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Village of Wilmette, Leaf Collector (Seasonal)


The Village of Wilmette is seeking candidates to fill the Seasonal Leaf Collector position
beginning in October and continuing through mid-December. The position will work
Monday through Friday, approximately 40 hours per week from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

General Responsibilities:
Position works under the general direction of the Street Superintendent and will be
responsible for sweeping, raking, loading leaves, and other related tasks required during
the Leaf Collection Program.

Position Requirements:
Ideal candidate will have experience in general landscaping work, be familiar with tools
and equipment used in the industry. Must be at least 18 years old and have a High School
Diploma or equivalent (GED). Candidate must be able to follow verbal and written
instructions, work outdoors to include during adverse weather conditions, walk or stand
for prolonged periods of time, and possess a valid Illinois driver’s license.
The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine and
provide a copy of their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card that will to be retained by the

Hourly Rate:
The compensation rate is $18.16 per hour. There are no other fringe benefits.

Selection Process:
Conditional offer of employment will be contingent on the candidate successfully
completing a pre-employment physical examination, which includes a back evaluation
and drug and alcohol screening, background investigation, and a driver’s license records
check with the Secretary of State’s Office.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should complete an online employment application that can be
found on the Village’s Self-Service Employment Opportunities webpage at

The position will remain open until filed.

The Village of Wilmette is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is
an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are critical to the Village’s
success. The Village seeks to recruit the most talented individuals from a diverse candidate pool
and strongly encourages applications to be submitted from all genders, all races, all sexual
orientations, people with disabilities, and Military Veterans.


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