Open Position: Public Works Laborers

The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for 3 laborers in the Public Works Department. The Public Works Department maintains streets, sidewalks, buildings & grounds, trees, landscaping, water distribution, sanitary sewers, and storm water management.

Construction and/or mechanical experience/aptitude is required. The position is required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Air Brake & Tanker Endorsements, within the first 6 months of employment. The position is required to maintain the CDL License for the full tenure of their employment with the City.

The salary is $14.71/hr, $17.25/hr, or $20.37/hr (depending on the level of experience) plus overtime, health insurance, and retirement. Applications are available from the City of Mattoon website at

Applications are to be submitted to, or deposited in the water payment dropbox at City Hall, 208 N 19th Street, Attn: Debbie Crean. Applications are due by noon on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran