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Village of Northbrook, Maintenance Worker

The Northbrook Public Works Department seeks a safety oriented individual for the position of MAINTENANCE WORKER to perform a variety of manual labor tasks requiring varying skill levels. Under general supervision, the position of Maintenance Worker operates and maintains the Village’s infrastructure and buildings. This position works indoors and outdoors throughout the year in all weather conditions. The ideal candidate for this position will be one who can work as part of a team, has a strong work ethic, and is willing to learn and perform a variety of maintenance and construction related activities.


Essential job duties include snow removal with vehicle mounted plows and hand shovels, the care maintenance of the Village’s facilities, pavement and sidewalk removal and replacement, maintenance of traffic signage and signals, use of hand and power tools in construction related activities such as underground utility installation and repairs, repair of concrete and asphalt pavement, and operating construction equipment in addition to heavy duty and specialized equipment. The individual selected for this position is also required to work and respond to emergencies after hours as needed.


Experience in all construction and building related fields and disciplines are preferred.  Position requires a high school diploma or GED, two years Public Works, construction or building trade experience. Position requires the ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Drivers License with Air Brake endorsement within 3 months of date hired. Residency within 25 miles of the Village’s Public Works Center is required at the time of employment or the candidate will be expected show proof of residency within the 25 mile radius within 9 months of employment.


Candidates with relevant experience may be eligible to start at a step of the wage scale commensurate with their experience. The Village offers a generous benefit package including but not limited to:


  • Uniform allowance
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal holidays
  • No employee contribution for Health Insurance Premium
  • IMRF pension as well as retirement savings account


If this exciting opportunity sounds right for you, download and complete an application today!


Position will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The application form can be found at Qualified individuals interested in being considered for the position should email the application form and resume to: with Maintenance Worker in the subject field.



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