Equipment Operator

$28.50 hourly
  • City of Naperville
  • 180 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville, IL, USA
  • Jul 03, 2024
Full time Public Works

Job Description

The City of Naperville is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to fill the Equipment Operator positions in our Department of Public Works.  This position performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the maintenance of streets, sidewalks, landscape, forestry, parks, drainage systems, traffic control devices and related facilities and operates a variety of light and heavy equipment involving construction and maintenance activities on a regular basis.


  • This position is responsible for operating a variety of light and heavy equipment for construction and maintenance activities and requires extensive physical labor.  
  • The position is outdoors year-round and requires availability after work hours and on weekends to perform snow removal and other emergency duties.  
  • The regular work day for this position is 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Qualified candidates must have:

  • 2 or more years of general maintenance or construction experience, concrete rehab/install experience preferred
  • high school diploma (or GED)
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License with Air Brake and Tanker Endorsements or be willing to obtain one within three (3) months of hire and must have a good driving record.  
  • Applicants must submit a driving record abstract evidencing your driver's history for all endorsements you may have.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of:

  • operation of light and heavy construction equipment including backhoes, loaders, rollers, street sweepers, aerial trucks and chippers tools, techniques and procedures used in the construction and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, storm sewers, traffic markings, and landscaping/forestry and concrete rehab/install is also preferred

Additional Information

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 149,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.? Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.? The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.? It’s also a great place to work!? Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package. 



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The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.