Public Works Technician - Forestry

Village Of Oswego   Oswego, IL   Full-time     Farming / Fishing / Forestry
Posted on June 28, 2024
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Public Works Technician - Forestry

  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate: $55,870 - $77,017


The Village of Oswego is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Technician in the Public Works Department. This position will be assigned to the Forestry Division, responsible for maintaining the Village’s parkway trees, among other duties.

The Village of Oswego offers an excellent work environment and comprehensive benefits package, including health, paid time off and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension. The salary range for this position is $55,870 - $77,017 annually in accordance with the Local 150 collective bargaining agreement. Pay at a higher step on the scale will be considered for applicants with previous relevant experience.

Public Works Technicians support other divisions within the department, including assisting with road maintenance and operating the Village’s water utility, to ensure the health and safety of the community. All Technicians share responsibility for snow removal from public streets and assisting with Village special events.

A high school diploma or equivalent, and 1 to 3 years of work experience in the construction trade, forestry, or related experience, are required.  Candidates must also possess a valid Class A CDL with air brake endorsement or the ability to obtain one within one year of employment. Previous work experience with a government agency or public utility is preferred.

Send application by email to  Application available online at Equal opportunity employer. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

The job description is available here.

Village Of Oswego

100 Parkers Mill
Oswego , IL