Employment Opportunities

The following is a listing of the village’s current position vacancies:

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT 

The Village of Spring Grove is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker. This position performs maintenance on Village roads and right-of-ways, equipment, buildings and grounds, including parks while meeting departmental safety policies and procedures.

 Essential Functions:

The positions performs a number of other tasks including: pavement patching and crack sealing, maintenance of storm sewer systems including the repair, cleaning of mains and structures, plowing and removal of snow from streets, tree trimming, tree removals, brush chipping, landscape maintenance and the operation of equipment including bobcats, front end loaders, street sweepers and other equipment as assigned.

The work often requires physical strength and endurance, including the ability to stand, bend, pull, push, kneel and regularly lift more than 100 lbs at any time and to withstand extended exposure to the elements.  Employees may be assigned and rotated at the employer’s option to any job assignment or any shift.  On call and overtime work assigned by rotation among all maintenance employees.  Overtime work is mandatory.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; and extreme heat and/or cold.  The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Minimum two (2) years experience in the public works/ maintenance field preferred but will train the right candidate with related relevant prior experience (construction, etc.).  Must hold a valid driver license with a good driving record.  Must obtain a valid Illinois CDL Class B vehicle operator’s license within 90 days as a condition of continued employment.

Starting Rate:  $16.00- $19.00 depending on qualifications.

Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol screen.  Probationary period of one year.

To apply, submit an application and resume to the Village of Spring Grove Public Works Department, 7401 Meyer Road, Spring Grove, Il 60081.  Application forms and additional job related information are available for download at www.springgrovevillage.com

Click here for an application or pick one up at the Municipal Centre.