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Village of Elk Grove, Seasonal Public Works

Elk Grove Village (population 33,127 with a daytime population near 100,000) is located in Cook and DuPage Counties adjacent to O’Hare International Airport.  Elk Grove Village is home to the nation’s largest contiguous business park, with approximately 3,600 businesses calling the 5-square-mile park their home.

Are you looking for a fun and local job this summer?  Then, join our team at Elk Grove Village.  Whether you just graduated high school and are interested in a career in Public Works or looking to spend your summer working outdoors before heading off to school in the fall, many unique opportunities are available with Elk Grove Village.

The Village of Elk Grove is pleased to announce the offering of Summer Seasonal positions with the Village’s Public Works Department. Summer Seasonal(s) primarily work to complete tasks involving manual labor.  Some typical tasks of a Summer Seasonal are painting, janitorial, light carpentry, watering trees, tree planting, and setting up for special events.

In addition to summer seasonal positions with the Village’s Public Works Department, a few positions are available within Departments at Village Hall for students with urban planning/architecture, human resources, and finance majors.

Selection will be based on qualifications.

Summer Seasonal typically works from May to August.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2024 High School Graduate or currently enrolled in College
  • Ability to work outdoors/all weather conditions
  • A valid Illinois Driver’s License and a Safe Driving Record
  • Ability to work 3 – 5 days, 24-40 hours per week

SUMMER WORK DATES: May 2024 – August 2024

HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday
Public Works Department from 6:30 am – 3:00 pm
Village Hall from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm


OPENING DATE: Wednesday, February 7, 2024

CLOSING DATE: Friday, May 10, 2024

To Apply: Click the “Apply” button on the top right corner of this webpage.

Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may be contacted for an interview.

All other inquiries should be directed to the Office of Human Resources. Tel: 847-357-4020 Email:



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