The Village of River Forest seeks qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Worker I/II in the Public Works Department. This position performs a full range of public works duties including the operation of construction equipment and trucks in the care, maintenance and repair of streets, sewers, the water distribution system, right-of-ways, facilities and the Village’s urban forest. Additionally, this position performs snow removal and other duties associated with snow and ice control.
This position requires availability for emergency duty during off hours in a variety of environmental conditions throughout the year as well as the ability to adapt to changing work assignments on a seasonal or daily basis. The nature of the position will require the ability to exercise sound judgment, a desire to provide superior customer service and is to perform work according to standard safety procedures and regulations.
Normal work hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 40 hours/week
The pay range for the Maintenance Worker I/II position is $25.65 to $32.59 per hour plus benefits
Interested applicants should submit a Village of River Forest “Application for Employment” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are available at www.vrf.us/careers or the Village Hall (400 Park Avenue, River Forest). Successful candidate must pass a physical, drug screen, driving record and background check.
Position open until filled
The Village of River Forest is an equality opportunity employer.
Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience)
Minimum of a high school degree or GED
Previous experience in urban forestry maintenance, street repairs, construction, facility maintenance, sewer maintenance or a related field
Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes endorsement or the ability to obtain a CDL within six (6) months of hire
Equivalent combination of training, experience or field certifications related to the work performed which produces the competencies desired for the position will be considered