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:

Civil Engineering Internship

The Village of Wilmette is seeking self-motivated individuals with a positive work ethic to fill the Civil Engineering Intern positions during the summer with the option for additional winter (break time) work. This position will work 40 hours per week, generally between 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Duration of internship to correspond with college summer break (start and end dates are flexible). The starting hourly rate is $16.82 per hour.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Forestry Internship

The Village of Wilmette is seeking a self-motivated individual with positive work ethics to fill the position of Forestry Intern for the summer months. This position will work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday for a 10-week period in the Engineering & Public Works Department. The successful candidate will assist in performing a variety of Urban Forestry tasks, including surveys for Dutch elm disease, Emerald ash borer, hazardous trees, view obstructions, tree inventory updates, and other related tasks. The starting hourly rate is $16.82 per hour. For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Geographic Information System (GIS) Internship

The Village of Wilmette is seeking a self-motivated individual with positive work ethics to fill the position of GIS Intern.  This position will work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday for a 10-week period in the Engineering & Public Works Department. The successful candidate will use Collector for ArcGIS to create and maintain digital data layers, and other related tasks as assigned.  The starting hourly rate is $16.82 per hour.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Clerk (full-time)

The Village of Wilmette is searching for a full-time reliable and detailed orientated Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Clerk. The successful candidate will provide superior customer service as well as financial, administrative, and clerical support to the Finance Department. The candidate will assist in maintaining the Village’s accounts payable and receivable data, and responsible for customer service, invoice management, posting payments, and communicating with residents, vendors, and the general public. The starting salary is DOQ with a salary range of $48,341 to $64,149 with an excellent benefits package. For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

Accreditation Assistant (part-time)

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill a newly created position of Part-time Accreditation Assistant to work in the Police Department. The person in this position will work 18 to 22 hours per week between Monday to Friday and 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.  The successful candidate will assist with the accreditation process to ensure the Police Department maintains the standards required by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).   The starting rate is between $22.67 and $27.00 per hour depending on qualifications and hours worked.  For more information, follow this link to the job announcement.

The Village of Wilmette is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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