Public Works Laborer
The Village of Elburn, Illinois, is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Laborer. This position is a full-time staff level employee in the Public Works Department and reports directly to the Public Works Foreman. The position is responsible for all aspects of work performed by the Public Works Department, as assigned, to include the maintenance of streets, parks, buildings, trees, potable water system, waste water treatment plant, storm water systems, and snow plowing.
The incumbent of this position operates vehicles, trucks, and other motorized equipment, and uses a variety of tools/equipment necessary to accomplish the work of the Public Works Department. The incumbent of this position may be called out on a 24-hour basis during Village emergency situations, as necessary.
This position requires the ability to work overtime including nights, weekends and holidays, perform heavy lifting and manual tasks, and work in inclement weather
Desired qualifications include, but is not limited to the possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license (must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within six months of hire date), water and/or wastewater classification licenses, completion of high school or equivalent, and vocational training or two years related work experience. Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, vehicle and mechanical maintenance is also desired.
The successful candidate shall be able to demonstrate an ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment.
The Village of Elburn offers a competitive wage package and an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, a health saving account, paid vacation and sick leave and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund system. Expected starting salary is approximately $40,144. Applications will be accepted until filled. PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS.
Interested applicants should send resumes along with a cover letter, three professional references and salary history to:
Superintendent of Public Works
301 East North Street
Elburn, Illinois 60119
The Village of Elburn is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted June 20, 2019
Open until filled