Maintenance Worker - Public Works

City of Crest Hill, IL   Crest Hill, IL   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on March 21, 2024

The City of Crest Hill (population 20,837), a progressive, growing community in the north central region of Will County, seeks an individual to work in the Public Works Department.

This position is responsible performing general outdoor work to maintain the City’s infrastructure including but not limited to responding to water main breaks, snow removal, cleaning parkways, mowing grass, repairing streets and parkways, and installing traffic control signage. Providing excellent customer service when interacting with residents is required. Normal work hours are 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday, and must be available for after-hours work as needed. Municipal public works experience preferred.

This is a union position that is under the Civil Service Commission that requires interested applicants to complete a physical/technical test and personal interview in order to be placed on a hiring list. Applicants with the highest score will be considered first when openings occur. Once a list is established the individuals on the list will be considered for employment when an opening occurs for up to two years. There is currently an opening. Starting pay is $24.48/hour, annual increases and fully paid health insurance and defined benefit pension vesting after 10 years of service.


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum age of 18 years.
  • State of Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a classification of A or B and air brake endorsement, or ability to obtain license within 6 months of employment.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to pass a drug/alcohol screen and background check.
  • Ability to read, clearly speak, and legibly write the English language.


The deadline to apply for this position is 4:30 p.m. on April 30, 2024 or when the position has been filled.

Applications can be obtained at and once completed can be sent to or:


City of Crest Hill – Human Resources

20600 City Center Blvd.

Crest Hill, IL 60403

City of Crest Hill, IL

20600 City Center Blvd
Crest Hill , IL