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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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, March 20, 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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Seasonal Part-Time – Henry Hyde Resource Center

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division is accepting applications for five (5), June 8, 2020 openings for the at-will, non-exempt, seasonal position of Part-time employee in the Henry Hyde Resource Center, Police Department. The position works approximately 25-40 hours a week, depending on the week, on a seasonal basis, with a start date and end date to their employment with the Village, as determined by the Village of Addison. Examples of some of the duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assist with Food Bank – putting food away and distribution, faxing count-sheets to NIFB and ensure all left-over food is distributed to the community.
  • Assist with attendance – taking daily attendance and inputting attendance records into an electronic format.
  • Assist with Reading Club – help children select books at appropriate reading level and check them out of the H.H.R.C library, as well as log all reading time during summer camp.
  • Assist with equipment – ensure all equipment is packed and transported to the parks or outside play areas, ensure children pick up equipment that is used and nothing is left behind.
  • Set-up and take-down wall divider daily.
  • Assist with Walk/Run Club (WRC) – enter into a log all distances the children walk/run outside or in the park, enter distances in an electronic format and assist with awards.
  • On a daily basis, all mentors will:
    • Wipe down tables
    • Wipe down white boards
    • Make sure main room is clean and in order
    • Organize bookcases
    • Set-up and put-away crafts in organized bins
    • Supervise children during, but not limited to:
      • Park play-time
      • Field trips
      • Movie-time
      • Computer lab time
      • Hallway activities
      • Bathrooms breaks (from the outside)
      • Crafting projects
      • Lunch-time
  • On a weekly basis, all mentors will:
    • Organize game cabinets
    • Ensure games are complete
    • Organize art cabinet
  • End of summer clean-up: all seasonals will clean and organize all cabinets, closets, etc. 
  • Youth mentors will provide assistance and fill-in where needed and directed, by their H.H.R.C supervisor. 

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

  • Possess current and/or previous experience working with children ages 5 to 14 years of age. 
  • Must have previous or current experience volunteering at the Village of Addison H.H.R.C After-School Program or Summer Camp. 
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable.
  • Ability to work any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person, 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).

Beneficial, But Not Required, Qualifications include:

  • Be proficient (able to read, write and speak) the Spanish Language.

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 thirty (30) pounds. Employees in this position are required to participate in more physical work, as they will be participating in many of the events hosted by the H.H.R.C – setting up events, tables, chairs, food, participating in extracurricular events with the attendees, etc.  

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 starting hourly rate for all positions is $14.95. Seasonal Part-time employees may work up to approximately 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.

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, March 24, 2020.  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 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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Seasonal Part-Time – Public Works Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division is accepting applications for ten (10), May 18, 2020 openings for the at-will, FLSA non-exempt, seasonal position of Part-time employee in the Public Works Department. The position works approximately 40 hours a week, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday – Friday on a seasonal basis, with a start date and end date to their employment with the Village, as determined by the Village of Addison. The primary responsibility of the Seasonal employee will involve performing a variety of maintenance activities in the buildings and on the grounds of various Village-owned facilities. The seasonal employee will be assigned to perform the duties of any one of the divisions in the Public Works Department on a rotating daily basis. Examples of some of the duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs daily cleaning and maintenance activities within all Public Works Buildings, facilities and their grounds, including but not limited to: scrubbing, waxing, and polishing furniture; vacuuming and shampooing carpets; emptying waste baskets and ash trays; taking trash to dumpster; maintaining humidifiers; washing windows, woodwork, toilets, and washrooms; spraying and fumigating when necessary.  May perform computer entry such as parts and material inventory, tree inventory, sidewalk trip hazard inventory, hydrant records, etc.
  • Assists in the performance of various outdoor projects, including street patching, water-main breaks, setting-up and taking down barricades, branch pick-up tree trimming, performs inspections and inventories of village-owned systems such as sidewalk trip hazards, street lights, trees, etc. Assists with the cleaning, maintenance and repair of underground and aboveground utilities, including: sewers, clean-outs, water mains, valves, hydrants, light poles, sidewalks, curbs, roadways, and pump stations. 
  • Assists with keeping outside premises clean and orderly by sweeping and cleaning sidewalks and ramps; mowing lawns and raking leaves; picking up debris from the grounds; snow and ice removal, etc. Occasionally makes minor repairs to buildings, furniture, or equipment, such as windows, doors, furnace, and plumbing and electrical fixtures; identifies and reports items which need major repair.  Paints walls, floors, piping, etc. in various Village buildings.  Paints fire hydrants.

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

  • Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D Equivalent and be 18 years old.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable.
  • Ability to work any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person, 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).
  • Possess a valid Illinois License CDL Class ‘D’ and/or Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension.

Beneficial, But Not Required, Qualifications include:

  • The ability to operate equipment and machinery such as heavy equipment and trucks, hand and power tools, hydraulic tools, pumps, landscaping equipment, mechanical and HVAC equipment. 
  • Vocational/technical training in the construction trades and additional experience in public works/utility maintenance, construction and repair.

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; 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, odors, toxic and/or caustic chemicals and agents, wetness, moving parts, fumes, risk of electrical shock, frequent vibration and disease.  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 starting hourly rate for all positions is $14.95. Seasonal Part-time employees work approximately 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 from the Village’s website at www.addisonadvantage.org. 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, March 24, 2020.  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.



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.

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