May 2, 2012

Position Opening

Public Works/ Water Sewer Maintenance Helper- $40,000.00 annually

The City of Calumet City has an opening in the Public Works Department for Public Works/ Water Sewer Maintenance Helper.

Anyone interested in applying for this position must meet the following requirements:

1. Knowledge equivalent of a high school diploma with major course work in a vocational program;

2. Must possess a valid Illinois Commercial Drivers license, be insurable;

3. Must be a resident of Calumet City prior to the completion of the probationary period;

4. Equivalent combination of training and/or experience which would afford the applicant the referenced knowledge, skills, and abilities;

5. Knowledge of tools, equipment, methods, and materials used in a variety of public works and utilities construction, maintenance, and repair activities;

6. Knowledge of traffic regulations and the practices followed in the care and safe operation of light to medium equipment;

7. Knowledge of the precautions necessary to work safely with and around mechanized equipment;

8. Knowledge of the principles of the operation of motorized equipment sufficient to detect defective operation;

9. Skill in the operation of public works and utilities equipment under all types of weather conditions;

10. Ability to perform manual labor for extended time periods;

11. Ability to understand and carry out oral instructions;

12. Ability to lay out physical work and to follow through with assigned tasks, often under adverse weather conditions;

13. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship with employees and public;

14. Ability to learn more complex laboring or trades work;

 Application Deadline is Friday, May18, 2012. Applications must be accompanied with a resume, and MAILED to:

Attention Personnel Department
P.O. Box 1519
Calumet City, Illinois 60409