Bloomingdale is one of the earliest villages settled in what is now DuPage County and traces its founding to the year 1833. Today, the Village encompasses approximately seven (7) square miles of land and has an estimated 2012 population of 22,028. With its convenient location, approximately twenty-five (25) miles west of the City of Chicago, Bloomingdale residents enjoy big city benefits in a small town atmosphere. Bloomingdale offers first class schools, abundant recreation opportunities, is situated amid plenty of open spaces, while boasting a wide and varied retail and commercial/industrial base.
The Village is a home-rule community that provides a full range of services including police protection, construction and maintenance of streets and infrastructure, building permit and inspection services, recreational and social events, water and sewer services and other general government services. It operates under the statutory Village form of government which includes a President (or Mayor) and six (6) Trustees, who collectively form the Village Board of Trustees, or Village Board. The Village Administrator is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Village's four departments of Administration, Finance, Police, and Village Services.
In general, Bloomingdale offers a generous benefit package to regular full time employees as well as more flexible scheduling options for part time work. Currently, the Village has budgeted for nearly 150 positions on a regular or temporary employment basis. Village Hall and the Police Department are located at 201 South Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, Illinois 60108. Employment inquiries may be addressed by email to email@example.com. The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free work environment.
The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of manual labor tasks in the care and upkeep of buildings, grounds, and public infrastructure at various locations throughout the Village of Bloomingdale. The work is performed under the direction of Public Works and Utilities Supervisors or other employees as assigned. This is a temporary position that is scheduled and works less than six (6) months during the twelve (12) months following hire date.
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Performs a variety of manual labor tasks in the care and upkeep of buildings and grounds; cleans buildings and equipment.
May perform tasks in the maintenance of Village facilities and landscapes, including the Village garage and water reclamation facility. Duties may include organizing inventory and equipment, filing and sorting, painting, mowing lawns; weeding; and watering plants.
May perform basic manual tasks in the maintenance of Village streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, such as digging and shoveling.
May perform a variety of routine, manual, custodial or serving tasks. May assist in maintaining files and equipment in the Water Reclamation facility. May occasionally greet customers and answer phones in relief of regular staff.
Safely operates and helps maintain various pieces of equipment. Drives an automobile, van or truck, as licensed, on public roads. May clean and wash vehicles.
Orders and maintains inventory of supplies.
Maintains availability on-call to respond to emergency situations.
Assists with snow and ice removal and control.
Performs other duties as assigned and required.
Provides assistance to other Village Services’ Divisions as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this job. Position requires a valid Illinois Driver’s License and a good driving record. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is a plus but not required. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Other requirement are the ability to: perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time; work safely; maintain a punctual and steady attendance record; communicate effectively; establish and maintain productive working relationships with employees and the public; and understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic agents, chemicals, wetness or disease. This exposure may cause some discomfort and present a risk of injury.
Tasks involve the ability to exert regular and sustained heavy physical effort which may involve stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting, pushing and pulling moderately heavy objects and materials, twenty to fifty pounds; and may occasionally involve objects and materials up to 125 pounds.
The Village of Bloomingdale, Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Village will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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