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Village of Winnetka, Seasonal Laborer

Winnetka’s Public Works Department is seeking applicants for the temporary full-time position of Seasonal Laborer. Key responsibilities include: performing unskilled labor in the Streets and Sewer divisions; operating a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of water, sanitary sewer, street, and storm drainage facilities and systems.

Primary Duties:

  • Perform pavement maintenance, repair, removal, and disposal.
  • Perform parkway/roadside maintenance removal of stump cuttings, backfilling, repairing, and seeding disturbed parkway areas.
  • Sidewalk removal, replacement, and repairs.
  • Brush and bush trimming; mowing roadside vegetation.
  • Assist with installing traffic control, street signage, and pavement markings.
  • Patch cracks in underground vaults and manholes; brush or spray walls with waterproof compounds.
  • Lift, carry, and/or wheel heavy material.
  • Read maps, blueprints, and take measurements.
  • Provide janitorial services at Village facilities.
  • Assist with refuse and yard waste collection.
  • Assist with leaf collection.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
  • One to three months related experience or training preferred.
  • Working knowledge of general public works labor activities.
  • Ability to read, clearly speak, and legibly write the English language.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Typical work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 40 hours weekly, Monday through Friday.  Work is performed in outdoor weather conditions and in close proximity to vehicular traffic.

Hourly Rate:  $20 – $25 per hour depending on qualifications.

Position is open until filled. 

Applications must be completed online at www.villageofwinnetka.org.

For questions or assistance, please contact Ann Eriksson, Human Resources Manager, at (847) 716-3546 or aeriksson@winnetka.org.

 

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