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The City of Freeport IL has the following full time openings available:


Automotive Mechanic

Responsibilities include examining and locating mechanical defects in a variety of automotive, road, forestry and construction equipment and making major and minor repairs; adjusting engines, oil, water and fuel pumps, carburetors and fuel injectors, governors, starting motors, clutches, transmissions, differentials, brakes and steering gears. Times and adjusts motors; replaces electrical wiring; performs body repair, painting and welding work, etc. Minimum requirements include a valid Class B Commercial Drivers License with air brakes, high level of experience in maintenance and repair of automotive equipment, strong knowledge of the principles of gasoline and diesel mechanics as applied to maintenance and repair of equipment; strong knowledge of tools and equipment of the trade, along with knowledge of preventive maintenance inspection methods. Other duties include, snow plowing and hauling, and leaf collection and disposal.

Starting wage is $18.69 per hour.


Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee

This is a third shift position, with every other weekend required. Occasional second shift work may be necessary. This position participates in the operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, wells, and ancillary systems. This includes collecting samples, performing chemical analyses and creating reports as required. Preference will be given to applicants having experience in Wastewater Treatment Plant operation. The ability to obtain an Illinois EPA Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License within one year of hire is mandatory. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and operate computers and computer related equipment is necessary.

Starting wage is $17.35 per hour.


Both positions include a competitive benefit package, including an IMRF pension. Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume to . Deadline to apply is March 5, 2018. The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon any status protected under local, state or federal law.





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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203