The Village of Plainfield offers a fast-paced, exciting work environment!

The Village currently employs 150 individuals and offers a number of excellent benefits:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Competitive salaries
Personal, sick, and vacation days
Pension plan

Thank you for your interest in the Village of Plainfield.



Crossing Guard

The Plainfield Police Department is currently seeking a part-time crossing guard. The selected candidate will be responsible for guarding street crossings during hours when children are going to and coming from school. Hours would be Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. during school days. Required: Applicant must be 18 years of age or older. High school degree or GED and a valid Illinois Driver’s License. Able to pass work-related physical exam, drug screen, and background check. Starting rate of pay is $18.88 per hour. Please review full job description for more details. Applications are available online or may be picked up at Village Hall, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Resumes with applications can be sent to humanresources@goplainfield.com.



Engineering Internships

The Village is seeking candidates for engineering internship positions (4 available) in the Public Works Department/Engineering Division.
Job Description/General Duties: Temporary, seasonal position performs moderately technical engineering duties. Work is performed under the direction of the Superintendant of Public Improvements or other manager as assigned. Work may involve inspections of methods and materials used in the construction of roadways, curbs, gutters, and other public improvements; reviews and interprets construction plans and specifications; assistance with surveying for Village projects; measuring of all quantities used in construction projects and other statistical data collection; assistance with internal traffic studies; office related functions including data entry, filing, and scanning; interaction with the public, contractors, and Village employees. Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma or GED. All applicants will be considered; however, current students studying civil or environmental engineering are preferred. Must have a valid Illinois Drivers License. Have effective written and oral communication skills.
Salary: $10.00 per hour
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (limited O.T. work may be required)
Employment Duration: May – September 2020 (approximate)
Selection Process: Interested candidates should complete an employment application and submit it to: Village of Plainfield - Human Resources, 24401 W. Lockport Street, Plainfield, IL 60544 or fax (815) 436-1950 or email humanresources@goplainfield.com. Deadline for applications is April 17, 2020.

The Village of Plainfield Employment Application (for all positions except Police Officer) must be completed in full. Applications should only be submitted for positions that are posted. Resumes received without an application and incomplete employment applications will not be considered. Applications are also available at the Village Hall.

Completed applications with resume and a cover letter for all civilian positions can be emailed to humanresources@goplainfield.com, dropped off at Village Hall, or mailed to:
Village of Plainfield
24401 W. Lockport St.
Plainfield, IL 60544


The Village of Plainfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for available positions.

Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all applicants due to the large volume of applications that we receive. However, if we are interested in interviewing you for one of our positions, you will be contacted at that time.

The hiring of Police Officers is conducted through the Plainfield Police Commission selection process whereby testing leads to an Eligibility List. Our current list expires in May 2021. Notice will be posted when testing will occur and applications will be accepted at that time.