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The City of Freeport is hiring for a full-time Street Maintenance Trainee who under the direction of the Street Foreman and/or Forestry Foreman will perform a variety of operations related to street division duties.  This position will do related work required including operation of all equipment.

The successful candidate will have a High School Diploma or GED (or be able to obtain one within 90 days of hire), a valid Class B CDL with Air Brake Endorsement (or ability to obtain a permit within 90 days of hire), construction experience related to Civil Engineering projects, strong knowledge of safety practices for construction work, and skilled in the operation and maintenance of assigned equipment.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Participates in construction & maintenance projects for city properties
Snow plowing, hauling and leaf collection & disposal.
Follows safety regulations and safety policies. Complies with work rules in the performance of duties. Inspects and tests equipment to verify conformance with safety guidelines.
Operates end loaders, backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, rollers, mowers, as well as limb chipper, power saws, and various tree trimming equipment.
Responds to citizen complaints and after hour service requests, as well as being subject to emergency call-in for operational or weather emergencies
Starting salary is $19.53 per hour with an excellent benefit package that includes IMRF pension, health insurance and more.  Candidates should email their application or resume,  kkirkpatrick@cityoffreeport.org.

To apply for this job please visit cityoffreeport.org.