JOB ADVERTISEMENT: Maintenance Worker I

The Village of Lake Bluff, IL (pop: 5,722), a Chicago suburban community where its small size, unpretentious charm, and easygoing spirit sets it apart from the rest of the North Shore, seeks a qualified individual to serve as its next Maintenance Worker I.  The position’s duties involve maintenance of water distribution systems, sanitary and storm sewers, streets and sidewalks, street lighting, forestry, snow removal, and buildings and grounds. The position is represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150. After hours work is required for snow removal and for rotating on-call emergency duty.

Requirements: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. Two (2) years of relevant experience preferred. Must possess a valid CDL or have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire. Priority will be given to candidates with a Illinois Class D Drinking Water Operator Certification and/or prior experience as an Arborist/Forester.

Salary & Benefits: Range is $50,003 to $63,357. The Village offers competitive benefits including: health, vision and dental benefits for the employee; 12 sick days/year; 10 vacation days/year; 11 holiday and personal days/year; Village paid life insurance policy; participation in IMRF; and an available ICMA-RC 457 plan.

Applications: Interested candidates should immediately submit a Village of Lake Bluff Employment Application, resume and 5 work-related references to the attention of Carol Weatherall, Administrative Secretary, 40 E. Center Avenue, Lake Bluff, IL 60044. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but no application shall be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on November 30, 2018.