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:

Administration Manager – Police Department

The Village of Wilmette is excited to seek candidates for a newly created full-time position of Administration Manager in the Police Department. This is classified as a civilian position who will work under the direct supervision of the Police Chief.  The Administration Manager will be responsible for managing the daily functions of the Police Services Division which include but are not limited to records management, payroll, customer service, purchasing, budgeting and capital planning, information technology, reporting and analyzing crime/traffic/enforcement data, administrative adjudication and court proceedings, and accreditation.  The annual salary range is $85,708 to $113,730 with a starting salary DOQ.  For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

Village Forester

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the full-time position of Village Forester in the Engineering & Public Works Department. The Forestry Division which is comprised of two Foresters are responsible for maintaining approximately 17,500 trees on public property through programs of systematic pruning, removal, planting, tree preservation, disease control and care for sick and damaged trees. Wilmette earned its 33rd Tree City USA recognition for 2016, and has received a total 15 Growth Awards from the Arbor Day Foundation.  The annual salary range is $69,189 – $91,811 with a starting salary DOQ.  For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

Leaf Collector (Seasonal)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the Leaf Collector positions in the Engineering and Public Works Department.  The Leaf Collectors will work 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday) beginning in October through early December.  This position will be responsible for sweeping, raking, loading leaves and other related tasks as required of the Village’s Leaf Collection Program.  The hourly rate is $12.73/hr.   For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

Part-Time Telecommunicator (911 Operator)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the part-time Telecommunicator position working in the Police Department. The person is this position will work 16 to 24 hours per week. This is a civilian position primarily responsible for the operation of the public safety radio and computer aided dispatch (CAD); and handling requests for emergency services.  The hourly rate is  $28.13/hr.  For more information regarding this position, follow this link to the job announcement.

Part-Time Television Camera Operator

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the part-time Television Camera Operator position working in the Cable Department with Wilmette Community Television (WCTV–Channel 6).  WCTV-6 is the Government Access Channel for the Village of Wilmette.  The person is this position will work 4-5 meetings per month, a total of approximately 6-8 hours during the evenings; and some special meeting coverage taking place during the year on both weekdays and weekends, approximately 5-6 times per year. For more information regarding this position, including compensation, follow this link to the job announcement.

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer