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Construction System Worker 1

The City of Freeport, Public Works Department, Water and Sewer Division is accepting applications for a full-time Construction System Worker I.  Field Service Technicians work with Field Crews that perform duties that include: location and marking of buried water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure as requested by JULIE; locate and operate valves; install, repair, and replace water and wastewater services, water mains, hydrants, valves, and stormwater infrastructure; make water main taps as required; repair broken or damaged wastewater collection mains; operate and maintain hand tools and power tools; interact with other divisions of the Public Works Department; interact courteously with the public; responds to on-call emergencies and repairs as needed. Qualified applicants must obtain a CDL with air brake endorsement within 30 days of hire. Must be willing and able to work outside during extreme weather conditions. Preferred candidates will have water or wastewater utility experience, and/or experience operating heavy equipment.  Exceptions may be made for enthusiastic applicants with a good work record and excellent references.  Applicants must be willing to live within 20 miles of City Yards within four months of hire.  The starting wage is $18.66 per hour. Applications/resumes should be submitted to Human Resources at, or dropped off at 314 W. Stephenson St. Freeport, IL. The City is accepting applications until the position is filled. The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse workforce.


Junior Accountant

Reporting to the City’s Director of Finance, the Junior Accountant is responsible for processing the City’s payroll, to include running various payroll reports, W-2’s and 1099’s.  This position is also responsible for accounts payable and receivable functions.  Minimum requirements include an Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, or the equivalent in on-the-job accounting/payroll experience.  Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll procedures, as well as excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, competent keyboarding and calculator skills, strong attention to detail and strong analytical aptitude is also required.

Starting salary is $16.00 to $18.00 per hour, with a benefit package that includes an IMRF pension, health insurance and more.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.  The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon any status protected under local, state or federal law.  We welcome a diverse workforce.  For consideration please email cover letter and resume to City of Freeport HR Manager at


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