The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.


Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

The following openings are available:

You may apply for either online here.


PART-TIME EMPLOYEE – PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
DIVISION OF WATER POLLUTION CONTROL – RECYCLING CENTER

Summary of Position and Duties:
The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison, Illinois is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy in the at-will, F.L.S.A non-exempt, Part-time position of Part-time Employee in the Public Works Department, Division of Water Pollution Control, Recycling Center. Under direct supervision, the individual in this position will generally be expected to work five (5) hours a week on Saturdays staffing the Village’s Recycling Center. However, occasionally, the individual in this position, will be assigned to perform other tasks in the Village, be required to work different days of the week and more than five (5) hours weekly.  

Primary duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains the Village’s Recycle Center in an orderly fashion, including its equipment and grounds, i.e., cleans grounds, shovels snow and assists visitors with drop-offs.
  • 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; initiate training topics or issues as needed.
  • Position involves frequent interaction with residents and other visitors to the Recycling Center, including resolving problems and issues that arise at the Center. The individual in this position will be expected to provide 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.

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

  • Possess a valid Illinois License Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated, free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension.
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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 shovels, rakes, and hand held tools; feel a surface for texture; reach with hands and arms; balance; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs, or into a truck; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person.  Must be capable of turning, twisting, bending, and squatting for frequent but short, periods of time in order to reach for and then use equipment. The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move weight of up to 90 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; 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.

Work Environment Factors:
Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and odors. This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury.

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 hourly rate for this position is $14.20. The Part-time Employee is eligible to accrue paid leave benefits after four (4) months of consecutive employment.

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, September 7, 2018.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one (1) application per person, per testing cycle is accepted. 

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

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 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. 


MECHANIC 1 – PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
DIVISION OF FLEET SERVICES

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison, Illinois is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy in the at-will, F.L.S.A non-exempt, full-time position of Mechanic 1 in the Public Works Department, Division of Fleet Services. Under direct supervision, this person performs maintenance and repair work on all municipal vehicles, small engine-powered equipment, stationary and auxiliary engines and generators, and related items. Required to work weekends, holidays and overtime in the necessary capacity to complete job requirements. Occasionally on 24-hour call for any problems that may occur. The Mechanic 1 works 40-hours a week, 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday – Friday.

The primary responsibility of the Mechanic 1 will involve, but not be limited to:

  • Inspects, diagnoses, repairs and/or replaces components in drive trains, suspensions, fuel systems, electrical systems, air systems, hydraulic systems, and brake systems. Village vehicles include small cars, police cars, light and heavy trucks and commercial equipment,tractors with backhoe and end-loader attachments and dump trucks with snow-plows.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair faulty electrical systems including wiring, motors, generators, starters, lights, and ignition systems. Installs batteries and terminals.
  • Checks and repairs/replaces equipment such as light bars and other special equipment in Police and Public Works vehicles: mounts blades on snow-plows and front-end loaders.
  • Ability to read and understand shop manuals and specifications and use computerized diagnostic tools.
  • Ability to document repair work and maintain computerized and written records.
  • Ability to use all types of hand tools and related power equipment associated with automotive/vehicular maintenance and repair.
  • Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e. gloves, ear plugs, etc.) for the duty at hand according to the 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 (CDL Inspections) according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis; initiate training topics or issues as needed.
  • Ability to be at work as scheduled and on call 24-hrs a day, seven days a week for emergency situations.
  • Assist other workers with department operations ensuring assigned tasks are completed accurately, timely, safely, and according to instructed operating procedures. Also assists other workers in specified area(s) of expertise in operation, instruction and implementation of safe working practices in the operation of all necessary equipment and tools and assist with the general preventative maintenance work and repairs on equipment. Assists in cleaning and maintaining the Fleet Services work area.
  • Performs seasonal duties such as snow-removal.
  • Performs towing services when necessary.
  • Performs services and repairs at other locations.

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

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid Illinois CDL Class ‘A’ or Class ‘B’ Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated, free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension. If the applicant does not have a valid CDL, they will be required to possess one within six (6) months of hire.
  • 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).
  • Possess three (3) years of extensive vehicle maintenance experience or vocational/technical training in automotive or diesel vehicle maintenance and repair, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English at the High School graduate level.
  • Must be Automotive Service Excellence Certified.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, the following certifications within one (1) year of hire: Automobile A5 Brakes, A6 Electrical and Truck T4 Brakes, T8 Preventative Maintenance Inspection.

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 talk or hear on the phone or in person.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel to tighten or loosen nuts and bolts, adjust screws and valves, and to feel matting surfaces for roughness.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms into engine compartments to change parts and make adjustments; climb or balance on vehicles and machinery with no hand holds; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl to set up vehicles on hoists and to crawl under vehicles and equipment; and smell fuel indicating leaks and burning smells that indicate wear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move vehicle tires, auto parts, and plow blades up to ninety (90) pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color 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. 

Work Environment Factors:
Ability to work under conditions that require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, toxic or caustic agents, fumes or airborne particles, chemicals, vibrations, dust, machinery, risk of shock, small explosions or electrical currents.  This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually 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 hourly rate for this position is $30.88. The Mechanic 1 will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 40 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 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, September 7, 2018.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one (1) application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

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 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.


 

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:



For instructions on submitting an online application, click here.

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