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Full-Time Clerk Typist – Records Division
Police Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one (1) February 3, 2020 vacancy in the at-will, F.L.S.A non-exempt, full-time position of Clerk Typist in the Police Department, Records Division. This is an entry-level clerical classification working under direct supervision by the Records Supervisor or his designee, performing clerical and administrative functions within the Records Division. The Clerk Typist may also work as a receptionist at the front desk greeting visitors to the Police Department. Work may involve heavy public contact on a continuous basis. Therefore, the Clerk Typist must possess patience and a professional and welcoming demeanor to visitors. Further, given the heavy public contact, the Clerk Typist will be expected to possess tact and be able to diffuse situations where visitors may be difficult or upset.

The Clerk Typist will generally work a Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday schedule, amounting to a 37.5-hour work-week, plus any required overtime. However, the normal work-week and work-day could vary at the discretion of the Village of Addison. The Clerk Typist may also be called upon to learn duties in other positions and perform duties in a backup capacity as directed. Work is of routine difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Records Supervisor or his/her designee. 

The primary responsibility of the Clerk Typist will involve, but not be limited to: 

  • Types a variety of correspondence including records, forms, memorandums and reports; checks for accuracy in spelling, grammar and punctuation; composes basic correspondence and signs supervisor’s name as authorized.
  • Performs general office duties, answers telephones, greets visitors, fulfills requests for information, directs telephone calls and messages to appropriate personnel; meets customers and handles their inquires or problems for solutions; gives basic information of a non-technical nature concerning departmental procedures, rules and regulations. Performs receptionist duties at the Police Department switchboard handling a high volume of calls and a high volume of window traffic. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Compiles special reports and studies; audits reports; proofreads data; codes data for entry into computer; responding to FOIA requests; assists in the preparation of charts, graphs and other statistical data. 
  • Assists the supervisor with planning orientation and training classes when necessary; prepare assignment schedules; controls departmental supply inventory.
  • May perform police matron duties which includes searching female prisoners; assisting officers with booking procedures; supervising children whose parents are under arrest; giving testimony in court when required.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position and operate department equipment with strict adherence to Village and Department safety policies and procedures.
  • May assist staff with and/or perform work in the Administrative Adjudication Program and/or the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program.
  • Ability to safely and properly operate trucks, tools, and equipment involved in department operations and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual; may serve on departmental safety committee.
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed. 

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Possess at least two (2) years of general clerical experience.
  • Ability to work expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English at the High School graduate level.

ADA COMPLIANCE

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of objects weighing up to twenty (20) pounds. Employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts. Possess the ability to sit (using a computer on a desk) for several or more hours straight with occasional short breaks; and stand for an hour or more at one time with occasional short breaks (i.e., filing documents, working the front counter greeting and working with customers).

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.  Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required. May be required to work over-time as necessary in order to accomplish work tasks

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under generally safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors may cause discomfort and poses a limited risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to occasionally moderate. Must possess the ability to recognize and prepare to work safely within the constraints of potential hazards.

Salary:

The salary range for this position is $49,291.85 - $68,231.45. The Clerk Typist will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 37.5-hours per week, plus any required overtime.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process may consist of, but not be limited to: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills, a personal interview and the application of a test. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to ACornelius@Addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5 pm, February 6, 2020.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please visit Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity. 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:

Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504. 

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Part-Time Clerk Typist – Addison Consolidated Dispatch Center
Police Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division is accepting applications for the purpose of filling one (1) vacancy in the position of Part-time Clerk Typist in the Village of Addison Police Department, Addison Consolidated Dispatch Center. The Part-time Clerk Typist is an at-will, FLSA non-exempt position working under direct supervision in the Addison Consolidated Dispatch Center. Incumbents in this classification perform routine and non-routine duties with a variety of related tasks. The distinguishing characteristics of this classification include responsibility for performing general secretarial and clerical support duties requiring some independent judgment and innovation at times.  The Clerk Typist may work as a receptionist at the front desk greeting visitors to the Center. Work is of routine difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Center’s Director or his/her designee.

Duties of the Part-time Clerk Typist include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists the Director of Communications (Director) in performing duties related to payroll for the staff of the A.C.D.C; this includes making entries and ensuring staff entries are accurate in the Village’s payroll software system. Assists employees of the A.C.D.C in using the Village’s electronic financial software system.
  • Assists the Director with completing the A.C.D.C’s annual budget and budget review. Assists the Director with project budgets, book-keeping, and supplies and inventory.
  • Assists the Professional Standards Coordinator with reports, CALEA files, gathering proofs for accreditation, and assisting in updating employee training files.  
  • Assists the Director in compiling special reports and studies; audits reports; proofreads data; assists in the preparation of charts, graphs, and other statistical data.
  • Handles the purchasing process for the A.C.D.C which includes: creating purchase orders, tracking orders, processing goods and receipts, completing all paperwork and/or electronic documents.  Completing the reimbursement process, either the Village’s or the ETSB’s, for the A.C.D.C and staff. 
  • Handles the scheduling of the Village’s E.O.C. Schedules training for the A.C.D.C with outside vendors and works with E.T.S.B to coordinate payments and reimbursements regarding training.
  • Performs the duties of the position and operates department equipment with strict adherence to Village and Department safety policies and procedures. 
  • Performs general office receptionist duties; answers telephone as required, greets visitors, copies reports, purges closed files, fulfills requests for information, and directs telephone and personal callers to proper parties. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to safely and properly operate trucks, tools, and equipment involved in department operations and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual; may serve on departmental safety committee. 
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position: 

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Possess at least one (1) year of experience in accounting, payroll and/or purchasing, preferably in a government setting. 
  • Possess working knowledge of the data processing systems (personal computers, Microsoft Office Software, e-mail). 
  • Ability to successfully complete and pass an oral interview, a full police background investigation, including a physical examination and drug screen. 

ADA COMPLIANCE 

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of objects up to twenty (20) pounds. However, employees in this position should also possess the ability to sit (using a computer on a desk) for several or more hours straight with occasional short breaks; and stand for an hour or more at one time with occasional short breaks (i.e., filing documents, working the front counter greeting and working with customers).

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public.  Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under generally safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors may cause discomfort and poses a limited risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to occasionally moderate. 

Ability to recognize and prepare to work safely within the constraints of potential hazards. 

Salary:

The hourly wage rate for the position is $25.27 - $34.99.

Required Test and Screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate's past work experience and skills, a full police background investigation, physical examination, including a drug screen, and a personal interview. Successful candidates must pass all required screenings and tests administered in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Village of Addison website: www.Addisonadvantage.org, Division of Human Resources Section, to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to ACornelius@Addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5 pm, February 6, 2020.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please visit Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity. 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:

Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.

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Engineering Technician – Community Development Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one vacancy in the at-will, FLSA non-exempt, full-time position of Engineering Technician in the Village of Addison Community Development Department. The Engineering Technician works 37.5 hours a week, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. The Engineering Technician may be on call 24-hours a day for emergency inspections and to work overtime in the necessary capacity to perform job duties. The Technician in this engineering position performs engineering-specific work such as performing calculations, plan reviews and inspections. The person will also perform engineering-related plan reviews and inspections of business, commercial, industrial, housing and building properties to ensure compliance with all Village building, zoning, engineering, storm-water, national flood insurance, construction, and life safety codes. The Engineering Technician may be required to obtain job-related certifications as directed by the Village. Work is of average difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Director of Community Development and/or his designee.

The primary responsibility of the Engineering Technician will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Conducts plan reviews, issues permits and performs field inspections for compliance pertaining to engineering site improvements, including, but not limited to: demolition and earthmoving, roadwork, other paved surfaces, water, sanitary and storm-sewer construction, and storm-water management and water quality improvements. 
  • Investigates reported municipal, building, subdivision, engineering, storm-water, water quality, NFIP, and zoning code violations; initiates corrective or enforcement measures; notifies violators or corrective actions required for compliance; conducts follow-up inspections and reports; makes court appearances as necessary.
  • Meets and corresponds with residents, property owners and managers, contractors, developers, architects, engineers, planners and others regarding plans and permitting, assists in the applicant’s preparation of site improvement permits, coordinates with outside consultants when necessary, and makes written reports of plan examinations and inspections together with notes on any action taken; also meets to answer questions about code-related and storm-water management situations and property violations.
  • Counts traffic manually and/or install and maintain traffic counting devices; download data and prepare reports.
  • Collects field data via surveying in the field; gathers topography, locates property pins, property lines, and easements; lays out grades and stakes, and marks items in the field for removal and replacement for in-house projects.
  • Inspects properties for transfer of property stamps.
  • Reviews and updates water-main, sanitary, storm-sewer, detention/retention facilities, water quality improvements, wetlands, flood information, street lighting, and traffic signal atlases and databases to conform to “as-built” conditions.
  • Assists staff engineers in preparation for bid, review, inspection, documentation, and closeout of annual roadwork, Village, and IDOT let projects. 
  • Assists staff engineers in updating Village Ordinances and Codes related to departmental activities to ensure that they reflect current municipal needs and policies; prepares proposed revisions and submits them for review.
  • May maintain benchmark records by inputting and updating in a database or GIS and assigning new file numbers as necessary
  • May prepare reports and recommendations related to permits issued and inspections made for yearly reports and assists in updating municipal codes.
  • May prepare required ordinance, code, permit fees and form updates and/or revisions as directed; attends Development Review Committee meetings.
  • May receive and investigate the general public's complaints regarding the Engineering Division services. Institutes corrective measures including legal action as feasible, and communicates with the general public regarding complaint disposition. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.
  • Performs duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual and is expected to report any hazards and observed infractions immediately to their supervisor; may serve on departmental safety committee; makes certain that staff in the division are also performing duties in accordance with all Department/division SOP/safety manual regulations and policies.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Possess design/CAD knowledge, and site improvement review and inspection experience.
  • An associate or bachelor degree and at least four (4) years of experience as a full-time plan examiner or inspector in site improvement is highly desired.
  • Possession of Technology Transfer Training (IDOT) from T2 coursework, IDOT Documentation Class Certificate, Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC), and Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is highly desired.
  • After hire, the Engineering Technician may be required to acquire certifications or successfully complete other job-specific training in a time-frame as established by the Director.
  • Possession of a valid Class ‘D’ Illinois Driver’s License free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension. 
  • Ability to work beyond the normally-scheduled work-day/work-week in order to accomplish job requirements. 
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person and over the phone, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).

ADA COMPLIANCE

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle keyboards and paper, rolled or unrolled, and blue-prints; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs and uneven terrain; occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to fifty (50)   pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public. Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that occasionally require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic agents, wetness, electrical currents, moving parts, fumes, grass and woods, excavated soils, and traffic. This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally loud.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks. Ability to recognize and prepare to work safely within the constraints of potential hazards.

Salary:

The annual salary range for the position is $70,820 - $98,030. The Engineering Technician will receive a very competitive benefit package and work, at a minimum, 37.5 hours per week.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to Donald Pinson, Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at One Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, February 14, 2020.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please visit Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity. 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:

Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.

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Inspector 2 – 
Community Development Department


Summary of Position and Duties
:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy in the at-will, F.L.S.A non-exempt, full-time position of Community Development Inspector 2 in the Community Development Department. The Community Development Inspector 2 position is a higher level classification than that of the Community Development Inspector 1 employee, requiring more inspection experience, ability to perform plan reviews and obtain job-related certifications. The person in this position performs inspections of business, commercial, industrial, housing and building properties to ensure compliance with all Village building, zoning, construction, and life safety codes. The Inspector may be on call 24-hours a day for emergency inspections and required to work overtime in the necessary capacity to perform job duties. The Community Development Inspector 2 works 37.5 hours per week, 8 – 4pm daily, Monday – Friday, but may be called in at other times than the regularly-scheduled work-day if emergencies arise and at the discretion of the Village of Addison. Work is of average difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Building Division Supervisor or his designee.

The primary responsibility of the Community Development Inspector 2 will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Investigates reported municipal, building, sub-division, and zoning code violations; initiates corrective or enforcement measures; notifies violators or corrective actions required for compliance; conducts follow-up inspections and reports; makes court appearance as necessary. 
  • Assists supervisor in updating Village Ordinances related to departmental activities to ensure that Village Ordinances reflect current municipal needs; prepares proposed revisions and submits them to their supervisor for review.
  • Meets or corresponds with contractors, architects, developers, residents, owners and managers regarding missing or inadequate details or existing violations; makes written reports of inspections and plan examinations together with notes on any action taken. 
  • Performs duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual and is expected to report any hazards and observed infractions immediately to their supervisor; may serve on departmental safety committee; makes certain that staff in the division are also performing duties in accordance with all Department/division SOP/safety manual regulations and policies.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position and operate department equipment with strict adherence to Village and Department safety policies and procedures.
  • Inspects all properties requiring licenses and transfer of property stamps.
  • Resolves complaints of municipal zoning, subdivision, and building code violations. 
  • Conducts plan reviews, issues permits and performs field inspections on signs, outdoor activities, plumbing systems, concrete framing, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems including site, road, parking lot, water, sanitary and storm sewer construction, as the case maybe. 
  • Prepares reports and recommendations related to inspections made and assists in updating municipal codes.
  • Review and update sanitary and storm-sewer, water-main, street light and traffic signal atlases to conform to “As-built” conditions.
  • Prepares required ordinance, code, permit fees and form updates and/or revisions as directed; attends Development Review Committee meetings.
  • Meets with homeowners, contractors, developers, architects, engineers, planners and others to answer questions about code-related situations and assists in the preparation of building permits; coordinates with outside consultants for the review of building plans when necessary.
  • Receives and investigates the general public's complaints regarding division services. Institutes corrective measures including legal action as feasible and communicates with the general public regarding complaint disposition. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.

IN ADDITION TO THE AFOREMENTIONED ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK, INSPECTORS IN THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT WILL BE ASSIGNED AND REQUIRED TO GAIN EXPERTISE IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FIVE (5) INSPECTION AREAS:

1. BUILDING INSPECTION

Inspects during construction work to check footings, foundations, other concrete work, framing, other structural systems, electrical, H.V.A.C., plumbing, spotted surveys, driveways, and parking areas at single family dwellings and accessory structural such as pools, sheds, decks and fences for compliance with applicable building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fire, zoning and other applicable codes and ordinances including soil and erosion control practices. Performs disaster inspections such as those caused by flooding, fire, vehicle striking building, as requested to determine the safety of the structure. 

2. COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL INSPECTION

Inspects all businesses in the Village’s industrial park and areas zoned for manufacturing on a regular basis for compliance with municipal and related codes and ordinance covering building and property maintenance and alteration; inspects all commercial and industrial buildings whenever a new business applies for a license; approves or rejects plans; makes inspections during new construction to check concrete, structural, electrical, H.V.A.C., and plumbing work to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, including soil and erosion control practices, inspects parking lots, driveways, storage areas, and landscaping for compliance with the Village Code.

3. HOUSING INSPECTION

Inspects, on a regular basis, all rental residential property as required for compliance with appropriate codes and ordinances including individual apartments, driveways, parking lots, sidewalks, and landscape areas.

4. PUBLIC, PRIVATE CONSTRUCTION AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY INSPECTION

Performs field inspections of street, sewer, water-main, and sidewalk construction in new and existing developments with the Village, including soil and erosion control practices, compiles lists of deficiencies on new subdivision prior to final inspections; tests or witnesses test of all water main and sanitary sewer before acceptance; addresses complaints of street repair, drainage, and flooding; performs grade and level work for all departments requested; inspects illegal sump pump connection whenever a transfer of property occurs; designs and implements plans and specifications for annual street maintenance programs. Also performs survey work, traffic studies, drainage inspector, review of payment requests and field inspections of as-built plans.

5. ZONING INSPECTIONS

Inspects or reviews plan, property, buildings, and proposed uses for compliance with zoning ordinance requirements including, but not limited to: for use, location, set back, height, floor-area-ratio, parking, and green space requirements; reviews for compliance with special uses, pre-annexation agreements and other requirements by the Village Board.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least four (4) years of experience as a full-time Community Development Inspector or Plan Examiner, preferably with the Village of Addison.
  • The Community Development Inspector 2 will be expected to acquire at least three (3) certifications under the International Code Council or successfully complete the IDOT Training Program in a time-frame as established by the Director.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English at the High School graduate level.

ADA COMPLIANCE 

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle keyboards and paper, rolled or unrolled, and blue-prints; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs and uneven terrain; occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to fifty (50)   pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public. Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that occasionally require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic agents, wetness, electrical currents, moving parts, fumes. This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally loud.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.

Salary:

The salary range for this position is $74,321 - $102,877. The Community Development Inspector 2 will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 37.5 hours per week, plus any required overtime. 

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to KAugusewicz@Addison-il.org, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, February 14, 2020.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Please visit Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity. 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS:

Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.

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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION 

Applications may be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or may be downloaded and submitted below.  You may attach a resume and cover letter when submitting online.

Download a Village of Addison Job Application here.

Submit your completed application and any other useful documents here:

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For instructions on submitting an online application, click here.

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