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 and physical. 

Full-Time Positions

Financial Assistant/Accounts Payable
The Village of Arlington Heights, Illinois, is one of the largest Chicago suburbs with a population of 75,100. The Village is seeking a full time Financial Assistant / Accounts Payable in the Finance Department. 

Responsibilities include, maintaining files and documentation in accordance with policy and accepted accounting practices. Reconciles vendor statements, researches and corrects discrepancies, and responds to various inquiries. Reviews withdrawals and credit card payments.

Candidates will have strong communication, customer service and organizational skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is expected; familiarity with additional software programs is valued. Working knowledge of accounts payable/general ledger systems, procedures and financial chart of accounts. Working knowledge of clerical/accounting practices, strong analytical and math skills are necessary.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and a minimum of two years of experience providing bookkeeping or accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Starting salary for this position $61,684 and includes a diverse and competitive benefits package.

Applications are available online and will be accepted at the Village Hall in the Human Resources Department, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Fax to 847.368.5990, or e-mail 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 and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all. Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen.

Enterprise Systems Analyst | Integrated Services Department IT Division            
The Village of Arlington Heights, a northwest suburb of Chicago, population 75,100, is seeking an Enterprise Systems Analyst position in the Integrated Services Department-IT Division. 

This position is responsible for maintaining and improving information systems with a concentration on software and end user support for the Village. Participates with Information Technology staff to maintain and support applications, define end user application requirements, train and support end users, diagnose and resolve software problems, and ensure data integrity and security. Must be able to provide after-hours support on an as needed basis. 

The qualified candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or closely related field. Four years of IT experience in application administration and system support, Microsoft SQL database and Microsoft Office 365 Administration, project management, and providing software system support or equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Minimum starting salary is $78,902. Includes excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an online application. Completed 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. 

Arlington Heights is an equal opportunity employer. Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a pre-employment drug screen.

Part-Time Positions
Please check back with us for part-time positions as the Village has no part-time openings at this time. Thank you!
Internships & Seasonal Job Openings


Recruitment for Fire Department & Police Department

Fire Department

For questions regarding Entry Level Firefighter Recruitment, please contact Kelly Livingston, Assistant Director of Human Resources, at 847.368.5152.

Police Department

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. 

For questions regarding Certified Police Officer, please contact Kelly Livingston, Assistant Director of Human Resources, at 847.368.5152.

Arlington Heights Offers

  • Starting salary range based upon experience as of January 1, 2021, $81,164 - $89,435. Top pay of $108,613 reached in three to four years;
  • 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 Investigators, Crime Prevention Officer, School Resource 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 NCNTF, MCAT, NIPAS EST and ILEAS Field Force.
  • An Associate degree OR 60 hours of college credit from an accredited institution OR 24 months of honorable military service OR 180 days of military combat duty;
  • Have vision correctable to 20/20;
  • Be a U.S. citizen and have a valid Illinois driver’s license;
  • Pass oral interview, background investigation, polygraph, psychological exam, and medical exam, including a drug screening.
  • Status as a certified Police Officer in the State of Illinois for one year after completion of a probationary period. In good standing in the police department in which the person currently 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.
  • Length of selection process varies based on vacancies. Customarily, the process takes 4-6 months.
  • Applicants may reapply after six months if not selected.

How To Apply

Certified Police Officer applications are available to download by clicking here.  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. 

For questions or more information, call the Administrative Service Division at 847-368-5300 or e-mail policerecruitment@vah.com.

Arlington Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.