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January 31, 2015

Fire Inspector (Part-Time)

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The Village of Hinsdale is seeking a technical and collaborative individual with strong interpersonal skills for the position of Part-Time Fire Inspector in the Fire Department.

About the Village of Hinsdale

Located 20 miles west of Chicago, Hinsdale is a historic, beautiful community with a charming downtown that is listed on the National List of Historic Places. The Village consists of tree-lined streets, architecturally distinct homes and nationally recognized schools. Hinsdale is a full-service community with a $42 million total budget and 92 full-time employees in the following departments: Administration/Finance, Police, Fire, Public Services & Engineering, Community Development and Parks & Recreation.

About the Fire Department

The Department works out of one (1) station and provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the Village. The Department is staffed with a Chief, Assistant Chief, three (3) Captains, three (3) Lieutenants, fifteen (15) Firefighter/Paramedics and one part-time Secretary.

General Responsibilities:

Position coordinates and performs fire and life safety inspections in all business, commercial, medical and educational buildings, performs occupancy inspections and final acceptance tests for fire prevention systems and participates in the Village's plan review process. Position will average approximately 14 hours per week.

Position Requirements:

Successful candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of fire prevention. Essential position requirements also include strong computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Five (5) years relevant experience required. Valid Illinois Driver's License required. State Certified Fire Prevention Officer I and State Certified School Inspector preferred.

Starting Salary Range:

Starting Salary is $26/hour. There are no benefits associated with the position.

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, Attn: Sandy Mikel 19 E. Chicago Hinsdale, IL 60521, fax: 630-789-7015, e-mail: smikel@villageofhinsdale.org. Position is open until filled.

The Village of Hinsdale is an EOE employer.

Engineering Inspector (Part-Time)

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The Village of Hinsdale is currently seeking an individual with strong technical skills for the position of Part-Time Engineering Inspector in the Public Services Department.


Position will be responsible for assisting the Engineering Division within the Public Services Department. Duties include:

  • Inspecting construction sites for violations of applicable codes and ordinances and responding to complaints of potential code violations.
  • Conducting basic topographic and construction surveys. Preparing Auto-CAD maps.
  • Preparing site management reports. Maintaining records of inspections, violations and court files.
  • Inspecting civil engineering and public improvement projects to ensure completion in accordance with plans and specifications.


Associates degree preferred. 1-2 years' experience in a similar position preferred. The successful candidate will need to be able to communicate effectively with residents, contractors, co-workers; must have strong communication and customer service skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office and Auto-CAD.


This position is expected to work approximately 25 hours per week. Hours are flexible.


$26/hour +/- DOQ. Part-Time employees are not eligible for paid leave time or health/dental insurance. However, this position will be enrolled in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).


Please send cover letter and resume or completed application to the Village of Hinsdale, 19 E Chicago Ave, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Fax: 630-789-7015, E-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. The position is open until filled. No calls please.

The Village of Hinsdale is an EOE employer.

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 $9.23/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 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. The Village is an EOE.

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The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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