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February 28, 2015

Civil Engineer Intern

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The Village of Hinsdale is seeking a Civil Engineering student for the position of Civil Engineering Intern in the Public Services & Engineering Department during the summer of 2015.

General Responsibilities:

Position will be responsible for assisting with inspecting all phases of projects, basic surveying, AutoCad drafting, and assisting with the review of private and public stormwater uses and solutions. This internship 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 knowledge of 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.

Enrollment in a Civil Engineering program at a college or university is required.

Starting Salary Range:

Rate of pay is $10/hour. Position is expected to work 10 weeks over the summer

Selection Process:

Candidate should be prepared to take a drug and alcohol screening and undergo a thorough background investigation. Interested candidates should submit a resume along with a cover letter to the Village of Hinsdale, Village Manager's Office, Attn: Human Resources 19 E. Chicago Hinsdale, IL 60521, fax: 630-789-7015, e-mail: hr@villageofhinsdale.org. Applications are due by March 30, 2015.

The Village of Hinsdale is an EOE employer.

Head Coach

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Hinsdale Stingrays Town Team is currently seeking a new Head Coach for our Summer Swim Team. Candidates who will demonstrate a passion for the sport of swimming and a desire to positively influence, engage, motivate and lead our swimmers.

Candidates must possess a strong knowledge of swimming technique, be well versed in record keeping and administrative duties, and have strong organizational and leadership skills. Applicant should have prior coaching experience, as well as experience in supervising coaching staff. This position will work with variety of swimmers on a daily basis to teach them stronger technical skills while improving their overall swimming ability.

The team consists of approximately 125 swimmers, ages from 8-17 that compete in the West Suburban Swim Conference (8 team league comprised of local swim clubs). The season starts the last week in May 2015 and goes through the last week of July 2015. Team practices are Monday–Thursday and are held in the mornings from 9:30am-12pm. Fridays are set aside for private instruction as assigned. The team is divided into A and B teams and competes in dual meets on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Two championship meets are held at the end of the season one for each A and B team. The ideal candidate must be available to start in late May 2015.


  • Lead and administer a recreational summer swim team program that prepares swimmers aged 5 – 18 years to compete for Hinsdale Stingrays Town Team in the West Suburban Swim Conference.
  • Promote a team culture in which swimmers exhibit team spirit and sportsmanship, are passionate about swimming, and excited to come to practice each day and thrive on competition.
  • Lead, motivate and supervise all Assistant Coaches.
  • Actively coach one or more practice groups.
  • Provide swimmers with real-time feedback during meets on their performance
  • Pool setup/clean up including lane lines, pace clock, computer, etc. for swim meets
  • Lead end of season team party
  • Assist in Recreation Supervisor in coordination of A Team Championship Meet
  • Manage "Meet and Team Manager", the swim team software
  • Assign and coordinate parent volunteers for home meets


  • Solid competitive swim coaching experience with demonstrated technical expertise.
  • Enthusiasm for swimming and competitive swimming.
  • Enthusiasm for coaching children at all levels of youth swimming.
  • Personal experience as a competitive swimmer.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Current First Aid/CPR and AED certification preferred
  • Experience with Meet/Team Manager software is preferred

Assistant Coaching positions are also available!

Competitive pay, DOQ.

Resumes and Cover Letter to Heather Bereckis hbereckis@villageofhinsdale.org or 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale, IL 60521

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.

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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