Employment Opportunities

How to Apply

Click here for an Employment Application. You will first need to download and save the employment application to your computer before completing the form, otherwise the data may not be saved.

Interested candidates should complete an employment application and submit it along with a resume and cover letter sent via e-mail to HumanResources@wilmette.com. Please ensure to include which position you are applying for.  All positions remain open until filled.

Compensation and Benefits for Full-time and Part-time Employees

The Village of Wilmette offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, please follow the link below to review full-time and part-time employment benefits.

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Open Positions

The Village of Wilmette is a beautiful historic community located 16 miles north of downtown Chicago with convenient access to the Metra train station (Union Pacific North Line) which is steps away from Village Hall, as well as the CTA Purple Line, and Edens Expressway (I-94).  We are currently recruiting for the following open positions:

Purchasing Manager

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the full-time position of Purchasing Manager in the Finance Department.  Under the supervision of the Assistant Village Manager and Finance Director, the  Purchasing Manager will be responsible for coordinating the Village’s centralized purchasing activities, develops and prepares competitive bids, reviews and approves requisitions, monitors budgets, ensures compliance with Federal, State and Village Ordinance, policies and procedures. The salary range for this position is $73,340 – $97,318 with a starting salary DOQ. The Village provides an excellent benefits package comprising of health, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement. In addition, the Village offers flexible spending account plans for medical expenses, dependent care, public transportation and parking expenses.  For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

Engineering Technician

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the new full-time position of Engineering Technician in the Engineering and Public Works Department.  The Engineering Technician will be responsible for a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to engineering and construction permits, customer service, inspections, plan reviews and computer work.  The annual salary range is $54,803 to $72,722 with a starting salary DOQ. The Village provides an excellent benefits package comprising of health, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement. In addition, the Village offers flexible spending account plans for medical expenses, dependent care, public transportation and parking expenses.  For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

Planner II

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to hire a full-time Planner II in the Community Development Department.  The Planner II will be responsible for reviewing site plans, zoning requests, variances, developmental proposals, and other projects for conformance with codes, regulations and the Comprehension Plan. The annual salary range is $61,576 to $81,710 with a starting salary DOQ. The Village provides an excellent benefits package comprising of health, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement. In addition, the Village offers flexible spending account plans for medical expenses, dependent care, public transportation and parking expenses.  For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

Fire Safety Inspector (Part-time position)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill two part-time Fire Safety Inspector positions in the Fire Department. This is classified as a civilian position who will work under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief. The person in this positon will work an average of 10 to 14 hours per week (not to exceed 700 hours per year) from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The hourly wage is $24.86.  For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer