The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for 4 laborer positions at the Street/Utility Department at 401 Dewitt Avenue East. The Street Department maintains; streets, sidewalks, water distribution, sanitary sewers, storm drainage, buildings & grounds, trees, and landscaping.

Starting pay is $22.48/hr for experienced construction workers, and $19.05/hr for applicants without construction experience. Benefits include overtime, paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, health insurance, and retirement. Applications are available from the City of Mattoon website at or by clicking here. 

Mechanical aptitude is required. Successful candidates are required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), with Air Brake & Tanker Endorsements, within the first 10 months of employment. The City will provide the CDL training.

Applications are to be submitted to, or deposited in the water payment dropbox at City Hall, 208 N 19th Street, Attn: Mickey Gartlan.

The application period will be considered open until the positions are filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran