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Village of Forest View, Part-time Custodian

Village of Forest View

Forest View, Illinois

The Village of Forest View, Illinois is seeking a responsible and energetic individual for the position of part-time custodian. Forest View is located in Cook County and is a small community which borders the outskirts of Chicago. Per the 2020 census the population is 792 and is primarily an industrial corridor adjacent to the Chicago neighborhood of Garfield Ridge. Forest View is close to major highways and public transportation.

The position will take primary direction from the Superintendent of Public Works, and respond to office staff requests and directions as needed. In general, job involves cleaning and light maintenance of a government office and community use building.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

– Perform general cleaning, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming; sanitizing according to established and developing protocols.

– Set ups for various meetings and special events.

– Assist in 2-person jobs.

– Collect and remove trash and recyclables.

– Clean rest room facilities and replenish supplies there and elsewhere in the building.

– Clean assigned areas including dusting or wiping down furniture, fixtures, walls, windows, window sills, blinds and vents, and change light bulbs.

–  Sweep designated outdoor areas, and shovel snow from walkways. Salt walkways as needed.

– Assist with basic repairs and maintenance of the building.

– Assist with Food Pantry: restocking (including lifting, transferring, and organizing cases of canned goods) and pre-packing shelf stable food bags, moving items to public access space.

– When necessary, open, close, and monitor the building during community room rentals.

Candidate must be willing to take direction and then work independently. Candidate must be personable for interaction with clients of the employer who come for services or utilize the spaces. Applicants must be able to climb ladders and lift at least 50 lbs. The position will require 15 to 25 hours per week with an hourly rate of $20.62 per hour, depending on qualifications. Employment hours of the position are daytime weekdays, and possibly occasional weekends.

Interested candidates should visit, and submit a general application and resume to the Forest View Superintendent of Public Works, Francis Filec at by 5:00 pm, June 30, 2024.


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