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Village of La Grange Park, Maintenance Worker I

MAINTENANCE WORKER I

Position Description: The Village of La Grange Park, Illinois (pop. 13,475) is seeking an energetic and highly motivated professional for the full-time position of Maintenance Worker I in Public Works. Functions of the department involve performing a variety of maintenance work in the care and upkeep of streets, parkways, water lines, sewers, and other facilities. This position is under the general supervision of the Director of Public Works. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to operate hand and power tools.
  • Ability to operate heavy machinery (including backhoe, end loader, and snowplow).
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor and construction work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies after normal working hours (7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.).
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner for community snow removal and ice control.
  • Ability to follow safe work practices.
  • Promotes and maintains responsive community relations

The Maintenance Worker I must be able to work independently and as part of a team. This position reports to the Director of Public Works.

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must possess a CDL Class B Driver’s License with air brake endorsement or be able to obtain it within six months of employment. Prior experience in utility construction or Public Works is preferred. Possession of an Arborist License and/or a State of Illinois Class C Water License is also preferred.

Pay Rate: This is a full-time union position in the Public Works Department. Salary range is $50,306.25 – $69,348.95 with excellent benefits. The position is eligible for overtime pay.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and application by mail to: Ana Slejza, Village of La Grange Park, 447 N. Catherine Avenue, La Grange Park, IL 60526; or by email to: aslejza@lagrangepark.org. Applications are available on the Village’s website under Employment Opportunities.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration for this position. First review of applications will occur July 26, 2024. Position will remain open until filled.

 

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