VILLAGE OF LIBERTYVILLE, ILLINOIS
GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment of candidates and selection process for the position of Facility Manager for the Village of Libertyville. The position offers a mix of administrative and routine maintenance duties and is ideal for a person with a good working knowledge of building systems who embraces a “roll up the sleeves” approach to the job.
About the Community
Libertyville (pop. 20,315) is a charming, vibrant community with a thriving downtown and excellent schools strategically located in Lake County, just 7 miles west of Lake Michigan and 37 miles north of Chicago. This highly regarded Village provides its residents and visitors with an abundance of recreational, dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities. A family oriented community, residents enjoy high quality municipal services, beautiful parks and open spaces and a variety of recreational options. Libertyville is a politically stable, fiscally strong community with a $60 million total budget and 162 full time and 200 part-time employees. Libertyville is a full service non-home rule community providing, police, fire, public works (including wastewater treatment), community development, finance and recreation.
Village Government and Public Works Department
The Village is governed by a Village President and a Board of six Trustees, (the “Village Board”). With the approval of the Board, the Village President appoints a Village Administrator who manages the day to day affairs of the Village. The Libertyville Public Works Department is a fully accredited department by the American Public Works Association. The department was initially accredited in 2005 and re-accredited in 2009 and 2014. Public Works is comprised of five operating functions: Engineering, Fleet Services, Streets & Utilities, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Parks Maintenance.
Position Responsibilities and Requirements
The Facility Manager will report to the Deputy Director of Public Works. Key position responsibilities include the following:
Qualified individuals will possess a high school diploma and minimum of three years experience in building maintenance. An Associate Degree is preferred. Top tier candidates will have some municipal facility management experience, and a solid understanding of HVAC and electrical systems. Candidates with equivalent training and work experience are encouraged to apply.
Compensation and Benefits
The starting salary is $90,000 +/- DOQ. A comprehensive benefit package includes health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance and participation in a pension program. The Village also offers paid vacation, holidays, personal days and sick time. The Village will consider applicants, such as IMRF pensioners, who prefer a contract arrangement.
Candidates should apply with a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic submission required. First review of candidates will occur on August 11, 2017.
For Questions Contact:
Mike Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at (224) 261-8366 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mysi DeSantis, Human Resources Generalist, GovHR USA at (847) 380-3169 or email@example.com
The Village of Libertyville is an Equal Opportunity Employer