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 Village is accepting applications for the following positions: 

Engineering Technician – Community Development Department

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 Engineering Technician in the Village of Addison Community Development Department. The primary responsibility of the Engineering Technician is to complete work of a technical nature, where worthy written and interpersonal skills are required. The Engineering Technician works 37.5 hours a week, generally 7.5 hours each day between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. The Engineering Technician may be on call 24-hours a day for emergency inspections and is expected to work overtime in the necessary capacity to perform job duties. The Engineering Technician position requires engineering-specific work such as performing calculations, plan reviews, and inspections. The Engineering Technician will perform roadwork and utility quantity calculations, engineering-related plan reviews and inspections of site work on business, commercial, industrial, and residential properties to ensure compliance with all Village building, zoning, engineering, storm-water, floodway/floodplain, construction, and life safety codes. The Engineering Technician will be required to obtain job-related certifications, as directed by the Village, to gain certain necessary skills for the position. 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 Engineering Technician has the primary responsibilities listed below, but is not limited to them.  The person hired in this position:

  • 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, N.F.I.P, and zoning code violations; 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 installs and maintains automated traffic counting devices; downloads data, writes reports, and prepares and traffic studies.
  • Collects field data via surveying in the field; gathers topography, locates property pins, property lines, and easements; lays out survey grades and stakes, and marks items in the field for removal and replacement on improvement projects.
  • Reviews and updates water-main, sanitary-sewer, 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 bidding projects, reviewing plans, inspecting construction, documenting progress, and closing out of annual M.F.T roadwork, Village, and other 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 service requests and will need to investigate the complaints from the general public. Coordinates and enforces 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.

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

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a strong technical background with design and engineering site improvement review and inspection experience. Satisfactory completion of an associate degree, or bachelor degree, from an A.B.E.T accredited institution, and at least three (3) years of experience as a full-time plan examiner and/or inspector in site development is highly desired.
  • Possession of Technology Transfer Training (I.D.O.T) certifications from T2 coursework, I.D.O.T Documentation Class Certificate, Topcon G.P.S Training, Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (C.P.E.S.C), and Certified Floodplain Manager (C.F.M) are a plus.
  • 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 and demeanor to successfully deal with the public, in person, in virtual meetings, and over the phone, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy preferred.
  • Be able to skillfully and effectively communicate in written form via email, memos and letters.
  • Successfully utilize MS Office, CityView, AutoCAD and Civil 3D, Topcon GPS, STARNeXt, Bluebeam Revu, LaserFiche, Acrobat, GIS, and Google Workspace.


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 including holidays; 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, uneven surfaces, woods and brush, 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.


The annual salary range for the position is $78,553 - $108,736. 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.


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, or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall. Position will remain open until filled. Only one  application per person is accepted.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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Lateral Police Officer Positions – Police Department

The Board of Police Commissioners of the Village of Addison, Illinois is accepting lateral applications for the position of police officer with the Addison Police Department. The Addison Police Department provides excellent compensation and benefit package but also has a plethora of specialty positions. Those specialties are:

  • Four General Detectives
  • Two Gang investigators (TAC)
  • Four Task Force Officer (DEA, HSI, FBI, DUMEG)
  • Two School Resource Detectives
  • Two Crime Prevention Officers
  • Crime Reduction Unit (CRU)
  • Traffic Unit
  • One NIPAS SWAT operator
  • One NIPAS Mobile Field Force Officer
  • Multiple Patrol Officer specialties (ET, FTO, Breath Op, Juvenile Officer, Accident Reconstruction, ETC)

Addison Police Department also participates in MERIT investigations with Detectives and Evidence Technicians who assist with Major Crimes call outs.

The Addison Police Department prides ourselves as a well-trained organization who consistently provides our Police Officers with the ability to participate in training programs across the country with most training costs covered by the Police Department. This not only includes standard NEMRT training course but relevant police-based training course from outside organizations. Officers can also look forward to tuition reimbursement for continued learning and degree programs.

Salary: $84,359 - $94,947 (Depending on years of service - Maximum of five (5) years)
Top Patrol Officer Salary:  $119,713 (Effective November 1, 2023)

Population: 37,330

Sworn Police Officers: 68

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Addison: 

  • Status as a full-time sworn municipal police officer, state trooper, county Sheriff's deputy, or federal law enforcement officer in good standing with the current law enforcement agency in which he/she serves for no more than five (5) years;
  • U.S. citizenship;
  • No felony convictions;
  • Valid state-issued driver's license;
  • Out of state applicants will be required to attend a State of Illinois certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy;
  • Possess an Associate's Degree -OR- the equivalent of at least 60 credit hours at an accredited college, university or junior college (official transcripts will be required at the background investigation stage);
  • Has taken and passed such examinations as the Commission deems necessary to determine fitness for duty as a police officer;
  • The application is free to all applicants.

Submission of Application

  • Applications MUST be submitted online.  Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted.
  • Applications are being accepted on an on-going, continuous basis and will be reviewed at the time of a vacancy.  Immediate openings are available. 

To apply for this position or obtain additional information,
please visit the following website:

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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Community Development Inspector 2 – Community Development Department

Summary of Position and Duties:

The Village of Addison, IL (population 43,000) is a strong community with a thriving business district, robust industrial park and well maintained residential community in DuPage County, located in the heart of the western suburbs. The Community Development Department is seeking a plan reviewer/building inspector with high energy and enthusiasm to join a team of dedicated industry leaders in a team oriented work environment.

The plan reviewer / inspector will review residential and commercial construction documents, specifications, and associated materials for compliance with our adopted ICC model building codes and local code amendments. This person must be well versed in The Illinois Energy Conservation Code, International Energy Conservation Code, Illinois Accessibility Code, and the American with Disabilities Act.

With a customer centric focus, the plan reviewer / inspector works closely with residents, business owners, architects, and contractors using the ability to effectively communicate in technical and basic terms with a high level of customer service, focus, and patience. This person also interacts directly with our building inspectors and collaborates with our engineering, zoning, code enforcement, and housing personnel within our department.

Addison’s permitting process uses CityView permitting software with an online portal for customers and staff uses Bluebeam as the primary digital markup tool for all plan reviews. Technical knowledge and computer literacy in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace is a must.

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong knowledge of reading construction documents and thorough understanding of mechanical systems, electrical services, power and lighting distribution, framing systems, and foundation systems. The plan reviewer / inspector must possess a significant comprehension of use group and occupancy classification in structures, types of construction, means of egress, and fire protection systems.

An associate’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management with four to six years’ experience in building design and construction is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. The selected candidate must have a minimum of three ICC certifications as a Plans Examiner and/or Building Inspector, or the ability to obtain these certifications within the first two years of employment.

The plan reviewer / inspector is a full-time, non-union, non-exempt position. The salary range is $80,035 - $110,788. The Village of Addison has a comprehensive benefits package including full medical, HSA and PPO accounts, dental and life insurance; pension; paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick leave. Deferred compensation plans and dedicated financial planning assistance.


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 or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.   Only one application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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To avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of favoritism or bias and to enhance supervision, security, and morale, the Village of Addison believes it advisable to prohibit the employment of relatives in a direct supervisory relationship or to prohibit having two (2) relatives employed in the same department/division. In addition, this policy bars the hiring or employment of an employee's relatives in any position that would: 

  • Have the potential for creating an adverse impact on work performance; or
  • Create either an actual conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest, such as the relative having an auditing or control relationship to the employee's job.

 “Relatives” (including blood/step/in-law/adopted/legal guardian) are defined as spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, child, uncle, aunt, grandparent, grandchild, or any individual with whom an employee has a close personal relationship, such as a domestic partner, co-habitant, or significant other. The same prohibitions apply to employees who marry, cohabitate, or become related by marriage.  The provisions of this policy are not limited to personal or familial relationships amongst supervisors, managers, and subordinates. The policy also includes personal and/or familial relationships between individuals working as peers in any department when such relationship actually disrupts the operation of the department or the Village.


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:

PLEASE NOTE: Resumes will not be accepted without a completed job application.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you wish to apply for more than one open position,  you must submit a separate application for each position.