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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following positions:

Position Title: Civil Engineer Trainee          Monthly Salary Range: $4275 - $5960
Position Location: Office of Water Resources, 2050 West Stearns Rd., Bartlett, IL (DuPage County)
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, 1 hour lunch, Saturday and Sunday off


Description of Duties:

Under immediate supervision, assists in the engineering review of permit applications for construction in and along the waters and regulated floodplains of the state; inspects proposed and approved construction.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience:

Requires a four year degree from an accredited college in engineering, or knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college in engineering. Emphasis on water resources and engineer in training license in Illinois is preferred.

Where to Apply: Loren Wobig One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 217-782-9130


Name Address Phone

Bargaining unit employees interested in bidding for this position should complete a Bid Form, attach it to an application, and submit it directly to the name and address listed above. Bid Forms may be obtained at any Department of Natural Resources facility. Employees wishing to transfer must submit a Transfer Request before the last date to apply, listed below.

*NOTE: In addition, employees who are interested in a promotion into this position must have a promotional grade. If you do not already have a promotional grade for this title, complete a Promotional Examination Application(CMS100B) and sent it directly to the Examining Division, 500 William G. Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706. In order to be considered for this vacancy, the CMS100B must be mailed to the Examining Division no later than the date listed below as the last day to apply.

The Department of Natural Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical stature and/or any non-merit factor in admission, treatment or employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217/785-0067.

DATE POSTED: August 29, 2016 LAST DAY TO APPLY: September 12, 2016

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Posted 8/29/16, Expires 9/12/16


Closing Date: When Filled
Salary: $20.20 - $24.00/hr. commensurate with relevant work experience
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S Eagle St, Naperville, IL
Department: Transportation, Engineering and Development

Job Description:

The City of Naperville’s Department of Transportation, Engineering and Development (TED) seeks a talented professional to join its Engineering Technician team, performing vital support functions related to City development, new construction, and municipal maintenance improvement programs. To better round out our Tech team’s skillsets, here we seek someone possessing knowledge and understanding of erosion, sediment, and storm water regulations.


The Engineering Technician inputs and manages data on computer systems; assists with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) development, editing and implementation; and coordinates work with other personnel in a team environment. Duties include technical support in the development, implementation and oversight of various public or private new construction, maintenance and improvement programs for the City’s infrastructure. You will become a vital member of the department’s technical team, supporting the Engineering, Development, Transportation and Planning groups. The Engineering Technician is responsible for implementing processes to gather, track and update data. The position performs surveying field work and improves the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) application, operation and maintenance.


Minimum position requirements include two years related of college or post-high school vocational education; two years work experience in a related field, and knowledge and understanding of erosion, sediment, and stormwater regulations. A valid State of Illinois Driver's License is required, and a work record of consistent reliability, accuracy & attention to detail is a must.

Candidates receiving the most consideration will: be proficient with (ESRI) GIS software; have knowledge of construction materials/methods; be skilled in the use of surveying & drafting equipment, and in AutoCAD; possess advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (including Access); and have proven abilities to communicate effectively (orally and in writing), to work independently and maintain positive, professional relationships with co-workers.

The ideal candidate will possess or be working toward CESSWI certification, and demonstrate knowledge of storm water and water quality regulations, engineering design/review and/or site development & permitting processes.

Additional Information:

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 146,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories.  In return for your “great service all the time,” we’ll provide you with a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, a competitive benefits package, and free access to the Municipal Center employee fitness center.

APPLY AT: http://www.naperville.il.us/careers/, click on “find employment opportunities” then scroll down to ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN-Storm Water and apply.

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Posted 8/19/16, Expires 9/19/16

Gewalt Hamilton Associates is looking for an experienced Civil Engineer. The Civil Engineer will perform engineering design, modeling and permitting tasks for site design, roadway, storm and sanitary sewer projects, water main improvements, stormwater management and water resource improvements.

In addition, the candidate shall:

  • Be responsible for various engineering tasks related to project studies, designs and development of contract bid documents
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, and permits for projects.
  • Prepare design computations and quantity estimates.
  • Stormwater system design and analysis including detention, conveyance system and stormwater quality BMPs.
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and preparation of drainage/hydraulic reports related to site and roadway improvement projects.
  • Perform computer drafting on projects with AutoCAD program.
  • Coordinate project assignments with other engineers and technicians within the Division.

Required Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 3 to 8 years of directly civil engineering, municipal engineering or design experience.
  • Engineering Intern (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Illinois.
  • Proficiency with federal, state, and local stormwater and floodplain permitting and experience in obtaining various permits.
  • Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and design of stormwater management systems.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the following engineering design and office software:
    • AutoCAD or Microstation
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)
    • GIS
  • Demonstrated proficiency in stormwater modeling software such as:
    • PondPack or TR20
    • XPSWMM

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision and as part of a larger team
  • Self-starting, detail-oriented individual, with organizational and interpersonal skills essential.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed oral instructions.
  • A strong work ethic with the desire to learn and achieve.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines.

Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter and resume to


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Posted 8/9/16, Expires 9/9/16

Technical Manager / Environmental Scientist / Engineer
Des Plaines River Watershed Workgroup
Libertyville, IL

The Technical Manager (TM) position is a permanent, part-time contractor. The TM will work with the Des Plaines River Watershed Workgroup (DRWW) Executive Board, Committees, Members, Administrative Group and regulatory agencies. The TM will work as part of a team to implement; a comprehensive monitoring program (aquatic life, physical habitat, dissolved oxygen, water column and sediment chemistry and chloride management strategies); watershed assessment activities; nutrient removal planning; nutrient trading programs, and to pursue and manage grant and funding opportunities related to the work of the DRWW.

Pay Rate: $35 - $50 per hour DOQ

Required Contractor Qualifications:

  • BS (MS or higher degree desirable) in environmental engineering, earth sciences, or related field.
  • 7 years+ of professional experience in environmental consulting, water quality monitoring, wastewater management, stormwater management, watershed management or environmental project management.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and present complex data.
  • Experience and ability presenting technical matter to various audiences.
  • Familiarity with the Clean Water Act and related POTW/MS4 regulations.
  • Familiarity with various agency grant and funding programs.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Pre-established or ability to become established with a business entity (e.g., Sole Proprietorship,LLC, Cooperative, Corporation, Not-for-Profit).

Deadline for Qualifications Submission: September 1, 2016

Please submit your professional qualifications to mwarner@lakecountyil.gov

For more information on the DRWW, please visit our website at www.DRWW.org

Posted 8/8/16, Expires 9/1/16


Hey and Associates, Inc. is currently seeking a mid-level Civil Engineer. The position may be located in either our Volo or Chicago office. This person will have an opportunity to work with public and private sector clients to design, permit and oversee a broad range of projects. Duties include functioning as the project engineer or project manager on infrastructure or land development projects including water resources projects, municipal streets, water distribution systems, sanitary collection systems, and stormwater management systems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 4+ years of related experience
  • PE or ability to obtain PE within 1 year of start date
  • Experience with the study, planning, design, permitting and project management of municipal transportation projects, stormwater projects, water and sewer infrastructure
  • Experience with construction oversight, IDOT construction certifications are desirable
  • Familiarity of industry practices and regulations
  • Background in water resources engineering and IDOT procedures


  • Project management and engineering for municipal road, water, sewer, and drainage infrastructure projects including studies, preliminary and final design, permitting, and construction oversight
  • Maintain and develop positive client and team relationships
  • Perform field duties including construction observation and survey

This is an opportunity to grow your career in a workplace that provides a supportive, challenging team environment. Hey provides generous health, and paid time off benefits starting on day one as well as a competitive salary and support of ongoing professional education and training. Hey is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workforce.

E-mail resumes to: volo@heyassoc.com


Posted 7/15/16, Expires 8/15/16


The Village of Downers Grove provides exceptional service with great employees. If you want to be part of a culture that values the excellence that results from communication, teamwork and innovation, the Village of Downers Grove is for you. The Village’s success is built on an internal leadership philosophy that:

  • Communication makes us better
  • We should be tough on issues and easy on people
  • The best ideas can come from everyone and anyone

The Village is accepting applications for a Staff Development Engineer. Successful candidates demonstrate a passion for the work, a knowledge of stormwater regulations, a positive internal and external customer service attitude, adaptability and an ability to understand and balance competing priorities.

The position would assist the Community Development Department in reviewing development proposals and processing building and development permits by examining and evaluating construction documents for code compliance.

Examples of Major Duties:

  • Provide design and drafting support for Water Resources aspects of highway design, site, and facility projects including storm drain systems, SWM facilities, erosion and sediment control and other related aspects.
  • Review land development plans, subdivision plans, and related stormwater studies for accuracy, applicability and compliance with relevant laws, regulations, codes and ordinances.
  • Serve as primary coordinator & customer contact for stormwater permits and coordinate comments from other departments (building, fire prevention, public works and zoning) to compose complete and accurate permit review correspondence to permit applicants.
  • Conduct site visits to clarify review issues and concerns and perform inspections to ensure project completion.
  • Complete permit reviews in a consistently short review time while assuring accurate, reasonable, understandable and high quality review content; review time target for first review is 10 business days.
  • Provide technical assistance related to the stormwater ordinance and development regulations to Village staff, permit applicants, and general public.
  • Be the primary point of contact for outside engineering consultants who assist with permit reviews.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

The ideal Staff Development Engineer candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and four years of experience reviewing construction permits and development plans, or a combination of practical construction experience and education which produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Registered Professional Engineer with the State of Illinois preferred and Certification as a Floodplain Manager desirable.

Position requires effective public contact, ability to exercise good judgment, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work independently. Qualified candidates must have ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, high volume, demanding environment.

Starting salary DOQ

Excellent Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Prescription Participation Plan coverage
  • Vacation/Sick time
  • Paid Holidays
  • IMRF Pension

Complete the online application at: publicjobline.com.
Only online applications will be accepted.


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Posted 7/11/16, Expires 8/11/16


Stormwater Administrator performs a wide variety of tasks involved in the management of stormwater including compliance with regulations, infrastructure, and development related services. This is a responsible, professional position that acts as the designated Stormwater and Flood Plain Ordinance Administrator and CRS Program Coordinator for the Village. Job duties include overseeing the National Flood Insurance Program requirements, NPDES permits and IDDE program; overseeing the work of environmental consultants; reviewing requests for credits and incentives for the Stormwater Utility, interpreting maps, plats, and legal descriptions; engineering elevation surveys; assisting the Village attorney with legal issues related to stormwater, floodplains, and wetlands; conducting technical research on stormwater issues; and preparing reports and recommendations.

Additional functions include, but are not limited to, frequent contacts with the public; acting as liaison to the Village Stormwater and Floodplain Oversight Committee; representing the Village with regulatory agencies and at a variety of meetings; performing administrative and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of:

  • Stormwater and water quality regulations;
  • Engineering design/review processes and procedures;
  • Site development and permitting processes, and municipal code enforcement procedures; and
  • Management/supervisory principles and practices.



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering with technical courses in the principles of stormwater design and floodplain management.

Four to six years or progressively responsible experience in civil engineering with some experience in the regulation of stormwater and floodplain activities preferred.


Minimum of four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in civil engineering with some experience in the regulation of stormwater and floodplain activities preferred. Excellent customer skills are desirable.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid Illinois Class D Driver’s License
Registered Professional Engineering License
Certified Floodplain Manager preferred

Complete the online application at: http://www.publicjobline.com. Only online applications will be accepted.

Deadline date is June 16, 2016.


About the Village of Downers Grove

The Village of Downers Grove, IL, population 48,867, is located 22 miles west of Chicago. Convenient access to Chicago via rail and several major expressways make Downers Grove a prime location to live, work and do business. Several major corporations have business operations in Downers Grove including Advocate Health Care, Dover Corporation, Pepperidge Farm, DeVry, Inc. and Sanford, maker of Sharpie and Paper Mate. Highly ranked schools were a top factor in Downers Grove being named one of the Top 10 Livable Cities for kids by Livability.com. Downers Grove has also been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Friendliest Towns.

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Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16


The Village of Carol Stream seeks a qualified and motivated individual to perform a broad range of stormwater management functions including compliance with regulations, review and analysis of stormwater related submittals, and the investigation of complaints. Responsibilities include serving as the Village’s official Stormwater Administrator managing the Village’s MS4 permit, TMDL’s, Notice of Intent under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Stormwater Ordinance and preparation of various stormwater reports and studies. Reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, this position works directly with architects, contractors, builders and the public to explain requirements, ensure legal compliance, and diagnose and resolve stormwater related permitting and construction issues.

Qualified individuals must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field;
  • Minimum of four years of progressively responsible professional civil engineering experience including stormwater management, and at least one year in one of the following areas: professional engineering design, project management, public works, water resources engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field;
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain within one year;
  • Ability to work occasional evenings or weekends during disaster or emergency response operations;
  • Possession of a valid Illinois Vehicle Operators License;
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is desirable

The salary range for this position is $70,287 - $100,053. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package provided. Submit resume with cover letter via the Job Opportunities section of our website www.carolstream.org.

Interested candidates should submit requested information by June 21, 2016. EOE

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Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16

The Conservation Foundation (TCF) is one of the region’s oldest and largest not-for-profit land and watershed conservation organizations. Founded in 1972, TCF has helped preserve nearly 33,000 acres of open space, restored and cleaned miles of rivers and streams, and educated thousands of kids by engaging them in nature and the outdoors. Work is focused in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties to preserve and restore nature at the local level and to provide a reasoned voice for conservation in northeast Illinois.

TCF is a founding member of the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup (DRSCW). The DRSCW contracts professional staffing services through TCF. TCF will hire one FTE, dedicated 100% to the DRSCW. The DRSCW is a data-driven, forward-thinking, not-for-profit organization that analyzes and implements strategies to achieve Clean Water Act (CWA) goals in the DuPage River and Salt Creek Watersheds. The DRSCW is a coalition of publicly owned treatment works, local governments, citizen advocacy groups, and professional firms focused on meeting the designated use for aquatic life. In 2005, the DRSCW formed in response to Total Maximum Daily Load development in the program area, and is recognized by Illinois EPA and US EPA as a leader in watershed-based planning and implementation.

Position Title: Environmental Scientist/Engineer Status: Full Time
Project: DRSCW Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Watershed Protection Location: Naperville, Illinois
Travel: Local and regional travel required Schedule: Flexible Work Schedule
Compensation Package: $55,000 - $70,000 Benefits: Benefits Package Available

Environmental Scientist/Engineer will work with the DRSCW watershed management team and report to the Director of Watershed Protection. The Environmental Scientist/Engineer will work as part of a team to implement stream enhancement projects, basin assessment activities, nutrient removal planning, and nutrient trading programs. Additionally, the Environmental Scientist/Engineer may oversee core activities including a comprehensive monitoring program (aquatic life, physical habitat, dissolved oxygen, water column chemistry and sediment chemistry) and chloride management strategies.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS (MS preferred) in environmental engineering, earth sciences, data management or related area.
  • 4 plus years of professional experience in environmental consulting, water quality monitoring, wastewater management, stormwater management, watershed management or environmental project management.
  • Competence in ARC GIS.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and present complex data.
  • Experience and ability presenting technical matter to various audiences.
  • Familiarity with the Clean Water Act preferred.
  • Self-motivated.

Deadline to Apply:

  • July 11, 2016 12:00 PM (mid-day)

Please submit your professional qualifications to watersheds@theconservationfoundation.org.

The Conservation Foundation’s Mission: We preserve and restore natural areas and open space, protect rivers and watersheds, and promote stewardship of our environment.

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Posted 6/8/16, Expires 7/8/16


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