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Employment Opportunities

Please note that all District positions have a travel requirement that can vary by department and must possess an Illinois Drivers License in good standing. A successful candidate must comply with these requirements within six months of employment.

General Application

To be considered for any position, you must complete and return our Application for Employment. You may also include a resume. We will keep the applications on file and will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

Your Application and resume should be mailed to the District at our business address, emailed to careers@dgsd.org or faxed to us at (630) 969-0827.

Read the summary of District Benefits for full-time staff.

Contractor Bid Notices

Contractors interested in the District’s publicly bid projects should check the Public Notice Illinois website at: http://www.publicnoticeillinois.com.

2019 WAS Thickener Bid Notice

2019 WAS Thickener Bid Notice


Project Bid Tab

Bid Tab

1. Time and Place of Opening Bids. Sealed proposals for the construction of the Wastewater Treatment Center WAS Thickener for the Downers Grove Sanitary District of DuPage County, Illinois will be received at the Administration Center at 2710 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 until 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 14th, and at that time will be publicly opened and (lump sum bid or unit price total) read aloud.

2. Description of Work. The proposed construction consists of the relocation of grease pumping equipment and grinder, replacement of waste activated sludge (WAS) pump, and construction of a Volute Thickener and thickened waste activated sludge (TWAS) pump; and all necessary structural, piping, electrical, and other miscellaneous items of work.

3. Information for Bidders. All pertinent documents may be examined at the Downers Grove Sanitary District Office – Administration Center at 2710 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515.

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from QuestCDN Construction Data Network, http://bit.ly/23V1i2M, or from the Owner, Downers Grove Sanitary District, at the above physical address upon a non-refundable payment of $15.00 per set.

Not less than the prevailing rate of wages as determined by the Department of Labor or determined by the court on review shall be paid to all laborers, workmen and mechanics performing work under this contract.

The Downers Grove Sanitary District is exempt from the Illinois State, municipal or county Retailers Occupation Tax, Service Occupation Tax, Use Tax, and Service Use Tax as described in Illinois Compiled Statute Chapter 35.  Bid prices shall not include the cost of such taxes.

All Bids must be accompanied by a Bidder’s bond, certified check, bank cashier’s check or bank draft payable to the Downers Grove Sanitary District for ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the Bid as provided in the Bidder Instructions.

A Pre-Bid Conference of all prospective Bidders and/or their representatives will be held at the District’s Administration Center at 2710 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 on Thursday, August 1st at 10:00 A.M.  Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference.

4. Rejection of Bids. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive technicalities.  Unless the Bids are rejected for good cause, award of contract shall be made to the lowest responsible and responsive Bidder.

Sale of Used Equipment

There is currently no equipment for sale at this time. Please check back in the future as this section can be frequently updated.

Sewer Problems? Call (630) 969-0664
Our technicians are available at all hours to help you.

Contact Information

2710 Curtiss Street
P.O. Box 1412
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515-0703

Phone: (630) 969-0664
Fax: (630) 969-0827

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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