Street Division Laborer
The Village of North Aurora (population 17,441) located in Kane County and situated along I-88 is seeking candidates to fill the full-time, non-exempt position of Street Division Laborer in the Public Works Department.
This position performs a variety of tasks related to the repair, replacement and maintenance of the Village’s streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters, storm and sanitary sewer infrastructure, street lights and signs. Position is also responsible for assisting the Village in providing various village services including seasonal leaf pickup, tree maintenance and trimming, snow plowing and ice control, assisting with facilitating logistics for special events, maintaining Village buildings, property and rights-of way and providing other services to the community as needed. Employees in this position are part of an on-call rotation required to respond to emergencies after hours if necessary.
This position is responsible for operating various vehicles and equipment including five-yard dump trucks, six-wheel dump trucks, backhoes, endloaders, skidsters and other types of vehicles and equipment. Candidates must possess a Class B-CDL with air brake and tanker endorsements, or have the ability to obtain one within six (6) months. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, develop positive working relationships with contractors, residents and village staff and be able to work well in a team environment. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent with one to three years of related work experience preferred.
The current hourly rate for this position is $23.32 to $32.41 per hour and is eligible for overtime, on-call pay and other compensations. The Village provides an excellent benefit package including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance, vacation leave, holidays, sick leave and other benefits. Position is part of the bargaining unit represented by Local 150. Successful candidates must reside within a twenty-five (25) mile radius of the Village. Selected finalists will be required to pass a pre-employment background check, physical exam and drug screening. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume along with three references, or complete the Village’s employment application on the website at www.northaurora.org and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, August 26, 2019 no later than 4:30 p.m. Interviews may be conducted throughout the application process. Applications can also be mailed to Village of North Aurora, Human Resources, 25 East State Street, North Aurora, IL 60542. The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.