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April 16, 2014

Engineer (Seasonal)

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The Village of Hinsdale is currently seeking an experienced Engineer to provide professional assistance and support with managing infrastructure projects in the Community Development Department.


Managing routine local, state and federal reporting requirements

Overseeing street resurfacing and municipal infrastructure improvement program

Assisting with infrastructure management planning

Assisting with residential drainage complaints and localized drainage resolution

Assisting with the management of capital projects


A Bachelor's Degree in engineering from a recognized college or university; 3-5 years related experience. Experience working in/for a municipality preferred.


The position will be seasonal working from spring to fall, approximately 25-29 hours per week. Salary is $40/hour +/- DOQ. There are no fringe benefits associated with the position.


Candidate should be prepared to take a physical evaluation, including a drug and alcohol screening and undergo a background investigation. Please send cover letter, resume and completed application to:

Sandy Mikel
Village of Hinsdale
19 E Chicago Av
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Fax: 630-789-7016
E-mail: smikel@villageofhinsdale.org

The position is open until filled. The Village is an EOE.

Management Analyst

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The Village of Hinsdale is seeking a progressive, highly collaborative individual with strong administrative and analytical skills for the position of Management Analyst in the Village Manager's Office.

General Responsibilities

Position will be responsible for varied management and administrative tasks in the Village Manager's Office. The full-time exempt position will work under the general direction of the Village Manager and will be responsible for the management of special and high profile projects such as serving as project lead on the Village's web design project and coordinating the Village's capital purchases. The successful candidate will also be involved in assisting with the development of the Village's five-year capital improvement plan (CIP), annual budget and collective bargaining.

Position Requirements

Successful candidate will have a team oriented approach and strategic thinking with an emphasis on utilizing best practices and technology in the delivery of municipal services.

Essential duties include preparing and presenting recommendations to the Village Manager and the Village Board for implementation and/or adoption, writing specifications for various service contracts and capital purchases, assisting in preparing, compiling and administering the Village's operating budget, assisting in development of performance measures and annual goals and objectives for the organization. Individual will be required to respond to citizen inquiries and complaints.

The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with employees, supervisors, vendors, agencies and the public is essential.

Successful applicant will have a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or a related field. A Master's Degree with at least two years of practical experience in municipal management or in a field closely related to the public sector.

Essential position requirements include strong computer, organizational, analytical, writing, budgetary and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of information technology is a plus.

Starting Salary Range

The starting annual salary is $55,000+/- DOQ. with an excellent benefits package.

Selection Process

Candidate should be prepared to take a physical evaluation, including a drug and alcohol screening and undergo a thorough background investigation. Interested candidates should submit a resume along with a cover letter and three business references to the Village of Hinsdale, Village Manager's Office, Attn: Human Resources 19 E. Chicago Hinsdale, IL 60521, fax: 630-789-7015, e-mail: smikel@villageofhinsdale.org.

Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Kathleen Gargano, Village Manager, at 630-789-7013 or kgargano@villageofhinsdale.org. The position will remain open until filled.

The Village of Hinsdale is an EOE employer.

Plan Reviewer (Full Time)

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The Village of Hinsdale is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Plan Reviewer.


Performs administrative/technical support services for the Community Development Department including a review of applications and technical submissions of construction related permits.


Reviews, approves, and issues permits for construction.

Identifies codes and ordinances applicable to site specific projects so that applicants are advised of the regulatory requirements impacting their permit applications.

Distributes permit application supporting documents for review and approval.

Tracks progress of plan review, coordinates response to applicants.

Calculates fees for projects based on project characteristics and fee ordinance.


An Associate's degree with 3-4 years plan review experience required. ICC Building Plans Examiner certification preferred. The successful candidate will need to be able to communicate effectively with residents, contractors, co-workers. Must be able to deal with adverse situations and perform inspections occasionally.


Hiring Range, $59,000 - $65,000 per year, plus excellent benefits.


Please send cover letter and resume or completed application by April 9, 2014 to:

Sandy Mikel
Village of Hinsdale
19 E Chicago Av
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Fax: 630-789-7016
E-mail: smikel@villageofhinsdale.org
The Village is an EOE.

Crossing Guard

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The Village of Hinsdale is accepting applications for school Crossing Guards. Work approximately 185 days per year, 4 crossings per day. Salary is $9.05/crossing. School holidays off. Training provided. Applications available at the Hinsdale Village Hall, 19 E. Chicago; Hinsdale Police Dept., 121 Symonds Dr or www.villageofhinsdale.org/jobs. Fax applications to 630-789-7015, e-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. The Village is an EEO.

The selection process for this position will include a background check and oral interview. The duration of this selection process is expected to be approximately two (2) weeks from date of application. Applicants not choses for the position may reapply for future position openings within the Village of Hinsdale.

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The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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