Maintenance Worker 1 – Village of Arlington Heights


Village of Arlington Heights Human Resources Department Arlington Heights, IL 60005 847-368-5161

November 4, 2021


Maintenance Worker I

Public Works Department – Forestry & Grounds Unit

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker I, Forestry & Grounds Unit, in the Public Works Department.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), one or more years of experience in general or municipal maintenance and repair or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Additional Requirement: Valid Commercial Driver’s License Class A with airbrake and tanker endorsements is preferred or must be obtained within six months of hire. Must be able to respond to emergency call outs. ISA Certified Arborist and experience in tree care preferred. Additional requirement of an Illinois Pesticide License or ability to obtain within six months of hire.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, the maintenance of trees, municipal grounds and right-of- ways; plants, cultivates and cares for trees, flowers and shrubs; treats trees with pesticides and fertilizers; assists in trimming trees and loads branches onto truck or feeds into chipper. Participates in snow and ice control operations. Operates basic equipment and machinery. May operate more complex equipment for short periods of time. This is a multi-level position classification.

Minimum starting salary for this position is $61,684. Includes a diverse and competitive benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application available on the Village’s website at Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or e-mail to: or by fax to 847-368-5990. Applications will be accepted in the Human Resources Department through November 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights please visit our website at


The Village of Arlington Heights is an equal opportunity employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all, improving how we recruit, empower, and retain the most diverse and very best talent, ensuring careers in public service will continue to attract the brightest for coming generations.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment background, physical and drug screen.

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