Any person applying for a maintenance position must be 16 years or older, and ideally he or she must have a valid driver's license, have their own truck/vehicle and tools to complete all jobs. Fill out and complete the form below to apply for the position.

If you experience difficulties, please contact Jilly or Kenbob at 815-233-4663.
After completion of the application, you will be required to take an industry knowledge questionnaire.
This is a form to submit a job application for a maintenance position with Real Estate Options.
It is the policy of REO to provide equal opportunities and fair treatment to all employees and job applicants in all personnel and employment practices.
We offer equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital or familial status, veteran's status, sex, national origin, disability or any other legally protected statuses.


Own or Rent? 
If you are under the age of 18, can you provide proof of your eligibility to work?
Do you have a vaild driver's license?
Is your insurance SR 22? 
Can You Lift at least 50 Pounds 
Do You Have A Fear of Heights 
Have you used an extension ladder before 
Do you have a legal running vehicle 
Have you ever been convicted of a crime except for a minor traffic violation? 
Have you ever been discharged or requested to resign from a position? 


May we contact your present or most current employer? 


The questions you are about to answer will give us a guide to measure your ability in several areas of maintenance. Answer them to the best of your abilty. There is no passing or failing involved, this serves to help in assessing your skill level.


1. Have you ever replaced a receptacle/switch? 
2. Can you wire a 3-way switch? 
3. Have you ever replaced a furnace motor? 
7. Which wire guage will carry a heavier load?


1. Have you ever installed a new sink faucet? 
2. Have you ever replace a ballcock in a toilet? 
3. Have you ever pulled and set a new toilet? 
4. Have you ever installed a gas water heater? 


1. Have you ever replaced a gas valve on a furnace? 
2. Do you have any experience with spark-ignition 80plus furnaces? 


2. Have you ever tiled a floor? 
3. Have you ever installed ceramic tile and grouted them? 
4. Have you ever hung drywall and taped joints? 
5. Have you ever hung kitchen cupboards or installed a countertop? 
A. Do you have refrigeration experience? 
B. Have you any gas or electric stove repair experience? 


Answer the questions below the best way you see fit. Please be honest and truthful.


I certify that the information given by me in this application is true in all respect, and I agree that if the information is found to be false in any way, it shall be considered sufficient cause for denial of employment or discharge.
I authorize the use of any information in this application to verify all questions asked concerning my ability, character, reputation, and previous employment record.
I release all such persons from any liability or damages on the account of having furnished such information.
As a condition of employment, I agree that all information which I may obrtain or have access to in the course of my employment will be treated as confidential and not to be disclosed to any unauthorized person either during or after my employment.
In consideration of my employment, I agree to conform to the rules and regulations of my employer, which masy be changed from time to time.
I agree that m employment can be terminated at any time, with or without cause, at the option of either the employer or myself.
I further understand if I become employed, any employee handbooks or policy statements should not be construed as and do not constitute an employment contract guaranteeing employment for any specific duration.
I agree to have Real Estate Options run a criminal, civil and credit check.