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Wastewater Plant Operator / Laborer

Are you looking for a rewarding and long-term career with excellent pay and benefits? The Galesburg Sanitary District has an opening for a Wastewater Plant Operator/Laborer. Join us as we “build our future” – apply today!

You can find an employment application at the District’s website www.galesburgsanitarydistrict.org. Complete your application, print, and email it to info@gbgsd.org

The Wastewater Plant Operator/Laborer monitors and maintains Galesburg’s wastewater treatment facility and its processes.

Job requirements:

  • The ability to obtain a Class 4 wastewater certification
  • Physical demands include walking, bending, kneeling, reaching, and climbing stairs and ladders and lifting 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to read, understand and follow written procedures, work instructions and safety rules
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Experience using tools
  • Experience operating equipment such as skid loaders and tractors
  • Basic computer skills



  • Work with a knowledgeable and motivated team
  • $26.96 per hour, full-time
  • Pension plan
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance

Galesburg Sanitary District

2700 West Main St

Galesburg Il, 61401

Phone: (309)-342-0131

Fax: (309)-342-2842