Employment Opportunities


Part-Time Summer Maintenance Worker

Tamaroa Grade School District #5 is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Summer Maintenance Worker.  Interested individuals should submit an application found in the main district office.  Applicants may also use the downloadable application found  here.

The selected candidate will assist the Maintenance Director in maintaining, cleaning and improving the school facilities in preparation for the 2017-18 school year.  Prospective candidates should be able to perform the following tasks:


  • General and deep cleaning of the school 
  • Heavy lifting and moving of classroom furniture (cabinets and contents, large desks, etc.) 
  • Painting and painted surface preparation
  • Floor surface maintenance (sweeping, mopping and buffing).  
  • The ability to do physical work in a variety of environments, including areas without air-conditioning 
  • Be able to work effectively from a ladder.  
  • Work well with others in a team atmosphere as well as independently.
  • ​Be able to follow directions from a supervisor and complete assigned tasks fully with quality

​The position will be reimbursed at a rate negotiated during the interview process.

Completion of a criminal background check and specific safety training sessions may be required upon hiring of the selected candidate.  

Letters and applications can be submitted in person to the school office or mailed to Tamaroa Grade School, 200 West Main, Tamaroa, IL 62888.  Application deadline is March 10, 2017.  For more information, please contact Steve Bailey, TGS Maintenance Director at sbailey@tgs5.com.