Public Works Maintenance


Organization : Village of Olympia Fields
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Olympia Fields
Salary and Benefits :

Public Works Maintenance

The Village of Olympia Fields has an opening for a full-time Public Works Maintenance position. The ideal candidate will have a desire to serve the community, the ability to adapt to changing situations, and an aptitude to learn the different facets of the Public Works Department including but not limited to roadway maintenance, water main and sewer repair, snow removal, right of way maintenance, and vehicle maintenance.

Description of Duties and Requirements:

This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic individual who is interested in performing a variety of duties. The candidate will be required to perform heavy manual labor tasks such as bending, climbing, stooping, lifting, pushing and pulling heavy objects and working in all types of weather conditions.  Safety procedures and practices are required, as well as wearing safety equipment.  A good working relationship with co-workers and the general public is a necessity.  The candidate must be available to be called out for emergencies such as snowfall, water main breaks, flooding, downed trees, etc. and must be knowledgeable in a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance tasks.  Some weekend work will be required.

The candidate must be able to obtain a CDL Class B drivers license within 3 months of hire.  Experience in Public Works maintenance is preferred.  State of Illinois class C water operator license is a plus.  Drug testing/pre-employment physical and background check required.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum educational requirements: High school Diploma or equivalent.  College a plus.

To Apply:

Send resume with completed application to 20040 Governors Highway Olympia Fields, IL 60461.  Attn: Public Works.  Applications can be downloaded from our website at

Applications deadline September 1st 2020.

The Village of Olympia Fields is an equal opportunity employer

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