City of Oakbrook Terrace

Position/Title: Part-time MAINTENANCE WORKER

The City’s Public Services Department is seeking a part-time (20 plus hours/week) Maintenance Worker. The position assists with the operation and maintenance duties of the public services department which consists of a street and water division. This position is under the direction of the Public Services Director.


Assists in performing routine maintenance and repair on City buildings and facilities; assists in performing routine plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling, carpentry, remodeling, concrete- work, roofing, and painting. Assists in performing maintenance and repair on City equipment and vehicles including routine maintenance and upkeep and complete repair; performs welding and fabrication functions. Assists in performing maintenance and repair work on all city streets including storm water management infrastructure, traffic control device, signs, tree trimming, brush pick-up, right-of-way maintenance, shoulder work, mailbox program, striping, street-lights, snow and ice removal and plowing, curb replacement, etc. Assists in performing grounds maintenance functions for all City buildings and facilities including mowing, weeding, trimming, planting, landscaping, watering, bike path maintenance, garbage detail and other duties as assigned.

Assists in the operation and maintenance of the City’s water distribution system including but not limited to; hydrant maintenance and flushing, valve maintenance, buffalo box repair; water main breaks, service inspections, meter repairs, AMR installations, J.U.L.I.E locates, calibration of instrumentation, contractor assistance, record keeping, water meter reading, customer inquiries, service requests and other duties as assigned.


• Ability to work with co-workers and public in a clear, kind manner. Ability to follow-through with assignments. Ability to work well in a team or independently.
• High school diploma or equivalent with training and one year experience working in the trades or similar profession. The successful candidate will have basic mechanical ability.
• Requires the ability to read and write fluently in the English language. Mathematically able to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Salary & Benefits

• The salary range for this part-time, non-exempt position is $25.00 per hour.

Application Process

Applications and resumes for this position can be submitted on-line at: ; or completed and turned into Oakbrook Terrace City Hall at 17W275 Butterfield Rd, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

Position will be open until filled.

The City of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The city will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

For more information, contact:

Amy Raffel

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