Employment

The Village's Human Resources Department issues all notices and publications for employment opportunities for the Village of Arlington Heights. These opportunities include internships, seasonal/temporary work, as well as full and part-time employment. Our current openings are listed below.

Please note that there are three distinct employment applications; one for permanent full and part-time positions; one for seasonal, temporary and internship positions; and one for certified Police Officers. These applications cannot be accepted for Entry Level Firefighter or Entry Level Police positions.

To apply in person, please visit Human Resources, located on the 3rd floor of Village Hall at 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 or contact Human Resources at 847.368.5161. The Village of Arlington Heights is an equal opportunity employer. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon completion of a pre-employment drug screen.








Full-Time Positions

Public Works Department |Utility Technician

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of Utility Technician in the Public Works Department.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining and updating reference maps and systems regarding utility specifications, field documents, GIS System, drawings and maps pertaining to sewer, water, street lighting systems and other infrastructure assets throughout the Village. Disseminates information when required for utility repairs, utility right of way permits or building projects. Would serve as the liaison between Public Works, and the internal GIS consortium.    

Requirements include Associates of Science Degree with coursework in Civil Engineering Technology, CADD Design, GIS or related field and with two or more years of experience on engineering work with application of GIS or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  The work hours are 7:00 a.m. –  3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Performs snow and ice removal as needed.

Minimum starting salary for this position is $65,999. Includes excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application.  Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or e-mail to:  jobs@vah.com.  The fax number is 847-368-5990. Applications will be accepted in the Human Resources Department. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries.

Arlington Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a physical and a pre-employment drug screen.



Part-Time and Temporary & Seasonal Positions

Police Department | Part-time Police Records Clerk

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for a Part-Time Records Clerk position to work 20 hours a week, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Police Department.

Responsibilities include performing clerical duties including, but not limited to, data entry, record keeping, responding to subpoenas or similar duties as assigned by the Records Bureau supervisor. Customer service tasks such as answering the telephone and assisting members of the public at the Police Records front counter.

Requirements include High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and one year previous experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Qualified applicants will be required to take computerized tests in data entry and basic office skills.

Minimum hourly rate is $25.59.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application. Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or email to jobs@vah.com. The fax number is 847-368-5990. Deadline to apply is June 29, 2018 at 5 p.m. Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website.

The Village of Arlington Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen.

Human Resources| Intern
                                         

The Village of Arlington Heights is seeking candidates for the temporary position of Intern in the Human Resources Department. 

The Intern will be exposed to all of the functions of the Human Resources Department including benefits, recruitment, pre-employment testing, survey and questionnaire creation, and Human Resources Information Systems. 

Applicants should be in the process of obtaining a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or equivalent. 

Qualifications include one year of office experience, proficiency with Microsoft Office, and planning and organizational skills. 

Hours for this position will be approximately 16 hours a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) $11.00 hourly rate. 

Applications and resumes will be accepted at Village Hall in the Human Resources Department, 33 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005 or to jobs@vah.com 

This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries. 

The Village of Arlington Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Any offer of employment will be conditional upon a pre-employment drug screen. 


Senior Center

TEMPORARY ON-CALL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of temporary On-Call Administrative Assistant to fill-in at the Senior Center. This position would work on an as needed basis and the hours would vary depending on the hours of operation; Monday and Wednesday would work hours as needed between 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 p.m; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. This position provides support by performing a variety of activities, such as word processing, data entry and miscellaneous other office duties and must demonstrate exceptional people skills. Responsibilities include coverage of the Senior Center switchboard, program registration and assistance to the Senior Center patrons. The candidate will need to effectively communicate with the Senior Center Manager, Senior Center Main Office Staff and other Agencies. Requirements include one or more years of secretarial experience, computer knowledge in Microsoft Office products, planning and organizational skills, strong work ethic and the ability to work as a member of a team.

Minimum starting hourly rate for this position is $15.00 per hour. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application. Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or e-mail to: jobs@vah.com. The fax number is 847-368-5990. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries.

The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen 

Recruitment for Fire Department & Police Department

Fire Department

ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTER 
For questions regarding Entry Level Firefighter Recruitment, please contact Kelly Livingston, Village of Arlington Heights' Human Resources Coordinator, at 847.368.5152.


Police Department

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
The Village of Arlington Heights population 75,101 is looking for certified applicants to complement our Police Department. The Police Department has 109 Sworn Personnel. Officers work a 6 day on and 3 day off schedule. 


Arlington Heights Offers

  • Effective January 1, 2018, starting salary range based upon experience, $75,516 - $83,212. Top pay of $101,056 reached in three to four years; $65,292 starting for non-certified.
  • Longevity pay reached after five years of service
  • Superior fringe benefits and pension plan
  • Health, Dental and Life insurance plans
  • Permanent shifts on a 6 days on/3 days off schedule
  • No residency requirement
  • Specialty positions include Criminal/Juvenile Investigations; Crime Prevention Officer; School Resources Officers; Canine Handlers (3); Problem Oriented Policing Unit; Traffic Unit; Forensic/Arson Investigators; Honor Guard; Bicycle Officers; Field Training Officers; Less Lethal Officers; Patrol Rifle Officers; Motorcycle Officers; Traffic Crash Investigators; Gang/Tactical Unit; Task Force Assignments to DEA and FBI; MCAT Investigators and NIPAS/Mobile Field Force.

Qualifications

  • Associate Degree or 60 semester hours of credit from an accredited institution
  • U.S. Citizenship  
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes
  • Pass oral interview, background investigation, polygraph, and psychological exam
  • Pass medical exam including drug screening
  • Previous status as a certified Police Officer in the State of Illinois for one year after completion of a probationary period
  • Currently in good standing in the police department in which the person serves
  • Possess substantially equivalent skills and abilities as a Village of Arlington Heights Police Officer who has completed the probationary period, as determined by the Village, and taken and passed such examinations as the Commission deems necessary to determine fitness for duty as a police officer. 

How To Apply
Certified Police Officer applications are available online; refer to the Certified Police Officer Application shown above.  You can also apply at in the Human Resources Department at the Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. 

Candidates will not be required to attend an orientation, physical agility or take a written examination. 

For further questions regarding Certified Police Officer Recruitment, please contact Kelly Livingston, Village of Arlington Heights' Human Resources Coordinator, at 847.368.5152.