Public Works Job Opening

Public Works Job Opening


Application deadline is March 31, 2023




Applications are now being accepted by the City of Galena for the fulltime position of Public Works Laborer.  The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the Public Works Director and be responsible a variety of tasks related to grounds maintenance, snow removal, and streets, equipment and public building maintenance. The starting salary for the position is $18.70 per hour plus benefits. 


The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen, possess a valid driver’s license, possess or be able to obtain a CDL driver’s license within 120 days of employment, be able to operate a truck with snowplow, and operate other equipment and tools.  Construction, mechanical, electrical, and welding experience desired.


Applications and a detailed job description may be obtained at City Hall, 101 Green Street, Galena, IL 61036, or online at (see News/March).


Applications must be received at City Hall by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023.  The successful candidate may be required to satisfactorily complete an oral interview, background investigation, medical testing and drug testing.  EOE. 



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The City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
F 815.777.3083
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
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