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Employment -- Job Opportunities
Highway Department

Full Time Highway Maintainer

March 13, 2017


The DeKalb County Highway Department has an opening for a full-time Highway Maintainer.


This position requires experience in highway maintenance or a related field, including working knowledge of the procedures, methods and materials utilized in highway maintenance and repair. Applicant must possess a valid Illinois Class A Commercial Driver's License. Requires licensing or ability to obtain licensing for application of herbicides and for flagging. Requires ability to operate standard and specialized vehicular equipment utilized in highway maintenance, perform manual labor and ability to utilize hand tools in highway maintenance and repair.


The regularly scheduled hours are:

7:00AM - 3:30PM, with a one-half hour lunch, Monday thru Friday.
Overtime work will be required.


Position's pay is $28.64 per hour and is an Operator's union (150) position. New hires will begin at 80% for first 12 months, 90% for second 12 months and 100% beginning with year three of employment.


If interested in the above position, please submit DeKalb County Application for Employment to DeKalb County Highway Department, 1826 Barber Greene Road, DeKalb, IL 60115. Applications will be accepted until close of business on March 24, 2017 and can be emailed to Online application can be found at:


Online application