Employment Opportunities and Benefits



The Wilmette Police Department is seeking to recruit certified and entry level Police Officers to join the organization. The 2023 starting salary for entry level police officer is $86,085. The starting salary for lateral entry is commensurate with prior police experience up to $100,764.  The Village offers an excellent benefits package that includes Police Pension Fund, medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, and voluntary participation in a deferred compensation program (457 plan). Additional benefits include vacation days, holiday time, overtime, tuition reimbursement, flexible  spending accounts, sick leave, and employee assistance program.  For more information, visit the Police Department’s website for Lateral or Entry Level Information Packets.

For employment opportunities and online employment application, please follow this link to:  https://wilmette.munisselfservice.com/ess/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

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.

2023 Summary of Benefits for Full-time Employees


2023 Summary of Benefits for Permanent Part-time Employees



The Village is using Munis by Tyler Technologies which has the ability to accept online applications.  With this transition, the Village will not accept paper applications for full-time and part-time positions. The Village will accept paper applications only for seasonal and temporary positions, such as Crossing Guard, Leaf Collector, and Landscape Assistant. To prepare for completing an online employment application, please note the following:

  1. For a list of Employment Opportunities and the Online Employment Application, please visit Munis Self-Service at https://wilmette.munisselfservice.com/ess/employmentopportunities/default.aspx
  1. Apply for every interested position(s). Applications will not remain active once the position has been filled.
  1. Please read the Application Instructions and view each position’s job announcement to determine if you meet the minimum requirements and selective certification (if applicable) before applying.
  1. Attach resume, cover letter and any other educational document, certification, license, etc. to your online application. Your application and attachments must be received by the job-opening deadline (if specified).
  1. If you have any questions regarding the online application process, please send an email to HumanResources@wilmette.com

The Village of Wilmette is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are critical to the Village’s success.  The Village seeks to recruit the most talented individuals from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourage applications from all genders, all races, all sexual orientations, people with disabilities, and veterans to be submitted.