Employment Opportunities

The Village of Forest Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer and any open position will be listed below. The Village Clerk is responsible for the acceptance of all employment applications. To make application for an open position(s), please download the form located below or visit the Village Clerk’s office located at 517 Desplaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130.  For additional information, please contact the Village Clerk at 708-615-6202.  Application form found here.

Village Position(s):

Public Works Laborer/Truck Driver  – The Forest Park Public Works Department seeks a safety oriented individual for the union position of Public Works Laborer/Truck Driver to perform a variety of manual labor tasks requiring varying skill levels. Under general supervision, the position of Public Works operates and maintains the Village’s infrastructure and buildings. This position works indoors and outdoors throughout the year in all weather conditions. The ideal candidate for this position will be one who can work as part of a team, has a strong work ethic, and is willing to learn and perform a variety of maintenance and construction related activities.
Essential job duties include but are not limited to:
· Snow removal with vehicle mounted plows, skid steers, and snow blowers and shovels.
· Care and maintenance of Village owned buildings and properties including mowing, weeding, trash removal, tree management and maintenance, storm drain maintenance.
· Pavement and sidewalk removal and replacement
· Maintenance of traffic Signage.
· Repair of concrete and asphalt pavement
· Operation of heavy duty construction equipment
The individual selected for this position will be required to respond to emergencies outside of regular business hours as needed.
Experience in all construction related fields and disciplines are preferred. Position requires a high school diploma or GED, two years Public Works or construction experience and an Illinois
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or ability to obtain a CDL within 6 months of employment.
Position will be open until filled, however submittal by November 15, 2020 is encouraged. EOE.
The application form can be found at: https://www.forestpark.net/dfp/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/APPLICATION-FOR-EMPLOYMENT-Revised-8-8-19.pdf
Qualified individuals interested in being considered for the position should email the application form and resume if desired to: vmoritz@forestpark.net with Public Works in the subject field.


Other helpful links/information:

Triton College Career Services – can also help you find a job. A weekly Job Bulletin is available through Triton and you must register online. Upon registration, not only will you have access to employment listing posted by the Career Center, but also job listing submitted by eleven other community college career centers in Illinois. You can also post your resume in CCJobNet for employers to review and consider. Questions about this service? Please call 708-456-0300 x 3805 or email. 

Employment & Employer Service – E & ES is a job placement service that cultivate relationships with local businesses representing a wide range of occupations to match customers with opportunities that suite their skills and needs.  Visit http://www.eesforjobs.com/ or call (312-629-5627).  Please tell them that the Village of Forest Park referred you.