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Village of Oak Brook, Maintenance Worker

JOB SUMMARY:  The Village of Oak Brook Public Works Department seeks Maintenance Worker I candidates. Under supervision of the Supervisor/Lead Worker, the incumbent performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, repair and installation of Village equipment, systems, facilities and sites. Normal hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.  After hour tasks and emergency situations require ability to work beyond normal business hours.


The ideal candidate will be coachable and possess a positive attitude, willingness to learn, ability to clearly communicate and fit into a team environment– a key to the Department’s success.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, but are not limited to:

  • Perform maintenance and repairs to Village water and storm sewers, roads, bike pathways, facilities, landscaping, forestry, recreational properties and equipment
  • Safely and efficiently work with hand tools and mechanical equipment and vehicles
  • Properly use computer technology for email, spreadsheets, GIS mapping and databases
  • Perform snow and ice removal
  • Communicate effectively; Follow verbal and written direction
  • Function effectively in emergency situations
  • Maintain and repair water lines, valves, hydrants, water wells and facilities; install and replace water mains, valves, hydrants and service lines
  • Maintain and repair sewer laterals, mains, lift stations; install and replace sewer laterals and mains
  • Maintain and repair streets: pothole patching, asphalt repairs; concrete curbs, gutters, sidewalks; striping, signage and lighting
  • Repair and install irrigation systems and landscaping
  • Perform tasks for extended periods and in unfavorable weather conditions; Perform heavy manual labor
  • Read and interpret drawings and blueprints
  • Operate and maintain equipment, power tools, and construction equipment such as dump trucks, front-end loader, backhoe, grader, tractors, compressor, jack hammer, and concrete saw
  • Perform after-hours emergency work and on-call duties on a rotating basis.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license at time of hire
  • Valid Illinois CDL Class A driver’s license or ability to obtain within 180 days
  • Excellent driving record
  • Ability to work in inclement weather; be physically fit to lift, stand, stoop, kneel
  • One year direct municipal experience or other public agency in public works or maintenance is preferred


APPLY TODAY! Submit the Village application to by April 10, 2023. Employment Application and Village of Oak Brook information is at: The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


COMPENSATION and BENEFITS:  $54,433 annually. The Village offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, IMRF pension, paid time off, and professional development.


SELECTION process may consist of an application review, interviews, reference checks, and other verifications. Chosen candidates are subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and DOT drug screen.


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