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Village of Willowbrook, Maintenance Worker

The Village of Willowbrook is seeking candidates for a Maintenance Worker position within the Village’s Public Works Department. This is a full-time position that performs activities as they relate to the operations of the Public Works Department.

Essential Functions/Duties
Including, but not limited to: The position performs the maintenance and repairs to Village water and storm sewer systems, roads, multi-use pathways, facilities, landscaping, forestry, parks and recreational facilities, and equipment. Work includes operating a wide variety of light and heavy equipment, hand and power tools, the use of technology including computers, spreadsheets, email, GIS mapping, tablets, and physical labor working in inclement weather conditions as necessary.
The successful candidate will assist all Public Works operations as necessary and demonstrate the ability to operate specialized motor vehicles and equipment. Additional work will include snow removal operations, be willing and available to be on-call and respond to after-hours callbacks and emergency situations as necessary.
All functions of this position must perform work in accordance with the Village’s safety policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Municipal experience is preferred. Class C Water Operator, Arborist, Automotive Service Excellence, or other high level certifications are desirable. Candidates must have a valid Illinois Class B CDL driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 180 days of employment.

Qualified applicants should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and have excellent customer service skills when dealing with the public. Position requires problem solving skills, good judgment and outstanding organizational and time management skills. Candidates should be detail oriented with multi-tasking capabilities to work in a fast-paced environment.

The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Weekend and/or night hours will be required as circumstances dictate for emergency work and snow removal operations. Must be willing and available to be on-call and respond to after-hours callbacks and emergency situations as necessary.

Additional Information
The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $87,000 DOQ. This position is classified as a full-time, non-exempt, non-union position. The Village provides a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension, retirement plans, paid sick, vacation, holiday, personal time, and more.

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee reference check, criminal background check, and DOT drug screening.
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Alex Arteaga (, Assistant Village Administrator. Applicants must indicate “Maintenance Worker” in the subject line of their e-mail. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Alex Arteaga, at (630) 920-2263 or


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