Employment Opportunities

The Village only accepts applications and resumes in connection with specific advertised positions. Applications and resumes are not kept on file. If there is an advertised position you would like to apply for listed below, please click on the corresponding link for more information.

Employment Application


The Village of Morton Grove is accepting applications for the Firefighter Eligibility Register. To apply, visit recruitment.iosolutions.com. To view the minimum requirements for testing please click here. Current starting salary is $62,127.  Application deadline is September 13th at 4:00 p.m. The written examination will take place on Saturday, October 15th.



The Village of Morton Grove is seeking two part-time Fire Inspector/Code Enforcement Officers (approximately 20-25 hours a week each) to support public safety and prevent property loss through the inspection of new and existing buildings, commercial and residential. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: building inspections to ensure adequate fire protection, identification and correction of fire hazards, identification and correction of property maintenance issues and, providing communication to property and business owners to resolve compliance problems. In addition, this position will also assist with public education throughout the Village. These positions will operate under the supervision of the Fire Chief.

The position of Fire Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer performs inspections in and around properties and buildings throughout the community for the purpose of verifying compliance with the adopted Fire Codes and Life Safety Codes; identifies the existence of hazardous materials, as well as the nature, quantity, and locations of such materials; and with direction utilizes all available means to ensure compliance with such laws and codes where violations persist. In addition, this position will also be familiar with local property and appearance standards & codes and will perform enforcement functions of those standards as assigned. Documentation and data entry related to enforcement and inspection activities. Congenial and authoritative communication/interaction with business owners and residents is necessary. This position will also assist in other bureau activities as may be necessary.

Candidate Qualifications
Candidates must possess related inspection or fire service experience and must be knowledgeable in concepts related to fire prevention, fire suppression systems, various building, electrical and mechanical systems, fire codes, property maintenance codes and inspection techniques. Possession of Fire Prevention Officer Certification or its equivalent is desirable; however limited training opportunities may be available for candidates with strong related backgrounds. The successful candidate will be a highly organized, collaborative, experienced individual with a combination of fire service/code enforcement and customer service experience. The ability to work collaboratively with various village officials, technical experts and the public is required.

Morton Grove Village Hall
6250 Lincoln
Morton Grove, IL 60053
Contact number (847) 470-5226.

The Village of Morton Grove offers competitive compensation of $20 - $25 per hour DOQ.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter outlining job related experience, resume, and a completed employment application, to:
Captain Bill Porter via e mail to bporter@mortongroveil.org

Applications are due by April 20, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Employment applications can be found at www.mortongroveil.org under “Quick Links”; "Employment."



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