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 the maintenance of Village streets, storm sewers, traffic systems, signs, and sidewalks.

Essential Functions:

The essential job functions performed include street repairs and patching, laying asphalt, plowing snow from streets, setting forms, pours, and finishes concrete to repair curbs, gutters, driveways, and sidewalks; maintains sewers; operates equipment such as sewer rodder, hydraulic jet cleaner, vac-all; installs and repairs underground pipes and removes blockages from lines. May occasionally perform routine building maintenance tasks. Operation of equipment including backhoes, front-end loaders, street sweepers and other equipment as assigned.

Also performs a variety of tasks necessary to achieve goals of the Public Works Department, as determined by the Public Works Director, using manual labor and construction trade skills; operates one or more types of equipment including loaders, backhoes, vacuum trucks, televising truck; etc.; and other duties as assigned. The work often requires extensive physical strength and endurance, including the ability to stand, bend, pull, push, kneel and regularly lift more than 100 pounds 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.

Educational Requirements:
Associates degree in construction management, civil engineering or a related field preferred.

Experience Requirements:
A minimum of three years relevant work experience is preferred. Minimum two years’ experience operating heavy equipment including loaders, backhoes or dump trucks 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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