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.


The Village of Morton Grove, Illinois is a mature near-north suburb of Chicago with immediate access to interstate, public transit, and recreational trail networks. Residents enjoy the comforts of suburban living, access to 400 acres of Cook County Forest Preserves, a mix of small businesses and national retailers, a short commute to Chicago’s Loop, and a community rich in diversity. Today, over 40% of residents were born outside of the United States, an increase of over 7% since 2000.

The Village is seeking a Principal Clerk to provide analytical and administrative support for the Finance Department including cash receipting, water billing, accounts receivable/payable, tracking of various taxes, customer service and other operational functions. The Principal Clerk also works closely with the Assistant Finance Director in the accomplishment of routine Finance Department tasks.

The Principal Clerk will, under the direction of the Assistant Finance Director:

  • Assist with various duties as assigned.
  • Perform operational duties including accounts payable, utility billing, payroll, and special projects.
  • Perform front desk customer service functions including cashier duties and the processing and response to customer inquiries and complaints both in-person and via telephone.
  • Provide feedback to the Assistant Finance Director regarding department processes and tasks.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma and have experience in cashiering, balancing, and customer service or a related field. College degree preferred. Prior municipal experience a plus. The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required:

Excellent communication skills as well as strong mathematical and analytical capabilities, proficiency in Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel) and Adobe operations as well as other Village software and customer service. Fluency in English required.

  • Clear and professional writing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgement
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of customer and employee information
  • Ability to effectively problem solve and to prioritize and multitask to meet objectives and established deadlines
  • Ability to develop functional skills related to utilizing other Village software specific to departments/tasks in which responsibilities lie. (i.e. Freedom of Information software, ticket & code enforcement software and other finance software).

Salary range $44,627 - $57,730 DOQ. IMRF pension and excellent benefit package included.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter. Applications accepted until position is filled. Full Job Description.

Cover letters should be addressed to the attention of Hanna Sullivan, Finance Director.

Resumes and cover letters may be emailed to hr@mortongroveil.org (include “Principal Clerk” in the subject line) or mailed to:

Village of Morton Grove
Attn: Human Resources
6101 Capulina Avenue
Morton Grove, Illinois 60053

Part-Time School Crossing Guard

The Morton Grove Police Department is accepting applications for the position of School Crossing Guard.

This is a seasonal, part-time civilian position with no benefits. Salary is $14.25 per hour and work hours are one hour in the morning between 7am-9am and/or one hour in the afternoon between 2pm-4pm in the afternoon. Please note that due to the quarantine, work hours may vary depending on school assignment.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, high school graduate and able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions. Must be able to work with children and able to instruct them in the need of crossing streets in a safe manner. Must hold a valid Illinois driver’s license and clear driving record. Must pass a background investigation, polygraph test, medical exam and drug screen.


  1. Completed applications can be emailed to pdhr@mortongroveil.org. or mailed/dropped off at the Morton Grove Police Department at 6101 Capulina Avenue, Morton Grove, IL 60053.
  2. Application Deadline: Until filled.
  3. For questions or more information, please contact Records Coordinator Claire Siau at 847/470-5200.
  4. Click here to download the application packet.



The Village of Morton Grove is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Check back in the future for new Morton Grove employment opportunities.

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