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:

Project Manager – Engineering (full-time)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking candidates for the newly added position of a full-time Project Manager-Engineering. We are seeking a candidate with experience in managing engineering projects with considerable knowledge of civil engineering principles who has excellent organizational, planning and time-management skills. This position will work as a staff member of the Engineering and Public Works Department, and report to the Village Engineer.  The salary range for this position is $79,684 to $105,735 with a starting salary DOQ.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Facilities Maintainer (full-time)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking candidates for a full-time Facilities Maintainer I position in the Engineering and Public Works Department.   The person in this position will perform building maintenance and light janitorial work and repair duties of low/medium complexity involving carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical work. The person in this position will be responsible for the general maintenance, repairs and some janitorial functions of the commuter train station building and all Village facilities except the Water Plant.  The salary range for this position is $49,994 to $66,342 with a starting salary DOQ.   For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Police Telecommunicator (part-time)

The Village of Wilmette is accepting applications for a part-time Police Telecommunicator (911 Operator).  The person in this position will work approximately 16 to 24 hours per week to include weekends and 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 service.  The starting hourly rate is $28.62.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Front Counter Assistant (part-time)

The Village of Wilmette is accepting applications for a part-time Front Counter Assistant in the Engineering & Public Works Department. The person in this position will work approximately 20 hours per week providing customer service to the general public. In addition, this position will answer the telephone, respond to emails, enter electronic work orders, communicate with employees working outdoors, respond to walk-in service requests, prepare payroll, maintain department files, and other responsibilities as assigned.  The starting hourly rate is $18.82.   For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Accountant (part-time)

The Village of Wilmette is accepting applications for a part-time Accountant in the Finance Department. This position will work up to 20 hours per week and assist with maintaining the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, prepare financial reports, and provide analysis as needed to assist senior management in decision making. In addition, this position will assist in various financial management capacities to include, but not limited to accounts payable, purchasing, annual audits and special projects. The hourly pay range is $32.16 to $42.68 with a starting hourly rate DOQ.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Fire Hydrant Inspector (seasonal)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the seasonal Fire Hydrant Inspector position in the Engineering & Public Works Department.   This position will work 32 hours per week, Monday through Friday for up to a 10-week period during the summer months.  Position will be responsible for inspecting fire hydrants for damages, lubricating and/or replacing hydrant caps, checking for obstructions around the fire hydrants, and performing data entry.  The wage is $16.41 per hour.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer