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 range is $80,000 - $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 online at: http://www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment First review of candidates will occur on December 4, 2017.
For Questions Contact:
Mike Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at (224) 261-8366 or email@example.com
The Village of Libertyville is an Equal Opportunity Employer