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December 04, 2022
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Local 700 General Membership Meeting
Dec 13, 2022
Teamsters Local 700 Meeting Hall, 1300 W. Higgins Rd, 1st Floor, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Local 700 Retiree Club Meeting
Dec 15, 2022
Office Closed in Observance of Christmas
Dec 23, 2022
1300 W. Higgins Road Suite 301 Park Ridge, IL 60068
Office Closed in Observance of New Year's Day
Dec 30, 2022
1300 West Higgins Rd, Suite 301 Park Ridge, IL 60068
Local 700 General Membership Meeting
Jan 10, 2023
Location To Be Announced 1. Virtual Zoom - or - 2. Teamsters Meeting Hall, 1300 W. Higgins Rd, 1st Floor, Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Illinois Department of Transportation (District 1) is holding OPEN HOUSE, October 22, 2022 for FULL-TIME permanent Highway Maintainers -- 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the following locations:

Oakbrook Maintenance Facility
17W125 Butterfield Road, Villa Park

Joliet Maintenance Facility
17430 N. Broadway, Lockport

Gurnee Maintenance Facility
3516 W. Washington St.

IDOT Resource Center
900 S. Des Plaines St., Chicago

Applicants must have a Class A CDL with an N- or X-tanker endorsement.

The following is a list of Job Opportunities currently posted on the Forest Preserves of Cook County website. For more information regarding the Forest Preserves of Cook County hiring process, please visit

Forest Preserves of Cook County is strictly prohibited from taking political reasons or factors or other unlawful influence into consideration regarding any employment action with respect to Shakman-nonexempt employees or positions.

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment because of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. We value our employees and the different talents, expertise, and viewpoints that each brings to the table. We believe a robust exchange of ideas results in better decision-making and we commit to providing a constructive, safe, and positive work atmosphere that promotes mutual respect and empowers individuals to thrive in their jobs.

Recruitment #22-20006473-002

Date Opened 5/13/2022 12:00:00 AM
Close Date 5/27/2022 11:59:00 PM
Qualification Date June 26, 2022

Job Type Original Entrance
Salary Hourly Pay Rate $39.90/hour

Original Entrance - Introduction

This examination is open to all candidates, both internal and external, who meet the minimum requirements.

Applications will be accepted only during the designated filing period for this examination. The opening and closing dates of the filing period are listed in this announcement. Applications must be filed by the following method:

Submitted online through the District's Online Employment Center at Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on the closing date in order to be considered.

The deadline for filing an application will not be extended due to any unavailability of the District's Online Employment Center. The District will not be liable for the Online Employment Center being unavailable for any period of time, and it is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application form is completed and submitted in a timely manner. Therefore, it is recommended that applications be submitted early in the filing period.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application form is completed and submitted in a timely manner by the method described above.

Descriptions and dates of education, experience and any required license or certification should be very clear so that it is understood exactly how the applicant meets the minimum requirements. Prospective employees will be required to provide documentation of the required education, experience and licensure/certification upon employment. Falsification of a material statement in an application may constitute grounds for rejection of the application, exclusion from the examination, removal from the eligible list, or discharge of an employee from his or her position in the Classified Service.

Minimum Requirement Date:
The minimum requirements for this examination must be met by the qualification date listed in this announcement.

Residency Requirement:
There is no residency requirement to participate in the examination; however, all District employees must be domiciled within the boundaries of the District within six months of successful completion of probation. (The District is in Cook County, Illinois, covering approximately 90% of the county area.)

Veterans' Preference:
In Original Entrance examinations, five points for Veterans' Preference will be added, in accordance with the District statute, to the scores of those candidates who attain a passing score in all phases of the examination. Information regarding the periods of eligible service, the documentation needed to file a claim and Veterans' Preference claim forms can be obtained through the District's website, by clicking here, or requested at the test site.

Probationary Period:
The probationary period for this classification is one year (250 days worked).

Hiring and Employment Objectives: The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is committed to hiring and employment practices that base employee selection on a candidate's knowledge, skill and ability to perform effectively on the job; provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants; prohibit the entry of political reasons or factors and other improper considerations into any stage of the selection and hiring processes; and create a transparent, honest and fair hiring system.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D
Reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with applicable laws. Requests for testing accommodations are to be made within one week after the close of the filing period. For information regarding accommodation for individuals with disabilities, phone (312) 751-5170 (voice) or (312) 751-5916 (TTY).

Original Entrance - Examination

Under supervision, operates and maintains light or heavy trucks, some of which may be equipped with power appliances.
Absolute Requirement: Possession of a valid Class A Commercial Drivers License, with endorsements for vehicles with air brakes, combination vehicles, hazardous materials and tanker vehicles.

Minimum Requirements:
One year of experience driving a truck as a prime duty. Substitution: Successful completion of training in the operation of a truck at a recognized school may be substituted for the required experience on an hour-for-hour basis to a maximum of 320 hours (8 weeks).

The examination will consist of a written test weighted 30% and a performance test weighted 70%. The minimum passing
score on each test will be 70% unless determined otherwise by the Director of Human Resources. Candidates must achieve a passing score on each test to be eligible to compete in each subsequent test and to have their names placed on the eligible list.
The written test will assess candidates' knowledge, skill and ability in areas such as commercial driving rules and regulations; driving operations for light, medium and heavy trucks with power accessories; motor vehicle operating characteristics and routine maintenance requirements; methods and procedures for securing cargo including hazardous material handling; safety; reading and interpreting graphic aids, maps, signs and signals; and understanding and following written instructions.

The performance test will assess the candidate's ability to properly operate trucks with automatic and/or manual transmissions.

Examination Process:
All applicants will be advised by email if they have been admitted to the examination process. Applicants who do not receive a response to their application by Friday, June 17, 2022 should contact the Employee Selection Office at (312) 751-5100.

The written test will be administered on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at St. Rita High School 7740 S Western Ave Chicago, IL

Candidates should report at 9:00 a.m. with the approved (printed) admission letter AND their Class A Commercial Driver's License. Calculators will be provided. The use of books, study guides, cell phones, tablets, smartwatches, laptops or other aids during the test is prohibited. Candidates will be required to show their valid Class A Commercial Driver's License, with endorsements for vehicles with air brakes, combination vehicles, hazardous materials and tanker vehicles at the written test. The properly endorsed driver's license must be issued on or before June 26, 2022.

The performance test is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 2022 and other dates that may be necessary
to accommodate the number of candidates. Candidates who pass the written test will be informed by email regarding the date, time and place of the performance test.

Original Entrance - Appointments
Appointments will be made from an eligible list with three categories: A (Exceptionally Well Qualified), B (Well Qualified) and
C (Qualified). Candidates in the highest category will be given first consideration for appointment. This examination is also
being given on a Promotional Entrance basis. The eligible list has a duration of three years. Appointment is subject to successfully passing a physical examination, a drug test, an evaluation of the candidate's ability to meet the specific physical
demands of the job and a criminal history background investigation.


Auto Mechanic

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location: Various Locations throughout the Tollway System, IL

Job Type: Skilled Craft Workers

Department: Operations

Job Number: 999904252

Closing: 5/16/2022 11:59 PM Central


Position Overview

The Illinois Tollway is dedicated to providing and promoting a safe and efficient system of highways while ensuring the highest possible level of service to our customers. Whether it's I-PASS, the Move Illinois Program, open road tolling or keeping you safe with our H.E.L.P. trucks, we are committed to delivering great benefits and services to customers. The Tollway is a user-fee system – no state or federal tax dollars are used to support maintenance and operations. Operations are funded by toll and concession revenues.

Under the leadership of the Board of Directors and Executive Staff, the Tollway is committed to achieving the following goals: increase collaboration with regional transportation and planning agencies, promote the regional economy, maintain financial integrity, foster environmental responsibility and sustainability, maintain the safety and efficiency of the Tollway system, further transparency and accountability, enhance customer service, and maintain public trust.

In support of this mission, the Auto Mechanic repairs and maintains automobiles, trucks, tractors, salt spreaders, snow plows, construction equipment and machinery commonly used by the Tollway in maintenance of roadway and structures.

Essential Job Functions

The Auto Mechanic must  be highly skilled in all areas of automotive repair and maintenance, including the inspection of automotive and related equipment, as well as the participation in the documentation processes. The incumbent in this class should be skilled and have a thorough understanding of the functions of complex automotive components and diagnostics.

This individual will perform all phases of repair and maintenance of automobiles, trucks, tractors, salt spreaders, snow plows, construction equipment and similar machinery commonly used by ISTHA in the maintenance of the roadway and structures.

This person will be responsible for having the knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and equipment used in the automotive/equipment repair field, as well as the knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions used in the mechanical trade.

The Mechanic provides the ability and skills to use tools, machines, and equipment commonly used in the Automotive repair field, as well as the operation of electric arc, M.I.G., and acetylene welding equipment.

They will be responsible for handling the inspections of automotive, trucks, and other equipment for serviceability, in conjunction with the preparation of any necessary reports. Also, the Mechanic may be requested to work various shift times, as needed by ISTHA.

The Mechanic may be required to attend training sessions both on-site and off-site. In emergency situations, performs miscellaneous duties, such as snow and ice control, general traffic control, and is subject to call out for emergency maintenance service at all times.

Additional Duties :

  • Performs repairs and maintenance on Authority automobiles, trucks, tractors, salt spreaders, snow plows, and construction equipment.
  • Performs testing on all automotive, trucks, and equipment applications.
  • Competent in the use of machines and tools commonly used in mechanic trade.
  • Performs inspections of automotive, trucks, and other maintenance equipment as needed.
  • Capable of using and analyzing the Parts & Service Manuals in use at ISTHA.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed by Supervisor.
  • Performs the duties as assigned.


Education (Required)

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
Experience (Required)
  • Must possess a minimum of eight (8) years of mechanical experience in automotive, truck, and/or equipment repair and maintenance.
  • A Class CDL permit with an endorsement for air brakes is required at the time of Test. Candidates will be required, as a condition of employment, to obtain a CDL Class A Driver License with an endorsement for air brakes within the first 30 days of employment and maintain said license throughout the term of their employment. Failure to obtain and/or maintain said license shall be grounds for termination. Within 30-days of employment must have obtained a valid CDL Class A Driver's License.
  • Must successfully pass the ISTHA Mechanic test with a score of sixty five percent (65%) passing grade. 
  • Must be able to meet the following physical requirements:
    • Ability to lift 110 pounds floor to waist and 60 pounds waist to overhead; pull/push 150 pounds; and hold with arms extended, 50 pounds - up to five times per day. Physically stand for 5 hours, crouch for 2 hours, sit for 1 hour and walk for 3 hours.
  • Must have the ability to use hands for gross manipulation for 4 hours and 2 hours for fine manipulation.
  • Must have sufficient tools as required by ISTHA The incumbent must acquire and maintain all Federal, State and Local Certifications or Licenses required to perform the duties and tasks of the position.
The Illinois Tollway is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, disability, unfavorable discharge from military services, age, order of protection status, military status, sex or sexual orientation.

Illinois State Toll Highway Authority
2700 Ogden Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515
630-241-6800 X6333



Fleet Services Assistant

Department of Assets, Information and Services
Fleet Maintenance Operations

Number of Positions: 13

Applications for this position will be accepted from:
March 8, 2022 until 11:59 pm CST on March 22, 2022

These positions are open to the public and all current city employees covered under the City’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Teamsters – Local 700 (Bargaining Unit 08). Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid.

Apply on the bid site: AND

1. Check the box on your profile titled “Currently employed by the City of Chicago”

2. Enter your employee ID (located on your pay stub labeled ‘payee/employee number’)

3. Select your correct bargaining unit


Under supervision, performs non-skilled and manual work in the routine maintenance and servicing of City vehicles and automotive equipment; provides auto maintenance services at a fuel station, and performs related duties as required


Service Garage

Changes engine oil, lubricates grease fittings and replaces oil, fuel, and emission filters on automobiles, trucks, tractors, and other automotive equipment.

  • Checks vehicle equipment fluid levels (e.g. transmission, power steering, brake, wiper, engine coolant, and hydraulic fluids) and replaces or refills as needed
  • Dispenses (e.g. gas, diesel) to fill vehicle fuel tanks and dispenses oil, windshield washer solvent, and antifreeze
  • Removes, replaces, repairs and balances wheels/tires. Secures and mounts tires on vehicles and secures spare tires on automotive and light-duty vehicles
  • Checks tires for proper air pressure and wear
  • Pressure-washes motors and component housings in preparation for mechanical work
  • Rotates tires on vehicles to ensure full tire life expectancy
  • Power washes bodies, conveyor chains, and hoppers on salt trucks and related equipment
  • Applies license plates and affixes or removes appropriate stickers and decals
  • Uses high pressure washers, de-greasers, and commercial cleaning solvents to clean garage facilities, including sweeping and washing floors to prevent safety and fire hazards.
  • Washes, vacuums, and polishes vehicles
  • Updates and maintains computer records with information on vehicles serviced and work completed

Fuel Station

  • Maintains fuel station area clean and free of debris (e.g. cleans oil spoils, removes snow and ice) to minimize accidents and provide a safe environment
  • Assists drivers experiencing problems dispensing fuel; checks malfunctioning or inoperable fuel pumps; notifies appropriate personnel of downed pumps and needed repairs
  • Checks vehicles for fluid levels and dispenses oil, windshield washer solvent and antifreeze
  • Maintains  manual log of vehicles arriving at the fuel station; takes readings of compressed natural gas stored at fuel station multiple times a day as required; completes daily forms documenting the condition of fuel pumps
  • Opens fuel tank for the refueling of pumps and takes required readings; check to make sure spill bucket is properly emptied

Additional duties may be required for this position.

Location: Citywide

Hours: Vary

Days: Vary

Days Off: Vary

Shift: Varies

Salary: $26.69/hour



Six months of automotive maintenance work experience in an automotive repair shop or car dealership; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.


  • Moving and lifting (up to 50 pounds) is required
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended or continuous periods of time
  • Ability to quickly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with one's body, arms, and/or legs
  • Ability to operate applicable hand tools and power equipment
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and related equipment


These positions do not require a test or interview. Applicants who successfully apply for the position, meet the minimum qualifications, and possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be hired in seniority or lottery/random order.


The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.

City of Chicago                 Department of Human Resources
Lori Lightfoot, Mayor         Christopher Owen, Commissioner 


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Teamsters Local 700
1300 W Higgins Rd Suite 301
Park Ridge , IL 60068

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