Employment Opportunities

Finance Director

The Village of Winfield, Illinois is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Finance Director.  Winfield, with a population of approximately 10,000 residents, is a western suburb of Chicago in DuPage County. The Finance Director serves as the primary financial resource to the Village President, Board of Trustees, and staff.  Under the direction of the Village Manager, the Finance Director oversees the Finance Department including Accounting, Purchasing, Utility Billing, and Fiscal Management. Additional information can be found at BSA Online.   

The successful applicant will have a comprehensive understanding and successful track record in the full range of municipal finance.  Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a closely related field, as well as a minimum of seven (7) years professional, governmental work experience, including supervisory experience or equivalent combination of related education and experience.  A Master’s degree and/or related certification such as a CPA are desirable.

Starting salary range is $130,188 -$150,923 DOQ.  Excellent benefits included.   The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and five (5) professional references to Human Resources.  Position is open until filled with the first review of applicants on September 29, 2023.

Community Service & Code Enforcement Officer

The Village of Winfield is seeking applicants for the full-time position of a dual role Community Service & Code Enforcement Officer. This is a civilian, uniformed position that operates under the general direction of the Police Department as well as the Community Development Department. 

 Work involves responsibility for protecting life and property, responding to non-criminal complaints, and enforcing ordinances. An employee of this class may be assigned to duties involving traffic control, parking enforcement, vehicle and building lockouts and other duties that do not require the presence of a sworn police officer. This position will also investigate both on view and citizen generated complaints as related to the adopted Property Maintenance Codes and other related Village Codes. 

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing field investigations involving violations of municipal codes, ordinances and regulations, and providing record keeping, reports and correspondence. Issues courtesy notices, notices of violation, citations, correction notices, and stop work orders to ensure compliance. Conducts follow‐up investigations to ensure compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. 

 Work is normally performed without direct supervision and an individual must be able to exercise independent judgment. The majority of the work day will be spent outdoors throughout the Village. This is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy working with people and using their independent, problem-solving abilities to make a difference in the community. Work is reviewed and evaluated by a superior through reports, observations, and discussions. 

 Minimum qualifications; 18 years of age, high school graduate or equivalent, and successful completion of a background investigation. Position requires a valid Illinois Class D driver’s license. Ability to work in both an outdoor and an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to walk, stand, sit, climb or balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Starting hourly rate is $26.35 to $28.31 per hour, dependent on qualifications. This position is expected to work 40 hours per week with the occasional evening or weekend hours as needed. However, hours will generally be Monday through Friday during normal Village business operations. The Village of Winfield provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance coverage, flexible spending account, 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 15, 2023. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter explaining interest in the position along with a resume to Human Resources.  Additioanl information can be found at BS&A Online.

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 and background check. The Village of Winfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.