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Seasonal Public Works

The Village of Downers Grove Public Works Department is accepting applications for seasonal employment with the Public Works Department. All seasonal positions are temporary, beginning in May and lasting approximately three months. Seeking to fill eight positions.

Duties:  Pavement, traffic, drainage, water and grounds maintenance. Work activities are outdoors 95% of time. Generally, hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications:  Valid State of Illinois driver's license, 18 years of age by the date of hire and enrolled as a full-time student.
Starting Wage: $12 per hour

Complete the application and email to  Only emailed applications will be accepted. E.O.E. Position is open until filled.

Crossing Guard

The Village of Downers Grove is accepting applications for the position of Crossing Guard to assist school children at assigned crossings before and after school. Applicants must be in good physical condition and be able to work in all weather. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact CSO Supervisor Timothy Sembach at the Downers Grove Police Department; Monday - Friday, 7:00 am- 3:00 pm at (630) 434-5636. 

Wage: $10.00 per trip ($20.00 a day) Position open until filled.

Complete the application and email to  Only emailed applications will be accepted. E.O.E.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Village is looking for volunteers to work on special projects as needed, such as electronics recycling events, general office assistance, building improvements and emergency response.

If you are interested in becoming a Municipal Volunteer, please fill out the Online Application, which identifies your skills and availabilities. Applicants will be kept on file and called upon, as needed, or may apply for specific posted volunteer opportunities.

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