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Current Job Openings

Public Works Laborer 

Applications are now being accepted by the City of Galena for the full-time position of Public Works Laborer.  The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the Public Works Director and be responsible for operating the street sweeper and a variety of tasks related to grounds maintenance, snow removal, and streets, equipment and public building maintenance. The starting wage 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 60 days of employment, be able to operate a street sweeper, 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 Residents/Forms and Applications/Human Resource Forms).

Applications must be received at City Hall by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.  The successful candidate may be required to satisfactorily complete an oral interview, background investigation, medical testing and drug testing.  EOE. 

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