Employment Opportunity: Public Works Laborer

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Public Works Laborer

The Village of Peoria Heights is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time laborer position in the Public Works Department.

 Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent as well as a valid Illinois driver’s license with the ability to obtain a CDL class B license and an Illinois Class C water license within the time required. The candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and medical physical with a drug/alcohol prescreen.

 Candidates interested in this position have until Friday February 1, 2019 to turn in a completed employment application, which can be downloaded at peoriaheights.org.

Applications can be emailed to water@peoriaheights.org, dropped off at Village Hall, or mailed to the attention of Peoria Heights Public Works Department, 4901 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616.

The Village of Peoria Heights is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

Winter is Coming...Be prepared!

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Did you know that your interior pipes can freeze?

Here are some helpful tips:

  1. Locate and insulate pipes in or near exterior walls or unheated interior spaces (attics, basements, garages.)

  2. Locate and exercise shut-off valves leading to the water meter.

  3. Let cold water drip from a faucet served by exposed pipes to prevent freezing during cold snaps.

  4. Keep the heat no lower than 55° F or winterize the pipes if you’re planning to be away during cold weather.