EMPLOYMENT

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.

 

 

Executive Assistant – Office of the Chief of Police

The Plainfield Police Department is seeking applicants for a full-time Executive Assistant. Supporting our Chief of Police and Command Staff, this individual will direct and coordinate the activities of the Executive Division, supervise Custodians, and maintain budget and facility management. The Executive Assistant also handles concerns/issues of employees, and ensures personnel documentation is maintained in accordance with Department, Village, and regulatory agency requirements. Special assignments and community relations projects are a common responsibility.

Required: Must possess a B.A. degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent years of training and experience; Valid Illinois Driver’s License; Related experience and training desired. Advanced knowledge of law enforcement administration, and facility management is preferred, as is the ability to prepare related reports, analyses, policies, and budgets. Ability to interact effectively in a stressful environment and act quickly and calmly in emergencies.

Starting salary is $57,495. 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.

 


Water Service Worker

The Village of Plainfield is seeking applicants for a full-time Water Service Worker position. Supporting our Public Works Department, this individual will perform a variety of maintenance and customer service duties within the Water Division and will also perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility. This position receives general supervision from the Crew Leader and Water Superintendent
Required: A one-year certification from a college or technical school; or HS Diploma with 3-6 months of related experience/training. Must have knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical, and water meter fixtures and operation; appropriate techniques of handling a variety of hazardous materials and chemicals; basic principles of record-keeping; various construction techniques and equipment associated with water distribution; procedures used in water sampling; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations; operational aspects of wells, pumps, reservoirs and associated electrical controls; modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment; safe work practices and basic principles of mathematics.
Starting rate of pay is $22.84 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.



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.