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.

Fire Department Accepting Applications

Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge, and Wilmette (MGNPRW) Cooperative

Firefighter Application Deadline: August 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

All applications are completed online through IO Solutions: Morton Grove - Niles - Park Ridge - Wilmette (MGNPRW) Cooperative Firefighter Application - Industrial/Organizational Solutions

Morton Grove Fire Department Requirements:

$55 non-refundable application fee (one $55 fee will grant you access to all four departments)

High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

21 to under 35 years of age by date of written exam, unless otherwise exempt by state statute

U.S. Citizen or an alien admitted for permanent residence or lawfully admitted for temporary residence and who produces evidence of intention to become a citizen of the U.S.;

Valid driver’s license

Must have successfully completed the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) and Aerial Ladder Climb Exercise within a ONE YEAR PERIOD prior to the written examination

Vision: 20/30 corrected, 20/100 uncorrected, able to identify/distinguish between red, green and yellow

In order to complete the probationary period, candidates must have obtained Illinois State Basic Operations Firefighter Certification and Illinois EMT-Paramedic Certification

Required documentation:

Confirmed online application

Consent and Release Forms (available after purchase)

Firefighter Essay Question (available after purchase)

Department Selection Form (available after purchase)

Copy of High School Diploma/GED

Copy of Valid Driver’s License

Copy of Birth Record or Naturalization Papers

Copy of CPAT/Ladder Climb Certification (must be dated 10/1/2021 – 10/1/2022)

Release of Information Waiver (available after purchase)

 

 

Part-Time Community Service Officer

The Morton Grove Police Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of part-time Community Service Officer.  This will be a non-sworn, uniformed, civilian position within the ranks of the police department.

Work hours for the position will be three 4-hour shifts a week for a total of 12 hours per week.  There will be one mandatory 4-hour shift every Friday between 0700-1700 hours.  The remaining two 4-hour shifts can be scheduled between 0700-1700 Monday – Thursday.  An opportunity to work more hours or additional shifts will be presented when available but are limited to 1,000 hours per year.

Duties include but are not limited to office support duties, copying, data entry, filing, document destruction, front desk reception, assisting police and the public in person and on the telephone, report writing, parking enforcement and traffic direction.  May perform searches of male and female prisoners as required and physical well-being checks of prisoners in cells and holding areas.

Candidates must possess excellent customer service skills and must be able to communicate effectively via telephone or in person in a patient and courteous manner in a high stress environment.  Must be able to comprehend, interpret, explain and make decisions in accordance to established department procedures and policies.  Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and must be able to lift 20 pounds or more.  Preferred candidates will possess some law enforcement background.

 

Starting pay is $20.95 per hour.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work every Friday. May work some weekends and some holidays.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Clerical/customer service experience.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and high attention to detail.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently.
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience.
  • Ability to learn industry specific software.
  • Team player and ability to interact well with others.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Candidate must pass a background investigation, polygraph test, psychological examination, medical exam and drug screen.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Submit your application, disclosure form, cover letter, resume and a copy of your high school or college diploma via e-mail to pdhr@mortongroveil.org.
  2. Application Deadline: Until filled.
  3. Faxed or hard copies of the application packet will not be accepted.
  4. All communication regarding the hiring process will be sent via e-mail.  All applicants must provide a valid e-mail address.

Application Packet

 

Part-Time Desk Community Service Officer

The Morton Grove Police Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of part-time Desk Community Service Officer to work the midnight shift.  This will be a non-sworn, uniformed, civilian position within the ranks of the police department.

Regular mandatory hours for part-time Desk CSOs are generally a minimum of two (2) consecutive 4 to 8 hour shifts weekly on the midnight shift between the hours of 10:00pm – 6:00am and/or afternoon shift from 2:00pm – 10:00pm on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays.  Ideal candidates should have availability during those times.  An opportunity to work more hours or additional shifts will be presented when available but are limited to 1,000 hours per year.

Duties include but are not limited to front desk reception, data entry, assisting police and the public in person and on the telephone, report writing and other office support duties. Perform searches of male and female prisoners as required and physical well-being checks of prisoners in cells and holding areas.

Candidates must possess excellent customer service skills and must be able to communicate effectively via telephone or in person in a patient and courteous manner in a high stress environment.  Must be able to comprehend, interpret, explain and make decisions in accordance to established department procedures and policies.  Preferred candidates will possess some law enforcement background.

 

Starting pay is $20.95 per hour.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work any shift plus weekends and holidays if needed.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Clerical/customer service experience.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and high attention to detail.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently.
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience.
  • Ability to learn industry specific software.
  • Team player and ability to interact well with others.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Candidate must pass a background investigation, polygraph test, psychological examination, medical exam and drug screen.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Submit your application, disclosure form, cover letter, resume and a copy of your high school or college diploma via e-mail to pdhr@mortongroveil.org.
  2. Application Deadline: Until filled.
  3. Faxed or hard copies of the application packet will not be accepted.
  4. All communication regarding the hiring process will be sent via e-mail.  All applicants must provide a valid e-mail address.

Application Packet

 

Public Works Seasonal Worker Employment

The Morton Grove Department of Public Works is accepting applications for Summer Seasonal Workers to work from mid-May to mid-August.

Regular mandatory hours for Seasonal Workers are 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Rain days may be determined as Non-Working Days. Seasonal employees will be required to work during the Morton Grove Days multi-day 4th of July weekend event.

Duties include but are not limited to assisting Public Works Crews performing work of routine difficulty in manual labor involving physically demanding unskilled task; performs related work as required.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a High School diploma or Training and G.E.D. and possess a valid Driver’s License. Successful candidates must be in good physical condition & able to work in all outdoor weather conditions. All applicants are required to undergo a background check, and drug screening prior to employment.

 

Starting pay is $13.00 per hour.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work regular weekly hours and after hour, weekends and holidays if needed.
  • Team player and ability to interact well with others.
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Candidate must pass a background investigation and drug screen.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Submit your application, disclosure form and a copy of your high school or college diploma via e-mail to pwhr@mortongroveil.org.
  2. Application Deadline: Until filled.
  3. Faxed or hard copies of the application packet will not be accepted.
  4. All communication regarding the hiring process will be sent via e-mail.  All applicants must provide a valid e-mail address.

Application Packet

 

PRINCIPAL CLERK

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.

Requirements:
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.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  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.

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