator
  3. See attached job description

POSTED:   WEDNESDAY APRIL 1, 2020

SUBMIT ALL LETTERS OF INTEREST TO THE CITY CLERK 1102 Tower Square Plaza, Marion IL 62959  BY THE

CLOSE OF BUSINESS APRIL 8, 2020

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

                     WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT

Job Descriptions

  TITLE:  Wastewater/ Operator-Laborer

PAY CLASSIFICATION:  Non Exempt

REPORTS TO:  Lead Person, Superintendent of Wastewater

NATURE OF WORK:

 

The position of Operator-Laborer for the Wastewater Treatment Department is identified as a union position and, therefore, requires the employee to join the union or opt for the Fair Share Designation.  Compensation for this designation is established by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.  This position requires each Operator-Laborer to report for his/her shift day and time and receive direction from his/her immediate supervisor.  Special projects or emergencies may require the need for overtime. Tasks and expected completion times will then be given to the eligible Operator-Laborers.  Proper machine guards and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is made available for personnel.  Failure to use these safeguards or PPE is not acceptable. Tasks assigned to a laborer will be determined by the Superintendent.  It is the goal of management to have all Operator-Laborers to be able to maintain and operate all equipment in the department.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in operation and maintenance of the plant process and collection system
  • Carry out work orders as assigned by the Lead Person and Superintendent
  • Give feedback on the work orders that are completed and recommend additional work that may be required by any part of the system.
  • Work constructively with the public, outside contractors and other City departments

        TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Maintenance on sewage lift stations including cleaning and painting
  • Maintenance on plant process equipment including cleaning and painting
  • Operating large dump trucks
  • Operate equipment such as backhoes and tractors
  • Sample collection for lab analysis
  • Inspection of sewer lines for potential problems, including smoking and videoing.
  • Routine cleaning of sewer lines to prevent back-ups
  • Operating the Biosolids facility and hauling sludge to farmland.
  • Perform JULIE locates.
  • General grounds keeping including mowing, trimming, snow removal etc.

          QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Degree or work equivalent
  • Obtain and maintain Class 4 Operation License or Collection System License
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of mathematics
  • Have and maintain driver’s license with the State of Illinois required to drive the equipment used in the department CDL is a plus
  • Be available to work overtime and weekends
  • Be able to pass background investigation and Drug/Alcohol testing.
  • Be able to lift fifty (50) pounds
  • Have good moral character
  • Be able to work independently.

The City of Marion has a LIBRARIAN I, full-time position in the Library. Schedule includes two evenings per week and two Saturdays per month. High school diploma, excellent customer service skills, computer & internet proficiency required. $11.00/hr. The City of Marion offers a generous benefit package with retirement, medical insurance and paid holidays. Candidates must live within a 10 mile radius of the Marion City Hall or move to within that radius in 18 months. They must successfully pass a drug and medical screen and be approved by the Marion City Council.

Apply: In order to be considered for this position, you must complete the City of Marion job application. Include a current resume with the application. Applications are available and should be returned to the Marion City Hall (1102 Tower Square Plaza), Marion Carnegie Library (206 S. Market Street) or can be found online at cityofmarionil.gov. The job will remain open until a candidate is chosen.

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Marion Police Department is accepting applications for the part-time position of School Security Officer.

Job Description:

Ability to pass drug screening;
Knowledge of applicable criminal and juvenile laws and school regulations;
Ability to respond to an imminent threat and use deadly force if necessary;
Ability to obtain information through interviews and/or observation to draw logical conclusions;
Ability to deal courteously and fairly with the public, school staff, and students;
Ability to use effective verbal de-escalation techniques prior to physical intervention;
Ability to analyze situations and take quick, effective, and reasonable course of action;
Ability to remember names, faces, and details of incidents;
Ability to exercise good judgment; and
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current or retired officer certified through the ILETSB

Must be retired or resigned with good standing from their previous department

Must pass the state firearm qualification

Possess a valid Driver’s License with good driving record

Be of good moral character and pass an extensive background investigation

Must be physically able to perform the required duties

Interested applicants may apply at www.marionpolicedept.com; or come to the Marion Police Department, 1001 W. DeYoung St., Marion, IL. 62959.

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified Entry Police Officer Applications

 

Effective immediately the Marion Police Department will begin taking applications

  • from currently employed
  • full-time law enforcement officers
  • for consideration of employment on an on-going basis.
  • Applicants will not be required to take an entry level written exam or entry level physical agility exam.
  • Candidates will be required to complete all other phases of the Marion Police Dept. hiring process before an offer of employment.

 

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants seeking qualification appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:

  • State of Illinois certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board. Full-time certification by the state of employment outside Illinois will also be accepted provided the certification will be accepted and recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board for recertification, if necessary.  United States citizen.
  • Individuals must be at least 23 years old.
  • Education – High School education or equivalent thereof.
  • Experience – Currently employed full-time with a municipal, county or state law enforcement agency with at least two (2) years experience as a full-time sworn, certified law enforcement officer after completion of a probationary period. Candidates with less than two (2) years experience may be considered if the candidate has two (2) years active duty military experience in addition to sworn certified law enforcement officer experience.
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License.
  • Must agree to comply with all requirements of the position and have the ability to pass all examination and training requirements.
  • Ability to furnish upon request, a copy of the following; a resume; professional licenses; training certificates; documents confirming work experience; birth certificate; high school diploma or GED certificate; transcripts of higher learning; naval or military service board and discharge papers (DD-214); employee evaluations; and other employment related material as requested or required.

Selection Process

 

Each phase of the process is pass/fail and required to proceed to the next step.

  • Interview with the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
  • Interview by Police Chief and Designated City Officials.
  • Character and background investigation and credit check.
  • Post-offer examinations including, but not limited to; psychological evaluation; medical examination; polygraph; and drug screening.
  • All appointments are subject to a probationary period and a 2 year pre-employment contract.

 

Qualified Entry Eligibility List

An initial qualified entry eligibility list will be created from qualified applicants who submit the required application materials. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Placement on any qualified entry eligibility list shall be based upon the relative experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicants.

In the event that prescreening identifies applicants who have certain knowledge, skills and abilities that make those applicants more desirable for the position sought to be filled, the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners may choose to appoint those applicants.

The application packet can be downloaded from here

GROUP AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching aqua aerobics and aqua arthritis, recording participation data and complete incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.   
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group aqua instructor is preferred.
  • Group fitness certification required.
  • First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionilgov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

SILVERSNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)       

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching group fitness classes for seniors with specific instruction including any of the following: SilverSneakers Classic, SilverSneakers Cardiofit, SilverSneakers Circuit,, SilverSneakers Yoga, SilverSneakers Stability and SilverSneakers Boom. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, recording participation data and completing incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group instructor is preferred.
  • Specialized SilverSneakers certification(s) required.
  • May enter compensated training agreement with appropriate
  • hire candidate.
  •  First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $15-20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionilgov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 The City Hall is located in Historic Downtown Marion Illinois Office Hours.

Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
Email: it@cityofmarionil.gov

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