Employment

The City of Auburn is accepting applications for the position of Laborer.  This position is a union position through the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 965.  The starting wage is 16.00/hr.

The position entails working in outdoor weather conditions, working with gas/water/sewer/streets, familiarity with vehicle maintenance, and working with heavy equipment. Employee must complete all required natural gas operator training within 1 year from date of hire (Paid for by the city).  The applicant must also have a valid Illinois driver’s license and obtain a CDL B air endorsement license within 6 months of hire.  Applicant must live within 30 minutes of Auburn.  Laborers are required to be on call 24/hr. for 1 week at a time.

Applicant must pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug test. If hired, he/she will also be required to submit to random drug testing.  Application must be received in the City office located at 324 W. Jefferson, Auburn, IL 62615 on or before September 4, 2020 by 4:00 p.m.

Applications can be picked up at the City Office or downloaded here.