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.








Part-Time Community Health Nurse | Health & Human Services

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of part-time Community Health Nurse.  Work hours are 22.5 per week from 8:30am-5:00pm and may include Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and the ability to be flexible which will be discussed during the interview process. This position will also be required to work temporary events that include evenings, weekends or holidays.

 

Responsibilities include assessing and providing nursing care to patients in their homes, at clinic sites, in school settings, etc., as part of a comprehensive community health care program. The preferred candidate will possess strong community health skills including geriatric assessments, wellness clinics, TB (Mantoux) administration and interpretation. This position would work independently and draw upon their education, training and experience in making determinations as to the most appropriate manner in which to carry out their nursing duties.

Requirements include a Bachelor degree in Nursing and three or more years of previous nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. A valid State of Illinois license as a registered nurse and state issued driver’s license are also required. Possession of a valid CPR Certification or ability to attain within 1 month of hire including first aide certification and vision and hearing screening certification when classes are available. Computer knowledge in Microsoft Office products, planning, confidentially, and organizational skills, strong work ethic, outstanding customer service and the ability to work as a member of a team.

Minimum starting hourly rate for this position is $40.47 per hour, effective January 15, 2018.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application available on the Village’s website at www.vah.com. 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. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights please visit our website at www.vah.com

Maintenance Worker I | Public Works Department

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker I, Street Unit, in the Public Works Department.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), one or more years of experience in general or municipal maintenance and repair or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  Additional Requirement: Valid Commercial Driver’s License Class A with airbrake and tanker endorsements is preferred but must be obtained within six months of hire.  Must be able to respond for scheduled and unscheduled overtime due to snow events, wind storms, flooding events, water main repairs, special events, and other unforeseen emergency occurrences.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, maintaining repairs and reconstructing Village streets, curbs, sidewalks, parking garages, and other roadway structures.  Performs hot mix asphalt, concrete and paver brick sidewalk repairs. Performs snow and ice removal.  Operates equipment and machinery including front-end loaders, backhoe loaders, and skid steer loaders.  Operates street, sidewalk, and parking garage sweepers. May operate equipment that is more complex for extended periods of time. This is a multi-level position classification.

Minimum starting salary for this position is $57,391. Includes excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application available on the Village’s website at www.vah.com. 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. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights please visit our website at www.vah.com.

Utility Technician | Public Works Department

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 available on the Village’s website at www.vah.com. 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. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights please visit our website at www.vah.com. 

Part-Time Administrative Assistant | Integrated Services Department – Manager’s Office

The Village of Arlington Heights is seeking candidates for a part-time position of Administrative Assistant in the Integrated Services Department/Manager’s Office. This position will work 25 hours a week, Monday through Thursday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and Fridays from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Will perform work of moderate difficulty requiring the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments. Provides skilled administrative support for the department, which includes the handling of liquor licenses, scheduling meeting rooms, assisting with processes relating to community events, preparing correspondence, processing payments for invoices, ordering and managing office supplies. Duties also include answering multi-line incoming phones, assisting residents/visitors on the phone and at the counter while providing outstanding customer service. Performs data entry of incoming requests and record keeping.

The qualified candidate should possess a minimum of three years of experience performing a variety of administrative and secretarial responsibilities, computer knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, communication, writing and organizational skills, strong work ethic and the ability to work as a member of a team. Municipal experience preferred.

Qualified applicants will be required to take a computerized administrative test including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a typing skill test with a minimum of 40 words per minute.

Minimum starting hourly rate for this position is $29.43 per hour.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application available on the Village’s website at www.vah.com. 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. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website at www.vah.com.

Employee Benefits Coordinator | Human Resources

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Employee BENEFITS COORDINATOR

GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment of candidates and selection process for the next Employee Benefits Coordinator for the Village of Arlington Heights.

About the Community
Arlington Heights, IL (75,100) is a thriving, established community that has successfully blended its rich history with progressive development. This highly regarded Village provides its residents and visitors with an abundance of cultural, educational, recreational and entertainment opportunities. Located 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, Arlington Heights is home to the Arlington Park Race Track and has an energetic downtown where residents gather nightly to dine in a wide variety of restaurants and enjoy a number of cultural amenities. A family-oriented community, residents enjoy high quality municipal services, beautiful parks and open spaces, a variety of recreational options and commercial areas that provide numerous retail opportunities.

Arlington Heights is known as a community of friendly neighborhoods and families where children grow up and often come back to raise their families in the community. Arlington Heights’ unique combination of small town charm, big city amenities and excellent public and private schools make it one of Chicago’s most desirable suburbs in which to live. The community is home to several vibrant commercial districts, the jewel of which is the downtown. The downtown provides a rare and unique opportunity to live, dine, be entertained and travel to work in a bustling, thriving atmosphere.

Arlington Heights is also known for the Arlington Park Race Track, home of the Arlington Million, a Breeders’ Cup qualifying event. Founded in 1927 on land that was formerly farmland, the racetrack has been a regional landmark ever since. The current six-story grandstand was completed and opened in June 1989.

The Arlington Heights Park District, a separate government entity, includes 715 acres of land that includes 58 parks, of which five are community parks with outdoor swimming pools and community centers. In addition, the Park District operates a wide variety of special facilities including Olympic Indoor Swim Center, Hasbrook Cultural Arts Center, the Historical Museum, Forest View Racquet and Fitness Club, Arlington Lakes Golf Club, Sunset Meadows Driving Range, Nickol Knoll Golf Club, Lake Arlington, Melas Park Sports Complex, and Heritage Tennis Club. Residents and visitors coming to Arlington Heights enjoy a wide range of entertainment options including outdoor concerts, holiday parades and events, a Farmer’s Market and an extremely diverse and exciting collection of shopping and dining opportunities.

About the Village

The Village of Arlington Heights is a home rule municipality that operates under the Council/Manager form of government. The Mayor and eight members of the Board of Trustees are elected at large, on a non-partisan basis for four-year terms.  The Board appoints a Village Manager to administer the policy set by the Village Board. Arlington Heights is a fiscally strong community with a $180M total budget and 428.5 FTE’s with two labor unions.

 

Police Officers are represented by the MAP. Firefighters and /Fire Lieutenants are represented by the IAFF. The Village and its unions have embraced interest-based bargaining, resulting in very positive labor relations. There was a minimal use of attorneys in the most recent completion of three-year agreements.

 

About the Position – Duties and Minimum Qualifications     

The Employee Benefits Coordinator will be responsible for providing support in all areas of Employee Benefits and general Human Resource functions including: benefits administration, employee onboarding, wellness related matters, compliance, FMLA / COBRA administration, and employee relations. 

Qualified individuals will be expected to have a strong background in Human Resources, including experience with federal and state requirements and regulations affecting benefit plans and provision. Successful candidate will possess strong writing and analytical skills and have knowledge of HR Management programs and technology, as well as a demonstrated ability to work with HRIS software.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or related field
  • 3 years progressive experience in Human Resources including administration and compliance in benefits, IMRF, ICMA and FLMA;
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Professional certification in Human Resources preferred (PHS/SPHR OR SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP).
  • Experience with payroll and accounting functions preferred.


Compensation and Benefits    

The starting salary range is $78,900-$90,000. Salary DOQ. A comprehensive benefit package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance, flexible spending account and voluntary participation in a deferred compensation program. The Village also offers paid vacation, holidays and sick days.  
  
Selection Process    
Candidates should apply online immediately with a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.  First review of candidates shall occur on November 13, 2017. 


Click HERE to Apply!
 

For Questions Contact:
Mike Earl, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA ( 224.261.8366 or mearl@govhrusa.com

Mysi DeSantis, HR Generalist, GovHR USA at 847.380.3169 or mdesantis@govhrusa.com

The Village of Arlington Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Firefighter Recruitment | 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.

Forestry Intern | Temporary Position

The Village of Arlington Heights, a northwest suburb of Chicago, population 75,100 is seeking a temporary Forestry Intern in the Public Works Department. Applicants should be in the process of obtaining a degree in the field of Forestry, Forestry Management, Botany, Ecology or a related field. This position will require knowledge of tree identification and tree physiology.

Applicant must be able to work independently and outdoors for an extended period of time. Computer skills in Microsoft Office and ArcMap are a plus, but not required. Must be a minimum of 18 years old, ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to climb ladders, and operate power tools & equipment.

Hours for this position will be scheduled between 6:00am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, $13.50 per hour. A valid Driver’s License is required. This position is temporary and will last until 12/31/2017 and will conclude on that date. Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online seasonal application for employment. 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. Equal Opportunity Employer. Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen.

Intern | Human Resources Department

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 15 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. For additional info visit www.vah.com

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

Police Officer Recruitment | 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

  • Starting salary range, based upon experience,  $62,889 - $69,298.  Top pay of $84,158 reached in three to four years; $54375 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.

Police Officer Recruitment | Entry Level Police Officer

The Arlington Heights Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer until December 15, 2017 at 2 p.m.  You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee
  • High school diploma
  • 21 years old by date of written exam, January 20, 2018; maximum age of under 35 years unless the age limit is reached after being placed on Eligibility list, unless otherwise exempt by Statute.
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Associate’s degree OR 60 semester hours of credit from an accredited institution.  Original, official transcripts in sealed envelope required; photocopies/scans/unofficial transcripts not accepted.
  • Vision correctable to 20/20 in both eyes
  • Pass a comprehensive pre-employment screening process to include: background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination with drug testing. 
  • Applicants must submit proof of passing the POWER Test within ONE YEAR PRIOR to the written exam date, January 20, 2018.  Licensed POWER testing agencies:
    NIPSTA, 847.998.8090
    Joliet Junior College, 815.280.2674
    Triton College, 708.456.0300


Orientation Information | Optional

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Arlington Heights Village Hall Board Room, 3rd Floor
33 S. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Written Examination Information
Saturday, January 20, 2018
John Hersey High School
1900 E. Thomas Street
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

How To Apply

IOS Recruitment is managing the application process on behalf of the Arlington Heights Police Department. Applicants will be required to purchase the application for a non-refundable fee of $25. Please review this document carefully prior to purchasing the application. Should you have any questions, contact IOS Recruitment at recruitment@iosolutions.com or (800) 343.HIRE.

Applications will be available until December 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. All applications and required documents must be submitted to IOS Recruitment prior to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017 or you will be considered ineligible to participate in the testing process. You are wholly responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of your application. Visit recruitment.iosolutions.com to purchase and complete the online application for the position of Police Officer. When you have finished the application, you will receive a CONFIRMATION NUMBER. Save this number for your records.

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

Registered Nurse | On Call Temporary Position

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of on-call temporary Registered Nurse to work on an on-call basis. Work hours may include weekends and Fourth of July.

Strong immunization screening and vaccine administration skills required. First aid skills also necessary. Must be CPR certified. Candidate should possess strong communication skills. A valid State of Illinois license as a Registered Nurse as well as a valid Illinois driver’s license is required.

Hourly rate for this temporary position is $23.00. 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. Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen.

Operations Support Supervisor | Police Department

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for Operations Support Supervisor in the Police Department. This position is a civilian employee who performs a law enforcement support role. This position oversees day to day operations of staff including scheduling, training, evaluating, disciplining and hiring recommendations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to supervising assigned personnel, greeting visitors, answering inquiries and conducting regular inspections of department vehicles including related equipment. Inspects operational equipment and maintains computerized inventory as required. Schedules and manages repairs and maintenance of department vehicles and operational equipment. Copies digital recordings from in-car video cameras and maintains property inventory.

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.), experience with computerized inventory control and three years previous experience with a law enforcement agency including supervisory experience or a combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. 

Minimum starting salary for this position is $73,412. Includes excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application. Complete applications including cover letter and resume 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. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries.  For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website at www.vah.com.

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 8:00am to 8:15pm; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00am to 4:45pm and Saturdays from 8:00am-12:45pm.

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. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Any offer of employment will be conditional upon completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.