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Maintenance Worker I

The Village of Winfield is seeking applications for the position of Maintenance Worker I in the Public Works Department.


This position entails maintenance work on street, storm drainage, and utility systems and/or equipment operation work performed to maintain and repair Village public works and water/sewer facilities. A full job description detailing job duties and working conditions can be found at


Previous experience in a Municipality is preferred, but not required. This position requires the employee to be on-call for emergencies out of regular work hours periodically throughout the year. Successful applicants for this position must possess the knowledge equivalent of a High School diploma with major course emphasis in a vocational program.  One to two years of experience in Public Works and/or utilities operations work is preferred. Applicant should possess and maintain a current and valid Illinois driver's license with the appropriate “CDL” endorsement (Class B minimum, Class A preferred) with air brake certification. If not currently held, applicant must acquire within 1 year of employment.  Applicant must be capable of passing a work related pre-employment physical examination and physical proficiency test.


Starting hourly rate is $23.71 to $27.49 per hour, dependent on qualifications. The Village of Winfield provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits, life insurance coverage, flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).


Applications are being accepted until position is filled, with a first review of applications September 7, 2016. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter explaining interest in position and resume along with a completed job application. Job applications are available at Resumes and completed applications should be submitted to:


Village of Winfield

Attn: Human Resources

27W465 Jewell Road      

Winfield, IL 60190


All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment drug testing and physical exam, physical proficiency test, and background check. The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Human Resources Officer

Village of Winfield
27W465 Jewell Road
Winfield, IL 60190

Part-time Police Officer

This position supplements the full-time patrol force and is responsible for the protection of the life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and the enforcement of laws and ordinances. A significant portion of time involves public contact where discretion and tact is conscientiously exercised. Duties are performed in accordance with police procedures, practices, standards, general orders, and regulations.


Job Duties:                                                                                                                             

  • Patrols to observe, prevent, or terminate unlawful acts.
  • Assists in transporting, booking and monitoring prisoners.
  • Responds to traffic or other accidents. Secures scene; gives first aid and calls for medical assistance. Collects evidence, information and completes reports.
  • Directs traffic. Enforces parking restrictions, conducts crowd control, and prevents blockage of public access.
  • Operates radar unit; issues warnings or citations. May conduct tests for intoxication.
  • Searches buildings, residences, and surrounding areas for criminal suspects.
  • Responds to requests for mutual aid.
  • Serves warrants or summons.
  • Assists in protecting and/or processing crime scenes.
  • May assist in suspect interrogations; make court appearances.
  • Provides foot patrol during Village events such as Good Old Days and the Criterium bike race.


  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  • Possession of Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board certified Police Officer credentials.
  • Must have prior experience as a Police Officer and left past Department in good standing.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours (days, afternoon, nights, weekdays, weekends, holidays).
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local civil and criminal statutes and ordinances.
  • May not be employed as a commissioned Police Officer at another governmental agency.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and render objective decisions.
  • Ability to complete accurate reports, maintain required certifications.
  • Have a valid Class D Illinois driver’s license.


Schedule and hours: a variety of shifts, including weekend and holidays with a minimum of 24 hours per month. Wage: $22.00 per hour. Applicants not meeting requirements will not be considered. This is a part-time, permanent position with no benefits. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume no later than Wednesday, October 26, 2016 to:

Village of Winfield

Attention: John Schwarz

27W465 Jewell Road

Winfield, IL 60190

Fax: (630) 665-1767 or

The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Village of Winfield, Illinois
27West465 Jewell Road
Winfield, IL 60190
Ph: (630) 933-7100
Fx: (630) 665-1767
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