Employment

Open Position: Summer Roadside Mowing

Duties of the Position:
The majority of this work will consist of mowing roadsides with heavy equipment. Some other activities include performing maintenance and repairs on this mowing equipment and assisting full time employees with traffic control operations. Opportunities for advancement and pay increases exist for returning seasonal employees

Required Experience and Education:
– Must be 18 years of age by the agreed hire date.
– Have a valid driver’s license.
– Be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
– Have ability to maintain a high level of visual attention.
– Must also be able to reach, squat, kneel, bend, carry, push, pull and grip objects intermittently during the course of work.
– Have ability to work in a standing or seated position for extended periods of time.

Qualified applicants should should complete a Job Application and return to:
Ogle County Highway Department
1989 S IL Route 2
Oregon, IL  61061

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Open Position: Assistant County Engineer

Duties of the Position: 
Perform or oversee Phase I, II, and III engineering services for Ogle County Highway Department projects and Ogle County Township projects as requested. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning, program development, project implementation, construction, permitting, and construction engineering for the County Highway Department. The position serves as Program Manager for the Ogle County NBIS bridge inspections and Radiation Safety Officer for the Ogle County nuclear gauges. This position directly supervises technical staff as well as provides technical assistance to Ogle County maintenance staff. Other duties as assigned by the County Engineer.

Required Experience and Education:
Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and shall be capable of becoming a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois, current registration is a benefit. In addition, successful candidates should have at least 2 years of experience in the construction, design, or maintenance of highways. Experience in project management and/or supervisory capacity is desired.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of introduction, resume, and salary requirements to:
Jeremy A. Ciesiel, P.E.
Ogle County Engineer
1989 S IL Route 2
Oregon, IL  61061

In lieu of hard copies, “pdf” files may be sent via email to highway@oglecounty.org.


Open Position: Civil Engineer

Duties of the Position: 
Work activities include, but are not limited to, preparation and coordination of County maintenance program, construction inspection of same, design and preparation of County and Township construction plans, construction stakeout and inspection of County projects, and construction inspection of subdivisions.  May be required to perform bridge inspection and inventory as required by the NBIS. Other duties as assigned by the County Engineer.

Required Experience and Education:
Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Construction Engineering and have taken the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.  Must be pursuing Professional Engineer license.  In addition, successful candidates should have at least 1 summer or semester of prior experience as an intern in the engineering or surveying field.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of introduction, resume, and transcript to:
Jeremy A. Ciesiel, P.E.
Ogle County Engineer
1989 S IL Route 2
Oregon, IL  61061

In lieu of hard copies, “pdf” files may be sent via email to highway@oglecounty.org.