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:

Engineering Intern (Summer months)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking self-motivated individuals with a positive work ethic to fill the position of Engineering Intern working in the summer months with the option for some additional winter (break time) work. This position will work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday for a total of a 14-week period. Position will be responsible for a wide variety of civil and municipal engineering related functions, including construction inspections, construction plan reviews, evaluating pavement conditions, utility investigation, contractor coordination, and traffic studies.  The wage is $16.41 per hour.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Fire Safety Inspector (Part-time)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the part-time Fire Safety Inspector position 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 20 to 25 hours per week from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Position will be responsible for performing a variety of routine and complex Fire Safety Inspections of existing commercial, and multi-family dwellings in accordance with applicable Village ordinances, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and International Code Council (ICC) fire codes.  The wage is $30/hour, and will participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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