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.

Full-time Compensation and Benefits

Part-time Compensation and Benefits

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:

Police Officer (full-time)

The Wilmette Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Applications will be available at recruitment.iosolutions.org from June 3, 2019 to August 2, 2019.  The application deadline is Friday, August 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM. The 2019 salary range for a Wilmette Police Officer is $77,611 to $102,247 with excellent benefits.  The candidate orientation and written exam will be conducted on Saturday, August 24, 2019.  You must meet the Police Officer minimum requirements in order to apply for this position.  For additional information regarding the hiring process, minimum requirements, application, and testing process, please visit recruitment.iosolutions.org.

Legal Assistant / Deputy Village Clerk I (full-time)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full-time Legal Assistant/Deputy Village Clerk position.  This position provides executive level legal and administrative assistance within the Village Manager’s Office and requires professionalism, a high level of integrity, exemplary customer service, the ability to keep sensitive information confidential, and exceptional organizational skills.  The person in this position is typically expected to work 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The salary range is $61,036 to $80,989 with a starting salary DOQ.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Police Telecommunicator (part-time)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the part-time position of Police Telecommunicator (911 Operator). The person in this position will work between 16 to 24 hours per week to include holidays.  This is a civilian position primarily responsible for the operation of the public safety radio and computer aided dispatch (CAD) systems, and handling requests for emergency  and non-emergency service.  The successful candidate will have completed some college and must have prior public safety dispatching experience. The wage is $29.34 per hour and includes participation in a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) to include other benefits.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Fire Hydrant Inspector (seasonal position)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the seasonal Fire Hydrant Inspector position working in the Engineering & Public Works Department.  This position will work 32 hours per week for approximately 8 to 10 weeks during the summer months.   The successful candidate will be responsible for inspecting fire hydrants for damages, lubricating and/or replacing hydrant caps, checking for obstructions around the fire hydrants, performing data entry and any other related work assignments.  The starting hourly rate is $16.82 per hour.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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