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.
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 accepted applications for the position of Police Officer through August 2, 2019. This is a reminder that the candidate orientation and written exam will be conducted on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Loyola Academy, 1100 Laramie Avenue, Wilmette, IL. Candidates will need to park along the eastside of the school, and use entrance door #7 to access the basement cafeteria. You must meet the Police Officer minimum requirements in order to apply for this position. The 2019 salary range for a Wilmette Police Officer is $77,611 to $102,247 with excellent benefits. For additional information regarding the hiring process, minimum requirements, application, and testing process, please visit recruitment.iosolutions.org.
Crossing Guard (substitute)
The Village of Wilmette is seeking candidates to fill the Crossing Guard (substitute) positions beginning in mid-August to early-June. This position will work as needed between Monday and Friday, approximately two hours per day. Crossing Guards must be able to report to morning and/or afternoon crossings daily when school is in session, and work outdoors in all weather conditions. Crossing Guards are an integral part of Public Safety that ensure the safety of school children crossing the street before, during, and after school hours. In addition, monitor school intersections and report unsafe driving or hazardous conditions to the Police Department. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age. The wage is $19.29 per hour. For more information, follow this link to the Crossing Guard Job Po....
Leaf Collector (seasonal)
The Village of Wilmette is seeking candidates to fill the seasonal Leaf Collector positions beginning in October to mid-December. The position will work Monday through Friday, approximately 40 hours per week. Leaf Collectors will be responsible for sweeping, raking, loading leaves, and performing other related tasks as required during the Leaf Collection Program. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, be able to follow verbal and written instructions, work outdoors in all weather conditions, walk or stand for prolonged periods, and have a valid driver’s license. The wage is $16.82 per hour. 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.