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.



Associate Planner

The Village of Plainfield is seeking to hire a full-time Associate Planner. This position involves the application of professional planning skills and knowledge to serve as a staff technician in the review of development matters as they relate to the comprehensive plan, Village policies, codes, and ordinance. This position also involves performing responsible technical assignments in the administration of the comprehensive plan, plan review, land use managements, code review for signage, code development and/or modification, and other related matters. Works with considerable independence but is expected to exercise exceedingly high levels of good judgment, tact, and diplomacy. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Excel database software; Adobe Photoshop design software, ArcGIS, and Microsoft Word software. Please review full job description for more details. Starting annual salary is $57,495. DOQ. Applications are available online or you may pick one up at Village Hall 7:30 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Resumes with applications can be sent to: humanresources@goplainfield.com.



Cable Television Operator

The Village is seeking applicants for a part-time Cable Television Operator. This position supports our Administrative Department in performing technical duties and assisting and coordinating functions pertaining to the Village cable television production center and channel. This position will be asked to work evenings and be flexible with their scheduling. Approximately 3 to 4 hours per week, on average, will be asked of this position. Required: Video/Audio Engineering training and 1+year of related experience. Starting salary is $18.88/hr. Please review the job description for more details. Applications may be submitted via e-mail or in person at Village Hall, 24401 W. Lockport Street.

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 November 17, 2019. Notice will be posted when testing will occur and applications will be accepted at that time.