Help Wanted

Need expert gardener to assist with home gardens maintenance in Wilmington. Must have experience and keen knowledge of plants. Call 815-258-3256. cc22a-25b
K&W looking for FT or PT donut makers. No experience necessary. We will train. Apply in person 1011 E. Division St., Coal City. ch22a-b
Polk-A-Dot Drive In now hiring all shifts. Adults, High School, College. Will work around sports and school schedules. Apply daily between 11am-8pm. 222 N. Front St., Braidwood. ca22b-26a
Joliet Practice seeks experienced Office Manager and Optical Assistant for FT position. Optometric, Health Care; experience preferred; customer service, professional office and communication skills, E.H.R. software use, general office duties. Wages commensurate with experience.  Submit resume with references. We need one really good applicant for each position. No late Saturdays; No Sundays; Occasional 8 pm weekdays. Thursdays available in Coal City. If wanting only PT, Minimum 30 hours/week. Semi-Retirees Welcome.. Email resume to: cc22b-25a
Dog Care needed: letting dogs out M-F at 8p.m., feeding/letting them out Sat-Sun, potential no cost live-in situation for right individual, call before 9p.m., 630-399-4982. cc19a-22b
General farm help, 40 hrs/wk, M-F, call 630-399-4982 before 9 p.m. cc19a-22b
The Village of Diamond is seeking a part-time summer lawn maintenance worker. Duties include but not limited to mowing and weed trimming. 20-hour work week. Rate of pay: $12.00 per hour. Must be min. 18 yrs. of age and possess a valid driver's license. Mandatory drug screen, physical and background check required. Applications can be obtained online or in person. Application deadline date is May 31, 2019. Submit application to: Village of Diamond, 1750 E. Division St. Diamond, ch21a-22b
Wesley Township Road District seeking CDL drivers. contact Jeff Sorensen 815-705-8350. ch21b-22a
Lifeguards needed at Ceco Rec., Contact Frank, 815-744-0657, very competitive pay. ca20a-21b
Dawn of a New Day Care Center, in Mazon, is now hiring teachers, call now, 815-448-2530. cc21a-24b
Genuine Pool Care in Coal City is hiring for FT, must have valid drivers license, contact Jim at 815-4747931. cc19b-23a
Need laborer for heavy landscaping work, must be able to life up to 100 lbs., must have own vehicle & valid drivers license, call 815-476-2012. cc20b-23a
LABORER/CARPENTER Hiring for a home remodeling laborer and home remodeling carpenter. Must know all facets of home remodeling and must have a valid drivers license. Pay with experience between $12-$25/hour. Reply to C.R. 3902 7000 W. Rd., Bonfield, Il 60913. cc20a-21b
MAINTENANCE MANAGER Vanfab, Inc/ Van Voorst Lumber Co are currently seeking a maintenance manager to join our team! Responsibilities: - Leads the Maintenance Department safety processes to achieve plant safety goals, including Zero Injuries. - Participates as a member of Leadership Team. - Supervises maintenance organization. - Manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices in manufacturing, emphasizing effective planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance. - Plan, coordinate and prioritize maintenance requirements in conjunction with operations departments to obtain minimum cost and high reliability. - Ensures maintenance mechanics are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that maintenance procedures are accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner. - Communicates regularly with all maintenance mechanics, both individually and as a group, to ensure two-way information flow. - Maintains a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment. - Maintains equipment history, repair records, repair frequency and resource library. - Adheres to OSHA requirements/processes and records in compliance with statutory and Company requirements. - Monitors the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies and equipment. - Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance-related problems. - Implements preventative and predictive maintenance program. - Controls the repair and maintenance budgets, ensuring they are in line with the fiscal plan. - Implements cost reductions to offset negative or unplanned variances to budget. Requirements: - 7+ years of manufacturing maintenance experience in a continuous manufacturing operation with at least three years in management/supervision - Financial acumen to optimize plant overall plant performance metrics at minimum cost. - Experience with repair and maintenance of process equipment. - Ability to conduct assessments, audits and evaluations to measure progress. - Leadership skills to manage diverse groups of people with varying levels of education, expertise, and skill-sets. - Analytical, data-driven problem-solving and action planning skills. - Effective oral and written communication skills. - Ability to make independent and sound decisions. - Strong interpersonal skills to influence and drive results through others. - Must be self-motivated, results and action-oriented. If Interested: Mail a resume to Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 OR Email a resume to OR Apply in person at Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 cc18b-22a
WELDERS Vanfab, Inc is currently seeking welders to join our team! Responsibilities: - Required to fabricate and TIG/MIG weld various metals - Set up welds based on blueprint specifications and welding symbols - Will weld on anything from 20 gauge to 1/2inch material - Fabricate, assemble or disassemble manufactured products - Read blueprints, technical drawings, tape measure - Read and understand work order and record repairs correctly - Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with safety policies - Perform all duties and responsibilities within time standards allowed If Interested: Mail a resume to Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 OR Email a resume to OR Apply in person at Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 cc18b-22a
GRINDERS Vanfab, Inc is currently seeking grinders to join our team! Responsibilities: - Grind, sand, clean, or polish objects or parts to correct defects or to prepare surfaces for further finishing - Inspect with measuring tools - Must be mechanically inclined, with great attention to detail Fabricate, assemble or disassemble manufactured products If Interested: Mail a resume to Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 OR Email a resume to OR Apply in person at Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 cc18b-22a
DRAFTER/ DESIGNER Vanfab, Inc is currently seeking a drafter/designer to join our team! Responsibilities: - Prepare and deliver customer approval drawings, fabrication drawings, and installation drawings on time and accurately. - Prepare conceptual designs and draft submittal drawings for customer, field measurement drawings, final installation and fabrication drawings. - Revise redlines per customer. - Prepare shop drawings. - Develop new product designs in communication with management. - Deliver drawings on schedule based on project schedule requirements. - Assist with estimating and project management. Requirements: - 2+ years SolidWorks - Experience with CREO/PRO-E a plus - Be able to read drawings and redlines - Rendering capabilities a plus If Interested: Mail a resume to Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 OR Email a resume to OR Apply in person at Vanfab, Inc 1 Center St Union Hill, IL 60969 cc18b-22a
Senior Citizens looking for a handyman to repair ceiling tile falling down and replace them,Call 815-458-2115. If no answer, leave message. fr17b-21a
Looking to hire 2 Full-time individuals & a student 17+ for building decks this season, Full-times must have carpentry knowledge, be hard workers and have a willingness to learn, drivers license a must, 815-790-3282. cc14b-22a
Multiple positions open.  Please apply at Brown’s Carpet Care, 513 N. Kankakee St., Wilmington.  ch45a-tfn
Offering CNA classes, days, evenings and weekends.   Home health nurses needed.  Call for class dates, 630-771-1162 or 630-771-9069, cc 2a-25b


Generac 7500 watt portable generator w/ transfer switch & cables, $750, call 815-942-6724. ca22b-24a
For sale: The Beatles Anthology, 5-DVD, $50; Deadwood, 3-season DVD set, $100, 815-448-0058. cc22a-23b
Rototiller: Rear tine, made in Wisconsin, Earthquake Model 7055, Briggs IC Engine, Looks new, everything works, must see, ready to work. & Pressure Washer: Honda Engine, new condition, 2,700 PSI, $200 o.b.o., you can test before you buy. 815-510-6360 cc21a-22b
Two grave plots in Braceville Cemetery. They are not side by side, but north & south of each other, $200 each. Call 815-634-4446.
Two 18 cubic ft. refrigerators $100/each. Schwinn Meridian 3 wheeled bike w/ basket (new?) $300. 4 post king size bed with mattress and five matching dressers and lamps $2,500 o.b.o. 2 seat suede recliner w/ storage in between $250. Bassett China cabinet & matching table $2,500 o.b.o. 815-630-2897. cc19b-23a
FIREWOOD Dry, seasoned   oak firewood, cherry and oak BBQ firewood, split, $129.  Wood racks $49, Camping Wood $99. The best firewood & quick, friendly service.  815-260-0108. cc15b-37a
Passport/Foid  Photos We take color photographs for passports,  gun owners’ cards (FOID), plumber cards, ID’s and more. $8 each for FOID or Passport (2 pics) for $10. Taken throughout the week, from 8:30 a.m-5 p.m., usually available within 24 hours. Please do not wear white   or    very    pale                       colors. Call 815-476-7966 or stop by the Free Press office, 111 S. Water St., Wilmington. tfn/47b
Hall Rental - Available for parties, showers & meetings. Seats 100 people, full kitchen available. If interested call New Hope Presbyterian Church in Coal City, 815-634-8332. ch 27a-tfn

For Free

Free wood. Good for campfires. Call 815-690-2084. If no answer leave message. fr22a-23b


1985 Bayliner 19ft. Capri Bowrider Inboard/Outboard. Calkins Trailer. Morris area, $3,000. 773-316-6220. cc22a-25b

Service & Repairs

Ron’s Drywall, Hang, Tape & Paint, 25 years experience. Reasonable rates including drywall repairs, plaster repairs, cracks, holes, & patches. Carpenter available by request. 815-549-5136. cc22a-29b
Julie’s Remodeling Siding, soffit, roof repairs, painting,welding repairs, seamless gutters, fencing, tree removal, Complete Handyman service! Bonded and Insured, 20 yrs., call 815-791-5731. cc19a-19b
Alling Handyman Service Over 30 yrs. exp., call Jason for all your renovations or repairs, full insured, fast service, 815-263-6081. cc19a-22b
Handyman service, small jobs wanted. Electric: replace electric switches & plugs, ceiling fans or broken lights. Plumbing: leaky faucets or running toilets, no problem. Repair decks. Call Richard, 219-407-1356. cc 46b-50a
CLEANING residential, office, rentals, insured. Call Debbie today for a free estimate, 815-739-8025. cc18b-22a
If you need help keeping your house clean, please give me call. I have openings for house cleaning and office cleaning. Call 815-634-4446.
Mike Collins Roofing, re-shingles and modified rubber and gutter cleaning, aluminum gutter screen, blown-in insulation in attics. INSULATION. Get a free estimate for blown in insulation for attics from Mike Collins Roofing. Keep your house cooler in summertime and warmer in the winter. lic # 104.007296. Ask for Mike at 815-730-1303. 18b-42a
SPRING HAS SPRUNG! Call THE LAWN GUY today! To schedule your spring clean up or lawn care, free estimates: 815-780-7663. cc15a-18b
A Thousand Words Photography 385 N. Second Ave. Coal City Mandy Eaton 815-791-2913
Bradley Pest Control Termite/Pest Specialist. Real estate inspection Rodent Control and Exclusion Call Phil at 815-405-5020 CC31a-30b
BOHAC DIRTWORKS-Excavating, Grading, Dozer Work, Sand, Gravel, Black Dirt, Private Ponds and Lakes, Ditch Cleaning, Demolition Office: 815-458-2542. Cell Phones: 405-5981 - John. 791-0153 - John Jr.. 791-0750 - Justen

Duplex for Rent

3 BR Duplex Ranch Style, only 2 units per building. 1/2 mile from I-55 (Diamond). Attached Garage, Large Backyard, Oak Cabinets, Concrete Drive, W/D Hook-up, All Maintenance included, Available around June 1, $995/mo, plus sewer and water, No Smoking or Pets & year lease. Call 815-351-2494.

Garage Sale

Huge sale, 2103 Woodview Dr., Thurs. May 30, Fri. May 31 & Sat. June 1, 8a.m.-2p.m., household, tools, garage stuff, fishing, camping, boating, much misc. ca22a-b
312 Wood St., Wilmington, Thurs. May 30-Sun. June 2, 8a.m.-6p.m., storage locker sale, antiques, collectibles, jewelry, clothes all sizes, toys, baby items, kitchen/household, tools. cc22a-b
734 Fairchild Dr., May 30-31, 8a.m.-2p.m., Toys, stroller, highchair, walker, jumparoo, household, decor, clothes, waders, misc. ca22a-b
11th Annual Wilmington All-Town Garage Sale and First United Methodist Church Garage Sale, Thurs., May 30 & Fri., May 31, 8a.m.-5p.m., Sat., June 1, 8a.m.-2p.m., The First United Methodist Church is again sponsoring the All-Town Garage Sales, listing maps will be available for pick up only at the church beginning at 8 a.m. on Thurs., May 30 through the entirety of the sale, everyone is welcome to stop by the church for our garage sale and we have some added attractions this year, there will be vendors in our parking lot, and then come inside for a bake sale, crafts, clothing for men,women and children, toys, housewares, dishware, books, furniture, etc. and we will be grilling lunch every day. On Sat., we will host our clubs and social resources groups which will hand out information and be available for questions, please call our office with any questions at 815-476-5474. ca21a-22b
1950 Amber Lane, May 30 & 31, 8a.m.-4p.m., various household items, jewelry, clothes, cc22a-b
Braidwood Garage Sale Days, Fri. & Sat., June 14 & 15, 8am-3pm. Look for pink & black checkered flags all over town. Maps at First Presbyterian Church, 106 S. Lincoln. ck20a-24b
8885 E. Mallard Ln., Wilmington. Sat.-Mon., May 25-27, 8a.m.-3p.m. Tools, furniture, kitchen, household, picture frames, misc. cc20b-21a
19746 HWY 113. Fri.-Sat., May 24-25,9a.m. 3:30p.m. Decades of accumulation. Household, antiqes, furniture, clothes, books, sewing items, Remco Bop Baseball, Horn Model 21113 cutting table & Lionel catalogs. cc20a-21b

Apartments for Rent

Gardner, 2 Bd/1BA w/ appliances., washer/dryer hook-up $900/mo, all utilities included, no pets, no smoking, Available now,815 216 4020. cc22a-23b
SPRING SPECIAL-$75 off 1st mo. rent. Coal City, roomy 2 BR, 1 BA, in great neighborhood, near schools, lots of closet space, your own laundry room and storage shed, no pets, $775, 1 year lease, call 815-634-2294.
$595-$725 - Updated 2 BR units ready now in Gardner! Onsite laundry, off street parking, private balconies & EZ access to I-55. Water, sewer, & trash incl. Call 815-661-5550. cc20a-23b
Coal City, newer 2 BR, 1 BA, eat in kitchen, gas heat, CA, laundry facility, pet friendly, ample parking, close to schools and park, $825 to $850/mo., 815-634-4244. See pictures at ch 48b-tfn

Homes for Rent

380 W. Division St., Coal City, 3BR/2BA ranch, 2 car garage, refrigerator/stove included, $1,200/mo +security deposit, 815-791-7112. ck22b-25a
Diamond-3BR, 2BA ranch, CA, 2 car garage, all appliances included, $1,300 + sec. dep., 1 yr. lease, no pets, no smoking, 815-634-8137.
2 BR house on the river w/ sunroom, must be able to pass credit check. Call 708-268-2976. ca20b-24a
Essex, Reed Custer schools, 3 BR ranch, 1 BA, CA, attached garage, $1,000 mo. plus security deposit, call 815-365-2569. cc 18b-22a

Homes for Sale

Wilmington: 4BR/3BA, attached 2-car garage, large family room, full finished basement, large lot, mature trees, call 815-409-2573 for price. ca20b-24a


For Sale: 2011 CBR 250, 13,000 miles, great condition, original owner, asking $2,000, 847-445-3711. cc20b-23a

Wanted to Buy

Private collector buying old toys, Lionel trains, American Flyer, old Tonka trucks, Matchbox cars, Barbie, GI Joe, paying top cash dollar, call 630-248-3222. cc19a-26b

Situations Wanted

Wanted: Stories about local people, organizations and events. If you know a neighbor with an interesting hobby, collection or cause, give the editor a call at 1-815-634-0315 or 1-815-476-7966. tfn/47b

Lost & Found

Have you found a lost pet or lost a pet in Will County? Please call Will County Animal Control. We may have your pet. We want to reunite your family, 815-462-5633. fr/tfn


Large Selection of Dog and Cat Food, treats, accessories, health aids, clothing, Birthday treats, wall art, jewelry, gifts, greeting cards and Home of Fritters for Critters Pet Treats. New! Brew and Chew Dog Treats. Trinity Barkery 240 W. Baltimore Wilmington., Il 60481 815-476-5104  ch22b-tfn