City of Wood Dale

Maintenance Worker I
Public Works Department – Streets

Due to a retirement and several internal promotions, the City of Wood Dale, Illinois, is seeking qualified applicants for the Maintenance Worker I position.

The Maintenance Worker I position involves semi-skilled maintenance work in a variety of public works, utility and facility maintenance activities. Work involves responsibility for performing a variety of maintenance work in the care and upkeep of buildings, streets, water lines, sewers, and other facilities. The Maintenance Worker I is also expected to perform minor repairs and is responsible for the routine maintenance of equipment used. Initially, work is closely supervised, but as experience is gained, the employee will receive more complex and varied assignments and will perform work independently. The primary work location of this position is outdoors with some time spent in vehicles and at various public works facilities.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, experience in maintenance work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the knowledge, abilities, and skills required of a Maintenance Worker I. A valid Illinois driver’s license is required. Please note that successful candidates must acquire a CDL license classification within six (6) months of hire. This position also requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, knowledge of standard tools and equipment that is used in maintenance work, and basic customer skills. Basic computer skills are strongly desired.

This position is subject to the City’s policy for drug and alcohol testing. Also, this position is part of a collective bargaining unit and will be subject to a negotiated labor contract.

The current starting salary is $54,905 per year. Excellent benefits include Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; paid vacation and sick leave accrual; and medical, vision, dental, and life insurance. The position is open until filled. Applications can be picked up at City Hall or downloaded and printed from the City website. Submit your application, resume, and cover letter to or in person/by mail to 404 N. Wood Dale Rd., Wood Dale, IL 60191. If you would like to review a complete job description, please email

The City of Wood Dale is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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