Employment Opportunities

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.

Part-Time Accounting & Finance Assistant

Under the general direction of the Finance Director, the Accounting & Finance Assistant is responsible for various monthly account and fund reconciliations, prepares journal entries, posts data to various financial registers, and completes various statistical analyses. This position assists management staff preparing monthly budget and expense reports, and assists with various annual financial reports. 

In addition, this position assists with biweekly payroll functions and assorted year-end W-2, W-9, 1099, and other tax reporting responsibilities, as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned or required. 

This position is an in-office position at Winfield Village Hall during normal Village business hours. A detailed job description for this position can be found HERE.

Successful applicants for this position must possess: 

  • An associate’s degree with major coursework in the business or accounting curriculum, with a minimum of two years of experience in bookkeeping or accounting in a modern office setting (preferably supplemented by coursework in accounting and finance); or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience. 
  • Sixty (60) semester credit hours of successfully-completed, college-level, accounting-related coursework is required in lieu of the Associate’s degree. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Previous municipal experience, enterprise resource planning software experience, and/or CPA preferred but not required.

This is a part-time position, with a starting range of $25.52- $29.59 per hour, depending on prior experience. Scheduling is flexible during normal business hours, with an anticipated average of 18 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 10, 2022. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position, resume, 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. 

Seasonal Public Works Maintenance Worker

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. 

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.