Village of Mount Prospect

The Village of Mount Prospect is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance. The position performs a variety of tasks associated with facilities maintenance.

Essential Functions:

The essential job functions performed include inspection of buildings and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair. Performs minor plumbing maintenance. Performs painting, carpentry and masonry work including the preparation of surfaces. Reconfigures, installs, positions, and remounts modular offices and space. The positions also performs a number of other tasks including: pavement patching, maintenance of storm sewer systems including the repair, cleaning of mains an structures, plowing and removal of snow from streets, tree trimming, tree removals, brush chipping, landscape maintenance and the operation of equipment including backhoes, 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.

Educational Requirements:
Associates degree in construction management, specialized training in the building trades or related field preferred.

Experience Requirements:
Minimum three (3) years’ relevant work experience preferred. Excellent customer service skills required.

Must obtain a valid Illinois CDL Class B vehicle operator’s license within 90 days.

Starting Rate: $29.91 – $40.60 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. Mandatory residency requirement within one year of employment (Randall Road to Route 14 to Route 176 on the west, Route 176 on the north, Lake Michigan on the east, Lake Shore Drive and Roosevelt Road; westward to Ogden Avenue (Route 34); southwesterly and westerly to Route 59; north to its nexus with Route 64 and then westerly to a terminus at the intersection of Route 64 and Randall Road.)

To apply, submit an application and resume to the Mount Prospect Public Works Department, 1700 W. Central Rd., Mount Prospect, IL 60056 (Fax# 847-253-9377) (Phone# 847-870-5640) (Email Applications forms are available for download at

The Village of Mount Prospect is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all. People of diverse backgrounds, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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