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Organization:  Village of Fox Lake
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Fox Lake
Post Code:  60020
Salary and Benefits:  $72,000 +/- DOQ

FOX LAKE, IL (10,579): The Village of Fox Lake, a well-known resort and recreational community in northeastern Illinois, seeks a progressive, highly skilled professional for the position of Civil Engineer in the Community Development Department. The Village of Fox Lake is located in northern Lake County, approximately 55 miles north of Chicago and is accessible via Metra rail. The successful candidate will perform complex, technical engineering reviews and inspections and serve as the Village’s official Building Commissioner. The position reports to, and works directly under the Village Administrator.

The Civil Engineer will review building engineering plans, subdivision plans, plats, permits, applications for compliance with storm water management and other legal documents for compliance with Village standards and acceptable engineering practices. This position is responsible for plan reviews and construction inspection, and will analyze a variety of data to determine requirements to meet engineering objectives and comply with all current codes and criteria. The Civil Engineer is expected to work closely with the Zoning Board, Plan Commission and Community Development Department to ensure that projects are ready for appropriate review and discussion.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering and possess Professional Engineer certification in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain certification within six (6) months of hire. Candidates should have at least three (3) years of civil engineering/municipal engineering experience, with some experience working with the Illinois Department of Transportation. ICC Certified Plan Reviewer, Commercial and Residential Inspector preferred. Certified Floodplain Manager recommended. Ability to obtain Lake County Stormwater Manager Commission (LCSMC) Enforcement Officer Certification is desirable.

The successful candidate shall possess the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with elected and appointed officials, developers, architects, contractors, engineers, employees and the general public. Candidates are expected to have a thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices and methods, as applicable to a municipal setting. Skills in AutoCad, GIS, Autodesk and survey equipment are a necessity. Candidate must be familiar with basic office skills as well as Microsoft Office software and applications.

Salary is $72,000 +/- DOQ with a competitive benefit package. Residency in the Village of Fox Lake is not required. A complete job description can be found on the Village’s website at www.foxlake.org.  Interested candidates should mail a cover letter and resume, along with three (3) professional references to Anne Marrin, Village Administrator, 66 Thillen Drive, Fox Lake, Illinois 60020 or by email to marrina@foxlake.org . The position will remain open until filled, but the Village wishes to move quickly with the interview process. The Village of Fox Lake is an EOE Employer.

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