The City of Crest Hill is a suburban municipality with excellent schools, parks, walking trails and forest preserves located in the western portion of Will County and 33 miles southwest of Chicago’s Loop. Nearly 21,000 citizens reside within the 9 square miles of Crest Hill’s corporate boundaries. Major employers include Amazon, Rich’s Products, Frito Lay, and Menards. The City has 65 full-time and 3 part-time employees housed in the City Administration, Finance, Police, Economic Development, Public Works and Clerk’s Departments.
The City Engineer will play an integral role in the management, planning, and implementation of City infrastructure projects including the ground breaking of the planned new Public Works facility.
The successful candidate will have experience in the review of development plans and plats. A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required with five years civil engineering experience related to public infrastructure design and construction and traffic engineering. A Master’s degree in engineering, public administration, business administration, construction management, or a related field as well as municipal engineering experience and registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) is strongly preferred.
The starting salary is +/- $95,000 DOQ. The City provides a full complement of benefits including paid vacation, paid holidays, personal days, and sick time. Additional benefits include health and life insurance, participation in the employee wellness program, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMFR), and deferred compensation plans.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the City of Crest Hill at HR@cityofcresthill.com. Position open until filled.