Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Communications & Special Events Assistant

The Village of Winfield, IL (estimated population 10,000, daytime population 20,000) is seeking candidates for the part-time position of Communications & Special Events Assistant in this affluent community located 27 miles west of Chicago in DuPage County.  

Under the general direction of the Village Manager, the Communications & Special Events Assistant drafts articles, posts, and/or updates for Village communication via print, such as the Village Newsletter, or via digital methods, including email communications, website updates, social media posts, etc.; assists with the design and creation of Village communications and/or marketing materials; and aids staff in maintaining the Village calendar.

In addition, this position assists Village staff with special event planning, including all aspects of event coordination, event staffing (as necessary), taking event photographs, and other responsibilities, as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

This position is primarily a remote, work from home position, requiring occasional office or special event attendance in person as needed. A detailed job description for this position can be found HERESuccessful applicants for this position must have:

  • An Associate’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design, or related discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years of combined experience in communications, social media management, graphic design, professional writing, event planning, and/or performing similar work in a normal business or government setting, or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Publisher applications
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Strong analytical, communication, presentation, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or prior experience in Adobe Creative Cloud applications preferred

This is a part-time position, with a starting range of $21.25 - $23.91 per hour. Scheduling will be flexible throughout the year, with an anticipated average of 10-20 hours per week. No other benefits are offered with this position.

Applications are being accepted until position is filled, with a first review of applications May 13, 2021. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position, resume, relevant portfolio materials, and a completed job application online HERE. Applicants chosen by the Village for an interview will be contacted directly. All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment screening.

Part-Time Seasonal Public Works Maintenance Worker

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

This position entails assisting maintenance crews working on street, storm drainage, and utility systems and/or equipment operation work performed to maintain and repair Village public works and water/sewer facilities. Working hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Normal work responsibilities call for high levels of physical efforts characterized by lifting and hauling of loads exceeding fifty (50) pounds many times throughout a normal workday. Physical efforts may include: stooping, crawling, crouching, climbing and other continuous physical activity. Other forms of continuous activity include using heavy power tools, the use of which may be required in any outdoor weather conditions.

No previous experience is required.  Successful applicants for this position must possess the knowledge equivalent of a High School diploma with major course emphasis in a vocational program, and be 18 years of age or older.  Prior experience in Public Works and/or similar work is preferred. Applicant should possess and maintain a current and valid Class D Illinois driver's license. Applicant must be capable of passing a work related pre employment physical examination and physical proficiency test. 

Starting hourly rate is $15.00 per hour, dependent on qualifications. No benefits are associated with this position. 

Applications are being accepted until available positions are filled, with applications reviewed on an ongoing basis. Interested candidates can submit a job application along with references HERE

All job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of pre-employment drug testing and physical exam, physical proficiency test. 

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. To learn more about job duties and requirements, as well as apply for the position, please visit BS&A Online.

Because of the number of applications the Village receives, the Village is unable to contact all applicants. Candidates will be contacted directly if they are chosen as an interview candidate for an open position.

The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, unfavorable discharge from the military, handicap, disability, or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable legal standards.