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November 23, 2014

Assistant Public Services Director

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The Village of Hinsdale is seeking a progressive and collaborative individual with strong interpersonal and public works operational skills for the position of Assistant Public Services Director in the Public Services & Engineering 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-lines 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 PUBLIC SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The Department is comprised of the following divisions: roadway, water/sewer, forestry, parks/horticulture, building maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance and engineering. The Department is staffed with 24 full-time personnel and 2 part-time personnel. 15 positions are represented by the IUOE-Local 150. The current contract expires April 30, 2017.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Position will be responsible for managing the operations of roadway, water/sewer, forestry, parks/horticulture, building maintenance and vehicle/equipment maintenance divisions. The full-time exempt position will work under the general direction of the Director of Public Services & Engineering and will directly supervise the Roadway Supervisor, Village Forester, Village Horticulturalist, Water/Sewer Supervisor, Building Maintenance Supervisor and Fleet Mechanic. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Director with developing and implementing appropriate rules, regulations and policies, assisting with the preparation and management of the departmental budget, managing outside service contracts and coordinating activities with the engineering division and other Village departments.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of public works operations and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with employees, supervisors, vendors, other government agencies and the public. Essential position requirements also include strong computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Previous collective bargaining experience is a plus.

A Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five to seven years of progressively responsible experience with at least two years in a supervisory capacity is required. Illinois Class B CDL required within 6 months of hire.

STARTING SALARY RANGE

The starting salary is $105,000+/- 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, Attn: Sandy Mikel 19 E. Chicago Ave, Hinsdale, IL 60521, fax: 630-789-7015, e-mail: smikel@villageofhinsdale.org. Applications will be accepted until December 12, 2014.

The Village of Hinsdale is an EOE.

Police Officer

The Village of Hinsdale is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applications are available at Recruitment.iosolutions.org or by calling 800-343-HIRE. Applications are due by December 18, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Please see the attached for additional information and minimum requirements.

Police Officer Announcement

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.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

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.

SCHEDULE

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

SALARY & BENEFITS

$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).

TO APPLY

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.

Civil Engineer (Full-Time)

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The Village of Hinsdale is seeking an individual with strong engineering and technical skills for the position of Civil Engineer in the Public Services Department.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Position will be responsible for inspecting all phases of projects, basic surveying and assisting with the review of private and public stormwater uses and solutions, and designing civil engineering plans for public improvement construction projects. This full-time, exempt level position will also assist with the preparation and administration of contracts related to sidewalk construction, curbs/gutters, asphalt and concrete paving, and sanitary & storm sewer work as well as managing Illinois EPA data collection, tracking and reporting.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidate will have a strong knowledge in the principles and practices of municipal engineering and also have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with residents, contractors, architects, other government agencies and fellow employees.

A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, a valid drivers' license and knowledge of Auto-CAD required. Two years practical experience is preferred.

STARTING SALARY RANGE

The hiring range is $61,020 - $70,000 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 Ave, Hinsdale, IL 60521, fax: 630-789-7015, e-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. The position will remain open until filled.

The Village of Hinsdale is an EOE employer.

Administrative Services Coordinator

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The Village of Hinsdale is seeking an individual with strong administrative and analytical skills for the position of Administrative Services Coordinator in the Police Department.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Position will be responsible for varied administrative tasks in the Police Department. The full-time non-exempt position will work under the general direction of the Police Chief and will be responsible for general administrative tasks, assisting with budget preparation, maintaining relevant police information on the Village's website and social media outlets, preparing special reports and statistical analysis.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with employees, supervisors, vendors, agencies and the public. Essential position requirements also include strong computer, organizational, analytical, writing, budgetary and interpersonal skills.

A Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field and at least two years practical experience is required.

STARTING SALARY RANGE

The starting annual salary is $44,000+/- 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 Ave, Hinsdale, IL 60521, fax: 630-789-7015, e-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. The position will remain open until filled.

The Village of Hinsdale is an EOE employer.

Secretary (Part-Time)

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

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Position will be responsible for performing administrative support services for the Public Services Department including roadway, building maintenance, parks, forestry, and water. Duties include:

  • Answers phones and assists callers. Assists visitors. Provides answers to general questions. Refers complex inquiries to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains filing systems and appropriate records, preparing timesheets for department personnel.
  • Processing work order requests including brush/leaf pick-up, water service, street/sidewalk repair and snow removal.
  • Assists with the preparation of bid packets and documents the Village Board and appropriate committees.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Associates degree preferred. 2-3 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.

SCHEDULE

This position will be scheduled Monday-Friday about 5 hours per day. Hours are flexible within the normal operating hours of the department which are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SALARY & BENEFITS

$17/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).

TO APPLY

Candidate should be prepared to take a physical evaluation, including a drug and alcohol screening and undergo a thorough background investigation. Please send cover letter and resume or completed application by December 5, 2014 to the Village of Hinsdale, 19 E Chicago Ave, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Fax: 630-789-7015, E-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. The position is a permanent part-time position. No calls please. The Village is an EOE.

Fire Captain Internal Promotional Testing

The BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS will hold qualifying examinations to establish a promotional eligibility list for Fire Captain. All examinations for promotional positions shall be competitive amongst such Department members of the next lower rank who desire to submit themselves to such examinations. Where it is practical, vacancies in a promotional rank shall be filled by promotion. Eligible candidates may pick up applications from the secretary to the Fire Chief beginning Monday, November 3, 2014 at 08:30am.

Applications will be accepted by the secretary of the BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS or their designee during normal business hours Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. The application deadline shall be Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:30pm.

A mandatory orientation session will be held on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 10:00am in the Hinsdale Fire Department Training Room, 121 Symonds Drive, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521.

Fire Lieutenant Internal Promotional Testing

The BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS will hold qualifying examinations to establish a promotional eligibility list for Fire Lieutenant. All examinations for promotional positions shall be competitive amongst such Department members of the next lower rank who desire to submit themselves to such examinations. Where it is practical, vacancies in a promotional rank shall be filled by promotion. Eligible candidates may pick up applications from the secretary to the Fire Chief beginning Monday, November 3, 2014 at 08:30am.

Applications will be accepted by the secretary of the BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS or their designee during normal business hours Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. The application deadline shall be Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:30pm.

A mandatory orientation session will be held on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 10:00am in the Hinsdale Fire Department Training Room, 121 Symonds Drive, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521.

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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