Public Works Laborer – City of Trenton, Illinois


The City of Trenton currently has an opening for a Public Works Laborer. The position includes a variety of labor, semiskilled, and skilled maintenance duties related to the care and upkeep of city streets, parks, water system, sanitary collection, and storm water utilities.

Duties include but not limited to mowing, trimming, shoveling, lifting (50 lbs.), plowing, etc. Position will involve the operation of equipment, vehicles, and hand tools such as lawn mowers, trimmers, chain saws, etc. Position requires performance of work outdoors in all types of weather. Position includes responding to emergencies after normal working hours.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. The candidate must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and will be expected to pass a drug/alcohol, physical, and background checks. A CDL is required within the first six (6) months of employment.

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Mr. Andy Brockhahn, Superintendent, 14 West Broadway, Trenton, IL 62293 or by email: Applications are available on the City’s website ( as well as at City Hall.

The City of Trenton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.