Employment Opportunities


The City of Crest Hill Civil Service Commission is accepting applications and testing for positions in the Public Works Department. Persons interested in employment must submit to testing and be placed on an eligibility list.

The Department is currently testing for BOTH Street Laborer and Utilities Laborer.

The Street Laborer is an entry level civil service position that performs basic labor and maintenance of City-owned property and infrastructure.

The Utilities Laborer is also an entry level civil service position that performs a variety of tasks in the maintenance and repair of City infrastructure, wastewater treatment plants, and wells.

Applicants will be invited to test for both positions. All candidates will need to take a basic skills test, pass a physical ability test, and oral assessment. Successful candidates will be placed in rank order on an eligibility list and may apply for preference points based on military status.

Starting Salary: $19/hour

Normal hours for this position are Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This position is represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150. For a copy of the collective bargaining agreement, questions or assistance, please call (815) 741-5110.

Applications can be downloaded from the City website at  Application Link

Signed applications can be sent to HR@cityofcresthill.com.